Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Monckton

This family descend from Nicholas Monckton who was clerk to the Limerick market in 1618. By the beginning of the 18th century this family held land in the Ballingarry locality of county Limerick and intermarried with such families as the Odells. Liskennet and Kilmore, which they leased to the Tuthill family, were their main residences.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Liskennet Liskennet East Ballingarry Croom Coolrus 12 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R487 359
OS Sheet: 38
Discovery map: 65
Kilmore Kilmore Demesne Ballingarry Croom Coolrus 12 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R495 351
OS Sheet: 38
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Genealogical report on Monckton of Ballingarry Co Limerick & Monckton Cary, circa 1650-1820. GO MS 815:21; National Library of Ireland
  • Genealogical will abstracts, Nicholas Monckton, Liskenet, Co Limerick, 1725. 999/5/1; National Archives of Ireland

Modern printed sources

  • ''Irish Ancestor'': DE BREFFNY, Brian. Monckton of Co Limerick. IV (1972), 15-20
  • ''Irish Ancestor'': Abstracts of Wills. Will of Nicholas Monckton of Liskennet, 1721.
  • NATIONAL LIBRARY OF IRELAND. Special Lists.: Summary Catalogue of material in deed boxes in the strong room of McGillicuddy, Darley & Orpen, solicitors, Kildare St, Dublin, include reference to Nicholas Monckton of Ballyneale, Co Limerick 1695 (unsorted collection in NA). Special List 350