In the 1870s Mrs Frances Wills Martin of Heart's Content, Newfoundland, Canada, held an estate of 925 acres in county Roscommon. Her lands in the parishes of Cloonygormican, barony of Ballymoe and in the parish of Kilbride, barony of Ballintober South were advertised for sale by her and her husband Edward Needham Martin in July 1885. Rathconor in the parish of Kilbride was held on a lease from the Earl of Essex to Peter Keogh and Elizabeth Crofton dated 26 June 1851.The lands in the parish of Cloonygormican were held in fee.
No houses were found for this estate
- Land Judges’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Martin, 17 July 1885, Vol 149, MRGS 39/066, (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] : 308
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 317