Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Simes

Nathaniel P. Simes bought 7,719 acres in five townlands in the parish of Burrishoole, barony of Burrishoole, county Mayo, for £4,000 from the sale of the O'Donel of Newport estate in the Encumbered Estates' Court in the early 1850s. Much of the Simes estate was in the possession of the Stanuell family in the late 19th century. For more information about Teevmore see http://familyhistory.oram.ca/burrishoole/?page_id=1345

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Raigh Lodge Raigh Burrishoole Newport Newport West 148 Burrishoole Mayo OSI Ref: L921 951
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 31
Milcum House Teevemore Burrishoole Newport Derryloughan 145 Erris Mayo OSI Ref: L968 939
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 31
Teevmore Teevmore Burrishoole Newport Derryloughan 145 Burrishoole Mayo OSI Ref: L977 938
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 31

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), O’Donnell, 6 July 1854, Vol 30, MRGS 39/013, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Melcomb photos. 011/063; Irish Architectural Archive
  • Two diaries 1854-1907 and 1887-1919 of John and Arthur Oram, land agents, Burrishoole http://www.ucd.ie/archives/html/collections/oram-john-arthur.html ; University College, Dublin, Archives

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources