The gravestone inscriptions from St Mary's Churchyard, Thurles, county Tipperary record the family of Thomas Ryan of Thurles who died on 31 July 1818 aged 71 and his wife Catherine and their sons John, Jeremiah and Thomas. William Ryan son of Thomas Ryan of Thurles died on 29 July 1841 aged 65. see http://www.igp-web.com/igparchives/ire/tipperary/cemeteries/st-marys-thurles.txt In May 1855 lands at Mullanes and Laharden, the estate of Thomas Ryan were advertised for sale in the Encumbered Estates' Court. In February 1865 the estate of Thomas Ryan at Rathmanna, Lognafulla and Mullanes, barony of Eliogarty, held on a lease from James Doherty to Thomas Ryan, grandfather of Thomas Ryan, was advertised for sale amounting to approximately 340 acres. At the same time Daniel, John and Robert O'Connell were advertising the sale of their interest in the lands of Rathmanna and in lands in the barony of Duhallow, county Cork. Margaret Ryan, sister of Thomas Ryan was married to Thomas Cormack of Clonmel.
- Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Ryan, 9 Feb 1865, Vol 75 (38), MRGS 39/037, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland
- Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), O’Connell, 17 Jan 1865, Vol 75 (14), MRGS 39/037, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
- Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Ryan, 10 May 1855, Vol 34 (58), MRGS 39/016, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
- Receipts and letters connected to Ryan of Thurles including Navy papers to R.C.F. Ryan 15 December 1908. Box 41; Roscrea Heritage Society Centre, Damer House, Roscrea