In the 1830s Patrick Curtis of Roebuck, county Dublin, held an interest in the O'Sullivan, formerly Moore, estate in the parish of Drum, barony of Athlone, county Roscommon, as a result of a loan. In the 1850s Patrick Curtis held 3 townlands in the parish of Fuerty, barony of Athlone, county Roscommon. One of these he had purchased from the sale of part of the Mitchell estate in 1854. A William Curtis of Ballymurray, county Roscommon, owned 562 acres in the county.
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] : 112
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 315
- ''GRIFFITH'S VALUATION OF IRELAND'[Primary Valuation of Tenements]', 1850-1858. : Roscommon Union, 20 (Coolmeen)