B 174619

Transcript of R.J.H. article on towns in Ulster possibly published in Studia [Hibernica] in 1971 (43 pp double spacing)

Approx. 40 pp handwritten notes on the plantation in Co. Cavan c.1620 including IGI searches for the surname Farnham at Quorn, Co. Leicester

Approx. 30 pp handwritten notes on the plantation in Ulster including a summary of ownership changes of British settlers and servitor’s lands c.1620–1641

Research notes on cards

Extracts from Calendar of Patent Rolls Ireland Elizabeth I in Ulster Journal of Archaeology, and Journal of Co. Louth Archaeological Society

3 pp handwritten report on work while on study leave 17/10/1974

Unsorted papers in the National Library of Ireland including Wicklow estate documenting Scottish settlement in Co. Donegal

Collections of manuscripts inspected in Bodleian Library and in Kent Co. RO. Also volume of transcripts of leases from 1624 held in St Finbarr’s Cathedral Cork

92 pp typescript single spacing entitled ‘The Ancestors and Descendents of the Millar Family of Londonderry …’ the writer starts with an obituary of his great grandfather Sir William Miller published in the Londonderry Sentinel 30/01/1900

Photocopy of will of Sir Henry Hobart Co. Norfolk probated 07/03/1625|6

Photocopy of statement of accounts c.1617–1652 bearing the annotation ‘Sir Richard Martin’

Folder containing typescript notes of Mechanics’ Institutes, serving as adult education centres approx. 50 pp

Letter from Malcom McClure of London 05/04/2005 bearing on the location of Scarifhollis Castle, ‘as it may be significant in your proposed book on the English plantation in Donegal’

Xerox copy of Chapter 14 in a book by Mary Dewar on Sir Thomas Smith’s abortive settlement in the Ards, Co. Down entitled the Irish venture 1571–77. This article is based on ‘the recent discovery of the Essex Record Office of Smith family papers’ which had been left in the hands of the family solicitor for many years. These included ‘many papers on the Irish venture including Smith’s blue-print for the civil and military government of the new colony’.

In her book Miss Dewer refers to D.B. Quinn’s article “Sir Thomas Smith (1513–77) and the beginnings of English Colonial theory’ in Proceedings of American Philosophical Society 89, no. 4 (1945)

Charles McNeill’s Publications of Irish interest by Irish authors prior to the 18th century (Dublin 1930)

Xerox copy of an article by A.T. Lucas on Penal Crucifixes published in the Co. Louth Archaeological Society journal 1954

Prints of two articles by E.R. McClintock Dix published in the Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy

Some townlands in Co. Cavan published by the Ordnance Survey of Ireland 1915

Copy of the Clogher Record (publication of the Clogher Diocesan Historical Society) (1978) containing R.J.H. article entitled ‘Sir William Cole and Plantation Enniskillen 1607–1641’ (pp 336–350)

History of Glendermott parish church to commemorate the 250th anniversary of its establishment in 2003

Also loose papers including a letter from the University of Ulster offering him a post of lecturer in history at Coleraine in 1985. Draft of a letter to Peter Roebuck commenting on three dissertations by Open University students on Plantation subjects 1976

Letter from Paddy Gibney of Ashborne, Co. Meath, 18/09/2002 thanking him for the extremely generous cheque of 5,000 Euros.

Copy of article entitled ‘Micro-History in Early Modern London: John Bedford 1601–1667’ by Jeremy Boulton, University of Newcastle included as an appendix there is a three page A4 single spacing transcript of the will of John Bedford citizen and cloth worker of London; debts listed included one to Mr Henry Finch Alderman of Londonderry in the North of Ireland £20.00

‘I do owe onto Mr Huit Finch for tobacco a matter of £15.00; this gentleman was as brother to the aforesaid Mr Henry Finch but I understand that Mr Huit Finch is dead many years past and his wife and left no issue but doubtless he left his estate to some of his relations to whom it ought to be paid.’

‘Item to one that lived and yet it may be living at a place called Newtown in the North of Ireland which is a matter of six or eight miles southerly from a town called Lissenagarvey’

‘… party his name I cannot remember but he was an innkeeper in the east end of that town; a tall proper black man; that debt was £5 for a gelding I bought of him.’

This will was probated 20/12/1667

Two IGI searches for James Symes, Co. Somerset c.1560–1640

Copy of a ‘gruesome woodcut’ printed London 1642

The lower half shows ‘Mr Dauenant and his wife bound in their chairs; stripped the 2 eldest children of 7 years old; ‘roasted’ them upon spites before their parents faces; cut their throat and after murdered him’