Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Mahon (Newpark)

Patrick Mahon leased Newpark, Ennis, county Clare, from the Hickman family in 1810 and moved to live there from Snugville, Kilmaley. He married Miss O'Gorman of Ennis and two of their sons were William Richard Mahon and James Patrick, known as The O'Gorman Mahon. Lands belonging to James P. O'Gorman Mahon in the baronies of Islands, Ibrickan and Moyarta, amounting to 848 acres were advertised for sale at the end of November 1854. In the mid 19th century Griffith's Valuation records William Richard Mahon holding land in the parishes of Clondagad, barony of Islands and Kilmurry, barony of Ibrickan. In the 1870s Charles George Mahon of Newpark owned 2,318 acres in county Clare. He married Rose Elizabeth Hagan and had a son Charles Patrick Mahon who married in 1871 Matilda Helena daughter of James Blake Butler. He assumed the name Mahon Hagan in 1888.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Newpark Newpark Templemaley Ennis Ennis Rural 26 Bunratty Upper Clare OSI Ref: R355 785
OS Sheet: 34
Discovery map: 58

Archival sources

  • Copy of royal licence to Charles Patrick Mahon of New Park, Co Clare, to take the name Hagan in addition to Mahon, 11 Aug 1888. GO MS 153: 611-616; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of grant of arms to Charles Patrick Mahon of New Park, only son of Charles George Mahon & Rose Elizabeth Hagan, daughter of Capt Sir Robert Hagan RN of Dublin, on assuming the name Mahon Hagan, 7 Sept 1888. GO MS 110: 105-106; National Library of Ireland
  • George C Mahon Papers: correspondence & notes of George C Mahon of Detroit, mainly concerning the history of the family of Mahon of Cos Galway & Clare, c 3000 items, 1830-1890. MSS 22,190-22,245; National Library of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (Dunboyne), O’Gorman Mahon, 30 Nov 1854, Vol 6, 139-172; James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), O’Gorman Mahon, 30 Nov 1854, Vol 32 (29), MRGS 39/014, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (Dunboyne), Mahon, 31 May 1872, Vol 20, 13-34; James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Mahon, 31 May 1872, Vol 106 (17), MRGS 39/049, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources