Photos, figures and sources
Photos and images
Earls of Leitrim: photos of first three Earls of Leitrim, Countess of Leitrim and Leitrim coat of arms
Clements family tree
Lough Rynn estate
Mohill and its environs
National Library of Ireland Archives
Some copies of Rent Notices and Agreements from Lough Rynn.
Griffith's Valuation 1856
Check if your family lived in Leitrim in 1856 and were recorded in Griffith's Valuation.  The database for Leitrim is far from complete, but you may be lucky.
The LEITRIM-ROSCOMMON 1901 Census Search Page
Check if your family lived in Leitrim or Roscommon in 1901 by entering what details you know in their exceptional database.
Census figures for population in County
For years 1841, 1851 and 1861. Shows numbers of males and females for each year, plus visitors and servants.
Employment in County Leitrim
For years 1841, 1851 and 1861. Classifies families according to their chief employment - agriculture, trade/manufacturing or other pursuits, and according to the source of their income.
Literacy in County Leitrim
 For years 1841, 1851 and 1861. Shows numbers of males and females who can read and write, read only, and who can neither read nor write.
Inmates in Mohill Workhouse
During the Famine years, the numbers of people in Mohill workhouse shot up.
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Click here to read about Mohill Workhouse and conditions there >>>
Click here to read about Lord Leitrim's involvment in Mohill Workhouse >>>
Housing in Leitrim
After the famine, the number of houses occupied by the poorest labourers plummeted - as many died or emigrated.
The statistics present the stark reality of a permanently changed Ireland.
For more on how the Famine affected the population and social landscape of Ireland, click here >>>
For a comprehensive list of primary and secondary sources used here.