Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Carew (Woodinstown)

The Carews of Woodinstown, county Tipperary, were a branch of the Carew family, Barons of Castle Boro and Woodstown, county Waterford. Lynn Carew was the fourth son of Robert Carew who married Anne, daughter of Andrew Lynn of Ballynamona, county Waterford in the 1670s. His older brother, Andrew, founded the Ballinamona Carews. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Robert Carew held an estate in the parishes of Cooleagh and Knockgraffon, barony of Middlethird, county Tipperary. Lynn Carew held land in the parishes of Outeragh, barony of Middlethird and Relickmurry and Athasssel, barony of Clanwilliam, county Tipperary. The fee simple estates of Robert Carew of Woodenstown, amounting to over 2,000 acres, were advertised for sale in November 1854. In the 1870s Richard Carew of Woodinstown owned 1,277 acres in county Tipperary and Joseph Carew of America owned 725 acres. The lands of Glenegat, barony of Middlethird, the estate of Richard Reginald Carew were advertised for sale in November 1878. Glenegat had been previously advertised in November 1855.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Woodinstown Woodinstown Knockgraffon Cashel Knockgraffon 56 Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S100 309
OS Sheet: 69
Discovery map: 66
Rathcloheen Rathcloheen Reclickmurry & Athassel Tipperary Thomastown 165 Clanwilliam Tipperary OSI Ref: R992 371
OS Sheet: 68
Discovery map: 66
Kilcarren Kilcarren Lorrha Borrisokane Lorrha East 17 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: M942 027
OS Sheet: 4
Discovery map: 53

Archival sources

  • Notations of leases and settlements concerning the Carew family of Co. Tipperary and mentioning deeds of 1725 and 1726. Genealogical Office: Ms. 144, p.48 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Map, with tenants' names, of part of estate of Robert Carew, Woodenstown, Co. Tipperary, 1813. M.6853 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Carew, 16 Nov 1854, Vol 31 (31), MRGS 39/014, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Carew, (Glenegat),15 Nov 1855, Vol 36 (52), MRGS 39/017, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Land Judges’ Court Rentals (O’Brie), Carew, 5 Nov 1878, Vol 134 (20), 10 June 1879, Vol 136 (27) & 3 May 1881, Vol 141 (30), MRGS 39/060 & 39/062, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Notations of leases and settlements concerning the Carew family of Co. Tipperary and mentioning deeds of 1725 and 1726. Genealogical Office: Ms. 144, p.48 ; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources