B 174670

Six folders containing notes on the history of the city and county including:

No. 1   Xerox copy of Hearth Money roll 1663, both city and county and typed essay on the development of Derry c.1600– (approx. 40 pp typescript double spacing with 87 footnotes and illustrations)

No. 2            Extracts (approx. 10 pp) from Milligan notebook in Magee Library, (mainly typed) on topography of the city MS 440

No. 3            Approx. 50 pp MS notes

No. 4             Summonister rolls Co. Londonderry; copies of Groves typescript in PRONI c.1610–c.1662; xerox copy of House of Commons paper on St Columb’s Cathedral Chapter House Collection 1824 (15 pp)

No. 5            Occupations in 17th century Derry; some 50 pp of notes and transcripts including gravestone inscription St Columb’s Graveyard for Edward Lhuyd(?) a Welshman: Typed list of houses in the city 17 April 2003 by A.O. Thomas

No. 6   Copies of illustrations (Co. Donegal):

Typed copy of article by Catherine Simms on medieval Donegal (29 pp);

Notes on Stewart of Fort Stewart collection in PRONI (D|2147); Grand Jury presentments; copy of Hearth Money roll 1660s for barony of Inishowen; gravestone inscriptions in the Church of Ireland graveyard of St Mura’s Fahan

Buncrana: photographs and postcards c.1906 showing buildings on main street including earliest barracks erected during the 1798 Rebellion

Cary family of Inishowen essay by Lionel Stevenson (14 pp typescript single spacing A4)

Essay on Cary family of Redcastle, Co. Donegal and Dungiven, Co. Londonderry possibly by Paul Hutchins (approx. 50 pp typescript)

Skipton family mainly IGI searches; Rev. Alexander Skipton (1713–93) rector of Bovevagh, Co. Londonderry (approx. 30 pp double spacing)

Photocopies of Thomas Raven’s maps and plans 1620s

Copy of Captain Henry French’s (?) siege of Derry published 1649 (14 pp); the siege lasted some 20 weeks

Copy of PRONI list LA 79 [                     ] Londonderry Borough Council

Copy of map of the city 1738 from the archives of St Augustine’s in the city