Small Sources 5: Labourers in Kilcavan Parish, Wexford 1850.

37 Labourers on the Thomas Meyler Estate in townland of Harristown, Parish of Kilcavan, Wexford 1850. A Workmen’s account book with dates worked and payments to each worker. Payments vary from 4d to 12d (1 shilling) per day with women at 4d and most males paid 6d plus. They are arranged in couples or family groups as indicated below with one page per individual or group (with some exceptions as in the illustration). The original is in National Library of Ireland Ms. 5356. As usual, if you make a connection with anyone on this list, we would be interested to hear.

Mary Bryan
James and Pat Butler (Jim in some entries)
Owen, Bid and Nell Carroll
James and John Cleary
Ally and Mary Cleary
Anne Corish
Jim Dorney
Peter Finn
Richard French
Nichl. Howlin
James Kaine
Thomas and Nelly Kelly
Paddy Kelly (Mower)
Andy Kelly
John Murphy
John McDaniel and Cath Scallan
Mary Maloy
Philip, Mary and Ally Moran
Nichl. Murphy
Paddy Redmond
Thomas Roach
Paddy Roach
Ann and Pat Roach
Dolly Walsh
James Walsh
Richd. Westnot
Richd. Williams

(Blog contributor: Jim Ryan 4.9.2013)

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