Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Massy (Cahervillahowe)


Name Description
Chabot In 1777 Elizabeth, sister of Sir Skeffington Smyth of Tinny Park, county Wicklow, married the Comte de Jarnac, Viscount Chabot of the Rohan family of France. Their son Major General Louis William de Rohan-Chabot, Viscount Chabot married Isabell Charlotte, daughter of the 2nd Duke of Leinster, in 1809. Lady Elizabeth Mathew died in 1842 and left the Mathew, Earl of Llandaff, estates in county Tipperary to her cousin the Viscount Chabot. In the mid 19th century the Chabot estate was located mainly in the parish of Templemore, barony of Eliogarty and in the parishes of Kilfeakle and Relickmurry and Athassel, barony of Clanwilliam, county Tipperary. In June 1859 the Manor of Thurles, 1,713 acres in the barony of Eliogarty and part of the Thomastown estate containing 2,378 acres in the barony of Clanwilliam, belonging to Viscount Chabot, were advertised for sale. The sale did not include Thomastown Castle. The Viscount died in 1875.
Massy (Cahervillahowe) Robert George Massy of Avondale, county Dublin, was a grandson of the 1st Baron Massy by his second wife Rebecca Dunlap. He married a Miss Sutton and had a son William. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Robert G. Massy held lands in the parishes of Kilfeakle and Relickmurry & Athassel, barony of Clanwilliam from Viscount Chabot.