Ballee Rentals: Leckpatrick Parish 1777-1858
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BALLEE RENTALS: LECKPATRICK PARISH

RENTALS & VALUATIONS 1777-1858
 


Transcribed and compiled by Len Swindley
(len_swindley@hotmail.com)

 

Ballee (Grey Town or Hugh’s Town) is a 540 acre townland lying above Artigarvan and belonged to the extensive Abercorn Estate. The Abercorn Papers form a very large collection in PRONI, Belfast, which includes title deeds, rentals, accounts, leases and correspondence relating to the Tyrone and Donegal estates from the early seventeenth century. The following data has been transcribed from LDS microfilms: researchers should consult the comprehensive Family History Library catalogue for a complete listing of this microfilmed archive. Alternatively, the originals may be viewed at PRONI, 66 Balmoral Ave., Belfast.

 

SURVEY & VALUATION OF THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE 1777)

BALLEE

James Porter

James Donnel (upper)

John Keil

James Donnel (lower)

Samuel Keil

James Gallacher

Denis Tolan

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1787

BALLEE

Blackhill:                 Mr Sinclair has a lease of which 11 years are unexpired from Nov ‘89

Near Mountain:                James Gallaugher

John Gallaugher

Near:                       John Porter

                                Thomas Porter

                                James Porter

Far:                         Robert Kyle

                                Samuel Kyle

                                Isabella Gordon

                                Peter Gordon

                                James Donnell

                                John Donnell

                                William Donnell

Far Mountain:                William Tolan

                                Mary Brown

                                Elinor Dougherty

                                William Dougherty

                                Widow Collins

 

TITHE APPLOTMENTS: LECKPATRICK PARISH 1827

BALLEE

Daniel McDonald

William & John Donald

William Gordon

James Kyle

William Toland

Wm. Toland, H. Kirk, P. McCarter & P. Murphy

William Porter

James & James Porter

James Smyth

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1833

BALLEE

Tenants as per Former Leases and Occupying Tenants:

James Kyle & Donald McDonald

William & John Donnell

William Gordon

William Tolan (John Kirk)

Peter McCarter

Hugh Kirk

John Gallaugher (James Gallaugher)

John Gallaugher and Partners (John & Widow Gallaugher)

William Porter

Thomas & James Porter

James & William Smyth

James Sinclair Esq

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1848

BALLEE

Donald McDonald

W(idow)? Eleanor Porter

James Donnell

William Donnell jun

William Donnell sen

Charles Donnell

James Gordon

John Kirk

Hugh Gallagher

Pat & Henry Gallagher

John Gallagher

Henry Gallagher (late Hugh & Patrick)

William Porter

John Porter

James Porter

Robert Smith (2 places)

James Sinclair Esq

 

GRIFFITHS VALUATION: LECKPATRICK PARISH 1858

BALLEE

A List of Occupiers and Immediate Lessors:

James Sinclair                       (Marquis of Abercorn)

Donald McDonald                             (same)

Ellen Porter                                            (same)

Charles Donnell                                    (same)

Church Education Society’s school-house

William Donnell sen                (Marquis of Abercorn)

William Donnell jun                          (same)   

John Kincaid                         (William Donnell jun)

John Kirk (Tullyard)                 (Marquis of Abercorn)

Hugh Wilson                        (John Kirk) (Tullyard)

James McGavagan                          (same)

James Gordon sen                 (Marquis of Abercorn)

James Mitchell                      (James Gordon sen)

Margaret Gordon                                 (same)

James Gordon jun                (Marquis of Abercorn)

Philip Logue                          (James Gordon jun)

Hugh Gallagher                    (Marquis of Abercorn)

Mary Gallagher                     (Hugh Gallagher)

John Gallagher                      (Marquis of Abercorn)

Michael Keenan                   (John Gallagher)

Thomas Logue                                     (same)

Henry Gallagher                   (Marquis of Abercorn)

Patrick Gallagher                                  (same)

Sarah Kincaid                       (Patrick Gallagher)

James Gallagher                    (Marquis of Abercorn)

James Porter sen                                  (same)

James Porter jun                                   (same)

William Lindsay                   (James Porter jun)

Robert Smith (farmer)  Marquis of Abercorn)

Daniel Macbeth                    (Robert Smith) (farmer)

Robert McCleery                 (Marquis of Abercorn)

Thomas Davis                                      (same)

Commonage:                 James Porter sen, James Porter jun, Robert Smith (farmer), Robert McCleery & John McGonigle