Report from Her Majesty's Commissioners of Inquiry Into the State of the Law and Practice in Respect to the Occupation of Land in Ireland Volume 3

Report from Her Majesty's Commissioners of Inquiry Into the State of the Law and Practice in Respect to the Occupation of Land in Ireland Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1845 edition. Excerpt: ...quality at 18s. to 25s. The rents are not paid at one time, but at diiferent periods, for the convenience of the tenant; the full amount is however paid within the year. N o arrear has accrued on this estate during the last fifteen years, though on some holdings there is an old one outstanding against the tenant. 21. Have you had much subdivision of land in the district '?--No; we do not allow it. The lands in this neighbourhood are generally held directly from the proprietor in fee; and when leases fall in sub-tenants are retained in possession of their holdings. There are some cases of middlemen who make an immense profit by sublctting, and allowing mud hovels to be erected on their farms: for these 1 10.9. or 2, without land, is usually paid. In very few cases do we grant a lease, and I find fully as much improvement taking place where none is given--in many cases more; as at the close of a lease I observe a disinclination to improve, fearing some change, which is more likely to arise then than when the land is held at will, and matters proceed in a regular course without further valuation or inquiry. 22. Referring to the mode of agriculture adopted in the district, have you seen deep draining employed as a substitute for suhsoiling?--We have not any of it; for this reason, that most of our potato cultivation is by drills, and that system is applied to beds; and I have endeavoured to get them out of them--I think the drill cleans the ground so much better. 23. Does the tenant-right, or sale of good-will prevail in the district?--It is not in general openly assented to by landlords; but is I believe frequently practised, and permitted by them on removing tenants from their holdings, or making exchanges of land. This...show more

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