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 05_021

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The Landlord of this parish was Colonel Crosbie. He owned all the lands of Ballyheigue Every year all the tenants had to pay him a big sum of money called the rent.
He was very hard on the people who did not pay the rent, he would evict them immediately and then they would put in another new tenant.
When the tenants were busy at their own work, and if the Landlord had work to do for him, and if they did not go he would evict them.

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Collector
Bridie Carroll
Gender
female
Address
Tiduff, Co. Kerry
Informant
Ned Carroll
Gender
male
Address
Kerry Head, Co. Kerry
Language
English