Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Bourke (Co Tipperary)

A Bourke family owned land at Moatville, barony of Lower Ormond, county Tipperary, in the second half of the 19th century. The fee simple estate of Antonia Jane Belinda Bourke and Anna Mary Stuart wife of Henry Benson Stuart, an author, amounting to 350 acres was advertised for sale in November 1874. It was bought in trust by Adam Mitchell for over £3000. This family may be related to the Bourkes of Thornfields. [The estate of Nicholas Bourke at Curraghleigh and Ballydaffy, barony of Kilnamanagh, was advertised for sale in February 1855.] I

No houses were found for this estate

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Bourke & Stuart, 27 Nov 1874, Vol 117 (32), MRGS 39/053, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Bourke, 1 Feb 1855, Vol 33 (19), MRGS 39/015, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Modern printed sources