Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

LEGG, Marie Louise (ed). ''Census of Elphin 1749''. Dublin: Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2004

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Category Contemporary printed sources

Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 84 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
Holybrook, 474 Ffolliott The ffolliott family held lands in the parish of Aghanagh since the early 18th century. At the time...
Stridagh, 575 Jones (Streedagh) The Jones family were granted lands previously in the possession of O'Connor Sligo. It is thought th...
Listed under St. John's Parish, 523 Wynne The Wynne family established themselves in Sligo in the later 17th century. They went on to become o...
Landowners in Drumcliff Parish, 557 Gore Booth The Gore Booth family were descended from Sir Francis Booth who was granted land at Ardtermon, bar...
Robert Duke, Aghanagh, 474 Duke The Duke family were granted lands in Sligo in the mid 17th century through the patronage of Richard...
William Ormsby of Castledargan, farmer, 515 Ormsby (Castle Dargan) The Ormsby family held property at Castledargan since the end of the 17th century. William Ormsby i...
Moneygold, 580 Soden In the 17th century granting of lands in Sligo, the Earl of Strafford received large grants of land...
Erritt, 400 Barlow (Co Roscommon) Jane Barlow is recorded as one of the principal lessors of property in the parish of Ardcarn, barony...
Oxhill, Ardcarn Parish, 437 Peyton (Knockvicar) The representatives of Charles Peyton are recorded as the owners of over 600 acres in county Roscomm...
Gilbert Roycroft of Canrawer, 66 Roycroft William Roycroft, whose address was Danesfort, Carrick-on-Shannon, held over 350 acres in county Ros...
Willsgrove, 368 Wills (Castlereagh) In 1703 two brothers, Caspar and James Wills, purchased part of the forfeited estate of King James I...
Rathmoyle, 352 & Emlagh, 361 Irwin (Rathmoyle) Richard, Robert and John Irwin were occupiers and lessors of property in the parish of Baslick, baro...
Denis O'Connor of Ballinagare, 32 & Daniel O'Connor of Clonalis, 342 O'Conor Don The O'Conor Don ancestral lands were in County Roscommon centred on Clonalis House near Castlerea....
Castlerea, 336 Young (Castlerea & Sligo) The Young family held lands in the parish of Drumcliff according to the 1749 Census of Elphin. In 18...
Frenchpark, 394 French /ffrench (Frenchpark) Patrick French fitzStephen of Galway is recorded as the earliest member of the family to be associat...
Clegarna, 406 Davis (Frenchpark) William Davis was the lessor of property in the parish of Tibohine, barony of Frenchpark at the time...
Ballyfinigan, 365 Compton (Willsgrove) A manuscript in the Genealogical Office records suggests that properties at Ballyfinegan and Willsgr...
225 Incorporated Society In the mid 19th century the Incorporated Society for the promotion of English Protestant Schools in...
9 (Tully) & 55 (Lowfield) Lawder (Tully) Bryan Lawder, a farmer, was resident at Tully, parish of Elphin in 1749. The Lawder pedigree shows t...
91 (Lavagh - Francis Hanly) Hanly/Hanley A family who lost most of their lands in the barony of Ballintober, county Roscommon, in the mid 17t...
17 O'Conor (Toomona) The branch of the O'Conor family known as O'Conor Roe had extensive lands in county Roscommon which...
24 Dowell (Mantua) The Dowell estate was in the parish of Shankill, barony and county of Roscommon. In 1749 Luke Dowel...
36 (Lisdorn), 190 (Mote & Ballymurray) Crofton (Mote Park) The senior branch of the Crofton family settled at Ballymurray, county Roscommon in the 16th century...
46 Begg The Beggs were resident in the parish of Aughrim, barony and county of Roscommon, in the mid 18th ce...
48 (Carrickena - Owen & Susanna Lloyd) Lloyd (Rockville) Rockville, originally a Blackburn property, came into the possession of the Lloyd family following t...
44 Browne (Cloonfad) Melvin writes that this was a wealthy branch of the Browne family. Catherine daughter of Martin Bro...
48 (Rushill) & 140 (Carruclogher, Cloonfinlough) Devenish The Devenish family were resident in county Roscommon from the 17th century. By the late 18th cent...
52 (Charlestown) King (Drumsna) The King family descend from the Reverend Edward King, Bishop of Elphin (1611-1639) who was granted...
92 (Gillstown - John Stafford) Cox At the time of Griffith's Valuation Thomas Cox held land in the parish of Kilglass, barony of Ballin...
97 (Mount Dillon) Dillon (Mount Dillon) John Dillon was transplanted from county Westmeath to county Roscommon in the 17th century. His des...
116 (Strokestown) Mahon/Pakenham-Mahon In February 1666 Captain Nicholas Mahon was granted over 2,700 acres in the barony of Roscommon and...
143 Mahon (Cloonfree) This branch of the Mahon family were established at Cloonfree, parish of Cloonfinlough, county Rosco...
148 (Ballymartin) Digby (Drumdaff) Thomas Digby was resident at Ballymartin, parish of Rosccommon in 1749. In 1828 Thomas G. Digby was...
148 (Englishtown), 279 (Rockfield - Christopher Irwin) & 283 (Coolmeen) Mitchell (Castle Strange) Cornet Thomas Mitchell from Scotland settled at Castlestrange, county Roscommon in the mid 17th cent...
165 Mapother A Dorset family, established in county Roscommon since Elizabethan times, who intermarried with the...
170 Sandys Edwyn Sandys Reynolds, a Protestant gentleman, resided at "Darham" in 1749. Robert Sandes was livin...
171 (Hollywell - Barnaby Gunning) Gunning Plunkett The Gunnings were an English family who settled at Castlecoote in county Roscommon in the 17th centu...
172 (Rocksborough), 310 (Oran & Newtown) & 314 (Leabeg) Irwin (Beechwood) Christopher Irwin of Newtown and Leabeg, barony of Ballymoe, county Roscommon was a younger brother...
173 Croghan (Kilbride) In 1749 Charles Croghan and Luke Croghan were both resident in the parish of Kilbride and Owen Crogh...
187 (Churchborough) Kelly (Churchboro) A branch of the Kelly family was resident at Churchboro on the church lands of Killinvoy, barony of...
187 (Galy) Burne James Burne, a Quaker farmer, was resident at Galy in the parish of Killinvoy, barony of Athlone in...
196 Kelly (Kellybrook) The townland of Kellybrook was in the 2 parishes of Killinvoy and St Johns, barony of Athlone, count...
198 (St Johns) Hodson (Athlone) The Hodsons appear to have been resident at St Johns, near Athlone from at least the early 18th cent...
198 (Kilmore) Waller (Rookwood) In 1778 Major Waller is recorded as resident at Rookwood and Kilmore. Robert Waller married Jane Or...
204 Talbot (Mount Talbot) The Talbots were descended from a younger son of the Talbots of Malahide in the 16th century. They w...
213 Fallon (Ballina) A branch of the the Gaelic chieftain family of O'Fallon was granted land at Ballina in the parish of...
213 Kelly (Turrock) This family of Kellys had an estate in the parishes of Taghboy and Cam, barony of Athlone, county Ro...
214 Kelly (Muckloon) In 1728 the Kellys settled at Muckloon, parish of Taghboy, barony of Killian, county Galway, which t...
222 (Longfield) Sproule In the mid 19th century the Sproule estate was in the parish of Rahara, barony of Athlone, county Ro...
222 Dalton The Westport Estate Papers document John Dalton of Rahara, barony of Athlone, county Roscommon in th...
236 (Grange) Lyster (Grange) A branch of the Lysters resided at Grange, parish of Cam, barony of Athlone, county Roscommon in the...
236 (Lysterfield) & 247 (Newpark) Lyster (Lysterfield) The Lyster estate was in the parishes of Cam, Kiltoom and Taghmaconnell, barony of Athlone, county R...
251 (Clogher - Thomas French) ffrench (Castle ffrench) Originally known as Clogher and purchased by the ffrenches from the O'Kellys in 1636. Confiscated b...
253 Kelly (Clooncannon) At the time of Griffith's Valuation Edmond Kelly held the townland of Sonnagh, parish of Kilbegnet,...
254 (Castlegar) & 256 (Balliglass) Mahon (Castlegar) The Mahons were settled at Castlegar from the early 18th century. In 1711 the Earl of Clanricarde l...
256 (Anabeg) Moore (Clonfert) Hubert Moore is recorded as the occupier of property in the baronies of Cloonmacnowen, Kilconnell an...
256 (Cregan - Bar Kelly) Dillon (Clonbrock) The Dillons were a Norman family who initially received grants of land in Westmeath and who later ac...
260 Chevers (Killian/Killyan) The Chevers/Cheevers family originally owned estates in counties Wexford and Meath. Following their...
267 (Ticooly) O'Kelly (Gallagh & Ticooly) The O'Kellys of Ticooly in the parish of Killosolan, barony of Tiaquin, county Galway, and later of...
272 (Ballinglass - William Kelly) D'Arcy (Ballinlass) In the first half of the 19th century Nicholas D'Arcy owned land in the parishes of Aghascragh and T...
277 (Tobervaddy) & 378 (Grange) Ormsby (Tobervaddy) A branch of the Ormsby family was settled at Toberavaddy in the parish of Fuerty, barony of Athlone,...
295 Kelly (Aghrane Castle/Castle Kelly) The Kellys were settled at Castlekelly, Ballygar, barony of Killian, county Galway, from the late 17...
315 (Coristoonamore - Richard Kirwan) & 375 (Ballymackeriley - Andrew McDermott) O'Beirne/Byrne/Burns (Tinny Park) Hugh Burns/O'Beirne held an estate in the parishes of Drumatemple, barony of Ballymoe, Kilglass, bar...
316 (Bellamoe - Thomas & Francis Cuff) Cuff Sir James Cuff was granted the town and lands of Ballinrobe, barony of Kilmaine, county Mayo, under...
324 Burke (Glinsk) Ulick Burke of Glinsk, parish of Ballynakill, barony of Ballymoe, county Galway, was created a baron...
324 (Newtown - John Burke) Nolan (Newtown) In the mid 19th century Michael Nolan owned the townland of Newtown, parish of Ballynakill, barony o...
324 (Corbally - Patt Dunn) & 384 (Ardkeenagh) Plunkett (Castleplunket) Joseph Plunket of Carrowreagh and Patrick Plunket of Braiscan are recorded as gentlemen in the Censu...
325 (Carrol - Ardagh) O'Carroll Melvin refers to the transplantation of John Carroll to county Galway under Cromwell and that the C...
325 Burke (Keeloges) The Burkes of Keeloges were a junior branch of the Burkes of Glinsk, county Galway. William Burke o...
328 Caulfeild (Dunamon) The Dunamon estate was held under a lease for 500 years from John King, Lord Kingston to Thomas Caul...
374 (Bryanfield) Hawkes (Brierfield) Charles Hawkes settled in county Roscommon in the late 17th century and was a younger son of Captain...
378 (Runnymead) Fallon (Runnamoat) [In 1677 Edmund Fallon of Mote, county Roscommon was granted a small acreage in the barony of Tiaqui...
384 & 386 Kelly (Cargins) Ignatius Kelly, son of Edmund Kelly of Castleruby, was residing at Carrigens at the time of the Cens...
394 (French Park) French /ffrench (Frenchpark) Patrick French fitzStephen of Galway is recorded as the earliest member of the family to be associat...
23 (Ballyoughter - John Goldsmith) McCausland (Limavady) The McCausland family of Drenagh or Fruit Hill, Limavady, county Derry, held almost 5000 acres in co...
545 (Willybrook) Ormsby Gore LordHarlech's estate held land in the baronies of Leyny, Tireragh and Tirerrill in county Sligo as w...
518 (Caracin) Burrowes (Sligo) In 1856 Alexander Burrowes offered for sale his estate at Carrowcrin, barony of Tirerrill. The sale...
484 (Tanzyfort) Cooper The estate at Coopershill was founded by the Cooper family. In the mid 19th century Charles King O'H...
418 (Clongoonagh) Eccles J.E. Eccles, a gentleman, is recorded as resident in the parish of Tumna, barony of Boyle, county Ro...
420 (Husetown) Mulloy In the later nineteenth century the Mulloy estate was centred on the demesne of Hughestown, county R...
446 (John Knott, Boyle) & 454 (Robert Knott, Knockado) Knott (Battlefield) The Knott family held lands in various parts of the barony of Corran. Lands at Emlanaghtan, in the p...
451 (Drimdoe0 Lillie/Lilly The Census of Elphin of 1749 records John Lilly as resident at Drimdoe. The Lillie family held an e...
Michael Balfe, Lisaloy, parish of Baslick. 352 Balfe The Balfe family were settled at Heathfield in county Roscommon in the 18th century but had moved to...
320 (Cregawon) Marnell In 1749 James Marnell is recorded as residing at Cregawon in the parish of Kilcroan, barony of Bally...