Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Blackett

The Blacketts were a Northumberland family with their seat at Wylam, Newcastle on Tyne. In 1852 Montague Blackett bought the Greenhills demesne, near Moneygall, county Tipperary, from the Minchin family (see http://www.igp-web.com/tipperary/estates/est_news.htm) In May 1852 Montague's brother Edward Algernon Blackett married Lucy daughter of the Reverend William Minchin of Greenhills. He purchased Lots 3 and 4 of the Greenhills estate for sale in 1852, 1194 acres in county Tipperary and 500 acres in King's County (Offaly). He also purchased parts of the Biggs estate in the same year. In the 1870s their son Edward Blackett of Wylam, Northumberland, owned 614 acres in county Tipperary and 491 acres in King's County (Offaly).

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Green Hills Greenhills Cullenwaine Roscrea Borrisnoe 114 Ikerrin Tipperary OSI Ref: S034 816
OS Sheet: 22
Discovery map: 59