Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hunt (Co Roscommon)

According to Burke's ''Landed Gentry'' (1904), John Hunt owned extensive estates in county Roscommon in the mid 18th century. He was a descendant of Thomas Hunt a captain in Colonel Chidley Coote's regiment of Horse. The Reverend John Hunt, grandson of John Hunt, owned an estate in the parishes of Athleague, Rahara, Dysart and Taghboy, barony of Athlone and Cloonfinlough, barony and county of Roscommon, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. His younger brother Edmund Lombard Hunt held property near Gort and Headford, county Galway. In the 1870s the Reverend John Hunt of Clonee, county Meath, owned 977 acres in county Roscommon.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Lackan Lackan Rahara Roscommon Lackan 88 Athlone Galway OSI Ref: M893 532
OS Sheet: 45
Discovery map: 40