Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Jordan (Rosslevin)

The Jordans owned an estate in the barony of Gallen throughout the 18th and 19th centuries. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Myles Henry Jordan of Rosslevin held townlands in the parishes of Bohola and Kilconduff, barony of Gallen, county Mayo. His estate amounted to 510 acres in 1876. His uncle Charles Burke Jordan lived at a house called Thornhill in Knocknaskeagh, parish of Killedan, barony of Gallen and held 737 acres in 1876. Property belonging to Edmond Henry Jordan, including Knocknaskeagh or Bushfield, was sold in the Landed Estates Court in April 1865. The purchasers were Edmond Jordan and Mrs.Jordan. By March 1916 John D. Jordan had accepted a final offer from the Congested Districts' Board for an estate of 1783 acres in county Mayo. Lands in the barony of Clanmorris, the property of Edward Valentine Jordan, were sold in the Land Judges' Court in 1886. The purchaser was the tenant, Mr. Curran.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Thornhill Knocknaskeagh Killedan Swineford Ballinamore 110 Gallen Mayo OSI Ref: M322 885
OS Sheet: 80
Discovery map: 32
Listrisnan House Listrisnan Bohola Swineford Toocananagh 114 Gallen Mayo OSI Ref: M318 934
OS Sheet: 71
Discovery map: 31

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Jordan, 27 Apr 1865, Vol 75, MRGS 39/037, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Jordan of Rosleven Castle, Co Mayo, c 1750- c 1820. GO MS 112, 329a; National Library of Ireland
  • Westport Estate Papers, rental of the estate of Myles H. Jordan, 1884-1885. MS 41,078/2; National Library of Ireland
  • Westport Estate Papers, rental of the estate of Augustus A. Jordan, 1884-1885. MS 41,078/2; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources