Fanning Listings in Penders Census 1659 Co Tipperary Ireland

Census of Ireland 1659 was compiled by Sir William Petty and edited by Seamus Pender. It gave the names of those who held title to the land and the total number of persons resident in each townland.

The format was as follows : Parishes, Townlands, Numbers of People Tituladoes Names: Eng. (Scotts) Irish. It gives the names of those who held title to the land and the total number of persons (English and Irish) resident in each townland, it also lists the principal Irish names in each barony and their number. According to Pender the term “Titulado” is best explained as referring to the principal person or persons of standing in any particular locality; such a person could have been of either sex, a nobleman, baronet, gentleman, esquire, military officer, or adventurer. The returns also give the names and numbers of the principal Irish, by barony.

In the Barony of Sleavordagh in Penders’ Census 1659, C0. Tipperary there are 31 Fanninges listed under “Principall Irish Names their Number”. The number of people in this Barony being 307 English and 2101 Irish.

In the Parish of Ballingarry at the place Mohobbur are 23 people and at the place Ballingarry there are 53. The Tituladoes or principal occupiers being Jeffery Fannying Esq and William Fannyng gent.

In the Parish of Killenule at the place Killeens there are 22 people with the tituladoe being Thomas Fannynge gent.

In Middlethird Barony there are 10 Faninges living.

Penders Census 1659 covering Co Tipperary can be viewed on The IrelandGenWeb Project site.

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