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|The History and Topography of the County of Clare by James Frost|
Donogh MacGillareagh of Clondrinagh;
Conor Reagh MacNamara of Drumguile,
Inquisition, taken at Sixmilebridge, on the 3rd of April, 1626, before John Evans, finds that Donogh MacGillareagh was owner of Cloondrinagh, and of another denomination not legible in the original; that he died on the 1st of March, 1615, leaving as his heir his son Richard, then aged eighteen years. By another Inquisition, taken at the same place, on the same day, it was found that Conor Reagh Macnamara died on the 16th of September, 1623, being owner of Dromguile and Ballyhaffy (Ballycasey), and leaving as his heir his son John, then of full age, and married.
Inquisition, taken at Sixmilebridge, on 3rd of April, 1626, finds that Daniel MacSweeney owned Casernagh, and that he died on the 15th of February, 1613, leaving his son Donogh his heir.
Inquisition, taken on the same day, finds that Patrick Fanning died on the 1st of June, 1612, being then owner (holding in soccage from the Earl of Thomond), of Ballyarrily (now Mount Ievers), and of Ballynevan, finds that Clement Fanning, now of full age, is his son and heir; finds that said Clement assigned these lands to Thomas Bourke and Philip Garrett.
Inquisition, taken at Ennis, on the same day, finds that Murtagh Cam MacMahon was owner of Sheeaun, Knockbrack, and Lack; that he devised these lands, in trust, to Scanlon MacGorman and Mahone MacMahon, by a Deed, dated 10th August, 1585, for the use of his son, Thomas MacMahon, then of full age; finds that said Murtagh died on the 10th of January, 1593.
Inquisition, taken at Sixmilebridge, on the 13th of April, 1626, finds that Donogh, son of Cuvea MacNamara, of Derrymore, owned Clogher, Knockballynahinshy, Lisbourney, Dromirren, Cloondaloe, and Ballyvrogheran; finds that he assigned these lands to Teige, son of Sheeda, and to Flann MacBrody, in trust for certain uses; finds that he died on the 8th of May, 1620, leaving his son John, then aged sixteen years, his heir.
Inquisition, taken at Sixmilebridge, on the same day, finds that Donogh, son of Sheeda MacNamara, being owner of Lecarrow, Drinaun, and Rosslara, by Deed of 1615, conveyed these lands in trust to Donogh O’Grady, and to Donogh son of John M‘Namara, for his own use and that of his wife Finola, and after their death to the use of his heirs; finds that he died on the 17th March, 1620, leaving John his son and heir.
Inquisition, taken on the same day, and at the same place, finds that Donogh MacNamara was owner of the Castle and lands of Ballynevan, and that he died on the 2nd of February, 1582, leaving his son Sheeda, then aged 23, his successor.
Inquisition, taken at Sixmilebridge, on the 5th of June, 1626, before John Evans, finds that the Earl of Thomond, in the reign of King James I., made an exchange of lands with Donogh, son of Conor O’Carmody, the Earl giving him the lands of Clondrinagh and Birrin, (parish of Kilfiddane).
Inquisition, taken at Sixmilebridge, on the 29th of April, 1628, before John Evans, finds that Maccon MacNamara was owner of portions of Aghenish, Rahenabeg, Bealkelly, Cloonty, Annaghneill, and that he died on the 20th of August, 1626, leaving John his son and heir.
Inquisition, taken on the same day, finds that Cuvarra MacNamara, of Coolreagh, was owner of part of Clogher; of Quilty, Aghenish, and Rahenabeg; finds that in 1617, he vested these lands in his son John, and in Mahone, son of Donogh of Kilkishen; and that he died on the 23rd of August, 1626, leaving this John his heir.
Inquisition, taken on the 25th of August, 1628, at Sixmilebridge, finds that Brian, son of Cormack, son of Tumultagh (O’Connor?) was owner of Ballyvrannyn and Muneanagh, (parish of Clooney), and that he died on the 31st of July, 1627, leaving his son Owen his heir.
By another Inquisition, taken on the same day, it was found that Nicholas Comyn was owner of Ballyvrislane, Ballyvorda, Ballyheean (parish of Kilmacreehy), and that he died on the 10th of August, 1625, leaving his son James, who was of full age, his heir-at-law.