County Focus: Leitrim
The Statistical Survey of County Leitrim surveyed the county's manufacturing and rural economy.
In practice it contains a lot of pre-Famine local detail that is incredibly useful in providing context for family history investigations. In the case of Leitrim, a very grim picture has been painted as to the suffering of its inhabitants. The Agricultural Labourer Part I continues with this theme in the post-Famine period, looking at the social conditions in parts of Leitrim, as well as other Irish counties.
If you're interested in landed gentry, The Crofton Memoirs describes the genealogy of the Crofton and related families in Connaught, including Leitrim. It is also a good account of Tudor period landholding and governance in Ireland.
Finally, County Leitrim is covered by a number of Slater's Directories Connaught section. Eneclann have published the directories for 1824, 1846, 1870, 1881 and 1894.
View our full range of titles for County Leitrim or visit the Eneclann shop to see what we have for your county.