Primary Valuation Book.

The Primary Valuation was carried out by the Valuation Office during the period 1846-65. Under this valuation, every building and holding of land (or tenement) in Ireland was valued individually. The resulting information was used to assess liability for local taxation and

A Sense of Place | History | Taxation


Tithe Applotment Book.

Tithes were a tax on agricultural produce which was payable by the occupiers of agricultural land. They were the main source of income for the parish clergy of the Church of Ireland (the largest Protestant church and the church established by law). In the 1820s, tithes were

A Sense of Place | History | Tithe War, 1829-1838