Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Pennefather (Marlow)

This branch of the Pennefather family descend from William Pennefather, third son of Matthew and Lavinia Pennefather of New Park, county Tipperary. In 1734 William Pennefather of Marlow married Anne daughter of Lovelace Taylor of Noan, county Tipperary. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Matthew and Edward Pennefather held land in the parish of Clogher. Edward Pennefather married Mary Mansergh of Cashel and in the 1870s their son Thomas Pennefather of Marlow owned 1,133 acres in county Tipperary.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Marlow Marlow Clogher Cashel Clogher 49 Kilnamanagh Lower Tipperary OSI Ref: S019 525
OS Sheet: 46
Discovery map: 66

Archival sources

  • S. Gordon & Son, solicitor's collection, includes papers relating to the estates of the Pennefather family in Cos Tipperary, Wicklow, Kildare, Cork & Wexford, 18th & 19th centuries, divided into sections. Small Accs. Index 103, D. 17,597-17,736: T. 7150-7172, M.2090-2175 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Pennefather of Needwood in Staffordshire ...... of Ballyowen (afterwards New Park), of Killshane and Ballyneira, Ballylanigan, Pontevarler in Co. Tipperary, of Coolnamork, Co. Waterford, and of Marlow, c.1520 -- c.1844. Genealogical Office: Ms.176, pp.16 & 29-44 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Typescript copy of history of the Pennefather family of Staffordshire and Ireland, compiled by the Rev. Canon James Pennefather, All Saints' Rectory, Lisnagry, Co. Limerick, [c. 1974?]. Ms 22,312; National Library of Ireland

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