Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Joynt (Clareville)

A Huguenot family located in the Limerick area from the late 17th century. William Joynt of Limerick married Arabella Lane and they had a son William Lane Joynt of Clareville who married Jane Russell of Limerick in 1854. William Lane Joynt was the Crown and Treasury Solicitor for Ireland and became Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1867. He appears to have acquired land in both counties Clare and Limerick in the second half of the 19th century, owning 1057 acres in county Clare and 1042 acres in county Limerick by the mid 1870s. His son was William Russell Joynt LLB. The records of the solicitor's firm A. Lane Joynt are in the National Archives, Dublin.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Annesgrove Reanebrone St Patricks Limerick Ballyglass 113 Bunratty Lower Clare OSI Ref: R604 624
OS Sheet: 53
Discovery map: 58
Clareville Loughrask Drumcreehy Ballyvaughtan Drumcreehy 5 Burren Clare OSI Ref: M235 082
OS Sheet: 2
Discovery map: 51

Archival sources

  • A.Lane Joynt solicitor's collection, Small Accessions Index 51; National Archives of Ireland
  • Patent of appointment of William Lane Joynt as Clerk of the Crown for Co Limerick, 1862. M.6159; National Archives of Ireland
  • Abstracts of wills of Joynte of Ballyma, Co Limerick & Limerick city, 1759-1782. GO MS 141:295; National Library of Ireland
  • De Lacy Smith Collection, rental of estates in barony of Kenry, Co Limerick, Mr Dudley Joynt, Ballynacourty, 1740-1744. MS 869 ; National Library of Ireland

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Modern printed sources