J. G. Simms

Life
[John Gerald Simms] author of The Williamite Confiscations in Ireland, 1690-1703 [Studies in Irish History, 7] (London: Faber 1956), 207pp., and Do. [rep.] (Westport: Greenwood Press 1976).

COPAC lists ...
  • ed., with T. W. Moody, The Bishopric of Derry and the Irish Society of London , 1602-1705, Vol. 1: 1602-70 [Manuscript Commission of Ireland/Coimisiún Laímhscribhinnína hÉireann] (Dublin: Stationary Office 1968), 430pp.
  • ed., with T. W. Moody, The Bishopric of Derry and the Irish Society of London , 1602-1705, Vol. 2: 1670-1705 [sic] (1983), xix, 580pp. [25cm.]
  • Intro., The Case of Ireland Stated, by William Molyneux [1st edn. 1698], with an afterword, by Denis Donoghue ... being the fifth volume of Irish writings from the age of Swift (Dublin: Cadenus Press 1977), 148pp.; Do., trans. as Discours sur la sujétion de l’Irlande aux lois du Parlement d’Angleterre [par] William Molyneaux; traduit sous la direction de Jacqueline Genet et Élisabeth Hellegouarc’h; présentation historique de Pierre Gouhier (1995), 155pp.
  • Colonial Nationalism, 1698-1776: Molyneux’s The Case of Ireland - Stated (Cork: Mercier Press; for Cultural Relations Committee of Ireland 1976), 80pp. ill. [4 pls.].
  • Ed., with K. Danaher, The Danish Force in Ireland, 1690-1691 [Irish Manuscripts Commission] (Dublin: Stationary Office 1962), 169pp.
  • ‘Donegal in the Ulster Plantation’, in Irish Geography, 6, 4 (1972), 384-93.
  • Huguenot Portarlington: Record of the Commemorations [23rd August, 1972] (Select Vestry of Portarlington 1974), 24pp.
  • Jacobite Ireland, 1685-91 (London: Routledge & Kegan Paul 1969), xii, 298pp; and Do. [1st pbk. edn.] (2000).
  • intro., A Jacobite Narrative of the War in Ireland, 1688-1691 [prev. ed.] by Sir John Thomas Gilbert, [photo. facs. of 1st Edn.] (Dublin1892.).
  • The Jacobite Parliament of 1689 [Irish History Series, 6] (Dundalk: Dundalgan Press 1966), 28pp..
  • Report on the compilation of a bibliography of source material for the history of Ireland, 1685-1702 & Irish Jacobites, lists from TCD MS. N.1.3. [1960].
  • Sandford Church, 1826-1876 (Dublin: Select Vestry 1976).
  • The Siege of Derry (Dublin: APCK 1966). 33pp..
  • The Treaty of Limerick [Irish History Series, 2] (Dundalk: Dundalgan Press 1961, 1965), 24pp.
  • D.W. Hayton & Gerard O’Brien, eds., War and Politics in Ireland, 1649-1730, by J.G. Simms (London : Hambledon 1986), xxi, 335pp., ill., maps.
  • P. H. Kelly, ed., William Molyneux of Dublin, by J. G. Simms (Blackrock: IAP 1982), 176pp.
  • The Williamite Confiscation in Ireland, 1690-1703 (1956; another edn. 1976), 207pp. [With maps and a bibliography.]
  • “The Williamite Forfeitures 1690-1703” [TCD PhD Diss.] (1952).
  • Query: J. G. Simms, ‘Connacht in the eighteenth century’ & Maureen Wall, The Rise of a Catholic Middle Class in Eighteenth-century Ireland (1971).

    Notes
    Quoted by Louis Cullen on the decline of the Catholic share of Irish land from 14% in 1702 to 5% in 1776 (see ‘Catholics under the Penal Laws’ [O’Donnell Lecture, TCD, 1985], in Eighteenth Century Ireland, Vol. I (Dublin 1986), pp.23-26 [available at JSTOR - online].