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Flyleaf Press has published a third edition of its acclaimed ‘Guide to Tracing your Mayo Ancestors’  by Brian Smith.    The guide has been completely updated to include the many new sources which have become available since the last edition was published. Tracing your Mayo  Ancestors –  3rd Edition     by Brian Smith       ISBN: 978-1-907990-34-2 Retail:  €14.00     ...
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O'Donel estate
This is a list of leases granted to 344 named tenants by the O'Donel estate in the Civil Parish of Cong, Co Mayo from 1790 to approximately 1815. Some tenants are parties to several leases so the total number of individuals involved is difficult to define precisely.
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DeVesci 1775
Small Sources 61: This is a list of 112 tenants from a ledger among the DeVesci Papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 34,429).  The index is  a long (approx 14 x 50cm) book (see picture above right) which  is listed in the NLI catalogue  as “a larger folio rent ledger for DeVesci ...
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Crosbie (1024x802)
Small Sources No. 60: This is a list of 109 tenants of the Crosbie Estate in North Kerry for the period 1805-1812. The original document is in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 5033).  It is a ledger which, in addition to the index below, also contains the details of tenants’ accounts.  These are ...
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Roscommon Workers 1821
Small Sources 58: This is a list of 66 farm and garden workers on the Pakenham-Mahon estate in Strokestown, Co. Roscommon   in 1821.  It is a small book included in a file  entitled ‘Wages book of the Pakenham – Mahon estate‘  in the National Library of Ireland, Ms. 2598.  The book was apparently kept by ...
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Small Sources No. 57:  This is a list of 240 tenants from the index to a rental of the Sandes Estate in North Kerry for the period 1797 to 1828. The original document is in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 1792).  It is a large ledger which, in addition to the index below,  ...
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Small Sources 55:   Below is a list of 148 tenants in arrears to the Bellew estate in Galway in the years 1817-1820.   They are derived from several lists on loose pages among the Bellew papers in the National Library of Ireland (NLI Ms. 31,918). The Bellew family had extensive property in the parish of Moylough, ...
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Louth2
Small Sources 54:   This is a list of 148 servants,  tradesmen and labourers employed by Thomas Oliver Plunkett, 11th Lord Louth in the period 1801-03. Their place of employment was Louth Hall in the Civil parish of Tallanstown,  near Ardee, County Louth.  Logically, most of these workers (and particularly the labourers) would have been from the ...
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domville servants
Small Sources 53:  This is a list of 76 servants employed in two households of  the Domville family in  County Dublin in the period 1768-1795.    The records are arranged by person, and almost all are in the format ‘X was hired on (date) at (salary)‘  followed by a list of dated payments ending usually ...
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Dublin, Wednesday, 29 May 2019 Ancestor Network Ltd has been awarded the contract to support and assist the genealogy advisory service at the National Library of Ireland in 2019, following a public tender competition. This is the 8th consecutive year that the National Library of Ireland has selected Ancestor Network to provide this unique genealogy ...
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