A book of reference to the survey of the estate of the Right Honourable
Henry Earl of Thomond in the Kingdom of Ireland
BARONY OF MOYARTA
Parish of Kilmacduane
Cloonwhite alias Cloneitrogh alias Cloneenagh: Content 497a. 1r. 0p. Cloonwhite
is distant from Ennis 12 miles and 6 from Kilrush; a coarse mountain farm,
has on it 3 or 4 cabins some old stripped oak trees, as likewise a birch and
alder wood, convenient for building tenements or the like on the premises.
Crighe alias Clonotrogh: Content 757a. 0r. 0p. Clonotragh joins the former
has on it a good lime and stone walled house, something out of repair and three
cabins. Total content 1254a. 1r. 0p. Value £105. 13s. 8d.
Carrickfiny: Content 560a. 0r. 0p. Value £49. 17s. 1d. Distant from Ennis
14 miles and 6 from Kilrush, has on it an old lime and stone walled house slated
and 4 cabins.
Dangonanelly: Content 392a. 3r. 0p. Value £28. 10s. 0d. Distant from
Ennis 14 miles and 4 from Kilrush; a shallow coarse farm, has on it 3 or 4
Parish of Kilferagh
Farryhey: Content 386a. 0r. 0p. Distant from Lymerick 34 miles, from Ennis
18 and six from Kilrush, has on it a stone and clay walled farm house thatched.
Joins the sea and is general-ly coarse and heathy.
Tarmon, half quarter: Content 333a. 2r. 0p. Value £14. 0s. 0d. Distant
from Kilrush 4 miles, from Ennis 20 and from Lymerick 36 miles, has on it seven
or eight cabins.
Racoan a parcel: Content 31a. 3r. 0p. Value £1. 17s. 0d. This parcel
joins the former and has on it no improvements.
Tarmonque and Lehind alias Lequid: Content 344a. 0r. 0p. Value £37. 3s.
0d. Distant from Kilrush 3 miles has on it 7 or 8 cabins.
Kilnegallagh: Content 110a. 0r. 0p. Value £13. 9s. 6d. Situate as the
former, has on it an old church and three cabins.
Parish of Moyarta
Quiren Farm viz.
Gortaclara: Content 365a 2r. 0p. Ballyraght: Content 192a. 0r. 0p. Gortaclara
and Ballyraght are distant from Kilrush two miles over the water; the land
is indifferent good bearing any of grain and have on them about 13 or 14 cabins.
Curragh: Content 374a. 1r. 0p. Curragh is distant from Kilrush 3 miles is a
well improved farm with quickset enclosures, a good brick house with barn,
stable and other outhouses of lime and stone, an orchard and 2 gardens, the
walls of 2 old houses and 12 or 13 cabins.
Clooncarn: Content 599a. 2r. 0p. Joins the former on
it 9 or 10 cabins and some underwood, very useful to the tenants, but
the westerly winds coming from [the] sea hinder the growth of trees
in this and all lands by the seaside to the great discouragement of
the improving tenants.
Tulla and Faran Willion: Content 702a. 0r. 0p. Joining to Clooncarn, the land
is very coarse and the bog scarce pasturable at any time of the year, has on
it five or six cabins. Total con-tent 2233a. 1r. 0p. Value £169. 17s.
Parish of Kilrush
Knockerry East: Content 564a. 3r. 0p. Value £36.
6s. od. Distant from Lymerick 30 miles, from Ennis 15 and three miles
from Kilrush, it is a coarse mountain farm and has on it eight or nine
Garran: Content 170a. 3r. 0p. Value £14. 5s. 0d. Situate as the former
has on it an indif-ferent good farm house and 2 cabins.
Moyne: Content 365a. 3r. 0p. Distant from Kilrush one mile, on it a good lime
and stone walled farm house and outhouses and several dry stone wall parks
and enclosures but the land poor and hungry.
Ballynole: Content 275a. 2r. 0p. Joins the former lying on the sea side, has
on it five or six cabins.
Inishbeg an island: Content 25a. 0r. 0p. An island near the shore, used for
rams or stone horses, formerly a coney warren. Total content 666a. 1r. 0p.
Value £78. 1s. 6d.
Distant from Lymerick 32 miles by land and 36 miles by water, the town of Kilrush
is composed of six clay and stone walled houses, which with their gardens are
worth about £4 per annum, one with another; and six cabins, which one
with another are worth about 20 shillings each with their respective garden;
the parish church stands on the premises, there is a bridge of stone over the
river, a very commodious haven for barks or small ships, good conveniency of
fishing which may be improved here considerably; the land is good for corn
and the situation of this town makes it capable of improvement [and] answerable
to the charges laid out on it.
Part of Kilrush ploughland as now held by Patrick Rochfort: Content 124a. 1r.
0p. Value £20. 12s. 9d.
Part of Kilrush ploughland as now held by Messrs Vandelure, Brown and Connor:
Content 158a. 2r. 0p. Value £26. 19. 6d.
Part of Kilrush ploughland as now held by Richard Mead and Michael Roche: Content
377a. 1r. 0p. Value £45. 0s. 0d.
Tenements and gardens part of the ploughland of Kilrush and some meadow on
the north side of the river held by several tenants: Tenements, gardens and
meadows 11a. 3r. 0p., 10s. 0d. per acre.
Cappagh: Content 122a. 2r. 0p. Value £30. 15s.
10d. Mill £6. 0s. 0d. Cappagh joins to the land of Kilrush and
has on it a corn and tuck mill worth £8 per annum.
Leadmore: Content 366a. 1r. 0p. Value £55. 18s. 9d. Leadmore lies on
the west side of the bay of Kilrush, has on it a good farm house and outhouses
and 3 or 4 cabins; very conveniently seated for fishing.
Caronocoyle: Content 647a. 3r. 0p. Value £58. 0s. 0d. Coronocolly is
distant from Kilrush one mile, has on it an ordinary farm house and 3 or 4
Monemore: Content 1605a. 3r. 0p. Vlaue £55. 0s. 0d. Monemore is distant
from Kilrush two miles, from Ennis 16 and 31 from Limerick, has on it abut
seventeen or eighteen cabins, wherein live only poor cottiers; this is for
the most part boggy unpasturable most of the year. Kilrush farm as set on the
cant to Mr John Vandeulure for £900 fine, reserving £183. 18s.
9d. out of the same.