Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Chesney


Estate(s)

Name Description
Chesney In the 1870s Mrs Louisa Chesney of Hampton Court Palace, London and Ballyardle, Newry, county Down, owned 2,630 acres in county Cork (rental = £868) and 919 acres in county Down. She was the widow of General Francis Rawdon Chesney (died 1872), a distinguished soldier and Commander of the troops in southern Ireland 1848-1851 (see ''Dictionary of National Biography''. She died in 1902. see http://www.hrp.org.uk/Resources/Grace%20and%20Favour%20%20-%20A%20handbook%20of%20who%20lived%20where%20in%20Hampton%20Court%20Palace%201750%20to%201950.pdf