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Cornet Walter Corry is recorded in the Book of Survey and Distribution as owning 16 townlands, amounting to 1,321 [Irish] acres, in the parish of Ematris, an estate which he had considerably enlarged by 1679. He built the town of Newtowncorry, later re-named Rockcorry,....the market and petty sessions house in the town was erected by ... [him] in the year 1805, and the Methodist meetinghouse under the patronage of the same landlord in 1807. ... In 1833, a statement of [his] title ... to ... the Rockcorry estate showed ownership of the towns and the lands of Corkeeran, Corvoo, Drumilla, Glenhorick, Corriskeerin, Boyagager, Drumlona, Aughafad, Lisnaspeenan, Corraghy, Cortober East, Cortober West, Lossett, Cremoyle, Dromore, Lislynachahan, Dundrennan, Feddan Glen, Aghadrumkeen, [and] Cribby or Newtowncorry with the customs and fairs and markets thereof.
[The Dartrey Papers PRONI D/3053/7]

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