Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Lowe (Kilshane)

In 1783 Simon Lowe of Cork and Galbally, county Limerick, married as his second wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Peter Blackmore, and they had two sons, John of Kilshane, county Tipperary and Peter of Lowtown, county Limerick. John married Anne, daughter of Thomas Wise of Cork and their son, Simon Lowe, held an estate mainly in the parish of Kilshane but also in the parishes of Bruis, Corroge and Lattin, barony of Clanwilliam, in the mid 19th century. Simon Low was succeeded by his brother Francis Low who owned almost 5,000 acres in county Tipperary in the 1870s as well as 182 acres in county Cork. He had also purchased the Warren estate at Sillahertane, barony of Glanarought, county Kerry, circa 1876.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Sillahertane House Sillahertane Kilgarvan Kenmare Glanlee 47 Glanarought Kerry OSI Ref: W094731
OS Sheet: 95
Discovery map: 79
Kilshane/Arraghslea Kilshane Kilshane Tipperary Kilfeakle 163 Clanwilliam Tipperary OSI Ref: R928 342
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 66
Kilshane/ Spring House Springhouse Kilshane Tipperary Kilfeakle 163 Clanwilliam Tipperary OSI Ref: R932 346
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 66

Archival sources

  • Copy of certificate of arms to Simon Francis Low of Cape Town, eldest son of Francis Simon Low of Kilshane, Co. Tipperary, and Anna Eleanor Isabel, eldest daughter of Stephen Moore of Barne, Co. Tipperary, May 1958. Genealogical Office: Ms.111H, fol.78 ; National Library of Ireland
  • J.R. Gibney, solicitor's collection, documents and maps relating to Lowe family, of co. Tipperary, 1757-1835 & copy of will of David Lowe, 1730. M.6926 & T.17760; National Archives of Ireland

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