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woulfe Mansfield
Small Sources 18: This list of 131 tenants is from the index to a rental of the Woulfe Mansfield estate in the period 1783–1811.  The original is in the National Library of Ireland, NLI Ms. 9632.  The Woulfe & Mansfield families had separate estates in Carrick-on-Suir, Co. Tipperary (Woulfe) and Rathgormuck, Co. Waterford (Mansfield).  In ...
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trant-dingle
Small Sources.   This rental of 63 tenants in the Dingle area of County Kerry is in the Trant Papers in the National Library of Ireland collection.   Further information on rentals is available in our article on rentals and their significance for family history.  The Trant family were originally from this area of Co. Kerry but moved in the ...
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Small Sources 12. This rent roll lists 25 tenants on the Kildare estate of William Tighe in 1825-26.   The estate is in the parish of Kilteel, Co. Kildare but no further information is provided as to which townlands they occupied. William Tighe lived in Woodstock, Co. Wicklow and had estates in several counties.  This was one ...
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The list below  are the signatories to a letter of 1828 petitioning Daniel O’Connell (local lawyer and politician, and leader of the Catholic Emancipation movement – see here) to represent the tenants of Sliebheena (near Castleisland, Co. Kerry) in a legal action to resist their eviction from their homes.  An extract reads “the glaringness of ...
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waterford John's hill
Small Sources No. 7:  These 17 tenants are listed in the ‘Ledger Accounts’ of the Paul Estate.   It also shows the annual rental amount.   John’s Hill is now part of Waterford city but at the time would have been outside the city.  The houses are of very variable sizes as is evident from the rental amounts ...
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Small Sources No. 6:  This is another list we found in the course of our family history research.    This list is from a single-sheet rental of part of the estate of Abel Ram Esq. in county Wexford for 1826.  It shows tenant’s names, location, acres held, and yearly rent.   You can see a full description ...
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Small Sources 20:  These 33 people were tenants of Thomas Lenegan in Pudding Lane, Thurles, Co. Tipperary  in 1816/17.  This is one of the main streets in the town of Thurles and is marked with a red dot in the above map.   The street  has since been renamed as ‘O’Donovan Rossa Street’.  It is unclear if ...
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