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


The following individuals owned one acre or more of land in Co. Westmeath, 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. Westmeath but lived elsewhere.


Surname: Adams, Adamson, Alexander, Allen, Armsrong, Ashtown, Atwell, Babington, Bailey, Balour, Ball, Battersby, Batty, Bayley, Bell, Belton, Berry, Bevan, Biggs, Black, Blackall, Blackney, Bomford, Bond, Booth, Brabazon, Brady, Briscoe, Bruce, Buchanan, Burchell, Burgess, Burrows, Burton, Busby, Byrne, O'Brien, M'Geough, Jackson

  • 1. Randal Adams, address Deansfort, Longford, owned 583 acres.
  • 2. Wm. O'Brien Adams, address Kingstown, Co. Dublin, owned 712 acres.
  • 3. George Adamson, address Auburn, Glasson, owned 487 acres.
  • 4. Robert Adamson, address Mount Plunkett, Athlone, owned 145 acres.
  • 5. Samuel Alexander, address Killester Abbey, Artane, owned 36 acres.
  • 6. George Allen, address Athlone, owned 111 acres.
  • 7. Michael Allen, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 8 acres.
  • 8. Patrick Allen, same address, owned 2 acres.
  • 9. Rev. Thomas Allen, address Drogheda, owned 3 acres.
  • 10. John H. Armstrong, address Killclare, Clara, owned 305 acres.
  • 11. Lord Ashton, address Woodlawn, Co. Galway, owned 42 acres.
  • 12. Rev. William Atwell, address Coal Island, Tyrone, owned 594 acres.
  • 13. William D. Babington, address 25, Upper Fitzwilliam-street,Dublin, owned 511 acres.
  • 14. Daniel Bailey, address Moorock House, Clara, owned 485 acres.
  • 15. Blayney T. Balfour, address Townley Hall, Drogheda, owned 1,623 acres.
  • 16. Robert Ball, address Ballsgrove, Drogheda, owned 12 acres.
  • 17. Charles J. Battersby, address Cromlyn, Rathownen, owned 244 acres.
  • 18. Edward Battersby, address Fairview, Rochfortbridge, owned 509 acres.
  • 19. George Battersby, address Loughbawn, Collinstown, owned 234 acres.
  • 20. Rev. Edward Batty, address Ballyhealy, Delvin, owned 1,215 acres.
  • 21. Col. Edward Bayley, address Ballyarthur, Co. Wicklow, owned 659 acres.
  • 22. Edward Bayley, address Dublin, owned 989 acres.
  • 23. R. P. Bayley, address Rookwood, Athleague, owned 284 acres.
  • 24. William Bell, address Ballagh, owned 41 acres.
  • 25. George Belton, address Cloonagh, Ballinagore, owned 67 acres.
  • 26. Ellen Berry, address Kilbeggan, owned 4 acres.
  • 27. Thos. Berry, Reps. of, address 4 Hume-street, Dublin, owned 527 acres.
  • 28. William Berry, address Maryborough, owned 53 acres.
  • 29. Bevan, ?first name not given, address England, owned 121 acres.
  • 30. Col. Thomas Biggs, address England, owned 29 acres.
  • 31. Anne Black, address Lurgan, owned 3 acres.
  • 32. Robert Blackall, address Coolamber, Lisryan, owned 27 acres.
  • 33. Charles Blackney, address The Castle, Philipstown, owned 886 acres.
  • 34. "Board of Ordnance," address London, owned 14 acres.
  • 35. "Board of Public Works," address Dublin, owned 4 acres.
  • 36. George Bomford, address Oakley Park, Kells, owned 443 acres.
  • 37. John Bond, address Ballymahon, owned 248 acres.
  • 38. R. T. Bond, address Lecarrow, owned 128 acres.
  • 39. Wm. M'Geough Bond, address The Argory, Moy, Armagh, owned 955 acres.
  • 40. Willoughby Bond, address Farra, Longford, owned 1,057 acres.
  • 41. William Perry Bond, address Arglass, Rathowen, owned 2,292 acres.
  • 42. James Booth, address 37, Harrington-street, Dublin, owned 78 acres.
  • 43. Thomas Booth, address Confee Farm, Leixlip, owned 13 acres.
  • 44. Rev. James Brabazon, address Mornstown, Moyvore, owned 18 acres.
  • 45. John Brady, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 2 acres.
  • 46. John F. Briscoe, address Grangemore, Killucan, owned 379 acres.
  • 47. Major Bruce, address Coolbawn, Roscrea, owned 137 acres.
  • 48. Lady Katharine Buchanan, address Greenfield, Lanarkshire, owned 423 acres.
  • 49. Wm. Burchell, Reps. of, address Agent W. Jackson, esq., 56, Mountjoy-square,Dublin, owned 553 acres.
  • 50. Thomas Burgess, address Athlone, owned 268 acres.
  • 51. Rev. Thos. R. Burrows, address Hutton Rectory, Weston-Super Mare, England, owned 69 acres.
  • 52. B. Burton, Reps. of, no address given, owned 1,542 acres.
  • 53. Alphonso Busby, address 4, Burlington-road, Dublin, owned 1,408 acres.
  • 54. Michael Byrne, address Kilbeggan, owned 1 acre.

  • Surname: Cahill, Campbell, Carey, Carroll, Carter, Casey, Cassidy, Castlemaine, Caulfield, Chaigneau, Champ, Chapman, Cheevers, Chinevex, Clarke, Clibborn, Coates, Coffey, Colclough, Cole, Colgan, Connerton, Rochfort, Fannan

  • 1. Michael Cahill, address Ballyragget, Co. Kilkenny, owned 184 acres.
  • 2. Rev. Robert Campbell, address Clones, owned 39 acres.
  • 3. "Grand Canal Company," address James'-street, Dublin, owned 61 acres.
  • 4. Mrs. Anne Carey, address Toor, Ballymacargy, owned 1 acre.
  • 5. H. Carey, Reps. of, no address given, owned 1,316 acres.
  • 6. Frederick Carroll, address Moore Abbey, Co. Kildare, owned 351 acres.
  • 7. Mrs. Jane Carroll, address 3, Bull Ring, Drogheda, owned 68 acres.
  • 8. Henry Carter, address Dublin, owned 101 acres.
  • 9. Thomas L. Carter, address Hattington Park, Telsworth, Staffordshire, owned 1,335 acres.
  • 10. William Henry Carter, address Castlemartyr, Co. Cork, owned 1,137 acres.
  • 11. Matthew Casey, address Kilbeggan, owned 4 acres.
  • 12. Michael Cassidy, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 7 acres.
  • 13. Lord Castlemaine, address Moydrum, Athlone, owned 11,444 acres.
  • 14. Colonel J. Caulfield, address Coolamber, Lysryan, owned 757 acres.
  • 15. Captain Wm. Caulfield, address Blackrock, owned 5 acres.
  • 16. Miss Chaigneau, address Bunowen, owned 1,050 acres.
  • 17. Isaac Champ, address Portarlington, owned 1 acre.
  • 18. Sir Benjamin Chapman, bart. address Killua Castle, Clonmellon, Co. Westmeath, owned 9,516 acres.
  • 19. William Chapman, address Southhill, Delvin, owned 4,707 acres.
  • 20. Miss Cheevers, address Ballykeerin, owned 2 acres.
  • 21. Sophia Chinevex, address Hyde Park, London, owned 912 acres.
  • 22. "Church Representative Body," address Parish of Ballymore, owned 48 acres.
  • 23. "Church Temporalities, Commissioners of," address Upper Merrion-street, Dublin, owned 1,116 acres.
  • 24. Geo. Rochfort Clarke, address Greenlanes, Stoke, Newington, owned 455 acres.
  • 25. Maria Clarke, address Meeldrum, Kilbeggan, owned 337 acres.
  • 26. Mrs. Mary Clibborn, address Dublin, owned 142 acres.
  • 27. Thomas Clibborn, address Moate, owned 1,883 acres.
  • 28. Thomas S. Clibborn, address Australia, owned 384 acres.
  • 29. William Clibborn, address Moate, owned 31 acres.
  • 30. Coates and Fannan, no address given, owned 298 acres.
  • 31. John Coffey, address Moate, owned 1 acre.
  • 32. Richard Coffey, address Newcastle, Tyrrellspass, owned 508 acres.
  • 33. William Coffey, address Lower Dominick-street, Dublin, owned 666 acres.
  • 34. Capt. Beauchamp Colclough, address Rathgar, Dublin, owned 15 acres.
  • 35. Mrs. Mary Cole, address Trimblestown, Trim, owned 5 acres.
  • 36. Bridget Colgan, address Kilbeggan, owned 95 acres.
  • 37. Denis J. Colgan, address Rockfield, Moate, owned 240 acres.
  • 38. Eugene J. Colgan, address Ballyhast, Castletown, owned 200 acres.
  • 39. Mark Colgan, address Castlerickard, Enfield, owned 175 acres.
  • 40. Michael Connerton, address Rath, owned 22 acres.

  • Surname: Connolly, Conolly, Conran, Conry, Cook, Cooke, Cooper, Coote, Corcoran, Cormack, Corrigan, Costello, Crofton, Cromie, Crossan, Dalton, Daly, Daniel, D'Arcy, Darcy, Dardis, Dawson, Dease, De Blacquiere, Denis, Despard, Digby, Dillon, Dillons, Dolan, Dooley, Dopping, Doran, Downes, Drought, Duffy, Dyas, Eivers, Ellis, Elrington, English, Ennis, Eustace, Evans, Fagan, Fair, Fairbrother, Morley, Guinness, Mahon, Sheppard, Coffey

  • 1. Andrew Connolly, Rep. of, address Charleston, Mullingar, owned 201 acres.
  • 2. John Connolly, address Tubberclare owned 19 acres.
  • 3. Harriet and Frances Conolly, address Coolure, Castlepollard, owned 1,146 acres.
  • 4. John S. Conran, address Washam, Denbighshire, North Wales, owned 288 acres.
  • 5. Rose Conry, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 7 acres.
  • 6. Cook, (first name not given), address England, owned 129 acres.
  • 7. Adolphus Cooke, address Cookesboro', Mullingar, owned 4,557 acres.
  • 8. Rev. William Cooke, address Newtownbary, owned 626 acres.
  • 9. Colonel Joshua Henry Cooper, address Dunboden Park, Mullingar, owned 1,785 acres.
  • 10. Mrs. Cooper, address Lifford Lodge, Kingstown owned 976 acres.
  • 11. Captain Coote, address Queen's county, owned 230 acres.
  • 12. Michael Corcoran, address Dublin, owned 171 acres.
  • 13. Bryan Cormack, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 12 acres.
  • 14. Hugh Cormack, same address, owned 13 acres.
  • 15. Catherine Corrigan, address Clogher, Ballymahon, owned 2 acres.
  • 16. Matthew Corrigan, same address, owned 1 acre.
  • 17. Edward Wm. Costello, address Springfield, Moate, owned 34 acres.
  • 18. Rev. James Crofton, address Dunleer, Co. Louth, owned 327 acres.
  • 19. Lady Cromie, address Witcombe Park, Gloucester owned 796 acres.
  • 20. Mrs. Crossan, address Agents, Guinness, Mahon & Co., 15 Molesworth-street, Dublin, owned 103 acres.
  • 21. Richard Dalton, address Killahee, Rathconrath, owned 176 acres.
  • 22. Thomas Dalton, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 1 acre.
  • 23. William Dalton, address Cloghher, Ballymahon, owned 7 acres.
  • 24. William Dalton, address 11, Stephen's-green, Dublin, owned 252 acres.
  • 25. Miss H. Daly, address Dublin, owned 77 acres.
  • 26. Miss Isabella Daly, same address, owned 77 acres.
  • 27. Miss Jane Daly, same address, also owned 77 acres.
  • 28. Robert George Daniel, address Newforest, Tyrrellspass, owned 1,559 acres.
  • 29. W. H. Daniel, address Glasson, owned 355 acres.
  • 30. Geo. J. Norman D'Arcy, address Hydepark, Killucan, owned 848 acres.
  • 31. John Sheppard Darcy, address Wolverhampton, England, owned 20 acres.
  • 32. James Dardis, address Corry, Rathownen, owned 3 acres.
  • 33. William Dawson, address Noughaval, Ballymahon owned 881 acres.
  • 34. James A. Dease, Rep. of, address Turbotston, Coole, owned 2,315 acres.
  • 35. John De Blacquiere, address Late of Portloman, Mullingar, owned 8 acres.
  • 36. Mrs. Eliza Denis, address 72, Pembroke-road, Dublin, owned 69 acres.
  • 37. General James Denis, address Lynn, Mullingar, owned 18 acres.
  • 38. Miss Jemima Denis address 11, Lower Mount-st., Dublin, owned 112 acres.
  • 39. Rev. George Morley Dennis, address Enniscoffey, Milltownpass, owned 211 acres.
  • 40. John Despard, address London, owned 137 acres.
  • 41. Benjamin W. Digby, address Ballincurra, Moyvore, owned 600 acres.
  • 42. Kenelm H. Digby, address 15, Nassau-st., Dublin, owned 387 acres.
  • 43. Kenelm J. Digby, address Tunbridge Wells, London, owned 791 acres.
  • 44. Mrs. Julia T. Dillon, address Claremorris, Co. Mayo, owned 156 acres.
  • 45. Lord Dillon, address Loughglynn, owned 136 acres.
  • 46. Mrs. M. A. Dillon, address Glasson owned 256 acres.
  • 47. Patrick Dillon, same address, owned 259 acres.
  • 48. Thomas Dillon, same address, owned 242 acres.
  • 49. Dillons (minors), address Kingstown, owned 219 acres.
  • 50. Terence M. Dolan, address Rathmines, Dublin, owned 158 acres.
  • 51. Thomas Dooley, address Moate, owned 51 acres.
  • 52. William Dopping, address Australia, owned 1,171 acres.
  • 53. Joseph H. Doran, address Dublin, owned 261 acres.
  • 54. John Downes, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 13 acres.
  • 55. Rev. James Drought, address Ferbans, Co. Wicklow, owned 608 acres.
  • 56. Michael Duffy, address Moate, owned 3 acres.
  • 57. Jacob Dyas, address Heathstown, Athboy, owned 793 acres.
  • 58. Eugene Eivers, address Grange Hall, Ballynacargy, owned 107 acres.
  • 59. James F. Eivers, address Willyfield, Ballynacargy, owned 213 acres.
  • 60. James K. Eivers address Tristernagh, Ballynacargy, owned 105 acres.
  • 61. F. Ellis, no address given, owned 1,167 acres.
  • 62. John H. Elrington, address Agent, W. Coffey, esq., Adelaide-rd., Dublin, owned 660 acres.
  • 63. Robert English, address Athlone, owned 276 acres.
  • 64. Sir John Ennis, bart., address Ballynahown, Athlone, owned 8,774 acres.
  • 65. Capt. Charles Eustace, address London, owned 1,036 acres.
  • 66. Nicholas Evans, address Lough-park, Killucan, owned 1,011 acres.
  • 67. Thomas R. Evans, address Vesey-pl., Kingstown, owned 406 acres.
  • 68. Jane Fagan, address Lismocaffrey, Street, owned 172 acres.
  • 69. John Fagan, address Toor, Ballynacargy, owned 1 acre.
  • 70. Mat Fagan, address Inchmore, owned 22 acres.
  • 71. Miss Fair, address Kingstown, owned 40 acres.
  • 72. A. C. Fairbrother, address Moate, owned 176 acres.

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