Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hannigan


Estate(s)

Name Description
Henry (Tipperary & Limerick) The Henrys of counties Tipperary and Limerick were a branch of the Henry family of Straffan, county Kildare and were closely related to the Henry family of Toghermore, near Tuam, county Galway. In 1801 John Joseph Henry of Straffan married a daughter of the 2nd Duke of Leinster. He is recorded as holding land in the parish of St Nicholas, close to Limerick city, at the time of Griffith's Valuation [although he died in 1835]. His son, Charles John Henry, held an estate in the barony of Owney and Arra, county Tipperary, at the time of Griffith's Valuation, mainly located in the parish of Templeachally but also in the parishes of Kilcomenty, Kilmastulla and Kilnarth. The estate of Charles John Henry amounting to over 4,000 acres in the barony of Owney and Arra, county Tipperary, was advertised for sale in December 1858. In May 1858 the lands of Singland, barony of Clanwilliam, county Limerick, [476 acres] belonging to Charles John Henry were advertised for sale. Charles John Henry lived at Fort Henry, county Tipperary. He died in 1879 and was succeeded at Fort Henry by his nephew. Untenanted land at Singland was still in the possession of Cecil R. Henry in 1906. In the 1870s Charles John Henry of Cheltenham owned 3,870 acres in county Tipperary while his cousin Robert Henry of Toghermore, county Galway, owned 412 acres in county Limerick.
Hannigan Anthony Hannigan of Dalkey, county Dublin, owned 1,832 acres in county Tipperary in the 1870s. He is not listed in Hussey de Burgh. [In 1821 Elizabeth Leyne married Thomas Hannigan, of Woodford, co. Cork, and a son Anthony Hannigan of Lockington House, Bray, county Wicklow, see http://www.archive.org/stream/royallineageofou04fost/royallineageofou04fost_djvu.txt ] In 1906 Agnes Mary Hanagan and Maria Louisa Hanagan held over 500 acres on untenanted land in the townlands of Ballina and Gorrlassabrien, parish of Templeachally, barony of Lower Ormond. These townlands were in the possession of Charles J. Henry at the time of Griffith's Valuation.