Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Keatinge (Co Tipperary)

''Burke's Family Records'' refers to John Keatinge of Garranlea, Cashel, county Tipperary who farmed 13,000 acres in county Tipperary in the mid 18th century. In 1762, his son, Michael Keatinge of Millicent, county Kildare, married Maria De Burgh and held lands in counties Limerick, Clare and Tipperary. In 1770s he is described as being in financial difficulties "greatly embarrassed" and his farms worth £1,500 (Kilboy Papers). His younger brother, Bryan, of Cork, married into the Sheedy family of Cork and the Westropp family of county Clare. At the time of Griffith's Valuation John Keating held land in the parish of Rathkeale, barony of Connello Lower, county Limerick and the representatives of Michael D. Keatinge held land in the parish of Carrick, barony of Iffa and Offa East, county Tipperary while Leonard and James Keating held land in the parishes of Knockgraffon and Baptistgrange, barony of Middlethird, county Tipperary. Michael Keating was the proprietor of the county Limerick land at the time of the first Ordnance Survey. In the 1870s Henry S[heehy] Keating of Limerick owned 971 acres in county Tipperary, Michael Keating of Hotel, Cahir owned 587 acres in the same county and Michael D. Keating of Woodsgift House, county Kilkenny owned 1,211 acres in county Galway and 1,912 acres in county Kilkenny.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
The Cottage Deerpark Carrick Carrick on Suir Carrick on Suir Rural Iffa and Offa East Tipperary OSI Ref: S386 220
OS Sheet: 85
Discovery map: 75
Garranlea Garranlea Knockgraffon Cashel Killeenasteena 55 Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S052 333
OS Sheet: 68
Discovery map: 66

Archival sources

  • Detailed abstracts of wills of Keating of Castlewaring and Kicullig, Co. Kildare, of Possickstown, Co. Meath, of Gurteen, Co. Waterford, of Ballyninmory, Co. Carlow, of Arborhill and Shanballyduff and Garranlea and Rossertown and Knoctragh, all in Co. Tipperary, 1737 - 1775. Genealogical Office: Ms.139, pp.227-8 & 233-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of deeds of family of Keating of Nicholastown and Derry Grath, both in Co. Tipperary, 1741 - 1785. Genealogical Office: Ms.801, p.9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Ordnance Survey Sheet showing the estate of Michael Keating and others in Co. Tipperary, 19th c. M. 1143 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Keating, Barons of Nicholstown, Co. Tipperary, of Baldwinstown, Co. Wexford and of Britany, France, c.1575 -- c.1750. Genealogical Office: Ms.164, pp.61 & 65 & 89 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Transcripts of deeds relating to the lands of Castletown, Barony of Eliogarty, Co. Tipperary, and the families Butler, Rice, Laffan, Hackett and Keating, 1689 -- 1781. Genealogical Office: Ms.142, pp.74-8 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Cope Papers. Miscellaneous papers referring to the Westberry estates in Wicklow and Meath, with ref. to the Garnett family, 1745-67, to the Keating estate in Tipperary, Clare and Limerick, 1768, 1790 and to various properties in Dublin City 1764-1800. Mss. 43 M. 48 (3022-3057) ; Hampshire Record Office
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Kyan, Keatinge & St George, (Crohane, Co Tipperary & Co Kilkenny), 31 Jan 1862, Vol 64 (27), MRGS 39/032, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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