Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Johnston (Limerick)

Land (Cappakea, barony of Tulla Lower) and premises in the town of Kilkee, county Clare and at Greenhills, Ballyshane and other townlands in the barony of Pubblebrien, county Limerick and in the towns of Limerick and Dublin, the estate of the trustees of William Johnston, were advertised for sale in July 1873. The total acreage was 1,432 acres. The Irish Times reported that much of the lands were purchased by William Lane Joynt while the urban premises had a variety of purchasers.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Greenhills Greenhills Knocknagaul Limerick Roxborough 57 Pubblebrien Limerick OSI Ref: R558 487
OS Sheet: 22
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Curten, Robinson & Johnston, 4 July 1873, Vol 111 (35) & 14 Nov 1873, Vol 112 (12), MRGS 39/051, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Abstracts of wills of Johnston of Lisbryan, Co Tipperary, Co & city of Limerick, Co Clare, Tyrone, Meath, Westmeath, Wicklow, France with Johnstons, Earls of Hartfield, 1667-1798. GO MS 141:169 & 231-257; National Library of Ireland

Modern printed sources