Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Trench (Cangort)

William Trench of Cangort Park, Shinrone, county Offaly, born 1760, was the fourth son of Frederic Trench of Woodlawn, county Galway. He married Sarah Moore a granddaughter of Edward 5th Earl of Drogheda and they had 2 sons and 2 daughters. At the time of Griffith's Valuation the Trenches held some land in the parish of Croom, county Limerick. In 1836 Henry Trench, the second son of William and Sarah married a Bloomfield of Redwood, county Tipperary. In the 1870s Henry Trench of Cangort Park, Roscrea, owned 4,707 acres in county Tipperary, 2,113 acres in county Offaly, 1,926 acres in county Limerick, 1,581 acres in county Galway, 704 acres in county Clare and 432 acres in county Roscommon. His nephew the Reverend William Robert Trench of Liverpool owned 817 acres in county Tipperary.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Northampton Northampton Kinvarradoorus Gort Kinvarra 107 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M397083
OS Sheet: 113
Discovery map: 52
Ballingarry Ballingarry Ballingarry Borrisokane Balllingarry 12 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R985 959
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 53
Redwood House Redwood Dorrha Birr Redwood 5 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: M931 098
OS Sheet: 1
Discovery map: 53
Deer Park Cloghjordanpark Modreeny Borrisokane Cloghjordan 14 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R980 888
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 53
Knockanacree Wood House Knockanacree Modreeny Borrisokane Cloghjordan 14 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R975 892
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Deeds, leases etc re estates in Cos Roscommon, Galway, Mayo, Limerick, Tipperary, Clare, Westmeath, Kings Co (Offaly), Dublin of the Trench family of Cangort Park, including reference to other members of the Trench family, 18th-19th centuries. 99/56/10; National Archives of Ireland
  • Rental of the Trench estates in co. Tipperary, 1835-50. Ms 2575; National Library of Ireland

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Modern printed sources