An estate of over 1200 acres, property of the late Thaddeus Callaghan was offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates court in June 1860 by Elizabeth Mary Callaghan, widow and executrix of Thaddeus Callaghan. It was located in the parish of Clonrush, barony of Leitrim, county Galway. A Mrs.Elizabeth Callaghan, with an address in Dublin, was the owner of over 500 acres in county Galway in the 1870s. Thaddeus O'Callaghan, solicitor of Dublin, was assassinated at Portumna on 28 February 1856. Some tenants had been ejected from his newly acquired property at Ballinruane. An estate of 622 acres at Lower Knockduff, parish of Clonfert, barony of Duhallow, county Cork, belonging to Thaddeus Callaghan was advertised for sale in November 1851. Thaddeus Callaghan third son of Malachy Callaghan of Dublin and Thaddeus O'Callaghan eldest son of Owen O'Callaghan of Marblehill, county Cork, are both recorded in the King's Inns Admission Papers in the 1830s.
No houses were found for this estate
- Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Callaghan, 15 June 1860, Vol 59, 39/030, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
- Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Callaghan, 3 Nov 1851, Vol 11 (38), MRGS 39/005 (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 294
- HUSSEY DE BURGH, U. H. ''The Landowners of Ireland. An alphabetical list of the owners of estates of 500 acres or £500 valuation and upwards in Ireland''. Dublin: Hodges, Foster and Figgis, 1878. [available online at www.askaboutireland.ie] : 68