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Some Historical Notes on the Guerin Surname in Co. Clare by Pat Guerin
Irish/Gaelic Origins: Freeholders List

See the list of Freeholders on the following pages; a note on the historical background to Freeholders and their voting rights is given in Appendix 2.

Co. Clare
There is one entry for the year 1783 – Patt Gerane.
There are seven (7) 1824 entries. These are :
Matt Geran
Denis Gerin
Five (5) others under the name Guerin.

Co. Tipperary
The following list of freeholder documents for Co. Tipperary (and Limerick) were searched for the name Guerin or any variant of the name. None were found.

NAI M 1321
List of Freeholders for Co. Tipperary for year 1776.

NAI M 1322
This is a list similar to the previous one, M1321, but for Co. Limerick for the year 1776; it was also searched without success.

NAI M 4910
“List of Freeholders of the County of Tipperary in the Year 1776.”

NAI Ms 787
This is a typescript copy of the List of Freeholders for Co. Tipperary for the years 1761 – 1788

GO Ms 422
This is a list of Freeholders for Co. Tipperary for the years 1775 – 1776.

NAI OPI Volume II OP797 and 798
These papers consist of a set of individual lists, ordered by Barony, of Freeholders for Co. Tipperary for the year 1830. The topmost list carries the title “Baronial Registry from 1805 to ‘30”. Ballina town lies in the Barony of Owney & Arra.

1783: Ms 14795, NLI(GO) 1824: Crown & Peace, NAI

Year

No.

Name

Place of Abode

Place of Freehold

Value

Observations

Surname

Forename

1783

1824

1824

1824

1824

1824

1824

1824

1824

175

Gerane

Geran

Gerin

Guerin

Guerin

Guerin

Guerin

Guerin

Guerin

Patt

Matt

Denis

Pat

Pat

Michael

James

Patrick

John

Tirgooneen

Derryabbert

Rosslara

Derrynleigh

Clongeheen

O'Briensbridge

Kilkerane

Granahan

Derrycalliff East

Tirgooneen

10

Objected as being a papist. Educating his children as papists.

(near Doolin)

(near Feakle)

(near Tulla)

(near Oatfield)

(near Broadford)

(Kilkerin near Labasheeda; Kilkieran near Dromoland)

(near Newmarket-on-Fergus)

(near Crusheen)

 
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