Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Vandeleur (Limerick)

A junior branch of the Vandeleurs of Kilrush, county Clare, John Ormsby Vandeleur of Maddenstown, county Kildare and Ballinamona, county Limerick, had 5 sons. The eldest John Vandeleur of Mannister, county Limerick married his cousin Alice Vandeleur of Kilrush. Their son John Ormsby Vandeleur of Ballinacourty, parish of Stradbally, owned estates in the parishes of Killadysert, barony of Clonderalaw and Carran, barony of Burren, county Clare, and in the parish of Monasteranenagh, barony of Pubblebrien, county Limerick, amounting to 1435 acres and 614 acres in the 1870s. Their fourth son Thomas Pakenham Vandeleur lived at Cragbeg in the mid 19th century. George Vandeleur of Ballynamona was the fifth son of John of Maddenstown and he owned the 844 acre townland of Ballynamona, barony of Smallcounty.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Cragbeg Cragbeg Kilkeedy Limerick Clarina 55 Pubblebrien Limerick OSI Ref: R497 519
OS Sheet: 12
Discovery map: 65
Monaster House Monaster North Monasteranenagh Croom Abbeyville Pubblebrien Limerick OSI Ref: R545 415
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 65
Ballynacourty House Hermitage Stradbally Limerick Castleconnell 47 Clanwilliam Limerick OSI Ref: R656 602
OS Sheet: 6
Discovery map: 58
Ballynamona Ballynamona Ballynamona Kilmallock Hospital 30 Smallcounty Limerick OSI Ref: R689393
OS Sheet: 32
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Papers of the Holden Family of Nuthall Temple, Nottinghamshire, 1296-1948, include mortgage of £1,000 on Ballynamona Estate, Limerick, George Vandeleur of Ballynamona, Limerick, esq to Robert Holden of Nuthall Temple, and indemnity against payment of another £1,000, 6 March 1846. GB 159 Hn D 9/11/28 ; Nottingham University Library, Special Collections

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