Landed Estates
NUI Galway


The Croasdaile family had acquired property in the parish of Kilconickny, barony of Dunkellin, county Galway through the marriage of Thomas Croasdaile and a member of the Waddington family of Cloghstoken/Cloghastookeen in the 17th century. This estate was part of the property of the Miller family of Milford, barony of Kilmaine, county Mayo in the 19th century. The Croasdailes also bought land in the barony of Leitrim, county Galway, from the sale of part of the estate of Colonel John Browne of Westport, county Mayo at the end of the 17th century. Thomas Croasdaile of Cloghstoken also bought nearly 2,000 Irish acres in the barony of Tulla, county Clare in 1705 from Charles Boyle, 3rd Earl of Cork. He married Mercy Ringrose of Moynoe, Scarriff, county Clare and left a number of daughters as his heiresses.

No houses were found for this estate

Archival sources

  • Milford Papers, contact John Ormsby, Milford, Kilmaine, Co Mayo; Private Possession
  • Westport Estate Papers, Collection List 78, MS 40,915/1; National Library of Ireland
  • Aliaga Kelly Papers, include deeds re the Croasdaile family of Co Galway. D 23,185-23,215; National Library of Ireland
  • Lease of Ballinruane, Co Galway, Henry Croasdaile of Streamstown, Co Galway, to Hyacinth Daly of Reaghan, Co Galway, 3 June 1757. S. & R.C. Walker, solicitors' collection, deposit 26 Jan 1938, Small Accs. Index 30, Bundle 2, No 42; National Archives of Ireland
  • W.B. Scott, solicitor's collection, includes mortgage & bond re lands in Co Clare, John Walcot to Henry Croasdaile of Ruin, Queen's Co (Co Laois) for use of Robert Shaw of Newford & his wife Alice Croasdaile, 1712. Small Accs. Index 76, D.10,276-10,277; National Archives of Ireland
  • Mortgages of one moiety of the town & lands of Clostokin, Carrowmore etc, Lettice Ussher alias Waddington of Dublin to the Provost of TCD & by the Provost to Francis Goodwin, 1720. Small Accs. Index 88, D.16,309-16,310; National Archives of Ireland
  • Lismore Papers, includes sale to Thomas Croasdaile of Cloghstoken, lands of Caparanane and Clonesber 396 [Ir] acres, Knockgrady and Aghrim 502 acres and Coolegory 1040 plantation acres, barony of Tulla, Co Clare lately in possession of Capt James Dore, 24 & 25 July 1705. MS 6146; National Library of Ireland

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