John Ryder was Archbishop of Tuam in 1752 to 1775. His granddaughter married Samuel Madden of Hilton Park, Clones, county Monaghan, and records in the Public Record Office of Northern Ireland show that the Ryders owned some land in the Tuam vicinity, which passed to the Madden family, including the townland of Cloontooa, parish of Tuam, barony of Clare.
No houses were found for this estate
- Madden Papers, include rentals of the Co Leitrim estates and papers re the Ryder estate in Co Galway, 18th-19th centuries. D/3465; Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
Modern printed sources
- PINE, L.G. (ed). ''Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland''. 4th ed. London: Burke's Peerage, 1958.: 467-468
- NATIONAL LIBRARY OF IRELAND. Reports on Private Collections: Madden Papers, includes reference to will of Archbishop John Ryder, 1774. No. 9
- NATIONAL LIBRARY OF IRELAND. Special Lists.: Madden Papers in PRONI, No. 239