The Archives of the Valuation of Ireland 1830-1865
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Between 1830 and 1865, every piece of property in Ireland was valued, from on tiny plots of land to the great landed estates. The work of valuation created a large volume of archive that recorded the occupies of land and houses as well as details of the location, extent and quality of their property. The valuation achieves date from a period when few sources cover the whole country and are a rich resource for research ranching from family history to socio-economic study. This guide will assist researchers in understanding these complex documents.
Frances McGee worked an an archivist in the National Archives of Ireland for forty years.