The Civil Survey A.D. 1654–56 vol. x Miscellanea

The Civil Survey A.D. 1654–56 vol. x Miscellanea, including a map showing changes to the county and barony boundaries since the Civil Survey (1654–56), (10 vols 1931–61)


The island-wide Civil Survey was carried out between 1654 and 1656 to determine and record the possessions of the proprietors of the lands and tenures and titles of their respective estates. This information was used by the Commonwealth Government to pay its officers and soldiers with allotments of Irish land in lieu of monies they were owed for fighting in Ireland for over a decade. This volume covers 114 baronies from various counties that were not recorded in the original nine volumes in the series and includes a list of persons and places. It remains a useful resource for historians of the period as well as for genealogists.

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