Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Fawcett (Ballykinlettragh)

The Fawcetts were resident on the townlands of Ballykinlettragh, parish of Kilfian, and Ballinglen, parish of Doonfeeny, barony of Tirawley, county Mayo, at the time of the first Ordnance Survey c 1838. Lewis records Mount Glynne, the residence of J. Faussett, and Gross Lodge of R. Faussett. John and Richard Fausett MD were brothers and they had sisters: Jane who married Reverend Francis Little, Anne who married Andrew Watts and Mary who married Robert Mostyn. John Fawcett was agent to his sister, Mrs Watts, who was leasing Glencolry Lower from the Knoxes of Castlereagh. John Fausett married Matilda, widow of John Knox of Stoneville, Crossmolina. They were also connected to the Bournes family of Rossport.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballykinlettragh Ballykinlettragh Kilfian Killala Kilfian West 97 Tirawley Mayo OSI Ref: G097 338
OS Sheet: 14
Discovery map: 23
Ballinglen Cottage Ballinglen Doonfeeny Killala Ballycastle 94 Tirawley Mayo OSI Ref: G094 338
OS Sheet: 14
Discovery map: 23

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Bingham, 27 Apr 1855, Vol 34, MRGS 39/016, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Higgins Papers/Palmer Collection. Ms 1057; National Library of Australia

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Modern printed sources