Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hardy (Dartfield)

Joseph Hardy was a farmer who rented large amounts of land from Lord Dunsandle. This included over 200 acres at Magheramore, in the parish of Killimorbologue in the barony of Longford, county Galway. This property also included a corn-mill. In 1856 Hardy was leasing houses and 360 acres from Thomas Blackstock in the townlands of Attikee and Kill in the parish of Kiltormer, also in the barony of Longford. In the 1880s he took over the Dartfield estate previously owned by the Blakes. He wa involved in a prolonged dispute with the herds who worked on the estate over employment rights.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Dartfield Dartfield Kilreekill Loughrea Kilreekil 124 Leitrim Galway OSI Ref: M682192
OS Sheet: 106
Discovery map: 52
Kill (Kiltormer) Attikee & Kill Kiltormer Ballinasloe Kiltormer 14 Longford Galway OSI Ref: M812186
OS Sheet: 107
Discovery map: 53