Landed Estates
NUI Galway


The Bateman family were lessors in the parish of Killinny, barony of Corkaguiny and Ballincuslane, Brosna, Kilgarrylander and Ratass, barony of Trughanacmy, at the time of Griffith’s Valuation. Rowland Bateman was the lessor of several townlands in the parish of Duagh, barony of Clanmaurice at the same time. Thomas Bateman was also the proprietor of over 500 acres in county Galway, mainly in the civil parish of Oranmore. In 1859, over 1700 acres of the Bateman estate was offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court. Almost 4500 acres of John Bateman's estate was offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court in June 1860. This included lands in the baronies of Trughanacmy and Corkaguiny and house property in Tralee town. In the 1870s, the estate of John Bateman amounted to over 2400 acres in county Kerry while that of Rowland Bateman of Tralee was over 1200 acres in Kerry and a similar amount in county Limerick.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Magh House or Edenburn Magh Ballymacelligott Tralee Nohaval 154 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q931115
OS Sheet: 39
Discovery map: 71
Oakpark or Collis-Sandes House Killeen Tralee Tralee Tralee Rural 173 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q846163
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 71
Ballinorig House Ballinorig South Ratass Tralee Ratass 166 Trughanacmy Kerry OSI Ref: Q865147
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 71
Kilcarra House Kilcarrabeg Duagh Listowel Duagh 119 Clanmaurice Kerry OSI Ref: R079291
OS Sheet: 17
Discovery map: 72
Bedford House Bedford Galey Listowel Listowel Rural 121 Iraghticonnor Kerry OSI Ref: Q992374
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 63
Altavilla Altavilla Lismakeery Rathkeale Riddlestown 132 Connello Lower Limerick OSI Ref: R339 462
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 64
Angliham Angliham or Gortacallow Oranmore Galway Carrowbrowne Galway Galway OSI Ref: M294305
OS Sheet: 83
Discovery map: 46

Archival sources

  • 17th Century Papers relating to the estate of Rowland Bateman and his descendents. Co.1762 & C.3547, D.8212-8260, 16,127-45. M.599, 1534-1469, 1670-1796, T.2586a, 5774. ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Bateman, 8 July 1851, Vol 7, MRGS 39/003, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Stoughton Family Papers: D979B: Stoughton & Bateman marriage settlements, 18th and 19th century. ; Gloucestershire Archives
  • Manuscript map of the Carker & Inchincummer estate of J. Bateman, 1800. 16 H 8 (17); National Library of Ireland
  • Manuscript map of Ballinorig, estate of Colthurst Bateman, 1822. 21 F 77 (13); National Library of Ireland
  • Map of the Bedford, barony of Iraghticonnor estate of Colthurst Bateman. Includes names of tenants and description of land. [Mid 19th century?]. 21 F 77(12); National Library of Ireland
  • Map of Balloonagh, part of the estate of John and Rowland Bateman, parish of Tralee. [mid 19th century?]. 21 F. 77(10-11); National Library of Ireland
  • Map of parts of the town of Tralee, the property of John and Rowland Bateman. [mid 19th century?]. 21 F 77(7-9). ; National Library of Ireland
  • Documents on the affairs of John Bateman, Killeen House, Tralee, 1707-1716. Ms.13,021. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Letters by, to or concerning members of the Bateman family, of Tralee & Dublin, 1684, 1696, 1789-1807. Ms.10,598. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Account of custodian rents due to Rowland Bateman on crown lands in county Kerry & bonds of tenants in Listowel area, c.1679-98. Ms.18,594. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Bateman Papers: Letters of appointment of Rowland Bateman as sheriff of county Kerry, 1669. M.1554. ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Bateman Papers: Material relating to activities of Rowland Bateman as collector of quit-rents in county Kerry, 1670-79. M.1713. ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Documents re Bateman family include will of Rowland Bateman 1794, deeds re lands in Cos Kerry & Limerick & Land Judges' Court documents 1890s-1900s. Longfield, Kelly & Armstrong solicitors' collection, Small Accessions Index 47, T.2079, D.14782, D.14844, D.14859, D.14893, D.14898, D.14902, D.15034-5, D.15115 & Bundle 59; National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Bateman, 1 July 1859, Vol 56, MRGS 39/028, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Bateman, 8 June 1860, Vol 59, MRGS 39/030, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Bateman & Berry, 26 Jan 1869, Vol 92 (22), MRGS 39/045, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Longfield, Kelly & Armstrong, solicitors collection, includes records re Rowland Bateman of Co Kerry & Batemans of Altavilla, Co Limerick, 18th & 19th centuries. Small Accs. Index 47, T.2079, D.14,782; 14,844; 14,859; 14,893; 14,898;14,902; 15,034-5;15,115 & Bundle 59 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Bateman family of county Cork (Leader Collection); Irish Genealogical Research Society Library
  • Barnard Presentation (1948), Bateman family papers, 1648-1848. T.5774, D.16127-16147, C3547, M.1534-1771; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources