Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Ryan (Inch)

The Ryan family were located at Inch, barony of Eliogarty, county Tipperary, from the late 17th century. In 1783 George Ryan of Inch married Mary, daughter of Philip John Roche of Limerick, and they had four sons. Daniel and Philip died unmarried in the early 1830s, George succeeded to Inch and John Dennis Anna Elizabeth Lenigan of Castle Fogerty in 1824. Their son, John Vivian, succeeded to that estate. In the mid 19th century the Ryan estate was located in the parish of Inch, barony of Eliogarty and Moyaliff and Upperchurch, barony of Kilnamanagh Upper. In the 1870s the representatives of George Ryan of Inch owned 1,694 acres in county Tipperary.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castle Fogarty Castlefogarty Ballycahill Thurles Ballycahill 127 Kilnamanagh Upper Tipperary OSI Ref: S055 594
OS Sheet: 40
Discovery map: 66
Inch Inch Inch Thurles Inch 141 Eliogarty Tipperary OSI Ref: S053 632
OS Sheet: 34
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Ryan of Inch Collection, 1656-1964. BL/EP/R; University College Cork, Boole Library Archives
  • Callanahan Mss - extracts & notes re history of Tipperary including papers re the Ryan family of Inch. Microfilm P 5489; National Library of Ireland
  • Receipts for tithe rent charge to Daniel Ryan and Mary Ryan in respect of lands of Tulloghorton, Co. Tipperary, 1890-1899. Ms. 24,955 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Letters to Thomas L. Kelly, mainly from George Ryan, concerning the relief of distress in the Parish of Inch, Co. Tipperary, 1846-1847. Ms. 20,860 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Grehan Family Papers contain records relating to the Ryans of Inch, 1779-1975, BL/EP/G/ ; University College Cork, Boole Library Archives
  • Copies of documents from the Ryan of Inch collection in the Boole Library. TL/F/21; Tipperary Studies Research Library (Archives), Thurles
  • Irish Tourist Association File, early 1940s, North Tipperary No. 10 (Inch); Tipperary Studies Research Library (Archives), Thurles

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Modern printed sources