Rent Roll of the Estate of Blaney Balfour Senior & Junior Esq - 1770
Transcription by: John Gardiner
Situate in the County of Fermanagh
Date of Document: 1st May 1770
Data Extracted from Documents within: National Library of Ireland Archive Ms 10/259 - Rentals of the Balfour Estate in Fermanagh.
Note: Spelling as found, anything in brackets () are written amendments.
In the Notes column there are some dates that may have been added after the Document was originally drawn up.
A page is missing from the Document (serial 46-60).
Permission to Publish: Courtesy of the National Library of Ireland.

No Denominations Tenants Names Acreage:             A - R - P Yearly Rent:   
 
: s : d
Date of Lease Term of Years or Lives or Fee Farms Notes and Observations
1 Castle Balfour with the Demesne Lands Thomas Armstrong Esq. 107-0-35 90-0-0 14 May 1767 41 Years from May 1766 or 3 Lives. This by Contract only but the Lives mentioned, Viz, Nelly Jane Armstrong 2nd Daughter of the Lessee aged about 8 years, James & John armstrong the only Sons of the Lessee the eldest aged 6 and the youngest abt 4 from May 1787.
2 The Gardners Park Thomas Marks Nothing Entered 3-0-0 Nothing Entered For his own Life. An old Servant for the Family, he would not be at the expence of taking out the Lease and rests on a promise for his Life only.
3 Lisnaskea, a House & one Moyety of Broomhill
Jane Noble Nothing Entered 10-10-0 May 1769 For 3 Lives from May 1769 Nothing Entered
4 Carrickaweeke Bryan, Peter, Owen & Thomas Mulligan Nothing Entered 26-5-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
5 Hollybrooke
Widow Deshamp Nothing Entered 29-0-6 Nothing Entered   Part for her own Life and part for pleasure.
6 Croghan with 3 Acre of the Moat Lands Jeramiah Dracott's Heirs. Nothing Entered 11-0-0 8 Mar 1726 For 3 Lives Renewable for ever, 5:10s Renewal Fine in six months. Nothing Entered
7 Cornashee, Part of, with one Moyety of the Bleach Yard now in his possession.
John Hanlen Nothing Entered 11-16-3 18 Jun 1811 For 21 years from May 1770 William Leslie, aged 17 years, or 21 years from May 1806
7 With Above, Adjoining the Moat John Hanlen 2-1-23 1-10-0 Nothing Entered Tenant at will.  
8 Carrachroe
Robert Montgomery Nothing Entered 38-0-0 May 1770 18 Years from May 1770 Nothing Entered
9 Curragh, Half of Francis Graham Nothing Entered 7-3-6 May 1732 2 Lives or 21 Years from May 1732. The Lives are Francis Graham who now lives on the land and Robert Graham who now lives near Spring Town in the County of Tyrone near Clogher September 1770.
10 Tully & half of Curragh, Ishoskreena and the half of Ishthomas. James Noble Nothing Entered 17-10-0 May 1734 3 Lives or 21 Years from May 1734. The lives are James Noble (dead 1770- added), Jerome Noble & Brabazon Noble all alive - August 1769.
11 Innisturke & Craggcuraddy two Islands in the Lough. Mountjoy Island Lease. James Noble 25-2-0 4-0-0 Nothing Entered Tenant at will. Wm Leslie says those Islands are worth 10 shillings an acre 1770.
12 Clonris & Monamakin with a Tenement in Lisnaskea James Noble - Postmaster Nothing Entered 57-15-0 May 1770 3 Lives from May 1770. Nothing Entered
13 Crockaness
James Noble Esq Nothing Entered 4-0-0 Nothing Entered Tenant at will. Since the meaning of this land was settled in 1769, William Noble never applied for a Lease nor never came near us.
14 Corradillar Bryan Cormick & Edward Caffery Nothing Entered 31-10-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
15 Crockaneany
Owen Martin & Mathew Naan Nothing Entered 10-10-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
16 Derrymanybeg Heirs of Mungo Noble Nothing Entered 9-15-0 May 1732 21 years from May 1732 or 2 Lives. The Lives were Thomas Madden who is dead & William Madden Son to the Reverend Samuel Madden deceased who is the only life in being 1770.
17 Derrymanymore Brabazon Noble Esq. Nothing Entered 14-14-0 May 1732 21 years from May 1732 or his own Life. He is alive.
18 Derryree, Little Ross also Clooncallowe & Drumlought
Sir John Noble & Alexander Noble Nothing Entered 56-7-6 May 1720 61 Years from May 1720 A very valuable Lease - 1770.
19 Derrychulla Francis Graham Nothing Entered 9-9-0 10 Jul 1732 Lease dated 1 Jul 1732 for 3 Lives, renewable for ever on 20 shilling Fine in six months. Nothing Entered
20 Drumgoff Martin Armstrong Nothing Entered 25-4-0 8 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from the 8 Sep 1769. Nothing Entered
21 Drumbadmore Susanna Auchinleck Nothing Entered 35-14-0 4 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from the 4 Sep 1769. Nothing Entered
22 Drumbadbeg
John Lowry & Samuel Bushell Nothing Entered 12-12-0 Oct 1737 For 3 Lives from the 5 Oct 1737. Two Lives in being Mr Leslie says the Lives are George Lowry, James Lowry & Samuel Bushill 2. Which is dead. 1770
23 Derryasla Edward, Francis & Patrick McBrian Nothing Entered 18-18-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
24 Dromconnis
John Peasley Nothing Entered 14-8-6 6 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from 6 Sep 1769 Nothing Entered
25 Forphymore & Forphygreenan Sarah Scott, now Henry Leslie Nothing Entered 14-7-0 10 Dec 1735 Lease dated 10 Dec 1735 for 3 Lives, renewable for ever on 7 Fine, no limited time for renewal. Lives Renewable for ever, 7 as a Fine on Renewal.
26 Lisnaskea, a Tenement & a Park in Ardachy Representatives, William Lloyd Nothing Entered 11-14-0 6 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from 6 Sep 1769. Nothing Entered
27 Gortaharn Lower, A Moyety of
Oliver Noble Nothing Entered 7-7-0 8 Sep 1770 For 2 Lives from 8 Sep 1770. Nothing Entered
28 Gortaharn Lower, A Moyety of
Phillip Swindall Nothing Entered 7-7-0 8 Sep 1770 For 2 Lives from 8 Sep 1770. Nothing Entered
29 Aghnis Island
Thomas Maguire & James Murphy Nothing Entered 4-4-0 May 1769 For 21 years from May 1769. One dozen of good Pike and two dozen of good Perch - Duties
30 Innishleagh Island with four small Islands lying westward thereof. John Curry, now Col. Margason Armour Nothing Entered 6-0-0 7 Oct 1725 For Ever, Deed dated 7 Oct 1725 Nothing Entered
31 Innisruske
Wm. Mt. Gomery Nothing Entered 45-0-0 May 1770 18 Years from May 1770 Nothing Entered
32 Ishpaan
Neal & William McCuskill, Thomas Conly & rose McMahon Nothing Entered 15-15-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
33 Ishkircog
Phelamy McClusky, John & Hugh Clifferty Nothing Entered 9-9-0 May 1770 21 Years from May 1770 Nothing Entered
34 Ishmeen & Ishagoreivial
Owen McCormick, Michael Murphy, Bryan Hannagan & John Mccormick Nothing Entered 12-12-0 May 1770 16 Years from May 1770 Nothing Entered
35 Killegullen
Terence McManus Nothing Entered 15-4-0 Nothing Entered No lease but Tenant at will Not settled 1770
36 Kingstown Robert Graham Nothing Entered 36-15-0 1 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from 1 Sep 1769.  
37 Keenaghy
John & Arthur Forster, William & John Story Nothing Entered 26-5-0 11 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from 11 Sep 1769. Nothing Entered
38 Mullaghkill
McCushill & Clifferty Nothing Entered 30-0-0 Nothing Entered No lease but Tenant at will Marshall's Lease not setled worth more, Mr Leslie says worth 40.
39 Toby's Park
John Campell Nothing Entered 1-2-9 Nothing Entered No lease but Tenant at will Nothing Entered
40 Three Parks of the Lands of Lisnaskea, with part of Brown's Meadow William Brown Nothing Entered 16-16-0 22  Sep 1770 For 3 Lives from 22 Sep 1770. Nothing Entered
41 Lisnaskea, a House, with a Park in Lisneal
Robert Peeble Nothing Entered 8-19-9 6 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from 6 Sep 1769. Nothing Entered
42 Lisnaskea, a House, with a Park in Lisneal
Stinson Noble Nothing Entered 8-4-9 6 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from 6 Sep 1769. Nothing Entered
42 Part of Moat Ring
Stinson Noble Nothing Entered 2-4-6 Nothing Entered Tenant at will. Nothing Entered
43 Lisnaskea, A tenement
William Nixon Nothing Entered 0-10-0 Nothing Entered Say'd to be a Fee farm If Wm Balfour has this Lease, as I never saw it.
44 Lisnaskea, A tenement with one Park adjoining the same
Francis Armstrong, Andrew Bell, Now Edward Boardman Nothing Entered 3-0-0 9 May 1701 For 3 Lives renewable from 9 May 1701. Fine on Renewal 3 in one month. Nothing Entered
45 Lisnaskea, A tenement
John French Esq. Nothing Entered 4-10-0 23 Sep 1721 Say'd to be a Fee farm If Wm Balfour has this Lease, as I never saw it.
46 to 60 Missing Page - Not in document at NLI            
61 Tony with Tully In the Mountain Barr called Ballyhill
John Arnold Nothing Entered 8-8-0 6 Nov 1732 Lease Dated 6 Nov 1732 for 2 Lives. One life only in being 1770 -Viz,- George Arnold
62 Tullynevan, A Moyety of the lands of Leslie Woods & English Woods Nothing Entered 16-16-0 2 Sep 1769 For 3 Lives from 2 Sep 1769. Nothing Entered
63 Tullynevan, A Moyety of the lands of, with an Acre Park taken from the Bleach Yard John Woods & James Murphy Nothing Entered 17-17-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769. Nothing Entered
64 Tranish & Nane Islands John Ennery Esq. Nothing Entered 6-0-0 3 May 1726 Fee Farm dated 3 May 1726 Nothing Entered
65 Kinmore & Clindrought John Balfour Esq. Nothing Entered 10-0-0 10 Jul 1734 Claimed for Ever by Lease dated 10 Jul 1734 An Ejectment brought for this as it was for ever if he had Issue and he dyed unmarryed and by Will left it to his Bastard Son John balfour the present Tenant.
66 Erdergole Island
Revd. William Noble Nothing Entered 3-3-0 May 1770 31 Years from May 1770 Nothing Entered
67 Aghekillymard George Nixon Nothing Entered 31-10-0 6 Dec 1732 Lease dated 6 Dec 1732 for 2 Lives. One Life only in Being, Viz, Andrew Nixon, Curate of Belturbet -1770.
68 Annaghcloymore, Innislought Island & the Mountain Barr called Ballyhill Henry Leslie Esq. Nothing Entered 19-10-0 13 Jul 1734 Lease Dated 13 Jul 1734 for 3 Lives, renewable for Ever on payment of 5 on the fall of each Life in 6 Months. Nothing Entered
69 Aghnacloybeg, Sheitrim, Coolkelbeg Robert Speers Nothing Entered 14-14-0 15 Mar 1732 Lease dated 15 Mar 1732, for his Life His Life only and he is alive. - 1770
70 Cloghan & Cornehole
William Winslow, now Excutors of Edward Smith 0-0-0 10-0-0 Nothing Entered Claimed Fee Farm Lease Who has it. N3 it is mentioned a fee Farm in an Indenture of 6 parts made 30 Oct 1724 by William Balfour and others in which there is a saving for this Lease.
71 Calahill Blayney Townley, now Edward Smith's Heirs 0-0-0 50-0-0 29 & 30 Aug 1735 Dated 29 & 30 Aug 1735 Fee Farm If William Balfour has this Lease.
72 Cornanoe Hugh Righill, Francis Righill, James Righill & Francis Righill Junior Nothing Entered 25-4-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
73 Sheen & Corry, Coolehill part of, Mullagheny Doctor Elliott Nothing Entered 50-0-0 Nothing Entered No lease but a promise for his Life, worth much more By Garret Hogans Mapp 199a.
74 Mullylin & Marncellin now called Mullalan and Drumsheland Lord Erne Nothing Entered 3-6-8 Nothing Entered Claimed a Fee Farm No Lease appears 2. If any, where it is.
75 Terryrue James Noble Nothing Entered 37-10-0 Nothing Entered Tenant at will not setled He May have a Lease for his own Life as promised with Fees tho' this Land is worth much more, he did not come to us Sept 1770. Dead since
76 Drumanybeg
Francis Graham Nothing Entered 1-13-4 Nothing Entered Claimed a Fee Farm no Lease appears 2. Who has this Lease if any be.
77 Drumanymore
William Winslow Nothing Entered 1-13-4 Nothing Entered Claimed a Fee Farm no Lease appears 2. Who has this Lease if any be.
78 Dresternan William Green Esq. Now Mr Tygh Nothing Entered 2-0-0 Nothing Entered Claimed a Fee Farm Lease 2. Who has it NB. This Mentioned as a Fee Farm in an Indenture of six parts made the 30th Oct 1724 by William Balfour and others in which there is a saving for this Lease.
79 Deer Park Sir Ralph Gore, now Lord Belisle Nothing Entered 10-0-0 Nothing Entered Claimed a Fee Farm Lease 2. Who has it NB. This Mentioned as a Fee Farm in an Indenture of six parts made the 30th Oct 1724 by William Balfour and others in which there is a saving for this Lease.
80 Drumbrocas Robert Graham, now William Charleton Nothing Entered 9-9-0 1 Aug 1732 Lease dated 1st August 1732, for 2 Lives The Lives are Robert Graham and Jane his Wife, both alive in 1770 and very old.
81 Farquagh, Cross Conner & Corneleck Rose Maguire, Thomas McGuire & Patt Sheenan Nothing Entered 73-10-0 May 1770 28 Years from May 1770 Nothing Entered
82 Carrick & Kinggara Hugh Mt.Gomery, now Laurence Speers 174-1-0 27-13-6 15 May 1731 Lease dated 15th May 1731 Mt.Gomerys Live or 21 Years. For Hugh Mt.Gomerys Life who is alive 1770 these lands contain 174a-1r-0p
83 Corelare
Edward Bond his Heir Nothing Entered 110-0-0 May 1724 2000 Years from May 1724 A Covenantia this Deed to make four Fee Farm Leases on Demand see the Deed.
84 Nedd
Patt McManus Nothing Entered 31-10-0 May 1770 22 Years from May 1770 Nothing Entered
85 Tonalt Patt McGuire, Laurence McAloon & Bryan McAloon Nothing Entered 23-2-0 May 1769 21 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
86 Tonneval, Tonivernoge, Ralfunean, Mullynaherb & Mullunisny those Lands contain by Hogan's Map 520a-1r-0p Mungo Noble 520-1-0 61-10-0 14 Feb 1735 Lease dated 14th Feb 1735 for three Lives. Two Lives in being Sept 1770. Viz, James Noble of Clonlibern/ dead Nov 1770, and Henry Leslie of Nutfield Esq.
87 Lislostie Bartholomew Balfour's Heir Nothing Entered 31-6-8 8 Nov 1688 Fee Farm from 8th November 1688. Nothing Entered
88 Carrickmacosker John Forster Nothing Entered 6-6-8 Nothing Entered Claimed as a Fee Farm but no Lease appears 2. Who has this Lease.
89 Glasdrummon, Coblneyalagh & the Mountain Barrs thereunto belonging with 2acres of Turf & Bogg as layd out in the Bogg of Coolarn Mungo Noble his Heirs Nothing Entered 20-10-0 14 Feb 1738 14th Feb 1738 for three Lives renewable for Ever on Payment of 10 in six months. One Life dropped some Years ago and no Renewal. - 1770
90 Drumwhet with a Tenement and garden West side of Lisnaskea. Except the small Meadow which lyes behind the Gardens belonging to Bryan McGuire and Edward McLaughlin except 2/3 parts of the Bogg of Drumwha. Edward Thompson Nothing Entered 10-5-0 20 Jun 1721 20th June 1721 for 3 Lives renewable for ever on Payment of 5 fine in 6 Months NB. He is to pay also five Bottles of good Wine, 10 Days Man & Hourse to build a good Inn or Pay 20 Yearly additional Rent in two Years and keep it in Repair. NB. No Inn built nor the Wine nor Days Worke paid, this is a valuable Lease.
91 Ballymakenny
William Graham Nothing Entered 18-18-0 6 Sep 1769 3 Lives from 6 Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
92 Coolarn, Part of
Robert Graham Nothing Entered 16-16-0 21 Sep 1770 3 Lives from 21 Sept 1770. Nothing Entered
93 Carrigaragh, part of Coolarn Robert Morrison & James Morrison Nothing Entered 12-12-0 4 Sep 1769 1 Life from 4th Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
94 Part of Coolarn
James Teevan, William Teevan & Thomas Teevan Nothing Entered 10-10-0 6 Sep 1769 3 Lives from 6 Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
95 Straghroory
James Armstrong Nothing Entered 5-5-0 4 Sep 1769 3 Lives from 4 Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
96 Drumbad
Francis Bushell, Henry Bushell & Thomas Bushell Nothing Entered 31-10-0 8 Sep 1769 3 Lives from 8 Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
97 Toolin, Moyety of Farm Alexander Gardiner & Humphrey Thompson Nothing Entered 16-16-0 8 Sep 1769 3 Lives from 8 Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
98 Killynamph Charles Latimer & Ann Armstrong Nothing Entered 18-18-0 5 Sep 1769 3 Lives from 5 Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
99 Rossgad Far
Edward Thompson Nothing Entered 28-17-6 May 1769 26 Years from May 1769 Nothing Entered
100 An Island in Loughern Lord Bellisle Nothing Entered 4-0-0 27 Nov 1769 3 Lives from 27 November 1769. Nothing Entered
101 Lisnaskea, Two Tenements in Alexander Brown, now William Brown Nothing Entered 0-10-3 25 Apr 1707 25th April 1707 for Ever Nothing Entered
102 Lisnaskea, A Large House & two Parks near the same. William Maxwell Nothing Entered 12-10-0 1770 A promise of a Lease for 3 Lives if he puts the House in Order, from 1770. Nothing Entered
103 Curraghs Jane Irwin Nothing Entered 6-16-6 May 1770 A promise of a Lease for 3 Lives from May 1770 Mr Leslie by order of Mr Balfour. Nothing Entered
104 Toolin, A Moyety of
John Bushell Nothing Entered 14-14-0 4 Sep 1769 3 Lives from 4 Sept 1769. Nothing Entered
105 Cornashea, For a Tennement on Moatland Archy Summers 3-0-3 5-5-0 May 1770 For 3 Lives from May 1770. Nothing Entered

 

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