The Civil Survey. Counties of Donegal, Londonderry and Tyrone (1937)
Book ID: 63549
The Civil Survey. Counties of Donegal, Londonderry and Tyrone. The Civil Survey A.D. 1654-1656. Counties of Donegal, Londonderry and Tyrone. With the Return of Church Lands for the Three Counties. Prepared for Publication with Introductory Notes by Robert C. Simington. Dublin: Stationery Office, 1937. Pp xxxv, 453. Finely bound in full green Morocco, spine with raised bands, compartments ruled and lettered in gilt, inner gilt fillet roll and marbled endpapers, all edged in gilt.
Volume Three of the Irish Manuscripts Commission series.
The Civil Survey (1654-6) was an inventory of the proprietors and their property as it had been prior to the 1641 rebellion, with the proprietors identified by religion. The records of this survey have survived for most parts of ten counties. Edited by Robert Simington who oversaw their publication by the Irish Manuscripts Commission between 1931 and 1961.