Landed Estates
NUI Galway

McLoughlin

The McLoughlins held extensive lands in the parishes of Achill and Burrishoole, barony of Burrishoole, county Mayo, on perpetual leases from Thomas John Medlycott, the Earls of Altamont/Marquesses of Sligo and the O'Donels of Newport in the 18th and 19th centuries. Their estate of 12,733 acres with a rental of £1,478 was one of the first sold in the Encumbered Estates' Court in 1850. Part of it was bought by William McCormack of the Irish Beetroot and Sugar Manufacturing Company and the Newfield estate was bought by Henry J. Smith. Property in and around Newport was sold in the Landed Estates Court in May 1866. It was purchaed in trust by Robert Neilson.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Newfield House, Newfield Burrishoole Newport Newport West 148 Burrishoole Mayo OSI Ref: L891 959
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 30

Archival sources

  • Westport Estate Papers, Collection List 78; National Library of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), McLoughlin, 26 Mar 1850, Vol 1, MRGS 39/001, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), McLoughlin, 16 July 1850, Vol 2, MRGS 39/001, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), McLoughlin, 4 May 1866, Vol 81, MRGS 39/039, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Summons and warrant in the Exchequer case of McLaughlin v Clibborn, re lands of Currane, Co Mayo, 1863. M.5657(1-2); National Library of Ireland
  • Statements of title of John McLaughlin to premises in Newport, Currane etc with genealogical information on the Mc Laughlin and Medlycott families, 18-19th century. M.5657a(1-2) ; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources