Leets records Riverstown, Nenagh, as the home of Wills Crofts. In 1806 John Bennett of Cork city married the only daughter of Wills Crofts of Riverston, county Tipperary (''Freeman's Journal'' 12 June 1806). In 1837 John Bennett was the proprietor of Riverston. At the time of Griffith's Valuation John Bennett held the property from the representatives of Peter Holmes and the house was valued at £55 and the nearby mill at £54. The home of a member of the Poe family in the 1870s.