Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Burke (Kiltartan)

John Burke, of Normangrove, near Kinvara, is recorded as offering lands for lease in that area in the 1820s. Redmond Burke of Annagh is recorded as a proprietor in the parish of Ardrahan in the 1830s. Portions of the Burke lands at Lisbrien in the barony of Kiltartan were offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates court in June, 1864. It had previously been offered for sale in 1850. In the 1870s Redmond Burke is recorded as the owner of over 900 acres in county Galway. The estate of Redmond Burke at Annagh in the barony of Kiltartan was offered for sale in the Land Judges' court in June 1882. This sale also included the house known as Mount Vernon and lands in the townland of Kilcorkey, parish of Rahoon, county of the town of Galway. In 1906 Myles J. and John Burke owned 150 acres of untenanted demesne lands at Lisbrine.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Normangrove Normangrove Killinny Gort Killinny 106 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M372051
OS Sheet: 121/122
Discovery map: 52
Lisbrine House Lisbrine Kilbeacanty Gort Ballycahalan 90 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M499019
OS Sheet: 123
Discovery map: 52
Mount Vernon Kilcorkey Rahoon Galway Galway South Urban 46 Galway Galway OSI Ref: M293 244
OS Sheet: 94
Discovery map: 45
Annagh Cottage (Kiltartan) Annagh Kilbeacanty Gort Ballycahalan 90 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M483037
OS Sheet: 123
Discovery map: 52
Forthill Cottage Kilbeacanty Kilbeacanty Gort Kiltartan 101 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M480021
OS Sheet: 123
Discovery map: 52

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Burke, 26 July 1850, Vol 2 MRGS 39/001; National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Burke, 3 Dec 1850', Vol 4 MRGS 39/002.; National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Burke, 24 June 1864, Vol 73, MRGS 39/036, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Judges' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Burke, 13 June 1882, Vol 143, MRGS 39/063, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • W.B. Scott, solicitor's collection, includes conveyance of part of lands & mountain farm of Lisbrine, barony Kiltartan, John Burke & others to Edward Kirwan, 1841. Small Accs. Index 76, D.10,689; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources