Lurgan Ancestry: 1758 Residents of Lurgan, County Armagh
About this Lurgan Ancestry record
This collection of residents names in Lurgan county Armagh was recorded by employees of Lord Lurgan fro the Brownlow Estate in 1758. The Brownlow family were of English origins and arrived in Ireland in the early 17th century during the plantation of Ulster.
John Brownlow offered himself as an undertaker of lands in O'Neilland, stating that he was worth £150 per annum and that he wanted 2,000 acres. He was granted the middle proportion of Doughcarron containing 1,500 acres at a total rent of £8 to hold for ever, May 29th 1610.
In 1884, Lord Lurgan sold some of his land under the provision of the Ashbourne Land Purchase Act on the f following terms.
For lands in Electoral Division of Lurgan, 18 1/2 years, for holdings in Montiaghs 16 1/2 years, and for the rest of the estate 18 1/2 years. In the same year 1884, the Town Commissioner purchased the patent for the Market and Fair granted by Charles II to his ancestors from Lord Lurgan for £2,000.
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Oliver Turks, for tenement in Middle Row.
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Ballyblagh (Approx. where High Street is situated)
Tannaghmore South (approx. where Union Street is situated)
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