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1285 - 1291 Inhabitants of Louth in 13th Century Louth, JCLAHS 1923, p176

1285 - 1932 Mayors of Drogheda, Drogheda Independent 24 Dec. 1932

1381 - 1918 High Sheriffs of County Louth, Tempest's Annual 1918/1920

1575 - Rent Roll with contemporaneous maps of the Bagnal Estate in Carlingford Lough District, JCLAHS 1985

1600 - Gentlemen of County Louth, JCLAHS 1919/20, p308

1613 - 1758 Co. Louth Representatives in the Irish Parliament, JCLAHS 1919/20, p311 & p375

1641 - Book of Survey and Distribution, NLI MS 974

1649 - 1734 Council Book of the Corporation of Drogheda, edited by the Rev. T. Gogarty (Index), 1915 (Reprinted by the CLAHS 1988)

1649 - 1673 Cromwellian Restoration Settlements of Dundalk Parish, JCLAHS 1977, p24

1652 - 1656 Plantation and Cromwellian Soldiers in the Barony of Ardee, JCLAHS 1988, p415

1659 - A Census of Ireland circa 1659 (Pender's 'Census' , Dublin 1939, reprinted by GPC, Baltimore 1997, Reprinted IMC Dublin 2002)

1660 - 1918 High Sheriffs of County Louth, Tempest's Annual, 1920, p26

1662 - 1907 Succession of Incumbents of Dundalk, Tempest's Annual, 1918, p28

1663 - Hearth Money Rolls Dundalk, JCLAHS 1926, p77

1663 - 1664 Hearth Money Rolls (Co. Louth, various), JCLAHS 1928, p181

1664 - Hearth Money Rolls, Kilsaran Parish, History of Kilsaran, p41

1664 - Hearth Money Rolls, Parishes of Stabannon & Richardstown, History of Kilsaran, p127

1664 - Hearth Money Rolls, Mansfieldstown Parish, History of Kilsaran, p155

1664 - Hearth Money Rolls, Dromiskin Parish, History of Kilsaran, p193

1664 - 1666 Hearth Money Rolls for Barony of Dundalk, JCLAHS 1932

1664 - 1769 Sheriffs and Justices of County Louth, Tempest's Annual, 1920, p36

1665 - 1882 Index to Title Deeds of County Louth (in print)

1666 - 1667 Hearth Money Rolls of Dunleer, Irish Genealogist, 1969, p142

1667 - Hearth Money Rolls, Kilsaran Parish, History of Kilsaran, p41

1667 - Hearth Money Rolls, Parishes of Stabannon & Richardstown, History of Kilsaran, p127

1667 - Hearth Money Rolls, Mansfieldstown Parish, History of Kilsaran, p155

1667 - Hearth Money Rolls, Dromiskin Parish, History of Kilsaran, p193

1683 - Co. Louth Brewers and Retailers, JCLAHS 1914, p261

1689 - 1910 Regiments Based in County Louth

1696 - 1847 Stabannon Parish, Baptisms, History of Kilsaran, p266

1706 - 1828 The Roll of Sovereigns & Burgesses of Carlingford, JCLAHS 1914, p273

1706 - 1907 Stabannon Parish, Marriages, History of Kilsaran, p271

1707 - A List of Arrears of rent delivered by the late trustees to ye Comrs of the Revenue etc. NLI ref. Pos. 4011 (PRO Kew ref. 66/B/14)

1708 - 10 Old Title Deeds of Co. Louth, JCLAHS 1930, p168

1715 - Dunleer Election, Irish Genealogist, Vol. 4, No. 1

1715 - 1815 Some 18th Century Dundalk Leases, JCLAHS 1926, p88

1718 - 1856 Title Deeds of Co. Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds, JCLAHS 1981, p319

1724 - 1843 Further Dundalk Leases, JCLAHS 1943, p245

1725 - 1804 Clergy and Churchwardens of Termonfeckin Parish, JCLAHS 1970, p84

1734 - 1758 Drogheda Corporation - Index to the FOLIO of Council Minutes

1740 - Corn Census, JCLAHS 1948, p254

1745 - Co. Louth Militia Array, JCLAHS 1999, p391

1748 - 1815 'Minutes of the Vestry of Dundalk Parish', Tempests Annual 1933 - 42

1756 - Commission of Array, Co. Louth, PRO Kew ref. 66/B/14 (NLI Pos 4011)

1758 - 1836 Dundalk Officers of Customs & Excise, Tempest's Annual 1920, p142

1759 - 1836 Bailiffs, Recorders & Town Clerks of Dundalk, Tempest's Annual 1920, p40

1760 - Census of Ardee, Irish Genealogist, 1961, p179

1761 - Militia List, County Louth Officers, NLI GO MS 608

1765 - Tenants of Omeath, JCLAHS 1973

1766 - List of Families in the Parish of Creggan, JCLAHS 1934, p156

1766 - A List of Families around Ardee, JCLAHS 1941, p72

1766 - Census of some Co. Louth Parishes, JCLAHS 1958, p103

1766 - Protestant Families, Dromiskin Parish, History of Kilsaran, p204

1771 - Members of the Boyne Hunt, JODS 1990, p105

1774 - Northern Rangers Hunt Club Records, JCLAHS 1924, p233

1775 - Collon Cess Payers, RCBL

1777 - Jurors of County Louth, JCLAHS 1928, p278

1779 - 1781 Rental and Accounts of Collon Estate, JCLAHS 1943, p222

1782 - 1823 Oaths Rolls of the Corporation of Dundalk, JCLAHS 1923, p176

1782 - 1788 Tenants of Two Clanbrassil Estate Maps, JCLAHS 1961

1786 - 1792 Cess Payers of Dunleer Union of Parishes, JCLAHS 1937, p42

1791 - Landholders, Dromiskin Parish, History of Kilsaran, p205

1791 - 1840 Dromiskin Parish, Baptisms, History of Kilsaran, p277

1793 Hearth Money Tax Exemptions, Collon, Dromin and Mosstown, JCLAHS 2009, p53

1796 - Flaxgrowers of County Louth, NLI & NAI (also available on CD-ROM)

1797 - Tenants in Carlingford [by Street], JCLAHS 2009, p9

1798 - Justices of the Peace for Co. Louth, The Treble Almanack for the year MDCCXCVIII, NLI

1798 - 1823 Kilmainham Gaol Register [Co. Louth Convicts], JCLAHS 1996, p413

1798 - Two Drogheda Voters Lists [see 1802], JCLAHS 1984, p319

1799 - 1810 Termonfeckin Marriages [The Marriage Register of Fr. Maguire], JTHS 2004, p10

1799 - 1810 Termonfeckin Burials [The Death Register of Fr. Peter McGuire], JTHS 2010, p21

1801 - Proposed Applotment, Parishes of Stabannon & Richardstown, History of Kilsaran, p137

1802 - Two Drogheda Voters Lists [see 1798], JCLAHS 1984, p319

1802 - 1859 Farm Account from Gaulstown, Monasterboice, JCLAHS 1972, p235

1804 - Drogheda Militiamen & Substitutes PRONI P562/362

1806 - Louth Militia Recruits PRONI 0207/11/10c

1806 - 1899 Dromiskin Parish, Marriages, History of Kilsaran, p278

1808 - 1819 Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds: Seatown, JCLAHS 1998, p296

1809 - Protestant Parishioners of Dundalk Parish, Tempest's Annual, 1940, p10

1809 - Culver House Park, Drogheda (tenants) JCLAHS 1947

1810 - 1856 The Anglesey Estate in Louth, Down and Galway, JCLAHS 1950

1813 - Game Licences Co. Louth, Irish Genealogist, 1980, p87

1816 - Grand Jurors, NLI Ir 6551

1818 - 40 Kilsaran Parish, Baptisms, History of Kilsaran, p253

1820 - Freeholders of Lower Dundalk Barony, Tempest's Annual, 1957, p20

1820 - Freeholders of Upper Dundalk Barony, Tempest's Annual, 1941, p24

1820 - 1901 Kilsaran Parish, Marriages, History of Kilsaran, p256

1821 - Louth Freeholders, NLI Ir 941 32 L3

1822 - Louth Freeholders, CLRL

1822 - 1839 Presentation School Drogheda Girls Roll Book (A -F), JODS 1994, p64

1822 - 1839 Presentation School Drogheda Girls Roll Book (G -Z), JODS 1996, p130

1823 - 1838 Tithe Applotments, NAI [National Archives Website]

1824 - Louth Freeholders (Supplementary List), CLRL

1824 - Freeholders of the County of the Town of Drogheda, JODS 1998, p163

1829 - 65 Methodist Baptismal Registers of Co. Louth, JCLAHS 1974, p132 (see also JCLAHS 1976, p310)

1830 - Freeholders in Upper Dundalk Barony, Tempest's Annual, 1916, p77

1830 - Drogheda Citizens and their Occupations, JODS 2004, p268

1830 - 49 Methodist Baptismal Register, JCLAHS 1976, p310

1830 - 65 Methodist Baptismal Register of the Newry Circuit, Seanchas Ardmhacha, 1977, p299

1832 - Dundalk Borough Election, Tempest's Annual 1906

1832 - 33 A Survey of the Estate of Lord Louth, JCLAHS 1994, p231

1833 - Cess Payers in Killincoole Parish, JCLAHS 1995, p375

1833-40 Dundalk UNION Ten Pound Valuations

1833-40 Dundalk TOWN Ten Pound Valuations

1834 - Census of Tallanstown Parish, JCLAHS 1957, p14

1837 - Dundalk Townspeople, NAI Valuation Office House Books ref 5.3734

1837 - Valuation of Towns returning MP's, Drogheda, Dundalk, Parliamentary Papers, 1837, Reports from Committees, Vol II (i), Appendix G

1837 - Marksmen in Parliamentary boroughs, Dundalk, Drogheda, Parliamentary Papers, 1837, Reports from Committees, Vol II (i), Appendix A

1837 - Tithe Census of KIlsaran and Gernonstown Parishes, JCLAHS 1951, p197

1838 - Dundalk Townspeople, Tempest's Annual, 1931, p26

1839 - Dundalk Tenants of Lord Roden, The Roden Title, NLI

1839 - 1848 Burren Farm Account Books, JCLAHS 1996, p438

1841 - 1890 Michael McDermott s Notebook, JCLAHS 1970, p107

1842 - County Louth Voters List, NAI Official Papers ref 1842/70

1847 - Drogheda Parliamentary Election, JCLAHS 1987, p297

1852 - Families at Mosstown and Philipstown, JCLAHS 1975, p232

1852 - Voting Electors, NLI MS 1660

1852 - Parliamentary Registration Rated Occupiers List, County & Town of Drogheda, JODS 1989, p90

1854 - Griffith's Primary Valuation, NAI & NLI [Ask About Ireland Website]

1854 - 1855 The County Louth Patriotic Fund, JGSI, Vol. 2 No. 3, 2001

1855 - Louth Rifles (Louth Militia) Recruits, NA WO 13/3095

1854 - 1876 Officers & Recruits of the Louth Rifles (history and list of recruits), GSI 1999

1855 - 1856 Ardee Convent Building Fund

1856 - Vere Foster's County Louth Emigrants, JGSI Vol. 2 No. 2, 2001, p117

1859 - 1870 Presentation School Infant Boys School Roll Books, JODS 1992, p140

1860 - 1856 The Anglesea Estate in Louth, Down and Galway, JCLAHS 1950, p136

1865 - Louth County Voters, NLI P 2491

1865 - 2000 St. Mary's Boys School, Drogheda, School Rolls, Drogheda 2000

1876 - Co. Louth Landowners One Acre or More, NLI

1876 - 1898 Members of Drogheda Corporation, JODS 2004, p203

1876 - 1930 Jarvies of Drogheda, JODS 1983, p13

1881 - Bassett's Louth County Guide and Directory (Reprinted by CLAHS, 1998)

1882 - 1891 The Roll Book of Students, Christian Brothers' School, Drogheda, JODS 2009, p37

1884 - Return relating to the 100 largest Ratepayers in County Louth 1884/1885, Parliamentary Papers 1885, page 43

1890 - St. Joseph's Church Dundalk (Redemptorist) Subscription Fund, Dundalk Democrat 14 Jun 1890

1890 - Tenants' Defence Fund, United Parishes of 'Reastown & Tallonstown' (sic), Dundalk Democrat 15 March 1890

1890 - Dulargy Schools Subscription Fund, Dundalk Democrat 05 Jul 1890

1890 - Louth Parish New Church Subscription Fund, Dundalk Democrat 11 Oct 1890

1891 - The Patrick Carroll Widow's Relief Fund Dundalk, Dundalk Democrat 31 Jan 1891 & 07 Feb 1891

1894 - Subscribers to Monasterboice New Church Building Fund, Dundalk Democrat 27 Oct 1894

1898 - Subscribers to Tullyallen New Church Building Fund (R.C.), Dundalk Democrat 18 Nov 1898

1901 - Census of Ireland, NAI [National Archives Website]

1901 - 1908 The Louth Rifles (history 1877-1908 and list of recruits 1901-1908), GSI Dublin 2000

1903 - 1916 Drogheda Motor Vehicle Registrations, JODS 1986, p32

1908 - Subscribers to St. Nicholas (R.C.) Parish Church Building Fund

1911 - Census of Ireland, NAI [National Archives Website]

1914 - 1916 Drogheda Men Who Went to War, JODS 1996, p156

1914 - 1918 Men of Drogheda & District who died in the Great War, JODS 1983, p45

1914 - 1918 The Unreturned Army: County Louth Dead in the Great War 1914 -1918, Donal Hall, Dundalk 2005 (Published by CLAHS)

1914 - 1918 The Returned Army: County Louth servicemen in the Great War 1914 -1918

1922 etc. Louth Court Documents Destroyed in Dublin Records Office Fire, JCLAHS 1925, p12

 

Other Sources

 

Indexed List of Wills of Residents in Dundalk and District [from Vicar's Prerogative Wills], JCLAHS 1942, p113

Historical Notes on the Townlands of Drakestown and Kilpatrick, JCLAHS 1949, p21

Historical Notes on Millockstown and Blakestown, JCLAHS 1953, p68

Notes on Volunteers, Militia, Yeomanry & Orangemen of Co. Louth, JCLAHS 1976, p279

 

Title Deeds Extracts in the Journal of the County Archaeological & Historical Society

1665 - 1882 Index to Title Deeds of County Louth (in print)

Anonymous, "Some Eighteenth Century Dundalk Leases". VI, 2, (1926), 88-9

Rev. L.P. Murray, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", VII, 2, (1930), 168-73

Rev. L.P. Murray, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", VII, 3, (1931), 402-6

Rev. L.P. Murray, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", VII, 4, (1932), 488-95

Rev. L.P. Murray, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", VIII, 1, (1933), 52-60

Rev. L.P. Murray, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", VIII, 2, (1934), 193-209

Rev. L.P. Murray, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", VIII, 3, (1935), 283-8

Rev. L.P. Murray, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", X, 1, (1941), 63-6

Joseph Martin, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Some Dundalk Deeds 1707-1843", X, 2, (1942), 138-48

Joseph Martin, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds, 1724-1843", X, 3, (1943), 245-50

Edward MacLysaght, "Documents at Red House Ardee", X, 3, (1943), 251-256

James McGuirk, "Old Drogheda Title Deeds", XI, 1, (1945), 58-60

Rev. Dermot McIvor, "Abstract of Deeds, Rathlust, Anaglog & Hunterstown", XI, 2, (1946), 121-142

Rev. Dermot McIvor, "A Drogheda Deed of 1809", XI, 3, (1947), 206-8, Illustrated

Rev. Dermot McIvor, "Historical Notes on the Townlands of Drakestown and Kilpatrick", XII, 1, (1949), 21-81

Rev. Dermot McIvor, "Historical Notes on the Townlands of Paughanstown, Roestown and Hacklim", XII, 3, (1951), 129-196

Rev. Dermot McIvor, "Historical Notes on Millockstown and Blakestown", XIII, 2, (1953), 68-123

Rev. Diarmuid MacIomhair, "Caraher of Cardistown Family Papers", XVI, 3, (1967), 169-190

Rev. Diarmuid MacIomhair, "The Family of Hatch of Ardee", XVI, 4, (1968), 205-223

Maureen Wilson, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds 1718-1856, XX, 1, (1981), 51-6

Maureen Wilson, "Shewell's Lane, Lord Limerick's Demesne Wall, and the Elgee Family", XXII, 1, (1989), 49-53

Noel Ross, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds: Seatown 1808-1819", XXIV, 2, (1998), 296-304

Noel Ross, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds: Dowdallshill 1808 -1819", XXV, 3, (2003), 351-361

Noel Ross, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds: Seatown and Upper Seatown, 1808-1819", XXVI, 4, (2008), 609-623

Noel Ross, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth: Further Dundalk Deeds: The Merches and Soldiers Point", XXVII, 1, (2009), 133-149

Noel Ross, "Old Title Deeds of County Louth", XXVIII, 1, (2013), 112-121

 

 

Further County Louth source lists can be found in:

 

James G. Ryan, Irish Records, Sources for Family and Local History, USA 1997

and

John Grenham, Tracing your Irish Ancestors, Dublin 1992 (2nd edition 1999)

 

Key:

CLAHS: County Louth Archaeological Society

CLRL: County Louth Reference Library

GO: Genealogical Office

GSI: Genealogical Society of Ireland

JCLAHS: Journal of the County Louth Archaeological and Historical Society

JODS: Journal of the Old Drogheda Society

JTHS: Journal of the Termonfeckin Historical Society

NA: National Archives, Kew

NAI: National Archives of Ireland

NLI: National Library of Ireland

PRO: Public Records Office, Kew, England

RCBL: Representative Church Body Library

 

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