- Matthew Atkinson, a Dublin lawyer and son of Charles Atkinson of Rahans, parish of Ballynahaglish, barony of Tirawley, county Mayo, bought land in the barony of Erris in the 1850s, including land leased from the Carter family by George Tollett. In 1876 his widow held 5317 acres in county Mayo. By March 1916 she had accepted an offer from the Congested Districts' Board for the purchase of her estate.
- The Reverend John Tollett came to the parish of Kilcommon Erris, county Mayo, with the group of English Protestant settlers introduced by Sir Arthur Shaen in the early 18th century. George Tollett sold his estate at Moyrahan, parish of Kilmore, barony of Erris, county Mayo, to Mathew Atkinson in April 1850.