Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Mason (Cooleen & Cappanihane)

At the time of the first Ordnance Survey Richard Mason held the townland of Cappanihane (772 acres), parish of Corcomohide, barony of Connello Upper, county Limerick. John Mason was the immediate lessor of the townland at the time of Griffith's Valuation. The 994 acre estate of John Mason, Walker Jackson Mason and Myles Jackson Mason in the barony of Connello Upper, including the houses Lisduane and Glenbrooke, was advertised for sale in January and June 1854. The rental included lithographs of both houses. Walker Jackson Mason fourth son of Richard Mason of Cappanihane died in 1882 and Mary Mason of Glenbrooke, widow of Miles Jackson Mason and fourth daughter of John Sullivan of Tullylease, county Cork, died in 1880. In the mid 19th century William Hart(e) Mason held a small estate closeby at Cooleen, parish of Bruree, barony of Coshma. In the 1870s he is recorded as owning 190 acres in the county. In 1854 he married Alice Bevan of the Camass family. In 1882 Joseph Mason died in Australia, he was a son of Joseph Mason of Cooleen and a grandson of Sir Richard Harte of Coolrus, county Limerick.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Lisduane Lisduane Ballingarry Croom Ballygrennan 9 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R479 329
OS Sheet: 38
Discovery map: 65
Cooleen Cooleen Bruree Kilmallock Rockhill 28 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R536 333
OS Sheet: 39
Discovery map: 65
Cappanihane Cappanihane Corcomohide Croom Ballyagran 8 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R482 308
OS Sheet: 38
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Mason, 20 Jan 1854, Vol 26 (11), MRGS 39/011, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Mason, 30 June 1854, Vol 29 (61), MRGS 39/013, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Mason, 15 May 1874, Vol 114 (31), MRGS 39/052, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources