School: Gleann Doire (C.) (roll number 10404)

Location:
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Teacher:
Cáit Bean Uí Gléathabhúir

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The Landlord

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The Schools’ Collection, Volume 0417D, Page 01_031

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The Landlord of this place some years ago was Colonel Crosby. He lived in the Castle of Ballyheige. He owned most of the land in this county. The Crosbies were descendants of the army of Cromwell who came to persecute the Catholics of this country. The officer who did the greatest amount of persecution, shooting, burning, and all kinds of fowl deeds was granted the largest portion of the area under his command.

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Collector
Eily Godley
Gender
female
Informant
Michael Godley
Gender
male
Age
50
Address
Dromatoor, Co. Kerry
Language
English