Landed Estates
NUI Galway


A family transplanted to county Mayo from county Galway under the Cromwellian settlement. The Crean family first settled at Brickens, in the parish of Bekan, barony of Costello, county Mayo. By the mid 19th century they held five townlands in the parish and were residing at Ballinvilla. In 1876 Arthur Lynch Crean had an estate of 731 acres. By March 1916 Austin F. Crean had accepted an offer from the Congested Districts' Board for the purchase of 571 acres of his estate.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballinvilla Ballinvilla Demesne Bekan Claremorris Culnacleha 78 Costello Mayo OSI Ref: M422 742
OS Sheet: 102
Discovery map: 39