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Leases for Lissaraw, Drumbally and Coolderry, all in the Parish of Creggan. Landlords Edward TIPPING; Richard JONES & John JOHNSTON.
Sharon Oddie Brown. February 25, 2013


1770 August 17. Belfast Newsletter. County of Armagh.


To be let, from November, 1770, for such Term of Lives or Years as may be agreed upon, in the whole or in separate terms, the Townland of Lisara[1], containing about 109 acres; the half town of Drumbally[2], containing about 59 acres; and two Tenements in Coolderry[3], about 10 acres each, all Plantation Measure. Said Lands are near the Church of Creggan, in the Barony of Upper Fews, have plenty of Turf and Water in them, and Limestone very convenient, and are situated within six miles of Dundalk, and ten of Newry, and six of Carrickmacross. Proposals to be received by Edward Tipping[4], Esq, at Mount Hil[5]l, near Dundalk; Richard Jones[6], Esq; at Dollandstown[7], near Killock[8]; or by Mr. John Johnston[9] at Urker, who will show the lands. No second proposal will be received from the same person, nor is there any preference promised.

[1] Lissaraw, Parish of Creggan, Co. Armagh. NOTE: It is two townlands south west of Urcher.

[2] Drumbally, Parish of Creggan, Co. Armagh. NOTE: It is on the eastern border of Liscalgot.

[3] Coolderry, Parish of Creggan, Co. Armagh. NOTE: It is south east of Urcher, and on the eastern boundary of Liscalgot,

[4] Edward TIPPING (?-1784), husband of Catherine HALL, and son of Thomas TIPPING and Mabella STANNUS. He was a well known landlord of his day.

[5] Mount Hill, Mounthill, Parish of Creggan, Co. Armagh and on the northern border of Co. Louth.

[6] Richard JONES of Dallardstown, Co. Meath. He married Elizabeth HALL, sister of the aforementioned Catherine HALL. He was a well known landlord of his day.

[7] Dollandstown aka Dollardstown, Parish of Painestown, Co. Meath, Ireland.

[8] Killock

[9] John JOHNSTON (1729-1816) at Urker. He was also of Woodvale, and was one of the sons of the John JOHNSTON the well known “tory hunter”.



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