Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Yeadon/Yeedon

Description

A family living in the Boyle area of county Roscommon at the end of the 17th century. The name appears to have died out early in the 18th century due to lack of male heirs. Henry Yeadon was Archdeacon of Achonry in the late 17th century. The family intermarried with the Lloyds of Rockville, the Kelly of Kellybrook and the Phibbs of Rathmullen.


Estate(s)

Name Description
Yeadon/Yeedon Documents in the Westport Estate Papers show that John Yeadon, a clothier of Boyle, county Roscommon, and Thomas Yeadon of Galway and Boyle were parties to mortgages of lands in the barony of Carra, county Mayo with the Bourkes and John Browne from the 1660s to 1680s. John and Thomas Yeedon, both described as 'gent', were granted lands in counties Sligo and Roscommon by patent dated 1678. John received over a thousand acres in the baronies of Tirerrill and Corran, county Sligo while Thomas was given 145 acres in the barony of Boyle, county Roscommon. Susanna, daughter and heiress of John Yeadon of Boyle Abbey married Owen Lloyd of Rockville, county Roscommon.