Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Power (Clonshire & Monroe)

Samuel Dickson of Ballynaguile, county Limerick married firstly a Miss Farrell and had a daughter who married Richard Pierce Power. By his second wife, Mary Norris, Samuel Dickson had five sons: Stephen, John of Clonshire, Samuel, Reverend Richard and William. Samuel Dickson Power of Clonshire, county Limerick and Monroe, county Tipperary, had a son, Richard Pierce Power, who married Elizabeth Massy of Glenwilliam Castle, county Limerick. Pierce Power held three townlands in the parish of Youghalarra, barony of Owney and Arra, county Tipperary at the time of Griffith's Valuation. Their son, Hamo Massy-Power, was living at Clonshire in 1910. William D. Power of Clonshire owned 1,125 acres in county Limerick and 1,854 acres in county Tipperary in the 1870s. The Ordnance Survey Name Books record the representatives of Stephen Dickson, Limerick, holding lands in the parishes of Dunmoylan, Loughill and Shanagolden, barony of Shanid. Daniel Dixon [Dickson] Power of Kilfinnon who was married to Elizabeth Maria Odell, daughter of Colonel William Odell of The Grove, county Limerick, was agent for these lands. Daniel D. Power held lands in the parishes of Iveruss and Kildimo, barony of Kenry, Ballingarry, barony of Connello Upper and Clonagh, barony of Connello Lower, county Limerick, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. He either bought or leased Bolane from the Earl of Charleville. His 500 acre estate at Ballynacourty, barony of Kenry and Ashborough, barony of Connello Upper, was advertised for sale by his assignee in May 1854. The representatives of Daniel D. Power owned 131 acres in county Limerick in the 1870s. In 1878 Hussey records William D. Power of Clonshire as the owner of 1,854 acres in county Tipperary and 1,125 acres in county Limerick.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballynacourty Ballynacourty Iveruss Iveruss Castletown 125 Kenry Limerick OSI Ref: R372 550
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 64
Bolane Bolane Kildimo Rathkeale Kildimon 127 Kenry Limerick OSI Ref: R439 533
OS Sheet: 12
Discovery map: 65
Clonshire Clonshirebeg Clonshire Rathkeale Croagh 134 Connello Lower Limerick OSI Ref: R435 452
OS Sheet: 21
Discovery map: 65
Ballinvira Ballinvira Cappagh Rathkeale Croagh 134 Connello Lower Limerick OSI Ref: R417 453
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 65
Fort William House Bealduvroga Rathkeale Rathkeale Ballingarry 7 Connello Lower Limerick OSI Ref: R418 376
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 65
Ballynakill Ballynakill Kilfinny Croom Kilfinny 5 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R464 406
OS Sheet: 30
Discovery map: 65
Ashborough Ballynaroogabeg East Ballingarry Croom Ballynoe 10 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R414 346
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 65
Monroe Monroe Youghalarra Nenagh Youghalarra 101 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R793 806
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Lawder & Power, 9 May 1854, Vol 27 (50), MRGS 39/012, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Graves, Baker, Drought, Power & Maunsell, 23 Feb 1860, Vol 57 (39), MRGS 39/029, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources