Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Joyce (Gortnarup)

Late 18th century leases in the Milford Papers record Roger Joyce of Gortnarup, parish and barony of Ross, county Galway, renting a large amount of the Miller of Milford's estate situated along the coast in the parish of Ballynakill, barony of Ballynahinch, county Galway, which later became the property of the Thomson family. He also leased land in the barony of Ross in the mid 18th century from Sir Ulick Blake of Menlough, county Galway. Roger Joyce of Rupfield was buried in Rosshill cemetery, Clonbur in 17[77].


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Gortnarup Gortnarup Cong Oughterard Cloonbur 157 Ross Galway OSI Ref: M083 544
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 38

Archival sources

  • Milford Papers, contact John Ormsby, Milford, Kilmaine, Co Mayo; Private Possession

Modern printed sources