Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Apjohn (Pallas House)

Thomas Apjohn was resident at Pallasgreen, county Limerick, at the end of the 18th century. His son James, a well known physician, mineralogist and chemist was born at Sunville in 1796. In 1850 Dr James Apjohn was appointed Professor of Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin. In the 1870s Dr James Apjohn of Blackrock, county Dublin owned 386 acres in county Limerick while Frances Apjohn of Sunville owned 94 acres.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Abington House Dromeliagh Abington Limerick Abington 72 Owneybeg Limerick OSI Ref: R715533
OS Sheet: 14
Discovery map: 65
Sunville Sunville Grean Tipperary No 2 Grean 146 Coonagh Limerick OSI Ref: R777 474
OS Sheet: 24
Discovery map: 65
Pallas House Pallashill Grean Tipperary No 2 Grean 146 Coonagh Limerick OSI Ref: R759 442
OS Sheet: 24
Discovery map: 65
Kildromin Kildromin Kilteely Kilmallock Kilteely Smallcounty Limerick OSI Ref: R717419
OS Sheet: 32
Discovery map:

Archival sources

  • Documents re properties in Co Limerick & Dublin city of the Apjohn family, include reference to Atkins & Lloyd families, 1826-1906. M.5377a; National Archives of Ireland
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitor's collection, includes papers re estate of Michael M. L. Apjohn in Co Limerick, 1884-1916. Small Accs. Index 105, M.3632 (1-23); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources

  • ''The Old Limerick Journal'': DWYER, Michael. James Apjohn of Pallasgreen 1795-1886. XXXV (1998), 34-35
  • NATIONAL LIBRARY OF IRELAND. Special Lists.: Summary Catalogue of material in deed boxes in the strong room of McGillicuddy, Darley & Orpen, solicitors, Kildare St, Dublin, include records re Apjohn estate, Irish Land Commission sale papers circa 1900-1950 (unsorted collection in NA). Special List 350