Landed Estates
NUI Galway


Sir Robert Paul was the proprietor of over 800 acres in the parish of Listowel, county Kerry in the 1870s. He acquired this property though his grandmother, Sarah Gun, daughter of William Gun of Kilmaney. The bulk of the Paul estate was in county Carlow where they had an estate at Paulville, near Tullow. In the 1870s Sir Robert Joshua Paul with addresses at Ballyglan, Waterford; Paulville, county Carlow and in county Wicklow and Dublin, owned 1401 acres in county Carlow, 708 acres in county Kerry and 243 acres in county Waterford. In addition, the representatives of Sir Robert's mother, Mrs. Maryann Paul owned over 200 acres in the latter county.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Paulsworth Ballyquin Lisgenan or Grange Youghal Glenwilliam 96 Decies-within-Drum Waterford OSI Ref: X208805
OS Sheet: 38
Discovery map: 82
Mount Alto Knockavelish Killea Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S693044
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 76
Ballyglan House Ballyglan Kill St. Nicholas Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S692046
OS Sheet: 10
Discovery map: 76

Archival sources

  • Sale particulars for Ballyglan, Woodstown, Co Waterford, SC01549A [n.d.]; English Heritage National Monuments Record
  • Pedigree of Paul, Barts., of Paulsworth, Co. Durham, of Rathmore and Paulville in Co. Carlow with copy of Patent of Baronetcy, c.1610 -- 1794. Genealogical Office: Ms.113, pp.36-43 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Farm records giving details of dealings in bulls and other livestock at Ballyglan and other farms, the property of the Paul family, 1852-1890, 1909-10. Ms. 12,942-6 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Lists of books in the library of the family of Paul, Ballyglan, co. Waterford, 1858 - 1890. Ms. 12,835-7 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Two hundred and eighty-six deeds relating to the families of Ussher, Grant, Paul, Keily, Musgrave, Taylor, Osborne and Finlay and to lands in Co. Waterford, including marriage settlements and wills, 1562 - 1913. Ussher Papers: D. 13,423-13,708 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rental accounts, tenants ledgers, memoranda, rent rolls and abstracts of leases relating to the estate of Paulsville, co. Carlow, Tinoran, co. Wicklow, Waterford City and County Kerry, of Joshua Paul, 1st bart., 1755 - 1799. Ms. 12,972-12,978 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Records of expenditures by William Gun Paul as executor for various relations, 1803-4 and 1818-1826. Ms. 12,993 ; National Library of Ireland
  • A miscellany compiled by Sir Joshua Paul, Bart., Ballyglan, Co. Waterford, c. 1794, mainly on the history of his family but including some verse. Ms. 12,929 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Letter from Sir Joshua Paul, 1st Bart. of Ballyglan, Co. Waterford about his pedigree, Feb. 7, 1794. Genealogical Office: Ms.3, pp.49-51 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Ledger accounts of tenants on the Paul estates in Cos. Carlow, Wicklow, Waterford, Kerry and Waterford City, 1818 - 1872. 12,983-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Accounts of names, wages and details of work of farm employees on the estates of the family of Paul, mainly at Ballyglan, co. Waterford, 1853-1891 Mss. 12,948-12,971 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey files: Barony of Gaultier; Waterford County Library

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources