Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Lymbery

Family history sources suggest that the Lymbery family were associated with the barony of Gaultiere, county Waterford, after the Cromwellian settlement when Gregory Lymbery was in possession of Kilcop House. Many members of the family served as clergymen in county Waterford in the eighteenth century. In 1850 Rev.John Lymbery offered over 250 acres of his lands at Drumrusk, barony of Gaultiere for sale in the Encumbered Estates Court. Anne Lymbery offered over 100 acres for sale in Mary 1854. These lands were located at Ballyloughbeg, barony of Gaultiere and held under a lease dated 1701 between Richard Christmas and John Stephens.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Kilcop House Kilcop Upper Kilcop Waterford Wodstown 94 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S670070
OS Sheet: 18
Discovery map: 76
Drumrusk House Drumrusk Kill St. Nicholas Waterford Fatihlegg 90 Gaultiere Waterford OSI Ref: S681081
OS Sheet: 18
Discovery map: 76

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Lymbery, 13 December 1850, Vol 4, MRGS 39/002, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Lymbery, 28 March 1854, Vol 26, MRGS 39/011, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources