Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Crean

Description

A family transplanted to Co Mayo under the Cromwellian settlement.


Estate(s)

Name Description
Crean A family transplanted to county Mayo from county Galway under the Cromwellian settlement. The Crean family first settled at Brickens, in the parish of Bekan, barony of Costello, county Mayo. By the mid 19th century they held five townlands in the parish and were residing at Ballinvilla. In 1876 Arthur Lynch Crean had an estate of 731 acres. By March 1916 Austin F. Crean had accepted an offer from the Congested Districts' Board for the purchase of 571 acres of his estate.