Landed Estates
NUI Galway

West (Lismany)

In June 1853 an estate of almost 11,000 acres in the baronies of Longford and Clonmacnowen, county Galway, was offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates' Court by Eliza Felicia West, widow of John Beatty West, Member of Parliament. Pádraig Lane records that this property was bought by Allan Pollock from Eliza West for £105,000. Eliza West was the daughter of Charles Burton and mother in law of Sir William Westbrook Burton. http://lawrencetown.com/farming.htm

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Lismany/Lismanny Lismanny Clontuskert Ballinasloe Lismanny 20 Longford Galway OSI Ref: M882243
OS Sheet: 88, 100
Discovery map: 47

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (Burke), West, 1 July 1853, Vol 17; National Library of Ireland

Modern printed sources

  • ''Studies'': Lane, Padraig G. An attempt at commercial farming in Ireland after the Famine. LI (1972), 54-66.