Landlords, tenants, famine : the business of an Irish land agency in the 1840s (Book, 2006) []
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Landlords, tenants, famine : the business of an Irish land agency in the 1840s

Landlords, tenants, famine : the business of an Irish land agency in the 1840s

Author: Desmond Norton
Publisher: Dublin University College Dublin Press 2006
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Presents a study of the relationships between landlords and tenants in Ireland during the Great Famine period of the 1840s, based on an uncatalogued archive in private ownership of the Stewart and  Read more...


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Named Person: Joseph Kincaid; James Robert Stewart
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Desmond Norton
ISBN: 9781904558569 1904558569
OCLC Number: 1014602696
Description: XX, 380 p. ill., részben térk. 24 cm
Contents: Introduction; Messrs Stewart, Stewart & Swan, Stewart & Kincaid; Palmerston in Sligo in the Early 1840s; The Palmerston Estates: Famine and Emigration; The Crichton Estates in Sligo and Roscommon; The Mysterious Daniel Henry Ferrall of Roscommon; Ferrall's Roscommon Estates; Wingfield's Sligo Estate; The Roscommon Estates of the Marquess of Westmeath; The Stratford Lands in Clare; Stratford's Limerick Estate; On Two Estates in South Limerick;. The Frankfort Estates in Kilkenny and Carlow; Properties of Ponsonby, Pakenham and St Lawrence; The Sherlock and the Batty Estates: Wine, Women and Sadness; Conclusions; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Desmond Norton.


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"[Norton] throws new light on the relationship between landlord and tenant as well as on famine and emigration. He challenges many assumptions and presents a new framework for examining this period." Read more...

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