Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Fetherston (Co Limerick)

At the time of Griffith's Valuation Robert Fetherston held land in the parishes of Clonelty, barony of Glenquin and Bruree, barony of Connello Upper, county Limerick. In February 1855 his 565 acres at Ahalin, barony of Glenquin, on which there was a "neat cottage residence suited for a gentleman's family", were advertised for sale. This residence was sold to Mr J.D. Fitzgerald Member of Parliament for £2,350. In June 1861 284 acres of Ahalin was readvertised.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Bruree House Garroose Bruree Kilmallock Bruree 25 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R550 296
OS Sheet: 39
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Fetherston, 1 Feb 1855, Vol 32 (30) & Vol 33 (20), MRGS 39/014 & 39/015 (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Fetherstone, 14 Oct 1851, Vol 11 (19), MRGS 39/005, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Fetherston, 6 June 1861, Vol 62 (5), MRGS 39/031, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • William D. Mockler, 59 South Mall, Cork, solicitor's collection re property in Cork Co & City, 1667-1920, includes lease of Garrane, parish of Bruree, Oliver Dowlin to Robert Fetherson, 1804. Small Accs Index 87, D.15430; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources