Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Leader (Keale)

A junior branch of the Leader family of county Cork, sharing a common ancestry with the Leaders of Mount Leader. Early generations married members of the Radley family. John Leader was living at Keale, Millstreet, by the beginning of the 18th century and his descendants continued to live at Keale until the property was sold in the early 20th century. The estate was situated in the parishes of Kilmeen and Cullen, barony of Duhallow and amounted to 1,396 acres in the 1870s. Benjamin and Leonard Leader held land in the parishes of Cullen, barony of Duhallow and Clondrohid, barony of West Muskerry in the early 1850s.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Keale House Keale South Cullen Millstreet Keale 281 Duhallow Cork OSI Ref: W302 938
OS Sheet: 39
Discovery map: 79