Descended from Bishop Joseph Story of Kilmore and his wife Sophia Gore, daughter of Sir William Gore of Castle Gore, county Mayo, the Story family were settled in county Cavan from the mid 18th century. Robert Story or Storey, was one of the principal lessors in the parish of Cloone, barony of Carrigallen, county Leitrim, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. Joseph Story, whose address is given as Bingfield, was the owner of 1479 acres in Leitrim in 1876. Bingfield House, north east of Crossdoney, county Cavan is an early -mid 18th century three story mansion. [34 H374016]
No houses were found for this estate
- Deeds relating to Story family properties in county Leitrim, 19th century. D.6706-11. ; National Library of Ireland
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 306.