Landed Estates
NUI Galway


This estate was centred around the house at Alderford, near Ballyfarnon, in County Roscommon. It included some land in the parish of Tuam, barony of Dunmore, county Galway in the mid 1850s. MacDermott lands in the parish of Kiltrustan, barony and county of Roscommon were offered for sale in January 1852. The MacDermottroe family were connected with the MacDermot family of Coolavin. In the 1870s Thomas Charles McDermott owned 2,505 acres in county Roscommon. See for further details.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Alderford Alderford Kilronan Boyle Ballyfarnan 31 Boyle Roscommon OSI Ref: G871134
OS Sheet: 1
Discovery map: 26
Toberpatrick Toberpatrick Kiltrustan Strokestown Ballygarden 99 Roscommon Roscommon OSI Ref: M951 838
OS Sheet: 23
Discovery map: 33

Archival sources

  • Rentals of MacDermottroe estate, 1888-90, 1893-06. Robinson Collection. , ; Sligo County Library
  • Rental of estate of Thomas MacDermottroe, 1867-70. Roinson Collection. ; Sligo County Library
  • Solicitors' records from office of Longfield, Kelly & Armstrong, probate of will of William French McDermottroe, Alderford House, 1856. T.1205; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of MacDermott roe of Camagh also Alderford, county Roscommon, 1744-1865. GO Ms. 179, 329-34. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), McDermott & Lawder, 23 Jan 1852, Vol 13, MRGS 39/006, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of McDermott of Moylurg & various locations in counties Roscommon & Tipperary. GO Ms.169, 393-404 & 413. ; National Library of Ireland
  • Longfield, Kelly & Armstrong, Solicitors' Collection includes deeds re the McDermottroe. Small Accs. Index 47; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Wynne of Tobberpatrick, Co Roscommon, 1695-1806. GO MS 174: 149; National Library of Ireland
  • Local History files - Alderford; Roscommon County Library

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Modern printed sources