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Ballyvanran Townland

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Location: County Tipperary, Irelandmap
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Ballyvanran Townland has an area of 100.48 hectares / 0.39 square miles / 248 acres, 1 rood, 7 perches. It is bordered by the townlands of Ballycrenode, Ballygasheen, Ballynaclogh, Coolagh, Kilkeary and Kylebeg.[1] It is shown on the Down Survey map for the area.[2]

1716 - James Short of Kilmuckstollen and John Short son and heir to the said James Short then of Castlerone to Daniel Rogers lands of Garrybreedy, Knockadigeen, Ballyvanrahan and Ballygibbon (also Ballysinode) in Upper Ormond.[3]

1728 - between John Short and Thomas Short of Grange, Queens Co and James Short of Ballyvanron, Upper Ormond, Tipperary, Gent – lands of Garrybredy, Comonstown, Knockdiggin, Ballygibonates, Ballyvenod and Ballyvanron all in Upper Ormond that had been mortgaged to John Short, Esq. decd – Ballyvanron to James Shortt and heirs for ever, Garrybredy and Comonstown, Knockdiggin, Ballygibon and Ballysenod to James Short and heirs for 100 years. Witnesses included Jonathan Shortt of Killmastullagh. (Is this the first instance of the 'Shortt' spelling of the name?!)[4]

1728 - between John Short of Grange and James Short of Ballyvanron, Upper Ormond on one part and William Short of Castle Rowan on the other – Ballyvanron to William Short and his heirs for ever, nevertheless to be held by James Short and Susanna his wife while they live – signed in the presence of James Short, Roscrea, Innkeeper, witnesses Jonathan and John Short of Killmastulla, aforesaid Gent (BUT no John of Kilmastulla mentioned before!!!). Signatures include Jononth (sic) Shortt Jnr(?).[5]

1782 - John Shortt of Pallas (1st), William Shortt Jnr, eldest son of said John (2nd), Benjamin Bradshaw of Alleen (3rd), Elizabeth Bradshaw second daughter (4th) and William Shortt Snr of Ballynamona (5th) - marriage of William Jnr to Eliz Bradshaw re lands of Ballyvanran, Upper Ormond (possession of William Short).[6]

1811 - William Short of Clermont Co Tipp and John Short his only son (1st Part), Richard Steele of Kyle Queens Co and Anna Steele daughter (2nd) and John Hawksworth of Forest Lodge - re intended marriage of John and Anna - re Ballyvandron of which Wm Shortt is seized, Cloghane, Latera, also Grange Co Tipp. and Ballyfinlohan in Co Limerick. Witnesses inc John Short Jnr. [7]

1841 - Lt Col Brooke Firman (1st), Thomas Pierson Firman (2nd), Wellesley Pole Fletcher and William Hamilton Roe of City of Dublin Solicitors (3rd), Richard Steele Shortt of Ballyvandron (4th) re deed in 1837 when Richard Steele Shortt granted to Brook Firman lands of Ballyvandron of which William Shortt was seized and possessed, also Cloghane and Grange whereby Richard Steele Shortt's sisters Anne Shortt and Mary Shortt then minors would release lands on attaining full age. Anne Shortt, Francis Kitson, Mary Kitson, John Shortt and Richard Calcutt release all claim on Cloghane and Grange to Firman and on Ballyvandron to Richard Steele Shortt.[8]

1846 - Slater's Directory lists among Nobility, Gentry and Clergy for Nenagh John Short esq of Pallas and Newton Short esq of Ballinamona.[9] It also lists among Nenagh Millers and Corn and Flour Dealers Richard Short of Ballyvanron.[10] It also lists among Mountrath Nobility, Gentry and Clergy James Short esq of Newtown and Vere D Short esq of Larch Hill.[11]

1848 - Newton Shortt of Ballinamona and Maria Shortt his eldest daughter (1st part), Charles Francis Harden of Summerhill (2nd), Richard Steele Shortt of Ballyvandron and John Shortt of Summerhill (3rd) re intended marriage between Harden and Maria Shortt. Witnessed by Edward Kittson, Surgeon, Nenagh.[12]

1849 - Richard Steele Shortt of Ballyvandron and Jane Elizabeth Shortt (otherwise Steele) on first part and Francis Kittson of Killaloe Sub-Inspector of Constabulary on other part re lands of Ballyvandron that William Shortt, grandfather of Richard Steele Shortt, was formerly seized of.[13]

1847-64 - Griffith's Valuation, Ballyvanran, Richard Short, in fee, land, 84 acres; Richard Short with Hon. O. F. G. Toler as lessor, house, offices and land, 136 acres.[14]

  1. https://www.townlands.ie/tipperary/upper-ormond/ballynaclogh/kilkeary/ballyvanran/.
  2. http://downsurvey.tcd.ie/down-survey-maps.php#bm=Upper+Ormond&c=Tipperary&p=Ballimacloghy.
  3. Registry of Deeds 38 30 23151 dated 25th/26th/9/1716.
  4. Registry of Deeds 58 451 40134 dated 19/7/1728.
  5. Registry of Deeds 69 139 47628 dated 26th/27th/07/1728.
  6. Registry of Deeds 345 599 235348 dated 7/9/1782.
  7. Registry of Deeds 638 318 442009 dated 21/12/1811.
  8. Registry of Deeds 1841 9 181 dated 13/4/1841.
  9. https://www.failteromhat.com/slater/0103.pdf.
  10. https://www.failteromhat.com/slater/0104.pdf.
  11. https://www.failteromhat.com/slater/0386.pdf.
  12. Registry of Deeds 1848 20 210 dated 16/11/1848.
  13. Registry of Deeds 1849 8 120 dated 9/4/1849.
  14. http://griffiths.askaboutireland.ie/gv4/z/zoomifyDynamicViewer.php?file=264039&path=./pix/264/&rs=15&showpage=1&mysession=2632728498212&width=&height=.

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