Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Moore (Moorehill & Sapperton)

In 1851 William Moore was among the principal lessors in the parish of Kilwatermoy, barony of Coshmore & Coshbride, county Waterford. He also held an estate in the parishes of Grangemockler, Templemichael, barony of Slievardagh, Colman and Killeenasteena, barony of Middlethird, county Tipperary. The introduction to the Perceval Maxwell Papers in PRONI states that the Tipperary estate amounted to 2,353 acres and the Waterford one to 2,251 acres. William was a son of William Moore, a nephew of the 1st Earl of Mountcashel. In 1839 his sister Helena married Robert Perceval Maxwell and the Perceval Maxwells eventually inherited the Moore estate. Stephen Moore was among the principal lessors in the parish of Inishlounaght, barony of Glenahiry, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. He owned over 160 acres in county Waterford in the 1870s.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Moorehill Moorehill Kilwatermoy Lismore Kilwatermoy East 67 Coshmore & Coshbride Waterford OSI Ref: X040924
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 81
Sapperton House Sapperton North Kilwatermoy Lismore Kilwatermoy East 67 Coshmore & Coshbride Waterford OSI Ref: X047931
OS Sheet: 28
Discovery map: 81
Ballinattin Ballinattin Upper Mora Cashel Graigue 54 Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S140 314
OS Sheet: 69
Discovery map: 66
Whitestown House (Kilmacthomas) Whitestown Rossmire Kilmacthomas Kilmacthomas 48 Decies without Drum Waterford OSI Ref: S429056
OS Sheet: 16
Discovery map: 75

Archival sources

  • Papers relating to estates in Cos. Waterford and Tipperary of the Moore family, 1805-77. With mention of the Westray family. D. 17,473a-75: T. 7129-30 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Perceval Maxwell Papers, 1606-1969. T1023, D1556, D2480, D3244 & D3817; Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
  • Wills of Rev. Robert Moore of Moorehall, Co. Waterford, 1809, of William Moore and Stephen Moore, both of Saperton, Co. Waterford, 1818 and 1820, with a marriage settlement of W. Moore and Miss Mary Moore, 1812. D. 24,171-5 ; National Library of Ireland

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