Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Lynch (Castlereagh & Roseberry)

The Lowberry estate of Martin Lynch, of Roseberry, county Galway, containing over 3,000 acres, located in the barony of Castlereagh, county Roscommon, was offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates' Court, in January 1851. Charles Lynch was the petitioner and the Freeman's Journal reported that he purchased many of the lots. Thomas Nolan, trustee of Charles Lynch, offered the Lowberry estate for sale again in May 1856. In 1828 Francis Lynch of Lowberry was a member of the Grand Panel of county Roscommon. Some of this estate was bought by McDonnell of Dunmore.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Roseberry House Tobinstown Kilcroan Glennamaddy Ballymoe 82 Ballymoe Galway OSI Ref: M668 715
OS Sheet: 2
Discovery map: 39
Lowberry Lowberry Kiltullagh Castlerea Kiltullagh 68 Castlereagh Roscommon OSI Ref: M550710
OS Sheet: 32
Discovery map: 39

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Martin Lynch, 17 January 1851, Vol 5, MRGS 39/002, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Charles Lynch, 20 May 1856, Vol 40, MRGS 39/019, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • History of Kiltullagh - Granlahan District. P11/09/02, 15-17; Tuam Diocesan Archives, Tuam
  • Local History, Cloonfad by M. Lee. P11/09/03, 21-23, 27-28; Tuam Diocesan Archives, Tuam

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources