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
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.
NB Abil Wolfe should read Abel Wolfe.
The list of clergymen in Co Cork who submitted affidavits for relief funds The amounts due and the total sum of tithe arrears clearly shows the hardship felt by the clergy. This graph clearly indicates the high percentage of the population who were prepared to break the law rather than pay the tithes.
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