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From: Ellen Naliboff< >
Subject: Re: Griffith val:DELAHUNTY please?
Date: 1 Jul 1998 14:34:58 -0700


The Tithe Applotment books were compiled between 1823 and 1837 in order
to determine the amount which occupiers of agricultural holdings should
pay in tithes to the Church of Ireland (the main Protestant church, and
the church established by the state until 1871). There is a manuscript
book for almost every parish, giving the names of occupiers, the amount
of land held, and the sums to be paid in tithes. The books for Northern
Ireland are in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland
(P.R.O.N.I.), Belfast, but there are copies in the National Archives of
Ireland and microfilm copies at the Family History Library.
The Primary Valuation (also known as Griffith's Valuation) was carried
out between 1847 and 1864. There is a printed valuation book for each
poor law union, showing the names of occupiers of land and buildings,
the names of persons from whom these were leased, and the amount and
value of the property held. The Griffiths Valuation identifies the
townland address of the family after the Famine. This does not give
families.
Most of these resources are on microfilm and available at the Family
History Library.
THIS RECORD FOUND UNDER
1. Ireland - Land and property
2. Ireland - Public records
Ellen

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