Landed Estates
NUI Galway


At the time of Griffith's Valuation John Morton held land in the parish of Kilglass, barony of Ballintober North and Sarah Morton held land in the parishes of Kilgefin, barony of Ballintober South and Lissonuffy, barony of Roscommon, county Roscommon. Some of this estate was sold in the Landed Estates Court in May 1865 when it was purchased in trust by George Walpole and Thomas Roberts, some of it for Sarah Morton. Mrs Susan Morton of Strokestown, owned 1,130 acres in county Roscommon in the 1870s.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Rooaun Lodge Rooaun Kilglass Strokestown Kilglass South 102 Ballintober North Roscommon OSI Ref: M982 837
OS Sheet: 23
Discovery map: 33
Castlenode House Castlenode Bumlin Strokestown Strokestown 111 Roscommon Roscommon OSI Ref: M945 789
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 40

Archival sources

  • Ten letters to Sarah Morton, Castlenode, Strokestown, 1835-1849, from [E C?] Pakenham, mostly on business affairs with some reference to famine relief. MS 13,715 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Map of Rooaun, Mrs Morton shown as tenant. 21 F 43 (20); National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources

  • ''The Irish Genealogist'': Miscellanea: List of persons who had been issued with game licences, published in the ''Roscommon and Leitrim Gazette'', 5 Nov 1822. VII No 2 (1987), 307
  • ''Irish Times'': Landed Estates Court Sales, 5 May 1865, p.4