Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Blood (Brickhill)

Descended from Reverend Neptune Blood, Dean of Kilfenora, county Clare, Neptune Bood married Elizabeth, daughter and heiress of Robert Maghlin of Brickhill, in 1750. Their son and grandson married members of the Roche family, baronets, of county Limerick. At the time of Griffith's Valuation, the estate of Edmund Maghlin Blood was located in the parish of Kilfintinan, barony of Bunratty Lower and in Killonaghan, barony of Burren. In the 1870s he owned 2,502 acres in county Clare. The Bloods were mainly resident in London.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Brickhill Brickhill West Kilfintinan Limerick Cratloe 116 Bunratty Lower Clare OSI Ref: R478 611
OS Sheet: 52, 62
Discovery map: 58

Archival sources

  • Probate, Edmond Maghlin Blood of Brickhill & Kensington, 1892. Small Accessions Index 49, T.2418; National Archives of Ireland
  • Hamilton and Craig, solicitors collection, includes conveyance of lands of Shandangan, Co Clare, Edward Roche Blood of Malta to Edmund Macklin Blood of Toulouse, formerly of Brickyhill & probates of their wills, 1864, 1866, 1892. Small Accs Index 64, D.8837, T.2416 & 2418; National Archives of Ireland

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