Emigration from the Coolattin Estate, County Wicklow, Ireland
to Eastern Ontario, Canada, early 1800's
April 30, 2007:
Shillelagh, County Wicklow
March 17, 2013:
Happy St. Patrick's Day from County Wicklow, in Ireland, the home of your ancestors.
We invite you to attend Canada Come Home, County Wicklow's Flagship Gathering Event September 13-15, on the Coollattin Estate
for a lively weekend of history, genealogy, walks in the Wicklow countryside, and lots more!
Its a great year to visit Ireland. Hope to see you there.
And if you can't make the September weekend, you're welcome to come to 'The Garden of Ireland' anytime. Just let us know when and
we'll make sure you have a memorable visit.
All the best from The Canada Come Home Team.
E-mail The Canada Come Home Team
Canada Come Home Web Site
The Gathering - Ireland, 2013
January 8, 2014:
We now have a local (Eastern Ontario) web page for the 1798 Rebellion in Ireland.
Annette Code has done a lot of work regarding her Codd / Code ancestors
who emigrated from Lord Fitzwilliam's Estate in South West County Wicklow.
Many people came to this area from the area in Ireland where three counties
meet -- County Carlow, County Wexford and County Wicklow. Background material
for this large emigration can be found in:
The Rebellion in Wicklow, 1798, by Ruan O'Donnell, Irish Academic Press,
1998, ISBN 0-7165-2694-8
Emigration from South Leinster to Eastern Upper Canada, Bruce Elliott, in Kevin Whelan, ed.
Wexford: History and Society (Dublin: Geography Publications, 1987) pp. 422-446
(Carleton University Library DA990.W5W49 - 5th Floor) ISBN 0 906602 0 68
Anne Burgess is also involved in a large project detailing the assisted
emigration from Lord Fitzwilliam's Estate during the period 1847-1854. Her
work is based on Surplus People: The Fitzwilliam Clearances, 1847-1856 (County Wicklow)
by Jim Rees, Collins Press, Cork, 2000, ISBN 1-898256-93-4
Both Anne and Annette have done extensive research in Ireland.
Here are a couple of e-mails from Annette Code:
I just had an e-mail sent to me about your south Wicklow project.
I thought I would tell you I do have a bit of information about the Coolatin
Estates that I can send to you, but mostly it I was looking for the earlier
familes of those towns within the Estates. I was researching the Codd (Code)
family. I am going back to Ireland this September to pursue both parish
records and the Coolattin Estate both in Dublin and at the Sheffield, UK
Archives where they have thousands of estate records. At that time I would
just run my finger down the page or microfiche and pick out the names I was
looking for. There was also information at the National Library in Dublin.
The day I was at Sheffield I had difficulties as their photocopier was not
working so only came away with a couple of pages of documents only to do with
the familes I was obtaining information on. Very little were about the
Codd's as they probably were only the sub-let-tenants not the main lessor.
However, some of the records show the names of the families of these sub-let-tenants.
Are you interested in this information, either for your project or perhaps
under a separate heading of Coolattin.
The things I have are the 1798 Rebellion Claims and Compensations and two CD's
of the Memorials on graves, one is Cantwell's.
My understanding is that after William Wainwright was manager of the
Coolattin Estate and after his death Robert Chaloner became manager and
apparently kept meticulous records not just of surnames or head of family
but much more detail, so if that is true I might be able to get some valuable
information as I am going to spend 3 days at Sheffield Archives just going
through the Estate Records. I would only go up as far as 1846 when Jim Rees's
I have e-mail corresponded with Jim Rees and he will be back in touch once
his new book is in print.
If any of the above makes sense please get back to me.
... Annette Code
Good morning: I am so curious about the Coolattin families and that is
one of the reasons I'm going back to Dublin this fall. I agree with you
on that reasoning of 99% were from that part of Wicklow and since the Codd
family were from all the estate areas, Fitzwilliam had 6 estates in Ireland
but also had family in the northern tip of Wexford where Wicklow, Wexford
and Carlow meet some of their relatives from Wexford came later probably
due to good reports from earlier emigrants. Certainly all the Codd / Code /
Coad's were from that area of Wicklow, but others did stay and continue living
there to this day. On www.theshipslist.com are several pages
of passengers 1825 approx. from Wicklow both a list of Catholics and Protestants,
I can pick out all the neighbours/relatives from both Wicklow and Lanark Co.
Other surnames are DAGG and JACKSON.
These lists would be a good link or page for anything to do with Coolattin.
... Annette Code
May 1, 2007:
Here is a photograph of a memorial to the
1798 rebellion in Carnew, County Wicklow.
also posted on May 1, 2007, Thanks to Annette for this.
She has further details about the holdings of the following persons:
Tithe Allotment Book, Parish of Aghowle, Diocese of Leighlin, Co. Wicklow
Lower Munny (Money) No. 4
1) Thos Codd
2) John Codd
3) Nat Byrne
5) John Hanley
6) Wm. Reily
7) Thos Evans
10) Wm(?) Driver
11) John Nowland / Nolan
12) James Byrne
13) Pat Byrne
14) John Byrne
15) Dan(?) Byrne
16) Martin Daniel (McDaniel)
17) Edw Kavanagh
18) Mick Donahoe
19) Owen McDaniel
20) .....? Henry
21) Pat Cummins
Dicksons Killinure: No.5 Compliment
32 Thos McDaniel
33 John McDaniel
That is all I could find at this time, the writing is difficult, and it
has been photocopied numerous times.
May 4, 2007:
Hello Al: I hope you got the information I sent you OK, when I don't hear
I wonder if things just go into cyberspace.
There is a new website for Carnew which contains some Griffiths and some
Rockingham papers - Coolattin which may be a good link for that Coolattin page:
www.kennytree.com , Joe Kenny's web site
(John Kenny co-authored Anne Burgess' article on the Fitzwilliam Estate emigrants, 1847-1854
There is an Arklow Parish census on www.censusfinder.com, follow the buttons.
I just posted some Byrne information on rootsweb as I try and help people
looking for information, I have the Cantwell's CD's and the 1798 Rebellion CD
which if a person is lucky identifies that all important Parish.
I haven't contacted Anne but would like to know if she wouldn't mind my
doing that, also since I'm going back to Dublin in September there is no
point in my doubling up and getting the same info she has got already.
May 11, 2007:
Annette has contributed some of her material to Keith Thompson's
Lanark County Website.
May 22, 2007:
WEXFORD - HISTORY AND SOCIETY ed. by Kevin Whelan 1987 located on
Cantwell Memorial CD.
page 427 (Period 1817)
"By October word of the Ellys' activities had reached Rathdrum, county of Wicklow,
for Isaac Saul Jr. of that place wrote to the Colonial Office seeking information
on behalf of many respectable families in and about the town who asked him what
he knew about 'the encouragement':
'they tell me that there is a Person taking down such Families Names as wish
to Emigrat (sic) in Carnew a small town about 20 miles from this, but that
they do not know his Name also I would of written to him to know the truth
and not to have troubled Your Lordship'. Bathurst's reply was more positive
than the response to the Rev. Mr. Vaughan had received, for it stated that
encouragement was not being offered at the moment mereley because the season
was too far advanced. However, the Colonial Secretary informed Saul that any
person taking down names was altogether unauthorised by the government.
On p. 426 a note on the ELLYS (of New Ross) (Ellis / Elly ?)
The Ellys were brothers of a Quaker merchant who imported timber and
staves from Quebec. Samuel Elly Jr. commonly shipped out passengers in the
vessels he chartered to bring timber to Ireland, so it was natural for the
residents of Wexford to seek advice and information from his family.
July 19, 2007:
Hello Al: I have a booklet put out by the Dun Laoghaire Genealogical Society
in 1997. It is the names of persons who signed a petition, called a memorial at
that time dated 1837, for Shillelagh & Ballinacor South. Co. Wicklow. These are
extracted from Official Papers (O.P.1837/133) National Archives of Ireland, Dublin.
Memorials were a common form of petition to the authorities during the 19th.
century. This memorial, containing the names and addresses of 1500 people from
south west County Wicklow, sought a change in the location of the Quarter sessions
town from Baltinglass in the west to Tinahely in the south of the county in 1837.
The date of the memorial is intermediate between the Tithe Applotment Books and
the primary valuation Survey (Griffith's Valuation) and covers an area which
includes the vast Coolattin Estates of the Earl of Fitzwilliam which witnessed
large scale assisted emigration between 1847 and 1856.
The following is an extract showing the names on the Coolattin Estate but not
the surrounding lands owned by Earl Fitzwilliam. He had six estates in Ireland
under the company name of Coolattin Estates. All the surrounding areas were in
the estates too but not mentioned here. I will do look ups in this document if
anyone wants to contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org I have already typed out the
Byrne names - 3 pages from this book, but it would be too onerous a task to do all.
John Astlefoot?; William Black; John Byrne; James Byrne; Hoyle Byrne; James
Byrne; John Carre; Laur. Cummins; richard Cummins; Patrick Kehoe; Danl. Kenny;
Samual A. Lawerenson; Patrick Murray; William Nowlan; William Rickerby; William
Robinson; Charles Smyth; Robert Chaloner IPDL (Coolattin Park)
Townland Index includes the following name places/address
Aghowle, Anclernober:; Annacurra; Annaheley; Ardoyne; Arklow; Askakeagh;
Askanagap; Babington; Ballaberly; Ballagh; Ballard; Ballashane; Ballinacorbeg;
Ballinalogue; Ballinalto; Ballinasilloge; Ballincor; Ballinet?; Ballingate;
Ballinglen; Ballinguile; Ballislogan; Ballymould; Ballyahine; Ballybeg;
Ballycasra; Ballyconnell; Ballycreen; Ballycumber; Ballyednid?; Ballyglass;
Ballyglin; Ballygobban; Ballyh?; Ballyhully;; Ballyknocker; Ballymaann;
Ballymaghroe; Ballymanus; Ballymoreagh; Ballymorris; Ballymough; Ballynachian;
Ballnacrow; Ballynastraw; Ballynultagh; Ballyraheen; Ballyshanog; Ballyulla;
Balnulty; Barandown?; Bellington; Belmulla; Blackrock; Boley; Callinglin;
Camaice; Cappagh; Carnew; Carnew Castle; Carrig; Carrignamuck; Carrignamweel;
Carrigroe; Clones; Clonygall; Cooegan?; Coobine? Coolabeg; Coolaboy; Coolafancy;
Coolafunshoge; Coolallen; Coolallintyent; Coolalug; Coolbawn; Coole; Cooleballin;
Coolemond; Cooledmond; Coolkenna; Coolroe; Coolross; Cormedy; Corndog; Cronalea;
Crone; Cronyhorn; Cross; Culug?; Deerey; Drimingall; Drummin; Fairwood;
Farbreage; Farnees; Ferryban; fortistown; Garryhoe; Gew Tree; Glenphilipeen;
Gorteen; Gowle; Greenhall; Greenhill; Hillabeg; Hillbrooke; Hotpotlane;
Kednagh; Kilabeg; Kilacloran; Kilatomcoyle; Killballyowen; Kilbarrow;
Kilcommond; Kilinure; Killaduff; Killaveny; Kilmalone; Kilpipe; Kilquiggin;
Knock...cage?; Knockananna; Knockanashea; Knockanooker?; Knockatomcoyle; Knockeen;
Knocklaw; Knocknaboley; Knocknashalogue; Knocknashany; Knocknaskeagh; Kyle;
Laney; Laragh; Leveigh; Liscolman; Lugduff; Lumcloon; Mangans; Mary...?;
Math...igue?; Mathi?; Milland; Minimore; Minkla?; Mount Pleasant; Moyne;
Moyne Gleve; Mucklagh; Mullans; Mulhullan; Munla?; Murney;, Muskeagh; Newtown;
Park; Poolnulty; rachinmore; Raheen; rashnamore; Ratanacrow; Rath; Rathanian;
Rathbane; Rathmeague; Rathmore; Rathnagrew; Rathnakill; Rathamore; Rathshanmore;
Relmalan; Rockingham; Roddenagh; Roddinagh; Rosanmore; Rosbane; Rosnaham?;
Rosnastraw; Sandyford; Sankeisey?; Seskin; Sheilstown; Shievecrow; Shillelagh;
Sleacoil; Slievecrow; Slievemweel; Slievenamouth; Slievenaough; Slieveroe;
Sienamough;' Tallyho; Tankarsley; Thillalage?; Tinahely; Toberpatrick; Tomacork;
Tomanierin; Tomnafey?; Tomnafinnoge; Townbrew; Tuberlownagh; Tuberlownagh;
Tullowclay; Ulstertown; Urelands; Wicklow; Woodview;
... Annette Code (Codd)
July 29, 2007:
Hi: Just wanting to try this. I have only the people I extracted from the records.
We don't have what I would call a group - just a number of people who came across
each other in a variety of ways.
Most of the Codd's in Lanark Co. were from Aghold / Aghowle and Shillelagh they
are definitely related to the Codd's of Carnew but we have never been able to
determine an exact link. I am going to Dublin in September to find what few
Parish records available might clear this up, but if I remember rightly the records for Carnew only go back to 1808. William and Hannah were married there in 1811 and I didn't come across that particular record, there might be witnesses written down that might prove some kind of connection.
Let me know if this comes over OK.
Surnames for search engine: Carter, James, Chamney / Chamley, Jackson,
October 6, 2007:
Thanks to Annette for the following:
National Library, Dublin
In two beautifully illustrated, written and printed books of maps of the Fitzwilliam
Estates were the following numbered parcels of land and the tenant's names for
Coolattin and Coolattin Park: (an assumption from other similar numbered parcels
that the gaps between numbers would be as the first two on this list. eg: #65 John Carr
would be #65-80)
#1-44 Earl Fitzwilliam
#43-64 Thomas Astleford
#65 John Carr
#81 Edward Carr and John Carr rep viz John Carr
#87 Mic Toole
#92 Betty and Mary Carr
#93 Daniel now Denis Kenny
#94 Thomas Bowes
#100 Patrick Keohoe / Keough / Kehoe
#102 John Quail
#107 John and Michael Quail
#112 Hugh Welsh / Walsh
#116 Pierce Kinshley (Kinsella or Kingsley?)
#126 Denis Deegon / Deegan
#129 Jeremiah Rickaby exe (executor) (Rickarby?)
#130-135 Widow Rickaby
#136 W. Stacy
#137 James Sykes
#138 John Jones
#151 Thomas Jones
#162 Patrick Byrnes
#169 Pat Breen & Pat Byrnes
#177 John Breen
#185 Widow Handrick / Hendrick
#192 Widow Bridget Byrne
#193 James Byrne
#198 James Appleby
#201 Michael Byrne & Thomas Weeks
#205 Samuel & Michael Lawrenson
#220 Richard Oates
#222 Robert Lawrenson
#238 Thomas Foster
#240 James Dowdell now Sheane (Dowdall)
#243 Thomas Free
... Annette Code
December 7, 2007:
From Annette Code:
HOPKINS from County Wicklow, Church of Ireland Records
Carnew Parish Register
April 2, 1826 daughter Jane, Edward & Frances Hopkins, Farmer, J.Frith Minister
June 24, 1827 son, William, Joseph and Sarah Hopkins, Tomacork, Farmer
May 4, 1828 daughter Henrietta, Richard & Elizabeth Hopkins, Ballard, Farmer
Sept 14, 1828, son Benjamin, Edward & Frances Hopkins, Croneyhorne, Farmer
June 13, 1830 daughter Elizabeth, Richard & Elizabeth Hopkins, Ballard, Farmer
Parish of Carnew
Aug 2, 1833 James Warren and Eliza Hopkins, Shillelagh, Rev. Robert Carpenter, both James and Elizabeth signed the register, no witnesses
1808 Pg.1 (these are pieces of paper which have had tissue paper or something attached to the original page which is in bits and pieces.
#4 May 1, 1808, Mary Ann daughter of John and Jane Hopkins, Carnew,
#7 Apr 9th, 1808 Jane daughter of Edward and Jane Hopkins, Carnew
July 6, 1809 baptism of William (Vera?) son of Benjamin and Susanna Hopkins, Ballan______, born July 1st. 1809.
August 25, 1809 baptism of Isabella, daughter of Richard & Mary Hopkins, Balla_____, (no birthdate listed)
Baptism Nov 10, 1809 Samuel Allen, son of Ralph and Jane Lawrenson of Paulbeg, born Oct 7th.
May 20th. 1810 Baptism, Elizabeth, daughter of Joseph and Jane Hopkins
born May 19th.
May 26, 1811, Edward son of Benjamin and Susanna Hopkins, born May 11th..
June 6, 1812, Elizabeth, daughter of Benjamin and Susanna Hopkins, born May 25th.
June 25, 1812 baptism of John Matthews (looks like surname) son of Ralph and Jane Lawrenson, born June 7th.
September 19, 1812 baptism of Mary daughter of Joseph and Jane Hopkins, born September 13th.
1814, October __baptism of William son of James Jones and ? Hopkins born the __ 4th.
September 27, 1818 baptism of son William of William Edwards & Susanna Hopkins, born September 25th.
September 3 or 5, 1824, baptism of William Henry of Joseph and Jane Hopkins, born July 29th.
October 17, 1824, baptism Richard of Joseph and Sarah Hopkins, born Oct 2nd.
October 24, 1824 baptism of Joseph of Joseph and Elizabeth Hopkins, born
Parish of Carnew
Marriages from 1808
1811, Nicholas Hopkins, Parish of Moyacomb and Susannah Ralph of Carnew 26, Nov, 1811, both signed register, Witness Ann Wilson and William Bow__ke?
1816 William Hopkins of Parish Clonegal and Ann Dowzer of Carnew, 2nd. Feby, 1816 Witness: Michael Dowzer and John Graham
1825, Edward Hopkins and Frances Grundy, married 17th. Jan, 1825, both signed Witness W.J.Grandy (note spellings) and Wm. butler, both bride and groom signed
Parish of Carnew
Jane Lawrenson 20 Dec, 1817
Jan 13, 1857 Richard Hopkins, Garryhastings and Larah Discey? > Dix? of Clonegal, Witness Wm. Hopkins
Thos. Hopkins, Carnew May 30, 1838
Hanna Hopkins, Hollyfort, Feb 21, 1841'
John Hopkins, Carnew, July 30, 1841 age 53
Frances Hopkins, Cronyhorn, January 13, 1842 age 4
Amo? Hopkins, Carnew April 29, 1842 age 36
Edward Hopkins, Croneyhorn, April 11, 1843 age 40
Jos. Hopkins, Carnew September 13, 1847 no age
Richard Hopkins, Tomacork, June 26, 1849 age 26
Ann Hopkins, Carnew Jan 13, 1860 age 20
Sarah Hopkins, October 23, 1861 age 61
Jos Hopkins, Tomacork, Nov 10, 1866 age 84
Elizabeth Hopkins, May 16, 1869 age 35
REGISTRY BOOK OF AGHOLD
Robert of John and Elizabeth Hopkins born April 25, 1812
Burial 1765, May 7, Ann of late Richard and Margaret Hopkins
Baptism, May 28, 1754 of Benjamin of Richard and Margaret Hopkins
Baptism March 17, 1754 John of John and Elizabeth Hopkins
Baptism Jan 21, 1752 Elizabeth of Richard & Margaret Hopkins
1739 Rachel of Nicholas Hopkins and Deborah - no dates - could be May or March and before the following record
July 1, 1739 Jane of Edward Hopkins & Ann Hopkins
Dec. 11, 1739 Thomas of Joseph and Elizabeth Hopkins
Registry book of Aghold, 1700-1812 in bits glued to tissue paper, parts missing
parts unreadable other than difficult handwriting
Baptism 1713 Jane of Robert Hopkins and Mary, December____
Baptism 1714 Elizabeth of Robert Hopkins and Mary, December___
Baptism 1720 Elizabeth of Benjamine Hopkins and wife, Nov. 14th.
Baptism 1724 Anne of Robert and
Elizabeth Hopkins, July 5th.
Baptism 1732 John of Joseph & Elizabeth Hopkins ___30th.
Baptism 1732 Benjamin of Benjamin Hopkins and Mary, March 1732
Baptism 1733 _________ of Nicholas & Elizabeth Hopkins, May 15, 1733
Baptism 1740 Jane of Edward Hopkins & Ann, July 10th.
Thomas 1740 Thomas of Joseph & Elizabeth Hopkins, Dec. 11th.
Joseph Hopkins of T_________ Henrietta daughter of Mary Twamley of Mullahullen, April 8, 1760
Register of Tullophelim 1696-1825
Baptism of William of William and Mary Hopkins, July 20, 1794
baptism of Joseph of William & Mary Hopkins, March 29, 1796
Enough for Today, Annette
January 10, 2008:
more about life on the Fitzwilliam Estate, from Annette:
79/68 Letter to Earl Fitzwilliam, from Mr. Symme dated Oct 16, 1817 Tinehaley (as spelt)
Re: Agent Haight's conduct
...for want of agent in my view goaded by unfeeling and brutal conduct of your present
head agent. Your political influence in County Wicklow is every day diminishing from being
the most benevolent and charitable of all Landlords ...... losing blessings and prayers
of tenants, deep designs and malpractice of your most unjust steward who says he has
your sanction and directions. All classes of people hate him. Your Lordship is call
on for the sake of humanity to enquire into Haight's conduct. Restor..... to Golden
Age, they want to forget the Tyranny.
79/69 Sign from Mr. Haigh, requesting tenants who wish to see him on Business attend
Malton on MONDAYS ONLY.
79/88 Letter from Haigh to Fitzwilliam, just some excerpts
'education for the poor is now all the rage'
'employment is primary of the miserable state of the lower order'
"Mr. Chamney of Ballyhine is in the linen trade who could teach all those willing
to learn spinning, I have sent a specimen by a 10 year old girl to Lady Fitzwilliam
79/94 letter, Malton 1819, Dec 2
Deficiency in Oats - blight potatoes, only fair crop, nearly whole of County Wexford has
failed, this is the 3rd. year of their suffering and we swarm with beggars from that
77/122 Malton, Feb. 16, 1821 Petition from David Page of Parkmore
regarding the undertenants near Hacketstown... shall hear from me, Major Hardy that
'he should not have the liberty to take along with him his friends and neighbours,
most respectable tenants, Mr. Whelan (head tenant) of Rath and Mr. Swann (headtenant)
Malton Letter, June 12, 1821 Shellelagh Resolutions
...."ungrateful as they are obstinate' Captn. Nickerson - trouble makers - Tinehaly
Friday, Rathdrum, Thursday, Registry of freeholders who have not registered since
1815 estimated 400. .......Ralph Taylor would not care what sacrifice to annoy me,
called David Page constable....
79/149 Malton, Oct 27, 1822 .... "Irishmen can always do with more land but can
seldom find capital' .....I have Ejectments moved on, Barracks Farm, part of lands of
Coolattin leased to George Sherwood.
Malton, Dec 11, 1822 re: Mr. Moore , 31.7.6 Pounds for the Shillelagh Blanket
Fund ....let me remind you to pay 10 Pounds to Carnew Sunday school and 12. pounds
to Library only as donations... have been regularily called for as yearly subscriptions....
..useful employment for the poor children if the better class of people exert
themselves in....they hereafter earn their livehihood, the rising generation would
March 6, 2008:
Thanks to Annette for the following information and photos of St Michael's, Church
of Ireland (Anglican) in Aghold, County Wicklow (on the Coolattin Estate):
St.Michael's Church, Aghold. Aghold, anciently Aghowle and in Irish manuscripts,
Achad Abhla, Achadhabhla or Achadh-n-abhall means the field of the apple trees. The
name Aghold was used in the Vestry Minutes of 1707.
The first stone of St. Michael's Church was laid in the year 1716 by the Rev. Thomas
Barton, Rector. It appears that the old Church at Aghowle had fallen into disrepair
and as it did not occupy a central position in the Parishes of Aghold, Mullinacuffe
"Creecreen" and Liscolman it was decided to build the new Church. The total cost of
building the new church appears to have been 150 Pounds, 1 shilling and 9 pence.
Excerpts taken from the book "The field of the Apple Trees, Aghold 1716-1991" by
October 7, 2008:
Hi Al: I have transcribed lists of emigrants from the Earl Fitzwilliam-Coollattin Estate
account books for the years 1835-1842 .
I put these on http://www.rootsweb.com and printed them off so I only had to type them once, please
make sure the information below the line crediting Sheffield Archives is included.
... Annette Code
... Annette Code
November 14, 2008:
Thanks to Annette Code for transcribing the following material regarding the Sunday School
at Carnew and also a list of ejectments of tenants.
A list of annual subscriptions for Sunday School, Coollattin Estates
Sheffield Archives WWM/F80/39
This list has a wide blackening line right down the middle of the list and covers 18 names,
the only names showing are:
Mr. Saul Boyce.................................1.2.9
Mr.Rudd .............. 0.10.0
Mr. Barlow .............. 0.10.0
Mr. Lee ......... 0.7.6
Mr. Walker ............... 0.7.6
Mr. Woodroofs ................ 0.5.0
Mr. Langrill .............. 0.5.0
Mr. Elliot .............. 0.2.6
Mr.Allen Jackson, Dublin .......... 0.5.0.
National Library, Dublin, Genealogy Office
Teacher note book
Average number of student 54 in 1827
Mary Buckles, Anne Masterson late
Mary Rathwell - ordered a tea ticket for good answering
Regular visitors Ms. Swan, Braddell, Frith, Chaloner and Rev. Mrs. Moore
Eliza Rickerby could not say Luke and Glenis (must be bible or schoolbook?)
Thur. 8, 1827 Feb children noisy today
Rain prevented children from coming
Jane Lee, Susan Matthew, Jane Nussey(?)
Sat 24 Visited by Mrs. Moore
Cut Mary Halvey's hair as untidy
13, 1827 Tuesday, School exam by Ms. Williams, London Ladies Society
Mon 14th. Narcg kept several girls in who knew not their lessons
Thur 19, March 1827 Catherine Rathwell ticket for food - good answering
Thurs 12 Apr 1827 Miss Davies talkative and idle
Maria Murphy wrote carelessly
Thurs 12, Apr Lucy Gilbert is improving
May 1 Ellen Quinn - inattentive
Sheffield Archives WWM/F79/162
This is not dated, but prior to 1837, as a have a petition asking to move the Court to Shillelagh which was done:
A List of the several Tenants, against whom Ejectments are intened to be brought for non payment of Rent at the next Quarter Sessions to be held at Baltinglass in July next:
Date of Lease} Tinaheley
1765 Chas. Flagherty's, Exors. (executors)
1801 Robert Codd: Driver
1809 M... Leonard
Date of lease} Carnew
1770 Christ May's Exors.
1796 John & Wm. Armstrong
1796 William Williams
1801 Joseph Walker
1810 Henry Walsh
1816 John L(?) James
Date of lease} Knocknamacoyle
1781 John Ireland - Exors.
1810 Thos. Conner & Mary Whelan
1819 Isaac Staghan (?) and T. W.........
Date of lease} Rathmeage
1810 Thos. Valentine & Mary Bryan
Date of lease} Coolattin (Coollattin)
1793 Pierce(?) Hinkley's Exors.
1811 Matt Keghoe & J. Timmins
1811 Rick? (agents question mark) Cates (? my question mark-Bates?)
1810 Bridget Blake
1796 Thos. Foster (?my Q) (Miller)(agents question mark)
1796 William Free
Date of lease} Ballyrhine (Ballyraheen?)
1794 Denis Loughlin's Exors.
Date of lease} Kilballyowen
1795 John & G. Graham
Date of Lease} Ballynulta
1796 Thos. Cullen & partners or pastures?
1811 John Byrne
1796 ....... Loughlin & partners
Date of Lease} Kilballyowen
1795 John G. Graham
Date of lease} Ardoyne
1796 Matt Murphy
1796 Darby J....... (Jack/Jake)
Date of Lease} Coolroe
1796 Peter Tool's Exors
Date of Lease} Gurteen
1800 Eliz. Grange
Date of Lease} Killaveny
1800 Mick Ward's Exors.
Date of lease} Ballinguile
1801 Bridget Harman & Sons (Harmen)
1801 Edward Harmon's Exors.
Date of Lease} Rosnastraw
1801 Joseph Edith Smith
Date of Lease} Knocknaboley
1805 Thos. Hannan (Hannen)
Date of Lease} Boley
1808 John Gahan
1808 Hugh Baley
1808 John Meaghon
Date of Lease} Tomnaschaley (?) - Kilpipe
1808 David Gilbert
Date of Lease} Minmore
1777 Mary Wilson's Exors
Date of Lease} Lascoleman
1797 John Smith's Exors.
Date of Lease} Knokeen
1807 Garret Byrne
1807 Edw ? (their question mark) Darcey
Date of Lease} Coolrufs
1784 Thos. James, Extors.
Date of Lease} Torboy
1801 Lawrence Byrne
Date of Lease} Ballyconnell
1803 James Byrne
1803 Arthur & Mich. Burke
1803 Miles Byrne
1803 Owen Byrne
1803 Rich. Kovisnan (?my questions mark)
Date of Lease} Croneyhorn
1803 Joseph & George Fitzharris
Date of Lease} Mullins
1803 Charles Murphy's Exors.
Date of Lease} Muskeagh
1805 Jos. Dunn & P (?) Byrne
Date of Lease} Killinure
1809 Owen Doyle
1809 Cath. Kavannah (as spelt)
1809 Thos. McDaniel
Date of Lease} Unrigar
1810 John & J O'Niele
Date of Lease} Ballynulta
1811 Mich. Mulhall's Exors.
Annette Code note: going by seeing leases and the arrears, these if like other were
sometimes many years in arrears before getting to the ejectment for non payment of rent,
Earl Fitzwilliam was a very forgiving and generous landlord and charged the lowest rents.
William Wainwright a trusted and much loved Estate Agent was replaced by William Haigh
from 1813-1825 and he pursued the amalgamating of lands, ejectments for non payment and
started the voluntary emmigrations to North America as a way of making the land pay.
Robert Chaloner, Fitzwilliam brother-in-law replaced Haigh in 1825.
The 4th Earl died in 1833 and his son took charge of the estate.
... Annette Code
April 7, 2009:
EMIGRATION ACCOUNT 935/197 WWM Sheffield Archives UK
To cash paid sundry persons towards their support, getting clothes, paying for cars (carts)
to take their luggage to ____ __ __ on their way to America as __ Cash-Book 1109.19.8
Paid William Graves & Son, New Ross on a/c (account) of passage of Emigrants to
Quebec 2100. 19.8
Expence (as spelt) of materials and making of 173 sea-chests as per Joseph Exley's a/c
Balance due to Wm. Graves & Son for passage of Emigrants up to 9th. instance as per
Total 4197 Pounds 3 shillings and 10 pence
863 1/2 adults at the above cost of 4197.3.10 would average about 4.17.2 1/2 each
Note that the earlier emigrants were sent out of Dublin with the Mssrs. Scott Shipping Company
If any one is interested I have a CD with the emigrants from 1847-1856 of Fitzwilliam
Tenants listed in the Coolattin Estate Emigration, Co. Wicklow, I can search the CD by
November 12, 2009:
Annette has contributed an interesting article which has just been published by the Genealogical Society of Ireland.
October 28, 2009:
Richard Bradley is researching his ancestors, Henry Bradley and Susan Garrett who are included on the Elly List
and who came to Eastern Ontario (Prescott County) in 1820.
April 19, 2012:
Mary O'Neill is researching the family of Thomas LAWRENCE and Henrietta WOODBURN who came to Perth County, Ontario, from the
Fitzwilliam Estate in County Wicklow, in 1850.
April 26, 2013:
I'm about to embark on the final draft of my new book, Leinster to Lanark, and I wonder if
you'd be kind enough to place a posting on 'what's new' on Bytown or Bust, please?
The book deals with the families on the Elly list, many of whom came to the Ottawa Valley in
the period 1817-1830. While a majority settled in Lanark County, others came to Leeds and
Carleton. In due course, some families moved on to other counties, such as Bruce, Huron,
Lambton, Renfrew etc.
I'd like to hear from anyone whose family is on the Elly list. Also from anyone whose kin
came in that period from the counties of Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford and Wicklow. Although
extensive research has been done over a period of several years, and many people have been
contacted, there may still be useful data out there.
Carol Bennett McCuaig
The book Leinster to Lanark (above) has been acquired by the Library of the Ottawa Branch, Ontario Genealogical Society, ISBN 978-0-919137-38-7.
Phoebe Dagg, from Aghole, County Wicklow
Source: Across the Waters: Ontario Immigrants' Experiences, 1820-1850,
by France Hoffman and Ryan Taylor, ISBN 1-894378-0106, page 107,
Global Heritage Press, 1999
E-mail Annette Code, Anne Burgess and Al Lewis
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