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1740

Until 1745 no one would rent land in the Parish because of a plague which killed all the cattle causing a famine. When the wet season came a bad weed grew in the crop called the doite which caused the people to be sick and made them look as if they were drunk.
At this time the farm of Garfar (Garphar) lay without a tenant for 5 years.

1744

Records of Births, marriages and deaths started

1745

Colmonell bridge built

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