Landed Estates
NUI Galway

O'Malley (Newcastle)

This branch of the O'Malley family of Burrishoole, held an estate of about 1,500 acres in the parish of Meelick, barony of Gallen, county Mayo, with one townland in the parish of Rosslee, barony of Carra. They lived at Newcastle formerly an O'Donel residence. In the 1880s the estate passed to the Brewster family who still occupied the Rosslee part of the estate in 1906. Jacob Beckett had either bought or was leasing Newcastle. Spencer Park in Castlebar was another O'Malley family home.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Newcastle Newcastle Meelick Swineford Meelick 120 Gallen Mayo OSI Ref: M319 971
OS Sheet: 71
Discovery map: 31
Marino Lodge Glaspatrick Oughaval Westport Croaghpatrick 150 Murrisk Mayo OSI Ref: L912 826
OS Sheet: 87
Discovery map: 30
Spencer Park Curragh Aglish Castlbar Castlebar Urban 65 Carra Mayo OSI Ref: M148 899
OS Sheet: 78
Discovery map: 31

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Larminie, 25 Mar 1858, Vol 50, MRGS 39/024, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of O’Malley of Co Mayo including Castlebar, Newcastle and Knockmore, with copies of extracts, 365 A.D.-1830. GO MS 113, 317-360; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of O’Malleys of Cos Mayo and Galway and other countries c 1490-1920. GO MS 182, 279-286 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitors' collection, includes records re estate of Strade, barony of Gallen, George Alexander Malley, 1914-1917. Small Accs. Index 105, M.3945 (1-17); National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources