Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Dowell (Co Roscommon)


Name Description
Dowell (Co Roscommon) In the 1850s Miss Eliza Dowell held a townland in the each of the parishes of Kiltoom and Taghboy and 2 townlands in the parish of St Johns, barony of Athlone, county Roscommon, apparently from Patrick John Blake. Her estate amounted to approximately 1,500 acres. At the time of the first Ordnance Survey the proprietor of the land in the parish of Taghboy was Mr S. Dowell.
Blake (Killiaghan & Gort) In 1863 Patrick John Blake advertised for sale the lands of Killiaghan and Gort, parish of St Johns and Cronin, parish of Taghboy, barony of Athlone, county Roscommon, which he held in fee and the Costello lands in the parish of St Johns which he held on a lease in perpetuity. All these lands were leased to the Dowells at the time of Griffith's Valuation.