Landowners in Co. Galway, circa 1870s
Contributed by Jean Rice
jeanrice@cet.com

 

The following individuals owned one acre or more of land in Co. Galway, Ireland, the latter part of the 1870s. Of course, many more Irish owned less or none at all, and their names would not appear on this list. Some owned property in Co. Galway but lived elsewhere.

Surname: Allman, Ashworth, Bath, Bell, Berridge, Blake, Bodkin, Bohey, Browne, Burke, Chomley, Clanmorris, Clanrickarde, Cloherty, Cloran, Commins, Comyn, Courtenay, Cullinan, Curtis

  • 1. George T. Allman, address Salthill, Galway, owned 8 acres.
  • 2. Lilias S. Ashworth, address England, owned 2 acres, (but extremely valuable property worth 1,059 pounds 10 shillings).
  • 3. Mrs. Mary Bath, address Oranmore, owned 1 acre.
  • 4. Mrs. Rosetta Bell, address Ardcarne, Ballinasloe, owned 2 acres.
  • 5. Richard Berridge, address London, owned 254 acres.
  • 6. Charles Blake, address Tuam, owned 125 acres.
  • 7. Henry J. Blake, address Kentfield, Galway, owned 127 acres.
  • 8. John H. Blake, address Rathville, Athenry, owned 259 acres.
  • 9. Patrick Blake, (a minor), address Dublin, owned 43 acres.
  • 10. Rickard Blake, address Murroogh, Galway, owned 238 acres.
  • 11. Theobald Blake, address Vermount, Glantane, owned 338 acres.
  • 12. Sir Valentine Blake, address Menlo Castle, Galway, owned 1,373 acres.
  • 13. Walter M. Blake, address Ballyglunin, owned 116 acres.
  • 14. "Board of Ordnance," Dublin, owned 62 acres.
  • 15. Robert Bodkin, address Annagh, Ballyglunin, owned 1 acre.
  • 16. William Bohey, address Dublin, owned 7 acres.
  • 17. John A. Browne, address Curcullen, Moycullen, owned 269 acres.
  • 18. Mrs. Thomas Browne, address Brownesgrove, owned 1 acre.
  • 19. Edward C. Burke, address Old Castle, Galway, owned 2 acres.
  • 20. Edward D. Burke, address Cross-street, Galway, owned 1 acre.
  • 21. Edward T. Burke, address Toronto, Canada, owned 10 acres.
  • 22. George E. Burke, address Danesfield, Moycullen, owned 9 acres.
  • 23. Marcella Burke, address Dublin, owned 3 acres.
  • 24. Redmond Burke, address Taylor's-hill, Galway, owned 4 acres.
  • 25. John H. Chomley, address Artane, Co. Dublin, owned 1 acre.
  • 26. "Church Temporalities, Commissioners of," address Dublin, owned 95 acres.
  • 27. Lord Clanmorris, address Cregclare, Ardrahan, owned 479 acres.
  • 28. Marquess of Clanrickarde, address Portumna, owned 3,576 acres.
  • 29. Michael Cloherty, address Eyre-square, Galway, owned 1 acre.
  • 30. Michael Cloran, address Tuam, owned 1 acre.
  • 31. Patrick Commins, address High-street, Galway, owned 1 acre.
  • 32. "Commissioners of Town," address Galway, owned 1 acre.
  • 33. Francis L. Comyn, address Woodstock, Galway, owned 1,069 acres.
  • 34. Rose S. Comyn, address Dublin, owned 76 acres.
  • 35. "Convent of Dominican Friars," address Galway, owned 10 acres.
  • 36. "Convent of Dominican Nuns," address Taylor's-hill, Galway, owned 43 acres.
  • 37. "Convent of Franciscan Nuns," address Nun's Island, Galway, owned 4 acres.
  • 38. "Convent of Sisters of Mercy," address Galway, owned 38 acres.
  • 39. Thos. Courtenay, Reps. of, address Dublin, owned 2 acres.
  • 40. Mrs. Sarah Cullinan, address Galway, owned 1 acre.
  • 41. Arthur Curtis, address Salthill, Galway, owned 1 acre.

  • Surname: Acheson, Alexander, Algie, Alman, Anderson, Armstrong, Arnold, Ashtown, Athy, Atkinson, Bagot, Bagwell, Balfe, Barfoot, Barrett, Barry, Barton, Bayley, Beattie, Begley, Bellew, Bermington, Bernard, Beresford, Berridge, Berry, Blacker, Blackstock, Blacquiere, Blair, Blake, Blakeney, Bodkin, Boland, Boles, Bolger, Bolton, Botterrill, Collins

  • 1. Alfred E. Acheson, address Shanbolard Hall, Cleggan, Galway, owned 269 acres.
  • 2. Arthur Alexander, address Maryville House, owned 255 acres.
  • 3. Emma Sarah Alexander, address Dublin, owned 126 acres.
  • 4. John Algie, Reps. of, no address given, owned 264 acres.
  • 5. John Alman, address America, owned 3 acres.
  • 6. Mrs. Anne Anderson, address London, owned 95 acres.
  • 7. Andrew Armstrong, address Dublin, owned 1,588 acres.
  • 8. John Armstrong, address Clooncunny, Creggs, Co. Galway, owned 1,520 acres.
  • 9. Samuel Arnold, address England, owned 359 acres.
  • 10. Lord Ashtown, address Woodlawn, Galway, owned 8,310 acres.
  • 11. Randal E. L. Athy, Reps. of, address Renville, Oranmore, owned 1,415 acres.
  • 12. Charles Atkinson, address South Park, Nenagh, owned 961 acres.
  • 13 . E. Atkinson, Reps. of, address Dublin, owned 214 acres.
  • 14. Christopher N. Bagot, address Aghrane Castle, Ballygar, owned 12,396 acres.
  • 15. J. L. Bagot, Ballytevin, owned 6,907 acres.
  • 16. John Bagwell, address Marlfield, Clonmel, owned 351 acres.
  • 17. Nicholas Balfe, address Kingstown, owned 110 acres.
  • 18. Henrietta A. Barfoot, address Landenstown, Naas, owned 5,596 acres.
  • 19. Charlotte Barrett, address Gardiner-st., Dublin, owned 16 acres.
  • 20. John S. Barrett, address Ballintava, Dunmore, Co. Galway, owned 2,563 acres.
  • 21. Mrs. Barry, address Co. Cork, owned 590 acres.
  • 22. Henry Barton, address England, owned 75 acres.
  • 23. Robert P. Bayley, address Rookwood, Athleague, owned 294 acres.
  • 24. Alexander Beattie, address Dominick-st., Dublin, owned 100 acres.
  • 25. Thomas Begley, address Tuam, owned 1 acre.
  • 26. Sir Henry G. Bellew, bart. (a minor) address Mount Bellew, owned 10,516 acres.
  • 27. John Bermington, address Millbrook, Milltown, owned 359 acres.
  • 28. Right Rev. Dr. Bernard, address Palace, Tuam, owned 504 acres.
  • 29. James B. Bernard, address Tuam, owned 65 acres.
  • 30. Miss Beresford, address Ward in Chancery, owned 355 acres.
  • 31. Richard Berridge, address London, owned 159,898 acres.
  • 32. Thomas Berry, address Blackcastle, Leixlip, owned 249 acres.
  • 33. Murray M. Blacker, address Claremont, Claremorris, owned 951 acres.
  • 34. Anne Blackstock, address Brompton, London, owned 178 acres.
  • 35. Anne Blackstock, no address given, owned 219 acres.
  • 36. Mary Blackstock, no address given, owned 248 acres.
  • 37. Henry Blacquiere, address Gort, owned 831 acres.
  • 38. William Blair, address Cappagha, Kilrush, owned 1,942 acres.
  • 39. Mrs. Anne Blake, address Cloghballymore, owned 4,847 acres.
  • 40. Arthur N. Blake, Reps. of, address Kilcloughan House, Twam, owned 207 acres.
  • 41. Caroline J. Blake, address Renvyle, Letterfrack, 4,682 acres.
  • 42. Christopher Blake, address Galway, owned 137 acres.
  • 43. Edward Blake, address 13, Rue de Bonvilian, Belgium, owned 924 acres.
  • 44. Francis Blake, address Bayview, Oranmore, owned 72 acres.
  • 45. Henry Blake, address Glenlo Abbey, Galway, owned 280 acres.
  • 46. Henry J. Blake, address Glenlo Abbey, Galway, owned 846 acres.
  • 47. James Blake, address Annaghdown, Drumgriffin, owned 5,615 acres.
  • 48. John Blake, address Rockville, Athenry, owned 984 acres.
  • 49. John H. Blake, address Rathville, Athenry, owned 300 acres.
  • 50. Martin J. Blake, address Ballyglunin, owned 64 acres.
  • 51. Mrs. Maria L. Blake, address Bradford, Yorkshire, owned 1,304 acres.
  • 52. Mrs. Mary Blake, address Tuam, owned 365 acres.
  • 53. Mrs. Blake, address Convent, Oughterard, owned 1 acre.
  • 54. Mrs. Blake, address Care of Patt Collins, Lisnaheltia, Glennamaddy, owned 237 acres.
  • 55. Patrick Blake, address Gurthnamona, owned 17,335 acres.
  • 56. Peter Blake, address Crumlin, Ballyglunin, Co. Galway, owned 1,405 acres.
  • 57. Peter Blake, address Holly Park, Athenry, owned 1,710 acres.
  • 58. Richard Blake, address Annaghdown, Drumgriffin, owned 1,037 acres.
  • 59. Robert Blake, address Brook Lodge, Ballyglunin, Co. Galway, owned 274 acres.
  • 60. Theobold Blake, address 31, Raglan-rd., Dublin, owned 5,103 acres.
  • 61. Sir Valentine Blake, address Menlo Castle, Galway, owned 2,030 acres.
  • 62. Val. O'Connor Blake, address Bunowen Castle, Clifden, owned 7,690 acres.
  • 63 Walter M. Blake, address Ballyglunin, owned 10,336 acres.
  • 64. John Blakeney, address Abbert, Ballyglunin, owned 7,504 acres.
  • 65. "Board of Ordnance," address Dublin, owned 5 acres.
  • 66. John Bodkin, address Kilclooney, Milltown, owned 2,312 acres.
  • 67. Mrs. Bodkin, address Rosberry, Ballymoe, owned 487 acres.
  • 68. Robert Bodkin, address Annagh, Ballyglunin, owned 6,481 acres.
  • 69. Denis Boland, address Gort, owned 46 acres.
  • 70. John Boland, address Gort, owned 100 acres.
  • 71. Dr. Thomas Boland, address Gort, owned 54 acres.
  • 72. William Boles, address Beagh, Dunmore, Co. Galway, owned 245 acres.
  • 73. Anne Bolger, address Ballinasloe, owned 1 acre.
  • 74. John Bolton, address Kingstown, Co. Dublin, owned 277 acres.
  • 75. Robert Botterrill, address Newgarden, Belclare, owned 650 acres.
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