Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Stewart (Co Clare)

The Stewart and Vandeleur families were related through their descent from two daughters of Charles Moore 1st Marquess of Drogheda, Mary married in 1791 Alexander Stewart of the Ards, brother of the 1st Marquess of Londonderry and Frances married in 1800 John Ormsby Vandeleur. In the mid 19th century John Vandeleur Stewart of Rock Hill, county Donegal, third son of Alexander and Mary held an estate in county Clare in the parishes of Kilmacduane, barony of Moyarta and Kilfiddane and Kilmihil, barony of Clonderalaw. In the 1870s his estate in county Clare amounted to 4,551 acres and he also owned 538 acres in county Donegal. In 1837 John Vandeleur Stewart married Helen daughter of Hector J. G. Toler, 2nd Earl of Norbury. His cousin Crofton Moore Vandeleur married Helen's sister Grace in 1832.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Creegh House Creegh South Kilrush Kilrush Creegh 82 Moyarta Clare OSI Ref: R040 672
OS Sheet: 47
Discovery map: 57