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: Pearson, Perry, Peter, Pidgeon, Pigott, Pilkington, Plant, Porter, Potterton, Potts, Pratt, Price, Priday, Purdon, Quinn, Rafferty, Reddy, Reid, Reill, Reilly, Rennison, Reynell, Riggs, Robins, Robinson, Rochfort, Rochfort-Boyd, Ronayne, Roper, Ross, Rotheram, Rotton, Rourke, Rowe, Russell, Ryan, Rynd, Fetherston, Nugent, Winter, Boyd, Stewart, Kincaid, Hudson, Pelly, Roe

  • 1. Mrs. Pearson, address Fairview, Dublin, owned 32 acres.
  • 2. William Perry, Rep. of, address Ballinagore, Mullingar, owned 244 acres.
  • 3. Chatford H. Peter, address Slough, England, owned 114 acres.
  • 4. William Pigeon, address Athlone, owned 3 acres.
  • 5. Capt. William Pigott, no address given, owned 545 acres.
  • 6. Henry M. Pilkington, address Tore, Tyrrellspass, owned 1,683 acres.
  • 7. William Pilkington, address Kilbride, Rochfort-bridge, owned 376 acres.
  • 8. John Plant, address Kilfaughney, owned 32 acres.
  • 9. Patrick Plant, same address, owned 47 acres.
  • 10. George F. Porter, address Leitrim-place, Wicklow, owned 94 acres.
  • 11. Mrs. Mary Anne Porter, same address, owned 292 acres.
  • 12. Richard B. Porter, address Belvue, Douglas, Co. Cork, owned 109 acres.
  • 13. John Potterton, address Clerkstown, Agar, Enfield, owned 550 acres.
  • 14. H. T. Potts, address Ballinasloe, owned 180 acres.
  • 15. William Potts, address Athlone, owned 299 acres.
  • 16. W. T. Potts, address Ballinasloe, owned 144 acres.
  • 17. Pratt, Mrs. Isdell, Agent, Edward Fetherston H., address 20, Clare-street, Dublin, owned 161 acres.
  • 18. William Price, address Castlepollard, owned 106 acres.
  • 19. James Priday, address Glasson, owned 15 acres.
  • 20. George Nugent Purdon, address Lisnabin, Killucan, owned 1,063 acres.
  • 21. Wellington Purdon, address Joristown, Killucan, owned 1,275 acres.
  • 22. James Quinn, address Moygrehan, Lower, Clonmellon, owned 23 acres.
  • 23. Thomas Quinn, address Kilbeggan, owned 14 acres.
  • 24. Francis Rafferty, address Ballinahown, owned 33 acres.
  • 25. Peter Rafferty, address Newbridge, owned 24 acres.
  • 26. "Great Southern and Western Railway Co.", address Dublin, owned 115 acres.
  • 27. "Midland Great Western Railway Co.," address Broadstone, Dublin, owned 695 acres.
  • 28. William Reddy, address Rochfort-bridge, Tyrrell's-pass, owned 28 acres.
  • 29. Mrs.Reid, Reps.of, address Agents, Messrs.Stewart and Kincaid, Leinster-st.,Dublin, owned 591acres.
  • 30. William Reid, address Castlepollard, owned 4 acres.
  • 31. Patrick Reill, address Simonstown, Coole, owned 269 acres.
  • 32. Anthony A. Reilly, address Belmont, Mullingar, owned 189 acres.
  • 33. Owen Reilly, address Rosmead, Delvin, owned 328 acres.
  • 34. Mrs. Philip Reilly, address Cork, owned 86 acres.
  • 35. Rev. John Rennison, address Glasson, owned 24 acres.
  • 36. Richd. Winter Reynell, address Killynon, Kilucan, owned 289 acres.
  • 37. Samuel A. Reynell, address Archerstown, Killucan, owned 1,566 acres.
  • 38. Thomas L. Riggs, address Castlepollard, owned 33 acres.
  • 39. Patrick Robins, address Moate Lodge, Moate, owned 63 acres.
  • 40. Arthur H. Robinson, address Athlone, owned 191 acres.
  • 41. Edward Robinson, address Stoneleigh, Croughwell, Co. Galway, owned 297 acres.
  • 42. Thomas Robinson, address Athlone, owned 61 acres.
  • 43. W. H. Robinson, address Moate, owned 75 acres.
  • 44. Geo. A. Rochfort-Boyd, address Middleton Park, Castletown-Geoghegan, owned 9,431 acres.
  • 45. Capt. Charles Gustavus Rochfort, address Ballytore, Co. Kildare, owned 1,434 acres.
  • 46. J. H. Rochfort, address Westmeath, owned 197 acres.
  • 47. Mrs. Maria Rochfort, address Agent, Robert Hudson, Seabank, Arklow, owned 152 acres.
  • 48. Robert Rochfort, address Sidebrook, Rochfort-bridge, owned 815 acres.
  • 49. John A. Ronayne, address Agent, John Pelly, esq., Ennis, owned 45 acres.
  • 50. Henry J. Roper, address Bennison Lodge, Castlepollard, owned 447 acres.
  • 51. J. P. Ross, address Backlane, Castletown, owned 95 acres.
  • 52. George Rotheram, address Blackrock, Dublin, owned 200 acres.
  • 53. T. E. Rotheram, address Treermon, Clonmellon, owned 360 acres.
  • 54. John Rotton, address Newcastle-on-Tyne, owned 248 acres.
  • 55. Mrs. Mary Anne Rourke, address In Chancery, Agent, W. F. Roe, esq., Letterkenny, owned 483 acres.
  • 56. Robert Rowe, address Tipperary, owned 142 acres.
  • 57. Fredk. Wm. Russell, address Lissanode, Moate, owned 578 acres.
  • 58. William Russell, address Moate, owned 5 acres.
  • 59. Patrick Ryan, address Toor, Ballynacargy, owned 2 acres.
  • 60. Rev. J. W. Rynd, address, Galbally, owned 198 acres.

  • Surname: Saunderson, Scott, Shaw, Simons, Smith, Smyth, Smythe, Somers, Spollen, Sproule, Stanley, Stopford, Streane, Swaine, Swift, Talbot, Temple, Tennison, Thompson, Thunder, Tiernan, Tighe, Tisdall, Toler, Topping, Tottenham, Trench, Trough, Tuite, Tuthill, Tyrrell, Upton, Urquhart, Vandeleur, Vaux, Vignoles, Vincent, Wade, Wakefield, Walker, Walsh, Warburton, Whitney, Wicklow, Wilson, Winter, Wright, Wynne, Young, Yourell, Curzon, Barlow, Chapman, Otway, Townshend, Nugent, Smith, Nulty, Heavy, Wilson, Hamilton, Pollard, Crofton, Malahide, Pidgeon, Otway

  • 1. Rev. Francis Saunderson, address Killeshandra, Co. Cavan, owned 301 acres.
  • 2. Edward Scott, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 3 acres.
  • 3. James Shaw, address Emo, Moate, owned 269 acres.
  • 4. Mrs. Mary Shaw, address Rath, Colehill, owned 35 acres.
  • 5. William Shaw, address Lagan Lodge, Lenamore, owned 156 acres.
  • 6. Patrick Simons, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 1 acre.
  • 7. Arthur Smith, address Corralstown, Killucan, owned 190 acres.
  • 8. Arthur Smyth, address Whinning, owned 239 acres.
  • 9. Mrs. Frances Smyth, address 70, Pembroke-road, Dublin, owned 500 acres.
  • 10. Hon. Leinster Curzon Smyth, address Drumcree, owned 4,431 acres.
  • 11. Ralph Smyth, address Newtown House, Drogheda, owned 901 acres.
  • 12. Robert Smyth, address Gaybrook, Mullingar, owned 6,287 acres.
  • 13. Robert Smyth, address Portlick, owned 459 acres.
  • 14. Capt. Thomas Smyth, address Ballynagall, Mullingar, owned 9,778 acres.
  • 15. Sir William Smyth, address Southsea, Hants, England, owned 147 acres.
  • 16. Wm. Edward Smyth, address Glananea, Drumcree, owned 1,256 acres.
  • 17. W. Barlow Smythe, address Barbavilla, Collinstown, owned 2,108 acres.
  • 18. "Society, Incorporated," address Agent, W. Pidgeon, Esq., Athlone, owned 457 acres.
  • 19. John R. Somers, address Tyrrellspass, owned 1,736 acres.
  • 20. Richard Somers, address Streamstown, Moate, owned 755 acres.
  • 21. John Spollen, address Tubberclare, owned 3 acres.
  • 22. James Sproule, address Athlone, owned 232 acres.
  • 23. Moses Sproule, address Ballykildevin, Street, owned 2,236 acres.
  • 24. Margaret Stanley, address England, owned 159 acres.
  • 25. Rebecca Stanley, address Bethlehem, owned 168 acres.
  • 26. Archdeacon Stopford, Reps. of, address Kells, Co. Meath, owned 915 acres.
  • 27. Rev. H. Streane, address Delgany, owned 486 acres.
  • 28. Rev. John Streane, same address, owned 229 acres.
  • 29. Jonas Swaine, address Athlone, owned 15 acres.
  • 30. John Swift, address Keoltown, Mullingar, owned 454 acres.
  • 31. Richard Swift, Rep. of, address Lynn, Mullingar, owned 480 acres.
  • 32. Reginald Talbot, address Lyme Regis, Dorchester, owned 1,839 acres.
  • 33. Lord Talbot de Malahide, address Malahide, owned 547 acres.
  • 34. G. H. Temple, address Loughree Lodge, owned 238 acres.
  • 35. Hon. R. T. H. Temple, address Waterstown, Glasson, owned 4,863 acres.
  • 36. Edward Tennison, address Kilroan Castle, Keadue, owned 48 acres.
  • 37. George W. Thompson, address 9, Hume-st., Dublin, owned 819 acres.
  • 38. Michael Thunder, address Dunshaughlin, owned 77 acres.
  • 39. James Tiernan, address Inchmore, owned 2 acres.
  • 40. John Tiernan, same address, also owned 2 acres.
  • 41. Tighe, (a minor, first name not given), Trustee, Sir B. Chapman bart., address Killua Castle, Clonmellon, owned 55 acres.
  • 42. R. M. Tighe, Reps. of, no address given, owned 1,809 acres.
  • 43. Right Hon. W. F. F. Tighe, address Woodstock, Kilkenny, owned 5,211 acres.
  • 44. Mrs. E. Tisdall, address Rathcore, Dunleer, owned 133 acres.
  • 45. Hon. Otway Toler, address Albemarle-st., London, owned 142 acres.
  • 46. Rev. John Topping, address The Manse, Ballymore, owned 17 acres.
  • 47. Mrs. Anna Maria Tottenham, address Rochfort, Mullingar, owned 2,588 acres.
  • 48. Rev. Frederick Trench, address Carrickmacross, owned 10 acres.
  • 49. John Trench, same address, owned 314 acres.
  • 50. Townshend Trench, address Kenmare, owned 720 acres.
  • 51. "Trinity College," address Dublin, owned 63 acres.
  • 52. Capt. Trough, Rep. of the late John C. Nugent, address Parsonstown, owned 290 acres.
  • 53. "Trustees of Erasmus Smith's Schools," address Office, 40 Harcourt-street, Dublin, owned 747 acres.
  • 54. "Trustees of Heavy's Charity," Principal, Most. Rev. Dr. Nulty, address Mullingar, owned 609 acres.
  • 55. "Trustees of Wilson's Hospital," Agent, Chas. W. Hamilton, Esq., address 40, Dominick-street, Dublin, owned 4,495 acres.
  • 56. Henry Tuite, (a minor), address Sonna, Mullingar, owned 1,490 acres.
  • 57. John Tuite, address Springfield, Mullingar, owned 178 acres.
  • 58. Joseph Tuite, address Sonna, Mullingar, owned 7,391 acres.
  • 59. Thomas Tuite, address Toor, Ballynacargy, owned 1 acre.
  • 60. Charles Tuthill, address Newstead Abbey, Milltown, Co. Dublin, owned 1,065 acres.
  • 61. Rev. Gerald W. Tyrrell, address Limerick, owned 243 acres.
  • 62. Capt. A. S. Upton, address Coolatore, Moate, owned 733 acres.
  • 63. D. W. Pollard Urquhart, address Kinturk, Castlepollard, owned 5,363 acres.
  • 64. Capt. Crofton T. Vandeleur, address Wardenstown, Killucan, owned 782 acres.
  • 65. Lord Vaux of Harrowden, address Rosmead, Delvin, owned 2,464 acres.
  • 66. Very Rev. Dean Vignoles, address Deanery, Kilkenny, owned 999 acres.
  • 67. John Vincent, address Dublin, owned 14 acres.
  • 68. James Wade, address Multyfarnham, owned 2 acres.
  • 69. Samuel Wade, address Aughrim, Ballinasloe, owned 57 acres.
  • 70. Wakefield, (first name not given), address Hall, Moate, owned 558 acres.
  • 71. George Walker, address Tullyhill, Finnea, owned 48 acres.
  • 72. Mary Walsh, address Pottiaghan, Moyvore, owned 1 acre.
  • 73. Thomas Walsh, address Bellvue, Mullingar, owned 528 acres.
  • 74. Matthew Warburton, address Moate, owned 347 acres.
  • 75. Edmond W. F. Whitney, address Newpass, Rathowen, owned 2,538 acres.
  • 76. Earl of Wicklow, address Shelton Abbey, Arklow, owned 170 acres.
  • 77. John Wilson, address Street, Rathowen, owned 3,720 acres.
  • 78. William Wilson, address Salthill, Dublin, owned 3,145 acres.
  • 79. William Wilson, address Street, Rathowen, and Rathmines, Dublin, owned 1,264 acres.
  • 80. James S. Winter, address Agher, Enfield, owned 861 acres.
  • 81. Mrs. Maria Wright, address Ballykeane, Rathdrum, owned 875 acres.
  • 82. Mrs. Sophia Wynne, address Moyvore, owned 541 acres.
  • 83. William Young, address Millerstown, Killucan, owned 344 acres.
  • 84. Thomas Yourell, address Toor, Ballynacargy, owned 5 acres.


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