- The Flood family were settled in county Kilkenny from the late 17th century. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Hatton Flood held land in the parish of Newtownlennon, barony of Slievardagh, county Tipperary. The estate (441 acres) of Henry Flood near Carrick on Suir, barony of Slievardagh, was advertised for sale in June 1856. The Floods owned large estates in county Kilkenny in the 1870s. Lands in county Tipperary, the property of Matthew Flood, were offered for sale in the Land Judges' Court in January 1888 but the sale was adjourned.