Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Barton

The centre of the Barton estate was at Waterfoot near Pettigo in county Donegal. Through marriages with the Johnston family of Kinlough and the Montgomery family of Belhavel they held lands in the barony of Rosclogher, county Leitrim. In 1876 the Barton estate in Leitrim amounted to over 1200 acres. The Ellis family acted as agents for the Bartons on their estates at Kinlough. Members of the Barton family also leased Mount Prospect house from the Connolly estate. See http://homepage.eircom.net/~fmasters/landlords.html#Wardhouse for more. In the 1850s Thomas Johnston Barton was one of the principal lessors in the parish of Tumna, barony of Boyle, county Roscommon. He also held land in the parish of Ogulla, barony of Roscommon. At the time of the first Ordnance Survey, the Roscommon estate was the property of Hugh Barton of Dublin and the agent was Peyton of Knockvicar. This was the Cootehall estate, purchased in the earlier nineteenth century by the Bartons. Hugh Barton was a member of the Grand Panel of county Roscommon in 1828. The Bartons appear to have sold their Roscommon acreage by the 1870s.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ward House Wardhouse Rossinver Ballyshannon Tullaghan 7 Rosclogher Leitrim OSI Ref: G777566
OS Sheet: 1
Discovery map: 16
Mount Prospect Aghaderrard West Rossinver Ballyshannon Aghavoghil 3 Rosclogher Leitrim OSI Ref: G848544
OS Sheet: 2
Discovery map: 16
Coote Hall Cootehall Tumna Boyle Oakport 35 Boyle Roscommon OSI Ref: G894039
OS Sheet: 7
Discovery map: 33