School: Scrabagh (roll number 11202)

Location:
Scrabbagh, Co. Roscommon
Teacher:
Mrs Rose Ffrench

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The Local Landlords

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0254, Page 105

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The Local Landlords.
In olden times, there were many Landlords in this district.
They owned farms consisting of a few thousand acres each. They lived in beautiful residences each called "House"; employed a large staff of servants entertained lavishly and then on the other hand they were sometimes very tyrannical in their treatment of the tenants on their estates.
In the Charlestown area near Drumsna the landlord was

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Collector
Vincent O' Beirne
Gender
male
Language
English