County Cavan

Bailieborough Parish, ?? Barony, ?? Union. 

Old Irish Graveyards, County Cavan, Part I., compiled by Eileen Hewson, Kabristan Archives Wem.  Bailieborough. Bailieborough Presbyterian Churchyard.  pg. 3.

  • This monument was here placed in memory of James Rusk of Gralogh, who departed this life the 24th day of 8br A.D. 1791, aged 72 years. Also his wife Mary Rusk who departe this life the . . . . day of A.D. . . .  , aged . . years.  [Mary Rusk’s age and the date of her death were never inserted.]

18?? Griffith’s Valuation.  Town of Bailieborough, Tanderagee Townland (Ord. S. 34.). Henry Street.

  • #26c. James Rusk is leasing a house and small garden valued at 10 Shillings to James Haw.
    #26d. James Rusk is leasing a house and small garden valued at 10 Shillings to John Owens.

Drumgoon Parish, Tullygarvey Barony, Cootehill Union.

1833 Tithe Applotment Survey.  Microfilm Roll 5a. Tab 4/19. Drumgoon Parish, Kilmore Diocese, Dooreagh/Doreagh Townland, book 3, pp. 4-5.

  • John Rusk.  Quantity: 0.2.0, quality: arable?, total quantity: 0.2.0, rents paid: 0.13.0, real acreable value: 0.18.0.  (Note:  listed again with same quantity, rate, and value.  additional item noted: amount of composition for tithe in holding: 0.0.5).

Other surnames in townland: Wilson, Hory, Brady, Gibson, Vincent, . . .

Kildrumsherdan Parish, Tullygarvey Barony, Cootehill Union.

1833 Tithe Applotment Survey. Microfilm Roll 5. Tab. 4/18.  Kildrumsherdan/Killsherdeny Parish, Tullygarvey Barony, Cootehill Union, Kilmore Diocese.  Lisnageer Townland. pg. 63.

  • #848.  James Rusk. 1st quality: 2.0.0, 2nd quality: 2.3.30, acres: 4.3.30, rectors amount: 0.2.7, earls amount: 0.2.5 1/2, total amount: 0.5. 1/2 (note: listed a second time with same data, except total amount: 5.0 1/2).

Other surnames in townland: Atkinson, Gall, Hutchinson, Rohnson?, Castles, Hopkins, Fagan, Flack? 

Killeshandra Parish.  Farranseer Townland.  Rec 020.  1841 Census of Killeshandra Parish, County Cavan, Ireland, by William G. Masterson, B.S., Indianapolis, IN. Sept. 30, 1990. with Permission of the National Archives of Ireland.

  • Susan McDermott, age 60, b. Cavan. head.  married in 1797. housekeeper. Widow. no read/write.
  • Patrick McDermott, age 43, b. Cavan. son. not married. laborer. read/write.
  • Thomas McDermott, age 31, b. Cavan. son. not married. laborer. read.
  • Patt McDermott, age 13, b. Cavan. nephew, Mr. Kenny School, read/right.
  • Margret Rusk, age 40, b. Cavan. visiting. married 1824. no read/write.
  • James McDermott, age 20, son, laborer, d. 1839 decline.
  • John McDermott, age 18, son, laborer, d. 1833 collick.
  • Philip McDermott, age 62, husband, farmer, d. 1834 decline.

Killinkere Parish (part of), Castlerahan Barony, Bailieborough and Oldcastle Unions (Remainder of Parish in Upper Loughtee Barony).

1857 Griffith’s Valuation (Rusk Roundup, Spring & Summer 1982, pg. 16). Lismagiril Townland, Killinkere Parish, Castlerahan Barony, Bailieborough Union

  • #26c  Isabella Rusk is leasing a house and small garden from John Hayes who, in turn, is leasing them from Lord Farnham.  Valuation 5 shillings.
  • #27a&b  Robert Rusk is leasing two parcels from lord Farnham.  One contains a house, offices and 25 acres 3 rood and 21 perch of land; valued at 15 pounds for land and 1 pound 5 shillings for buildings.  Second parcel contains 2 rood 32 perch of land valued at 5 shillings.  Total Annual Valuation of Rateable Property (on which Robert must pay tax) is 16 pounds 10 shillings.

Surnames other than Rusk which appear as “Occupiers” in this Townland/neighborhood are:  Traynor, Smyth, Flynn, Dolan, Clarke, Byrne, Watson, Reilly, Nugent, Tully, Brady, O’Hara, Williamson, Hayes, Farnham.  An “Endowed” school-house, offices and land are also within this Townland.

1857 Griffith’s Valuation (Rusk Roundup, Spring & Summer 1982, pg. 16). Greaghadossan Townland, Killinkere Parish, Castlerahan Barony, Bailieborough Union

  • #10a&b  Robert Rusk is leasing two parcels from Lord Farnham.  One contains a house, offices and 14 acres 33 perch of land; valued at 7 pounds 5 shillings for the land and 15 shillings for the house.  Second parcel contains 1 rod 5 perch of land at value of 5 shillings.  Total taxable valuation for Robert is 8 pounds and 5 shillings.

Surnames other than Rusk which appear as “Occupiers” in this Townland/neighborhood are:  Porter, Hamilton, Booker, Cranston, O’Hara, Huston, M’Ilwain, Smyth, Ray, Gordon, Hunter, Duffy, Reilly, Flynn, Shegog, Lougheed, Connell, Shannon.  All the land in this townland seems to belong to Lord Farnham, who leases it.

Knockbride Parish, Clankee Barony, Bailieborough and Cootehill Unions.

1827 Tithe Applotment Survey.  Microfilm Roll 5A. Tab 4/21.  Knockbride Parish, Clankee Barony, Bailieborough and Cootehill Unions, Diocese of Killmore.  Drumhilla Townland. pg. 14.

  • #11.  John Rusk. gross survey: 7.2.0, 1st quality: 1.2.0, 3rd quality: 0, amount of composition: 0.6.7 1/2.

Other surnames in Townland:  Coyle, Hayley, Smyth, Wallis, Carroll, Carlon, Beally, Mahood, Cusack, McDonald. 

Mullagh Parish, Castlerahan Barony, Bailieborough, Kells, and Oldcastle Unions.

1857 Griffith’s Valuation (Rusk Roundup, Spring & Summer 1982, pg. 16). Greaghclogh Townland, Mullagh Parish, Castlerahan Barony, Bailieborough Union

  • #24  Robert Rusk is leasing a house from William Kirke which is valued at 5 shillings.
  • #26  William Rusk and William Heartley are jointly leasing from John M’Fadden, M.D. 3 acres 3 rood and 13 perch of bog land.  Value: 2 shillings.
  • #27  William Rusk is leasing a house, offices and 10 acres 3 rood and 28 perch of land from John M’Fadden, M.D. This land is valued at 6 pounds 10 shillings; buildings 15 shillings; total value of 7 pounds 5 shillings.
  • #28a  James Rusk is leasing 15 acres and 30 perch of land and house and offices from John M’Fadden, M.D. Land is valued at 8 pounds 15 shillings and buildings at 1 pound; total value 9 pounds and 15 shillings.
  • #28b  James Rusk is leasing a house, valued at 5 shillings, to Christopher Ward.

Surnames other than Rusk which appear as “occupiers” in this Townland/neighborhood are: Mitchell, Gilmore, Cochrane, Lahy, Thistle,  Fitzsimon, Rogers, Roe, Reilly, Smyth, Taylor, Sullivan, Heartley and Ward.  A parochial school-house and land are located within this Townland. 

Shercock Parish, Clankee Barony, Bailieborough Union.

18?? Griffith’s Valuation.  Publication 26, page 90.  Shercock Parish.  Annaghierin Townland.  Ordinance Survey #28.

  • #11.  John Rusk is leasing 2 acres 2 rood and 20 perch of land valued at 1 Pound 15 Shillings from Henry Singleton.

Surnames other than Rusk which appear as “occupiers” in this Townland/neighborhood are: McEntee, Rock, McGee, White, McPhillips, Jones, Clarke, McCullagh,  Brennan, Jones, Singleton.

1825 Tithe Applotment Survey.  Microfilm Roll 5a. Tab 4/22.  Shercock Parish, Clankee Barony, Bailieborough Union.  Drumlum Townland. page 10.

  • #5. John Rusk, Sr.  gross amount: 9.1.30, 1st quality: 5.0.0, 2nd quality: 4.1.30, amount composition: 0.9.4.
    #6. John Rusk, Jr. gross amount: 22.2.0, 1st quality: 22.2.0, amount of composition: 1.6.3.
    #7. Robert Rusk. gross amount: 28?.2.17, 1st quality: 25.3.37, 3rd quality: 22.20, amount of composition: 1.11.5 3/4.

Other surnames in townland:  Huston, Jones. 

18?? Griffith’s Valuation.  Publication 26, page 95.  Shercock Parish. Drumlom Townland. Ordinance Survey #23.

  • #7a. John Rusk is leasing house offices and land from Henry Singleton.   Land is 64 acres, 3 rood and 21 perch, valued at 39 Pounds, 15 Shillings.  House and offices are valued at 1 Pound 5 Shillings.  Total valuation: 41 Pounds.
    #7b. John Rusk is leasing a house valued at 5 Shillings to James McWilliams.
    #7c. John Rusk is leasing a house valued at 5 Shillings to John Halfpenny.

Surnames other than Rusk which appear as “occupiers” in this Townland/neighborhood are:  Middleton, Campbell, Jones, Reburn, McCullagh, Rusk, McWilliams, Halfpenny, Heuston, White.  

1825 Tithe Applotment Survey.  Microfilm Roll 5a. Tab 4/22.  Shercock Parish, Clankee Barony, Bailieborough Union.  Lox Townland. page 19.

  • #26. Hamilton Rusk. gross amount: 31.2.25, 1st quality: 14.0.0, 2nd quality: 8.0.0, 3rd quality 9.2.25, amount composition: 1.6.10 1/2.  

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