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From: "Edward Andrews" <>
Subject: Re: Laghey-Plantations?
Date: Fri, 24 Dec 1999 20:04:48 -0000
Sorry, but you are a little bit confused. The Ulster Plantation is not an
area of land, but an organised movement of people. A kind of migration
What you think of as a plantation is called an estate in Ireland.
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----- Original Message -----
From: Bob Rice <>
Sent: Friday, December 24, 1999 1:49 PM
> Have located area where my ancestor left Ireland.
> He arrived in the American Colonies in 1736 with a Certificate
> signed by his rector from Killyman, Co Tyrone.
> The town (townland?) that the rector's church is in is Laghey.
> Now, do I try to find the Plantation names?
> Is there someplace to look for the list of plantations in that area?
> Just how large is an individual plantation and how many families are
> involved in a particular plantation?
> Thanks and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!