Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Fawcett (Lecarrow)

In 1830 James Nesbitt Cullen conveyed lands at Lough Allen, county Leitrim to James Fawcett. In 1840 he married Francis Elizabeth Le Fanu (''The Gentleman's Magazine''). In the 1870s the James Fawcett and the Reverend Edward Fawcett, both of Strandhill, are recorded as owning over 1,000 acres in county Leitrim.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Strandhill Lecarrow or Strandhill Inishmagrath Manorhamilton St. Patrick's 43 Dromahaire Leitrim OSI Ref: G932219
OS Sheet: 18
Discovery map: 26

Archival sources

  • L'estrange Fawcett papers, see Website: http://www.suffolkcc.gov.uk/sro/ for more details. ; Suffolk Record Office: Ipswich Branch
  • W.B. Scott, solicitor's collection, includes lease of Brickfield, Co Leitrim, by Fawcett, 1875 & copy will of William James Fawcett, Strand Hill, Co Leitrim, army surgeon, 1877. Small Accs. Index 76, D.10,736 & T.3692; National Archives of Ireland
  • 1830 Lease. Memorial 855.139.571139; Registry of Deeds

Contemporary printed sources