Cornaseer Townland

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NameCornaseer
Logainm ID4834
CountyCavan
BaronyClanmahon
ParishDenn
Typetownland

Commonwealth Survey of 1652

The Commonwealth Survey of 1652

The survey as transcribed by William Mooney in 1835 covers the entire of County Cavan and is listed in order of barony. It appears to be a unique document, and ...
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Name in 1652Cornesior
ProprietorWm Steevens & Others

Tithe Applotment Books of 1824-1834

Tithe Applotment Books of 1832

Tithes were a tax imposed on tenant farmers by the established church, the Church of Ireland. This was the main ...
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TownlandTownland Name 1832SurnameForenameYear
CornaseerCornaseerCahillJohn1828
CornaseerCornaseerCahillMathw1828
CornaseerCornaseerClarkeR B1828
CornaseerCornaseerGafneyJames1828
CornaseerCornaseerRiellyMichl1828
TownlandTownland Name 1832SurnameForenameYear

Name Books of 1836

Name Books of 1836

1836 Name Book records for the townlands of 9 parishes first published in The Heart of Breifne. The preparation of ...
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Cornaseer

The property of Lord Farnham and is let to 8 occupying tenants on leases of 3 lives

or 31 years. at a rent of from 15 to 25s. per acre. It is chargeable with Co. Cess by the carvagh, from 1s. 8d. to 2s. per acre and tithes 6d. per acre annually. Inhabitants are 12 Protestants and 52 Roman Catholics. The usual crops are oats, potatoes and flax. The only object of curiosity is what the peasantry call Clough Ghrana or Grana's stone said to have been the place where Diarmud and Grana used to sleep at night. The most probable conjecture is that it was a Druidical altar in former days. It is said to have been surrounded by a circle of stones with their ends fastened in the ground but more state that it is the Grave of Giants or some ancient Irish heroes of whom such extraordinary facts are related by the Irish peasantry. The children of this townland attend school in the townland of Kollycannor.


Griffith’s Valuation of 1857

TownlandSurnameForename
CornaseerFlynnJames
CornaseerFosterThomas
CornaseerHeaslopSamuel
CornaseerMc CahillMatthew
CornaseerMc CahillFrancis, Jr.
CornaseerMc CahillFrancis
CornaseerMc CahillEdward
CornaseerReillyEdward
CornaseerReillyJames
CornaseerReillyPatrick
CornaseerSheridanPhilip
TownlandSurnameForename

Griffith’s Valuation of 1857

The primary valuation of Ireland, or Griffith's Valuation, which was carried out between 1848 and 1864, to determine liability to pay the Poor rate (a tax for the support of ...
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