Landed Estates
NUI Galway

White (Greenhall & Abbeyville)

This family share a common ancestry with the Whites of Kilmoylan, county Limerick. Benjamin White was a younger brother of John White of Cappaghwhite, county Tipperary. He was born in 1682 and married Catherine Finch (or Waller) and had a son, Henry White of Greenhall and New Ross, county Tipperary. In November 1765 ''Faulkner's Dublin Journal'' records the marriage of Henry White to his second wife, Elizabeth Maunsell of Macollop Castle. ''Burke's Irish Family Records'' states that they were the ancestors of the Whites of Greenhall, county Tipperary and Mainster and Abbeyville, county Limerick. ''The Hibernian Magazine'' of 1775 records the marriage of Richard White of Greenhall and Miss O'Donnell of Clonmoney, county Clare. The Ordnance Survey Name Books record Mrs. White of Dublin as the owner of property in the parish of Abington in 1840. In April 1851 the Greenhall estate comprised of 424 acres in the barony of Owney and Arra, belonging to Richard White and others, was advertised for sale. http://trove.nla.gov.au/ndp/del/article/13032679. It was purchased by Edward White. The Freeman's Journal reported that it was purchased by Timothy O'Brien for over £1000.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Clonmoney West Clonmoney West Bunratty Ennis Drumline 40 Bunratty Lower Clare OSI Ref: R427 625
OS Sheet: 51
Discovery map: 58
Monaster House Monaster North Monasteranenagh Croom Abbeyville Pubblebrien Limerick OSI Ref: R545 415
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 65
Abbeyville Monaster South Monasteranenagh Croom Abbeyville 13 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R552 405
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 65
Greenhall Greenhall Killoscully Nenagh Greenhall 103 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R771 706
OS Sheet: 25
Discovery map: 59
Shallee Shallee (White) Killoscully Nenagh Greenhall 103 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R796 712
OS Sheet: 26
Discovery map: 59
Fort Henry Garrynatineel Templeachally Nenagh Ballina 97 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R705 703
OS Sheet: 25
Discovery map: 58
New Ross New Ross Kilnarath Nenagh Owney & Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R745636
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), White, 4 Apr 1851, Vol 6 (30), MRGS 39/002, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources