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HIST 803: Irish History, 1798 to the Present

Tithe Applotment Books

Tithe Applotment Books were compiled by civil parishes during the period of 1823 to 1837. They list all tenants who paid a tithe (a tax based on the size and quality of a tenant's farm) to the Established Church of Ireland.

The National Archives of Ireland provides access to the Tithe Applotment Books Online

A Map Showing the Distribution of Heads of Families with the Surname Desmond in the Tithe Applotment Books for County Cork, Ireland.