Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Blake (Ross Lodge)


Name Description
Blake (Ross Lodge) The Blakes of Ross Lodge were a junior branch of the Towerhill family and held a small estate in the parish of Kilkilvery, barony of Clare, county Galway, from the St Georges. Ross Lodge was occupied by Walter John Blake, a younger son of James Blake of Cregg Castle from the 1830s until his death in 1854. In the 1870s Anthony Blake is listed as the holder of over 300 acres. The estate was advertised for sale in April 1880 and June 1881 by Charles J. Lynch, trustee for the sale under the will of Anthony Maurice Blake. A Walter Blake also held lands in the parish of Donaghpatrick in the 1850s.