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From: "Viola Wiggins" <>
Subject: FER-GOLD Planters in Ireland
Date: Thu, 9 Oct 2008 02:57:29 +0100
>From 'Plantation Notes' on this website
PRECINCT OF KNOCKNINNY - 9000 acres
1) 3000 acres to Michael Balfoure [or Balfour], Lord Burley, Pittendreich, Fifeshire. Transferred to Sir James Balfour
2) 1500 acres to Michael Balfoure, his son, Fifeshire. Transferred to Sir Stephen Butler.
3) 1500 acres to Sir John Wishart [or Wisehart], Knt., Laird Pettaro, Forfarshire. Transferred to Sir Stephen Butler
4) 1000 acres to Thomas Monepenny [or Moneypenny], Laird of Kinkell, Fifeshire
5) 1000 acres to James Trayle, Esq., Fifeshire. Sold to Sir Stephen Butler, 4th August
6) 1000 acres to George Smelhome [or Smailholme], Leith, Edinburghshire. Sold to Sir Stephen Butler, 26 August, 1618
you will also find the other lists of planters on that link
This is copied from
'The plantation of Ireland 1610 - 1630'
The allocation of land in the Plantation of Ulster
Origin of settlers
On the basis that the settlers would have mainly come from the estates of the undertakers the origin of Scottish settlers by County appears to have been :
Armagh , Fews barony - East Lothian, Midlothian
Cavan, Clankee barony - Ayrshire, Renfrewshire, Stirlingshire
Cavan, Tullyhunco barony - Dunbartonshire, East Lothian, Midlothian.
Donegal , Boylagh and Banagh barony - Ayrshire, Wigtonshire Kirkcudbrightshire.
Donegal, Portlough barony - Ayrshire, Dunbartonshire, Lanarkshire, Stirlingshire
Fermanagh, Knockninny barony - Fifeshire, Kincardineshire, Kinrosshire
Fermanagh, Magheraboy barony - East Lothian, Lanarkshire, Midlothian,
Tyrone, Mountjoy barony - Ayrshire, East Lothian, Perthshire
Tyrone, Strabane barony - Ayrshire, Berwickshire, Linlithgowshire, Renfrewshire, Perthshire.
Hope that helps you all
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