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Hussey Map

Tipperary Studies

A 17th Century manuscript estate map for Ballingarry, Slieveardagh, Co. Tipperary. The surveyor is Thomas Hussey. The map includes the townlands of Ballintaggart, Mohober, Gragaugh, Lisnamrock, Bolintlea etc. The map covers one thousand eight hundred and sixty seven acres of the Ballingarry area and names some of the landowners. The map scale is forty perch to an inch. It is dated 1683. .

An act for sale of part of the estate of Thomas Lord Baron of Caher

Private acts of parliament

Tipperary Studies

This is a small collection of local interest private acts of parliament ranging from 1695 to 1905. An individual (wealthy, influential and of course male) who for example wanted a divorce or who wanted to undo some family arrangement about property had to finance a private act of parliament to achieve his ends. The various acts range from an act concerning fines in the County Palatine of Tipperary ...

Cole Bowen estate map book

Cole Bowen Papers

Tipperary Studies

While this family was based in Cork (Bowen’s Court, Co. Cork) the bulk of their land was in Tipperary amounting to around 5,000 acres. This came through the 1716 marriage of Henry Bowen to Jane, only child and heiress of Robert Cole of Ballymackey, Co. Tipperary. This is a large collection of mainly 19th century estate material, rentals and maps. Large volume of Tipperary estate maps covering 16 t ...

Photo from the Murphy Ballinamona Collection

Murphy family, Ballinamona collection

Tipperary Studies

This is a collection of family and estate papers from the Murphys of Ballinamona. The official Return of Owners of Land published in 1876 lists William Murphy of Ballinamona as having an estate of 856.75 acres. The family continued at Ballinamona until the death of Kathleen Murphy in 1975, the last of the family. What made the Murphy family different from their ‘Big House’ neighbours and which giv ...

Nodstown National School Roll book

Nodstown National School

Tipperary Studies

A collection of national school records for Nodstown National School from 1841 -1987. The Board of Education was set up in 1831 to create a nationwide government-assisted education system which was responsible for the establishment of national schools. The Nodstown boys school was established in 1839, registered with the board in 1840 and the girls school was established in 1839, registered in 184 ...

Lough Derg Yacht Club

Lough Derg Yacht Club

Tipperary Studies

A miscellaneous collection of records and documents relating to LDYC founded 1836.The collection includes minute books, accounts, regatta programmes and books, members lists, general correspondence, a short history of the club, lease and building & club improvements. A large collection of 20 boxes mainly ranging from 1893 - 1954 Includes (approximate dates) Minute Books 1883 - 1893, 1893 - 1897, 1 ...

Marlfield House Clonmel

The Bagwell Papers

Tipperary Studies

This is a large collection of papers relating to the Bagwell family of Tipperary. It relates entirely to estate matters from the 17th century Butler Ormonde interest to the end of the 20th century when the Bagwell connection with Clonmel finally ended. The Bagwell home, Marlfield, was burned during the Civil War and many personal papers were lost. The collection deals with the getting and letting ...

Poor Law Union Archive

Poor Law Union Records

Tipperary Studies

In 1838 the Irish Poor Law Act was passed, introducing an entirely new system of state welfare in Ireland. The result was the establishment of over one hundred Poor Law Unions throughout the country. Each Union had a Workhouse, financed by the payment of rates on landholders in the Union. The vast bulk of the Poor Law Union (PLU) sources comprise Minute and Rate Books. Minute Books contain the rec ...

An appeal to the public by James Tandy

Irish Office Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

This collection (1500 items) included parliamentary material from the Irish House of Lords and a collection of political pamphlets and essays commenting on political, social, economic and religious issues of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Ortelius map of Ireland

Dublin Castle Collection

Houses of the Oireachtas Library

The Dublin Castle collection (6,800 items) contains a variety of formats including historical monographs, maps, periodicals, cartoons, prints and pamphlets. The collection is particularly distinct in its holdings of visual and periodical material. Given the wide range of publication dates, major themes and topics of Irish history are represented. These include materials relating to: The 1641 rebel ...