Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Waller (Newport)

The first Waller came to Ireland as a soldier in Cromwell's army. Branches of the family settled at Castle Waller, Newport and Prior Park, county Tipperary. The site of Newport House is marked on the first edition Ordnance Survey map. Samuel Waller married Anne Jocelyn, an aunt of the 1st Earl of Roden. Their eldest son Robert was created a baronet in 1780 and a younger son founded the Prior Park branch of the family. In 1828 Sir Edmund Waller 4th Baronet married his cousin Selina Maria daughter of George Waller of Prior Park. In 1844 he married Rebecca Guinness as his second wife. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Lady Waller, youngest daughter of Arthur Guinness, held 5 townlands in the parish of Cong, barony of Kilmaine, county Mayo and at least 9 townlands in the parishes of Kilvellane and Kilcomenty, barony of Owney and Arra, county Tipperary. In 1876 her son Sir Edmund A. Waller of London owned 1,011 acres in county Mayo, 2,962 acres in county Tipperary and small acreages in counties Cork, Kildare and Limerick. The Waller estate in county Mayo was sold to the Congested Districts' Board in January 1913.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Lisbryan Lisbryan Ballingarry Borrisokane Ballingarry 12 Lower Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R971 974
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 53
Churchfield House Newport Kilvellane Nenagh Newport 96 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R724 625
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 59
Bloomfield Newport Kilvellane Nenagh Newport 96 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R721 616
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 59
Derryleigh House Derryleigh Kilvellane Nenagh Newport 96 Owney and Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R737 614
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 59
Newport House Newport Killvelane Nenagh Newport Owney & Arra Tipperary OSI Ref: R719623
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • W.B. Scott, solicitor's collection, contains many documents re the Waller family including a deed granting an annuity out of the lands of Altequirek estate, Co Mayo, 1871 & re lands in Co Tipperary, 19th cent. Small Accs. Index 76, D.11,138-11,343 & others; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Waller of Castle Waller, Lisbrien, Prior Park, Co Tipperary, Limerick city, Co Dublin & Canada, c 1580-1899. GO MS 179:49-60 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Waller of Cully and Newport, both in Co. Tipperary and of Camage in Co. Dublin, 1641 -- 1809. Genealogical Office: Ms.168, pp.30-1 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Waller of Cully McKory, now Castle Waller, of Newport, of Prior Park, of Lisbrien Barts., all in Co. Tipperary, of Camage, Co. Dublin and of Spring Grove, Co. Middlesex, 1641 -- 1854. Genealogical Office: Ms.178, pp.87-96 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Waller of Cully and Newport, Co. Tipperary, c.1641 -- c.1806. Genealogical Office: Ms.112, pp.128-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Waller of Newport, Co. Tipperary, 1641 -- c.1770. Genealogical Office: Ms.159, p.146 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Waller, Barts., of Lisbrien, Co. Tipperary, c.1750 -- 1909. Genealogical Office: Ms.114, pp.154-6 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Stradbroke Papers, HB26.; Suffolk Record Office: Ipswich Branch
  • S. Gordon & Son, solicitor's collection, include marriage settlement of Sir Robert Waller of Newport & Mary eldest daughter of Thomas Bernard of Castletown, Co Tipperary, 3 May 1796. Small Accs. Index 103, D.18,438; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources