Tenants of Farnham estate in Castlerahan Barony, Co. Cavan, 1717 – 1785.
Small Sources 41: This list of 69 tenants in 55 properties is from a rental (NLI Ms 11, 491 – 8) among the Farnham Estate papers and shows tenants with properties in County Cavan during a period from 1717 to 1785, and also the date of their leases and a synopsis of the lease terms. […]
Grand Jury Presentments
The relative shortage of Irish sources makes every record linking a name to a place useful. One of the obscure sources which can be used are the Grand Jury Presentments. Grand Juries were the forerunners of the modern County Councils. They were a panel of major landowners established in each county to make decisions on […]