Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

WALFORD, Edward. 'The County families of the United Kingdom''. London: Chatto & Windus, 1885)

Source Details

Category Contemporary printed sources

Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 109 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
5 & 6 (Adams) Adams/Goold-Adams L.G. Pine traces the ancestry of this family from the fourth son of Edward Adams, a London merchant,...
19 (Alcock. Wilton Castle) Alcock (Counties Waterford & Wexford) The Alcock families in counties Waterford and Wexford descend from John Alcock, of Downpatrick, coun...
10 (Alcock-Stawell) Stawell (Kilbrittain) Burke's "Landed Gentry of Ireland" (1912) traces the lineage of this family back to the 12th century...
11 (Aldworth) Aldworth The Aldworths settled in county Cork in the early 17th century and were established at Newmarket by...
11 (Alexander) Alexander The OS Names Books record Arthur Alexander as the proprietor of lands in the parish of Ardrahan in t...
17 (Allman) Allman (County Cork) The Allman family were entrepreneurs in Bandon in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Initially...
20 (Anderson) Anderson (Grace Dieu) In the 1870s Thomas William Anderson of Grace Dieu Lodge, county Waterford, owned 836 acres in count...
21 (Andrews) Andrews (Knockanacree) Hussey de Burgh notes Hawtrey Andrews, of knockmacree House, Cloghjordan, as the owner of over 700...
21-22 (Annesley) Annesley/Grove Annesley (Annes Grove) A junior branch of the Annesley family which bore the titles Viscount Glerawly and Earl of Annesley,...
25 (Ardagh) Ardagh (Waterford) William Michael Ardagh, whose address is given as Stradbally, county Waterford, owned over 1000 acre...
25 (Ardilaun, Lord) Guinness Sir Benjamin Lee Guinness of the famous brewing family began to purchase Connacht estates for sale i...
27-28 (Armstrong, Charles, of Larch Hill), 28 (Armstrong, William, Farney Castle) Armstrong/Armstrong MacDonnell (Newhall) The Armstrongs of Mount Heaton share a common ancestry with the Armstrongs of Moyaliff, county Tippe...
28 (Armstrong, Lismoher) Armstrong (Lismoher) The Armstrongs appear to have been established at Lismoher, parish of Noughaval, county Clare in the...
28 (Armstrong, Mealiffe) Armstrong (Chaffpool & Moyaliff) These Armstrongs are a junior branch of the Armstrong family of Mount Heaton, county Offaly and desc...
p.28 Armstrong (Clooncah) The Armstrongs owned an estate of 1,520 acres in the parish of Ballynakill, barony of Ballymoe, coun...
p.29 (Earl of Arran) Gore (Castle Gore) In 1666 the Gores were granted extensive estates, over 14,700 acres, in the barony of Tirawley, coun...
p.29-30 Arthur (Glenomera) A family who moved from county Limerick to Ballyquin, county Clare when they purchased land from the...
p.32 Trench (Woodlawn) The Trench family at Woodlawn were one of a number of Trench families who came to prominence in coun...
p.32 Gascoigne/Trench (Castle Oliver) Richard Oliver of Castle Oliver, county Limerick, took the additional name of Gascoigne when he and...
p.34 Athy The Athy family were one of the original Tribes of Galway. Their estate was mainly centred around th...
p.34 Atkins (Carrigaline & Queenstown) Robert Atkins of Waterpark, Carrigaline, county Cork, Sheriff of Cork in 1722 was a relative of Robe...
p.34 Atkinson (Ashley Park) The Atkinsons of Ashley Park and South Park, county Tipperary, were a junior branch of the Atkinsons...
p.37 Yelverton From the late 1780s the Yelvertons held an estate in the parish of Ballintober, barony of Carra, cou...
p.39 Bagge (Waterford) Historical sources suggest the Bagge family descended from John Bagge who settled in Waterford somet...
p.39-40. Bagot (Bagotstown, Ballyturin & Aghrane/Castlekelly) This family were first established at Bagotstown, county Limerick in the 13th century. They later he...
40 (Bagwell Lisronagh) Bagwell (Kilmore) Thomas P. Power writes that John Bagwell, a Clonmel merchant, purchased about 900 acres in the baron...
p.40 Bagwell Purefoy The Bagwell Purefoys descend from Edward Bagwell, a grandson of John Bagwell of Marlfield, Clonmel,...
p.42 Bainbridge John Hugh Bainbridge, son of Thomas Bainbridge a banker of London and Surrey, married Jane Anne West...
p.44 Baker (Lismacue) The Baker family settled in county Tipperary in the mid 17th century, Walter Baker having obtained a...
p.46 Ball (Fort Fergus) William Hawkins Ball was the eldest son of Benjamin Ball of Dublin and his wife Elizabeth, daughter...
p.47, p.80 (Boyle Bernard) Bernard According to Burke, the first Francis Bernard settled in Ireland around the time of Elizabeth I. In...
p.49 White/Hedges White Richard Hedges of Macroom Castle and Mount Hedges, county Cork, married Mary Eyre and had a son, Ric...
p.54 Barrett (Carrigboy) At the time of Griffith's Valuation John E. Barrett held an estate in the parish of Kilmichael, baro...
pp.54-55 Barrett (Greenhills & Ballintava) At the time of Griffith's Valuation, John Samuel Barrett was leasing the Greenhills estate in the pa...
p.55 Barrington (Glenstal) The Barringtons settled in Limerick city at the end of the 17th century, Benjamin Barrington was she...
p.55 Barron Burke asserts that this family, originally barons of Burnchurch, county Kilkenny, were a branch of t...
p.56 Barry/Smith-Barry (Fota) John Smith-Barry of Marbury Hall, Cheshire and Fota Island, county Cork, was a son of James Hugh Smi...
p.56 Barry (Leamlara) At the beginning of the 18th century the head of this family was Standish Barry, son of David Barry...
p.56 Barry (Kilbolane) Burke's "Landed Gentry of Ireland" (1904) states that four generations of Barrys had been in possess...
p.56 Barry (Friarstown) A junior branch of the Barrys of Buttevant, county Cork, settled in the barony of Clanwilliam, count...
p.56 Barry/Harold-Barry In 1782 Richard Harold of Singland and Pennywell, county Limerick married Mary, only child and heire...
p.57 Barry/Smith-Barry (Ballyedmond) In 1814 John Smith-Barry of Marbury Hall, Cheshire and Fota Island, county Cork, married Eliza-Mary,...
p.57. Barry (Dunbulloge) The fee simple estate of Mary Theresa Barry amounting to 4,993 acres mainly in the parish of Dunbull...
p.57 Barry (Kilbarry) "The Londonderry Journal" (20 June 1772) records the killing in county Cork of Garret Barry, son of...
p.57 Barry (Ballyclogh) The Barry family, 'McAdam Barry', were established at Lisnagar, Rathcormack and Ballyclough, county...
p.57 Barry (Castle Cor) In 1754 Richard Barry married Mary Norton and their son Colonel Richard Barry purchased the Castle C...
p.57 Barter (County Cork) The Barter family were established in county Cork from the late 17th century. Several members of th...
p.58 Barton The centre of the Barton estate was at Waterfoot near Pettigo in county Donegal. Through marriages w...
p.58 Barton (Rochestown) In the mid 19th century the representatives of Dunbar Barton (died 1848), sixth son of William Barto...
p.58 Barton (Grove) Thomas Barton bought the Everard estate at Fethard, county Tipperary, in 1751. He was a member of th...
p.60 Bateman The Bateman family were lessors in the parish of Killinny, barony of Corkaguiny and Ballincuslane, B...
p.64 Bayley (Rookwood) Sarah Kelly left her Rookwood estate, which straddled the border of counties Galway and Roscommon, t...
p.65 Bayly (Debsborough) The Bayly family were established at Debsborough, Nenagh, county Tipperary from the early 18th centu...
pp.66-67 Beamish Burke's Irish Family Records indicates that lands granted to members of the Beamish family were conf...
p.67 Beamish (Mount Beamish) Burke indicates that this family was a branch of that of Beamish of Kilmalooda, descended from Richa...
p.67 Bernard (Palace Anne) Bennett indicates that the Bernards of Palace Anne were descended from Arthur Bernard, brother of Fr...
p.70 Beecher/Becher Burke's ''Irish Family Records'' and Smith both indicate that the Beechers were originally a Kent...
p.74 Bellew (Mountbellew) The Bellew family of Williamstown, county Louth, were granted lands in the parish of Moylough, baron...
p.75 Bence-Jones William Bence-Jones of Lisselane, Clonakilty and addresses in Cork city was an attorney who held "im...
p.76 Bennett (Coachford) Francis Bennett, of Classes, Coachford and Greganes Manor, Roscarbery, was the owner of over 2800 ac...
p.77 Bennett (Bennett's Court) The Bennetts were established in county Cork by the mid 17th century and were seated at Ballymore by...
p.77 Bennett (Gleneefy) William Blacker Bennett died at Castle Creagh, Galbally, county Limerick in 1808. In 1826 Fitzgerald...
p.78 Bentley (Hurdleston) The ancestors of the Bentleys received land in county Clare under the Cromwellian settlement of the...
p.79 Beresford/Le Poer Beresford The Beresford family, Marquis of Waterford and Viscount Tyrone, owned land in various parts of Irela...
William Clifford Bermingham-Ruthven, p. 80. Trotter (Kilquain) Clifford Trotter acquired parts of the Quansbury and Bermingham estate by his marriage to Mary, daug...
p.80 (Morrogh Bernard) Bernard/Morrogh-Bernard According to Burke, Edward Murrough married Martha Bernard of the county Kerry family and their son...
p.81 Berridge In 1872 the Ballynahinch estate in county Galway, was bought by Richard Berridge, a London brewer, f...
p.81 Ponsonby (Bessborough, Earl of ) The Bessborough estate held lands in the parishes of Fenagh and Kiltoghert, county Leitrim during th...
p.83 {Bevan of Camass) Bevan (Camas) Burke's ''Irish Family Records'' states that Thomas Beevin leased the lands of Camass, county Limeri...
p.85 Biddulph Nicholas Biddulph of Congor, county Tipperary, was the eldest son of Francis Biddulph of Mount Olive...
p.86 Bingham (Bingham's Castle) The Bingham family of Newbrook, parish of Robeen, county Mayo, later Barons Clanmorris, inherited ha...
p.86 Birch (Roscrea) Members of the Birch family were prominent distillers and brewers at Roscrea, county Tipperary in th...
p.87 Birchall The Birchall (sometimes spelt Burchall) estate held lands in the parish of Kiltoghert, county Leitri...
p.90 Blackall Major Robert Blackall, of Coolamber, Lisryan, county Longford is recorded as owning over 1800 acres...
p.91 Blackburne In 1857 The Right Honourable Francis Blackburn of Rathfarnham Castle, county Dublin, purchased 1,180...
p.91 Blacker Murray MacGregor Blacker was a nephew of William Blacker, a well known author of books on agricultur...
p.91 Blacker The estate of St. John Blacker, of Ballylongford and Killylea, county Armagh, amounted to over 8000...
p.93 Blake (Menlo) The Blakes, raised to the peerage as baronets in 1622, were established at Menlough on the bank of t...
p.93, 94 Blake (Towerhill & Bunowen) The Blakes of Menlo Castle, county Galway, held the lands of Clonyne and Clooneen or Towerhill, pari...
p.93, 94 Blake (Merlin Park) The Blakes of Moyne, parish of Shrule, county Mayo, were descended from the Blakes of Ardfry, county...
p.93 Blake (Rathville) John H. Blake was occupying the Rathville estate in the parish of Kilimordaly at the time of Griffit...
p.93 Blake (Renvyle) Henry Blake returned from Montserrat in 1676 and, according to Martin J. Blake, bought the Lehinch e...
p.93 Blake (Glenlo) Martin J. Blake writes that Henry Blake of Glenlo Abbey, a medical doctor, was a grandson of Patrick...
p.93 Blake (Cregg Castle) The Blakes of Cregg Castle, county Galway, were descended from the Blakes of Renvyle and Kiltolla an...
p.94 (Joseph Skerrett Blake) Skerrett (Ballinduff) The Skerretts owned an estate in the barony of Clare, county Galway, which was confiscated at the ti...
p.94 Blake (Cloghballymore) Cloghballymore was originally a Kilkelly property but it was granted to the Ffrenchs in the later 17...
p.94 Blake (Hollypark) In 1824 Pierce Blake of Hollypark is described as a resident proprietor in county Galway. Peter Blak...
p.94 Blake (Annaghdown) An estate advertised for sale by the Rochforts in 1856 and bought by the Blakes of nearby Cregg Cast...
p.94 Blake (Kiltullagh, Frenchfort & Vermount) The lands of Kiltullagh/Kiltolla, parish of Oranmore, barony of Dunkellin, county Galway, were grant...
p.94 Blake (Drum, Tully & Gortnamona) In his genealogy of the Blakes of Drum, Tully and Gortnamona, Martin J. Blake refers to a grant date...
p.94 Blake (Ballyglunin) In ''Blake Family Records'' Martin J. Blake states that Martin Blake of Cummer, county Galway, purch...
p.95 Blakeney (Abbert) Robert Blakeney, a member of a family of Elizabethan settlers, was granted lands at Castle Blakeney,...
p.95 Bland (Derryquin) The Blands were originally a Yorkshire family who settled in Kerry in the early 18th century. Franci...
p.96 Bleazby The representatives of John Bleazby were the lessors of a townland of over 700 acres in the parish o...
p.96 Blennerhassett (Ballyseedy & Beaufort) Smith states that the Blennerhassett family were originally from Cumbria, in the north of England. T...
p.97 Blennerhassett (Riddlestown) The Blennerhassett family acquired estates in county Kerry from the forfeitures of the Earl of Desmo...
p.97 Blennerhassett (Killorglin) This branch of the Blennerhassett family acquired lands around Killorglin which had formerly been pa...
p.98 Blood (Roxton & Cranagher) The Blood family was established in county Clare from the early 17th century. By the mid 18th centu...
p.98 Blood (Brickhill) Descended from Reverend Neptune Blood, Dean of Kilfenora, county Clare, Neptune Bood married Elizabe...
p.98 Blood (Ballykilty) The Bloods of Ballykilty and Blood Smyths are junior branches of the Blood family of Cranagher, coun...
p.98 Bloomfield The Bloomfield family were originally settled at Eyre Court, county Galway, in the early 18th centur...
p.100 Bodkin (Kilcloony) The Kilcloony estate, parish of Tuam, barony of Dunmore, county Galway, was granted to Edward Bodkin...
p.100 Bodkin (Annagh) The Bodkins, one of the ‘Tribes’ of Galway, were granted Annagh and other lands in the barony of Cla...
p.102 Bolton (Waterford) Captain William Bolton was granted lands formerly owned by the Aylwards at Faithlegg in county Water...
p.102 Bolton (Co Clare) Charles Paulet Bolton was an excise officer in county Clare in the late 18th century. Griffith's Va...
p.102 Bolton (Kinsale) Mary Anne [or Alicia] Bolton was the owner of over 600 acres in county Cork in the 1870s and was one...
p.103 Bond William Bond, of Newtown Bond, county Longford, is recorded as owning 700 acres in Leitrim in the 18...
p.105 Gore Booth The Gore Booth family were descended from Sir Francis Booth who was granted land at Ardtermon, bar...