Landed Estates
NUI Galway


The Forbes family's main estates were in county Longford, centred on the estate at Newtownforbes. They are recorded as owning over 6000 acres in county Leitrim in the 1870s. In the 1850s the estate was leasing a house valued at £6 to Andrew McCloughesy in the parish of Mohill. Sir Arthur Forbes was granted over 500 acres in counties Galway and Roscommon in 1667.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Georgia Georgia or Gorteenoran Mohill Mohill Rooskey Mohill Leitrim OSI Ref: N054870
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 33