List of Entitlements to Spinning Wheel Premium 1796
Parish of Taughboyne
The Entitlements to
Spinning Wheel Premium scheme was intended to encourage the growing of flax.
The premium applied to people who sowed between the 10th Day of March and
the 1st Day of June. They had to
have good enough land to grow the flax, good seed and enough seed.
The land used had to be at least an acre.
They had to have four spinning wheels.
But they could have two reels in lieu of a spinning wheel.
The County Inspector was Mr William Boyd.
The Linen Board supervised the scheme and was contacted at the Linen Office in
The List by
Surname, th en Name
Cunningham, Rev. Wm.
Frame, Widow ?
Gillilan, Wm., Sr.
Mitchell, William, Sr.
Rankin, Widow ?
Scott, Mrs. ?