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The 1631 Muster Roll Of Co Fermanagh, Ireland
(Now Northern Ireland)

The 1631 Muster Roll of Co. Fermanagh (Manuscript 4770 in the British Musuem) was copied and printed in THE HISTORY OF ENNISKILLEN WITH REFERENCES TO SOME MANORS IN CO. FERMANAGH by W. Copeland Trimble. Enniskilllen: Printed and published by William Trimble, 1919. A copy of this difficult to find muster roll was provided by John Beatty of the Allen County Library, Ft. Wayne, Indiana. Ray Beaty extracted the following Beatty information from the document in 1998.

THE UNDERTAKERS AND THEIR MEN OF CO FERMANAGH
FERMANAGH, THE UNDERTAKERS

Balfoure, Lord James, Barron of Clannally 5000 acres, Castlebalfour estate, 99 men
Knight, Sir William Cole, Baroney Magherbuy 1000 acres, 68 men
Archdale, Mr., Barony de Magherbuy 2000 acres, 48 men
Hammelton, Mrs. (widdowe) 1500 acres, 24 men Widow to Lord ArchBp of Cashell, deceased
Hume, Sir John, Knight, Barony de Magherboy 3500 acres, 90 men
Hume, George Esq., Barony de Magherboy 1000 acres, 29 men
Lowther, Sir Gerrard, Barony de Lourgg 2000 acres, 47 men
Honings, Mr., Barony de Lurgg 1000 acres (Rossgweer), 24 men
fflowerdew, Mr., Barony de Lourgg 2000 acres (Edernagh/Ederney), 22 men
Blennerhassett, ffrancis, Esq. Barony de Lourgg Undertake of 1,000 acres [Bannaghmore]
Woorell, Sir Hugh, Knight, Barony of Clankelly 1000 acres (Armagh Manor), 19 men
Higgett, James, Lord Bishop of Killfanora 1000 acres (Manor Heygate), 22 men
Waterhouse, Charles Esq., Barony de Clankelly 1000 acres (Manor Waterhouse), 12 men
Hatton, Edward, Archdeacon of Ardagh 1000 acres (Cloucare or Knockballymore),44 men
Sedburrogh, Mr., Barony of Clankelly 1000 acres (Mount Sedborough), 16 men
Dunbar, Sir John, Knight, Barony of Magherboy 1000 acres (Manor of Drumcro/Dromore/Dromadown), 10 men
Adwick, Mr., Halfe Barony of Knockneeney 1000 acres (Aghalane), 6 men
Butler, Sir Stephen, Knight 3000 acres (Dresternan & Laytrim), 92 men Barony de Kocknyny and Cole (Coole)
Dillon's, Lord, Barony de Tyrkenedy 1500 acres ( Dillon's servitors land), 27 men
Cole, Sir William, Barony de Tyrkenedy (Cole's servitors' lands), 13 men
Atkinson, Capt. Roger, Barony de Tyrkenedy 1000 acres (Atkinson's servitors lands) (Castlecoole), 25 men
Goer, Sir Ralph, Knight, Barony de Tyrkenedy 1000 acres (Goer's servitors' lands) Manor of Carrick, 31 men
Hastings, Lord, Churchlands, Barony de Tirkenedy 1500 acres (Lisgoole), 41 men
Archdal's, Mr. Tenants on his Churchlands 1000 acres, 14 men Barony de Magherboy
Blennerhasset, Leonard, Churchlands 1000 acres, 7 men Barony de Lurg
Brewerton, Lady, Churchlands 2000 acres, 15 men Barony de Lurg
Graham, Lt. William, Churchlands 500 acres, 8 men Half Barony de Clankelly
ffullerton, Mr., Gleeblands 120 acres, 2 men The Baroney de __________
Willoby, Mr., Churchlands 300 acres, 6 men Barony de Clan
Mountgomery, Mr. Hugh, Churchlnds 1000 acres, 11 men Barony de Tyrkenedy

THE MEN OF THE UNDERTAKERS
    ARMSTRONG, BEATTY:

    Balfoure, Lord James, Barron of Clannally    5000 acres, Castlebalfour estate, 99 men
Beaty, John    -Sword onely    -1630-Co Fermanagh
Beaty, John    -Pike onely
Beatty, John    -Sword onely
Beaty, Adam (the younger)    -Pike onely
Beaty, Arthur    -No armes
Beaty, William    -No armes
Beaty, David    -No armes
Beaty, Adam    -No armes
Beatty, Matthew    -No armes
Beatty, John    -No armes
Armstrong, Adam    Sword onely
Armstrong, James    Sword onely
Armstrong, Robert    No armes

    Knight, Sir William Cole, Baroney Magherbuy    1000 acres, 68 men
Beaty, Thomas    -Sword and pike
Beaty, Richard    -Sword and callener
Armestrong, John    Sword and musket
Armestrong, Lancelut    Sword onely
Armstrong, James    No armes

    Archdale, Mr., Barony de Magherbuy    2000 acres, 48 men
Armestrong, Archball    Sword and snaphance
Armestrong, Alexander    Sword and callener
Armestrong, John    Sword and snaphance

    Hammelton, Mrs. (widdowe)    1500 acres, 24 men     --Widow to Lord ArchBp of Cashell, deceased
Beaty, William    -Sword and pike

    Hume, Sir John, Knight, Barony de Magherboy    3500 acres, 90 men
Armestrong, George    No armes

    Hume, George Esq., Barony de Magherboy    1000 acres, 29 men
Armstrong, James    Sword and snaphance
Armstrong, William    Sword and pike

    Lowther, Sir Gerrard, Barony de Lourgg    2000 acres, 47 men
Bayty, Andrew    -Sword and callener
Bayty, George    Sword and pike
Bayty, William (younger)    -Sword and pike
Baity, Robert    -Sword and callener
Baetye, Hugh    -Sword and callener
Baetye, David    - Sword and callender
Bayty, Walter    - Sword onely
Baety, John    - No armes
Baety, William    - No armes

    Honings, Mr., Barony de Lurgg    1000 acres (Rossgweer), 24 men
None

    fflowerdew, Mr., Barony de Lourgg    2000 acres (Edernagh/Ederney), 22 men
None

    Blennerhassett, ffrancis, Esq. Barony de Lourgg     Undertake of 1,000 acres [Bannaghmore]
Armestrong, William    No armes

    Woorell, Sir Hugh, Knight, Barony of Clankelly    1000 acres (Armagh Manor), 19 men
Armstrong, William    Sword and snapance
Armstrong, Thomas    Sword onely

    Higgett, James, Lord Bishop of Killfanora    1000 acres (Manor Heygate), 22 men
None

    Waterhouse, Charles Esq., Barony de Clankelly    1000 acress (Manor Waterhouse), 12 men
None

    Hatton, Edward, Archdeacon of Ardagh    1000 acres (Cloucare or Knockballymore),44 men    -Barony de Clankelly
Beaty, John    - Sword and pike
Beaty, George    - Pike onely
Beaty, William    - Pike onely
Beaty, John (younger)    -Sword and pike
Beaty, John    - No armes
Armestrong, Archdall    Pike onely
Armestrong, Arch    No armes

    Sedburrogh, Mr., Barony of Clankelly    1000 acres (Mount Sedborough), 16 men
None

    Dunbar, Sir John, Knight, Barony of Magherboy    1000 acres (Manor of Drumcro/Dromore/Dromadown), 10 men
None

    Adwick, Mr., Halfe Barony of Knockneeney    1000 acres (Aghalane), 6 men
None

    Butler, Sir Stephen, Knight    3000 acres (Dresternan & Laytrim), 92 men Barony de Kocknyny and Cole (Coole)
None

    Dillon's, Lord, Barony de Tyrkenedy    1500 acres ( Dillon's servitors land), 27 men
Baiteye, Gavin    - Sword onely
Armstrong, John    Sword onely
Armstrong, John    Sword and pike
Armstrong, William    Sword and pike
Armestrong, Rynnyon    Sword and pike
Armstrong, William    Sword onely
Armstrong, Thomas    Sword onely
Armstrong, William    Sword onely
Armstrong, Andrew    Sword and pike
Armstrang, Symond    Sword onely

    Cole, Sir William, Barony de Tyrkenedy    (Cole's servitors' lands), 13 men
Armstrong, William    Sword and pike
Armstrong, John    Sword onely
Armstrong, Symon    Sword onely
Armstrong, Andrew    Sword and pike

    Atkinson, Capt. Roger, Barony de Tyrkenedy    -1000 acres (Atkinson's servitors lands) (Castlecoole), 25 men
None

    Goer, Sir Ralph, Knight, Barony de Tyrkenedy    -1000 acres (Goer's servitors' lands) Manor of Carrick, 31 men
Beaty, Thomas    - No armes
Beaty, John    - No armes
Armestrong, John    No armes
Armestrong, Lancelot    No armes
Armestrong, Symond    No armes
Armestrong, Thomas    No armes

    Hastings, Lord, Churchlands, Barony de Tirkenedy     -1500 acres (Lisgoole), 41 men
Beaty, John    - Sword onely
Beaty, Thomas    - No armes
Armstrong, Thomas    Sword and pike
Armstrong, you..    Sword and snaphance
Armstrong, Archball    No armes
Armestrong, Symond    No armes

    Archdal's, Mr. Tenants on his Churchlands    - 1000 acres, 14 men    - Barony de Magherboy
Armestrong, Ralph    No armes

    Blennerhasset, Leonard, Churchlands    - 1000 acres, 7 men    Barony de Lurg
None

    Brewerton, Lady, Churchlands    -2000 acres, 15 men     Barony de Lurg
Beaty, Thomas    -Sword and pike
Beaty, George    - Sword and pike
Beaty, Walter    - Sword onely
Beaty, John    - Sword onely

    Graham, Lt. William, Churchlands    - 500 acres, 8 men     Half Barony de Clankelly
None

    ffullerton, Mr., Gleeblands    - 120 acres, 2 men     The Baroney de __________
None

    Willoby, Mr., Churchlands    - 300 acres, 6 men     Barony de Clan
None

    Mountgomery, Mr. Hugh, Churchlnds    - 1000 acres, 11 men    Barony de Tyrkenedy

Frequency of the 971 Names
    Johnston, 55
    Armestrong, 41
    Beaty, 36
    Ellot, 33
    Graham, 29
    Little, 25
    Irwin, 17
    Nixon, 10
    Smith, 9
    Wilson, 9
    Brown, 8
    Hall, 8
    Moore, 8
    Thomson, 8

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Last update: February 27, 2000