CollectionLismore Castle Papers
Collection DescriptionWaterford City & County Archive holds the nineteenth century records of the Lismore Estate. The Lismore Estate refers to the estates of the Dukes of Devonshire and relates to lands largely situated in the counties of Waterford and Cork. Lismore Castle was and remains the seat of the Dukes of Devonshire in Ireland. The Lismore Castle Papers contain records on the administration of the estate, including, records on the running of Lismore Castle and Gardens, the Castle Farm, the woods, mountain, Lismore Sawmills and the Blackwater Fishery. The collection also includes detailed records on the tenants of the estate, including, rental books, tenant application books and tenant correspondence. The estate was also involved in a number of major projects in counties Waterford and Cork, such as, the introduction of the railways. []
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ReferenceBox 10

Material relating to Victor Christian William Cavendish, died 6 May 1938, includes, among other material, details of the tenants, their lands and rents with statements of ownership.
Includes material relating to the Court of Irish Land Commission, affidavits, correspondence, briefs relating to the land title of the estate, details of tenants, for example:
Irish Land Commission, Tallow electoral division, schedule of areas, gives the reference number, tenants' names, area statute, tenure and other remarks, for example:
Townland of Knockanore, number 1, Honora Geary, ARP 97/2/28 Judicial Agreement N1032/30 September 1890, agreed, file in name of former tenant, Maurice Geary.

AccessBy prior appointment.
Date1890; 1938
Century19th, 20th
Repository NameWaterford County Archives
AddressDungarvan Library Davitt's Quay Dungarvan County Waterford
EircodeX35 AV29
Telephone(058) 21144
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CommentSome of the information listed from this repository has been extracted from lists available in the archives. The lists were compiled by Joanne Rothwell and we are grateful for her assistance. Due to time constraints not all items in this repository were examined individually.