Category Archives: Kerry

Emigration and Education Statistics, 1931, Co. Kerry


Kerry, a maritime county in the province of Munster is bounded on the north by the mouth of the river Shannon, on the south by the Kenmare River and Cork county, on the east by counties Limerick and Cork, and on the west by the Atlantic Ocean. Its greatest length from Tarbert to Bolus Head is 69 miles and its greatest breadth from Mweelin Mountain east of Kenmare to Ballydavid (Smerwick Harbour) is 53 ½ miles.


The name Kerry I derived from Ciar (pronounced Keer), son of Fergus, ex-King of Ulster. Ciar settled in Munster, and his descendants who were called Ciarriaghe (pronounced Keeree) possessed the country from Abbeyfeale westward to the sea, and lying between Tralee and the Shannon. The name of the tribe was originally restricted to this territory, but eventually it became the name of the whole modern county. Kerry is frequently spoken of as “The Kingdom”, and this is explained by the fact that, by Letters Patent dated August 27th, 1329, Maurice FitzJohn FitzGerald was created Earl of Desmond, with a Royal Jurisdiction or Palatinate over the Co. Kerry, and by virtue of his Royal Seignory as a Count Palatine, he created his three sons by his second marriage to be hereditary knights, thus originating he titles of the White Knight, the Knight of Glin and the Knight of Kerry.


The three principal Mountain Ranges run westward to the end of the peninsulas of Dingle, Cahersiveen and Bearhaven, the latter chain belonging partly to county Cork. The Dingle Range rising over Tralee Bay includes Baurtregaum (2,796’); Cahirconree (2,713’); and Beenoskee (2,713’); north west of this is Brandon (3,127’); and westward is Mount Eagle (1,696’), a spur of which – Dunmore Head – is the most westerly point of the mainland. The Cahersiveen Range is divided into two chains. The first includes Magillicuddy’s Reeks – Carrauntuohill (3,414’) the highest summit in Ireland; Beenkeragh (3,314’) and Caher (3,200’). The Gap of Dunloe separates the Reeks from the Killarney Mountains – Tomies (2,413’), Purple Mountain (2,639’), Torc (1,764’), Mangerton (2,756’), Stoompa (2,281’) and Knockbrack (2,005’). This chain terminates east of Killarney with the Paps (2,284’) near Headford Railway Junction.

West of the Reeks, on Dingle Bay, are Drung (2,104’) and Knocknadober (2,267’) with Coomacarre (2,541’) to the south. The second chain includes Boughill (2,065’), Mullaghanattin (2,539’) and Coomcallee (2,135’) in the Kenmare district. The Bearhaven Range includes the Caha Mountains and the Derrynasaggart Mountains both lying on the boundary with Cork. Knockboy (2,321’) rises over Glengarriffe.

Isolated Peaks – near Tralee are the Glanruddery Mountains (1,097’) and the Stack Mountains (1,170’).

Beginning at the Shannon mouth the Headlands are Beal Point and Kerry Head; on Dingle peninsula are Brandon Head, Sybil Head, Clogher Head, Dunmore Head and Slea Head; on the south west of Valencia Island is Bray Head, south of it is Bolus Head and also Hog’s Head; at the mouth of the Kenmare River is Lamb’s Head.

The largest Island is Valencia. North of Valencia are the Blasket Islands, comprising the Great Blasket which is 3 ½ miles long with its two peaks, Croaghmore (961’) and Slievedonagh (937’); also Inishtooskert (573’) and 1 mile long; Tearaght (602’), Inishvickilane and Inishnabro.

The Magherees or Seven Hogs are in Tralee Bay, and Carrig Island is near Ballylongford at the mouth of the Shannon. South of Valencia are Puffin Island and the Skellig Rocks, the largest being the Greater Skellig (714’); also Scariff (839’) and Deenish outside Darrynane, and at the Kerry side of Kenmare River are the islands of Sherky, Rossdohan and Rossmore.

The Bays and Harbours beginning on the north are Ballyheigue Bay, Tralee Bay, Brandon Bay, Smerwick Harbour, Dingle Bay, Dingle Harbour, Ventry Harbour, Valencia Harbour, St. Finan’s, Ballinskelligs and Darrynane Bays. Lastly, there is the Kenmare River from which Kilmakillog and Ardgroom Harbours branch off on the south side, the latter belonging partly in county Cork.

Beginning on the north there are the following Rivers: The Shannon, washing the north shore of the county; the Blackwater rising in Kerry, then running along the county border with Cork and entering Cork; the Cashen formed by the junction of the Galey, the Feale which for 14 miles forms the county boundary with Limerick, and the Brick. The River Lee flows by Tralee and gives name to that town. The Maine (whose tributary is the Brown Flesk) and the Laune (which takes the overflow of Killarney Lakes) flow into Castlemaine Harbour. The Flesk (whose tributaries are the Loo and the Clydagh) flows into the Lower Lake of Killarney; the Gearhameen(whose tributary is the Owenreagh) flows into the Upper Lake. The Glenbehy and Caragh Rivers flow into Dingle Bay. The Ferta runs by Cahersiveen into Valencia Harbour, the Inny into Ballinskelligs Bay, the Cummeragh into Lough Currane, and the Boughty (whose tributaries are the Slaheny and the Finnihy) enters the sea at Kenmare and opens into what is known as the Kenmare River.

The Lakes of Kerry, combined with its mountains and valleys constitute the chief attractions of this picturesque county. The principal of them are the Lakes of Killarney – the Upper, the Middle and the Lower – also called Lough Leane. The Lower Lake which is 5 miles long by 2 ½ miles wide, contains several islands including Inishfallen and Ross. The Middle Lake is 2 miles long by ¾ mile wide, and the Upper Lake which is 2 ½ miles long by ½ miles wide contains a number of islands, and is connected with the Lower and Middle Lakes by a channel 3 miles long called the Long Range.

Near the Upper Lake is Looscaunagh Lough. The Devil’s Punch Bowl called in Irish Poulahyffrin (or the “Hole of Hell”) is near the summit of Mangerton. The other lakes in this county are Loughs Erhagh, Managh and Garragarry in a glen between Mangerton and Stoompa Mountains; near them is Lough Guitane, Inchiquin Lough, south of Kenmare River; Lough Caragh, 3 ½ miles long is at the base of Carrantuohill; Lough Currane or Waterville Lake is near Ballinskelligs Bay. Lough Derriana and Cloonaghlin Lake send their overflow into Lough Currane by the Cummeragh River.





Total Pop.

108,617 107,568 216,185

131,696 131,430 263,126

147,307 146,573 293,880

116,511 121,743 238,254

99,999 101,801 201,800

97,913 98,673 196,586

101,208 99,831 201,039

91,017 88,119 179,136

84,427 81,299 165,726

81,474 78,217 159,691

77,589 73,276 149,171

Families and Houses in 1926
The number of families in the county was 23,718 the average number in each family being 5.2. The number of inhabited houses was 27,541, showing an average of 5.4 persons to each house. The special inhabitants of public institutions are omitted from these calculations.

There were in the county 22,841 Occupiers or Heads of Families, who were in occupation of less than five rooms, being 96.3% of the total for the county. Of these 1,352 or 5.7% of the families in the county occupied one room; 6,638 or 27.6%, two rooms; 9,052 or 38.3%, three rooms; and 3,799 or 16%, occupied four rooms.

There were in the county 449 tenements in which the room had only one occupant; 688 cases where the room had 2-4 occupants, 175 cases in which there were 5-7 occupants and 40 cases where the occupants of one room exceeded 7 in number, including 4 cases where ten persons, and 1 case where eleven and 3 cases where twelve or more persons occupied the same room.

Birthplace of Inhabitants
Of the population in 1926, 94.96% were born in the county, 4.03% in other counties in Saorstat Eireann. 0.11% in Northern Ireland, 0.4% in Great Britain, and 0.4% were born abroad.

In 1911 there were in the county 127,672 persons aged 9 years and upwards; of these 110,469 or 86.5% could read and write; 2,051 or 1.6% could read only and 15,152 or 11.9% were illiterate. As this census is the starting point where the age was raised from 5 years to 9 years; no comparison can be made with previous figures from other censuses. The report states that the percentage of those of 5 years and upwards who were unable to read and write was 24.9% in 1891, 17.1% in 1901 and in 1911 had fallen to 14.8%.

IRISH SPEAKING (1861-1911)

No. of people 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911
Irish only 24,971 12,009 6,871 4,481 2,495 1,891
Irish & English 90,130 69,959 92,467 69,701 69,176 58,828
Irish Total 115,101 81,968 99,338 74,182 71,671 60,719
% of population 57.0 41.7 49.4 41.4 43.2 38.0

RELIGIONS, 1861-1911 (% of population)

Religion 1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911
Presbyterian 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.1 0.13 0.17
Church of Ireland 3.1 2.9 2.9 2.8 2.67 2.33
Roman Catholic 96.7 96.8 96.6 96.7 96.85 97.26
Methodist 0.1 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.22 0.17
Others 0.1 0.2 0.2 0.13 0.07

EMIGRATION (1861-1911)

1861 1871 1881 1891 1901 1911
54,672 40,480 27,036 50,855 38,599 23,074

Bog Bursts, Co. Kerry

The following are a list of book titles relating to Co. Clare. The topics are varied: history, heritage, geology, language and some tourist guides. Some of these may be easily obtainable, some are rare and out of print. Some are books and some pamphlets.

You can never find a book if you do not have a title to work with, once you have a title then you can search through on-line library catalogues or make an enquiry of your local library as to whether they partake in inter-library loan and if they can obtain a copy of a book for you from some other library. You can watch the item lists of auction houses, or those on inter-net auction sites. You can also contact book-sellers to find if they have a copy of the book should you be interested in purchasing it.

This list is arranged alphabetically by author. For the most part the publisher and year of publication are also included. You can use your browser to search for a particular word or you can read through the list. It is hoped to add to this list of books from time to time.

For these entries the highlighted name is usually the author, then, the name of the book. Followed by the place of publication and sometimes the publisher, then the year of publication.

A History of the Diocese of Killaloe. – [Volume 1]. – Dublin : M.H.Gill &Son Ltd., 1962
Armstrong, John Simpson. – A report of trials under a special commission for the county of Clare, held. – Dublin : Hodges and Smith, 1848

Boyle, Patrick. – Clare nights / by Patrick Boyle. – Dundalk : Starling Publications, 1988
Browne, Kevin J., 1920-. – Eamon de Valera and the Banner County / Kevin J. Browne. – Dublin : Glendale Press, 1982

Cantwell, Brian J.. – Memorials of the dead : west Clare / by Brian J. Cantwell. – Bray : Cantwell, 1991
Clancy, J. Short History of the Parish of Kilanena or Upper Feakle. 1941. National LIbrary of Ireland Ir. 941
Clare : the critical heritage / edited by Mark Storey. – London : Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1973. – (The critical heritage series).
Clune, George, 1894-. – Caint an Chlair / An t-athair Seoirse Mac Cluin. – Imleabhar 1. – Baile Átha Cliath : Oifig an tSolathair, 1940. – (Thomas Williams Collection).
Clune, George, 1894-. – Caint an Chlair / An t-athair Seoirse Mac Cluin. – Imleabhar 2. – Baile Átha Cliath : Oifig an tSolathair, 1940. – (Thomas Williams Collection).
Coffey, Thomas. The parish of Inchicronan (Crusheen). Mountshannon, Ballinakella Press. 1993
Craig, Edward Thomas. – An Irish commune : the experiment at Ralahine, County Clare, 1831-1833 / Edw. – Blackrock : Irish

Dwyer, Philip. The Diocese of Killaloe, from the Reformation to the close of the Eighteenth Century. Dublin 1878
Drew, David, 1944-. – Aillwee Cave and the Caves of the Burren. – Dublin : Eason, 1984. – (The Irish heritage series ; 43).
Dwyer, Philip. – A handbook to Lisdoonvarna and its vicinity : giving a detailed account of i. – Ennis : CLASP Press, 1998

Ennis (Ireland), District Council. – Corporation book of Ennis 1660-1810 / edited and introduced by Brian Ó Dála. – Dublin : Irish Academic Press, 1990.
Everett-Green, Evelyn. – Little Lady Clare. – London [etc.] : Blackie & Son, 1888

Fitzgibbon, Elliot. – Earl of Clare : mainspring of the Union / Elliot Fitzgibbon. – London : Research Publishing Co, 1960
Frost, James. The History and topography of Co. Clare from the earliest times to the beginning of the eighteenth century. Dublin 1893

Grattan, Henry, 1746-1820. – An answer to a pamphlet, entitled The speech of the Earl of Clare on the sub. – London : Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, 1800
Gwynn, A. A History of the diocese of Killaloe. Dublin 1962

Hayes McCoy, G.A. Index to the \’Comossicion Booke of Connaught, 1585\’. Irish Manuscripts Commission, Dublin, 1945
Hello Clare / editor: Thomas J. Porcell. – Whitegate, Co. Clare : Clare Young Environmentalists, 1990
Hencken, Hugh O\’Neill, 1902-. – Cahercommaun : a stone fort in County Clare / by H. O\’Neill Hencken. – Dublin : The Royal society of antiquaries of Ireland, 1938. – (Extra volume of the Royal

International Society for Ethnology and Folklore, Kommission für Volksdichtung,. – Ballad research : the stranger in ballad narrative and other topics : procee. – Dublin : Folk Music Society

Keightley, S. R., Sir (Samuel R.). – The last recruit of Clare\’s : being passages from the memoirs of Anthony Dil. – New York : Harper and Brothers, 1897.
Kelly, John S. – The Bodyke evictions. – Scariff, Co. Clare, Ireland : Fossabeg Press, 1987

Lee, David, 1948-. – Ralahine land war and the co-operative / David Lee. – Limerick : Bottom Dog, in association with Co-Op Books, 1981
Lloyd, John, fl.1780. – Lloyd\’s tour of Clare, 1780 : (from Henn\’s exact reprint of 1893). – Whitegate, Co. Clare : Ballinakella, 1986
Lloyd, John, of Tureen. – A short tour in the county Clare 1780 / John Lloyd ; an exact reprint edited. – Cambridge : Printed by Jonathan Palmer, 1893

Mac Mathúna, S. Kilfarboy: a history of a west Clare parish. S. Mac Mathúna, Miltown Malbay 1976
Massy, Charles, Rev. – A report of the trial on an action for damages, brought by the Reverend Char. – New York : Printed for and sold by B. Dornin, and P. Byrne, Philadelphia, 1804
McAuliffe, E.J. Notes on the parishes of Kilmurry, McMahon and Killofin, Co. Clare and Tombstone inscriptions from Kilrush. Dublin, 1989.
Murphy, Ignatius. – The diocese of Killaloe in the eighteenth century / Ignatius Murphy. – Dublin, Ireland : Four Courts Press, 1991
Murphy, Ignatius. – Before the famine struck : life in west Clare, 1834-1845 / Ignatius Murphy. – Blackrock, Co. Dublin : Irish Academic Press, 1996
Murphy, Ignatius. – A starving people : life and death in west Clare, 1845-1851 / Ignatius Murph. – Blackrock, Co. Dublin : Irish Academic Press, 1996

Ó Drisceoil, Donnchadh. – Aistí ó Chléire / Donnchadh Ó Drisceoil / Tomás De Bhaldraithe a chuir in e. – Baile Átha Cliath : An Clóchomhar, 1987
O\’Gorman, Michael. – A pride of paper tigers : a history of the great hunger in the Scariff Workhouse – Tuamgraney, Co. Clare : East Clare Heritage, 1994
O\’Sullivan, Aidan. – An early historic period fishwier on the Fergus Estuary, Co. Clare
Academic, 1983. – (Cooperative studies ; 4).

Ryan, Meda. – Biddy Early / Meda Ryan. – Dublin : Mercier Press, 1978

University of Bristol, Spelaeological Society. – The caves of North-West Clare, Ireland. – Newton Abbot : David & Charles, 1969.

Westropp, T. J.. – Archaeology of the Burren : prehistoric forts and dolmens in North Clare / T. – Ennis : CLASP Press, 1999.
Westropp, T. J.. – Augustinian houses of County Clare / by Thomas J Westropp. – Dublin : Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, 1901
White, Rev. P. History of Clare and the Dalcassian Clans of Tipperary, Limerick & Galway. Dublin, 1893
Whilde, Tony. – Pocket guide to the Cliffs of Moher. – Belfast : Appletree, 1987. – (An Appletree pocket book).

Presbyterian (Seceders) Synod, 1833: Congregation Index

Roman Catholic Parishes, 1836: Parish Index

This page features a list of over 1,300 record parishes from the Roman Catholic Parishes index of 1836.

Official Authorities, 1834, Co. Kerry

1821 : 216,185
1831 : 264,559

Constituency : 1,161

Frederick William Mullins, Esq., cousin to Lord Ventry. 4, Ulster terrace, Regent’s Park, London ; and Beaufor House, County Kerry.

Charles O’Connell, Esq., son-in-law of Daniel O’Connell, Esq. Member for the City of Dublin. 14, Albemarle street, London and Bahoss, County Kerry

The Right Honorable, the Earl of Kenmare. Castlerosse, County Kerry

HIGH SHERIFF : Charles Fairfield, Esq., of Castle-island

CUSTOS ROTULORUM : James Crosbie, Esq., Ballyheigue Castle, Co. Kerry

The Right Hon. Maurice Fitzgerald, Ballinruddery.
The Hon. William Browne, Woodlawn
The Hon. Edward Mullins, Dingle
William Duncan Godfrey, Esq.
Colonel James Crosbie, Ballyheigue Castle
Arthur Blennerhassett, Esq., Ballyseedy
Richard M’Gillycuddy, Esq., of the Reeks
Thomas Herbert, Esq., Cahirnane
Francis C. Bland, Esq., Derryquin-castle
Charles Fairfield, Esq., Castle-island
John Hickson, Esq., Grove
Thomas Stoughton, Esq.
Thomas Sandes, Esq., Sallowglen
John Hewson, Esq.
James Butler, Esq., Waterville
James Hickson, Esq.
Frederick Wm. Mullins, Esq., M.P., Beaufort

Assistant Barrister : William Deane Freeman, Esq. 7, Clare street


Surname & Name Title Address
Aldworth Richard Oliver
Allen William
Aremberg Thomas
Baines Thomas
Baldwin Walter
Ball Benjamin M.
Bateman John
Beecher Richard Hedges
Bland Francis Christopher
Bland James Franklin
Blennerhassett Arthur
Blennerhassett Arthur
Blennerhassett Arthur
Blennerhassett Gerald
Blennerhassett Rowland
Boles Henry
Browne Thomas
Brownrigg Henry John
Butler James
Butler Whitwell
Carter Samson
Cashell George
Chute Francis A.
Chute James
Chute Pierce
Chute Richard
Collis Thomas
Collis William
Coltsman John
Coxon John Stewart
Cronin Daniel
Crosbie Francis
Crosbie James
Crosbie Pierse
Day Edward
Day John Godfrey
Denny Barry
Denny William
Egar Francis
Eyre Robert Hedges
Fairfield Charles George
Fitzmaurice Maurice
Galway Christopher
Godfrey J., jun.
Godfrey John
Godfrey William D.
Goodman John
Gun William Townsend
Hartnett Daniel Creagh
Herbert Arthur
Herbert Bastable
Herbert Thomas
Hewson John
Hickie William
Hickson George
Hickson James
Hickson John
Hickson Robert Conway
Hilliard Robert
Hurley John, jun.
Hussey Peter Bodkin
Hutchins Arthur
Julian Christopher
Lawler James
Leader John, jun.
Leahy Daniel
Leahy John
Leyne Richard
Mahony Daniel, jun.
Mahony Denis
Mahony Kean, jun
Mahony Kean, sen.
Mahony Richard
Mason Oliver
Massey John, jun.
McCarthy Denis
Meredith Richard
Meredith William
M’Gillycuddy Richard
Miller William
Mullins Edward
Mullins Richard
Murphy John
Murray Adam
Nixon Montgomery
O’Connell Charles
O’Connell James
O’Connell John
O’Connor Maurice
Ponsonby Thomas C.
Raymond John
Sandes William, jun.
Spring Thomas
Stokes George Day
Stokes Oliver
Stoughton Anthony
Stoughton Thomas
Stoughton William
Swindell Richard F.
Taylor Thomas
Thompson David Peter
Thompson Peter
Townsend Richard Orpen
Wallis Henry
Warburton George
Wilcocks Richard
Earl of Bantry
Baron Ventry
Sir, Bart.
Major – Police Magistrate
Sir, Bart.
Captain, R.N.
Major – Inspector Gen.of Police
Major – Inspector Gen.of Police
Sir, Knt.
Bantry House, Co. Cork
Newmarket, Co. Cork
Liscongill, Newmarket, Co. Cork
Burnham House, Dingle
Not given
Not given
Oak-park, Tralee
Derryquin, Kenmare
Mount Rivers, Tralee
Riddlestown, Co. Limerick
Sackville, Tralee
Prospect Hall, Killarney
Waterville, Cahirciveen
Belleville, Cahirciveen
Not given
Chute Hall, Tralee
Barrow, Tralee
Fortwilliam, Tralee
Coltsmans-castle, Killarney
Flexk Priory, Killarney
Park, Killarney
Ballyheigue Castle, Tralee
Ballyheigue Castle, Tralee
Kilgobbin Glebe
Laharan, Valentia
Minarel, Dingle
Macroom-castle, Millstreet
Mounteagle, Castleisland
Duagh house, Listowel
Not given
Kilcolman Abbey, Milltown
Flesk cottage, Killarney
Ballyamentrant, Dingle
Rattoo, Listowel
Cahirnane, Killarney
Kilgarvan Glebe, Kenmare
Muckross, Killarney
Ennismore, Listowel
Stradbally, Tralee
Lansdown lodge, Kenmare
Grove, Dingle
Fermoyle, Dingle
Ballygarron, Tralee
County Cork
Tullamore, Listowel
Castlelough, Killarney
Keal, Co. Cork
Dunloe castle, Killarney
Dromore, Kenmare
Cullina, Killarney
Castlequinn, Cahirciveen
Portmagee, Cahirciveen
Kilmore, Listowel
County Limerick
Dicksgrove, Castle-island
Dicksgrove, Castle-island
Whitefield, Killarney
Not given
Moanaree, Dingle
Not given
Not given
Portmagee, Cahirciveen
Lake-ville, Killarney
Grena, Killarney
Crotto, Listowel
Riversdale, Listowel
Sallowglen, Tarbert
Spa house, Tralee
Barrack house, Tralee
Stoughton House, Ballyduff, near Tralee
Ballyhorgan, Listowel
Ballyhorgan, Listowel
Tulleree, Tralee
Ardtully, Kenmare
Drishane castle, Co. Cork
Not given
Palmerstown, Co. Dublin

Militia Staff stationed at Tralee:
Colonel : James Crosbie, Esq., Ballyheigue-castle
Adjutant : William Collis
Agents : Armit & Co.

Clerk of the Crown : John Hurley, Esq., jun.
Clerk of the Peace : Francis Crosbie, Esq.
Treasurer : Peter Thompson, Esq., Tralee
Secretary to the Grand Jury : Henry M’Cann, Esq., Tralee
Sub-Sheriff : Francis Chute M’Gillycuddy, Esq.
Returning Officer : Mr. Thomas Church, 35 Lower Mount street
Coroners : John James Hickson, Esq., Tralee & 3 Upper North Gloucester street ; James M’Gillycuddy, Esq. ; John Weekes, Esq., Tralee

County Gaol, Tralee
Inspector : Rev. R. C. Hurley
Chaplain : Rev. R. C. Hurley
Roman Catholic Chaplain : Rev. John M’Eniry
Physician & Surgeon : Francis Crumpe, M.D.
Apothecary : Mr. Daniel O’Sullivan
Governor : Mr. James Murphy

Distributer of Stamps: William Bateman, Esq., Tralee

J. Fitzgerald, K., Tarbert
William Gallagher, C.
John F. Giles, E.
Thomas Healy, C., Milltown
Jeremiah Lynch, K.C.E., Tralee
W. J. Neligan, K.C., & special bail, Tralee
Dominick Sheehan, Ch. E.
Thomas Spring, Ch., K.C.E., Tralee
Joseph Smith, E.
William Wilson, Ch., K.C.E., Tralee

The Archaeological and Historical Society, Co. Kerry

This page is ‘under construction’ in that all years and volumes have yet to be checked. For the moment, you can take it that if a volume indicates that it covers more than one year and there are two parts then one part was published in one year and the other in the next year. This has to be confirmed. Missing volumes have yet to be indexed. – May 2004

The years covered are listed here, and the titles of articles published in those years are to be found on this page. The only links to be found on this page are those that lead back to the Journal Index etc. Other links, that is those from the years listed below to the list of articles for those years will only be added as they are checked.

1968, No. 1
County Kerry’s Historical Societies. Thomas Armitage p. 5
Beaker Pottery in Ireland. Aedeen Cremin Madden p.9
Castleisland Charter School. Michael Quane p.25
Philip Ronayne, Gent. F. M. Hilliard p.41
Studies in West Munster History. 1. The Regnal Succession

in Ciarraighe Luachra, 741-1165. Donncha Ó Corráin p.46
Some travellers in Kerry. Seán Ó Lúing pp. 56-72
Charles O’Brien’s Agricultural Survey of Kerry, 1800.
M. G. Moyles and Pádraig de Brún p73

1977, No. 10
Excavation of a Fulacht Fiadh at Dromkeen East Causeway. Dermot C. Twohig p.5
An ogham Stone and Cross-slab from Ratass Church, Tralee.
Thomas Fanning p.14
Land tenure in Kenmare and Tuosist, 1696-c. 1716. Gerard J. Lyne .pp. 19-54
Three Early nineteenth-century Dioscescan Reports. Rev. Kieran O’Shea p.55
The Franciscan Friary, Killarney,1860-1902. Rev. Patrick Cordan p.77
Robin Flower, Oileánach agus Máistir Léinn (Robin Flower, Islander and Master of Children)
Seán Ó Lúing p.111
1. Pendant Whetstone (Dermot C. Twohig); p..144
2. The Will of Henry Griffin of Riverton, 1795 (Patrick Melvin)p.145-148

1978, No. 11
Rickard O’Connell(1572-1653) Rev. Kieran O’Shea pp.5-14
Humfrey owen’s Account of the Seigniory of Castleisland in 1686
Rev. Kieran O’Shea pp.15-24
Land Tenure in Kenmare, Bonane and Tuosist, 1720-70 . Gerard J. Lyne pp.25-55

Seán Óg Ó Caomhánaigh. Seán Ó Lúing p.56
The Dingle Train in the Life and Lore of Corkaguiny
David Rowlands and Walter McGrath p.85

1983, Vol. ???
Three Kerry Souterrains. Eamonn P. Kelly p.5
The Munster Plantation Era: Rebellion, Survey and Land Transfer in North County Kerry
Patrick J. O’Connor p.15
A Castleisland Inventory, 1590
Rev. Kieran O’Shea. p.39
Thadaeus Moriarty, O.P., c. 1603-1653
Rev. Augustine Valkenburg, O.P . p.47
A Lost Fitzrnaurice Dunaire
Pádraig de Brún p.58
General John Sigismund Maguire and the Kerry Connection
Rev. Anselin Faulkner, O.F.M p.61
Some Documents concerning Valentia Erasmus Smith School, 1776-95
Pádraig de Brún pp.70-82
Lewis Dillwyn’s Visit to Kerry, 1809
Gerard J. Lyne p.83
Kildare Place Society in Kerry: III Teachers. Pádraig de Brún pp.112-156
Muiris Caomhánach i Meirice. Seán Ó Lúing p.157

1984 Vol???
Excavations at Ferriter’s Cove
P. C. Woodman, M. A. Duggan and A. McCarthy p.5
The Voyage of Saint Brendan in Old French
Catherine Jennings p.10
Bonaventure O’Connor Kerry: A Seventeenth-Century Franciscan Abroad
Rev. Cathaldus Giblin p.37
An Enterprising Cromwellian Family: The Taylors of Dunkerron
Gerard J. Lyne and Daniel Moriarty p.61
Three Eighteenth-Century Letters from Lady Theodosia Crosbie
The Knight of Glin p.77
Richard Townsend Herbert’s ‘Information of the State of Tithe in Kerry’ (1788)
Maurice J. Bric p..89
Michael Condon’s Visit to Derrynane, 1839
Rev. Bernard J. Canning p.94
The O’Connell Monument in Rome
Rev. Fearghus Ó Fearghaill p.101

An Extract from Bishop David Moriarty’s Diary, 1856
Rev. Kieran O’Shea p.113
Kruger agus a Ré. Seán Ó Lúing p.127
Kildare Place Society in Kerry: IV. Summary and Discussion
Pádraig de Brún pp.153-205

1986, Vol??

John Townsend Trench’s Reports on the Lansdowne Estates in Kerry, 1863-73 pp.5-11
The 1732 Religious Returns and the Evolution of Protestant Kerry.
David Dickson .p. 65
Tralee Voters in 1835. Pádraig de Brúnpp.73-79
William Maunsell Hennessy, Celtic Scholar, 1829-89. Seán Ó Lúing p.80
Educational Innovations in the Kerry Gaeltacht, 1904-22. Thomas A. O’Donoghue p.121
Excavations at Ferriter’s Cove, 1985-6. P. C. Woodman p.136
A Wedge Tomb and other Antiquities at Drombohilly Upper.Elizabeth Twohig p.143
Excavations of Two Long Stone Cists at Dromkeen East, Causeway. Isabel Bennett p.151

1987, Vol. 20

Lament for Garrett Pierse of Aghamore. Slain at Liscarroll, 1642.
John H. Pierse and Pádraig de Brún p.5
Verbum Scriptum Manet. At tAthair Mícheál Ó Mainín p.28
The Godfrey papers: Abstracts of the Eighteenth Century Deeds.
Valerie McK. Bary and Jane Spring p.32-78
Marie Louise Sjoestedt, Celtic Scholar, 1900-1940. Seán Ó Lúing p.79
New Light on Material Concealed by Roger casement near Banna Strand.
Gerard J. Lyne p.94
Two Stone Circles at Uragh, Kenmare. Elizabeth Twohig p.111

1988, Vol. 21

The Kenmare Estates during the Nineteenth century. James S. Donnelly, Jr p.5
The Godfrey papers: Abstracts of Deeds, 1800-1839
Valerie McK. Bary and Jane Spring pp.42-101
Medieval Regionalism in North County Kerry: Concepts and Critteria.
Patrick J. O’Connor p. 102
Journal of a Visit to Kerry in July 1788. Gerard J. Lyne p.133
Letter to an Immigrant from an Old Inn at Lauragh, 1768.
Gerard J. Lyne pp.140-147

A history of the Development of St. Brendan’s cathedral, Ardfert.
Marie O’Sullivan p. 148
Archaeological Excavations no Abbey island, Darynane.
Catryn Power and Martin Doody p.166

1991, Vol. 22 (Bound as 1989, Vol. 22)

The Pattern of Kilmakilloge. Gerard J. Lyne p.5-34
The Godfrey Papers: Abstracts of Deed, 1840-1848
Valeric McK. Bary and Jane Spring pp.35-60
The Kenmare Estates during the Nineteenth century. James S. Donnelly, Jr p.61
Kerry Diocese in 1890: Bishop Coffey’s Survey. Pádraig de Brún p.99

1993, Vol. 23 (Bound with 1990 – my source)

The Kenmare Estates during the nineteenth century. James S. Donnelly, Jr p.5
The Godfrey papers: Abstracts of Deeds, 1850-1858.
Valerie McK. Bary and Jane Spring p.46-64
Kilmakilloge: It’s Patron Saint and Antiquities. Gerard J. Lyne p.69
The Surrender of an Armada Vessel near Tralee: An Exploration of the State Papers.
Brendan G. McCarthy p.91
Medieval Regionalism in North Count Kerry: A Region Atomised.
Patrick J. O’Connor p.109
Some Early Historic Cross-Forms and Related Motifs from the Iveragh Peninsula.
John Sheehan p.157
Brian Ó Ceallaigh, Tomás Ó Criomhthain and Sir Roger Casement.
Muiris Mac Conghail p.175
Two Kerry lead-Silver Mines: Kenmare and Castlemaine. Des Cowman p.197

The Sleeping Monk of Innisfallen

Written by T. Crofton Croker.

Above all the islands in the lakes of Killarney give me Innisfallen, “sweet Innisfallen” as Tom Moore, the poet, described it. It is indeed a fairy island, although I have no fairy story to tell you about it; and if I had, these are such unbelieving times that people only smile at my fairy stories, and doubt them.

However, none will doubt that a monastery once stood upon Innisfallen Island, for its ruins may still be seen. Centuries ago the monks of Innisfallen were popular, pious, and learned, and if you saw them coming along the road you didn’t hop inside the fence to avoid them for they were the best of company at all times. In short they weren’t the kind of men to preach hellfire and damnation in your terrified car every time they saw you. And out of all the monks you could not pick a merrier soul than Father Cuddy who could sing a good song, tell a droll story, and play flute and fiddle as though he had been reared in a bandmaster’s house.

On one occasion the monastery ran out of wine, and Father Cuddy was ordered to go at once to Muckross Abbey for a supply, because a monastery without wine is like an ark without Noah or a pair of golden gates without Saint Peter, or the Mona Lisa without her smile. With the morning’s light he was seen rowing his little boat across the crimson waters of the lake towards the peninsula of Muckross, and that was the last sight the Innisfallen community got of Father Cuddy, for he never returned to them.

At Muckross Abbey Father Cuddy was welcomed like an archangel, which he probably is today, for his fame had travelled before him, and after giving the monks all the news from Innisfallen and singing a few songs for the students he set out for home with a promise that the wine would be sent the following morning. What with the beauty of the scenery, the heat of the sun, the humming ol the bees, and the warm handshakes of friends, he felt a, happy as a Mayboy and he opened his mouth wide and began to sing:
“Tirra-lirra, tirra-lirra, tirra-lirra lee.” Suddenly he stopped singing and listened as a beautiful bird-voice warbled among the trees to his left hand. Father Cuddy knew his songbirds, blackbird, thrush, lark, siskin, linnet, goldfinch, but this was far superior. Louder and sweeter grew the song until it possessed the wood, and the whole world glowed and throbbed with its music. Know-ing that the music was not of this world, Father Cuddy fell on his knees and began to pray. When the music stopped – he looked about him, and the more he looked the more he wondered dLt the alteration which appeared in the face of the country. The hills bore the same majestic outline, and the lake spread itself beneath his view in the same tranquil manner and studded with the same number of islands; but every smaller feature in the landscape was strangely altered. What had been naked rocks were now clothed with holly and arbutus. Whole woods had disappeared, and waste places had become cultivated fields; and to complete the enchantment the very season itself seemed changed. In the rosy dawn of a summer’s day he had left the monastery of Innisfallen, and now he felt in every sight and sound the dreariness of winter. The hard ground was covered with withered leaves; icicles hung from leafiess branches; and he felt his fingers numbed from the nipping frost. Father Cuddy wondered greatly at the sudden transformation, and when he got up he saw that his knees had worn deep grooves in the stone he had knelt on. He decided to return in haste to Innisfallen and report these mysterious events to his superiors who might be able to explain them to his satisfaction. When he reached the gate of the monastery a stranger dressed in queer unmonkish garments occupied the porter’s place.

“Has the wine arrived safely, my good man?” Father Cuddy asked him. “Wine!” the fellow said. “What wine are you talking about?”
“Why, wine for the monks of Innisfallen, of course. 1 left this island yesterday morning for Muckross to order it. why is the place so quiet anyway. Is there a retreat in progress?”
“The day of monks and retreats in Innisfallen is over,” the stranger said. “The fathershave been suppressed, and the Abbey lands were granted in August last to Robert Collan by Lady Elizabeth, Queen of England. And if you were here yesterday I’d have seen you for you are by no means a small man. And if you stay here any longer you are likely to loose your head for monks are not popular with our new masters.”
“I tell you Iwas here yesterday, man,” the astonished monk persisted. “I am Father Cuddy of Innisfallen. Now, sir, do you know me?”
“I do not know you, but there is a story told of Father Cuddy who disappeared from Innisfallen one morning, and was drowned in the lake very likely. But all that happened two hundred years ago.”
Suddenly Father Cuddy recalled the wonderful unearthly music of the singing bird in the forest, and he realised he had taken part in a miracle. His heart was heavy within him as he walked away from the strange quietness of the monastery. The world he know had been swept away, and all his friends and brethren were dead. Avoiding the towns he managed to arrive safely in the port of Dingle where he was put on board a ship sailing for the friendly land of Spain. And in a monastery in Malaga the good man quietly wore out the remainder of his days.

The stone impressed with the mark of Father Cuddy’s knees may be seen to this day. Should any persons doubt my story let them go to Killarney where Clough na Cuddy – Cuddy’s Stone -as it is called remains in Lord Kenmare’s park, an indisputable evidence of the fact. Spillane, the bugle-man, will be able to point it out to them, as he did so to me.

Military Index, 1832

On the shelves in the National Archives of Ireland are some indices – books – and these books are indexed in a number of ways – the general title is ‘Index of Official Papers’. For most of the years, they have this title – but then for some of the years, there are Military or other indices with information separated from the general run of the mill official index for that year.

There is information in these as to the movements of various regiments – the simple fact of groups being overcome by cholera or some such gives us an idea of the times that diseases were present in certain places or all of Ireland. There are references to marriage records in here – requests from people for the effects of some other person, indicating relationships.

All the indices are indexed alphabetically – in the general indices then there may be a cross reference back to another letter of the alphabet in order to find the reference number.

The reference for any document is the number – what you see here has not been checked against the original and only covers items to ‘O’. As it stands, it simply gives you the researcher an idea of a resource that is not mentioned or rarely mentioned in lists of Irish genealogical resources.

Whilst the majority of th original documents may not be extant, the indices are still an extremely important resourse. To the best of my knowledge these have not yet been placed on microfilm.

Article: A

21. Anderson, John – Certificate of his services in 23rd Dragoons
45. Artillery Royal permitted to exercise in the Phoenix Park
79. Adj. Genl Depy. – respecting blank routes
011. Armstrong, Captn. – Soliciting appointment of District Adjt. At Cork
016 Artillery Royal – Passage to the Colonies of the Wives of Soldiers of.
114. Adg. Genl. Depy – Blank Routes
121 Adj Genl. Depy. – Requesting a list of names & stations of Yeom Brigade Majors
135. Armit & Boroughs – Franking of remittances &c.
319. Adjt. Genl. Depy – requesting a supply of blank routes
321. Antrim Mila (Militia) Jas. S. Moore, Esq., Junr., appointed Captain in.
332 Antrim Mila (Militia) Resignation of Ensign Di?ckey.
332 Antrim Mila – Appointment of A. Dunlop Esq., ?vied?


17 Bryen, Henry – Enquiry requesting Billets
30. Beard, Geo., a Deserter committed to the Bridewell at Newry
60. Brennan, M. D. Article in Tralee Mercury resp Mila allowances &c.
901. Benson, Lieut. – Representation respecting the 50th Regt.
104. Byrne, Mr. Gunpowder Vender – Robbery of
130 Beresford, Lt. Col., discontinued as Asst. Lr. Master General
133. Burdett, Mrs. Applying for copies of correspondence between her and Mrs. Goulbarn
144. Billeting of the Troops – Circular letter respecting
147. Billets to be provided by the Constables of Parishes
177. Bingham, M. Genl. Sir George to command the troops during Sir. H. Vivian’s absence
209. Brown, Mrs. Rebecca – Enquiry respecting the property of Capn. Phillips 44th Foot.
210. Brown, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of
212 Basworth, Private John. Attendance required at the Kilkenny Assizes
213. Brannon, Private, Thos. Sentence of transportation passed
227. Borehan, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of
241. Brereton, Private Martin, false information of, respecting Mr. Going’s murder
240. Boyle, Edwd. – Transported for Desertion
244. Brady, Lieut., respecting the delay in issuing his half pay
259. Burke, Bridget – respecting her son John Burke
261.Bulkankle, Jas. Sentence of transportation against.
267. Brannon, Private, Thos. – Struck off the ?52nd (or 32nd) Foot
2601 Blacke, Richd. Application for a commuted allowance &c.
2901 Brown, Private Fredk. Court Martial upon
305 Buchan, Major Gen. Sir John appointed on the Staff protempore
307 Bishop, Lieut. Respecting his Mila half pay in the event of his joining Don Pedro’s Service.
314 Bat?lie, John. Praying for a pension
327 Blakeney, M. Genl. Sir E. appointed to command the Troops pre temporare
347 Bishop, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of.


12 Campbell, Sir Guy 2nd Mr Genl. March of troops to Cashel & elsewhere
30 Corry, Trevor. Report respecting Geo Beard a Deserter
37 Carlow Militia. Arms to be conveyed to Dublin
301 Campbell, M. Genl. Respecting Mily accommodation at Carndonagh
43 Cavan Mila. Agreement for hire of accommodation of
50 Carlow Mila. John J. Cornwall to be Major in
51 Cork North Mila. Mr. Temple French Esq., to be Lt. Colonel in
91 Collins, Winifred. Praying for a passage for her husband a Soldier
99 Convicts. Escort for an Route to Kingstown
115 Callegy, John. Claim to a pension
119 Creagan, Eleanor. Praying for a free passage to her son at Woolwich.
120 Cork – Local inspr of the Gaol acknowledging Mutiny Act.
144 Circular letter respecting the billeting of the Troops – Mr. Bell
163 Carmichael, Jas. Claim against Thos. Sheridan Pensioner.
1014 Commissary Genl. Contracts for fuel and candles for Barracks
199 Cunningham, John. Enlisted and discharged without paying the smart money
200 Cope, Mrs. Marriage Certificate.
202 Chaloner, Rd. Conduct of Private Lavery, 28th Foot.
205 Caroll, Private ?Sth. Transportation of
206 Cooney, Michael Private. Transportation of
211 Cust, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of
224 cain, Private ?Stm. Sentence of – Transportation
229 Circular respecting Forage Allowances
231 Connell, Mary – Application for her husbands pension &c.
2401 Cowan, Wm. Respecting the sale of his half pay.
254 Chartrs, Mrs. Marriage certificate of
256 Cavan Mila. Appointments of Majrs. Thompson & Waring in
260 Carey, Capn. Tyrone Mila – Retired Allowance of.
261 Campbell, Robert – Sentence of Transporting Against.
276 Circular respecting Chelsea pensioners to Magistrates at Petty Sessions
277 Circular Respecting Chelsea Pensioners to inspr. Gen. Of Police
281 Clare Militia – appointment of a successor to Col. Sir J. ?Birtan
292 Cormick, Pat. Claim against the Officers of the S. Mayo Mila.
293 Campbell, ?Ds. William – Hospital Asst. Question respecting
302 Connolly, Michl. Claim to the effects of Pat & Ml. Connolly
304 Clare Militia – Reps. Cane & Co. appointed Agents to
3001Cole, Edwd. Sentence of Transportation against.
310 Chadwick, Lieut Peter – sale of his Commission in the Tipperary Mila.
311 Clare Mila. Conduct of Lieutenant Hodges
318 Cavan Mila. Mr. Thos. Young appointed Ensign in
320 Chelsea Hospital, Conduct of Elliott a Pensioner
329 Carter, Revd. H., Claim for officiating for the Troops at Carrickfregus
334 Clare Mila. Poole Hickman appointed Capt vice Griffin
S.G. Purdon do Patterson
Augustine Buller do Blood
Michl Finnucane do martin
3401 cane, Rd. Accommodation for paying Chelsea pensioners
354 Cheshire, Private Thos. Enquiry respecting
356 Circular – Suspension of the operation of that part of the Royal Warrant dated 14th Novr granting under certain conditions the discharge of Soldiers to pension at their own request.
359 Circular respecting the conveyance of Soldiers and their families by coasting Steam or canal conveyance.
365 circular respecting the rates for Fuel, Candles, Straw and Wood for the Troops in Ireland.
367 Circular respecting the rates of Allowance to general and other Staff Officers of infantry Regts in lieu of Forage for horses required to be kept by them.


19 Dowans, Edwd. Enquiry respecting his Son 23rd Welsh Fusiliers
22 Donnolan, Patk. Alledged debt due by 2nd Master Cooper Clare Mila
59 Drought, G.E.A. Soliciting compensation as a retired Billet Master
70 Down South Mila. Accommodation for Staff of
013 Down South Mila. Agreement respecting said Accommodation
0101Duggan, Mr. King’s duty on cart horses sold by
95 Darnly, Earl of. Acknowledging Circular respecting billeting of Troops
97 Dillon, Captn. Expenses incurred by as a magistrate &c.
104 Dillon, captn. Robbery of a Gunpowder vender at Tullamore
1001 Dunne, Geo. 32nd Foot. Enquiry respecting
125 Doherty, John – Debt of Lt. Curey, Tyrone Mila
129 Down Mila South – Arms and Accoutrements of
1401 Dalzell (Darbyell?) Saml. Schoolmr. Serjt. (Informations against)
156 Durneen, Eleanor – Applying for the Admission of her children into the Hibernian School
160 Doyle, C. Claim against the 60th Regt.
176 Daunt, Mrs. Marriage certificate of
192 Down North Mila. Appointment of Mr. Knox as captain
193 Daunt, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of
212 Duffy, Corporal – Attendance required at the Kilkenny Azzises
214 Darley, Ensign – Attendance required at the Kilkenny Azzises
221 Dublin Co. Militia – Baron de Robeck appointed Major of
2301 Dublin Co. Militia. Claim for the rent of the premises occupied by the Staff and Stores of
245 Dunphy, Edwd. Claim for acting as a Billet Master
247 Despard, Fras. Report on the conduct of the 28th Regt.
2501 Doherty, Sarah on behalf of her husband a soldier sentenced to be transported
261 Duggan Jeremiah Sentence of – Transportation against
Doherty, Dennis. Sentence of – Transportation against
280 Dempsey, Anne – Claim as a Relative of Miller, a Bandman
3001 Drake, John. Sentence of Transportation against
309 Down South Mila. E. Matthews appointed to Lt. Colonel
313 Dwyer, John. Claim as a Billet Master
316 Douglas, M. Genl. Sir. Jas. Placed on the Staff of Ireland.


33. Earl Robt, Wexford, Mila praying for a Pension
105. Early, John Enquiry respecting a balance due to his son a soldier.
10101 Eightieth Foot. Mssrs Cane & Co., appointed Agents to.
215Eighty First Foot or Eighty fourth Foot to be embarked from Liverpool to Dublin
246. Eighty First Foot. Mssrs. Armit & Co, appointed Agents to.
296. East India Co. Service – Question as to Pensions of the
320. Elliot, Robt., Pensioner. Refusal to take the oath of Allegiance.


16 52nd Foot. Mssrs. Cane & Co., appointed Agents to.
28. 47th Foot. Disembarkation of
39.Forbes, Visct. Report respecting an attempt to rescue a Deserter.
40.FitzHarris, Thos. Application for Geo. Jephson’s discharge from the Army.
55. 43rd Foot. Mssrs. Armit & Borough appointed Agents to.
56. 47th Foot. Mssrs. Armit & Borough appointed Agents to.
67. 47th. Major Sadleir – Transmissoin of Routes & Returns.
131. 4th Dragoon Guards. Mssrs. Cane & Co. Appointed Agents to.
146. Finlay Private, 6th Dr. Guards. Maintenance of a Child sworn to.
164. Ford, Peter. Enquiry respecting his marriage.
1015. Fintown. Misconduct of the Innkeeper at in refusing to accommodate a Military Escort.
215. 14th Foot. To be embarked from Portsmouth to Cork.
250 14th Foot. Mssrs. Armit & Borough & Co., appointed Agents to.
251. Floyd, Edwd., Soliciting a Pension as a retired Corporal of Militia.
261. Filly, Denis alias Bourke alias O’Donnell sentence of transportation against.
266. Fannon, John. Claim to Pension negatived.
281. Fitzgerald & Vesey, Lord. Vacant Colonelcy of Clare Militia
291. Feeney, John. Petition of the Widow of.
296. Fenton, J. Conduct of Pensioners of the East India Co. Service.
341. Forster, Major Wm. F. appointed as Asst. Adjt. Genl. Vice Harris.
344. Fannon, John. Col. Lindsay’s Certificate returned to
364. Fraser Mrs. Marriage Certificate of.


115. Gray, Saml., not considered eligible to a Yeomanry Commissoin
014. Gormley Revd., Mr. P.P. Claim for officiating in the Genl. Mily. Hospital
102. Griffith, Hugh. Private 66th Foot, application for relief.
161. Griffin, – convicted for having Fire Arms contrary to Law
161 also Gillespie, Joshua, recommending the disposal of said arms
167. Giddins, Thos. Applying for a Pension from the Chelsea Hospital
1016. General Order for granting Mily aid to Civil Power &C.
194. Griersan, Mssrs. Bill for ?Mutiny Acts &C.
196. Griffin, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of
257. Goodwin, Mrs. Rebecca – Claim to the Pension of
263. Galligan, Bridget. Enquiry as to her marriage.
279. Gore, Patk., late Pensioner – respecting his pension.
2016. Good, S. Pensioner – Conduct of.
289. Granard – Conduct of the Chief Constable at – Escape of a Deserter.
323. Gibson, Revd. A., Claim for officiating for the Military.
331. Galway Mila. Mr. C. Le Poer French appointed Captain in.
353. Gordin, Henry, Respecting Corpl. H. Gordins’ effects.


23. Hanbury, SSm. Compensation as Billet Master in town of Galway
24 Hewt Corpl. 60th Foot. Enquiry respecting distribution of his effects
66. Hazlewood Geo.Soliciting compensation as a Militia Officer.
69 Hibernian School Excuse for Sir. Sm. Gossets non-attendance as a Governor of.
015 or 615. Hervey, Lt. 66th Foot, Claim for his Widow to a Pension
103. Heany, Robt. Claim for Rent due by a Pensioner
117. Heffernan Park. Claim for car hire for Provisions for 9th Foot.
152. Heyburn, John. Enquiry thro’ Recruiting Dept respecting.
153 Hemly, Captain. – Claim for expenses incurred as Magistrate.
165 Harvey, Lady. Case of as Washerwoman of the Royal Hospital
Hibernian School – Mr. Rays’ bequest to See. 110
1701. Hungate SSm. Enquiry respecting his being a Coll. In the Army.
1013 Hogan, Private, Henry – Confined for debt. – Liberated.
197. Hill – Jas. Claim as Billet Master of Kildare
206. Hawkins, John SSm. Private. Transportation of.
2001 Hall, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of.
222 Hughes John – Marriage of with Judith Robinson not considered legal.
225 Hales, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of.
264. Hart, Hugh – Certificate of his services required.
265 Hunt, Mrs. Marriage certificate of.
290 Hynes, Michael – Claim to pension
311 Hodges lieut. Ssm. Conduct of.
341 Harris Lt. Col. Asst. Adj. Genl. Succeeded by Major Forster
342 Hawkins SSm Trial before a Court Martial
343. Hizzard, Private Thos. Applicatino on behalf f the Son of.
350 Hare, Lt. Col. Military party required for the protection of Coroner & c.


40. Jephson , Geo. Requesting an application for his discharge from the army
73 Joyce, David – claim to property left by 2nd Master Lynch
169. Johnston, Alexr Meml to be restored to the ensoins List
203 Irwin Mrs. Marriage certificate of
216. Johnston, Private John. Attendance required at Clonmel Assizes
223 Jones Rees B? Laudable conduct in billeting troops &C.
273. Jordan, Wm. Claim for arrears of pay & Clothing
2015 Jones, Private J. Case of pistols sold by
322 Irvine, Jas. Requesting the half pay of the late Ensign Frederick
355 Johnstone, Mrs. Marriage certificate of.


7 Kerry Militia – Augmentation Major Crosbie proposed to fill vacant Majority
31 Kemmis ?Mssrs. Report respecting debt of J.L. right
72 Keehan, Ml. Petition to be restored to the Penson List
107 Kelly Thos. Late of 15 Foot. Enquiry respecting his Effects.
1101. Keown, Fids. Claim against John Lappan 64th Foot
147 Kinnegad – Refusal of the Parish to nominate a Billet Master at.
155. Kelly Troop 2nd Mr. 4th Dr. Guards – statements of his services required
190 Kenna Thos. Out Pensioner of the Queens Co. Militia – Complaint of.
206 Kitson, George Private, Transportation of
214 Kay, Robert Sergt Major. Attendance required at Kilkenny Assizes.
220 Kelly, Mrs. Marriage certificate of.


14 Leslie, Major Cong. Bl. Rifles, requesting permission to parade in Lower Castle Yard
34 Lally, Edwd. 10th Foot. Sentence to Transportation
35 Lee, SSm 28th Foot. Sentence to Transportation
47 Leitrim Militia. Lodgement in Ordnance Stores of the spare arms of
74 Leitrim Militia. Escort for Swords to be returned into Store
701 Londonderry Militia. Imprisonment of a Drummer for debt.
017 Leitrim Militia, Charges against Adjutant Cox
90 Londonderry Militia, Liability of House hired for, to taxation
96. Larkin, Pat. Complaining of a Canteen for the Militia at Oughterard
110 Lappan, John 64th Foot, Claim of Fras. Keown against
122 Lamb, Rose. Praying for a passage to her husband serving in 75th Foot.
134 Lalor, Pat. 52nd Foot. Conduct of
202 Lavery, Wm. Private 28th Foot. Assault on a Police Constable
253 Lindesay, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of
284 Leitrim Militia. Claim of Serjt. Rutherford
286 Lorinan, N or M. Conduct of Good a Pensioner
301 Liddy, Patk. Claim to the effects of ?Timy Liddy, East India Co.
3001 Leitch, SSm. Sentence of Transportation against.
317. Lloyd, Mrs. Marriage certificate of.


4 Murray, Revd. ?Wm. Additional Allowance granted to
5 MacLean Major Genl. To succeed M. Genl. Smith Bl. Artillery
11. McClintock, Lieut. Repost respecting debt alledged to be due by him
26 Mily Secy. Mily party required to attend a public whipping at Galway
44 McDonald, Bernard, respecting prize money due to his brother
46 M. Genl. MacLean recommended for vacancy at the Board of the Royal Hospital
48 Murray Michl. Memorial to be restored to his Situation in the Engineers Dept.
52 Monaghan Milia. Col. Madden to be Col. Commandant
57 Military promotions and appointments in Ireland since 3rd Jany 832
501 Military promotions and appointments since 24th Janey 1832
60 McCartie, Mr. Charge against respecting Mila Compensation
61 Moffit, John. A minor discharged from 84th Regt.
Mily Secy. Report from on the abovementioned subject (discharge of Moffit, John)
62 Mily Promotions and Appointments in Ireland since 13th Feby 1832
64 Mahan Margt. Claim on the Forage Contractor to the Troops at Athlone
65 McDonald B. Prize Money
601 Monaghan Milia. Accomodation for Staff
96 Mily Secy. Report respecting a canteen car at Oughterard
100 Molloy, ?Arthur, not entitled to a pension
106. McMahon, John. Enquiry respecting Captain Cradock
111 McDermott, Geo. Late Pensioner 1st Foot, applying for relief etc.
112 McCraith, Patk respecting an annuity granted on account of his mother
126 Mily Secy. Illegal marriages of Soldiers of 92nd Foot (See 143)
1201 Mily Secy. Subsistence &c. of Soldiers wives & Children attacked with Cholera
130 Mily Secy Discontinuance on the Staff of Lieutenant Cols. Vincent & Beresford
137 Mily Secy. Order for burning the clothing of Soliers dying of the Cholera
138 Mily Secy. Transmitting Reports from Major Menzies 68th Foot to Capt Dillon64th
141 Mily Secy . Inconvenience attending the billeting of 4th Dr. Gds. At Newry
142 Moore, Hugh. Requesting Act for guidance of Billet masters
143 Mily Secy. Prosecution of Mr. Allen for illegally marrying soldiers
145 Mily Secy Transmitting reports from Major Madden & Capt Des Veux 50th Regt.
149 Mily Secy. Accommodation of Soldiers wives and Children attacked with Choler
150 Mily Secy. Removal of Military from the Penitentiary at Cork.
1501 Mily Secy Respecting the circulation of the General Orders for aiding the Civil Power
170 Madden, Private, Jas. Rate of Pension
174 Martin, rs. Marriage Certificate of
179 Military Acts, Circulation of
1010 McClerahan, Jas. Acts respecting Billet Markers required
1015 Mily Secy. Misconduct of an Innkeeper at Finntown
186. Mily Secy. Genl Order for granting Mily aid to the Civil Power & c.
195 Montgomerie, Mrs. Marriage certificate of
199 Miott (??), Jas. Discharge of a recruit enlisted by him without paying the smart money.
206 Martin, Jas alias SSm Thompson, Private. Transportation of
216 Moody, David & Peter. Attendance required at Clonmel Azzizes.
240 Mance, Thos. Transported for Desertion
242 McGee, Patkk. Complaint of a non-payment of his Pension
269. Mily Secy. Conduct of a Private of the 28th Foot at Callan
2701 McLeod, John Private, Transported
2013 McDuff, rs. Hannah. Supposed fraud in receiving her pension
280 Miller, Private 87th Foot. Claim of Anna Dempsey as a relative of.
289 Mily Secy. Conduct of the police Officers at Granard. Escape of a Deserter &c.
294 McDonald, Michael. Struck off the Pension List &c.
299 McGran, Jas. Praying to be placed on the Pension List.
303 McEllice, Private Chas. Attendance required at the Quarter Sessions
306 Mily Secy Attendance of Soldiers required at Clonmel
3001 Magennis, Patk. Sentenceof Transportation against.
309 Mathews, Echlin. Appointed Lt. Col. Of the Down Militia
312 McDermot, Fras. Enquiry respecting his service in the German Army
328 Meehan, John a Pensioner – Conduct of.
330 Mayo South Milia. Appointments of Mssrs. Orm & Palmer in
335 Mily Secy Grant of an additional allowance of 2 lbs of oats per ration to flases in billet?
337 McCoy SSm, Claim to Pension
Martin, SSm. Cliam to Pension.
339 Mily Secy. Transmitting letters from Major Parke & Capt O’Neill
340 Mily Secy Refusal of the Parish Priest of Boyle to officiate at the funeral of a Catholic Soldier of the 34th Foot.
342. Miller, Geo. Trial before a Court Martial
345 McGray, John – Claim to a Pension
349 Moore, Garret, acknowledging letter and sating that he has forwarded t to the ordnance Department
363 Mily Secy Hire of a magazine at Derry for the ammunition of 30th Regt.
366 Mottram, P.C. Enquiry respecting the Cheshire Militia
3601 Mathews, Private George – Application for his discharge.


31 Newport?Mssrs. Dividend on account of debt of T. L. Wright (see 89/33)
012 Needham, Henry. Enquiry from British War Office respecting
94 9th Foot not to be sent to Gibralter at present
107 Nowlan An. Effects of the late Thos. Kelly 15th Foot
159 New ?Ross, Sovereign of respecting the billeting of troops
215 90th Foot to b embarkd from Glasgow to Scotland
91st Foot To be embarqued from Liverpool to Dublin
232 Do Mssrs. Cane & Co. Appointed Agents to
274 Nowlan, Mrs. Marriage certificate of
3001 Noble John Sentence of Transportation against
360 Nester, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of


101 Ordnance – Cooking Material supplied to Guard Houses
20 Ordnance – Ammunition for Longford Militia Staff
63 O’Halloran, Lt. Marriage certificate of the Widow of
019 O’Brien Lieut., 2nd. Vr. Batt. Claim of his widow to pension
96 Oughterard, Complaint against a Canteen Car for the Military at
113 Ordnance – Reception into Store of the Arms and deposited in the gaol at Dundalk
124 Ordnance Issue of Pistols for persons employed at the Gaol at Maryboro’
132 Ordnance – Reception into the Store of the surplus arms &c of the South Down Mila
172 Ormond, Marquis of, appointed Aid de Camp to the King
205 Oakley, Private John, Transportation of
2101 O’Neill, John Late private 64th Foot, Claim of the Widow of
230 Ordnance – Bedding for the Provost prison Dublin
239 Owen, Mrs. Marriage Certificate of
366 Ordnance – Mr. Mothams ? enquiry respecting the Cheshire Mila was quartered in Richmond Barracks.

Revenue Officers, 1709

This is a list of people employed by the Irish Revenue Service in 1709. The surnames are for the most part English, those of Anglo-Irishmen. Some of these people would have been Englishmen who came to Ireland and settled down. Many will have been moved from one place of employment to another. This list simply shows the area in which they were employed on June 24th, 1709. Each name is found attached to a particular district, these districts may have covered more than one county. Districts may have had sub-groupings depending on the occupation of the person.