County Donegal

Taughboyne Parish, Raphoe North Barony, Londonderry and Strabane Unions.

1826 Tithe Applotment survey.  Microfilm Roll 31. Tab 7/32.  Listanagh Townland, pg. 21 & Momcen Townland, pg. 23.

John & Adam Gourley, pg. 21.
Matthew Vance, Robert Vance, Adam & Widow Sterret, Charles & Andrew Allison, pg. 23.

1826 Tithe Applotment survey.  Microfilm Roll 31. Tab 7/32.  Tullyannon Townland (#96). pg. 27.

  • #498.  David Risk.  survey cunningham measure: 40.1.39; composition tithe: 4.8.0.

1857 Griffith’s Valuation.  Publicaton 71, page 67.  Ballycushion Townland (Ord. S. 54 & 55).

  • #1A.a. James Rusk is leasing an office valued at 1 Pound; and 10 acres of land valued at 7 Pounds 10 Shillings from John Ferguson.
  • #1A.b. James Rusk is leasing a flax-mill valued at 5 Pounds from John Ferguson.
  • #1B. James Rusk is leasing 10 acres, 0 Rood, 20 Perch of land valued at 8 Pounds from John Ferguson.
  • #1C. James Rusk is leasing 5 acres, 2 Roo, 0 Perch of land valued at 2 Pounds 10 Shillings from John Ferguson.  Total Valuation for above is 24 Pounds.
  • #1B.a. James Rush is leasing House and garden to Charles Hamilton.  Land is 20 Perch valued at 3 Shillings and the house is vaued at 12 Shillings.  Total Valuation 15 Shillings.
  • #1B.b. James Rush is leasing a house valued at 10 Shillings to John Gorman.
  • #1B.c. James Rush is leasing a house valued at 10 Shillings to William Cannon.
  • #1B.d. James Rush is leasing a house valued at 10 Shillings to Mary McRudy.
  • #3.  James Rusk and Archibald Woods are jointly leasing 49 acres, 0 Rood, & 24 Perch of land valued at 4 Pounds 10 Shillings from John Ferguson.

Surnames other than Rusk which appear as “occupiers” in this Townland/neighborhood are: Hamilton, Gorman, Cannon, McRudy, Woods, Colhoun, Rob, Collins.

1857 Griffith’s Valuation.  Publicaton 69, page 173-174.  Parish of Lower Fahan, Meenagory Townland (Ord. S. 19 & 29).

  • #1a.  Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to William Gill, jun.  Land is 17 acres 3 rood, and 8 perch valued at 3 Pounds, 2 Shillings. Buildings are valued at 8 Shillings.  Total Valuation: 3 Pounds, 10 Shillings.
  • #2A&B.a Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Patrick Gill, sen.  Land for #2A is 13 acres, 0 rood, and 18 perch, valued at 1 Pound 10 Shillings.  Land for #2B.a is 5 acres 0 rood, and 37 Perch, valued at 1 Pound 15 Shillings.  Buildings for #2B.a are valued at 10 Shillings.  Total Valuation: 3 Pounds 15 Shillings.
  • #3a&b. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, & land to Owen and John Gill.  Land is 34 acres, 3 Rood, and 10 Perch, valued at 3 Pounds each for Owen and John Gill.  Buildings are valued at 10 Pounds each for Owen and John Gill.  Total Valuation is 3 Pounds 10 Shillings each for Owen and John Gill.
  • #4A&B.a.  Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Hugh Porter.
  • #5a.  Andrew Rusk is leasing house and land to James McAleeny.
  • #6A.a&B.  Andrew Rusk is leasing house offices and land to Patrick Gill, jun.
  • #8. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Roger Gill.
  • #9. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Patrick McRory.
  • #10. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Edward Lynch.
  • #11. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Jane McAleeny.
  • #12&13.  Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, land, herd’s ho., off, & land to William Lee.
  • #14.  Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Henry Harwood.
  • #15a&b. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, & land to John and Robert Ewen.
  • #16a. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, office, and land to Daniel Green.
  • #17. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to William Little.
  • #18a. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, offices, and land to Philip McDevitt.
  •  #19. Andrew Rusk is leasing house, office, and land to William Gill, Sen.
  • #20.a.  Andrew Rusk is leasing house, office and land to John Cooke.
  • #31a&b. Andrew Rusk is leasing houe, office, and land to Denis Duncan and William Duncan.

Note:  I have not yet extracted the acreage and valuation information for all households.  Also, Andrew Rusk is leasing most of the land in this townland.  Total Acreage in townland is: 736 acres, 2 rood, and 13 perch. 

1857 Griffith’s Valuation.  Publicaton 71, page 68.  Tober Townland (Ord. S. 54).

  • #2A&B.a. James Rusk is leasing houe, offices, & land from John Ferguson.  Land is 14 acres 3 Rood 21 Perch valued at 9 Pounds, 10 Shillings; & 123 acres 1 Rood, 35 Perch valued at 37 Pounds, 10 Shillings; House and Offices Valued at 12 Pounds.  Total Valuation: 59 Pounds.
  • #2B.b. James Rusk is leasing a house valued at 10 Shillings to John Curry.
  • #2B.c. James Rusk is leasing a house valued at 10 Shillings to James Elliott.

Surnames other than Rusk which appear as “occupiers” in this Townland/neighborhood are: Woods, Moore, Hayes, Curry, Elliott.

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