Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Carew (Castleboro & Woodstown)

The Carews were established as landowners in counties Wexford and Waterford since the seventeenth century. Sadleir, referring to the eighteenth century, mentions Shapland Carew of Castleboro serving as MP for Waterford, 1741-1776. Robert Shapland Carew was created Baron Carew in 1834. In the 1870s His son, also Robert Shapland, owned an estate of over 20,000 acres, including over 1900 acres in county Waterford, as well as property in Queen's County and county Wexford. . At the time of Griffith's Valuation, Lord Carew was among the principal lessors in the parishes of Kilmacomb and Kill St.Nicholas, barony of Gaultiere, county Waterford.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Woodstown (Waterford) Woodstown Lower Kilmacomb Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S692058
OS Sheet: 18
Discovery map: 76
Mount Alto Knockavelish Killea Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S693044
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 76
Knockavelish Cottage Knockavelish Killea Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S695041
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 76
Burrow House Woodstown Lower Kilmacomb Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S696056
OS Sheet: 18
Discovery map: 76
Gaultiere Lodge Ballyglan Kill St. Nicholas Waterford Wodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S695050
OS Sheet: 10
Discovery map: 76
Ballyglan House Ballyglan Kill St. Nicholas Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S692046
OS Sheet: 10
Discovery map: 76
Ballyglan Whelan) Ballyglan Kill St. Nicholas Waterford Woodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S689045
OS Sheet: 10
Discovery map: 76

Archival sources

  • Deeds relating to the property of the Carew family in Co. Waterford, 1694-1813. D. 23,309-19: Hoey and Denning, parcel 55 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Carew Papers, Collection of family papers of the Carew family of Castle Boro, Co. Wexford, 18th-19th c. ; National Archives of Ireland
  • 1744-1859: misc family corresp and papers; Trinity College Dublin
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey files: Barony of Gaultier; Waterford County Library

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources