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Compiled by the Valuation Office these are useful genealogical sources that provide household information on the eve of the Famine. The House Books record the occupier’s name and also the nature of their buildings in terms of both size and condition. The Tenure Books recorded the dates of the standing lease and the rent paid, and were known as Quarto Books in the case of small to medium sized towns.

Tipperary Studies holds microfilm copies of all surviving Tipperary House,Tenure and Quarto books, covering c. 200 civil parishes.

The records can also be accessed online here