Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Scanlan (Ballyknockane)

In March 1851 the lands of Gortnacrehy, barony of Connello Upper, county Limerick, the estate of Michael Lane Scanlan were advertised for sale. At the time of Griffith's Valuation William Scanlan held an estate in the parishes of Newcastle, barony of Glenquin and Ballingarry, parish of Connello Upper, county Limerick. In the 1870s Michael Scanlan of Ballyknockane, Ballingarry, owned 1,105 acres in county Limerick. Newspapers record the marriage in September 1834 of William Scanlan, barrister at law, of Ballyknockane and Aphra Fisher, widow of James Fisher of Charleville, county Clare and daughter of John Browne of Bridgetown, county Clare and in January 1862 of M. Scanlan and Jane daughter of James Fisher.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballyknockane Ballyknockane Ballingarry Croom Ballingarry 7 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R439 378
OS Sheet: 30
Discovery map: 65
Ballynahaha Ballynahaha Ballingarry Croom Ballingarry 7 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R437 370
OS Sheet: 30
Discovery map: 65
Kilbeg Lodge Kilbeg West Ballingarry Croom Kilfinny 5 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R435 385
OS Sheet: 30
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Scanlan, 11 Mar 1851, Vol 6 (6) & 6 May 1851, Vol 7 (7), MRGS 39/002 & 39/003, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Rental of Robert L. Brown, [of Clonboy] agent for estates in Cos Clare, Limerick & Tipperary, including Michael Scanlan of Kilbeg, 1866-1877. MS 5587 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copies of census returns re Scanlon family of Co Limerick, 1851. M.5249 (69); National Archives of Ireland
  • Wodehouse Family of Kimberley Collection, includes records relating to the estate of the Earls of Clare & of the Scanlon family of Co Limerick, mid 19th century. KIM 4/3/20-27; Norfolk Record Office
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey file for parish of Ballingarry, barony of Connello Upper, 1944. Limerick West 5; Limerick Studies Department, Dooradoyle

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources