Landed Estates
NUI Galway


In the mid 19th century Thomas Smallman held land at Roscrea, barony of Ikerrin, county Tipperary. He was a tenant of the Earl of Portarlington. This family were merchants in the town. There are references to Isaac Smallman of Montevideo, Roscrea : a chemical manufacturer, shipowner and merchant in Cork and Dublin. ''The Nenagh Guardian'' of 19 August 1870s reports the death of Mary Anne, widow of the late Isaac Smallman of Montevideo and Roscrea "who died on the 15th at 151 Rathgar Road, Dublin". In October 1866 and June 1867 premises in the town and some lands, the estate of Eliza Smallman, were advertised for sale . The second sale included 147 acres in county King's County (Offaly). The Irish Times reports on the purchasers of some of these lots in December 1867. Demesne lands were purchased by D. Bergin while other land was bought by Messers. Powell and Shepperd. Arms were the same for the Smallman families of King's County, Dublin and county Tipperary, descendants of Robert Smallman who died in 1699.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Montevideo House Clybanane Roscrea Roscrea Roscrea 120 Ikerrin Tipperary OSI Ref: S121 900
OS Sheet: 12
Discovery map: 60

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Smallman, 10 Oct 1866, Vol 82 (60), MRGS 39/040, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Smallman, 18 June 1867, Vol 85 (78) & 17 Dec 1867, Vol 87 (72), MRGS 39/042, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Mixed legal documents re Smallman estate, Roscrea, mainly early 20th century. Box 39, 40, 52, 59, 62 ; Roscrea Heritage Society Centre, Damer House, Roscrea

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources