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1839 House Books

Dungloe & Meenmore, Templecrone, Co Donegal

 

 

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Below is a transcription of the House books for Dungloe and Meenmore - it is not complete, but all the basic information is there.

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Townland of Meenmore

 

 

 

No

Name of Occupier/Description of Tenement

Relative Value

Rent by the Year

Observations

1

One house - exempt

 

 

Under value

2

Police Barrack and yard

6.15.9

13.0.0

No garden on land

3

One house - exempt

 

 

Under value

4

One house - exempt

4.1.9

 

Under value

5

Church, Schoolhouse and yard

10.11.8

 

Churchyard

 

Country Houses

 

 

 

6

Neil Sharkey and ? Boyle, Corn Kiln?

1.6.10

15.0.0

Machinery, supplied with water

7

Ordnance Barrack

34.0.0

 

Not occupied as a Barrack now, nor likely to be. Part is occupied by a person who takes care of it.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Valuation Revised on the 13th August 1839 

Signed: Robert McMeiken

 

Dungloe - East Side of Street

 

 

 

No

Name of Occupier/Description of Tenement

Relative Value

Rent by the Year

Observations

1

RC Chapel

8.11.0

 

 

2

Three houses

 

 

Small houses, under value

3

Five houses

 

 

 

4

Six houses

 

 

 

5

Nine houses

 

 

 

6

Doctor Rankin (crossed out). Edward Boyle, house offices & yard

5.4.8

8.0.0

Pays 8 a year with land

7

Mathew Magee (crossed out). One house - exempt

2.13.4

 

Not worth 5 a year

8

Dr M Ross, house offices and yard

7.0.4

Old lease

Gateway entrance to yard

9

Two houses

 

 

Not worth 5 each

10

James Sweeney, house and yard

4.13.0

 

A Public house

11

Michael Huston, house office and yard (crossed out). 

4.5.6

 

Not worth 5 a year

 

Four houses

 

 

Not worth 5 a year each

12

Daniel Sweeney, house office and yard

5.6.0

 

A Public house, gateway to yard

13

Daniel Sweeney, house office and yard

4.15.0

Bought for 80

A Public house, gateway to yard

14

Hugh O'Boyle (crossed out). House office and yard

3.8.11

Old lease

An old house in bad repair. Offices in ruin

15

Eight and session? House

 

 

 

 

 

Dungloe - West Side of Street

 

 

 

No

Name of Occupier/Description of Tenement

Relative Value

Rent by the Year

Observations

16

Pound

 

 

 

17

Three houses

 

 

Not worth 5 a year

18

Francis Finlay, house, offices and yard

15.0.7

Old lease

A good shop where the Market house was formerly

 

Market house (crossed out)

 

 

 

19

Manus O'Donnell and Manus Ward (crossed out). Two houses

2.14.0 & 2.3.5

Held with land

Old house and in bad repair

20

Phelim Boyle, house offices and yard

6.6.5

Held with land

A Public house, gateway to yard

21

Hugh O'Donnell (crossed out). Seven houses

 

 

Houses not worth 5 each

22

Edward Boyle, house office and yard

4.16.4

Held with land

Rear entrance to yard

23

Hugh O'Donnell, house and yard

6.11.4

Held with land

Rear entrance to yar. No offices

24

Peter Boyle, house offices and yard

4.14.7

Held with land

Good yard and gate entrance

25

Phelim O'Donnell, house (crossed out). Five houses

 

 

No yard

26

Anthony Sharkey, house (crossed out). Five houses

 

 

 

27

James O'Donnell (crossed out), Revenue Police Barrack

4.14.2

10

No garden. Gateway to yard

28

Anthony O'Donnell and John Boyle (crossed out), Nine houses

3.4.8 & 3.5.6

 

Under value

29

One office, under value

 

 

Under value

 

 

The town of Dunglow is situated in a very remote place. No trade. The inhabitants mostly hold land with their houses. Roads very bad. Will admit of very ? Cottage or large houses. There should be a deduction. No markets but a few fairs in the year.

Valuation revised on the 13th August 1839

Signed: Robert McMeiken

 

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