Landed Estates
University of Galway

Hewitson [Hewetson] & Eden

Amelia Sarah Hewitson or Hewetson, with an address at Merton, Enniscorthy, county Wexford, owned over 1500 acres in county Sligo in 1876. Merton was a property formerly owned by Thomas Whitney. Hussey de Burgh states that Mrs. Hewitson and Mrs Alice Eden, who also resided in Wexford, were sisters. Burke shows that they were Thomas Whitney's daughters. They owned over 3000 acres in county Sligo as well as substantial lands in Cavan, Meath and Wexford. In 1906 H.A. Hewitson owned over 500 acres of untenanted land in the barony of Tirerrill.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Annagh Lodge Aughnacloy Kilmactranny Boyle Ballynashee 1 Tirerrill Sligo OSI Ref: G848156
OS Sheet: 35
Discovery map: 25