Tenants in All Saints & Taughboyne parishes, Donegal 1800.
Small Sources 51. So on we go for another 50! The list below contains 223 tenants of the Castle Forward Estate in the civil parishes of All Saints and Taughboyne, Co. Donegal around 1800. The original document is among the Wicklow Papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 38,561). It is a simple […]
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 […]
Waterford Tradesmen in the 1820s
Small Sources 23: This is a list of 79 tradesmen in Waterford compiled sometime between 1826 and 1847. It is in a file of documents in the National Library of Ireland (Ms. 15,028 (9)) entitled “Several hundred documents – petitions, resolutions, bills, lists of voters, etc., – in the Waterford election of .. 1826, the Tipperary […]
Labourers in Shanagolden, Co. Limerick 1808.
Small Sources 3: This is a list of 86 labourers working on the Spring-Rice Estate, Mount Trenchard, Limerick (Shanagolden area) on 5 dates from April to July 1808. The Spring-Rice family held the title Lord Monteagle, and their Limerick estate was in the barony of Shanid where they held land in the parishes of Kilmoylan, […]