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Browne-Clayton Papers


Browne-Clayton auction 1901.

By kind permission of Michael Purcell  12/2009


Rental detail of 84 cottages in Graigue owned by Major Robert Clayton-Browne-Clayton of Brownes Hill in 1901.

27 slated cottages in Church Street and Chapel Street, Graigue. Subject to head rent of 25 Pounds Sterling per annum.

12 slated cottages situated in Church Street and Chapel Street, Graigue. Subject to head rent of 16 Pounds Sterling per annum.

21 newly built granite and slated cottages, situated in Henry Street bounded on the East by Maryborough Street, (known as Wilson's property) on the West by Chapel Street, on the South by Henry Street, and on the North by a house in possession of John Timmon. Ground Rent of 7 Pounds Sterling collected by John Domville Robinson and Ruth Spearing. Producing estimated 65 Pounds Sterling per annum.

12 slated cottages on the South side of King Street (now called '98 Street by some inhabitants) with large walled in garden 112 x 30 feet. Subject to head rent of 34 Pounds Sterling per annum. 5 straw-thatched cottages which are at present unlet.

All slated cottages are let to good tenants who pay their rent regularly and are in many instances comparatively new, they will not require any outlay. 4 slated cottages and one Public House in Marybourogh Street do not form part of this report. The rental being produced for Mrs C. Clayton-Browne-Clayton.

All the property is let under a Lease for the lives of the Duke of Edinburgh, the Duke of Connaught and Prince Leopold.

Rental income total 140 Pounds Sterling combined with the Carlow town properties held by Major Clayton-Browne-Clayton the full rental income is estimated at 440 Pounds Sterling for 1902.

Brigadier General Robert Clayton-Browne-Clayton
(1870-1939)
Brigadier-General DSO. GOC
Infantry Brigade
Wellington College Militia
South Irish Horse.

The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.

Transcribed by Mary Corcoran, October, 2009.


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