Landed Estates
NUI Galway


William S. Ball of Abbeylara, county Longford, held 2 townlands in the parish of Dunmore, barony of Ballymoe and one townland in the parish of Kilkerrin, barony of Tiaquin, county Galway at the time of Griffith's Valuation. William Shirley Ball was the petitioner at the sale of the Ousley interest in lands in the parish of Boyounagh, barony of Ballymoe, on 2 July 1850 in the Encumbered Estates' Court. W.S. Ball's daughter Georgina married in 1861 Norman Melville, son of the 9th Earl of Leven. Almost 1800 acres of the estate of Arthur William Ball, Alicia Ball, widow and others in the baronies of Ballymoe and Tiaquin were advertised for sale on 15 June 1869.

Associated Families

No houses were found for this estate

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Ousley, 2 July 1850, Vol 2, MRGS 39/001, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates Court Rental, Ball, 15 June 1869, baronies of Ballymoe & Tiaquin. D1037; Galway County Library
  • Miscellaneous Court Documents, Private Accessions 11, includes deeds re William Shirley Ball, 1830s-1860s. D.2366-2370; National Archives of Ireland

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