Landed Estates
University of Galway

French (Elmhill)

A branch of the French family owned a small estate in the parish of Moylough, barony of Tiaquin, county Galway, centred on their residence at Elmhill. Elmhill, comprised of 433 acres was offered for sale in the Landed Estates’ Court in June 1869 by Francis Joseph French.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Elmhill Elmhill Moylough Mountbellew Cooloo 153 Tiaquin Galway OSI Ref: M571493
OS Sheet: 45
Discovery map: 46

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), French, 18 June 1869, Vol 94, MRGS 39/046, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates Court Rental, Ffrench, 18 June 1869, barony of Tiaquin. M24,251; Galway County Library

Contemporary printed sources