Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Johnston (Ahascragh)

Sir Henry Grattan Bellew records the Johnston family as originally Scottish weavers. O'Gorman states that James Johnston took a lease of lands in the parish of Fohenagh originally belonging to the Hodson family of Tooloobane. In 1873 he acquired their entire Fohenagh estate in the Landed Estates Court. By 1906 a substantial amount of the Hampstead estate was in his possession including Hampstead House. Townlands in the parish of Fohenagh were sold to the tenants by the Irish Land Commission in the 1920s.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Hampstead Hampstead Ballymacward Ballinasloe Ballymacward 7 Kilconnell Galway OSI Ref: M657382
OS Sheet: 60, 72, 73
Discovery map: 46
Cloonatleva Cloonatleva Lower Fohenagh Mountbellew Annagh 143 Kilconnell Galway OSI Ref: M715367
OS Sheet: 73
Discovery map: 46
Fohenagh Fohenagh Fohenagh Mountbellew Annagh Kilconnell Galway OSI Ref: M722383
OS Sheet: 60
Discovery map: 47