The Coffee (Coffey, Coffy) Surname and Variations Documented in the "Evicted Tenants in Ireland" (compiled by the Estate Commissioners Office in 1907) for County Roscommon

This resource is a compilation of the applications submitted to the Estate Commissioners Office in Dublin in 1907 by evicted tenants. It is part of the Trinity college of Dublin Library Collection. This CD ROM is available through Archive CD Books Ireland and is part of their Archive CD Books Project.

The following information is provided by this compilation:

  1. The Evicted Tenant who submitted the application and their address
  2. The Estate from which they were evicted
  3. The Townland in which the Estate and their parcel was located
  4. The area or amount of land from which they were evicted (in acres, roods, and perches). (If this terminology is unfamiliar to you check out my unfamiliar terminology page for clarification
  5. Their rent prior to Eviction in Pounds, Shillings and Pence.
  6. The present occupier of the parcel
  7. The circumstances in which the evicted tenant finds themselves.

The only individual with the Coffee, Coffey or Coffey Surname documented in the County Roscommon (Connaught Section) of this compilation was not the applicant who was evicted but rather the new occupier or tenant of the parcel. The following information was given on the evicted tenant, Maria McDermott and the parcel that Michael Coffee took over upon her departure:

  1. McDermott, Maria, Care of Messrs Myler and Turner, 504 American Trust Buildings, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
  2. Lord Defrayne's Estate
  3. The Townland of Lisbally
  4. Area of the Parcel: 41-0-0 (41 acres)
  5. Rent Prior to Eviction: 41-0-0 (41 pounds)
  6. New Occupier: Michael Coffee -tenant
  7. Circumstances of tenant: Maria McDermott (moved to America) (Estate Commissioners Office, 1907; 2009, p. 206-107).