The Pathway From The Door
Thomas J. R. Glenny
Greatly appreciated by genealogists.
Size: A4 110 pagesA social history of Cotter-Farming and Handloom Weaving from it's early beginnings through to the end of the 19th. century. (1649-1900) Detailing the townlands of north County Armagh including the Birches, Tartaraghan, Milltown, Maghery, and south Lough Neagh hinterland.
Outlining the early Celtic history, the plantation period, and the establishment of the tenant farming system.
Detailing the rise of the cottage handloom weaving industry, it's mark on society and it's eventual decline.
Summarily tracing the path followed by countless numbers of emigrants following the 1845-50 famine years to The United States of America including localised statistical data.
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