Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Jones (Fortland)

The estate at Fortland had originally belonged to the Browne family but had later come into the hands of the Jones family. The property was sold by Robert Jones in the Encumbered Estates Court in March 1854. The purchaser was Richard Brinkley. The sale also included lands at Ardnaree, Ballina, county Mayo and a moiety of a fishery on the river Moy.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Fortland Fortland Easky Dromore West Easky East 19 Tireragh Sligo OSI Ref: G379373
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 24
Fortland Fortland Easky Dromore West Easky East 19 Tireragh Sligo OSI Ref: G379373
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 24

Archival sources

  • Fortland photographs, 034/093. ; Irish Architectural Archive
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Jones, 31 March 1854, Vol 26, MRGS 39/011 & 39/012, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Preliminary list of the records of Henry Hastings Jones and family estates at Fortland & Ardnaree in counties Sligo & Mayo, c 1830-1940. Business Record Survey, Sligo 14; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources