Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

GLIN, Knight of, GRIFFIN, D. J. & ROBINSON, N.K (eds).'' Vanishing Country Houses of Ireland''. Dublin: Irish Architectural Archive/Irish Georgian Society, 1989.

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Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 154 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
131. Fleming McTernan states that the Flemings came into possession of lands in Sligo in the wake of the Cromwell...
131. Neynoe The Neynoe family owned this estate in Ballysumaghan parish since the 18th century. They appear to h...
131. Fenton The Fenton family held land in and around Easky throughtout the 19th century. Various family members...
131. Phibbs (Seafield) The Phibbs family acquired an estate in Kilmacowen in the late 18th century. The estate was based ar...
131. Cooper (Markree) Edward Cooper was a soldier in Richard Coote [Lord Collooney]'s, regiment of horse. He is known in...
95. Nesbitt/Nisbett The main Nisbett estate was centred around Derrycarne Demesne near Dromod. They had originally lived...
95. Ormsby Gore LordHarlech's estate held land in the baronies of Leyny, Tireragh and Tirerrill in county Sligo as w...
95. La Touche The La Touche family owned extensive estates in Kildare and Wicklow as well as property interests in...
95. Johnston (Kinlough) The Johnston family from Fermanagh purhased this land in Leitrim in the early 18th century. In 1802...
95. Crofton (Mohill) In the 1870s Sir Morgan Crofton held almost 10,000 acres in county Leitrim. the estate was centred o...
69. Blake (Ardfry) By patent dated 24 Feb 1681 the Blakes were granted almost 12,000 acres in counties Galway and Mayo,...
69. Geoghegan/O'Neill (Bunowen) Art Geoghegan of Castletown, county Westmeath, was transplanted to the confiscated O'Flaherty lands...
69. Blake (Towerhill & Bunowen) The Blakes of Menlo Castle, county Galway, held the lands of Clonyne and Clooneen or Towerhill, pari...
69. Daly (Castledaly) This branch of the Dalys were descended from the Dalys of Killimer and also Dalysgrove, near Ahascra...
69. Shawe-Taylor Walter Taylor was granted almost a thousand acres in the barony of Kiltartan, county Galway in Febru...
69, 72 & 74. D'Arcy (Kiltullagh & Clifden Castle) The D'Arcy family of Kiltullagh, parish and barony of Athenry, county Galway, was founded by Patrick...
69. Gregory The Coole estate was purchased by Robert Gregory from the Martyns of Tullira in 1768 on his return f...
72, 75. Daly (Dunsandle & Carnakelly) The Daly family of Dunsandle derived from Daly of Carnakelly in the parish of Kiltullagh. They bough...
74. Burke (Marble Hill) The Burke family of Marble Hill were among the most influential families in county Galway in the 19t...
74. Smyth (Masonbrook) The Smyths acquired property in and around the Loughrea area in the early 19th century. In 1828 they...
76, 78, 79. Persse (Roxborough & Moyode) The Persse family first received grants of land in counties Galway and Roscommon in the 1670s. Some...
78-79. Joyce (Rahasane) The Joyce family of Rahasane were connected with the Joyces of Mervue and also of Corgary. They hel...
78-79. Ffrench (Rahasane) In 1675 the ffrenches bought the lands of Cummer and Drumgriffin in the barony of Clare which had be...
78. St. George (Tyrone House) The St.George estate was centred on the house at Tyrone, parish of Drumacoo, barony of Dunkellin, bu...
69. Hickman (Athenry) At the time of Griffith's Valuation William V.F. Hickman was leasing a property valued at £30 to Wil...
69 Mahon (Beech Hill) The Mahons of Beech Hill, near Loughrea, county Galway, were a branch of the Mahon family of Castleg...
69 Mahon (Belleville) The Mahons bought the Belleville estate in the parish of Monivea, barony of Clare, county Galway, fr...
69 Blake (Ballyglunin) In ''Blake Family Records'' Martin J. Blake states that Martin Blake of Cummer, county Galway, purch...
69 French (Brooklodge) At least two generations of Frenches, a junior branch of the Frenches of Tyrone, lived on the Brookl...
69 Blake (Corbally) The Blakes had owned an estate at Corbally, parish of Ardrahan since the 15th century. In 1824 a...
69 Blake (Castlegrove) By his will (1612) Robert Blake of Ardfry left the lands of Castlegrove or Fartigare as they were o...
69 (Castletown). Vesey (Castlebar) George Vesey of Castlebar held the townland of Cahernabrock, parish of Shrule, barony of Kilmaine, c...
69 Eyre (Clifden) Thomas Eyre of Bath, Somerset, bought much of the property of John D'Arcy of Clifden, county Galway,...
69 Dillon (Clonbrock) The Dillons were a Norman family who initially received grants of land in Westmeath and who later ac...
69 Trench (Clonfert) John E. Trench was a significant landowner in the parish of Ballymacward, barony of Kilconnell and t...
69 Evans (Cross House) At the time of Griffith’s Valuation John C. Evans was leasing a number of townlands from Lord Fitzge...
72 Daly (Dalystown) In 1814 the Rt. Hon Denis Bowes Daly was the owner of the Dalystown estate, the son of Hyacinth Dal...
72 O'Farrell/Farrell (Dalystown Demesne) In the 1830s Dalystown House is described as the home of Dr. O'Ferrall. At the time of Griffith's Va...
72 Burke (Danesfield) The Burkes of Danesfield, parish and barony of Moycullen, county Galway, owned an estate of about 2,...
72 Eyre (Eyrecourt & Eyreville) Giles Eyre, Eyrecourt Castle and Thomas Knutford Eyre, Eyreville, are described as resident propriet...
72 Davis/Davies (Kilconnell) John Davies was resident at Castle-bin, Kilconnell, in 1814. The estate of George Davies, in the par...
72 Bodkin (Ballymacward) In the early 19th century the Hampstead estate was occupied by the Bodkin family.
74 (Knockbane) O'Flaherty (Knockbane) This branch of the O'Flaherty family of Renvyle had an estate in the parish and barony of Moycullen,...
74 Lawrence (Lawrencetown) The Lawrence family are first recorded in east Galway in the late 16th century. A John Lawrence marr...
74 Blake (Menlo) The Blakes, raised to the peerage as baronets in 1622, were established at Menlough on the bank of t...
74 Blake (Merlin Park) The Blakes of Moyne, parish of Shrule, county Mayo, were descended from the Blakes of Ardfry, county...
76 (Monivea) Ffrench (Monivea) The Monivea estate, barony of Tiaquin, county Galway, was acquired by the ffrenchs from the O'Kellys...
76-77 Bellew (Mountbellew) The Bellew family of Williamstown, county Louth, were granted lands in the parish of Moylough, baron...
76 (Mountbernard & Mounthazel) Browne (Moyvilly & Mounthazel) The Moyvilly estate, near Oranmore, county Galway, was granted to the Brownes under the Acts of Sett...
78 (Netterville) Netterville The descendants of a younger son of the 1st Viscount Netterville established an estate at Lecarrow,...
78 Nugent (Pallas) In 1677 Thomas Nugent was granted an estate of 3,250 acres in the baronies of Leitrim and Longford,...
78 (Portumna Castle) Burke (Clanricarde) The Clanricarde estate was one of the largest in county Galway. Lord Clanrickard, a minor, is liste...
78 McDermott (Ramore/Rathmore) James Anthony McDermott of Ramore married Mary Agnes Blake of Cregg Castle in the early 19th century...
78 Kelly (Rookwood) This family is well recorded in Vera Hughes' book. Crofton Kelly and his wife Elizabeth Threwles we...
78 Thewles In the 18th century Wentworth Thewles of Harristown, Co Kildare, owned lands in counties Mayo, Leitr...
78 Bermingham/Birmingham (Rosshill) Colonel John Browne owned a substantial estate in the barony of Ross, county Galway, at the end of t...
78 Clements & Caulfeild The Rosshill estate in the parishes of Ross, Cong and Ballinchalla, barony of Ross, county Galway, w...
78 (Ryehill) Roche (Ryehill) In the late 18th century the Ryehill estate in the parish of Monivea, barony of Tiaquin, county Galw...
78 (Somerset) Seymour (Galway) The Seymour family first settled in east Galway in the late 17th century. The families at Ballymore...
78 McDermott (Springfield) According to William Keaveney this estate in the parish of Templetogher, barony of Ballymoe, county...
78 (Weston) Mahon (Castlegar) The Mahons were settled at Castlegar from the early 18th century. In 1711 the Earl of Clanricarde l...
69 (Castletown) O'Hara (Lenaboy) The O'Haras of Lenaboy had been established in the town of Galway since the early 18th century and m...
110 Bingham (Bingham's Castle) The Bingham family of Newbrook, parish of Robeen, county Mayo, later Barons Clanmorris, inherited ha...
110 (Bloomfield) Ruttledge (Bloomfield) In May 1749, Peter Ruttledge of Cornfield and Carrowkillen, parish of Robeen, barony of Kilmaine, co...
110 Jackson (Carrowmore) The Carrowmore estate of the Vaughans passed by marriage to a junior branch of the Jacksons of Ennis...
110 (Castlebar House) Bingham The Binghams were military commanders sent to Connacht in the 16th century, where they settled in th...
110 Cuff Sir James Cuff was granted the town and lands of Ballinrobe, barony of Kilmaine, county Mayo, under...
110 Gore (Castle Gore) In 1666 the Gores were granted extensive estates, over 14,700 acres, in the barony of Tirawley, coun...
110 (Castle Lackin) Knox (Castle Lackan) The Knoxes of Castle Lackan, parish of Killala, barony of Tirawley and later of Creagh, parish of Ba...
110 (Castle Lackin) Palmer The Palmer family held extensive estates in counties Mayo and Sligo, some of which they were granted...
110 (Castlerea) Knox (Castlereagh) The Knoxes came from county Donegal and settled at Castlereagh in the 17th century. By the early 1...
110 (Clogher) Lynch/Crean Lynch A junior branch of the Lynch Blosse family baronets, who obtained leases of the Clogher estate, in t...
110 (Greenwood Park) Knox (Greenwoodpark) A junior branch of the Knoxes of Rappa held an estate in the parish of Kilfian, barony of Tirawley,...
110 (Hollymount) Lindsey (Hollymount) This branch of the Lindsey family were descended from a younger son of the first Lindsey of Turin, p...
110 Vesey In December 1698 John Vesey, Archbishop of Tuam from 1679 to 1716, bought almost 750 acres in the Ho...
110 Bourke (Killala) Walter James Bourke of Killala Castle, Co Mayo, leased much of the land in the parish of Templemore,...
110 (Moorehall) Moore (Moore Hall) An estate in the parishes of Ballintober, Ballyovey and Burriscarra in the barony of Carra, county M...
110 Browne (Neale) A family established at The Neale, county Mayo, from the 16th century which they were regranted alon...
110 Knox (Netley Park) Henry William Knox and his brother John sold almost 3000 acres in the parishes of Crossmolina and Ki...
110 (Newbrook) Bingham (Newbrook) This estate was founded by John Bingham of Foxford, county Mayo, younger brother of Sir Henry Bingha...
110 Browne (Raheens) A junior branch of the Brownes of the Neale held an estate in the parishes of Aglish and Islandeady,...
110 (Rappa) Knox (Rappa) Originally a Crofton estate which passed through a marriage connection to a younger son of the Knoxe...
110 Palmer (Summerhill) In 1741 James O'Hara, 2nd Baron Tyrawley, leased an estate in the parish of Templemurry, barony of T...
125 Browne (Claremount) There are references in the will of the 1st Earl of Altamont to the purchase of part of the Bell est...
125 (Castlerea House) Sandford/Wills Sandford The descendants of Captain Theophilus Sandford of Moyglare, county Meath, settled at Castlerea, coun...
125 (Ballanagare & Clonalis) O'Conor Don The O'Conor Don ancestral lands were in County Roscommon centred on Clonalis House near Castlerea....
125 French (Cloonyquin) ''Burke's Irish Family Records'' states that Arthur French of Tyrone bought Cloonyquin from the Righ...
125 (French Park) French /ffrench (Frenchpark) Patrick French fitzStephen of Galway is recorded as the earliest member of the family to be associat...
127 (Kilronan Castle) Tenison/Tennison/King-Tenison This branch of the Tenison family is descended from members of the family who settled in the north...
127-128 Grace The Mantua estate in county Roscommon came into Grace ownership in the 18th century through the marr...
127-128 (Mote Park) Crofton (Mote Park) The senior branch of the Crofton family settled at Ballymurray, county Roscommon in the 16th century...
127 Plunkett (Mountplunkett) The Plunketts were a Catholic family residing at Mountplunkett from the 18th century. Christopher Ge...
127 Talbot (Mount Talbot) The Talbots were descended from a younger son of the Talbots of Malahide in the 16th century. They w...
127 & 129 King (Kingston/Lorton) The King estate was one of the largest in Connacht including lands in Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo as wel...
127 (Rockville) Lloyd (Rockville) Rockville, originally a Blackburn property, came into the possession of the Lloyd family following t...
127 (Runnamoat) Balfe The Balfe family were settled at Heathfield in county Roscommon in the 18th century but had moved to...
124 & 127 (Thomastown) Naghten (Thomastown) The Naghtens or O'Naghtens were one of the old Gaelic families who managed to retain some of their f...
125 (The Palace) O'Conor (Mount Druid) Denis O'Conor was one of the principlal lessors in the parish of Kilcorkey, barony of Castlereagh at...
41-42 Gloster Members of the Gloster family, George, James and Richard, held land in county Clare mainly in the pa...
41 Wilson (Belvoir) The Wilson family settled at Belvoir, near Sixmilebridge, county Clare, in the 18th century. Richar...
41 (Birchfield), 42 (Seamount) O'Brien (Birchfield) Cornelius O'Brien was the son of Henry O'Brien of Ennis, county Clare and Helen O'Callaghan of Kilgo...
41 Butler (Castlecrine) The Butlers of Castlecrine, parish of Kilfinaghta, barony of Bunratty Lower, county Clare, descend f...
41 Brown (Clonboy) A family who settled at Clonboy, O'Briensbridge, county Clare in the early 18th century. They marri...
41 Bindon The Bindon family were located in the counties of Clare and Limerick from the late 17th century. Dav...
41 (Cornfield & Fort Fergus) Ross-Lewin (Ross Hill) The Ross-Lewin estate was in the parishes of Kilchreest and Killadysert, barony of Clonderalaw, coun...
41 (Cullaun) Steele (Cullane) A family originally from Somerset, who settled in county Clare in the early 18th century and acquire...
41 (Drumconora) Crowe (Dromore) The Crowe family were living at Nutfield, near Ennis, county Clare in the 1780s. Burke records that...
41 (Fenloe) Hickman (Fenloe) Gregory Hickman was an English merchant in the south of England in the first half of the 17th centur...
41 (Finnevara) Skerrett (Finavarra) In his will dated 26 November 1681 James Skerrett FitzMarcus of Galway, merchant, left his county Cl...
41 (Hazelwood) Singleton The Singletons came from Lancashire and settled in county Clare at the end of the 17th century. John...
41 (Kiltanon) Molony (Kiltanon) This family were established in county Clare from the early 17th century and the Kiltanon branch are...
41 (Lismehane) O'Callaghan/O'Callaghan Westropp (Kilgory & Maryfort) The county Cork estates of the O'Callaghans were confiscated in the mid 17th century and the family...
41 (Moyriesk) Fitzgerald/Foster Vesey Fitzgerald (Moyriesk) This family of Fitzgeralds was originally Fitzgerald Fitzgibbon but the surname Fitzgibbon was dropp...
41 (New Grove), 42 (Tyredagh) Browne (Newgrove) The Brownes were Elizabethan settlers. In 1765 Thomas Browne of Newgrove married Mary Wesby and had...
42 Henn (Paradise) The Henns, an English family, were granted lands in county Clare by the Earl of Thomond at the end o...
42 (Raheen) Brady/Brady Browne The Brady family in county Clare were descended from Hugh Brady, post-Reformation bishop of Meath. L...
42 (Riverstown) Tymons Weir writes that a John Tymons was resident at Riverston, county Clare, in 1799. Michael Blood of B...
42 Woulfe (Teermaclane) Teermaclane, parish of Killone, barony of Islands, county Clare, was acquired by Nicholas Woulfe fro...
42 Dalton (Woodpark) The Anglo Norman family of Dalton was established in county Clare from the early 17th century. Mich...
49 (Bunratty Castle) Studdert (Bunratty) The Reverend George Studdert, rector of Kilpeacon and Rathkeale, county Limerick, was the son of Geo...
101 Pery Sometime in the mid 17th century Susanna Sexton, eventually heiress to the Sexton estates in county...
101 & 104 (Ballynagarde, Fort Elizabeth & Rawleystown) Croker (Ballynagarde) The Crokers settled in county Limerick in the 17th century and were resident at Ballynagarde early i...
101 (Ballynoe) Cox (Ballynoe) Burke's (1886) records Robert Cox having received a grant of lands at Ballynoe, county Limerick, in...
101 (Caherline, Castleconnell) Gabbett (Caherline) A Shropshire family who were established at Caherline, county Limerick by the end of the 17th centur...
101 & 104 (Cahir Guillamore & Rockbarton) O'Grady (Cahir Guillamore) Descended from a younger son of the O'Gradys of Kilballyowen, county Limerick, Standish O'Grady, son...
101 (Castle Oliver) Gascoigne/Trench (Castle Oliver) Richard Oliver of Castle Oliver, county Limerick, took the additional name of Gascoigne when he and...
101 Cooper (Cooperhill) Samuel Cooper of Cooper Hill, parish of Kilkeedy, county Limerick, died in 1779 aged 62 years, accor...
101 (Curragh Chase) De Vere This family were descended from Vere Hunt, a Cromwellian soldier who was granted land in county Lime...
101 (Elm Park) Massey (Elm Park) The Lords Clarina are descended from Eyre Massey, sixth son of Hugh Massy of Duntrileague, county Li...
101 (Glenduff) Ievers (Mountievers) The first member of this family to settle in county Clare in the 1640s was Henry Ievers. He was a c...
101 (Glenduff) Staveley/Stevelly (Co Limerick) At the time of Griffith's Valuation Robert Jones Stavelly held an estate in the parishes of Monagay,...
101 (Glen View) Russell (Limerick) A branch of the Russell family held land in the parish of Kilfergus, barony of Shanid, county Limeri...
101 (The Grange) O'Grady/Grady (The Grange) The O'Gradys of The Grange, parish of Fedamore, county Limerick, were a branch of O'Gradys of Kilbal...
101 (The Grange) Croker (The Grange) Edward Croker, son of the Reverend Robert Croker of the Ballynagarde family and his wife Margaret O'...
101 (Greenmount) Greene (Greenmount) Captain Thomas Greene was granted land in counties Kerry, Limerick and Clare in 1668. The Greenes o...
101 (Hermitage) Massy The Massy family are descended from a Cromwellian soldier Captain Hugh Massy who was granted 3,055 a...
101 (Kilballyowen) O'Grady (Kilballyowen) This was the senior family of O'Grady in Munster. This family was located in the Kilballyowen area...
101 (Linfield) Lloyd Apjohn (Linfield) This branch of the Lloyd family are descended from Rickard Lloyd, a younger son of Thomas Lloyd of T...
104 (Mount Shannon) FitzGibbon The FitzGibbon family were established at Ballysheedy, county Limerick, from the mid 18th century....
104 (Riddlestown Park) Blennerhassett (Riddlestown) The Blennerhassett family acquired estates in county Kerry from the forfeitures of the Earl of Desmo...
104 (Ryves Castle) Ryves In 1667 William and John Ryves were granted over a thousand acres in the barony of Coslea and 168 ac...
104 Deane Matthew Deane came to Ireland in the mid 17th century and purchased lands in county Cork. He was ma...
104 (Springfield Castle) Petty-Fitzmaurice (Marquess of Lansdowne) This estate owes its origins to Sir William Petty, renowned cartographer, mathematician and scientis...
104 (Tervoe) Monsell (Limerick) Originally from England, this family sold their estates in Somerset and purchased estates in county...
101 (Grove) O'Dell/Odell The Odell/O'Dell family were established at Ballingarry, county Limerick from the late 17th century....
69 (Beech Hill) Villiers (Kilpeacon & Beech Hill) The Reverend Fitzgerald in a footnote in his book gives an account of the owners of Kilpeacon, count...
45 Crone John Crone of Doneraile, county Cork, an attorney, married Frances Fennell of Limerick in 1747 and t...
45 Cotter A family, possibly of Danish origin, who were settled in county Cork from at least the 16th century....
45 Courtenay (Ballyedmond) Ballyedmond, parish of Templenacarriga, barony of Barrymore, county Cork, was originally a Browne pr...
45 Colthurst In 1702 Nicholas Colthurst of Ballyally, county Cork, purchased over 1,000 acres from the trustees f...
45 Meade A family of Gaelic extraction located originally in county Cork, who by the mid 18th century held la...