Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Blake (Corofin)

Pierce Joseph Blake, third son of James Blake of Cregg Castle and his wife, Jane Joyce of Mervue, had an estate in the parishes of Cummer and Kilmoylan, barony of Clare, county Galway. He advertised for sale his lands in the parish of Cummer in May 1855 and his land in Tawnaghmore, parish of Kilmoylan in January 1858. He died unmarried in 1877. In April 1869 the lands of Carrowreagh, parish of Cummer were advertised for sale in the Landed Estates' Court by James H. Patrickson. These had been in the possession of Pierce Blake at the time of Griffith's Valuation.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Corrofin Lodge Corrofin Cummer Tuam Cummer 210 Clare Galway OSI Ref: M419 434
OS Sheet: 57
Discovery map: 46
Corbally House (Kilmoylan) Corbally South Kilmoylan Tuam Clare Galway OSI Ref: M417396
OS Sheet: 57
Discovery map: 46

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Blake, 31 May 1855, Vol 34, MRGS 39/016, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Blake, 21 Jan 1858, Vol 50, MRGS 39/024, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Patrickson, 30 April 1869, Vol 93, MRGS 39/045, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources