The Following List is taken from the
Parliamentary Papers 1841, Volume 23
Papers are available at the National Library in Dublin. They can also be found
on the wonderful EPPI (Enhanced Parliamentary Papers on Ireland, 1801 - 1922)
A meeting was held by
the Dundalk Union Board of Guardians on 22 July 1839 under the Chairmanship of
Thomas Fortescue Esq., and with 13 Guardians present, to set up a Valuation
Committee to determine how a fair and equitable rate could be established
throughout the Union.
The Committee was
made up of the following:
John Stratton, Esq.
[Lord Roden's Agent], Travers Wright, Esq., George McGusty, Esq., James
O'Callaghan, Esq., Thomas Byrne, Esq., Neil Kelly, Esq., Patrick Darcy, Esq.,
James McAlester, Esq., Donald McNeill, Esq., and M. W. Kenny, Esq.
Two Valuators were
employed, one for Dundalk town, Mr. M. Casey, a local builder and another for
the Rural area of the Union, Mr. McCann. Their findings were compared with those
of Griffith's Valuation and, in general, those valuations found in Griffith's
The following list
comprises those with properties in Dundalk Union of £10 valuation or more
registered between the years of 1833 and 1840. This list should be read in
conjunction with the 1833-1840 Dundalk Town £10 Valuations
page as it provides additional
information and also highlights some name differences.
There is only one property registered in Ardee (on which note, Ardee appears to
be included as part of Dundalk Union, something which I cannot explain).