Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Price (Ardmayle)

In the mid 19th century William Price held land in the parishes of Ballysheehan, Brickendown, Kilconnell and Magorban, barony of Middlethird, county Tipperary. Richard Price also held land in Magorban parish and in the parish of Holycross, barony of Eliogarty. Richard & Charity Price of Ardmayle, Cashel, Tipperary. On Oct 11, 1853, at Ardmayle Church, Richard Price (1795-1862), of Ardmayle House was the son of Thomas Price of Ardmayle who married Charity Elizabeth Long, eldest daughter of Edward Thomas Long of Fort Edward & Longfield, Cashel, county Tipperary, by his wife, Mary Crozier Clarke. Thomas E. Price, son of Richard and Charity Price of Ardmayle & Mayfield, Cashel, married Barbara Murphy, daughter of Edmond W. Murphy, of Woodford House, Holy Cross, county Tipperary in 1875. In the 1880s, Thomas and his family are reputed to have emigrated to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. In the 1870s the representatives of Richard Price of Ardmayle, Cashel, owned 1,253 acres and Thomas Price of Coleraine, Cashel owned 658 acres in county Tipperary. The Wallis sale of the lands of Kilshenane, barony of Clanwilliam in May 1868, show that they were held on a fee farm grant dated 1712 from Joseph Damer of Dublin to Richard Price of Ardmayle. Kilshenane was purchased by John Wallis in the Encumbered Estates Court and conveyed to him on 6 March 1852. see http://boards.ancestry.com/surnames.price/4869/mb.ashx?pnt=1

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ardmayle/Clonmore Clonmore North Ardmayle Cashel Ardmayle 34 Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S055 454
OS Sheet: 52
Discovery map: 66
Mayfield House Brickendown Brickendown Cashel Magorban 57 Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S113 403
OS Sheet: 61
Discovery map: 66
Coleraine Coleraine Magorban Cashel Magorban 57 Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S131 410
OS Sheet: 61
Discovery map: 66
Woodhouse (Middlethird) Woodhouse Magorban Cashel Ardsallagh 40 Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S169409
OS Sheet: 62
Discovery map: 66

Archival sources

  • Egmont Diary. Note by the Earl of Egmont concerning the sale of Sherpstown, Co. Tipperary to Mr Price of Tipperary, Aug. 24, 1732. Vol. I., (1920), pp. 290-291; EGMONT MSS
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Wallis & Murphy, 26 May 1868, Vol 89 (60), MRGS 39/043, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources