Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

BURKE, Sir Bernard. ''A genealogical and heraldic history of the Landed Gentry of Ireland''. London: Harrison & Sons, 1912

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Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 149 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
780-782 Wynne The Wynne family established themselves in Sligo in the later 17th century. They went on to become o...
369 King (Drumsna) The King family descend from the Reverend Edward King, Bishop of Elphin (1611-1639) who was granted...
551 Parke According to O'Rorke, the Parkes received land under the Cromwellian settlement and established them...
557 Perceval The Perceval family succeeded to lands in Sligo in the mid 17th when George Perceval married Mary Cr...
see under Phibbs Fleming McTernan states that the Flemings came into possession of lands in Sligo in the wake of the Cromwell...
563 Phibbs The Phibbs family held estates in different parts of county Sligo, this branch settled at Doobeg in...
198 Duke The Duke family were granted lands in Sligo in the mid 17th century through the patronage of Richard...
14 Armstrong (Chaffpool & Moyaliff) These Armstrongs are a junior branch of the Armstrong family of Mount Heaton, county Offaly and desc...
687-688? Thompson The Thompsons of Clonskeagh Castle, county Dublin owned land in the parish of Kilgarvan, barony of G...
147, Crichton of Dirk Lodge Crichton Sir Alexander Crichton of Seal Grove, Kent married Frances Dodwell in 1800. She was the heiress of E...
222 Ffolliott The ffolliott family held lands in the parish of Aghanagh since the early 18th century. At the time...
131 Cooper (Markree) Edward Cooper was a soldier in Richard Coote [Lord Collooney]'s, regiment of horse. He is known in...
562-563 Phibbs (Tirerrill) The Phibbs family owned several estates in the barony of Tirerril including that at Corradoo East....
446 McTernan The McTernans acquired the property at Heapstown, Kilmacallan parish, in the mid-nineteenth century....
751-752 Weir The Weir family held an estate close to Lough Arrow at Doonsheeheen centred on Lakeview House. They...
355 (Jones) Armstrong (Kilbracken) In March 1858 William, Simon and John Armstrong offered for sale the lands of Kilbracken, barony of...
114 Clements The Clements family in Ireland were descended from Daniel Clements, a Cromwellian officer, originall...
385 La Touche The La Touche family owned extensive estates in Kildare and Wicklow as well as property interests in...
518 O'Beirne (Drumsna) The O'Beirne estate was centred on Drumsna where they had a house at Jamestown. McParlan includes Mr...
155 Cullen The Cullen family had held land in Leitrim, particularly in the Manorhamilton and Kinlough areas, si...
353 Johnston (Kinlough) The Johnston family from Fermanagh purhased this land in Leitrim in the early 18th century. In 1802...
488 Montgomery Hugh Lyons Montgomery was MP for Leitrim, 1852-57 and served as High Sheriff in 1840. In 1876 the Mo...
642 Slacke/Slack Rev. William Slacke, with an address at Newcastle, county Down, owned over 2000 acres in Leitrim in...
686 Tenison/Tennison/King-Tenison This branch of the Tenison family is descended from members of the family who settled in the north...
698 Tottenham The Tottenham family's main properties were based in Leinster, especially in the counties of Wicklow...
386 Lawder/Lauder The Lawders were a Scottish family who came to Ireland in the late 16th century marrying into landed...
609 Rowley (Co Leitrim) The Rowley family inherited the Campbell estate at Mountcampbell through the marriage, in 1766, of C...
733 Waldron/Waldron Hamilton A Leicestershire family who settled at Cartron near Carrick-on-Shannon on the county Leitrim/Roscomm...
560-561 Peyton (Laheen) The estate at Laheen, which had previously been associated with the Reynolds family, came into the P...
509-510 Newton The Newton family held an estate of over 1000 acres in county Leitrim in the 1870s. Andrew Newton is...
560-561 Peyton (Driney) This estate, amounting to 1210 acres was the property of Rev. Walter Peyton, incumbrant of Billas, V...
148 (Crofton of Lakefield) Crofton (Mohill) In the 1870s Sir Morgan Crofton held almost 10,000 acres in county Leitrim. the estate was centred o...
764-765. White (Cloone Grange) Samuel White, son of Luke White of Luttrelstown, county Dublin, was MP for Leitrim and resided at Ki...
31 Barton The centre of the Barton estate was at Waterfoot near Pettigo in county Donegal. Through marriages w...
129 Connolly The Connolly family leased lands from the Johnston estate in Kinlough and there is some suggestion t...
182 Dickson The Dickson family acquired lands in the Tullaghan area of the parish of Rossinver, county Leitrim,...
712 Tynte In 1667 Henry Tynte was granted lands in counties Limerick and Cork. The Tynte family's estate was...
363? Kelly (Limerick) James Kelly of Limerick is recorded as the owner of 1700 acres in county Leitrim in 1878. This may b...
392-394. Lefroy (Leitrim & Limerick) Thomas Lefroy, residing at Ardmore, Bray, county Wicklow, is recorded as the owner of almost 1700 a...
447. Madden (Leitrim) McParlan records Mr. Madden as a non-resident proprietor in county Leitrim in 1802. John Madden is r...
533 O'Hara The O'Haras were the only Gaelic family to continue as major landowners in County Sligo up to modern...
280-281. Gregory The Coole estate was purchased by Robert Gregory from the Martyns of Tullira in 1768 on his return f...
21-22. Bagot (Bagotstown, Ballyturin & Aghrane/Castlekelly) This family were first established at Bagotstown, county Limerick in the 13th century. They later he...
379-380. Lambert (Cregclare) In 1824 Walter Lambert, Creggaclare, Walter Lambert, Castle Lambert, Walter Lambert, Lambert Lodge,...
423 Lynch/Wilson Lynch (Renmore & Duras) A Galway family who prospered in the 18th century as merchants and bankers. Patrick M. Lynch is rec...
719-720. Vandeleur (Co Galway) In 1855 Thomas Vandeleur held extensive property in the parish of Athenry, barony of Dunkellin, coun...
223 Ffrench (Monivea) The Monivea estate, barony of Tiaquin, county Galway, was acquired by the ffrenchs from the O'Kellys...
358 Joyce (Mervue) The Joyces of Mervue, Corgary and Rahasane were all descended from a family of Joyces long establish...
15-16. Athy The Athy family were one of the original Tribes of Galway. Their estate was mainly centred around th...
465. Martyn (Tulira) In 1824 Edward Martyn is listed as a resident proprietor in county Galway. John Martyn was the owner...
685. Shawe-Taylor Walter Taylor was granted almost a thousand acres in the barony of Kiltartan, county Galway in Febru...
583. Rathbourne Richard Rathbourne/Rathborne was the lessor of several townlands in the parishes of Ardrahan and Kil...
559-560. Persse (Roxborough & Moyode) The Persse family first received grants of land in counties Galway and Roscommon in the 1670s. Some...
51-53. Blakeney (Abbert) Robert Blakeney, a member of a family of Elizabethan settlers, was granted lands at Castle Blakeney,...
357-358. Joyce (Rahasane) The Joyce family of Rahasane were connected with the Joyces of Mervue and also of Corgary. They hel...
86-87. Burke (St. Cleran's) John Hardiman Burke was in possession of the St.Cleran's estate in the 1850s. He had succeeded his f...
651. Smyth (Masonbrook) The Smyths acquired property in and around the Loughrea area in the early 19th century. In 1828 they...
159-160. Daly (Castledaly) This branch of the Dalys were descended from the Dalys of Killimer and also Dalysgrove, near Ahascra...
159. Daly (Dunsandle & Carnakelly) The Daly family of Dunsandle derived from Daly of Carnakelly in the parish of Kiltullagh. They bough...
619. St. George (Tyrone House) The St.George estate was centred on the house at Tyrone, parish of Drumacoo, barony of Dunkellin, bu...
51 (Blake) Blake (Cloghballymore) Cloghballymore was originally a Kilkelly property but it was granted to the Ffrenchs in the later 17...
562 (Phibbs) Harlow/Harloe The Harloe family had an estate at Rathmullen, barony of Corran, in the 17th and 18th centuries. T...
440. McDermott (Ramore/Rathmore) James Anthony McDermott of Ramore married Mary Agnes Blake of Cregg Castle in the early 19th century...
211-213. Eyre (Eyrecourt & Eyreville) Giles Eyre, Eyrecourt Castle and Thomas Knutford Eyre, Eyreville, are described as resident propriet...
387. Lawrence (Lawrencetown) The Lawrence family are first recorded in east Galway in the late 16th century. A John Lawrence marr...
704. Trench (Clonfert) John E. Trench was a significant landowner in the parish of Ballymacward, barony of Kilconnell and t...
634-5. Seymour (Galway) The Seymour family first settled in east Galway in the late 17th century. The families at Ballymore...
596. Pollok (Lismany) At the time of Griffith's Valuation Allan Pollok was the owner of considerable property in various p...
22. Bagwell (Marlfield) In 1749 William Bagwell, Member of Parliament for Clonmel married Jane daughter and co heir of John...
27-28. Barry (Gort) Mrs. Barry of Cork is recorded as the owner of almost 600 acres in county Galway in the 1870s. This...
51 Blake (Ballinafad) In the early 17th century a younger son of the Blake family of Ballyglunin, county Galway, acquired...
269. Goff This family were descended from the Goff family of Kingstown, Dublin who had married into the Caulfi...
433-434. McCausland (Limavady) The McCausland family of Drenagh or Fruit Hill, Limavady, county Derry, held almost 5000 acres in co...
500-501. Mulloy In the later nineteenth century the Mulloy estate was centred on the demesne of Hughestown, county R...
785. Young (Castlerea & Sligo) The Young family held lands in the parish of Drumcliff according to the 1749 Census of Elphin. In 18...
624-625. Wills (Castlereagh) In 1703 two brothers, Caspar and James Wills, purchased part of the forfeited estate of King James I...
451-452. Pakenham The Honourable and Reverend Henry Pakenham was the fifth son of Edward Michael Pakenham, 2nd Baron L...
358-359 (Kane of Drumreaske) Kane John Kane, with an address at the Castle, Mohill, is recorded as owning over 2000 acres in county L...
369. King (Carrigallen) The King estate was the subject of Chancery proceedings in the 1850s. John King, with an address in...
317. Tabuteau B. M. Tabuteau was a principal lessor of property in the parish of Moore, barony of Moycarn, county...
3. Adamson (Glenfarne) William Lawrence Adamson was born in Dublin in 1829. He was a solicitor and very successful busines...
463 (Martin) Digby (Tireragh) The Digby family held land in various parts of Tireragh barony as well as property in the town of Sl...
463 (Wood-Martin) Webber (Cos Sligo & Limerick) A family who were settled near the city of Cork in the early 17th century. Thomas Webber married Le...
463 (Wood-Martin) Grove The Grove estate in Tireragh seems to have associated with the Grove family of County Donegal. James...
180. Devereux Reverend Nicholas Devereux was one of the principal lessors in the parish of Killimordaly, barony of...
375 (Knox of Rappa) Knox (Mount Falcon) An estate in the parish of Ballynahaglish, barony of Tirawley, county Mayo, previously belonging to...
128. Connellan Hussey de Burgh records Peter Connellan as the owner of over 600 acres in county Galway in the 1870s...
463-464. Martin (later Wood-Martin) The Martin family owned extensive property in Sligo town and surrounding area. Many served in politi...
318. Hibbert The Reade estate at Woodpark, parish of Inishcaltra, passed to the Hibbert family through the marria...
452. Mahon (Killalaghtan) In the 1870s John Mahon of Ballydonnellan is recorded as the owner of almost 1300 acres in county Ga...
526-527 O'Donoghue The family were of ancient Gaelic origin who had forfeited much of their lands after the Desmond reb...
443 McGillycuddy The McGillycuddy of the Reeks is an ancient title from the Gaelic tradition, believed to be descende...
42 Bernard/Morrogh-Bernard According to Burke, Edward Murrough married Martha Bernard of the county Kerry family and their son...
313-314 Herbert (Muckross) The Herberts were granted land in Kerry during the reign of Elizabeth I. Smith indicates that two me...
521-522 O'Connell The O’Connells are an ancient Gaelic family, whom Burke claims had their origins in county Clare, be...
53-54 Bland (Derryquin) The Blands were originally a Yorkshire family who settled in Kerry in the early 18th century. Franci...
315 Herbert (Cahernane) The Herberts of Cahernane descended from the same family as those at Muckross. Smith indicates that...
320-321 Hickson (Corkaguiny) Both James and Robert Hickson held lands in several parishes in the barony of Corkaguiny at the time...
338 Hussey (Corkaguiny) Members of the Hussey family held property in several parishes in the parish of Corkaguiny at the ti...
168-169 Day Though Burke suggests the Day family came from Suffolk O'Carroll states that their origin is somewha...
190 Donovan (Tralee) Nicholas Donovan, of Denny St and Seafield, Tralee, was the owner of over 1200 acres in county Kerry...
664 Stokes The Stokes family first settled in county Limerick in the seventeenth century but gained estates in...
111-112 Chute It appears that this family owes its origins in county Kerry to George Chute, a soldier in the Engli...
543-546 Orpen (Glanarought) Burke describes the Orpen family as claiming great antiquity. They settled in Ireland after the Crom...
93-94 Butler (Waterville) The Waterville branch of the Butler family descended from Whitwell Butler who married into the Yield...
532 O'Grady (Lismoyle) The O’Gradys were established in the Kilballyowen locality of county Limerick, from at least medieva...
9 (Andrews of Rathenny), 628 (Saunders of Tullig) Saunders (Kerry) The representatives of A.L.Saunders, of Cloghjordan, county Tipperary, were the owners of over 2000...
336-337. Hurley/Hurly Burke indicates that the Hurleys originated in county Limerick but acquired land and influence in Ke...
32-33 Bateman The Bateman family were lessors in the parish of Killinny, barony of Corkaguiny and Ballincuslane, B...
152-153. Crosbie/Talbot-Crosbie (Ardfert) Reverend John Crosbie, bishop of Ardfert in the early 1600s, was the common ancestor of the Crosbies...
151-152 Crosbie (Ballyheige) Reverend John Crosbie, bishop of Ardfert in the early 1600s, was the common ancestor of the Crosbies...
669 Stoughton/Staughton (Kerry) Thomas Stoughton was one of the principal lessors in the parishes of Caher and Dromod, barony of Ive...
177-178 Dennis (Clanmaurice & Baltinglass) Thomas Stratford Dennis of Fortgranite, Baltinglass, county Wicklow, owned over 3500 acres in county...
284 Gun/Gunn The Gun (sometimes spelt Gunn) family were descended from Reverend William Gun, of Limerick, but wer...
45 Blacker The estate of St. John Blacker, of Ballylongford and Killylea, county Armagh, amounted to over 8000...
452 Mahony/Gun-Mahony In the 1870s the estate of George Gun Mahony, of Kilmorna, Listowel, amounted to over 5000 acres in...
397-398 (Leslie of Tarbert) Gordon The Gordons were among the leading Scottish gentry families, eventually acquiring the title Marquis...
150 Croker (Quartertown) Major Henry Croker of Quarterstown, county Cork was the fifth son of John Croker of Ballynaguarde, c...
775-777 Wolfe The Wolfe family were settled at Forenaghts and Bishopsland, county Kildare, since the late 17th cen...
18 Biggs (Bellevue) Samuel Dixon [Dickson] Biggs held three townlands in the parish of Killeenagarriff, barony of Clanwi...
182 Dickson (Kildimo) Burke's "Landed Gentry of Ireland" (1912) records members of the Dickson family living at Ballyhonog...
132 Cooper (Cooperhill) Samuel Cooper of Cooper Hill, parish of Kilkeedy, county Limerick, died in 1779 aged 62 years, accor...
566-567 Plummer A family from Wiltshire who first settled in county Cork and then moved to county Limerick. [An Edwa...
109 Chetwood/Chetwode The Chetwodes were settled at Woodbrook, Portarlington, Queen's County (county Laois) in the 18th ce...
658-661 Stawell (Old Court & Crobeg) This branch of the Stawell family, like the Kilbrittain family, trace their descent from Archdeacon...
658-660 Stawell (Kilbrittain) Burke's "Landed Gentry of Ireland" (1912) traces the lineage of this family back to the 12th century...
310-311 Hennessy (Ballymacmoy) A family who were established at Ballymacmoy, Killavullen, county Cork, by the mid 18th century. On...
310 Hennessy (Ballindeasig) In the mid 19th century John C. Hennessy of Knocknaneffe House, county Cork married Mary Creagh daug...
217-218 (Farmar) Wakeham The Parliamentary Papers refer to William Wakeham of Barry's Court, county Cork, who bought some of...
217-218 Farmar This family were Elizabethan settlers who came to hold land in counties Cork, Tipperary and Wexford....
28 Barry (Dunbulloge) The fee simple estate of Mary Theresa Barry amounting to 4,993 acres mainly in the parish of Dunbull...
580 Bagwell Purefoy The Bagwell Purefoys descend from Edward Bagwell, a grandson of John Bagwell of Marlfield, Clonmel,...
396-397 Lenigan (Castle Fogarty) In 1788 James Fogerty of Castle Fogarty, near Thurles, county Tipperary, died childless and his sist...
553-555 Pennefather (Ballynera) This branch of the Pennefather family descended from Thomas, second son of Kingsmill Pennefather, el...
396-397 (Lenigan) Fogarty The O'Fogartys were a prominent family in the Thurles locality of county Tipperary in the mid 16th c...
339-340 Hutchinson (Timoney) In 1681 James Hutchinson of county Tipperary, son of a Cromwellian soldier, married Jane Bennet and...
772 Willington (Killoskehane) The Willingtons were settled at Killoshehane, county Tipperary, by the mid 18th century. James Will...
603 Roe (Loran Park) At the time of Griffith's Valuation the Roe estate was in the parishes of Bourney, Killavinoge and T...
326 Holmes (Nenagh) By the early 18th century the Holmes family were settled in counties Offaly and Tipperary. Daniel Gr...
187-188 Donnellan (Kilconnell) The Donnellan family of Hillswood is connected with that of Ballydonelan. Burke states that the fami...
187-188 Donnellan/Donelan An estate of over 3,000 acres in the baronies of Clonmacnowen and Kilconnell, county Galway, was gra...