Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Stacpoole (Cragbrien)

The Reverend William Stacpoole of Cragbrien, parish of Clondagad, barony of Islands, county Clare, was a younger brother of Andrew Stacpoole of Ballyallia, parish of Templemaley, barony of Bunratty Upper and a son of George Stacpoole of Cragbrien and his wife Jane Lysaght of Kilcornan. In 1831 the Reverend William married Jane Marshall of Sandbrook, county Carlow. He was Dean of Kilfenora and died in 1847. At the time of Griffith’s Valuation Mrs Jane Stacpoole held an estate in the parishes of Killaspuglonane and Kilmacrehy, barony of Corcomroe, Rath, barony of Inchiquin and Clondagad, barony of Bunratty Upper. In the 1870s her two unmarried daughters Charlotte Jane (died 1881) and Wilhelmina (died 1894) are recorded as owning 1,390 acres and 1,348 acres respectively in county Clare. The only child of the Reverend William and Jane Stacpoole to have descendants was their daughter Jane who married in 1844 Charles Mahon of Corbally.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballyvorda Ballyvorda Kilmacrehy Ennistimon Liscannor 62 Corcomroe Clare OSI Ref: R071 901
OS Sheet: 15
Discovery map: 51
Cragbrien Cragbrien Clondagad Killadysert Lisheen 70 Islands Clare OSI Ref: R301 693
OS Sheet: 41
Discovery map: 57
Corbally Corbally Clooney Tulla Clooney 142 Bunratty Upper Clare OSI Ref: R433 777
OS Sheet: 34
Discovery map: 58

Archival sources

  • History of the Stacpoole family of Cos Clare & Limerick 1596-1959 by R.J. Stacpoole. Microfilm P. 5658; National Library of Ireland
  • Maps & surveys of Stacpoole estate in parish of Kilmacrihy by James McInerheny, Aug 1794 & Francis Coffey, Dec 1808 & Dec 1812. 15 B. 9(7, 9-11) ; National Library of Ireland
  • Stacpoole Kenny Papers: Lease by George Stacpoole the elder & George Stacpoole the younger to Mathias & William Henry Stacpoole of lands at Lifford, near Ennis, 2 May 1810. D 26,540; National Library of Ireland
  • Rental of Ballyvorda & Ranagh, the estate of Lt Col Hugh Stacpoole, post 1824. E.J. French solicitor's collection, Small Accessions Index 8, D.3272; National Archives of Ireland
  • Stacpoole Pedigrees. MS 24,589; National Library of Ireland
  • Typescript of case in the House of Lords William Stackpoole v George Stackpoole, administrator of John Stackpoole deceased & others, 1815-1816. LM2009.1205 ; Limerick City Museum
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitors' collection, includes plain copy will of Andrew Stacpoole of Ballyally 1844 & deeds re Stacpoole family and lands of Kilcornan, barony of Corcomroe, Co Clare, 17113-1843. Small Accs. Index 105, T.12,040, D.21,858-21,864; National Archives of Ireland

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