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Blennerhassett (Rockfield)

This family was a junior branch of the Blennerhassett of Riddlestown family, parish of Doondonnell, barony of Connello Lower, county Limerick. In the mid 19th century the main part of John Brooke Blennerhassett’s estate was in the parish of Kilmoylan, barony of Shanid, but he also held land in the parish of Ballycahane, barony of Smallcounty. In the 1870s he owned 1,829 acres in county Limerick.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Rockfield Rockfield Ballycahane Croom Kilpeacon 6 Smallcounty Limerick OSI Ref: R573 462
OS Sheet: 22
Discovery map: 65