Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Logan

Description

Captain Patrick Logan is sometimes considered to be the founder of Queensland, Australia and some places there still bear his name. In 1823 he married Letitia Anne O'Beirne in St John's Church, Sligo. They had 2 children, a son Robert Abraham Logan who became a Lieutenant Colonel and a daughter Letitia Bingham Logan.


Estate(s)

Name Description
O'Beirne The O'Beirne family held property in the town of Sligo. They appear to also have had long leases on church lands in the parish of Drumcliff. In the 1870s Connell O'Beirne is recorded as holding over 600 acres in county Sligo.
Logan Lieutenant Colonel Abraham Logan of the Barracks, Kinsale, county Cork, owned 1118 acres in county Mayo valued at £77 in the mid 1870s. He was the son of Captain Patrick Logan (1791-1830) of the 57th Regiment of Foot and commander of the Moreton Bay penal colony, Queensland, Australia from 1825 to 1830. His mother was Letitia Anne O'Beirne of Sligo. The Misses Logan sold 1,127 acres to the Congested Districts' Board on 22 Jan 1914. http://www.adb.online.anu.edu.au/biogs/A020110b.htm