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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


Pat Purcell Papers


Thomas Knight


Thomas Knight 1650.

Pat Purcell Papers

"Thomas Knight, late of Carlow, who having secured land in the County of Cork" acted as a witness to a land transaction in Carlow in 1650.

Witnessed the transferring of "ground in the Burrin lands in Carlow town from Joseph Eames, late a soldier in Cromwell's army", to John Broadway.

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Note from Michael Purcell 2011

Thomas Knight did not swear the Oath as a witness which may indicate he was a member of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) as was Joseph Eames I think?

If Knight was a Quaker you may be lucky because they have kept excellent records, it might be worth contacting Christopher Moriarty at:

Historical Library,
Quaker House Dublin,
Stocking Lane,
Dublin 16

Source: Michael Purcell 2011


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2001 County Carlow Irish Genealogy Project. IGP

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