Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hall (Castlelake)

In the mid 19th century General Hall held land in the parish of Relickmurry and Athassel, barony of Middlethird, county Tipperary. General Gage John Hall was the son of Captain John Hall and Jane Dwyer, daughter of Anthony Dwyer of Singleton, county Limerick. He was Governor of Mauritius 1817-1818 and had a distinguished military career. His sister Elizabeth married Sir John Allen de Burgho 3rd Baronet. General Hall lived at Elmfield House, Exeter and died on 18 April 1854. The Hall estate at Castlelake was advertised for sale in June 1867. The owners were given as John Canny, Gage John Hall Canny, Edward Lee Townsend and his wife Elizabeth otherwise Canny, Isabella Canny, John Shurmer and his wife Sarah otherwise Canny and Anna Hodge Canny. A small part of the estate was held on a lease from William and Thomas Quin to Major General Hall and Francis Dwyer dated 1824. The rest was held in fee simple.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castlelake Cottage Castlelake Relickmurry & Athassel Cashel Cashel Rural Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S039 405
OS Sheet: 60
Discovery map: 66
Rock View Castlelake Relickmurry & Athassel Cashel Cashel Rural Middlethird Tipperary OSI Ref: S036 395
OS Sheet: 60
Discovery map: 66

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Canny, Townsend, Shurmer, 21 June 1867, Vol 86 (3), MRGS 39/042, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Will of Gage John Hall, General in Her Majesty's Army of Elmfield House in the City of Exeter , Devon. 16 June 1854. Records of the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, PROB 11/2193 ; National Archives, UK
  • Anstey and Thompson of Exeter Collection includes title deeds, wills, estate & family papers re the Halls of Exeter, include reference to the Co Tipperary estate, n.d. 1926 B/HL; Devon Record Office, Exeter

Contemporary printed sources