Landed Estates
NUI Galway

de Basterot

Fahey states that Frances, daughter of James French of Duras/Doorus, married a French gentleman, Bartholomew de Basterot, and subsequently their descendents held lands in Doorus and resided in Doorus Park. ? Basterot is listed as a resident proprietor in 1824. James de Basterot is recorded as the proprietor of townlands in the parish of Duras, barony of Kiltartan, in the 1830s. In 1814 B. Basterot is recorded as residing at Neptune Vale, in the same area. Bartholomew Comte de Basterot (1800-1887) was the son of Jacques de Basterot and his wife Adelaide O'Brien. His grandmother was a Ffrench of Cloghballymore. He married Pauline, daughter of Florimond de Fay, Marquis de Latour Maubourg. In the 1870s Count de Basterot owned over 350 acres in county Galway.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Doorus House Doorus Demesne Kinvarradoorus Gort Doorus 103 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M352120
OS Sheet: 112
Discovery map: 52
Neptune Vale Tawnagh West Kinvarradoorus Gort Doorus 103 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M340135
OS Sheet: 102, 112
Discovery map: 52
Doorus Cottage Doorus Kinvarradoorus Gort Doorus 103 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M344134
OS Sheet: 102, 112
Discovery map: 52
Delamaine Lodge Kinvarra Kinvarradurus Gort Kinvarra 107 Kiltartan Galway OSI Ref: M370106
OS Sheet: 112
Discovery map: 52

Archival sources

  • Wilson Lynch Papers, include some correspondence of Florimond de Basterot. LE6; James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway

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