Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Battersby

The Reverend William Battersby held land in the parish of Roscommon, barony of Ballintober South, in the 1850s. Mary Maud Caulfield of Benown married as her second husband Reverend William Battersby. Under 200 acres in the baronies of Ballintober South and Athlone held on a fee farm grant from the Earl of Essex to Charles John Battersby of Cromlyn, Rathowen, county Westmeath, were advertised for sale in May 1863.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Englishtown (Ballygalda House) Ballygalda or Trust Roscommon Roscommon Roscommon Rural 90 Ballintober South Roscommon OSI Ref: M861 612
OS Sheet: 41
Discovery map: 40

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Battersby, 8 May 1863, Vol 68, MRGS 39/034, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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