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NAMES: John OLIVER of Ballinahonebeg; Joshua McGEOUGH of Drumshill; Thomas PRENTICE. OTHER PLACES: Corran, Parish of Lisnadill.
Sharon Oddie Brown. August 6, 2009


1795 Aug 7-10

A house and bleach green.

To be let.

From the first day of November next, for a term of years, with or without a toties quoties covenant of renewal:

10 acres of land in the town land of Ballynahonebeg[1], within a mile of the city of Armagh. On the premises are an excellent dwelling house, two stories high, with sufficient offices. Also bleach mill and green, which has a full supply of water in the dry seasons.

To accommodate the tenant, 20 or 30 acres of land, in addition to the above, would be set for such term as of years as may be agreed on; apply to Mr. John Oliver[2] on the premises.

Said Mr. Oliver will, on Tuesday the 25th of August inst. sell by public auction, at the courthouse of Armagh, a lease with a toties quoties covenant of renewal of 77 acres of land in the town land of Corran[3], held at a small chief rent under Joshua McGEough[4], Esq. In said lands there is a quantity of excellent turf bog.

For particulars apply as above, or to Mr. Thomas PRENTICE[5], Armagh. Ballynahonebeg, 1 August 1795.


[1] Ballynahonebeg, Parish of Lisnadill, Co. Armagh

[2] John OLIVER (1764-bet 1796-1798). His birth date is based on the fact that his parents married in 1794. He had two sisters, Mary & Elizabeth who were “of the Kennedies”. Son of Joseph OLIVER (1727-1798).

[3] Corran, a townland in the Parish of Lisnadill, Co. Armagh

[4] Joshua McGEough (1747-1817) of Drumshill in the County of Armagh AKA Drumsill, Parish of Grange, Co. Armagh. NOTE: A William McGEOGH witnessed a Ballinahonebeg deed 360-85-241557 Feb 10, 1784. Also, in 1739, May 17 DEED 93-514-661, a Joshua McGEOGH of Drumsill witnessed  a HAMILTON-GILLMER deed. CHECK deed 704-529-482264 McGEOGH-NIMMO re: Tullymore. NOTE: It is interesting that a map showed that part of Tullymore, Co. Armagh was part of the estate of Joshua McGough Esq, held by John Oliver, 1794. Surveyed by Patrick Rock, scale 20 poles to 1 inch. SOURCE: D3300/40 NOTE: There is a great deal more about him at: McGEOUGH-BONDS of Armagh

[5] Thomas PRENTICE He shows up as a witness: http://www.thesilverbowl.com/documents/1796Apr1-OLIVER-SCOTT.html The PRENTICE family and the OLIVER family often seem intertwined in their business dealings.



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