At the time of the first Ordnance Survey, Lecarrow, containing 515 acres, in the parish of Annagh, barony of Costello, county Mayo, belonged to William Graydon, a lawyer based in Dublin. William Graydon also owned a county Galway estate comprised of 1007 acres in the barony of Clare. Thomas Graydon of Ballinasloe was the agent. In 1852 the Graydon estates in counties Mayo, Galway, Kildare and Dublin were advertised for sale in the Encumbered Estates' Court, George Graydon was recorded as owner. Austin O'Malley bought 413 acres in the parish of Cargin and Thomas Wallace bought Lecarrow.
- Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Graydon, 16 July 1852, Vol 17, MRGS 39/008, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
Contemporary printed sources
- ORDNANCE SURVEY NAME BOOKS, County Mayo: Vol I, 337
- ORDNANCE SURVEY NAME BOOKS, County Galway, http://places.galwaylibrary.ie/default.html: Ballynalacka