What did the Plantation look like?
Twelve London companies were allocated land in the Plantations as illustrated in the map below. See if you can find the company who had the largest number of acres. Look up more information on the companies.
Below Are Six extracts from Thomas Raven’s 1622 volume of maps showing various Plantation settlements in the County of Londonderry including Moneymore, Magherafelt and Bellaghy (PRONI).
What type of buildings and structures can you see on these maps? What other London Companies have lands surrounding the Draper’s lands? Find out more about how the Plantation of Ulster.