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 02_041

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A man by the name of Colonel Crosby was the Landlord of this Parish and he lived in Ballyheigue Castle. All the land of the parish belonged to him and for that reason the tenants had to pay him rent every year for the land. They had to work very hard to make out the rent. If this was not paid the tenants would be evicted without even being notified. There were two special days during the year on which the rent should be paid.
He was a good man in

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Collector
Mary Flahive
Gender
female
Address
Glenderry, Co. Kerry
Informant
Mr Flahive
Gender
male
Language
English