Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.


My ancestors - Blennerhassett - Contents

Rowan papers (Ms 20600 to 20622, D. 26664 to 26719)

The Rowan papers. [NLI Ms].
Papers from 1699 to 1913 relating to the Rowan, Crosbie, Denny, Ponsonby, Blennerhassett and other Co. Kerry families.

I have moved this under Blennerhassett since discovering that Rowan are not my ancestors.
From my view, these are sources being used to research the history of the Blennerhassett family.


Have looked at:

  1. Ms. 20,602. Letters, mainly to William Wilson of Tralee, 1766-1834.
  2. Ms. 20,604. Letters to the Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan, 1844-1856.
  3. Ms. 20,605. Letter-book of the Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan containing copies of outgoing letters by him, 1850-1851.

  4. Ms. 20608 (Ponsonby)
    This may (or may not) include all the Ponsonby papers mentioned in the guide:
    • "Letters and miscellaneous papers of Ponsonby of Co.Kerry, c.1770-1805".
    • "Bills, answers, and other legal papers relating to Chute, Hickson, Ponsonby and Rowan families, c.1780-1820".

  5. Ms 20609. Papers mainly concerning the Chute, Hickson, Thompson and Wilson families, 1687-1845.
  6. Ms 20610. Legal papers re the family of Rowan of Co. Kerry, mainly papers in the case of John Rowan v. Mary Goggin, c. 1729-1810.
  7. Ms 20611. "Miscellaneous legal papers and accounts relating to the family of Blennerhassett of Co. Kerry, c.1776-1822."
  8. Ms 20617. Extracts copied from State Papers etc. re Co. Kerry families. Mostly 16th-17th century.
  9. Ms 20621 (family trees). "Genealogical notes and pedigrees mainly re the family of Denny of Co. Kerry, also re the families of Blennerhassett and Conway, c.1909."

  1. D. 26701 (Ponsonby)
  2. D. 26706 (Ponsonby)
  3. D. 26707 (Ponsonby)

To be consulted next:

  1. Ms. 20,606. Letters to the Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan re his book on Killarney, 1853.
  2. Ms. 20,607. Letters to members of the family of Rowan, mainly re financial affairs and estate matters in Co. Kerry, c. 1855-1947.
  3. Ms. 20,612. Papers re the family of Collis, 1791-1826.

  1. D. 26,668. Mortgage between James and John Segerson and Francis Chute, 1780.
  2. D.26671-26692 (22 items) (Blennerhassett)
  3. D.26714 (Eagar mar 1813)

To be consulted:

  1. Ms. 20,600. Copies of correspondence re the Crosbie family, c. 1627-1735, especially concerning the robbery of silver from the house of Lady Margaret Crosbie, 1731.
  2. Ms. 20,601. Letters of Lady Arabella Denny mainly to her sister Lady Anne Crosbie, with some letters from other members of the FitzMaurice family, and miscellaneous associated papers, c.1699-1800.
  3. Ms. 20,603. Letters and papers re Baron O'Brien, a Colonel in the Austrian service, c. 1810-1819.
  4. Ms 20613. Accounts of the Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan with members of the Thompson family of Co. Kerry, 1838-1861.
  5. Ms. 20,614. Tailoring account of the Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan, 1848-1853.
  6. Ms. 20,615. Bill of costs for Capt. William Rowan, administrator of the Venerable Archdeacon Rowan, 1862.
  7. Ms. 20,616. Accounts of Colonel William Rowan of Tralee, 1884.
  8. Ms. 20,618. Miscellaneous literary, antiquarian, historical and religious items by the Rev. Arthur Blennerhassett Rowan, c. 1840-1864.
  9. Ms. 20,619. Genealogy of the family of Magrath, 1856.
  10. Ms 20620. Mss. of Colonel Lionel Hewson concerning the Bland family of Co. Kerry.
  11. Ms. 20,622. Notes by Alice M. Rowan on John O'Connell's Metrical history of Ireland, 1911.

  1. D. 26664 (Rowan)
  2. D. 26,665. Lease by David Rynd to George Lendrum, 1753.
  3. D. 26,666. Lease by George Rowan to Martin Flaherty, John Flaherty, Edmund Flaherty and Bartholomew Lynch, 1770.
  4. D. 26,667. Lease by Maurice FitzGerald, Knight of Kerry to John Martin, 1774.
  5. D. 26,669. Deed of settlement by Thomas FitzGerald, knight of Glin re his estate mainly in Co. Limerick, 1781.
  6. D. 26,670. Lease by Rev. Edward Bayly to Samuel Morris, 1781.
  7. D. 26,693. Lease by Hugh Lawlor to Henry Eager and George Raymond, 1782.
  8. D. 26,694. Lease by Maurice Neilan to George Conyngham, 1783.
  9. D.26,695. Lease by Rev. Edward Day to Maurice Connell, 1784.
  10. D. 26,696. Lease by the Earl of Glandore and others to William Saunders, 1787.
  11. D. 26,697. Mortgage by John Gustavus Crosbie to Earl of Glandore and Peter Holmes, 1790.
  12. D. 26,698. Lease by Robert and Thomas Mason to John Shea, 1795.
  13. D.26,699. Lease by the Earl of Glandore, Jane Blennerhassett and others to Garrett Fleming and James Cotter, 1800.
  14. D. 26,700. Lease by Bishop of Clogher to John Hamilton and Anthony Denny, 1801.
  15. D. 26,702. Lease by Robert Hickson to Francis McGillycuddy, 1804.
  16. D. 26,703. Lease by Francis Crosbie to Michael Scanlan, 1807.
  17. D. 26,704. Grant by Michael Lawlor to William Wilson and Walter Prendergast, 1808.
  18. D. 26,705. Grant by Monckton Cary Creaghe to Ulick Wall, 1809.
  19. D. 26,708. Lease by Rev. Barry Denny to John McCartie, 1844.
  20. D. 26,709. Conveyance by Martha Thompson to William Reed, 1851.
  21. D. 26,710. Lease by Francis Twiss to Redmond Roche, 1860.
  22. D. 26711 (Rowan)
  23. D. 26712 (Rowan)
  24. D.26713 (Mullins)
  25. D.26715 (Denny)
  26. D. 26,716. Probate of the will of James Cunningham, 1760.
  27. D. 26,717 Copy of will of Thomas Mangan of Glin, Co. Limerick, 15 Nov. 1780.
  28. D. 26,718. Probate of the will of Sir William Jeffcott, 1855.
  29. D. 26,719. Commission of the peace for the County of Kerry for William Rowan, 1862.

Donation Drive

Please donate to support this site. I have spent a great deal of time and money on this research. Research involves travel and many expenses. Some research "things to do" are not done for years, because I do not have the money to do them.
Please Donate Here to support the ongoing research and to keep this website free.

Help       Conventions       Abbreviations       How to read the trees

Privacy policy       Adoption policy       Image re-use policy       New 200 G VPS server.