Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Orme (Abbeytown & Glenmore)

The Ormes of Abbeytown held an estate in the parish of Crossmolina, barony of Tirawley, county Mayo from the mid 18th century. A younger son lived at Glenmore in the early 19th century. The Abbeytown estate of over 5000 acres was sold in the Encumbered Estates' Court in 1852 and the Glenmore estate of 4556 acres in the parishes of Crossmolina and Moygawnagh in 1853.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Glenmore Attishane Crossmolina Ballina Crossmolina North 16 Tirawley Mayo OSI Ref: G107 224
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 23
Abbeytown Abbeytown Crossmolina Ballina Crossmolina North 16 Tirawley Mayo OSI Ref: G138 184
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 23

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Orme, 23 Apr 1852, Vol 14, MRGS 39/006, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Orme, 15 Mar 1853, Vol 20, MRGS 39/009, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Certificate of arms to William H. Orme of Abbeytown, 7 Mar 1845. GO MS 107, 308; National Library of Ireland
  • Map of Abbeytown estate, barony of Tirawley, Co Mayo, 1852. M.6981; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Orme of Staffordshire, Cos Mayo and Sligo and America c 1590-1844. GO MS 175, 179-187; National Library of Ireland
  • Glenmore press cuttings. 132/047 ; Irish Architectural Archive
  • Collis & Ward, solicitors' collection, includes annuity on lands of Abbeytown, Tooreen etc, barony of Tirawley, Fetherston & Orme, 1860. Small Accs. Index 98, D.22,041 ; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources