Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Blackall

Major Robert Blackall, of Coolamber, Lisryan, county Longford is recorded as owning over 1800 acres in county Leitrim in the 1870s as well as lands in Westmeath and Longford. In 1874 he advertised over 1800 acres in the barony of Mohill for sale in the Landed Estates Court. The Irish Times reported that 450 acres was sold in trust. He was a grandson of a Robert Blackall who was of Coolamber in the late 18th century and son of Samuel Wensley Blackall, a colonial civil servant, who died Governor of Queensland in 1871. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A030164b.htm

Associated Families

No houses were found for this estate

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Blackall, 28 June 1874 , Vol 115, MRGS 39/053, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Blackall, 27 November 1874 , Vol 117, MRGS 39/053, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources