Landed Estates
NUI Galway

McDonnell (Moyour)

The McDonnell estate was comprised of the townland of Sraheen in the parish of Aghagower and 4 townlands in the parish of Kilmeena, barony of Burrishoole, county Mayo. These were church lands originally leased by the Archbishop of Tuam to Charles McDonnell in 1749. The McDonnells sold most of their estate of 1,791 acres in February 1855 and the remainder in November 1870.

Associated Families

No associated families were found for this estate

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Moyour Moyour Kilmeena Westport Kilmeena 151 Burrishoole Mayo OSI Ref: L964 879
OS Sheet: 76
Discovery map: 31

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), McDonnell, 13 Feb 1855, Vol 33, MRGS 39/015, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), MacDonnell, 18 Nov 1870, Vol 99, MRGS 39/047, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Lynch, 19 Jan 1877, Vol 127, MRGS 39/057, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources