Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hearn/Hearn Kirkaldy

Thomas Edward Hearn of Hearnsbrook is recorded as a resident proprietor in 1824. At the time of Griffith's Valuation this property was held by George Hearn Kirkaldy. In the 1870s G.D.H. Kirkaldy of Dublin is recorded as owning 644 acres in county Roscommon. At the same time the Trustees of Kirkaldys, Edinburgh, Scotland, are recorded as owning 2090 acres in county Galway. In 1906 the owners of Hearnesbrook were James A. Hunter and H.E. McKay.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Hearnesbrook Hearnesbrook Demesne Killimorbologue Portumna Killimor 174 Longford Galway OSI Ref: M792130
OS Sheet: 107
Discovery map: 53
Rathmoyle Rathmoyle Baslick Castlerea Castleplunket 62 Castlereagh Roscommon OSI Ref: M757823
OS Sheet: 21
Discovery map: 33

Archival sources

  • Hearn of Hearnesbrooke papers; James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Longfield, Kelly & Armstrong, Solicitors' Collection includes Land Commission papers re the Hearnesbrook estate. Small Accs. Index 47, 2C 47 118; National Archives of Ireland
  • Hearnesbrook. Photographs 024/078.; Irish Architectural Archive
  • Map of estate of G.D.H. Kirkaldy at Coolbaun, Connorspark & Raheen, Co Galway, 1862. M.325; National Archives of Ireland
  • Copy wills of Mrs Eliza Louisa Kirkaldy of Hearnesbrook, 1832. T.2173; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources