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Agricultural census of 1803 database

Scares about the threat of an invasion of Great Britain and Ireland by Napoleonic France recurred periodically during the late 1790s and the early years of the nineteenth century. During a scare in 1803 about an invasion of Ireland, resulting from the planned but abortive insurrection of that year, parish returns listing farmers and their ‘live’ and ‘dead stock’ were made.

This database includes the names and townlands of farmers in the manuscript returns for parishes in the Ballymoney area. The originals are in the National Archives of Ireland in Dublin.