Landed Estates
NUI Galway


William Pike bought 7,791 acres of Carrickkildavnet, Dereen and Shraheens, parish of Achill, barony of Burrishoole, county Mayo for £2,333 from the sale of the O'Donels of Newport Achill estate in the Encumbered Estates' Court. In 1876 he was recorded as the owner of 10,697 acres valued at £673. By March 1916 the Pikes had accepted an offer from the Congested Districts' Board for the purchase of their estate, of which they wished to repurchase 246 acres. The Pike house -Glendarary - was still in the possession of the grandson of William Pike in 1958.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Glendarary House Sraheens Achill Newport Dooega 124 Burrishoole Mayo OSI Ref: L722 996
OS Sheet: 65
Discovery map: 30

Archival sources

  • Westport Estate Papers, rental of the estate of Miss Mary E. Todd Pike for the year ending Nov 1919. MS 41,078/3; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to William Pike of Glendaravy, Co Mayo and grandson of Richard Pike of Cos Cork and Kildare, 14 June 1875. GO MS 109, 325-326; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy wills and grants of probate of Richard James Pike 1892 and William Pike 1882. T.9671 & T.9672, Small Accs. Index 18; National Archives of Ireland

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