The McMurrays appear to have acquired an estate in county Limerick post Griffith's Valuation. In the 1870s John Ripley McMurray Sub Lieutenant in the 12th Dragoon Guards of Roxborough House, Limerick and Patrick's Well is recorded as owning 1,931 acres in county Limerick. In 1875 Margaret Annie, eldest daughter and co heiress of Robert MacMurray of Roxborough married John Leader of Keale House, county Cork. Mrs Leader was resident at Roxborough in 1910.
- Copy of confirmation of arms to descendants of John McMurray & wife Margaret, daughter of Robert Allen & to their son Robert McMurray of Roxborough House, Limerick & Patrickswell, 1 Mar 1862. GO MS 108:400-401; National Library of Ireland
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 151
- HUSSEY DE BURGH, U. H. ''The Landowners of Ireland. An alphabetical list of the owners of estates of 500 acres or £500 valuation and upwards in Ireland''. Dublin: Hodges, Foster and Figgis, 1878. [available online at www.askaboutireland.ie] : 298