Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

PRIOR, Thomas. ''A list of the Absentees of Ireland, and the yearly value of their estates and incomes spent abroad''. 1730

Source Details

Category Contemporary printed sources

Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 25 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
2 Burke (Clanricarde) The Clanricarde estate was one of the largest in county Galway. Lord Clanrickard, a minor, is liste...
2 O'Brien (Inchiquin Castle) Murrough O'Brien, 6th Baron Inchiquin, was created 1st Earl of Inchiquin in 1654. An estate of almo...
2 & 8 Perceval In 1666 and 1668 Sir Philip Percevall was granted large estates in county Cork and over 1,000 acres...
2 O'Brien (Thomond) The estate of the Earl of Thomond was the largest in county Clare with lands in seven out of the ele...
3 Courtenay The introduction to the Devon rentals at the Limerick City Archives states that "the Devon Estate in...
3 Everard (Co Tipperary) Although attained in 1691 for supporting the Jacobite cause, Sir John Everard did get his estate bac...
4 Penn Sir William Penn, an English admiral, was granted the castle and manor of Macroom, county Cork, in t...
5 Southwell (Co Cork) In 1666 Robert Southwell was granted lands in the liberties of Kinsale, county Cork and in the baron...
5 Temple/Temple-Cowper The association of the Temple family with county Sligo began in the seventeenth century when Sir Joh...
5 Trenchard In the late 16th century William Trenchard from Wiltshire was granted land in county Limerick. Willi...
5 Barry/Smith-Barry (Fota) John Smith-Barry of Marbury Hall, Cheshire and Fota Island, county Cork, was a son of James Hugh Smi...
5 Evans/Evans-Freke John Evans, of Welsh descent, settled in the city of Limerick in the early 17th century. In 1666 Geo...
5 Fane The Fane family held an estate in the barony of Smallcounty, county Limerick in the first half of th...
5 King (Kingston/Lorton) The King estate was one of the largest in Connacht including lands in Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo as wel...
6 Petty-Fitzmaurice (Marquess of Lansdowne) This estate owes its origins to Sir William Petty, renowned cartographer, mathematician and scientis...
6 O'Brien (Dromoland) The introduction to the Inchiquin Papers in the National Library of Ireland records that, in about 1...
7 Prendergast (Gort) The Prendergast family were granted lands which had belonged to the O'Shaughnessys including the are...
7 Bernard According to Burke, the first Francis Bernard settled in Ireland around the time of Elizabeth I. In...
7 Browne (Neale) A family established at The Neale, county Mayo, from the 16th century which they were regranted alon...
7 Burton (Buncraggy & Carrigaholt) Samuel Burton of Buncraggy, county Clare, married Margaret Harris and died in 1712. From their elde...
8 Gore (Clonroad & Tyredagh Castle) In 1712 Henry 8th Earl of Thomond leased Clonroad, parish of Drumcliff, barony of Islands, county Cl...
8 Hartstonge In the 18th century the Harstonge family held lands in the Bruff and Kildimo areas of county Limer...
8 Meade A family of Gaelic extraction located originally in county Cork, who by the mid 18th century held la...
9 Riggs The Riggs family were located in county Cork from the 17th century. They acquired much of their cou...
9 Wall (Dysert) Gallway states that the Wall family had held property in the neighbourhood of Coolnamuck, barony of...