Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

9/11/2008

Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1824-1837

Source Information:
Heritage World and the Genealogical Publishing Company. Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1824-1837 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2008. Original data: Tithe applotment books for Northern Ireland, 1823-1828. National Archives, Dublin and Public Record Office of Northern Ireland.
About Ireland, Tithe Applotment Books, 1824-1837
The Tithe Applotment Books record the results of a unique land survey taken to determine the amount of tax payable by landholders to the Church of Ireland, the established church until 1869. They are known as the Tithe Applotment Books because the results of this land survey were originally compiled in nearly 2,000 hand-written books. This data set represents a virtual census for pre-Famine Ireland. Since it covers all of Ireland it is immensely important in terms of constructing, not just an image of a particular family line, but of wider social conditions in the country. for more click here

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