Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hawkshaw/Hawkeshaw

The Hawkshaws held land from the Cole Bowens in the parish of Ballymackey, barony of Upper Ormond, county Tipperary, from the 1720s. In January 1804 Richard Hawkshaw of Milbrook, Co. Tipperary, married a Miss Going, daughter of James Going of Belleisle, county Clare. At the time of Griffith's Valuation the representatives of Richard Hawkeshaw held land in the parishes of Dolla, Kilnaneave and Templedowney, barony of Upper Ormond, county Tipperary. Benjamin Hawkeshaw of Falleen, county Tipperary, died at Richmond Terrace, Limerick on 21 December 1858. The fee simple estate of the Reverend Edward George Armstrong at Millbrook, 327 acres in the barony of Upper Ormond was advertised for sale in March 1852.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Falleen Falleen Ballymackey Nenagh Ballymackey 109 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R976 808
OS Sheet: 22
Discovery map: 59
Knockane Knockane Templedowney Nenagh Ballymackey 109 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R978 797
OS Sheet: 22
Discovery map: 59
Millbrook Millbrook Kilnaneave Nenagh Kilkeary 110 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R922 735
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 59
Behamore Behamore (Hawkshaw) Modreeny Borrisokane Cloghjordan 14 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: S001 908
OS Sheet: 11
Discovery map: 53
Ballymackeogh Ballymackeogh Kilvellane Nenagh Newport 96 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R709 615
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 58
Derryleigh House Derryleigh Kilvellane Nenagh Newport 96 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R737 614
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Armstrong, 12 Mar 1852, Vol 44 (10), MRGS 39/006, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources