Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Plummer


Estate(s)

Name Description
Plummer A family from Wiltshire who first settled in county Cork and then moved to county Limerick. [An Edward Plomer was granted 399 acres in the barony of Carbury, county Cork, in 1670.] In the mid 18th century Richard Plummer of Mount Plummer married Ellen daughter of Francis Brudenell of Ballinguile, county Limerick and his wife Catherine Ryves. Their only son Brudenell Plummer married Frances Fitzgerald second daughter of the Thomas Fitzgerald, Knight of Glin. He died in 1828. By the time of Griffith's Valuation the estate of the Reverend Richard Plummer in the parishes of Killeedy and Monagay, barony of Glenquin, was in Chancery. In the 1870s Brudenell Plummer of Killoory Glebe, Causeway, county Kerry, owned 1,773 acres in county Limerick and the Representatives of the Reverend T.F.G. Plummer owned 495 acres.