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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
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
Killinvoy Creggan (Farnaseer)
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
Creeve Corbally East
Creeve Corbally West
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