Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Waller (Rookwood)

In 1778 Major Waller is recorded as resident at Rookwood and Kilmore. Robert Waller married Jane Ormsby of the Tobervaddy family in the first half of the 18th century. Major Waller was either her husband or son and was either a brother or nephew of William Waller of Allenstown, Navan, county Meath.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Rookwood Rookwood or Bellagad Athleague Mountbellew Killeroran 149 Killian Galway OSI Ref: M807 571
OS Sheet: 33
Discovery map: 40
Kilmore Carrowphadeen St Johns Athlone Carnagh 13 Athlone Roscommon OSI Ref: M995 513
OS Sheet: 46
Discovery map: 40

Archival sources

  • Local History File - Rookwood House; Roscommon County Library
  • Messrs R.H.Orr & Sons, solicitors of Belfast, include legal documents re the lands of Kilmore, Co Roscommon & the Bingham, Ormsby, Phibbs, Waller & other families, 1738-1915.; Public Record Office, Northern Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources