DEPOSITED April 1973
No 3. 16 June 1903. Plain copy will and grant of Patrick
O'Neill, Killinure, Coolkenno, Tullow, Co. Carlow. farmer.
Donated 31 Jan. 1975
5 Aug. 1804 Draft discharge between William Enragh and John
Beasly Enragh concerning a legacy and the will of Reverend
John Enragh, Ballyville, Co. Carlow.
Donated 15 Nov. 1977
1 17 June 1645 Grant forever by Shane (John) MacHenry O Ryan,
Tomdarragh, Co. Carlow and Dermott MacShane O Ryan, Tomdarragh
to Thomas Butler fitzEdward, Lowgrange, Co. Kilkenny of part of
Donated 10 May 1973
HISTORY OF THE WALL FAMILY IN IRELAND, 1170-1691
The petition describes the history of the Wall family in
Ireland 1171- 1691 and outlines Balthasar-Francois Wale's
descent from the Wales of Johnstown and Ballynakilly, Co.
BALTHASAR-FRANCOIS WALE'S CLAIM TO NOBILITY
It contains abstracts of other documents including the
following: 1 i May 1344 Letters of Edward III granting Richard
de Wales, Johnstown, [Co. Carlow] and William Forman £60 for
services in the Irish exchequer. pp 4 and 24 1 ii 23 Aug. 1359
Letters of Edward III granting Thomas Wale, Johnstown, [Co.
Carlow] Sheriff of Carlow £20 for his services in repelling the
O'Nolans and killing Donald Tagson O'Nolan, Murgh fitz Stephen
O'Nolan, Murg fitz Robert O'Nolan, Phelim O'Byrne and other
Irish. Tested by Amory (de Saint Amand), justiciar at Dublin. pp
6 and 24 1 iii 13 Dec. 1375 Letters of Edward III granting
Geoffrey Wale, Johnstown, [Co. Carlow] sheriff of Carlow £20 for
his services. pp 6-7, 24 1 iv 26 March 1378 Letters from Edward
III granting Geoffrey Wale, Johnstown, [Co. Carlow] sheriff of
Carlow 20 marks. pp 6-7, 24
BALTHASAR-FRANCOIS WALE'S CLAIM TO NOBILITY 1 v 29 Nov. 1389
Commission for Simon de Vale, sheriff of Carlow to take into
the king's hand the lands held by Thomas de Vale in Dougho Beg
and Beneswyll at the time of his death. p. 24 1 vi 5 Nov. 1562
Chancery Judgement for Edmond Wale, Urglin, [Co. Carlow] against
Edmond Wall, Ardnelue. p. 25. 1 vii 10 June 1565 Conveyance by
Geoffrey Wale, Ballynakilly, [Co. Carlow] of lands of
Ballynaberne alias Ballynakilly and Killileshe. p. 25 1 viii
1585-1589 Documents concerning the patronage of par.
Templepeter, dio. Leighlin [Co. Carlow]. pp 7, 25-7 1 ix 18
April 1588 Conveyance by Edmond Wale, Urglin, [Co. Carlow] to
Edmond Keating, Cowleneryen, and Edmond Leyn, Shrowboe, in trust
for Peter Wale of the lands of Pollerton, [Co. Carlow]. pp 7, 26
1 x 1 June 1601 Document concerning the patronage of par.
Myshall, dio. Leighlin, [Co. Carlow]. p. 26
BALTHASAR-FRANCOIS WALE'S CLAIM TO NOBILITY 1 xi 20 March
Conveyance by William Wale, Johnstown, [Co. Carlow] to his
son Ulick of lands of Ballynakilly, [Co. Carlow]. pp 8, 27 1 xii
25 Feb. 1606/7 Agreement for lease by William Wale, Patrick
Mac-Finn O'Byrne, William O'Byrne and others to Robert Everson
and Frederick O'Gomorckan, in trust for William Wale, Edmond
Wale and others of lands of Johnstown, [Co. Carlow]. pp 8, 26 1
xiii 24 Dec. 1619 Will of William Wall. Published 15 May 1620.
pp 8, 27 bis. 1 xiv 24 Aug. 1624 Letters patent for delivery to
Edmond Wall, Johnstown, [Co. Carlow] of his demesne as heir of
William Wale. pp 8, 27 1 xv 15 Nov. 1630 Settlement on the
marriage of Garret Mac Phelim Ballenegore and Joan Wale,
Ballynakilly, [Co. Carlow]. p. 28 O'Byrne,
BALTHASAR-FRANCOIS WALE'S CLAIM TO NOBILITY 1 xvi 14 May 1633
Settlement on the marriage of Margaret Sarsfield, Tully, Co.
Kildare and Edward Wale, Ballynakilly, [Co. Carlow] affecting
lands of Ballynakilly, Pollerton and Templepeter, bar. Forth
[Co. Carlow] p. 28 1 xvii 1637 Letters patent confirming Edmond
Wale in his demesne of Ardnelue, Pollerton, Ballynakilly etc.
[Co. Carlow]. p. 27 1 xviii 27 April 1640 Document in which
Ulick Wale, Ballynakilly, [Co. Carlow] sheriff of Carlow, named
Michael Caulfield, Leighlinbridge, [Co. Carlow] as his under
sheriff. p. 28 1 xix 18 Feb. 1640/1 Declaration made after the
death of Ulick Wale that he had married Joan Wale. p. 28 1 xx
1646 Documents concerning Edmond Wale's duties as an official of
the Confederation of Kilkenny pp 9, 28 1 xxi 23 Feb. 1648/9
Commission by James Duke of Ormonde, Lord Lieutenant of Edward
Wall, Ballynakill, [Co. Carlow] as Military Governor General of
Leinster. pp 9, 28-29
BALTHASAR-FRANCOIS WALE'S CLAIM TO NOBILITY 1 xxii 6 April
Will of Edward Wale, Ballynakilly, [Co. Carlow]. pp 11, 29 1
xxiii 24 Feb. 1650/1 Acquittance to Ulick Wale for a fine
payable by his father for contempt of an order from Patrick
Weyms and Lieutenant Colonel Wheeler emissaries from the English
parliament. p. 29 1 xxiv 23 Jan. 1651/2 Acquittance to Ulick
Wale for payment of a contribution to the troop of Major Bolton.
p. 29 1 xxv 17 Feb. 1653/4 Acquittance to Ulick Wale for payment
of a contribution to the company of Captain John Bennett. p. 29
1 xxvi 24 March 1655/6 Recognisance by Cecille Dunsany of
effects received from Edward Wale and James Sarsfield. p. 29. 1
xxvii 7 May 1655 Settlement on the marriage of Peter Wall,
Templepeter, [Co. Carlow] and Margaret Barnwall, Archerstown,
Co. Meath. Trustees: Patrick Barnwall, Crickstown, Co. Meath and
Matthew Barnwall, Archerstown. p. 30
BALTHASAR-FRANCOIS WALE'S CLAIM TO NOBILITY 1 xxviii 14 May
Judgement awarding Ulick Wale 400 acres in Connacht. p. 29 1
xxvix 16 Sept. 1667 Acquittance by R. Gibbs, Under-Sheriff, Co.
Carlow, to Ulick Wale, Graiguenaspiddoge. p. 29 1 xxx 12 Feb.
1678/9 Letters patent of Charles II granting to Patrick Wale the
lands of Ballynakilly, [Co. Carlow] etc. pp 10, 30. 1 xxxi 22
Feb. 1678/9 Settlement on the marriage of Patrick Wale,
Graiguenaspiddoge and Mary Barnwall, Archerstown, affecting the
lands of Graiguenaspiddoge, Templepeter, Pollerton, etc.
Trustees: Patrick Sarsfield, Lucan, Co. Dublin, and Thomas
Warren, Cooleduffe, Co. Dublin. p. 30. 1 xxxii 15 Aug. 167....
Will of Peter Wall, Templepeter, [Co. Carlow]. p. 30 2 12 May
1747 Typed copy of decree of the Council of State confirming
Wale's nobility. French
Searches in Chancery for recognisances against John Lennon.
It refers to two recognisances in Chancery. The first dated 5
Oct. 1818 by John Lynnon, Aghado, Co. Carlow conditioned that
Barnaby Lynnon pay rent pursuant to an order in the matter of
Pim's Minors (999/236/76) The second dated 1 Aug. 1829 by John
Lennon, Esker, Co. Westmeath conditioned that Dennis Lennon pay
rent pursuant to an order in Hodson v Wright
Searches in Queen's Bench for judgements against John Lennon.
999/236/52 refers to judgements in the Earl of Kingston v
John Lennon (Michaelmas 1823, no. 1), Samuel Hoey v John and
Patrick Lennon, Glenary, Co. Antrim (Hilary 1824, nos. 152-153),
and James Bell v John, Aghadalgon, Co. Antrim (Michaelmas 1832,
999/236/53 and 999/236/55 refer to judgements in Martha
Lennon v John Lennon, Mortarstown, Co. Carlow (Michaelmas 1838,
no. 233), and John Treanor v John Lennon Jnr., John Lennon Snr.,
Patrick Lennon and Eneas McIvers, Cladymore, Co. Armagh (Hilary
1839, no. 207).
56-59 1818-1840 Searches in Common Pleas for judgements
against John Lennon.
999/236/56 refers to judgements in Rowley Low v John Lennon
and another, Aughadalgin, Co. Antrim (Trinity 1819, no. 280),
Jeremiah McCarthy v John Lennon (Easter 1821, no. 9?), George
Minchin, executor of Reverend Humpfrey Minchin v John Lennon,
Carlow (Hilary 1823, no. 49) and James Cody John Lennon, Carlow
(Hilary 1829, no. 14).
Searches in Law Exchequer for judgements against John Lennon.
999/236/60 refers to judgements in Reverend Humphrey Minchin
v John Lennon, Carlow (Trinity 1821, no. 212), John Loveland,
legatee of John McMahon, and others v John Linane (Hilary 1822,
no 467), Richard Dunne v John Lennon, Carlow (Trinity 1829, no
130), William Alley v John Lennon, shoemaker, Henry St (Michaelmas
1832, no 134), Reverend Peter Kavanagh and Patrick V. Kavanagh,.
John Lennon, Mortarstown, Co. Carlow (Hilary 1837, no. 108),
Daniel McClary v John Lennon, Drumlet, Co. Armagh (Hilary 1837,
no 289) and William Cinnamond v John Lennon, Ballymacarret, Co.
Down (Michaelmas 1837, no. 231).
999/236/61 and 999/236/63 refer to a judgement in Law
Exchequer in Patrick Reid v John Lennon, Glenavy, Co. Antrim,
and others (Hilary1839, no. 48)
Donated 30 June 1982
DOCUMENTS CONCERNING (SWENY/SWINEY/SWINNY) FAMILY, 1846-1898
THE SWINY 1
18 April 1846 Settlement on the marriage of Shapland Swiny,
Clohamon House, Co. Wexford and Georgiana Mary Keogh, Kilbride,
Co. Carlow affecting lands of Kilbride, Knockdoorish and Beggan,
pars. Aghade, Ballon and Barragh, bar. Forth, Co. Carlow and
lands of Loughlinstown, par. Donaghcumper, and Stacumny, par.
Stacumny, bar. South Salt, and Celbridge, par. Kildrought, bar.
North Salt, Co. Kildare. Trustees: Edward Ledwich, Kilglass, Co.
Kildare and Reverend Henry Clapton Keogh, Newtownmountkennedy,
Co. Wicklow. 2 10 May 1866 Declaration by Eugene Sweny, 5 Lower
Camden St., Dublin and Lydia Ledwich, 5 Brighton Avenue,
Monkstown, Co. Dublin of the identity of William Molyneux
DOCUMENTS CONCERNING THE SWINY FAMILY 3 1774-1871
Certificates of baptisms, marriages and burials of members of
the Swiny family referred to in 999/282/2. 4 18 May 1868
Quitclaim by Henry Aylward Keogh and Christina Anne Keogh (née
Swiny), Roundwood House, Co. Wicklow to Isabella Swiny, 4
Grosvenor Terrace, Monkstown, Co. Dublin and Alexander Hathorn,
Smeathalls, Birkin, Yorkshire executors of the will of Shapland
Swiny, Harcourt St., Dublin of all actions against them in
respect of the estates of Anne Wilkinson and Shapland Swiny. 5 1
March 1869 Mortgage for £883.17.7 by Isabella Swiny and
Alexander Hathorn, executors of the will of Shapland Swiny, to
Henry Dewhirst and Robert Ellis Dewhirst, Aspley, Huddersfield,
Yorkshire and Anne Batlye, Huddersfield of lands of Tankmuck and
Tubberlumny, bar. Ballaghkeen, Co. Wexford. 6 11 Nov. 1871
Quitclaim by Maria Eleanor Swiny, 103 Hereford Rd., Bayswater.
Middlesex, as in 999/282/4. 7 25 Sept. 1882 Release by Henry
Aylward Keogh and Christina Anne Keogh (née Swiny), 72 Rathgar
Rd., Dublin to William Molyneux Shapland Swiny of their interest
in the land of Tankmuck and Tubberlumny.
DEEDS RELATING TO PROPERTY IN KILKENNY CITY AND CO
23 19 June 1841 Assignment by John Ryan, City of
Kilkenny, shopkeeper to Michael Byrne, Town of Carlow,
shopkeeper (on the Marriage of his daughter Margaret to Michael
Byrne) of a house and concerns where John Ryan resides in Coal
Market, City of Kilkenny. (By assignment 9 March 1821 Martin
Kennedy, City of Kilkenny, yeoman, administrator of Michael
Kennedy, publican set to John Ryan the house, tenement & yard
bounded on the N by the lane called New Quay, on the rere by the
wall of the garden of Joseph Martin, on the W. by Robert
Edmond's house, on the E. by Richard Tresham's premises at New
Quay. by assignment, 3 Sept. 1834 Richard Bibby, City of
Kilkenny, gentleman sold to John Ryan the house, yard, garden
and appurtenances formerly in the possession of Anastasia Whelan
situate at the rere of Vaughan's Gate in Coalmarket.) 24 18
April 1856 Unexcited lease for 61 years by the Honourable
Charles H.B.C.S. Wandesforde to Patrick O'Shea, Castlecomer of a
dwelling-house 3 stories high with out-offices attached, yard
and kitchen garden bounded on the N. by John Sutcliff, on the S.
by Mrs. Thomas Bradley, on the E. by Michael Parker, and on the
W. by Michael Kennedy at the opposite side of the St. in Town of
Castlecomer, Co. Kilkenny. Proviso: premises shall not be let to
or inhabited by paupers or low filthy room keepers or by persons
of ill-fame that should be considered a nuisance, and in such
case the rent shall be £35.00. Rent: 10/= p.a.
Miscellaneous Private Deeds 18 25 Feb. 1887
Certified copy of a judgement in the Exchequer Division of
the High Court in the case of the Munster Bank Ltd. v. William
H.A. Croker, Clonegal, Co. Carlow.
"Observations on the civil and military branches of the
Ordnance in England" the final section is entitled "list of
books, plans, sections, papers etc. brought from England by the
Honourable Captain Packenham Surveyor General of the Ordnance
and presented with his report to the Board 7 Jan. 1790.
- Table of Contents. Paginated 1-115
- 2 Bound Volume Containing
- County Carlow Presentments at Summer Assizes 16 August
1808-27 March 1810. Robert Marshall Sherif"
- Under heads of:
- Presentment on the county at large, Baronies of Carlow,
Forth, Rathvilly, St. Mullins, Idrone West and East.
- County Carlow, Presentment at Summer Assizes 16 August
- Robert Marshall Sheriff
- County Carlow, Presentment at Summer I7 July 1809 ... .
John Cornwall, Sheriff County Carlow,
- Presentment at Spring Assizes 27 March 1810 Benjamin Diz,
Sheriff Covering Forth, Rathvilly, St Mullins, Idrone West
and Idrone East, Carlow.
- Signatures of Grand Jury appended to each section
Paginated 1-170 Post-1971 index compiled in Carlow.
2/11 Mason Settlement
1 1 July 1869 Postnuptial settlement on the marriage of
Honoria Mason née Garvey and Oliver A.T. Mason, Bagnalstown, Co.
Carlow. ALSO 26 Feb.1904 Appointment of new trustee
Donated 5 Dec 1986
1 21 April 1776 Lease for 1 year by William Wall, Monaghram,
Co. Carlow to William Graham, Carlow Town of part of Ballyvas
and Hubbertstown. Rent: 1 peppercorn, if demanded 2 22 April
1776 Bargain and sale by William Wall, Monaghrim, Co. Carlow to
William Graham, Carlow Town of part of Ballyvass and
Hubbertstown, bar. Kilkea and Moone, Co. Kildare. Consideration:
£280 stg. 3 21 March 1805 Copy will of William Graham, Carlow
Town Probate dated 22 July 1806 4 29 May 1815 Letters of
administration of the unadministered estate of William Graham,
Carlow Town Prerogative Court Will dated 21 March 1805 5 22
April 1856 L.E.C. Yates v Rhodes Deed of partition affecting
Ballyvass and Hubbertstown, bar. Kilkea and Moone, Co. Kildare
ALSO [Map of Ballyvass, Hobartstown West and Hobartstown East,
bar. Kilkea and Moone, Co. Kildare by Bassingtons and Gale 1856]
6 29 April 1858 Release forever by Robert S. Doyne, Wells,
Co. Wexford to William Fishbourne, Foulhill, Co. Carlow of
Ballyvass and Hobartstown [Co. Kildare] Rent: £230.14.11. p.a.
7 27 June 1867 Grant by William Fishbourne, Forthill, Co.
Carlow to Robert W. Wall, Gosport, England of Hobartstown East,
bar. Kilkea and Moone, Co. Kildare Rent: £78.9.11 Map included
CERTIFIED COPY ENTRIES IN PARISH REGISTERS
26 Sept. 1847 Isabella J. Burton Borris, Carlow Clonagoose,
11 Aug. 1859 Benjamin Cain, Nurney, Carlow Nurney, Leighlin
PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE OF IRELAND
Testamentary Will of Robert Keppel, Ballyvale, Co. Carlow
District of Kilkenny
24 June 1843 Probate of the will of Henry Malcomson, Carlow
Town Prerogative Court
PUBLIC RECORD OFFICE OF IRELAND
Testamentary 1890 Affidavit of Nancy Shannon Will of Thomas
Reilly, Hackettstown, Co. Carlow Kilkenny Registry
30 June 1860 Will of John Nowlan, Bagenalstown, Co. Carlow
-District of Kilkenny
Papers re. the administration of the estate of W.R.
1/ 5 21 Sept. 1790 Bargain and sale for remainder of 999
years by James Ryan, Carlow Town to Edward Arthur, Wexford Town
of the old walls, ground and premises nearly opposite the Custom
House Gate, Wexford Town. Consideration: £330 stg.
26 Oct. 1995
n.d. Printed Sale rental for Rathlyon and Copenagh, bar.
Rathvilly, par. Tankerdstown, Co. Carlow: Estate of Mrs. Jane
Symes Post-March 1791
26 Oct.  Appointment of Thomas Dumayne Place, Rosemount
House, New Ross, Co. Wexford to be Justice of the Peace for Co.
31 March 1810 Probate of the will of Reverend James Purcell,
parish priest, Maycomb, Co. Carlow, Wicklow, Wexford.
Prerogative Court Will dated 30 Nov. 1809
These papers are available at the Niall McArthy Reading room in
the National Archives in Dublin, My suggestion would be to quote
the numbers and look for the National Archives Dublin email
http://www.nationalarchives.ie/ and see if they have a
service where by you could request a printout..
by Cara Links c2008