The estate of St Lawrence Robert Morgan Tighe amounted to over 500 acres in county Cork in the 1870s. His grandfather was the Honourable and Reverend Thomas St Lawrence, Bishop of Cork and Ross. This family were also related to the Stearnes and to the Morgans of Cottlestown, county Sligo. The main estate of the Tighes was at Mitchelstown, county Westmeath, where they held over 1,800 acres in the 1870s.
- Account book relating to a (Tighe?) household in (Co. Cork?), 1820-22. Ms. 7939; National Library of Ireland
Contemporary printed sources
- ''GRIFFITH'S VALUATION OF IRELAND'[Primary Valuation of Tenements]', 1850-1858. : West Carbery (East) Barony: 36 (Loughmarsh)
- HUSSEY DE BURGH, U. H. ''The Landowners of Ireland. An alphabetical list of the owners of estates of 500 acres or £500 valuation and upwards in Ireland''. Dublin: Hodges, Foster and Figgis, 1878. [available online at www.askaboutireland.ie] : 445
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 136.