Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Langley (Coal Brook)

A family descended from a Cromwellian soldier,Henry Charles Langley, who was given 1,795 acres in 1674 in the barony of Sliervardagh, county Tipperary . His eldest son and grandson married members of the Clutterbuck family. The three main branches of the family descend from Henry Langley of Lisnamrock and his wife Anne Clutterbuck and lived at Coalbrook, Brittas Castle and at Archerstown, all in county Tipperary. The Coalbrook estate was located in the parishes of Ballingarry, Crohane and Lickfinn, barony of Slievardagh in the mid 19th century. In the 1870s George and Henry Langley of Coalbrook owned 1,967 acres and 630 acres respectively in county Tipperary, while John Langley of Knockanure (Lickfinn) owned 1,724 acres.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Coalbrook Coalbrook Ballingarry Callan Ballyphilip 21 Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S287 524
OS Sheet: 49
Discovery map: 67
Lisnamrock Castle Lisnamrock Ballingarry Callan Ballyphilip 21 Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S284 499
OS Sheet: 55
Discovery map: 67
Lickfinn Lickfinn Lickfinn Urlingford New Birmingham Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S240 492
OS Sheet: 54
Discovery map: 67
Knockanglass Knockanglass Killenaule Cashel Cooleagh 45 Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S196 419
OS Sheet: 62
Discovery map: 66
Venter Fair Clashduff Ballingarry Callan Ballyphillip Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S292500
OS Sheet: 49
Discovery map: 67

Archival sources

  • Papers relating to the estates at Lisnamrock, Co. Tipperary of the Langley family, with references to the families of Hemphill, Levinge and Tuthill, 1778-1916. M.5621 (1-55) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Abstracts of title to charges on estate of Charles Henry Langley, Lisnamrock. M.5272-5273; National Archives of Ireland
  • F. Lynam Accession, includes deeds re lands in Co Tipperary of Fergus Langley, 1833, 1848. Small Accs. Index 65, D.16,262-3; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources