Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Newgarden

Estate(s)
Townland Pollaturk or Newgarden
Civil Parish Belclare
PLU Tuam
DED Claretuam 209
County Galway
Barony Clare
Description The home of Edward Burton, Rector of Annaghdown and Vicar General of Tuam in the latter part of the 18th century. Occupied by Mrs Smith in 1814, in the 1830s by Roderick O'Connor and in the 1850s by Richard Jennings. In the Ordnance Survey Name Books it is decribed as a pretty lodge, the residence of the proprietor Lieutenant Daniel Smith. A modern house and some old farm buildings are still visible at the site.
Newgarden (Photograph courtesy of Dr. Patrick Melvin & Eamonn de Burca)

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