COUNTY LONGFORD.--A brief Certificate of the number of acres of land, and nature, in co. Longford and territories of Elly O'Carroll, as the same are found by late measure made by Sir Tho. Rotheram, W. Parsons, his Majesty's Surveyor General, and Nich. Pynnar.

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Details of COUNTY LONGFORD.--A brief Certificate of the number of acres of land, and nature, in co. Longford and territories of Elly O'Carroll, as the same are found by late measure made by Sir Tho. Rotheram, W. Parsons, his Majesty's Surveyor General, and Nich. Pynnar.
Title: COUNTY LONGFORD.--A brief Certificate of the number of acres of land, and nature, in co. Longford and territories of Elly O'Carroll, as the same are found by late measure made by Sir Tho. Rotheram, W. Parsons, his Majesty's Surveyor General, and Nich. Pynnar.
Description:

Barony of Granard.--Arable and pasture, 14,036 acres; profitable wood, 2,294; bog, 4,905; unprofitable wood and bog, 2,323; mountain, unprofitable, 360; formerly granted by patents, 4,939; abbey held by patent, 7,229; glebe of new endowment, none; total, 36,086.

 

Barony of Ardagh.--Arable and pasture, 10,930; profitable woods, 1,395; bog, 5,109; unprofitable woods and bog, 486; mountain, unprofitable, none; formerly granted by patent, 1,055; abbey, as before, 280; glebe, 40; total, 19,295.

 

Barony of Shrowle.--Arable and pasture, 6,894 acres; profitable woods, 226; bog, 1,324; unprofitable woods and bog, 113; mountain, unprofitable, none; formerly granted by patents, 1,297; abbey, as before, 1,729; glebe, 37; total, 11,620.

 

Barony of Rathelyne.--Arable and pasture, 8,676; profitable woods, 1,648; bog, 2,126; unprofitable wood and bog, 804; mountain, unprofitable, none; formerly granted by patents, 465; abbey, as before, 2,464; glebe, 34; total, 16,217.

 

Barony of Moydowe.--Arable and pasture, 7,245; profitable woods, 1,030; bog, 2,009; unprofitable wood and bog, 1,740; mountain, unprofitable, 164; formerly granted by patents, 1,075; abbey, as before, 60; glebe, 66; total, 13,389.

 

Barony of Longford.--Arable and pasture, 10,022; profitable wood, 1,794; bog, 10,370; unprofitable wood and bog, 6,993; mountain, unprofitable, 1,186; formerly granted by patents, 2,282; abbey, as before, 84; glebe, 18; total, 32,749.

 

Total.--Arable land and pasture, 57,803; profitable wood, 8,387; bog, 25,843; unprofitable wood and bog, 12,459; mountain, unprofitable, 1,710; formerly granted by patents, 12,113; abbey, 11,846; glebe, 195; total, 130,356.

 

Com Regis (Kings County), territory of Elly O'Carroll.--Arable and pasture, 32,090; profitable wood, 4,782; bog, 5,642; unprofitable wood and bog, 4,627; mountain, unprofitable, 3,431; formerly granted by patents, 3,360; abbey, 136; glebe, 131; total, 54,199. It is to be observed in this certificate of the quantities above written that only the two kinds, viz., arable pasture and profitable wood, are to pass as valuable; all the rest are of very little value.

 

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Date: 30 Nov 1618
Held by: Lambeth Palace Library, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Extent: 4 Pages.
Unpublished Finding Aids:
  • Calendar of the Carew Manuscripts preserved in the Archiepiscopal Library at Lambeth, ed. J. S. Brewer & W. Bullen (6 vols., 1867-73), vol. V, document 204.

Former Reference Department: MS 613, p. 87

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