Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Baylee/Bayley (Mount Baylee)

Henry Baylee of Loughgur, county Limerick, was a nephew of Sexten Baylee, Mayor of Limerick in 1758. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Henry Thomas Baylee held five townlands in the parish of Clonlea, barony of Tulla Lower, county Clare. Weir writes that he was married to Susannah Bentley of Hurdleston. In 1872 Charles William Baylee of Mount Baylee married Margaret Jane Amelia Cooper and they had one daughter. In the 1870s Susannah Baylee of Templeogue, Dublin, owned 910 acres in county Clare. Charles Sexten Baylee of Mount Bailey, county Tipperary, owned 8 acres in county Limerick in the 1870s. 64 acres of his estate at Ballynantybeg, north suburbs of Limerick city, were advertised for sale in May 1862. He held this property on a lease dated 1858 from the Marquess of Lansdowne.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Mount Baylee Knockatinty Clonlea Tulla Kilkishen 138 Tulla Lower Clare OSI Ref: R512 728
OS Sheet: 43
Discovery map: 58
Loughgur Castle Loughgur Knockainy Kilmallock Knockainy 23 Smallcounty Limerick OSI Ref: R647 410
OS Sheet: 32
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Rental & account book of Richard Kane includes copy correspondence from [R.T.] Baylee, Mount Baylee, to Captain Kane re "overholding tenants" and his property at Mount Baylee, 1841. MS 7874; National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Baylee, 8 May 1862, Vol 65 (12) & 30 Apr 1863, Vol 67 (81), MRGS 39/033 & 39/034, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources