William Evans occupied this property at Carrownea for most of the 19th century as it is recorded as his residence in 1814 and again in Griffith's Valuation. It would appear that the property was leased, before the Famine, to a Fitzsimons family but was in Evans possession again by around 1850.
Contemporary printed sources
- ''GRIFFITH'S VALUATION OF IRELAND'[Primary Valuation of Tenements]', 1850-1858. : Ballinasloe Union, 65.
- LEET, Ambrose. ''A directory to the market towns, villages, gentlemen's seats, and other noted places in Ireland''. Dublin: Printed by B. Smith, 1814 : 96.
- LEWIS, Samuel. ''A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland''. London: S. Lewis & Co., 1837: Vol. I, 145. (Fitzsimons)