Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Piercy/Piercey

At the time of Griffith's Valuation the representatives of William Piercy held some land at Cappagh, barony of Connello Lower, county Limerick. The estate of John Piercy in the vicinity of Limerick city was advertised for sale in July 1868. It was sold to J. Piercy for over £2600. The death of John's daughter, Eliza Piercy of Lower Mallow Street, Limerick, is recorded in ''The Limerick Chronicle'' (23 Feb 1882). Jane Piercy of Rathdowney, widow of William Piercy, died in March 1880. Portions of her estate had been sold in the Landed Estates Court in December 1861 and the purchasers include Messers. King and Studdert [in trust].

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Rathluby Rathluby Quin Tulla Dangan 143 Bunratty Upper Clare OSI Ref: R466 723
OS Sheet: 43
Discovery map: 58

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Piercy, 7 July 1864, Vol 90 (59) & 18 Jan 1870, Vol 96 (6), MRGS 39/044 & 39/046, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Deeds, testamentary, legal & miscellaneous records including documents re William Piercy, mainly 19th century. A.Lane Joynt solicitor's collection, Small Accessions Index 51, Co.965-990, M.353-363, D.5534-5753, T.1176-1198; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources