Castletown Rentals, Leckpatrick Parish - 1777-1858
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Castletown Rentals, Leckpatrick Parish - 1777-1858

Transcribed & Compiled by Len Swindley
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Castletown is a 349-acre townland located high on the slopes of Knockavoe above Strabane and belonged to the Manor of Cloghogal within 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, some commencing in 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 description of this microfilmed archive. Alternatively, the originals may be consulted at PRONI, 66 Balmoral Ave., Belfast.

 

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

CASTLETOWN:

James Donel

William Porter

Galbraith Wan

Hugh Sharkey

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1787

CASTLETOWN:

Lower:                    Hugh Smith

                                Samuel Donnell

                                John Donnell

Upper:                    Mary Profit

                                William Donnell

Knockavoe                Galbraith Wason

                                Hu Sharkey

 

TITHE APPLOTMENTS: LECKPATRICK PARISH 1827

CASTLETOWN:

James & Thomas Donnelly & Thomas Hamilton

Henry & Daniel McGill, James Moore & Thomas McLaughlin

John McGuire, Robert Blair, Patrick Doherty & John Sweney

Charles McGinley

David Flynn

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1833

CASTLETOWN:

Tenants as per Former Leases and Occupying Tenants:

James & Thomas Donnell                  (James & Thomas Donnell)

Henry & Daniel McGill                    (Henry & Daniel McGill)

Same                                                       (Thomas McLaughlin) (one third)

Same                                                       (John Dixon) (one third)

Alexander McGuire                 (Robert Cochrane)

Robert Blair & Partners                 (John Sweeny, Robert Blair & Patrick Doherty)

Charles McGinley

David Flynn

 

RENTAL FOR THE MANOR OF CLOGHOGAL (ABERCORN ESTATE) 1848

CASTLETOWN:

Samuel Donnell

William Kee

James Fyffe

Widow McGill

Daniel McGill

Widow McLaughlin

John Sweeny

Robert Blair

Patrick Doherty (John)

John Cassidy

David Flynn

 

GRIFFITHS VALUATION: LECKPATRICK PARISH 1858

John Doherty                        (Marquis of Abercorn)

William Durragh                   (same)

John Anderson                    (William Durragh)

Arthur Kirkwood                  (same)

William Graham                    (same)

George Sawyers                   (Marquis of Abercorn)

Elizabeth Hasty                    (George Sawyers)

Ellen Sweeny                        (Marquis of Abercorn)

Susan McLaughlin                (same)

David Magill                         (same)

Mary Magill                          (same)

William Kee                           (same)

David Flynn                          (same)

Michael Cassidy                  (same)

James Fyffe                           (same)

Samuel Donnell                    (same)

Anne McCrossan                                (Samuel Donnell)

Thomas Donnell                   (same)

Cormac Conaghan                (same)

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