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Urney Parish Poll Money Book 1660

Fragment of Poll Money Book of the Parish of Urney that lyeth in the Barony of Strabane, Co. Tyrone
Extracted from FHL Film #1279356; Item 18
Filmed from the collection deposited in the Armagh County Museum
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com
 

 

Few parishes in Ulster have surviving Poll Books and all are within Co. Tyrone: the calculation of the tax was;

a gentleman - 4 shillings

a yeoman (farmer) - 2 shillings

a servant (labourer) - one shilling

(the amount was doubled if married)

 

TOWNLANDS MEN & WOMEN’S NAMES QUALIFICATION £ s d
BALLYFATTEN HAMILTONE Wm. & his wife gent 8 shillings
... FORSAITH John & his wife servant 2 shillings
... O’DEVILLIN Phelemy servant 1 shilling
... ny QUIN Isobel servant 1 shilling
... O’CRAMSIE Edmond labourer 1 shilling
GALLANAGH LAW Willm yeoman 4 shillings
... ORR John & BOYLE Jennet servants 2 shillings
... McGLENNYE James servant 2 shillings
... McANDREW Thomas labourer 1 shilling
... KELSOE Hough & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... KELSOE John servant 1 shilling
GLEBE HOUSTON Finley & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... Hugh the Heard & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... WALLACE John & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... MONTGOMERY Robert labourer 1 shilling
... RODGER Alex. & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... McFADDIN Cor’s. servant 1 shilling
... STEVENSON William & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... STEVENSON John servant 1 shilling
SHEANE MENTEITH James & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... O’HERDIGAN Brian servant 1 shilling
... STEVENSON Robert & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... BURNS William & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... WOODS William labourer 2 shillings
... GRAY Henry & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... McCAWLEY Walter yeoman 2 shillings
... PATERSON Robert labourer 1 shilling
... FULTONE William & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... CHISHOLM Thomas & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... FULTONE Jannet servant 1 shilling
... McILL Walter Boy& his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... O’DAVIN Patrick & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... O’MURKIE Mell & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... O’MURKIE Donnell & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... ULTAGH Donaghie & his wife labourer 2 shillings
GORTLOGHER & TULLYNEHUSKER McCROSSAN Donaghy & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... McCROSSAN Edmund & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... McCROSSAN Manus & his wife labourer 2 shillings
.... McNALLY Patrick & his wife servant 2 shillings
... O’CARROLAN Donnah & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... O’DEVAN Thurlagh & his wife servant 2 shillings
... O’MALLAN Owen & his wife servant 2 shillings
... SIMPSONE Michall & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... SWAN John & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
BALLYMACKIER SMITH John & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... JACKSONE Allen servant 1 shilling
... McSWIN Donaghie & his wife servant 2 shillings
... McSWIN Mulmory & his wife servant 2 shillings
... O’BOGGAN Donnell & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... O’BOYELL Donaghie & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... JOHNSTON George & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... HASTIE Rodger & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... O’RUSH Shan & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... BURRAL Robert & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... McDAVETT Edmond servant 1 shilling
... PARK Joseph & his wife sould: servant 2 shillings
... THOMSON Gabriel & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... SOMERVALL John & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... BOGLE John servant 1 shilling
... KENY James & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... JOHNSTON Gilbert & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... JOHNSTON Wllm labourer 1 shilling
... O’HUGH Pat servant 1 shilling
... KILL Laurence and his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... TEMPLETON Archabald & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... CLARKE Thomas & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
URNEY SPIER John & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... McFADDEN Donell servant 1 shilling
... CRAWFORD John & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... FINSTON Manus & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
CARKLIE [CARRICKLEE] HAMILTONE Elizabeth & widow labourer 1 shilling
... KNOX Wm labourer 1 shilling
... TEMPLETON John & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... HOUSTON Robert & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... SHEALS Mathew & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... SHEELS Matthew labourer 1 shilling
... THOMPSON John labourer 2 shillings
... CALDWALL Wm & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... FLEMING James and his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... HOSEWELL John servant 1 shilling
... FLEMING Wm & his wife labourer 2 shillings
BALLICULMAN [BALLYCOLMAN] WALLACE James & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... SMITH Adam & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... SMITH Wm servant 1 shilling
... PATERSON Wm & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... PATERSON James & his wife labourer 2 shillings
... CHISHOLM George & his wife yeoman 4 shillings
... O’HONY Brian servant 1 shilling
... FLEMING Patrick & his wife labourer 2 shillings

 

Signed: Will. MOORE, Wm. RICHARDSON, Tho. GOLBORNE

NOTE: The Poll Tax Lists for Urney & Donaghedy parishes are undated & were preserved in Record Office, Dublin in Collectors Accounts for 1693 in 6E-3-13, but relate to Poll Tax of 1660 levied under Acts of the Convention dated 24April & 1 March 1660