Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Scanlon/Scanlan (Drewsborough)


Name Description
Skehan (Drewsborough) At the time of Griffith's Valuation Michael Skehan held a small estate in the parish of Tomgraney, barony of Tulla Upper, county Clare, which he had purchased in the Encumbered Estates Court from the Drews. His property included the Scarriff Mills. Skehan, a native of O'Briensbridge, had made money prospecting in the gold fields of Australia. In 1869 Skehan sold his estate at Drewsborought to William Scanlan.
Scanlon/Scanlan (Drewsborough) In the 1870s William Scanlon of Drewsborough owned 540 acres in county Clare. The estate of William Scanlan, desceased, was offered for sale in the Land Judges court in March 1881 by Timothy Bunton, trustee. Amounting to over 1300 acres it was situated in the barony of Islands and Tulla Upper, county Clare and the barony of Leitrim, county Galway. The Galway estate had amounted to over 700 acres in the 1870s.