Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Short

Members of the Short family held land from the Honourable O.F.G. Toler and others, mainly in the locality of Nenagh, including the parishes of Ballyclogh, Kilkeary and Templedowney, barony of Upper Ormond, county Tipperary in the mid 19th century. Jonathan Short held land in the parish of Loughkeen, barony of Lower Ormond. The Shortt property at Summerhill, 183 acres in the barony of Ikerrin, was held on a lease from Benjamin Frend to William Shortt dated 1736. This land was for sale in December 1863. Other property at Nenagh belonging to member of the Shortt family was for sale in December 1867. In September 1872 Thomas Henry Howard Shortt of the Bengal Civil Service, second son of William Shortt, MD, married Elise, second daughter of Robert Hall of Merton Hall, county Tipperary (''The Medical Times and Gazette'' 1872).

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Mount Pleasant Killowney Little Ballymackey Nenagh Ballygibbon 108 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R920 823
OS Sheet: 15
Discovery map: 59
Pallas Pallas East Templedowney Nenagh Ballymackey 109 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R970 791
OS Sheet: 21
Discovery map: 59
Ballinamona Ballinamona Kilkeary Nenagh Kilkeary 110 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R932 751
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 59
Clermont House Clermont Kilruane Nenagh Ballylusky 13 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R920 855
OS Sheet: 15
Discovery map: 59
Wingfield Wingfield Loughkeen Birr Clohaskin 2 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: S020 963
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 53

Archival sources

  • Lease by Joseph Lloyd of Killavarday, Co. Tipperary to Jonathan Short of lands in Gurteen, Longford and Tonekelly, Co. Tipperary, April 18, 1698. D. 18,660 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Deed of indemnity from Franks Bernard to Frances Short and others relating to lands of Gurteen and other lands and rents in Co. Tipperary Feb. 17, 1770. D. 18,718 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Shortt, (Summerhill), 10 Dec 1863, Vol 70 (61) & 3 May 1867, Vol 85 (8), MRGS 39/035 & 39/041, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Lay, Shortt, Miller, 10 Dec 1867, Vol 87 (68), MRGS 39/042, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources