Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Browne (Co Cork)

At the time of Griffith's Valuation Reverend Peter Browne held land in the parish of Aghinagh, barony of East Muskerry, county Cork. An estate belonging to Reverend Peter Browne was advertised for sale in June 1856 by his assignee, Robert Baily. The lands involved were Ballymackery (463 acres), Shanakill (461 acres), barony of Muskerry and Lisfihill (302 acres), barony of Kinalea, county Cork and also houses and premises in Cork city. The estate was subject to an annuity to be paid to a Mrs Howiss [Howse]. It was purchased by John Barry, F.H. Downing, Robert Harnett and Mr. Creagh in trust. A further sale took place in June 1857 when the lots were purchased in trust by James Henry Payne. Reverend Peter Browne was the son of Reverend Peter Browne, Dean of Ferms. The Dean was a half brother of the 1st Marquess of Sligo. In 1802 he married Alicia Howse.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ahascragh Glebe/Rectory Ahascragh West Ahascragh Ballinasloe Ahascragh 1 Kilconnell Galway OSI Ref: M780386
OS Sheet: 61
Discovery map: 47

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Baily & Browne, 6 June 1856, Vol 40 (24), MRGS 39/019, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Westport Papers, Collection List 78; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources