Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Massy (Stoneville)


Name Description
Massy (Stoneville) Burke's ''Irish Family Records'' states that William Massy bought Stoneville, Rathkeale, county Limerick, from the Honourable Henry Southwell in 1751. William Massy was a younger son of Hugh Massy of Duntrileague, county Limerick. From his eldest son Hugh descend the Massys of Stoneville and his second son John was the ancestor of the Massys of Glenville. The descendants of Hugh Massy were still living at Stoneville in the late 20th century. In the mid 19th century the Massy estate was in the parishes of Doondonnell and Nantinan, barony of Connello Lower. In the 1870s Elizabeth Massy widow of James Fitzgerald Massy owned 1,138 acres in county Limerick.