Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

O'BYRNE, ROBERT. ''The Irish aesthete: ruins of Ireland.'' London: Cico Books, 2019.

Source Details

Category Modern printed sources

Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 26 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
pp.64-65 (Glenbeigh Towers) Winn The Winns were originally a Yorkshire family. Their main seat was at Nostell Priory, near Wakefield....
pp.66-67. (Ballysaggartmore Towers) Usher/Ussher (Cappagh & Camphire, Co Waterford) Beverly Usher was granted 1,295 acres in the barony of Imokilly, county Cork in 1667. Sadleir refer...
pp.68-69.(Buttevant Castle). Anderson (Fermoy) Hajba writes that John Anderson was a Scottish entrepreneur who came to Cork in 1780. He was a merc...
pp.70-73. (Dromdiah) Davis (Dromdihy) William Davis was agent to the Brooke estate in county Cork in the early 19th century. His son, Rog...
pp.74-77 (Dromore Castle) Pery Sometime in the mid 17th century Susanna Sexton, eventually heiress to the Sexton estates in county...
pp.82-83 (Kilmanahan Castle) Hely Hutchinson The Hutchinsons were established at Knocklofty, barony of Iffa and Offa West, county Tipperary, from...
pp.82-83 (Kilmanahan Castle). Greene (Cos Tipperary & Waterford) Godfrey Greene was granted 541 acres at Mooretown-Keating, Knocknangle and Rathmore, barony of Iffa...
pp.84-85 (Mount Shannon). FitzGibbon The FitzGibbon family were established at Ballysheedy, county Limerick, from the mid 18th century....
pp.88-91. (Kilballyowen). O'Grady (Kilballyowen) This was the senior family of O'Grady in Munster. This family was located in the Kilballyowen area...
pp.92-93 (Lohort Castle). Perceval In 1666 and 1668 Sir Philip Percevall was granted large estates in county Cork and over 1,000 acres...
96-97 (Ardtully House). Orpen (Glanarought) Burke describes the Orpen family as claiming great antiquity. They settled in Ireland after the Crom...
pp.100-101 (Kilcooley). Barker/Ponsonby Barker William Ponsonby Barker held estates in four counties in the 19th century. The Barkers acquired the...
pp.104-105 (Kilcrea House). Hawkes (Cork) The Hawkes family of county Cork are descended from Captain John Hawkes who first settled at Bishops...
pp.110-113 (Newhall). MacDonnell (Newhall) This family was descended from the MacDonnell family of Dunluce, county Antrim. In the late 17th cen...
pp.118-119 (Clonfert Palace) Trench (Clonfert) John E. Trench was a significant landowner in the parish of Ballymacward, barony of Kilconnell and t...
pp.120-121 (Bunowen Castle). Geoghegan/O'Neill (Bunowen) Art Geoghegan of Castletown, county Westmeath, was transplanted to the confiscated O'Flaherty lands...
pp.122-123 (Garbally Court) Trench (Garbally) Burke indicates that the Trenches originated in France but settled in the North of England. Frederic...
pp.124-125 (Tyrone House). St. George (Tyrone House) The St.George estate was centred on the house at Tyrone, parish of Drumacoo, barony of Dunkellin, bu...
pp.126-127 (Glenlossera Lodge) Mudge At the time of Griffith's Valuation, Zachary Mudge owned three townlands in the parish of Doonfeeny,...
pp.128-129 (Killegar) Godley The Godley family held lands in the barony of Carrigallen, centred around the house at Killygar, som...
pp.130-131 (Dunsandle) Daly (Dunsandle & Carnakelly) The Daly family of Dunsandle derived from Daly of Carnakelly in the parish of Kiltullagh. They bough...
pp.132-133 (Moore Hall) Moore (Moore Hall) An estate in the parishes of Ballintober, Ballyovey and Burriscarra in the barony of Carra, county M...
pp.134-135 (Pallas Castle) Nugent (Pallas) In 1677 Thomas Nugent was granted an estate of 3,250 acres in the baronies of Leitrim and Longford,...
pp.136-137 (Ardfry) Blake (Ardfry) By patent dated 24 Feb 1681 the Blakes were granted almost 12,000 acres in counties Galway and Mayo,...
pp.138-139.(Kiltullagh) D'Arcy (Kiltullagh & Clifden Castle) The D'Arcy family of Kiltullagh, parish and barony of Athenry, county Galway, was founded by Patrick...
pp.142-143 (Elphin Palace) O'Conor (Mount Druid) Denis O'Conor was one of the principlal lessors in the parish of Kilcorkey, barony of Castlereagh at...