Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Piercy/Piercey


Estate(s)

Name Description
Piercy/Piercey At the time of Griffith's Valuation the representatives of William Piercy held some land at Cappagh, barony of Connello Lower, county Limerick. The estate of John Piercy in the vicinity of Limerick city was advertised for sale in July 1868. It was sold to J. Piercy for over £2600. The death of John's daughter, Eliza Piercy of Lower Mallow Street, Limerick, is recorded in ''The Limerick Chronicle'' (23 Feb 1882). Jane Piercy of Rathdowney, widow of William Piercy, died in March 1880. Portions of her estate had been sold in the Landed Estates Court in December 1861 and the purchasers include Messers. King and Studdert [in trust].