Description:"Observations sent up by Mr Stewart". Detailed observations on
Earl of Erne's Donegal Account: Observations sent up by Mr Stewart
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No. Denominations Tenants Names Observations
5 Ballindrait Eleanor Denny Served with notice to quit which must be proceeded on.
6 Ballindrait James Meehine has expended a large sum on his farm this year
7 Ballindrait Hugh and Toal Gallagher Tenements in the village; poor and no
8 Ballindrait Michael McGheehan A carpenter; met an accident which disabled
10 Ballindrait Michael McGheehan This plot now on hands having been [in
12 Ballindrait James Henderson Claims this house as an appendage to his farm
13 Ballindrait Nicholas McCunned Served with notice to quit.
14 Ballindrait Michael Brennan Served with notice no distress on premises.
15-18 Ballindrait William Beacam Widow Walsh Andrew Moore William McFarland
23 Ballinabrien Peter Gallagher, Senior Must be served with notice to quit.
24 Ballinabrien Charles McShane Must be served with notice very poor.
25 Ballinabrien Joseph Stevenson Gone to America; now in possession of
30 Ballinabrien Catherine Bogan Must be served with notice to quit.
31 Birdstown James Henderson See No. 92.
32 Birdstown Henry McDermott Died last year; his son must be served with
34 Birdstown William Sanson No distress on premises; has a pension and must
37 Birdstown John Wetherall Lost last year's crop by bank of River Burndale
39 Birdstown Michael Boyle Must be noticed to quit; carried off his crop
40 Birdstown Eleanor and Pat Meehine Must be noticed to quit, carried off
43 Cavan George Keys If he does not pay up before next May must be served
50 Cunnybonow Hugh Brady A man in respectable circumstances; some
53 Cunnybonow George Little A good tradesman but keeps no stock on the land;
56 Cunnybonow Patrick McShane Served with notice to quit.
63 Curraghlane Unity Doogan Served with notice to quit.
65 Curraghlane Hugh Kelly Served with notice to quit.
67 Curraghlane John Morton No distress on the premises must be noticed to
69 Drumbuoy John Morton This townland held under an old lease which should
76 Drumleen John Stewart Served with notice to quit.
77 Drumleen John Gilfillan Was confined in gaol for two years for abetting
81 Drumleen The rents of this townland on re-setting was nearly doubled and
90 Dromore Matthew Gormley Is served with notic to quit.
91 Dromore Catherine William Gilfillan and Must be served with notice.
92 Drumnahaw James Henderson Served with notice.
95-96 Galgonagh Patrick Meehine See No.40.
97 Glencosk Neil Lynchahan now John Mahaffy Died this year after purchasing
Robert Garland One of a desperate faction; tried for the murder of Moore son
Robert Galbraith Has fallen back since the new letting which was near double
100 Gortinmore William Weir An improving tenant; purchased the goodwill of
107 Green Brae Fishery Daniel McMenimin Fell back a year's rent during the
110 Gortnagole Andrew McConnell A large farm of poor grassland which this
111 Guystown John Porter Agreed on the new letting to expend a large sum on
118 Lifford Reps. G. Thompson This is part of the Commons of Lifford; the
119 Lifford James Kelly This is part of the Commons of Lifford; the
120 Lifford William Chambers, Esquire Counsellor Chambers and others pay
122 Lifford John Caniss A small tenement in the town; very poor but
123 Lifford James Risk If he does not pay before November he should be
126 Lifford Corporation land.
129 Lifford Hugh Brady This land held formerly direct by lease from the
131 Lifford Charles Gallagher A poor tenement in Lifford; seldom a distress
132 Lifford Mrs Meliora Spence now in hands of James Risk See No. 123.
133 Lifford George Little See No. 53.
135 Lifford John Martin now Moses Martin The greater part of this accrued
136 Lifford James Brodie On becoming tenant engaged to clear off those
144 Lifford James Risk See No. 123.
149 Lifford Joseph Sharkey Notice to quit must be served on this man; he is
152 Lifford Widow Susan Davis Falling back in her rent; must be served with
156 Lifford John Cummins Tenements in town; his undertenants refuse to pay
157 Lifford Patrick Mellon Never paid any rent alleging this to be
159 Lifford James McBride's widow Widow of a former bailiff; fell into
160 Lifford Rev. E.M. Clarke Master of Lifford School for which there is
162 Lifford Patrick McCosker A poor cabin; no distress to be had.
163 Lifford Margaret McGettigan A poor cabin; no distress to be had.
165 Lifford Charles Patton Should be served with notice to quit.
167 Lifford Widow Davis See No. 152.
168-172 Lifford Poor tenements in the town. No distress to be had. The only
176 Lifford A. Doogan and D. Donnell Served with notice to quit.
179 Lifford Neal Doherty Does not reside on the land; very difficult to get
181 Lifford Cornelius Patton A struggling old man. I fear must be served
183 Lifford Andrew Doogan Same as No. 176.
186-190 Lifford Corporation land; tenants refuse to pay.
194 Millessagh William Beacam This tenant is in the South of Ireland in the
195 Millsessagh Thomas Keolaghan See No. 34; served with notice.
198 Millsessagh Hugh Galbraith and Tol Gallagher No distress on the
200 Millsessagh Patrick Moore Refuses to pay new rent; must be served with
201 Millsessagh James Sharp and Charles Logue Mere paupers; near 80 year
202 Milessagh Andrew McBith Has presented a petition to the Court for a
203-209 Millessagh All these are miserable cabins. I am endeavouring by
216 Moneen John Mahaffy, Junior Tenant died in January last. See No. 97.
221 Mullinaveigh James Weir This rent considerably increased as new letting
219 Mullinaveigh George McKinney This man was a very bad tenant but is
221 Mullinaveigh Alexander Weir Paid up all arrear of rent charge due by him
223 Mullinaveigh Neil Fisher Served with notice to quit.
229 Murlagh Moses Quinton and This held under lease partners which should be
234 Murlagh William Wilson Very poor high land. This tenant unable to stock
235 Murlagh James Henderson partners Henderson is falling back, and partners
239 Portanure Robert Throne This man yearly getting worse; must be served
240 Portanure Charles McLoughlin This man yearly getting worse; mus be
241 Portanure Mary Galagher This man yearly getting worse; must be served
242 Portanure Daniel Kane This man yearly getting worse; must be served with
243 Portanure James Gallagher This man yearly getting worse; must be served
246 Roaghan Reps. Thomas Banigan Family dividing the farm; notice should be
247 Roaghan Catherine Thomas These are very bad and Patrick Crossan tenants;
248 Roaghan Reps. Thomas Banigan. See No. 246
256 Tamnywood James Henderson See Nos. 235 and 92.
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