Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Spunner

The sale of the lands of Faddenbeg, parish of Loughkeen, barony of Lower Ormond, county Tipperary, refer to a lease of Faddenbeg to Robert Spunner dated 1778 and his will dated 1793. In the mid 19th century Thomas and Henry Spunner held land in the parishes of Nenagh, Loughkeen, Lorrha, barony of Lower Ormond, Killavinoge and Borrisnafarney, barony of Ikerrin, county Tipperary. Part of the lands of Ballymcegan, including an old dilapidated mansion, the estate (389 acres) of Thomas Spunner was advertised for sale in November 1856. Charles Rolleston Spunner of Glasshouse, Shinrone, King's County (Offaly), who assumed the name of Spunner under the will of Thomas Spunner in 1867, owned 1,177 acres in King's County in the 1870s while at the same time Thomas White Spunner of Miltown House, Shinrone, owned 1,207 acres in King's County and Mrs Elizabeth Spunner of Clyduff, Roscrea owned 1,111 acres in King's County.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Wingfield Wingfield Loughkeen Birr Clohaskin 2 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: S020 963
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 53
Landsdown Landsdown Castletownarra Nenagh Castletown 99 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R748 811
OS Sheet: 19
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Spunner, 18 Nov 1856, Vol 42 (41), MRGS 39/020, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Papers relating to the estate of the Spunner family at Kilogues, etc. Co. Offaly, 19th c. M. 5805 (1-5) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Abernethy, 23 Feb 1854, Vol 26 (36), MRGS 39/011, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Spunner Estate, Milltown Park, Shinrone 1915-1937, including documents re William B. White Spunner Esq. to Florence I. White Spunner. Also White Spunner estate in King's Co. Boxes 42, 43, 71, 72, 85 ; Roscrea Heritage Society Centre, Damer House, Roscrea

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources