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Irish land acts and their operation an address delivered to the Liberal Unionist Association of the College Division of Glasgow,on 14th January, 1887. by S. H. Butcher

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Published by James Maclehose & Sons for the West of Scotland Liberal Unionist Association in Glasgow .
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A Manual of the Irish Land Acts of and And the Statutes Incorporated Therewith, Being a Practical Guide to the Law and Procedure Under Them, and Containing the Full Text of the Various Statutes, Rules, and Forms, with Notes, Table of Cases, and Complete Index.   Irish land acts: one hundred and ninety reports of leading cases decided in the House of Lords, the Supreme Court of Judicature, the Court for Land Cases Reserved, Courts of Assize, the courts of the Irish Land Commission, county courts and sub-commissions by Greer, Edward; Great Britain. Parliament. House of : during, and after the Land War of –82, scholars have paid little at-tention to the economic content of the Land Acts per se. The exceptions, such as B. Solow’s work, have devoted their efforts to the first wave of those reforms.1 By analyzing the actual implications of the Irish land re-. Land Purchase Acts of and The and Land Purchase Acts, also known as the Wyndham and Birrell Acts respectively (after successive chief secretaries for Ireland), provided the means by which most Irish tenant farmers became owneroccupiers of their land. This legislation radically extended the existing limited provision for tenant purchase, and for the first time created.

When their hopes for acquiring more land were dashed by the fact that the Anglo-Irish Treaty made no mention of the land issue, many joined the Anti-Treaty side in the following Irish Civil War. [69] [71] In the Irish Free State, their grievances fueled the Fianna Fáil party and led to the Land Acts of and , which caused the. During the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries the British government had confiscated a great deal of land owned by Catholics and enacted penal laws restricting land-ownership to Protestants. Although some of these Acts had been repealed, starting in , few Catholics purchased land before the famine because estates were too expensive. The. Irish Roots: The Land Commission’s forbidden fruit A huge collection of lateth century/earlyth century land records is sitting in a warehouse in Co Laois, and few are granted access. In United Kingdom: The Irish question. Gladstone’s response was the Irish Land Act, based on guaranteeing “three fs”—fair rents, fixity of tenure, and free sale—and a tightening up of the rules of closure in parliamentary Land Act did not go far enough to satisfy Parnell, who continued to make speeches couched in violent.

The Irish were not rebels then, certainly, for they were not under English dominion; but it is something to find English writers expatiating on Irish wrongs; and if they would only act as generously and as boldly as they speak, the Irish question would receive an early and a most happy settlement. This Act may be cited as the Irish Land (Provision for Sailors and Soldiers) Act, , and, so far as it relates to the provision of holdings under the Land Purchase Acts, shall be construed as one with those Acts, and, so far as it relates to the provision of cottages, plots, or gardens under the Labourers (Ireland) Acts, to , shall. The Registry of Deeds (see also ) was established in to help give legal standing to the massive confiscations of land from the native Irish over the course of the preceding century. Its records can be very useful indeed for Anglo-Irish landed families between c and These Acts allowed tenants first to attain extensive property rights on their leaseholdings and then to purchase their land off their landlords via UK government loans and the Land Commission. The Act gave Irish tenant farmers a government-sponsored right .