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The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost


Part III. History of the County of Clare
Chapter 18. Inquisitions relating to county of Clare—Time of Commonwealth, James II., and William and Mary: Inquisitions—Time of William and Mary

Lands granted by Daniel Viscount Clare before his attainder

Inquisition, taken at Ennis, on the 22nd of July, 1696, gives a list of lands sold, or granted in perpetuity, by Daniel Viscount Clare, before his attainder. They are as follows:—In 1670, Knockaskibole, to James MacNamara of Ennis, merchant: In 1682, Drinagh, Ballykinnacorra and Druminagran to Donogh O’Brien of Leamaneh, Esq.: In 1678, Carrigoran, Ranaghan, Reynalatimore. Treannahow, Urlans, Caherowney, and Cahirmarine, to Edward FitzGerald of Rineanna, gentleman: In 1671, Rathkerry and Boolynagleragh, to James MacNamara of Ennis, Merchant: In 1678, Knockmore, Kiltumper, Leitrim, Lack, Kilbreedy, Lack, Cloonakilla, Cahermurphy, Cahermore, Dough, Kilcasheen, and Moveenagh, to Alderman William York of Limerick: [4] In 1667, Corkanaknockan, to Henry Cooper of Bunratty, gentleman: In 1683, Ballyagun, Toormore, Bealickania, Oankeagh, Ballaghboy, Gortancroghery, Bealnalicka, Lisduff, and Kilboskennett, to James O’Grady of Derrymore: In 1672, Cloonanery, Pollagh, Ballynevan, Knockatoreen and Ballycullen, to Thomas Green of Meelick: In 1685, Tomfinlough to Hugh Hickman of Ballykett, gentleman: In 1678 Ballyslattery to Bridget Brown, widow: In 1668 Mollaugha, Kilcarroll, Knockerry West, Tullagower, Gowerhass, Moyaddamore, Moyaddabeg, Moyne, Ballykett, Tullabrack, Gower, Inellane, Brisla, Teernagloghane, Clooncullen, Kilmacduane, and Corbally to Dionitia Yeomans, widow of Edmond Yeomans, late of Kinsale, merchant. [5] Besides these, there are references made, in this Inquisition, to many other grants and lettings of land, but without specifying the names of the several townlands, made by Viscount Clare, in the interval between the Cromwellian settlement and his attainder in 1692. We give here, the names of the persons to whom these lands were sold or let: Lucy FitzMaurice, widow of Gerald FitzMaurice, Abraham Van Hoogardin, Francis Willoughby, Daniel O’Cahane, Teige O’Cahane, Hugh MacSweeney, Carroll O’Cahane, Thomas Lucas, James Slack, Murtagh O’Cahane, John Lysaght, William Ronan, John Ronan, Elizabeth Mahon, Robert Northfolk, Mahon FitzPatrick of Liscormack, James MacDonnell, Dermot O’Meehan, Murtagh MacMahon, James MacNamara, William Smyth, Dermot Considine, Robert Huony of Furroor, John Magee, Sir William King, Loghlen Grady, demising the lands of Ballyogan, for the life of Loghlen O’Grady and his son Mannagh, at the yearly rent of £7 10s.; Daniel and Donogh Hickey; John Bourke, Edmond O’Hehir, Teige Considine, John Hollway, James Grady, Owen Considine, Bryan O’Cahane, Henry Hickman, Brian Hanrahan, Edmond Moroney, Loghlen Gorman, Brian Finucane, Honoria Tyne, Henry Ievers (1669), John O’Dea, Conor Considine, Donogh Clancy, Patrick Creagh, Una O’Connell alias MacNamara, Carroll O’Connell, Hugh Sweeney, gentleman; Egid Vanderlure demising the lands of Cloghaunbeg and Cloghaunmore for the lives of Egid, of James his son, and of Martha his wife, at the yearly rent of £35 17s. 6d. [6] Pierce Forrestal, of the lands or Kilquane, for his own life, and the lives of his wife Mary, and of his daughter Eliza; James O’Hehir, gent.; Walter Hickman, Esq., of the lands of Knockerry and Mullougha, for three lives, at the yearly rent of £3, until the sum of £100, due to Hickman, should be paid, and at the yearly rent of £13 afterwards. Edmond Moroney, of the lands of Lisheen and Kilcroney, for three lives, viz., of Edmond’s wife, and those of his two sons John, and Pierce, at the yearly rent of 2s. 6d., during John’s and his mother’s life, and £20, during Pierce’s life, if he should survive his brother and mother. Richard Wilson, and William Butler, as trustees of Anne Clungeon, alias FitzGerald, wife of James FitzGerald of Knockaney, county of Limerick.

 

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