Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Prittie (Lord Dunalley)

The Prittie family descend from Colonel Henry Prittie who was granted 5,900 acrese in county Tipperary, including Kilboy, in 1666. In 1800 his descendant, Henry Prittie, was created Baron Dunalley of Kilboy, county Tipperary. A note in the Dunalley Papers Ms. 29,806 (136) records the sale of the Kerry estate of this family to the Crosbies in 1742 for £1,500. The Dunalley estate was mainly located in the parishes of Kilmore, barony of Upper Ormond and Modreeny, barony of Lower Ormond but also in the parishes of Dolla,Templederry, Kilmastulla and Kilnarath. In June 1858 estate lands (743 acres) in the barony of Eliogarty and Ikerrin, county Tipperary including Corville and Sheehys and in the barony of Clonlisk (667 acres), King's County (Offaly), were advertised for sale. In the 1870s Lord Dunalley owned 21,081 acres in county Tipperary.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Spring Field (Clonmel) Raheen St. Mary's (Clonmel) Clonmel Clonmel East Urban 74 Upperthird Waterford OSI Ref: S212223
OS Sheet: 2
Discovery map: 75
Corville Corville Corbally Roscrea Roscrea 120 Ikerrin Tipperary OSI Ref: S154 884
OS Sheet: 12
Discovery map: 60
Kilboy Kilboy Kilmore Nenagh Kilmore 104 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R863 719
OS Sheet: 26
Discovery map: 59
Northland Ballyhasty Modreeny Borrisokane Cloghjordan 14 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R960 886
OS Sheet: 10
Discovery map: 53
Deer Park Cloghjordanpark Modreeny Borrisokane Cloghjordan 14 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R980 888
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 53
Cloghjordan House Oxpark Modreeny Borrisokane Cloghjordan 14 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R976 882
OS Sheet: 16
Discovery map: 59
Tenessee Coolnagrower Modreeny Borrisokane Cloghjordan 14 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R946 874
OS Sheet: 15
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Dunalley Papers: Letters, deeds and other papers of the Prittie family, Lords Dunalley, relating to estates in counties Kerry & Tipperary, 17th-20th centuries, including reference to the Ponsonby, Harrison and Sadlier families. Collection List 27.; National Library of Ireland
  • Trant Papers, include documents re Prittie family, 1606-1911. Collection List A14, MSS 31,554-31,645 & D 27,807-27,890; National Library of Ireland
  • Trant Papers, estate and family papers of the Trant family of Cos Kerry, Cork, Limerick & Tipperary, 1606-1911, includes references to this family. Collection List 14, MSS 31,554-31,645 & D 27,807-27,890 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Dunalley, 29 June 1858, Vol 52 (54), MRGS 39/025, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Collis & Ward Presentation (1950), includes maps of the Stag Park, near Cloghjordan, part of the estate of Lord Dunalley, 1820s. M.4792-4793 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • A map of part of Corville in the possession of the Hon F. Prittie, 1803. 16 I. 17 (18); National Library of Ireland
  • Map of Curryquin, Co Tipperary, the estate of Lord Dunalley, now in the possession of Samuel Brindley, 1849. 16 I.17(12); National Library of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association File, North Tipperary No. 21 (Kilboy); Tipperary Studies Research Library (Archives), Thurles

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Modern printed sources