Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

NATIONAL INVENTORY OF ARCHITECTURAL HERITAGE. ''An introduction to the architectural heritage of county Sligo''. Dublin: Stationery Office, 2007.

Source Details

Category Modern printed sources

Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 14 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
18-20. Wynne The Wynne family established themselves in Sligo in the later 17th century. They went on to become o...
20-23. Cooper The estate at Coopershill was founded by the Cooper family. In the mid 19th century Charles King O'H...
23-24. Crofton (Sligo) The Croftons acquired land in the 17th century from the McSweeneys which had previously been part of...
26-27 Dodwell The Dodwell family were present in Sligo since the 17th century. . In 1800 Frances Dodwell of Carro...
27, 90-91. Nicholson The Nicholsons received grants of land in Sligo under the Acts of Settlement and one of them became...
32-33, 42. Pollexfen The Pollexfen family took over the running of a large mill enterprise in Ballisodare in the mid-19th...
68-69. Ashley The Ashley estate consisted of lands in the Mullaghmore area of north Sligo which had previously bee...
70-75. Gore Booth The Gore Booth family were descended from Sir Francis Booth who was granted land at Ardtermon, bar...
76-79. Perceval The Perceval family succeeded to lands in Sligo in the mid 17th when George Perceval married Mary Cr...
80-81. O'Hara The O'Haras were the only Gaelic family to continue as major landowners in County Sligo up to modern...
82-88. Cooper (Markree) Edward Cooper was a soldier in Richard Coote [Lord Collooney]'s, regiment of horse. He is known in...
98. Irwin (Tanrego) McTernan states that John Irwin, a Cromwellian soldier, wsa granted the lands at Tanrego in the seve...
14. Kirkwood (Cottlestown & Clooncunny) The Kirkwood estate was centred on Cottlestown in the Barony of Tireragh, where they held extensive...