Landed Estates
NUI Galway


This family held land in county Limerick in the 18th and early 19th centuries. In 1866 Lenihan wrote that the Cripps were then represented by John Gleeson, a solicitor of Limerick, who had married the daughter of the 'late' Alderman John Cripps, the last make representative of the family.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Fort Elizabeth Garrane Monasteranenagh Croom Garrane 18 Pubblebrien Limerick OSI Ref: R536 424
OS Sheet: 22
Discovery map: 65
Kilpeacon Kilpeacon Kilpeacon Croom Kilpeacon 6 Smallcounty Limerick OSI Ref: R561 472
OS Sheet: 22
Discovery map: 65
Cherrygrove Ballymacrory Croom Croom Croom 16 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R530 377
OS Sheet: 31
Discovery map: 65
Cahernarry House Cahernarry (Cripps) Cahernarry Limerick Ballysimon 45 Clanwilliam Limerick OSI Ref: R623 520
OS Sheet: 13
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • C. Deane Oliver Collection, deeds, testamentary & legal documents re estates of families of Cripps of Calmony, Cahirnary & city of Limerick; Oliver of Clonodfoy, Co Limerick & Aldworth of Newmarket, Co Cork. Small Accs Index 1/634, T.3880-1, D.12012-28 & Co 2473-5 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Milward, Jones, Mayne & Knapp Collection, includes Encumbered Estates' Court Rental for Edward Crips Villliers estates in Cos Limerick, Kilkenny & Clare, 16 july 1850. M.5188; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources