Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Skehan (Drewsborough)

At the time of Griffith's Valuation Michael Skehan held a small estate in the parish of Tomgraney, barony of Tulla Upper, county Clare, which he had purchased in the Encumbered Estates Court from the Drews. His property included the Scarriff Mills. Skehan, a native of O'Briensbridge, had made money prospecting in the gold fields of Australia. In 1869 Skehan sold his estate at Drewsborought to William Scanlan.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Drewsborough Drewsborough Tomgraney Scarriff Scarriff 136 Tulla Upper Clare OSI Ref: R634 835
OS Sheet: 28
Discovery map: 58

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (Dunboyne), Skehan, 8 June 1869, Vol 21, 7-29; James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Skehan, 8 June 1869, Vol 94 (42), MRGS 39/045, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rental, Michael Skehan, lands of Scariff, original & copy, 8 June 1869; Clare County Library

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Modern printed sources