Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Mitchell (Toormakeady Lodge)

The Plunkett estate in the parish of Ballyovey, barony of Carra, county Mayo, was bought by the Mitchells brothers, Abraham and Joseph, in 1875. The Mitchells were progressive mill owners with a well established family business in Bradford, England. On 1 Feb 1900 they sold the main bulk of their estate, amounting to 13,157 acres to the Congested Districts' Board for £16,599. A further 688 acres was purchased by the Board in November 1905. The Mitchells came to Toormakeady for holidays until 1913 when they sold the remainding 400 acres of their estate.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Toormakeady Lodge Toormakeady East Ballyovey Ballinrobe Cappaghduff 29 Carra Mayo OSI Ref: M088 683
OS Sheet: 109
Discovery map: 38