Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Lloyd (Prospect)

At the time of Griffith’s Valuation Eyre Lloyd held an estate in the parishes of Cappagh and Clonshire, barony of Connello Lower, and Kilmeedy, barony of Connello Upper, county Limerick. Eyre Lloyd is recorded as a middleman on lands belonging to Dean Preston of Limerick and to the Bishop of Limerick at the time of the first Ordnance Survey. He was the second son of Thomas Lloyd of Beechmount. In November 1859 1,689 acres the estate of Eyre Lloyd in the baronies of Coonagh, Connello Upper and Lower, Coshlea and Kilmallock was advertised for sale. In the 1870s his estate amounted to 1,912 acres in the county. Robert L. Brown was agent to Eyre Lloyd.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Cappagh Cappagh Rathkeale Rathkeale Croagh 134 Connello Lower Limerick OSI Ref: R397 455
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 64
Prospect Prospect Stradbally Limerick Ballyvarra 46 Clanwilliam Limerick OSI Ref: R643 607
OS Sheet: 6
Discovery map: 58
Newgarden Newgarden North Stradbally Limerick Ballyvarra 46 Clanwilliam Limerick OSI Ref: R649 610
OS Sheet: 6
Discovery map: 58
Kilmurry Kilmurry (Lane) Kilmeedy Newcastle Feenagh 112 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R421 267
OS Sheet: 45
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Rental of Robert L. Brown, [of Clonboy] agent for estates in Cos Clare, Limerick & Tipperary, including Eyre Lloyd, 1866-1877. MS 5587 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Lloyd, 22 Nov 1859, Vol 57 (37), MRGS 39/029, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), O’Connor, (Prospect), 24 Nov 1859, Vol 57 (41), MRGS 39/029, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Lloyd, 24 Apr 1860, Vol 58 (59), MRGS 39/029, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • 60 deeds re family of Lloyd & Eyre Lloyd of Prospect, Co Limerick & lands in that county, mid 18th-late 19th centuries. D 11,105-11,164; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to descendants of Thomas Lloyd of Beechmount & to his great grandson Captain Samuel Eyre Massy Lloyd, grandson of Eyre Lloyd of Prospect, Co Limerick, 4 Sept 1902. GO MS 111:124-125 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Lease by Henry Griffin, Bishop of Limerick, Ardfert & Aghadoe to Eyre Lloyd of lands at Clonshire, Co Limerick, 19 Apr 1864. D 26,855; National Library of Ireland
  • Brown of Clonboy Papers, include deeds re Eyre Lloyd & Clonshire, 1831-1844. D 11,230-11,285; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources