Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Forbes

Family title

Granard, Earl of


Estate(s)

Name Description
Forbes The Forbes family's main estates were in county Longford, centred on the estate at Newtownforbes. They are recorded as owning over 6000 acres in county Leitrim in the 1870s. In the 1850s the estate was leasing a house valued at £6 to Andrew McCloughesy in the parish of Mohill. Sir Arthur Forbes was granted over 500 acres in counties Galway and Roscommon in 1667.