Under the tithe composition ireland act, 1823, this was converted into a monetary tax and the tithe applotment books were compiled at various dates between 1823 and. Ireland tithe applotment books familysearch historical. They are known as the tithe applotment books because the results of this land survey were originally compiled in nearly 2,000 handwritten books. Mullins, upper union of carlow, enniscorthy and shillelagh tithe applotment books name index 7th jan, 1825 nai film ref. This page features hundreds of records relating to tithe applotment books throughout co. Keady civil parish, county armagh tithes applotments. Tithes were an income tax on farming usually about one tenth of the annual income.
I have early hunters in the walworth graveyard and at ballykelly coi. The public record office of northern ireland has released its newly digitised collection of tithe applotment books online. The collection, which covers all 32 of the counties of the island of ireland, is the first in a series of national archives records of genealogical interest to be digitised by the genealogical society of utah ie familysearch in partnership with the national archives and be placed online with free. Year of compilation, ranging from 1822 to 1837, vary from parish to parish. The tithe applotment books were transcribed and indexed by our partners, the. The ordnance survey memoirs compiled for clogher parish 18335 reveal that eight townlands within the manor of clogher were tithe free for 21 years from november 1, 1829.
Desertcreight, a parish topographical dictionary of ireland. I have found that in those tithe books where acreages are given, i can match some of the names with those in the later c. This parish comprises, according to the ordnance survey, 14,399. They have about the same boundaries as the parishes for the church of ireland but different from the parishes of the catholic church. My grgrgrandfather was james bonfield, likely from near kilrush. Index to the tithe applotment book, trory parish, co. From 1823 to 1864, records were kept of people who paid taxes to the church of ireland or the government in ireland. The names of the people who leased property in barragh civil parish, co.
Drumholm the tithe survey only gives names of landlords. Mar 19, 2016 i cannot find the tithe applotment books for co. Browse the tithe applotment books parishes in kilkenny. Leitrim genealogy centre, our sources, leitrim roots. Index to the tithe applotment book for urney parish, co. Tithe was a tax payable to the established church church of ireland. There is no townland of barnaboye or whitepark listed in the 1851 general alphabetical index to the townlands and towns, parishes and baronies of ireland in the civil parish of bordwell, whilst there is a townland called barnaboy in the parish of kyle. This page features 128 free records relating to tithe applotment books in bordwell, co. Search tithe applotment books the national archives of ireland. Carlow ireland barragh civil parish baronies of forth and st.
Londonderry sorted by standardised surname, barony, parish and townland. Tithe was a tax on all agricultural land originally one tenth of the produce excepting only church lands, glebes and urban areas and was paid by leaseholders and occupiers of all religious denominations to the clergy of the established church of ireland. Errors with regard to location of parishes in counties will also be rectified as. Londonderry 1828 public record office of northern ireland ref. Search derrylondonderry genealogy records online records. Index to the tithe applotment book, cumber upper parish. It does not appear in the raphoe tithe applotment book for which there is only an 1841 survey of beltany.
These were used for the upkeep of the church of ireland and were paid from the time of the reformation. Desertcreight, a parish, in the barony of dungannon, county of tyrone, and province of ulster, 2. Bear in mind that spellings used may vary considerably from current day. Research sources such as church of ireland records, birth, death marriage records, tith and trade directories, newspaper articles and obituary and death records. Tithe applotment books for northern ireland the census substitutes collection at rootsireland. The taxable land in each parish was surveyed, giving the names of the occupiers of land in each townland, the acreage and class of land they held, and the amount of taxes. Tithe applotment books tithes were an income tax on farming, usually about one tenth of the annual income. Search distribution of surnameshouseholders report, ulster. Derrynoose civil parish, county armagh tithes applotments. More images are available in the familysearch catalog ireland, tithe applotment books, 18141855. Theyve been a long time coming to a screen near you, but its good to now have tabs for the entire island readily accessible to family historians and other researchers. Please note tithes were collected only from people occupying land, so it does not include all residents. This method of accessing digital images of each page in a tithe book is unwieldy and it is difficult to get an overview of the entire parish to determine whether.
Ireland, tithe applotment books, 18051837 database online. This is the only pre 1901 census that survives for co. Tithe applotment records the national archives of ireland. This essential source is now online at two separate places, the national archives of ireland and the lds website. Tithe applotment books their value to irish family historians. Presented here is a list of the tithes for the parish of raloo from 176971. The tithe applotment books, compiled between 1823 and 1838, are in the custody of the public record office of northern ireland. You can search by forename or surname, townland or parish. Names indexed from the tithe applotment books covering the. In the original enumeration, each landholder was recorded along with details such as townland, size of holding, land quality and. Data from the tithe applotment books covering the baronies of. Index to the tithe applotment book, taughboyne parish. Clogher parish tithe applotment book 1829 original.
Occupiers of land in the parish of kilmurry ibrickan on 29th october 1825. Recapitulated kilmurry ibrickan tithe applotment book, 1834. Only surname and townland for the civil parish was transcribe. The source of this list is the vestry book of the parish of larne and inver. The tithe applotments entries were transcribed by pat connors from the tithe applotment books index. The taxable land in each parish was surveyed, giving the names of the occupiers of land in each townland, the acreage and class of land they held, and the amount of taxes tithes. It reflects the order of townlands within each parish tithe book. Names indexed from the tithe applotment books covering the baronies of cary, dunluce and part of kilconway in north antrim and the barony of n. Tithe applotment book, cappagh parish official website of. The tithe applotment books are available online, free of charge on the national archives of ireland.
It would have been somewhat less than this during the 1820s and 1830s, when the tithe applotment books were compiled. Lisbuie, findermore, 2 nurchosys, aughnaglough, tulnavert, fardross, glenoo, all abbey lands. Ireland, tithe applotment books, 18051837 ancestry. This was done over the ensuing fifteen years, up to the suspension of tithe payments in 1838.
Thomas bonfield of gower townland, kilmacduane parish in 1825. The tithe books for the six counties of northern ireland are in proni and are available on selfservice microfilm in the mic15a series. Oct 27, 2012 ireland, tithe applotment books 18231837. Index to the tithe applotment book, taughboyne parish including st. A printed list of the tithe books is available in the public search room of proni. This parish was made a perpetual curacy out of raphoe parish in the 1820s and was in the gift of the dean of raphoe, which may explain the absence of a tithe applotment book. As many of you probably know there is a database of the names in this source available from irishworld that covers the six counties of northern ireland. Private census of 1803 for the civil parish of faughnavale. May 17, 2017 the tithe applotment books were compiled between 1823 and 1838 in order to determine the amount which occupiers of agricultural holdings over one acre should pay in tithes to the church of ireland the main protestant church and the church established by the state until its disestablishment in 1871. You will find the name, townland and parish and date of enumeration, but no images or additional details. The tithe applotment books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in order to determine the amount which occupiers of agricultural holdings should pay in tithes to the church of ireland the main protestant church, and the church established by the state until its disestablishment in 1871. Data from the tithe applotment books covering the baronies of cary, dunluce and kilconway in north antrim plus the barony of n.
Data from the tithe applotment books covering the baronies. According to mclysaght, this was a castlemehigan family from near crookhaven. For the newry the tithe applotment books are available in proni under reference fin5a. Hold the mouse pointer over the parish to see variant names.
A unique land survey taken as a way to determine the amount of tax payable by landholders to the church of ireland, the tithe applotment books represent a virtual census for prefamine ireland. Search raloo tithes, county antrim, 17691771 ulster. Tithe applotment book, cappagh parish 1827 official website of the county tyrone mail list. Irelands tithe applotment books their value to family historians. The tithe book for the deanery of derry, which includes the parishes of burt, inch, muff and templemore, doesnt record a year of compilation. The books for northern ireland are in the held in the public record office of northern ireland, but there are microfilm copies in the national. Tithe applotment survey 182337 ireland genealogy projects. Forkill civil parish, county armagh tithes applotments. The information on these pages was compiled by len, and forms part of the donegal genealogy resources website. Date barony parish townland spelling in tithe book forename spelling of surname in tithe book surname standardised spelling acres roods perch. Only surname and townland for the civil parish was transcribed. Unlike griffiths valuation they do not cover cities or towns.
These records list people who were liable for tithes in the civil parishes of county kerry. Because the tithe was payable only by those who worked on agricultural land, you may not find your ancestors included. About county antrim, ireland, householders index, 1851, 1857 with no complete census for ireland or northern ireland prior to 1901, researchers of irish ancestors are left with the few local censuses available or the title applotment books, which can be used for most of the country. In fact, if your ancestors lived in one of the rural parishes for which no pre1850 church registers exist, tithe applotment books may also be the only records of. Index to the tithe applotment book, all saints parish, co. This page features 394 free records relating to tithe applotment books in rearymore, co. Ireland householders index genealogy familysearch wiki. It covers the surnames of farmers usually leaseholders in the tithe applotment books compiled 18231838 and also all names of property occupiers in the printed version of the tenement valuation, known as griffith valuation, covering all properties in ulster 18571864. There is a manuscript book for almost every civil church of ireland parish in the country giving the names of occupiers of each townland, the amount of land. A surname index to these tax records is called the index of surnames of householders in griffiths primary valuation and the tithe applotment books, commonly called the householders index. I know there are 4 taylors in the tithe records at aird, parish billy antrim. This site does not support the current version of your web. Tithe applotment books for northern ireland, 18231828.
Leitrim genealogy centre, our sources, leitrim roots ireland. The tithe applotment books were compiled between 1823 and 1838 as a survey of land in each civil parish to determine the payment of tithes a religious tax. Eglish civil parish, county armagh tithes applotments. This necessitated a complete valuation of all tithable land in ireland, the results of which are contained in the manuscript tithe applotment books for each civil parish. There will be a tithe applotment book for almost every parish and townland in northern ireland from 1823 to 1837.
The composition act 1823 specified that tithes due to the established church, the church of ireland, which had hitherto been payable. Specifically looking for one surname in 4 neighbouring townlands near broughshane in glenravel. Survey commenced 1st may 1825, completed 10th october 1826. The tithe applotment books tab were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in order to establish the amount landholders should pay towards the upkeep of the church of ireland. Tithe applotment books online timeline genealogy ireland. The tithe system, which nominally earmarked onetenth of the produce of the land for the maintenance of the clergy, was introduced in england as early as the eighth century. Ballyferriter parish, database of over 3,000 records compiled from. Prior to the tithe applotment books of the 1820s and 1830s tithe records are extremely rare. Irelands tithe applotment books their value to family.
National archives, dublin and public record office of. Possibilities are these 3 fellows i found on tithe applotment books. List occupiers of irish land and church tithe owed to support the established church. Urney parish tithe applotment book 182527 official website. Title applotment books a tithe was one tenth of the produce of agricultural land levied for the support of the official, stateestablished church of ireland and its clergymen. He had two brothers who also came to chicago before 1850 michael bonfield and martin bonfield. Tithe applotment books the national archives of ireland. The books for northern ireland are in the held in the public record office of northern ireland, but there are microfilm copies in the national archives which can be consulted in our reading room. In ireland, because the tithe system was used for the upkeep of the established church only, it caused a great deal of unrest among roman catholics and presbyterians. The tithe applotment books record the occupiers of tithe eligible land, not householders.
Browse the tithe applotment books national archives of. Tithe applotment of skull, 1827 ta index for this parish. Tithe applotment books 18231838 for dromore parish. Ardstraw parish tithe applotment book 1834 original. In this case, click on a reference to find a camera icon to see images. When i search i get 492 taylors on 25 pages and not one of them is in antrim. Tithe applotment book explanation and index official. Browse the tithe applotment books parishes in roscommon. Bonfield on tithe applotment books ireland reaching out. Ejectment books of county clare 18161835 1824 hedge school teachers in clare 1826 tithe applotment books rc baptism records for miltown malbay parish 18311881 poverty before the famine, county clare 1835 county clare a history and topography 1837 by samuel lewis parliamentary gazetteer of ireland 1845.
Heritage world and the genealogical publishing company. You are in great danger of being my personal researcher i will check out the various sites you mention. The browse facility is very useful for looking at whole townlands or parishes, and getting information about sizes of landholdings, and surnames and forenames which existed in prefamine ireland. The tithe applotment books record the results of a unique land survey taken to determine the amount of tax payable by landholders to the church of ireland, the established church until 1869. The tithe applotment books record the results of a unique land survey taken to determine the amount of tax payable by landholders to the church of ireland, the. Below is information that was generously donated for public use. Not surprisingly, those who were not members of the church of ireland fiercely resented tithes. The national archives of ireland has today launched the tithe applotment books 18231837 online. Urney parish tithe applotment book 182527 official website of the county tyrone mail list. An index to the proni records is also on microfilm ref mic15k no images are available online, but transcript indexes are available for all six counties on the subscription site rootsireland. The names are listed below in alphabetical order, once only regardless of how many times any name appears in the books, spellings as they are on the original as best they can be read. Please contact me if you would like to donate information.
It lists the householder and hisher age, the inhabitants and their ages and their relationship to the householder. It is also transcribed at many county websites and fb pages. Index to the tithe applotment book, cumber upper parish, co. Neither the ancestry nor rootsireland sites provide links to. In proni there are tithe books for all, save 31,of the 273 parishes then surveyed, in what is now northern ireland the books record the name of the tithe payer, the acreage of his farm and the amount of tithe paid.1016 708 104 451 1556 801 236 464 939 991 475 812 1379 1420 843 394 1206 1244 378 1038 136 660 957 1181 553 488 725 423 862 176 311 1085 1318 1455 1260 678 993 455 85 960 895