Robert Macready of Dublin is recorded as owning over 500 acres in county Galway in the 1870s as well as land in county Cavan. In June 1860 Robert Mecredy offered for sale over 170 acres in the barony of Castlereagh, county Roscommon, in the Landed Estates' Court. In 1911 Robert Macready accepted an offer on over 130 acres of his Galway property from the Congested Districts Board.
No houses were found for this estate
- Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Mecredy, 19 June 1860, Vol 59, MRGS 39/030, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
Contemporary printed sources
- 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] : 290.
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 297.
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''24th Annual Report of the Congested Districts' Board for Ireland'', [Cd 8356], HC 1916, vi, 564-586. Appendix VIII: 45.