1706-11-01: Archbishop of Armagh to John & Robert Spier

Source: Ashe, Thomas. Arch Bishoprick of Armagh. An Account Stated for one Year Viz’t. From the 1st of November 1706 Exclusive To the 1st of November 1707 Inclusive. “This Account to be preserved for the Security of Tho. Ashe.” Held by the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (Belfast). Archival ref. PRONI PRONI DIO/4/35/3 (accessed and transcribed by Alison Kilpatrick, 2017-09-14).
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[page:] 46. N’r 81. Tenn’ts p Lease [Tenants per Lease:] John Spier & Rob’t Spier Gen. Ac.’rs R P

[Format:—Acres...Roods...Perches; Description, all in County of Tyrone:]

- 022...1...24  Sourne  This contains 22 Acres 1 Rood & 24 Perches Ireish Plantačon [Plantation] Measure  The Widdow McMullen is Tenant and has a small Stone Farme House with a Barne Stable Cow House & Garden ~ It is good Arrable & Pasture Land and has some Meadow belonging to it.

- 049...–...32  Lislea  This contains 49 Acres & 32 Perches Ireish Plantačon Measure  Thomas Straghan is Tenant and has a small Farme House with a Barne Stable & Cow House small Orchard & a Garden &c Ut Supa [Ut Supra, or “done as above”].

- 035...–...32  Leck  This contains 35 Acres & 32 Perches Ireish Plantačon Measure  James Johnson & John Dicke are Tenant[s] & have each a small Farme House &c  There are upon this Town Land 2 good Mills built with stone & Lime  one is a Corne Mill & the Other a Tuck Mill  Balleclog River serve them  It is good ~ Arrable & Pasture Land And there is some good Meadow belonging to it.

- 081...2...16  Crattale  This contains 81 Acres 2 Roods & 16 Perches Ireish Plantačon Measure – Here it is that the Lessee Rob’t Spier lives and Under him Addam Boyd  Spier has a good Stone House with a Barne Stable Cow House Killn a good Orchard & a Garden And the other has a small Tenement with a Stable &c. This is good Arrable & Pasture Land & has good Meadows belonging to it.

- 028...3...8  Mullagh-Mossogh  This contains 28 Acres 3 Roods & 8 Perches Ireish Plantačon Measure  John Parker is Tenant  there is no House upon it  The Land is good & most of it Now Under Corne.

- 044...3...8  CrossArdagh  This contains 44 Acres 3 Roods & 8 Perches Ireish Plantačon Measure  There is no House upon it  It is good Pasture Land & now Under the Stock of Robert Spier the Other Lessee.

- 031...2...16  Drumbanove [Drumbanaway]  This contains 31 Acres 2 Roods & 16 Perches Ireish Plantačon Measure  Here lives the Lessee John Spier who has a good Farme House with a Barne Stable Killn & Cow House a good Orchard & a Garden  It is good Arrable & Pasture Land And has some good Meadow belonging to it.

- 032...1...24  Carkirr  This contains 32 Acres 1 Rood & 24 Perches Ireish Plantačon Measure. – John Curson is Tenant and has upon it a small Farme House with a Barne Stable &c  It is good Arrable & Pasture Land And has belonging to it some Meadow

Note  All the above Mention’d Denominations Lye together And have belonging to them good Turfe Boggs And they are bounded with Ballevanne  Part of Castle Stewart Land  East Corglassan  South Annaghone  West Tulle[?]  Connell North West And the Lands of Artra North.

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