Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Atkinson (Ashley Park)

The Atkinsons of Ashley Park and South Park, county Tipperary, were a junior branch of the Atkinsons of Cangort, county Offaly. Anthony Atkinson of South Park married Catharine, daughter of Dominick Blake of Castlegrove, county Galway and his wife, Frances Netterville. They had three sons James, Charles of South Park and George Guy of Ashley Park. In the mid 19th century George Atkinson held land in the parishes of Ardcrony, Cloghprior and Knigh, barony of Lower Ormond and Charles Atkinson held land in the parish of Ballingarry. In the 1870s James N. Atkinson of Ashley Park owned 2,108 acres in county Tipperary and 961 acres in county Galway.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
South Park Rahinane Ballingarry Borrisokane Ballingarry 12 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R975 968
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 53
Ashleypark Ashleypark Cloghprior Nenagh Ardcrony 83 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R879 861
OS Sheet: 15
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Pedigree of Atkinson of Kiltobret and Camgort in King's Co., and Parkin in Co. Tipperary, also Wray 1626 - 1812. Genealogical Office: Ms.168, pp.234-5 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Biggs-Atkinson Papers, in possession of John Mounsey, Nenagh, in 1996.; Private Possession
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Evans, 20 Dec 1859, Vol 57 (57), MRGS 39/029, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Atkinson (Curraghmore & Gortmunga), 7 July 1863, Vol 69 (30), MRGS 39/034, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Papers re Atkinson & Trench families of Cangort, including reference to lands in co Tipperary, mainly 18th & 19th centuries. 99/56/10; National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Atkinson (Quakerstown), 1851, Vol 6 (41), MRGS 39/003, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Atkinson estate and family papers, c 1689-1860, unsorted collection. Acc No 1878, PC 584-587; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources