Crown Eviction in Kilconcouse, Offaly in 1852

Crown Eviction in Kilconcouse, Offaly in 1852 (Courtesy of Mary Lee Dunn) Under 21-year leases let in 1829, the tenants of Kilconcouse, an 871-acre expanse in the parish of Kinnitty in County Offaly, paid their rents to the Crown fairly regularly until the Famine struck. In 1847, they asked for leniency and indulgence was bestowed … Continue reading Crown Eviction in Kilconcouse, Offaly in 1852