Abstracts of administrations Country courts (1812-1857)

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IR26 reference Coverage Year Folio or entry numbers
IR 26/438 A - D 1812 folios 1 - 130
IR 26/439 E - J 1812 folios 132 - 236
IR 26/440 K - R 1812 folios 260 - 387
IR 26/441 S - Z 1812 folios 390 - 490
IR 26/442 A - J 1813 folios 1 - 237
IR 26/443 K - Z 1813 folios 236 - 473
IR 26/445 A - J 1814 folios 1 - 245
IR 26/446 K-Z 1814 folios 246 - 477
IR 26/447 A - Z (Supplement) 1814 folios 478 - 576
IR 26/448 A - J 1815 folios 1 - 246
IR 26/449 K - Z 1815 folios 248 - 541
IR 26/450 A-J (supplement) 1815 folios 543 - 579
IR 26/451 A - J 1816 folios 1 - 324
IR 26/452 K - Z 1816 folios 325 - 649
IR 26/453 A - J 1817 folios 1 - 326
IR 26/454 K - Z 1817 folios 335 - 650
IR 26/455 A - J 1818 folios 1 - 324
IR 26/456 K - Z 1818 folios 325 - 649
IR 26/457 A - J 1819 folios 1 - 325
IR 26/458 K - Z 1819 folios 326 - 651
IR 26/459 A - J 1820 folios 1 - 325
IR 26/460 K - Z 1820 folios 327 - 652
IR 26/461 A - J 1821 folios 1 - 324
IR 26/462 K - Z 1821 folios 325 - 649
IR 26/463 A - J 1822 folios 1 - 326
IR 26/464 K - Z 1822 folios 327 - 654
IR 26/465 A - J 1823 folios 1 - 324
IR 26/466 K - Z 1823 folios 325 - 651
IR 26/467 A - J 1824 folios 1 - 324
IR 26/468 K - Z 1824 folios 325 - 638
IR 26/469 A - J 1825 folios 1 - 327
IR 26/470 K - Z 1825 folios 327 - 651
IR 26/471 A - J 1826 folios 1 - 329
IR 26/472 K - Z 1826 folios 329 - 655
IR 26/473 A - J 1827 folios 1 - 325
IR 26/474 K - Z 1827 folios 326 - 630
IR 26/475 A - J 1828 folios 1 - 397
IR 26/476 K - Z 1828 folios 411-797
IR 26/477 A - J 1829 folios 1 - 260
IR 26/478 K - Z 1829 folios 261 - 544
IR 26/479 A - J 1830 folios 1 - 258
IR 26/480 K - Z 1830 folios 261 - 560
IR 26/481 A - J 1831 folios 1 - 260
IR 26/482 K - Z 1831 folios 261 - 565
IR 26/483 A - J 1832 folios 1 - 276
IR 26/484 K - Z 1832 folios 277 - 552
IR 26/485 A - J 1833 folios 1 - 260
IR 26/486 K - Z 1833 folios 261 - 573
IR 26/487 A - J 1834 folios 1 - 260
IR 26/488 K - Z 1834 folios 261 - 524
IR 26/489 A - J 1835 folios 1 - 260
IR 26/490 K - Z 1835 folios 261 - 520
IR 26/491 A - J 1836 folios 1 - 260
IR 26/492 K - Z 1836 folios 261 - 520
IR 26/493 A - J 1837 folios 1 - 264
IR 26/494 K - Z 1837 folios 265 - 574
IR 26/495 A - J 1838 folios 1 - 260
IR 26/496 K - Z 1838 folios 261 - 520
IR 26/497 A - J 1839 folios 1 - 284
IR 26/498 K - Z 1839 folios 285 - 561
IR 26/499 A - J 1840 folios 1 - 293
IR 26/500 K - Z 1840 folios 294 - 590
IR 26/501 A - J 1841 folios 1 - 290
IR 26/502 K - Z 1841 folios 291 - 580
IR 26/503 A - J 1842 folios 1 - 316
IR 26/504 K - Z 1842 folios 317 - 610
IR 26/505 A - J 1843 folios 1 - 296
IR 26/506 K - Z 1843 folios 297 - 589
IR 26/507 A - J 1844 folios 1 - 296
IR 26/508 K - Z 1844 folios 297 - 591
IR 26/509 A - J 1845 folios 1 - 292
IR 26/510 K - Z 1845 folios 293 - 585
IR 26/511 A - J 1846 folios 1 - 288
IR 26/512 K - Z 1846 folios 289 - 573
IR 26/513 A - J 1847 folios 1 - 286
IR 26/514 K - Z 1847 folios 289 - 576
IR 26/515 A - J 1848 folios 1 - 287
IR 26/516 K - Z 1848 folios 288 - 572
IR 26/517 A - J 1849 folios 1 - 279
IR 26/518 K - Z 1849 folios 302 - 572
IR 26/519 A - J 1850 folios 1 - 248
IR 26/520 K - Z 1850 folios 301 - 569
IR 26/521 A - J 1851 folios 1 - 259
IR 26/522 K - Z 1851 folios 301 - 573
IR 26/523 A - J 1852 folios 1 - 275
IR 26/524 K - Z 1852 folios 301 - 578a
IR 26/525 A - J 1853 folios 1 - 303
IR 26/526 K - Z 1853 folios 301 - 594
IR 26/527 A - J 1854 folios 1 - 297
IR 26/528 K - Z 1854 folios 301 - 592
IR 26/529 A - J 1855 folios 1 - 351
IR 26/530 K - Z 1855 folios 1 - 352
IR 26/531 A - J 1856 folios 1 - 364
IR 26/532 K - Z 1856 folios 1 - 364
IR 26/533 A - J 1857 folios 1 - 364
IR 26/534 K - Z 1857 folios 1 - 364

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