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The Tithes in County Cork 1830

Parish Townnland Name acres 
Ballymoney Kilvurra John Woulf 37 acres
Abel Woulf 30 acres
Kilmeen Caherkirky William Wolfe 51 acres
Richard Wolfe Jr 33 acres
James Wolfe and Silvester Keohane 28 poor quality acres


The Tithe Defaulters in County Cork 1831
Parishes included

Ballymoney Creagh Killeagh
Ballyvourney Drishane Nathlash
Clondrohid Ightermurrough Wallstown
Clonpriest Kildorrery  


The following names in the townland of Kilvorra (sic) are for those people in Kilvurra,   who defaulted or refused to pay their Tithes. 

The affidavit describes the unrest that gripped the county and the fear held by the clergy. In some parishes the clergy feared for their lives as bands of dissatisfied farmers made threats of retribution.

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NB Abil Wolfe should read Abel Wolfe.

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The list of clergymen in Co Cork who submitted affidavits for relief funds TitheD5.jpg (43005 bytes)
The amounts due and the total sum of tithe arrears clearly shows the hardship felt by the clergy.  TitheD1.jpg (31773 bytes)
This graph clearly indicates the high percentage of the population who were  prepared to break the law rather than pay the tithes. TitheD2.jpg (28669 bytes)



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