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Tenants on Ram Estate, Gorey, Co. Wexford in 1826 (Small Sources No. 6)

By September 23, 2016 June 3rd, 2018 Genealogy Research, General Genealogy News
This is another list wewexford-ram-rental-7-ms-823818 found in research for a planned guide to tracing ancestors in County Wexford.  See our existing titles here.    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. The holdings vary from 2 to 152 acres and rents vary from ~£2 to £200.  The properties are mainly in the Gorey area (Civil parishes of Liskinfere, Kilmacilloge, Kilcavan and Kilnahue) and one property is in Finglas, Dublin. The original is in the National Library of Ireland Ms.8238 (18).
The names are listed as spelled, and with the abbreviations used, e.g. Reps. = Representatives;  Robt. = Robert  etc.   Ancestor Network will offer 1 free hour of research by a professional researcher to  conduct further research on these individuals or obtain copies. Click here and quote ‘Wexford SS6’ in the subject line.

John Fidler                       –   Ballytegan
Reps. Humphrey Fidler                “
John Fidler Jun.                            “
Thomas Cook                                 “
Reps. John Cook                           “
Reps. Timothy Crane                   “
Matthew Oughton                        “
Robt. Wheatley                             “
Reps. Robt Hatton                       “
Mary Smith                                   “
Michael Duggan                           “
Benjamin Godkin                         “
Cornelius Conners                       “
Michael Coote                               “
Reps. A. Butler                 –  Churchtown
John Higginbotham       –   Coolanstud
Rev. Henry StEloy                      “
Reps. James Peppard     –  Clonattin
Lewis Miller Esq.                       “
John Bryan                                 “
William Cooke                           “
John Fiddler                              “
Thomas Fidler                           “
Dr. Hamilton                             “
Reps. A. Woodroofe                 “
Benjamin Goodkin                   “
Wm. Brownrigg Esq                 “
Moses Golan                              “
Henry Furney                            “
Peter Murphy                            “
John Redmond                         “
Thomas Dowse                          “
Richard Brownrigg     –      Moneynelane
Reps. John Darey (Davey?)   “
Reps D. Doran                          “
Widow H. Butler                      “
Wm. Mitchell    –                Moneycoss     (probably Moneycross)
Rev. H. St Eloy                          “
Nathaniel Whitmore                “
Reps. John Trotter       –    Finglas  (Dublin)
Jim Ryan

About Jim Ryan

Dr Jim Ryan is a writer and publisher on Irish genealogy. His book ‘Irish Records’ (Ancestry Inc., now Turner Publishing) is a standard guide. His other books include: Tracing your Dublin Ancestors (Flyleaf Press 2009); Irish Church Records (Flyleaf 2001); Sources for Irish Family History (Flyleaf 2001), and Tracing Sligo Ancestors (Flyleaf 2012). He has lectured extensively at genealogy meetings and his research interests include church records and Rentals. He writes blogs and articles for In-Depth Genealogist (http://theindepthgenealogist.com), and also a blog for www.flyleafpress.ie.

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