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The Co. Antrim Rolls give an idea of the scale of the catastrophe inflicted on the Irish People in 1922.

http://www.greencastlemuseum.org/assets/hearth_rolls_of_county_antrim.pdf

 

 

 

Appendix 9 Petty’s Census 1659

 

This was compiled for the purpose of compiling a tax base which ultimately became a hearth tax.

Described as ‘Part of Dunisse Parish’

A table sets out the breakdown of land ownership and the total area is 8,674 acres, 5,646 profitable, 3,078 unprofitable. This document is the Downe Survey in the National Library Ms 714

Collumlimge, no.6, Lt. Coll. John Read, 3 English, 3 Irish

Curcollaght, no.5, Richd. Earlsman, 2 English, 3 Irish

Dromreage, no.23,    ”         , 23 Irish

Tullagh, no.9,  ”   ”, 9 Irish

Rossmoye, no.11,   ” , 11 Irish

Bracklisse, no.2, ” ” , 2 Irish

Killounnoge, no.6,  ” ”  , 6 Irish

Part Ducusse

Ballycomane, no.22, Richd. Earlsman, 22 Irish

Maulbyvard, no.17,  ”    ”   , 17 Irish

Letterlicky, no.27,   ”    ”   , 27 Irish

Skart, no.32,  ”   ”  , 32 Irish

Baregorume, no.14,  ”  ”  , 14 Irish

Carrig Buvy, no.51,  ”  ”  , 4 English, 47 Irish

Clonigh, no.2,  ”  ”  , 2 Irish

 

Durrus is listed but the townlands are more proper to Bantry i.e., Rooska, Beach etc.  The numbers listed are not the absolute population but those liable to hearth tax, over 18, not a servant or single.

 

Description of ‘The Parish of Durrous’

Is bounded on the East with the Parish of Caharagh on the South with the parish of Skull  on the West with the Sea and the Parish of Kilcroghane and the North with the Harbour of Bantry and the Barony of Bantry in the County of Corke:-

The qualitie of the Land of this Parish is course part mountainous pasture part wood and some arable: – A small river called the Four Mile Water runneth through the Parish into the Sea, in its way passing neere the Church of Durrous and neere unto the Sea by the House called Four Mile Water at present is a Garrison:- The following Denominations are members of this Parish viz

Glinnykelty 2  Tullagh 3  Cullinalong 4 Drumitahane 5 Killowne

Colanalong Coarguolaghty Ballicomane Aghaguhine Letterlicky

Skart Baregorrum Cahersacragh (?) Killaminoge Drumreagh

 

A table sets out the breakdown of land ownership and the total area is 8674 acres, 5646 profitable, 3078 unprofitable. This document is the Downe Survey in the National Library  Ms 714

 

Numbers Proprietors Denominations         Numbers of Lands                 Lands

In Plott         Acres by Profitable         Unprofitable

Admeasurement

487 Florence McCarthy Pt. of Tullough Glynikelly 599-2-0 Ar. & Past.

And Collanatsonge 599-2-0.

 

487m The Same Part of Tullough 182-0-0 Unprofit.182-0-0

m Capt. William Hull Part of the same &    )

Protestant Prop. Drumlahane 40 acres)

 

487.1 Owen o Dale Jr Part of Killtowne 062-0-0 Ar.& Past.062-0-0

The same of the same 026-0-0 Mount. 026.0.0

 

487b Florence McCarthy Part of the same 128-0-0 Bogg &Mt.128-0-0

 

487b The Same Pt. of Coolanalong 238-0-0 The same 238-0-0

 

488.1 The Same of the Same 114-0-0 Ar. & Past.

 

488.16 The Same of the Same 334-0-0 Bogg&Mt.337-0-0

 

488.16 of the Same 468-0-0 Bogg&Mt.468-0-0

 

488.2 The Same of the Same 116-0-0 Ar. & Past. 116-0-0

 

2b The Same of the Same 022-0-0 Bogg – 022-0-0

 

2b The Same of the Same 022-0-0 Bogg – 022-0-0

 

488 John McCarty als Muckle Part of the Same 860-0-0 Ar. & Past. 860-0-0

 

489 Knogher & Mahony Coarguolaghty   ) 372-2-0       Ar.Wood & Past.372-2-0

+ als Mc O Deilanirfra 3 plough Landes)

489 The Same of the same 072-0-0 Bar.Mt. 072-0-0

 

489 The Same of the Same 110-0-0 Mount.110-0-0

 

489 m. The Same of the Same 092-0-0 Mount.092-0-0

 

 

 

491 Owen McThynine Aghaguihine 1 Pt. 624-0-0 Ar. & Past.624-0-0

 

491 Friosyne McNasoig Part of the Same 232-0-0 Ar. & Past.2323-0-0

491.1 Owen McFhynine Part of the Same 058-0-0 Ar. & Past. 058-0-0

491.V Unprofitable Land in Aghaguhine 087-0-0 Bog.& Mt.087-0-0

 

492 Donagh McDermod   ) Letterlecky 348-0-0 C…Mt.Past.348-0-0

& Daniel, McDermody

 

492a Fhymine McOwen Pt. of the Same & 156-0-0 Ar. & Pasat. 146-0-0

492b Charles McCarthy & Donagh Part of the Same) 231-0-0 Bogg 231-0-0

a:V ??  Ffynine McOwqen Pt. of Letterlecky  ) 114-0-0 B & Mt. 114-0-0

b:V Charles McCarty & Donagh Part of the Same  ) 212-0-0

493 Ffynine McCarty Skart 3 ploughed Lds. 724-0-0 Ar. & Past. 724-0-0

494 Jn. McCarty als. Muckly Baregorrum 1  pld. 412-0-0 Ar. & Pasat. 412-0-0

494V The Same of the Same 180-0-0 B.Mount.180-0-0

The Same of the Same 048-0-0 Wood 048-0-0

B & Mt.  212-0-0

P The Same of the Same 009-0-0 Pasture 009-0-0

495 Fynine McCormack Cahivevneagh 1/1 pt. 318-0-0 Ar.l & Past. 318-0-0

496 Philip O’Sullivan Kilominogue 1 ½ pt. 335-0-0 Ar. & Past. 335-0-0

A E. of Cork Ptestant Drumreagh 896

 

Total 8674-1-0 5646-0-0 3078-1-0

 

Petty, in 1687 believed that land values were substantially higher than in 1641 but the population had not recovered to its level before that time.