Littleton, Horse and Jockey and Two-Mile-Borris 1889 Bassett’s Co Tipperary Ireland

Descriptions in Bassett’s Directory 1889 of Littleton, Horse and Jockey and Two-Mile-Borris, Co Tipperary, Ireland:

Littleton, Thurles .

Population 157 in 1881- Trout fishing

Littleton, in the parish of Two Mile Borris, barony of Eliogarty, is 4 miles south-east of Thurles. The land of the district is used chiefly for tillage. Barley, Oats, potatoes, and turnips are the principal crops. In the district there are ruins of Ballybeg castle, the old church of Ballymoreen, and the remains of a large Danish fort at Ballydavid.

Catholic Churches at Moycarkey and Two-Mile-Borris.

Borris in 1818

Two Mile Borris, Thurles

Two Mile Borris is a village of 20 houses, in the parish of the same name. barony of Eliogarty, 3 miles, Irish, east by south from Thurles. The land of the district is good for pasture and tillage. There are remains of castles at Two Mile Borris and Coolcroo.

Catholic Ch., Priests, see Horse and Jockey and Littleton

Horse and Jockey, Thurles

Horse and Jockey, a village of 6 houses, in the parish of Moycarkey, barony of Eliogarty, is a station on the Southern Railway, 5 3/4 miles, English, south-east of Thurles. The land of the district has a limestone basis, and is good for pasture and tillage. It is excellent sheep country. There are extensive remains of the castle of Moycarkey, on the estate of Mr. John Max. It was at one time occupied as the residence of the Cantwell family, and has a large square tower, with high surrounding wall. A fissure in the tower was caused by lightning over a hundred years ago. There are remains also of Granna(? )Castle, on the estate of Mr James Myers. The village of Ballinure, 6 houses, 3 3/4 miles, Irish, to the south, is part of the postal district of Horse and Jockey. Catholic Church”

Fanning and Darmody Listings in Bassett’s Directory 1889 Co Tipperary Ireland

Bassett’s Directory by George Henry Bassett was a manual and directory for manufacturers, merchants, traders, professional men, land-owners, farmers, tourists, anglers and sportsmen generally. It was published in 1889.

All of Bassett’s Directory for County Tipperary is on the Rare Clonmel site.

After their occupation, the street or townland is listed, followed by the town name.

Mrs C Fanning Farmers, Residents, Lissaroon Bouladuff. Bouladuff is a townland of 252 acres 3 roods 17 perches in the Civil Parish of Inch.

Wm Fanning Farmers, Residents, Templenahurney Bansha

John Fanning Farmers, Residents, Lacken Tipperary

James Fanning, Farmers, Residents Glenreighbeg Holycross

Martin Fanning Farmers, residents Borris Two Mile Borris

Martin Fanning Grocers Limerick St Roscrea Wholesale & Family Grocer, Tea, Wine & Spirit merchant, also Mineral Water Manufacturer.

Thos Fanning Grocers New St Thurles

Wm Fanning Farmers, Residents Clondoty Templemore

Wm Fanning Farmers, Residents Kilvilcorris Templemore

James Fanning Farmers, ResidentsBarracurragh Ballycahill

Jas Fanning Schools Parochial Cashel

Fanning Painters Master Stephen St Clonmel Fanning Bros

Pat Darmody Town Commissioners Thurles.

James Darmody Farmers, Residents Kilross Kilross

Daniel Darmody Farmers, Residents Beakstown Holycross

Jerh Darmody Farmers, Residents Beakstown Holycross

John Darmody Farmers, Residents Ballinvoher Clonmel

James Darmody Farmers, Residents Waller’s Lot Cashel

John Darmody Farmers, Residents Rathordan Cashel

Michl Darmody Grocers Henry St 92 Tipperary