Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Greene (Ballymacreece)

In 1703 Abraham Greene of Ballynard, county Limerick, bought some of the forfeited estates of James II in the barony of Clanwilliam, county Limerick, including Ballymacreece and of James FitzGerald of Ballynard in the barony of Connello. The Greenes intermarried with the Blennerhassetts and the Massys. In 1770 Letitia Greene eldest daughter and co heiress of Abraham Greene of Ballymacreece married John Armstrong of Farney Castle and Mount Heaton. Letitia' sister Elizabeth married James Barry of Ballyclogh, county Cork.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballymacreese Ballymacreese Ludden Limerick Ballybricken 48 Clanwilliam Limerick OSI Ref: R635 493
OS Sheet: 14
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Pedigree of Greene of Ballymacreese, circa 1680-1820. GO MS 178:382; National Library of Ireland
  • Papers re estates of Greeen family in Ballymacreese, Co Limerick & Co Fermanagh, 18th century. M.5555(1-5); National Archives of Ireland
  • Deeds & other papers re properties of Waller family in Co Limerick, mainly 18th century, include reference to this family. Small Accs Index 78, Co. 2453-2464, D.11,802-11,980, M.1039-1049, T.3858-3873; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources