Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Tuthill (Drominagh)

Another branch of the Tuthill family descend from George Tuthill who married as his second wife, Anne Chateaureuf, in 1747. Their descendant, Captain William Tuthill, purchased the Biggs estate at Drominagh and Gortmore in 1853 (''Nenagh Guardian'', 20 Nov 1853). William Tuthill held land in the parish of Burgesbeg, barony of Owney and Arra, county Tipperary at the time of Griffith's Valuation. In 1835 he married Frances Taylor of Dublin and they had a son,Charles Edward Tuthill. William Tuthill of Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin, owned 1,307 acres in county Tipperary. William had a brother Marcus who lived at Mota. The estate of Robert Tuthill in the barony of Lower Ormond, county Tipperary was advertised for sale in 1858. Part of the lands of Garrykennedy, the estate of Samuel and Elizabeth Poe continued in the name of Charles Tuthill junior and Sarah Tuthill and Robert Tuthill junior, was advertised for sale in February 1869. A newspaper report records the purchase of their holdings by the Tuthill tenants of Drominagh and Shanakill in 1904, see http://www.igp-web.com/tipperary/estates/est_news.htm

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castle Biggs/Drominagh Drominagh Demesne Terryglass Borrisokane Terryglass 19 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R834 985
OS Sheet: 6
Discovery map: 53
Gortmore Gortmore Terryglass Borrisokane Terryglass 19 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: M846 003
OS Sheet: 6
Discovery map: 53
Mota Mota Kilbarron Borrisokane Kilbarron 10 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R821 953
OS Sheet: 6
Discovery map: 53
Landsdown Landsdown Castletownarra Nenagh Castletown 99 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R748 811
OS Sheet: 19
Discovery map: 59
River View (Knigh) Ballyhogan Knigh Nenagh Knigh 86 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R835843
OS Sheet: 14
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Tuthill, 2 July 1858, Vol 53 (12), MRGS 39/027, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Poe, Tuthill, 23 Feb 1869, Vol 92 (40), MRGS 39/045, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Papers relating to the estates at Lisnamrock, Co. Tipperary of the Langley family, with references to the families of Hemphill, Levinge and Tuthill, 1778-1916. M.5621 (1-55) ; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources