In the 1870s the representatives of Sir Henry Roper, [of Stoke House, Sussex], Chief Justice at Bombay, a member of a branch of the Roper family, Barons Teynham, owned 181 acres in county Galway, Lady Roper of Castlehill Lodge, Reading, owned 545 acres and Mary Roper of Keightly, England, owned 377 acres. This family had many Irish connections.
No houses were found for this estate
- Miscellaneous family and estate papers, 14th-19th centuries. U498; Centre for Kentish Studies
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 299
- 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] : 393