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Griffiths Lessors Lord Crofton, Viscount Dillon Roscommon

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John Hunter

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PostPosted: Wed Feb 23, 2005 7:49 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

What townlands are you researching?

Griffith’s Valuation for County Roscommon lists the land held by Lord Crofton.

Suggest you visit the following websites:

Search engine www.1Xquick.com and search for Crofton

Visit http://library.roscommoncoco.ie/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=al#focusfocusfocus
and search for Crofton




Townlands maps held in Roscommon museum.
Lord Crofton’s 1838 map book contains townland maps and lists of tenants for the following townlands:
Civil Parish Townland name
Kilmeane Ballymurray
Kilmeane Bolinree
Kilmeane Corgarve
Kilmeane Cornamaddy
Kilteevan Killeenboy
Killinvoy Creggan (Farnaseer)
Killinvoy Galey
Killummod Killummod
Killummod Knockroe
Killinvoy Meehaun
Kilmeane Moneymore
Kilmeane Mote Demesne
(Note the variation in the size of an acre compared to Griffith’s Valuation).

The Crofton papers held in the Roscommon County Library include the Elphin Estate rent books (1852 to 1898) for the townlands listed below.
Civil parish Townland
Ogulla Ballybeg
Ogulla Toomona
Creeve Boherroe
Baslick Carnakit
Creeve Cartron

Creeve Corbally East
Creeve Corbally West
Creeve Creevolan
Culleennaghamore Kilglass
Aughrim Gragullagh
Killummod Killummod
Ogulla Kilree
Killummod Knockroe
Creeve Lecarrow
Aughrim Lissavilla
Aughrim Lugateane
Creeve Rathardeagher
Ogulla Rathkeva
Creeve Turlagh

Edward Crofton’s Estate Rent Roll May 1778, major tenants only, covering townlands in the civil parishes of Baslick, Estersnow, Kilbryan, Kilgefin, Killinvoy, Killummod, Kilmean, Kiltrustan, Ogulla are held by the National Library in Dublin. Reference Ms 19672. (For records of other estates in County Roscommon see Tracing Your Irish Ancestors, John Grenham, 2nd Edition, page 194.)

Tumna Civil parish 1833.
Lord Crofton’s Estate Records in the National Library, Dublin, lists Tumna Civil parish tenants names alphabetically in the 1833 Rental Books. Reference National Library of Ireland MS 4531.

Beirne, Byrne, Connor, Hedian, Moraghan, Nerney. Hunter, Gildea, Kildea
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