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N.C. Colonial Land Grants - Lord Proprietor and Royal Grants (1712-1775) By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains photographs of original grants that were NOT delivered to the grantee. These grants remained in the Sec. of State's office. Most grants include plats. The State Archive... More > (Raleigh)has these original grants, but remain uncataloged (per grant). This book provides a catalog, and index by location (river, stream, fords, adj propery owners), name of grantee, etc. The plats can contain detailed drawings which could assist researchers. See the back cover for counties and quantity of grants in this collection. These grants are from Lord Proprietors, King George II and George III.< Less
Proprietor Grants of North Carolina - A Collection of Original Grants (1672-1728) By Stewart Dunaway
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This book contains images of ORIGINAL Proprietor Grants. These rare (and early) grants were found in a number of manuscript collections across the State of N.C. - Each grant has a computer generated... More > plat (if possible) showing the land and associated streams, corners etc. This book includes an in depth review of the Proprietors history - as well as their petition to the King to sell him back their interest. All but one Proprietor agreed with the King, and Lord John Carteret will become Earl Granville and then have his one-eighth ownership allocated to him in North Carolina. This will be known as the Granville District - and the Granville Land Grants. NOTE: THIS BOOK IS NOT A COMPLETE REFERENCE to all 3,400 grants. M. Hofmann has already published a book of abstracts for all these records. However, NO original grants or survey plats were included.< Less
Lord John Carteret, Earl Granville - His Life History and the Granville Grants By Stewart Dunaway
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This book detail the history of the Carteret, Granville, Thynne, Fermor and other families, pertaining to the Carteret’s. John Carteret will inherit from his grandfather his 1/8 interest in the... More > Lord Proprietor grant from King Charles II. John Carteret will be the only one of the eight inheritors who will retain his portion and establish his territory in North Carolina. This 1/8 portion is defined and granting of land will being in the 1740s. This book covers all aspects of what is well known as the Granville Grant. Modern maps are used to illustrate the magnitude of the original grant wording (Proprietors as well), and a detailed look into the calculation of Carteret’s 1/8 portion. No other book has been dedicated to this topic, including following the land to the Thynne’s.< Less
Brunswick Town and Wilmington By Baylus C. Brooks
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This story of Brunswick Town, the Cape Fear region’s first port city, provided a deep-water port that accommodated trans-Atlantic shipping on the only easily accessible river in the colony of... More > North Carolina. Contemporary accounts stated that it was like to be a “flourishing place,” while town lot sales reflected its profitability in 1731. However, Brunswick Town was not destined to remain and its founder, Maurice Moore and his family would suffer great economic trials as a result of the founding of Wilmington across the river. Gov. George Burrington's opposition to the Family was wholly political. Brunswick Town barely lasted until the American Revolution and today, remains only a vague memory. Baylus C. Brooks, author of Blackbeard Reconsidered: Mist's Piracy, Thache's Genealogy, delivers another brand new view of North Carolina's history!< Less
RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND FOR IRELAND 1874 By Richard Hopkins
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The Return of Owners of Land arose from the question put in the House of Lords on 19 February 1872 by the Earl of Derby to the Lord Privy Seal "whether it was the intention of Her Majesty's... More > Government to take any steps for ascertaining the number of proprietors of land and houses in the United Kingdom, with the quantity of land owned by each proprietor". Thus, in 1872 Local Government Boards were ordered to compile a list of owners of land from ratings records, and published in 1875 as The Return of Owners of Land, 1873. (House of Commons Papers 1874 (C.1097) Parts 1 and 2). The Return shows the holding, in acres, roods and poles, and estimated yearly rental, of all holdings over 1 acre. It is also sometimes referred to as the Modern Domesday. This PDF file for Ireland contains over 200 pages covering every parish in Ireland.< Less
RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND FOR ANGLESEY, WALES 1873 By Richard Hopkins
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The Return of Owners of Land arose from the question put in the House of Lords on 19 February 1872 by the Earl of Derby to the Lord Privy Seal "whether it was the intention of Her Majesty's... More > Government to take any steps for ascertaining the number of proprietors of land and houses in the United Kingdom, with the quantity of land owned by each proprietor". Thus, in 1872 Local Government Boards were ordered to compile a list of owners of land from ratings records, and published in 1875 as The Return of Owners of Land, 1873. (House of Commons Papers 1874 (C.1097) Parts 1 and 2). The Return shows the holding, in acres, roods and poles, and estimated yearly rental, of all holdings over 1 acre. It is also sometimes referred to as the Modern Domesday. This is the 1873 returns for Anglesey, Wales.< Less
RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND FOR DENBIGH, WALES 1873 By Richard Hopkins
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The Return of Owners of Land arose from the question put in the House of Lords on 19 February 1872 by the Earl of Derby to the Lord Privy Seal "whether it was the intention of Her Majesty's... More > Government to take any steps for ascertaining the number of proprietors of land and houses in the United Kingdom, with the quantity of land owned by each proprietor". Thus, in 1872 Local Government Boards were ordered to compile a list of owners of land from ratings records, and published in 1875 as The Return of Owners of Land, 1873. (House of Commons Papers 1874 (C.1097) Parts 1 and 2). The Return shows the holding, in acres, roods and poles, and estimated yearly rental, of all holdings over 1 acre. It is also sometimes referred to as the Modern Domesday. This is the return for Denbigh, Wales, and is an excellent genealogical resource for anyone searching for their ancestors in Wales.< Less
RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND FOR CARNARVON, WALES 1873 By Richard Hopkins
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The Return of Owners of Land arose from the question put in the House of Lords on 19 February 1872 by the Earl of Derby to the Lord Privy Seal "whether it was the intention of Her Majesty's... More > Government to take any steps for ascertaining the number of proprietors of land and houses in the United Kingdom, with the quantity of land owned by each proprietor". Thus, in 1872 Local Government Boards were ordered to compile a list of owners of land from ratings records,and published in 1875 as The Return of Owners of Land, 1873. (House of Commons Papers 1874 (C.1097) Parts 1 and 2). The Return shows the holding, in acres, roods and poles, and estimated yearly rental, of all holdings over 1 acre. It is also sometimes referred to as the Modern Domesday. This is the return for Carnarvon, Wales, and is an excellent genealogical resource for anyone searching for their ancestors in Wales.< Less
RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND FOR CARDIGAN, WALES 1873 By Richard Hopkins
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The Return of Owners of Land arose from the question put in the House of Lords on 19 February 1872 by the Earl of Derby to the Lord Privy Seal "whether it was the intention of Her Majesty's... More > Government to take any steps for ascertaining the number of proprietors of land and houses in the United Kingdom, with the quantity of land owned by each proprietor". Thus, in 1872 Local Government Boards were ordered to compile a list of owners of land from ratings records, and published in 1875 as The Return of Owners of Land, 1873. (House of Commons Papers 1874 (C.1097) Parts 1 and 2). The Return shows the holding, in acres, roods and poles, and estimated yearly rental, of all holdings over 1 acre. It is also sometimes referred to as the Modern Domesday. This is the return for Cardigan, Wales< Less
RETURN OF OWNERS OF LAND FOR CARMARTHEN, WALES 1873 By Richard Hopkins
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The Return of Owners of Land arose from the question put in the House of Lords on 19 February 1872 by the Earl of Derby to the Lord Privy Seal "whether it was the intention of Her Majesty's... More > Government to take any steps for ascertaining the number of proprietors of land and houses in the United Kingdom, with the quantity of land owned by each proprietor". Thus, in 1872 Local Government Boards were ordered to compile a list of owners of land from ratings records,and published in 1875 as The Return of Owners of Land, 1873. (House of Commons Papers 1874 (C.1097) Parts 1 and 2). The Return shows the holding, in acres, roods and poles, and estimated yearly rental, of all holdings over 1 acre. It is also sometimes referred to as the Modern Domesday. This is the return for Carmarthen, Wales, and is an excellent genealogical resource for anyone searching for their ancestors in Wales.< Less

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