Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Foss

In June 1858 the interest of Christopher Vaughan Foss in the lands of Springrove, barony of Duhallow, Ryefield, barony of Barrymore, premises in Cork city and barony, county Cork and in the lands of Burgessland and others, barony of Iffa and Offa West, county Tipperary, were advertised for sale. Christopher Vaughan Foss was a soldier who sold his commission and went to Red River, Manitoba, Canada as a staff officier of the Chelsea pensioners. He was involved in a sensational court case involving the reputation of a Mrs Ballendan and by 1852 was living in Australia. http://www.biographi.ca/009004-119.01-e.php?BioId=38205

Associated Families

No houses were found for this estate

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Foss, 17 June 1858, Vol 52 (32), MRGS 39/025, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland