Ballyskeagh Rentals, Leckpatrick Parish, 1777-1858
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Ballyskeagh Rentals, Leckpatrick Parish, 1777-1858

Transcribed & Compiled by Len Swindley
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Ballyskeagh (Town of the Whitethorn Shrubbery) is a 514 acre townland lying close to the village of 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 extracted 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

BALLYSKEAGH

John Boak

James Knox

William Gordon

James Dewar

James McKane

William Gibson

William McCormick

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1787

BALLYSKEAGH

Moses McKane (South Lower)

Aaron Gordon

William Gordon (Middle Lower)

Letitia & Henry Boak (North Lower)

James Knox

William Gibson

William Falconer

William Culinan

James Knox

John Porter

Robert Harper

James Loag

Robert Robinson

Patrick Cannon

Margaret Collins

 

TITHE APPLOTMENTS: LECKPATRICK PARISH 1827

BALLYSKEAGH

James Knox & John Dunn

Thomas & John Knox

Alexander, Aaron & C. Gordon

Bryan Donaghy & G. Kilgore

Aaron Gordon

Moses McCane

William Gibson

Moses Gibson

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1833

BALLYSKEAGH

Tenants as per Former leases and Occupying Tenants:

George Knox

John Dunn

Thomas & John Knox

Bryan Donaghy & William McCormick (Bryan Donaghy & George Kilgore)

Alexander Gordon

Aaron Gordon (Aaron Gordon jun, John Nelis, now William Sigerson)

William Gibson

Robert Gibson

Moses Gibson

Moses McKane

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1848

BALLYSKEAGH

David Gibson

John Dunne

James Knox

Thomas Knox

Stirling Gordon

John McCay

Widow Kilgore

Aaron Gordon’s rep

William Sigerson

Robert Craig

Moses Gibson

James McKane

GRIFFITHS VALUATION: LECKPATRICK PARISH 1858

BALLYSKEAGH

A List of Occupiers and Immediate Lessors:

John Dunne                          (Marquis of Abercorn)

Samuel Forbes                      (John Dunne)

Thomas Knox                       (Marquis of Abercorn)

Bernard McGuiggan           (Thomas Knox)

James Doherty                                      (same)

William Hampton                                 (same)

Robert Durragh                                    (same)

James Knox                           (Marquis of Abercorn)

James Parker                         (James Knox)

Thomas Craig                                       (same)

James Barnhill                                       (same)

John Doherty                                        (same)

Francis Cogwell                                    (same)

Catherine Gordon                 (Marquis of Abercorn)

Robert Bates                                         (same)

John McMihil                       (Robert Bates)

Bernard McCann                                  (same)

David McNeill                                      (same)

John McFarland                   (Marquis of Abercorn)

Robert Craig                                          (same)

James Toy                             (Robert Craig)

James Clarke                         (Marquis of Abercorn)

George Kilgore                                     (same)

James Gibson                                        (same)

William Sigerson                                  (same)

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