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Co Mayo Data


National Censuses/Substitutes


Records specific to Co Mayo

1600'sMayo landowners in the 17th century. R. Soc. Antiq. of Ire Jnl, 1962, 153-62
EstateBrowne, Col John. Account of sales of his estates in Co's Galway and Mayo, names of major tenants and purchasers 1698-1704 and those occupying the estates in 1778. Compiled 1778. Townlands in civil parishes of Addergoole, Aghagower, Aglish, Ballintober, Ballyhean, Ballyovey, Ballysakeery, Breaghwy, Burrishoole, Cong, Crossmolina, Drum, Islandeady, Kilcommon, Kilgeever, Killeadan, Kilmaclasser, Kilmainemore, Kilmeena, Manulla, Moygownagh, Oughaval, Robeen, Tonaghty, Turlough. NL Pos. 940.
1720-1869EstateEarl of Arran:
  • NL MS.14087, leases on the Mayo estate, mentioning lives in the leases;
  • NL MS. 14086; valuation survey of the Mayo estates, 1850-52, all tenants;
covering townlands in the civil parishes of Addergoole, Ardagh, Ballysakeery, Crossmolina, Kilbelfad, Kilcummin, Kilfian, Killala, Kilmoremoy.
EstateMedlicott Thomas:
  • NL MS.5736 (3), Tithe Applotment Book, Achill;
  • NL MSS.5736 (2), 5821, Rent rolls, showing lives in leases, 1774, 1776, major tenants only;
covering townlands in the civil parishes of Achill, Aghagower, Burrishoole, Kilcommon, Kilmeena, Kilmore.
1783Ballinrobe; Analecta Hibernica, Vol 14
Westport Rent Rolls; Cathair na Mart Vol. 2, No 1, 1982
EstateO'Donel Sir Neal:
  • NL MS.5738 and 5744, leaseholders on the estates, 1775-1859, 1828, giving lives mentioned in leases, mainly major tenants;
  • NL MS.5736, Rental, 1788, major tenants only;
  • NL MS.5281, Rental, 1805, major tenants only;
  • NL MS.5743, Rental, 1810, major tenants only;
  • NL MS.5281, Rental, 1828, major tenants only,
covering townlands in the civil parishes of Achill, Aghagower, Burrishoole, Cong, Kilcommon, Kilgeever, Kilmore, Kilmaclasser.
EstateLord Altamont: Rental of the Westport estate, 1787, principally major tenants. The section on Westport town is published in Cathair na Mart, Vol 2, No. 1, along with a rent roll for the town from 1815; covering townlands in the civil parishes of Aghagower, Burriscarra, Burrishoole, Kilbelfad, Kilbride, Kilconduff, Kildacomoge, Kilfian, Killdeer, Kilmaclasser, Kilmeena, Moygownagh, Oughaval. NA M5788 (2)
1796Catholics Emigrating from Ulster to Mayo. Seanchas Ardmhacha, 1958, 17-50. See also 'Petition of Armagh migrants in the Westport area', Cathair na Mart, Vol 2 No 1
early 1800'sEstateKnox Henry: Rental, early nineteenth century, all tenants, covering townlands in the civil parishes of Crossmolina, Doonfeeny, Kilfian, Kilmoremoy. NA 5630
1802OnlineOld Head Rent Roll-1802
1818Tithe Collectors' account book, parishes of Kilfian and Moygownagh, NA M.6085
1820Protestants in Killalla, NA MFCI 32
1832Protestants, Foxford, NL MS.8295
1833EstateLord Clanmorris: Rental, all tenants, covering townlands in the civil parishes of Kilcommon, Kilmainemore, Mayo, Robeen, Rosslee, Tonaghty, Toomour. NL MS.3279

Richard Hayes' Manuscript Sources for the History of the Irish Civilization is also a very good resource. Hayes was the head of the National Library and was responsible for an indexing project for the manuscripts, whether in private or public hands in all of Ireland. The 11 volume set of books is also available thru the LDS Family History Library as follows:
Vols 1-2 Surname Index FHLC film 1440939
Vols 3-4 Surname Index FHLC film 1440940
Vols 5-6 Subject Index FHLC film 1440941
Vols 7-8 Place Index FHLC film 1440941 and 1440942
Vol. 9 & 10 Date Index FHLC film 1440942 and 1440943
Vols ll Manuscripts FHLC film 1440943
First Supplement (includes some of all of the above) FHLC film # 0994079

EstateDomville: Rentals, all tenants, covering townlands in the civil parishes of Killasser, Manulla, Robeen. NL MS.11816
1841Some extracts, Newport, Thrift Abstracts, National Archives
1845EstatesO'Malley Sir Samuel: (published in Cathair na Mart, Vol 6 No 1), valuation of the Mayo estates, all tenants, covering townlands in the civil parishes of Aglish, Kilgeever, Kilmeena. NA M1457
unknownEstateKnox Francis Blake: Rental of the estate in Counties Galway, Mayo and Roscommon. NL MS.3077


Ballina: Cemetery near Mt. Falcon


Diocese of Tuam. Consistory Court. Indexes to Wills, 1648-1858 & Administration Bonds, 1692-1857
- Index to Wills (badly damaged) 1648-1858: FHLC # 0100917, item 3
- Index to Administration Bonds 1692-1857: FHLC # 0100964, item 2

Diocese of Killala & Achonry. Consistory Court. Index to administrations 1782-1857 & will index fragments 1682-1857
- Fragments of Will Index 1682-1857: FHLC # 01000916, item 3.
- Index to administrations 1782-1857: FHLC # 0100959, item 3

District Probate Registry (Ballina). Ballina District Will Books 1865-1899
- Will Books 1865-1891: FHLC # 0100925
- Will Books 1892-1899: FHLC # 0100926


Mayo - Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace. FHLC # 0990408, item 10
A return of plaintiffs and defendents in all processes for rent &
arrears of rent due 1st November 1846 brought to trial in the Sessions 11th January 1847...

Church Registers OnLine

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