Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Rowan (Kerry)

Rev. Arthur Rowan was among the principal lessors in the parishes of Ballymacelligott and Ratass, barony of Trughanacmy, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. Major William Rowan was the owner of over 1500 acres in county Kerry in the 1870s. Property at Cloonanorig, barony of Trughanacmy, held by the McSweeney family on lease from the Rowan estate, was offered for sale in the Land Judges' court in 1884.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Belmont Cloghers Annagh Tralee Tralee Rural 173 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q836134
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 71
Spring Lodge Cloghers Annagh Tralee Tralee Rural 173 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q833133
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 71
Arabela House Arabela Ballymacelligott Tralee Arabela 161 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q910121
OS Sheet: 39
Discovery map: 71
Rathanny House Ballybrannagh Ballymacelligott Tralee Arabela 161 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q913137
OS Sheet: 30
Discovery map: 71
Ashgrove Mill Tonreagh Lower Ballymacelligott Tralee Kiltallagh 158 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q900153
OS Sheet: 30
Discovery map: 71
Oyster Hall Ballymakegoge Ballynahaglish Tralee Ballynahaglish 169 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q765151
OS Sheet: 28
Discovery map: 71

Archival sources

  • Land Judges' Court Rentals (O'Brien), McSweeney/Rowan, 12 January 1884, Vol 146, MRGS 39/064, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Copy of an indenture respecting townlands in and around Dingle, between William Mullins and George Rowan, 1718. Genealogical Office Ms. 97, 69-72. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Rowan of Lanarkshire, counties Antrim, Down and Derry and Drombeg, county Kerry, 1548-1814. Genealogical Office Ms.168 254-260. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Collection: miscellaneous accounts of Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan, members of Thompson family and associated correspondence, 1838-1861. Ms.20,613. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: Miscellaneous antiquarian, historical & religious papers by Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan, 1840-64. Ms.20,618. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: Accounts of Col. William Rowan of Tralee, with J. Kershaw of Queenstown, for provision of board and lodgings to emigrants, May-June, 1884 [includes lists of names]. Ms.20,616. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: Letters to members of Rowan family mainly re financial affairs and estate matters, c.1855-1947. Ms.20,607. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: Letterbook of Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan, containing details of outgoing letters, including correspondence re the Arabella estate, 1850-51. Ms.20,605. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: Legal papers re the Rowan family, mainly Rowan v Goggin case & lands in Corkaguiny, c.1727-1810. Ms.20,610. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: marriage settlement of William Sneircliffe and Sarah Rowan, 1722. D.26,712. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: Lease by George Rowan of lands at Loughbeg, county Kerry, to members of the Flaherty & Lynch families, 1770. D.26,666.; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: letters, mainly to William Wilson re financial matters, with additional correspondence on estate and financial affairs, 1766-1834. Ms.20,602. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: Tailoring account of Rev. Arthur Rowan with William Howard of Tralee, 1848-1853. Ms.20, 614. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rowan Papers: grant by George Rowan of Rathanny to Richard Chute of Tullygaran, of £300, part of charge on lands at Tubrid, 1746. D.26,664. ; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources