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Baron of Columbkille  - The lands of Smere and Northern Longford

Baron of Lough Gowna or Culumbkille of Longford 1620 - Grant "in Capite by Military Service.  All lands of Smere, Carnedronee, Rosduffe, Drumshanaly, Faghowry, Doonbeggan, Cheynrath, Birenagh, Crott, Aghagagh, Dromowry, Aghekine, Lisgarry, Agherclogh.


VIII. 17.-—“ Grant from the King to Richard, Lord Baron of Delvin. —Longford  County. The lands of Smere, 215a. of pasture, 147a. bog and wood, and 282a. of mountain; Cornedronee, 92a. pasture, and 206a. bog and wood; Rosseduife, Drumshanaly, and Faghowry, 1,000a. pasture, and 332a. bog and wood; Doonbeggan, 69a. pasture, and 66a. bog and wood; Cleynragh, 137a. pasture, and 100a. bog and wood; Birrenagh and Crott, 265a. pasture, 75a. wood and bog, and 197a. mountain; Aghagagh and Dromowry, 1 cartron and quarter, 230a. pasture; Aghekine and Lisgarry, 228a. pasture, and 106a. bog and wood ; Agherclogh, 7 8a. pasture, and 55a. bog and wood, with a common and a mountain belonging to the above lands, 212a. pasture and 638a. mountain; Ballyranell and Coolegawen, 50a.; Ballyneraghan, 111a.; Portegurtenwoghtragh, 50a. ; Portegurtenyeightragh, 50a.; Cartronvore, 27a. pasture, and 84a. bog and wood; also the lands of Creeve, adjoining the lands of Ballyneraghan; total, 2,970a. pasture, 2,288a. bog, wood, and mountain; rent, pasture lands, £ 30 7s. 8§d., Engl.; bog and wood, £4 15s. 4d. To hold in capite, by military service, with a provision that the said Richard, Lord Baron of Delvin, is not to assume the name, style, or title of ‘ the Great O’Farrall,’ in giving or paying any rent, taxation, or service, or divide the lands before mentioned according to the Irish custom of gavelkind, otherwise this patent to be wholly void.—All the lands granted under the commission for the plantation of Longford and Ely O’Carroll’s territory, are subject to the covenants set out in Art. N 0. 11. 17th.”





Gasan Academic Publishing Company, 2002 - Gowna, Lough (Ireland) - 561 pages 
Citation of Smere Columbkille Grant