Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Browne (Claran)

There is a memorial to Nicholas Browne of Claran who died in 1714, his wife Cisly and their posterity in Ross Errilly Friary, Headford. At the time of Griffith’s Valuation the Brownes of Claran House, parish of Killursa, barony of Clare, county Galway, held one townland in the parish. In the 1860s they were reputed to have lived at Claran for the previous 262 years. In the 1870s John Browne owned 592 acres in county Galway.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Claran House Clerhaun Killursa Tuam Killursa 207 Clare Galway OSI Ref: M219 471
OS Sheet: 41
Discovery map: 45