Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Going (Ballyphilip, Co Tipperary)

This family was a junior branch of the Going family of Traverston, Nenagh, county Tipperary. In 1811 Ambrose Going of Ballyphilip married Margaret Pennefather of New York, county Tipperary. In the mid 19th century his estate was mainly located in the parishes of Ballingarry, barony of Slievardagh and Templebeg, barony of Kilnamanagh Upper but Ambrose Going also held land in the parishes of Kilcooly, Modeshil and Mowney, barony of Slievardagh, Magowry and Rathcool, barony of Middlethird. His son William held land in the parish of Graystown, barony of Slievardagh. In the 1870s William Going of Ballyphilip owned 6,398 acres in county Tipperary and 19 acres in county Kilkenny. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Richard Going held the townland of Grange West, 157 acres in the parish of Caherconlish, barony of Clanwilliam, county Limerick. In November 1865 his estate at Grange was advertised for sale. It was held under a fee farm grant from Hugh Nelson Massy dated 1862. It was purchased by J. Gubbins. Premises in the parish of St Mary's Shandon, Cork city, belonging to William Going were advertised for sale in July 1859.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballyphilip Killeheen Ballingarry Callan Ballyphilip 21 Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S269 494
OS Sheet: 55
Discovery map: 67
Ballinunty House Ballinunty Graystown Cashel Graystown 47 Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S236 483
OS Sheet: 54
Discovery map: 67

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Going, 28 Nov 1862, Vol 79 (32), MRGS 39/038, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Going, 14 July 1859, Vol 56 (41), MRGS 39/028, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to the descendants of Benjamin Frend Going, son of William Going of Ballyphilip, Co. Tipperary, and to the elder daughter of the said Benjamin, being Mabel Anna Going, wife of Major Charles Morris Threlfall and sister of William Ambrose Going, also of Ballyphilip, Oct. 30, 1926. Genealogical Office: Ms.111c, fol.86 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Papers in Chancery relating to the property in Co. Tipperary of the Going family, minors, including a marriage settlement of T. Ryan and Mary Going, Aug. 30, 1783. M. 5524 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • S. Gordon & Son, solicitor's collection, includes papers relating to property in Co. Tipperary of the Ryan family, including a number of maps, 1748-1880. Associated names Going and Breen. Small Accs. Index 103, D. 17,910-44: M. 2189-2229: T. 7180-92 ; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources