Landed Estates
NUI Galway

O'Grady (The Grange)


Estate(s)

Name Description
O'Grady/Grady (The Grange) The O'Gradys of The Grange, parish of Fedamore, county Limerick, were a branch of O'Gradys of Kilballyowen. They intermarried with the Morony and Croker families. Henry O'Grady held an estate in the parishes of Fedamore and Knockainy, barony of Smallcounty, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. He died in 1853 and was succeeded by his brother Thomas who was succeeded by his nephew Edward Croker (Ballynagarde family) in 1861. Edward Croker died unmarried in 1896 and his sister Lady Dyer and Caroline Croker inherited The Grange.
Croker (The Grange) Edward Croker, son of the Reverend Robert Croker of the Ballynagarde family and his wife Margaret O'Grady of The Grange, inherited this county Limerick estate following the death of his uncle Thomas O'Grady in 1861, which amounted to 2,121 acres in the 1870s. Edward Croker died unmarried in 1896 and was succeeded by his sisters Lady Dyer and Caroline Croker.