Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Grene

From the 1830s, John Grene or Greene held land in the barony of Kilnamanagh Lower, county Tipperary, from Robert and Helen Usher. His daughter Maria married James Barry of Sandville, county Limerick, in 1837. His son, Nicholas Biddulph Greene, held the townland of Clonaspoe in the parish of Oughterleague, barony of Kilnamanagh Lower from the representatives of Robert Usher at the time of Griffith's Valuation. He also held land in the parish of Glenkeen, barony of Kilnamanagh Upper, while John Greene and Francis Greene held land in the parishes of Clonoulty, barony of Kilnamanagh Lower and Relickmurry and Athassel, barony of Clanwilliam. The latter was held from Colonel Ashworth. Nicholas B. Grene, born 1806, married Catherine, only daughter of Clement Willliam Sadlier of Shrone Hill, county Tipperary, and was succeeded by his eldest son, Clement James Grene, in 1882. John Grene of Cappamurra married Anna Maria Delaney and died in 1877 when he was succeeded by his eldest son, James William Grene. In the 1870s John Grene of Dublin owned 611 acres and Nicholas B. Grene of Grenepark owned 791 acres in county Tipperary.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Woodford Woodford Clonoulty Cashel Clonoulty East 50 Kilnamanagh Lower Tipperary OSI Ref: S034 483
OS Sheet: 52
Discovery map: 66
Grene Park Clonaspoe Oughterleague Cashel Oughterleague 53 Kilnamanagh Lower Tipperary OSI Ref: R994 453
OS Sheet: 52
Discovery map: 66
Cappamurragh Cappamurragh Clonoulty Cashel Ardmayle 34 Kilnamanagh Lower Tipperary OSI Ref: S002 467
OS Sheet: 52
Discovery map: 66
Athasselabbey Athasselabbey North Relickmurry and Athassel Tipperary Thomastown 165 Clanwilliam Tipperary OSI Ref: S008 364
OS Sheet: 68
Discovery map: 66

Archival sources

  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitors' collection, includes deeds relating to lands in Co Tipperary & the Grene, Delaney & Spread families. Contains lease of lands in baronies of Upper & Lower Ormond Charles Earl of Arran to William Spread 1703 & marriage settlement of John Grene of Cappanamurra & Anna Maria Delaney, 1850, 1703-1912. Small Accs. Index 105, T.11,797, M.3857, D.20,998-21,004; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources