1842 Rent Book

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1842 Rent Book document
On the eve of the Famine tenants on the Strokestown estate were in arrears, brought about following several bad harvests. By the time the blight arrived in 1845 some were up to five years in debt. The 1842 rental therefore presents a vista on the condition of the head tenants on the Strokestown estate.
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Sunday, 1 May, 1842
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