Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Stacpoole (Ballyallia)

This was a junior branch of the Stacpoole family of Annagh and Eden Vale, county Clare. George Stacpoole of Cragbrien was a barrister who married Jane daughter of Andrew Lysaght of Summerville in 1767. They had a number of sons, including Andrew of Ballyallia, Mathias of Moymore and the Reverend William of Cragbrien. Andrew Stacpoole of Ballyallia, married as his third wife Diana Finucane daughter of Daniel Finucane of Stamer Park and had two sons William Stacpoole Member of Parliament who died in 1879 and Andrew who died unmarried in 1866. Both these sons held estates in county Clare in the mid 19th century. Andrew Stacpoole’s estate was mainly in the barony of Corcomroe, in the parishes of Kilmacrehy and Kilmanaheen but he also held land in three other baronies. His estate was in the hands of the Court of Chancery and over 1,200 acres were advertised for sale on 1 July 1858. William Stacpoole’s estate was in the parishes of Killonaghan, Kilmoon and Rathborney, barony of Burren, Killard, barony of Ibrickan and Templemaley, barony of Bunratty Upper. In the 1870s William Stacpoole of Ballyallia owned 7,441 acres in county Clare. He was Member of Parliament for Ennis.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Lehinch House Ardnacullia South Kilmanaheen Ennistimon Ennistimon 48 Corcomroe Clare OSI Ref: R116 875
OS Sheet: 23
Discovery map: 57
Ballyallia Ballyallia Templemaley Ennis Templemaley 25 Bunratty Upper Clare OSI Ref: R345 817
OS Sheet: 25
Discovery map: 58
Ardavilling Sculleen Cloyne Middleton Cloyne 265 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: W914 692
OS Sheet: 76
Discovery map: 81

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(8-9, 11-12) ; National Library of Ireland
  • Blake Butler Papers, include envelopes containing pedigrees of related families - Stacpoole of Ballyallia. GO MS 521; National Library of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (Dunboyne), Stacpoole, 1 July 1858, Vol 11, 189-220; James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Stacpoole, 1 July 1858, Vol 53 (1), MRGS 39/027, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Stacpoole Pedigrees. MS 24,589; National Library of Ireland
  • E.E. West Deposit, contains copy memorial of renewal of lease of Lifford etc, George Stackpoole of Doonbeg Castle to Richard & David England, 24 June 1788. Small Accs Index 82, D.12607; National Archives of Ireland
  • Deeds, testamentary, legal & miscellaneous records including documents re Stacpoole of Ballyally, mainly 19th century. A.Lane Joynt solicitor's collection, Small Accessions Index 51, Co.965-990, M.353-363, D.5534-5753, T.1176-1198; National Archives of Ireland
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitors' collection, includes plain copy will of Andrew Stacpoole of Ballyally, 11 June 1844. Small Accs. Index 105, T.12,038 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Draft affidavit Stacpoole v Stacpoole, 1826. Small Accs. Index 1/447, C881; National Archives of Ireland
  • Simington Deposits (1931 & 1948) include will with codicil of William Stacpoole, Ballyallia, 1856. T.7401; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources