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Larch Hill Townland

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Location: County Laois, Irelandmap
Surname/tag: Shortt
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Larch Hill Townland has an area of 25.81 hectares / 0.10 square miles / 63 acres, 3 roods, 3 perches. It is bordered by the townlands of Crannagh, Derrynaseera and Gossbrook.[1] It does not seem to be shown on the Down Survey map of the area.[2]

1842 - Marriage settlement between Vere Dawson Short of Larchhill Queens Co (1st) Thomas Roe of Coolfin Queens Co and Jane Roe daughter of said Thomas (2nd) and Peter Roe Jnr of Gratton town house and Thos Pennefather attorney (3rd). Ref to 1834 deed involving James Short father of said Vere Dawson Short and ref also to Peter Roe of Coolfin.[3]

1842 - At Larchhill, Mountrath, James Shortt Esq, aged 96.(b 1746)[4] Larch Hill will be connected through the Hunt family and James second marriage to Elizabeth Hunt. It could be the previous home of his daughter Frances Palmer Hunt (nee Shortt) d.1807.

1846 - Slater's Directory lists among Nobility, Gentry and Clergy for Nenagh John Short esq of Pallas and Newton Short esq of Ballinamona.[5] It also lists among Nenagh Millers and Corn and Flour Dealers Richard Short of Ballyvanron.[6] It also lists among Mountrath Nobility, Gentry and Clergy James Short esq of Newtown and Vere D Short esq of Larch Hill.[7]

1847-64 - Griffith's Valuation, Larch Hill, Vere D Shortt. Also Mounthall and Glendine with Francis M Calcott as Lessor.[8]


  1. https://www.townlands.ie/laois/upperwoods/offerlane/coolrain/larch-hill/.
  2. http://downsurvey.tcd.ie/down-survey-maps.php#bm=Upper+Ossory&c=Laois+(Queens).
  3. Registry of Deeds 1842 23 64 dated 12/8/1842.
  4. Limerick Chronicle 16 February 1842
  5. https://www.failteromhat.com/slater/0103.pdf.
  6. https://www.failteromhat.com/slater/0104.pdf.
  7. https://www.failteromhat.com/slater/0386.pdf.
  8. https://www.ancestry.co.uk/interactive/1269/32504_Queens_08-B03?pid=1346672&backurl=https://search.ancestry.co.uk/cgi-bin/sse.dll?_phsrc%3DAko51%26_phstart%3DsuccessSource%26usePUBJs%3Dtrue%26indiv%3D1%26db%3Dgriffithsvaluation%26gsln%3DShortt%26gsln_x%3DNP_NN%26cp%3D0%26msrpn__ftp%3Dtipperary,%2520ireland%26msrpn%3D5319%26new%3D1%26rank%3D1%26redir%3Dfalse%26uidh%3D000%26gss%3Dangs-d%26pcat%3D36%26fh%3D6%26h%3D1346672%26recoff%3D%26ml_rpos%3D7&treeid=&personid=&hintid=&usePUB=true&_phsrc=Ako51&_phstart=successSource&usePUBJs=true.

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