OF 1630, Co. FERMANAGH
Bill Barber has contributed various Fermanagh Muster Rolls
and Census lists which appear in "Parish of
"Glimpses of Old Derrygonnelly" by Willie Parke.
Willie Parke has given his permission for extracts from his
publications to appear on Fermanagh Gold.
information covers these landlords and locations:
Sir John Hume, Knight, undertaker of 3,500 acres HERE
Sir William Cole, Knight,
undertaker of 1,000 acres HERE
Mr Archdale, undertaker
of 2,000 acres HERE
James Lord Ballfoure,
Barron of Clannally, Undertaker of 5,000 acres HERE
Barony of Lurg
undertaker of 2,000 acres:
There is listed James Irwin who had a sword and callener and a
William Irwin who had a sword and pike and Ffrancis Irwin with a
sword and pike.
undertaker of 2,000 acres: Christopher Irwin had a sword and
pike; Christopher Calvert had a sword and callener and ffrancis
Irwin had no armes and John Irwin had a sword and callener.
churchlands being 1,000 acres George Irwin and Richard Irwin are
among the 7 names.
Barony of Clankelly:
Edward Hatton, Archdeacon
of Ardagh, undertaker of 1,000 acres Cloncare (or
Knockballymore). There is listed a John Irwin with a snaphance
Barony of Tirkenedy:
Churchlands being 1,500 acres A James Irwin is listed as having
SUMMARY OF NAMES IN THE MUSTER LISTS
9 Smith, Wilson
8 Brown, Hall, Moore, Thomson
6 Anderson, Bell Clarke, Mitchell, Ossenbrooke, Rogers, West,
5 Barton, Carleton, ffraye, Henderson, Maxwell, Mophat, Scot,
4 Allen, Atkinson, Crawford, Ewat, Greg, Montgomery, Murray,
Noble, Notley, Portis, Rennick, Walker
3 Amerson, Burney, Brock, Black, Burse, Car, Cooke, Duffyn,
ffrizell, ffoster, Gibson, Good, Goodfellow, Hayes, Harrison,
Hemiston, Hogg, Hume, Knowells, Middlebroke, Ogle, Pageot,
Presby, Readman, Robinson, Souage. Spence, Steele, Wallis,
Westby, Widson, Williams, Williamson, Warrall
2 Dundas and other surnames
Peter Duffin was a captain in Atkinson' Muster Roll
The information contained here can be found in several
"Trimble's History of Enniskillen", pages 205-6.
2. Sanders, Styles and Gower;
Descendants of William and John Dundass", p. 33-35.
3. Copy of the Muster Rolls,
Presbyterian Historical Society, Belfast
4. Original MSS 4770, Muster
Rolls, British Museum
Further information about the Muster Roll
available at the
All names have been entered into the Fermanagh Gold database
with a link back to this explanatory page.
A glossary covering most of the items in the Muster Rolls can be
Contributed by Bill Barber