Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

MELVIN, Patrick. ''Estates and landed society in Galway''. (Dublin: Éamonn de Búrca, 2012).

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Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 65 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
29-35 Burke (Clanricarde) The Clanricarde estate was one of the largest in county Galway. Lord Clanrickard, a minor, is liste...
37-38 Trench (Woodlawn) The Trench family at Woodlawn were one of a number of Trench families who came to prominence in coun...
38 Eyre (Eyrecourt & Eyreville) Giles Eyre, Eyrecourt Castle and Thomas Knutford Eyre, Eyreville, are described as resident propriet...
38-39 Persse (Roxborough & Moyode) The Persse family first received grants of land in counties Galway and Roscommon in the 1670s. Some...
39-40 Vesey In December 1698 John Vesey, Archbishop of Tuam from 1679 to 1716, bought almost 750 acres in the Ho...
40-41 St. George (Tyrone House) The St.George estate was centred on the house at Tyrone, parish of Drumacoo, barony of Dunkellin, bu...
41-42 Whaley/Whalley John Whaley was granted over 1,600 acres in the county of the town of Galway with additional lands i...
42 Morgan (Monksfield) The Morgan family had acquired the Monksfield estate during the 17th century and were Cromwellian se...
42-43 Shawe-Taylor Walter Taylor was granted almost a thousand acres in the barony of Kiltartan, county Galway in Febru...
44-45 Gregory The Coole estate was purchased by Robert Gregory from the Martyns of Tullira in 1768 on his return f...
49-50 Bellew (Mountbellew) The Bellew family of Williamstown, county Louth, were granted lands in the parish of Moylough, baron...
50-51 Nugent (Pallas) In 1677 Thomas Nugent was granted an estate of 3,250 acres in the baronies of Leitrim and Longford,...
58-60 Mahon (Castlegar) The Mahons were settled at Castlegar from the early 18th century. In 1711 the Earl of Clanricarde l...
60 Mahon (Belleville) The Mahons bought the Belleville estate in the parish of Monivea, barony of Clare, county Galway, fr...
60-61 Prendergast (Gort) The Prendergast family were granted lands which had belonged to the O'Shaughnessys including the are...
pp.84-86 Pollok (Lismany) At the time of Griffith's Valuation Allan Pollok was the owner of considerable property in various p...
pp.86-87 Meldon James Dillon Meldon, a Dublin lawyer, bought part of the Glencorrib estate of Arthur Dillon Browne,...
pp.92-95 Dillon (Clonbrock) The Dillons were a Norman family who initially received grants of land in Westmeath and who later ac...
pp.99-100 Lynch (Lydacan) Patrick Melvin writes of a grant in 1720 of the castle and lands of Lydacan by Protestant trustees t...
pp.178-9 Redington (Kilcornan) The Redington family estate was centred on their house at Kilcornan. This had previously been a Burk...
pp.179-180 Browne (Ardskea & Cooloo) In a Browne genealogy in the James Hardiman Library, NUI,Galway, the ancestry of this branch of the...
p.180 Blake (Castlegrove) By his will (1612) Robert Blake of Ardfry left the lands of Castlegrove or Fartigare as they were o...
pp.180-182 Blake (Menlo) The Blakes, raised to the peerage as baronets in 1622, were established at Menlough on the bank of t...
pp.183-184, p.414 (Photograph of Ballyturin) Bagot (Bagotstown, Ballyturin & Aghrane/Castlekelly) This family were first established at Bagotstown, county Limerick in the 13th century. They later he...
pp.184-186 Persse (Roxborough & Moyode) The Persse family first received grants of land in counties Galway and Roscommon in the 1670s. Some...
p.187 Flanagan (Eyrecourt) At the time of Griffith's Valuation Henry Flanagan was leasing property at Lisdooaun, parish of Dona...
p.187 Blake (Drum, Tully & Gortnamona) In his genealogy of the Blakes of Drum, Tully and Gortnamona, Martin J. Blake refers to a grant date...
p.188 Blake (Kiltullagh, Frenchfort & Vermount) The lands of Kiltullagh/Kiltolla, parish of Oranmore, barony of Dunkellin, county Galway, were grant...
p.409 Cullen (Kilkerrin) The 'Parke' Cullens were another branch of the Cullen family of Manor Hamilton, county Leitrim. The...
p.411 Photograph of Abbert Blakeney (Abbert) Robert Blakeney, a member of a family of Elizabethan settlers, was granted lands at Castle Blakeney,...
p.411 Photograph of Annagh Bodkin (Annagh) The Bodkins, one of the ‘Tribes’ of Galway, were granted Annagh and other lands in the barony of Cla...
p.412 Photograph of Ballina Blake (Ballyglunin) In ''Blake Family Records'' Martin J. Blake states that Martin Blake of Cummer, county Galway, purch...
p.412 Photograph of Ballinamore Park ffrench (Ballinamore) The Honourable Martin ffrench was a younger brother of Sir Thomas ffrench, 3rd Baron. Martin ffrenc...
p.412 Photograph of Ballinlass D'Arcy (Ballinlass) In the first half of the 19th century Nicholas D'Arcy owned land in the parishes of Aghascragh and T...
p. 4, 8-9, p.412 Photograph of Ballybaun Kelly (Aghrane Castle/Castle Kelly) The Kellys were settled at Castlekelly, Ballygar, barony of Killian, county Galway, from the late 17...
p.4-5, p.413 Photograph of Ballydonelan Donnellan/Donelan An estate of over 3,000 acres in the baronies of Clonmacnowen and Kilconnell, county Galway, was gra...
p.413 Photograph of original Ballydugan (with third storey) Burke (Ballydugan) Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland indicates that Michael Burke of Ballintober, county Roscommon purch...
p.413 Photograph of Ballyforan Lodge Kenney/Fitzgerald-Kenney The Kenneys, originally from Somerset, settled in county Wexford in the late 16th century. In the 1...
pp.4 O'Kelly (Gortray/Fairfield) Ambrose O'Kelly was the one of the principal lessors in the parish of Kilmalinoge, barony of Longfor...
pp.4 O'Kelly (Gallagh & Ticooly) The O'Kellys of Ticooly in the parish of Killosolan, barony of Tiaquin, county Galway, and later of...
p.8 Daly (Dalystown) In 1814 the Rt. Hon Denis Bowes Daly was the owner of the Dalystown estate, the son of Hyacinth Dal...
p.4 Daly (Castledaly) This branch of the Dalys were descended from the Dalys of Killimer and also Dalysgrove, near Ahascra...
pp.4, 9, 11 Kelly (Newtown) A family with county Roscommon origins, members of 18th century generations of the Kellys served in...
pp.4, 11-12 McDermott (Ramore/Rathmore) James Anthony McDermott of Ramore married Mary Agnes Blake of Cregg Castle in the early 19th century...
p.4 O'Kelly (Creeraun) Teige Kelly was granted 191 acres in Creeraun, parish of Ballymacward, barony of Tiaquin, county Gal...
p.4 Kelly (Kellysgrove) James Kealy, son and heir of William Kealy, was granted 612 acres at Kealye's Grove by patent dated...
p.5 Daly (Killimordaly) This branch of the Dalys are derived from Teige Fitzdermot O'Daly who built Killimor Castle in the 1...
p.5 Devereux Reverend Nicholas Devereux was one of the principal lessors in the parish of Killimordaly, barony of...
pp.5-7 (including Daly of Lismore), 17 Daly (Dunsandle & Carnakelly) The Daly family of Dunsandle derived from Daly of Carnakelly in the parish of Kiltullagh. They bough...
pp.5-8 Daly (Raford) The Daly family of Raford were descended from the Dalys of Carnakelly. The Raford estate was bought...
pp.5-6, 8 Daly (Quainsborough/Quansbury) Peter Daly of Quansbury was the fourth son of Denis Daly of Carrownakelly, county Galway, a Judge of...
p.5 Daly (Dalysgrove) The Dalys of Dalysgrove, parish of Ahascragh, barony of Killian, county Galway, settled in east Galw...
p.8 Smyth (Masonbrook) The Smyths acquired property in and around the Loughrea area in the early 19th century. In 1828 they...
p.8 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...
p.8-9 Kelly (Fiddaun Lodge) Donnogh Kelly was granted lands in counties Mayo and Galway by patent dated 4 Apr 1670. McCarthy wr...
p.8 Kelly (Muckloon) In 1728 the Kellys settled at Muckloon, parish of Taghboy, barony of Killian, county Galway, which t...
p.9-10 Concanon The Concannons were formerly Gaelic chiefs in the Kilkerrin area of north east Galway. The lands of...
p.10. O'Hara (Raheen) It was to the Raheen area that some of the Kilkelly family moved when they were deprived of lands a...
pp.10, 12 Kilkelly (Drimcong) Originally large landowners in the Kinvarra area of south county Galway, the Kilkelly estates had be...
pp.10, 117, 131 O'Flahertie (Lemonfield) The O'Flaherties of Lemonfield are descended from the O'Flaherties of Aughnenure Castle near Oughter...
pp.10-11 Lynch (Drimcong) By a patent under the Acts of Settlement, dated 14 Mar 1679, Isidore Lynch of Drimcong, was granted...
p.11 Martin (Bushy Park) Robert Martin held an estate in the parishes of Kilcummin and Kilannin, barony of Moycullen, county...
p.11 Martin (Ballynahinch) A branch of the Anglo Norman family of Martin, one of the Tribes of Galway, was granted the O'Flaher...
p.105 Gore (Baronet) In the mid 1850s Sir St George Gore, 8th Baronet, held at least 15 townlands in the parishes of Boyo...
51 Cuniffe Henry Cuniffe of Kiltolla, Co Galway, owned extensive sugar plantations on the island of Jamaica in...