Glenrock to be Raffled

Research carried out by Killererin Heritage Society

Glenrock House
Killererin Heritage Society

The following advertisement appeared in the Tuam Herald of January 9th 1841 before the Great Famine.

TO BE RAFFLED

AT DALY’S HOTEL, TUAM

On the first of MARCH, 1841, at One

o’clock, P.M.

THE INTEREST of the LEASE of

GLENROCK, (being for the residue of a term

of Nine Hundred Years, from the 4th, July, 1839

subject to the yearly rent of £6. 16s and 6d) on which

there has been built a handsome and commodious

House which cost upwards of £1,000? The House

stands on a Demesne of five acres, and is enclosed by

a wall of six feet high. It is situated within 4 miles

of Tuam, 5 of Moylough, and the West-

port Mail and Bianconi’s Car passes by it twice a day.

Tickets, (Limited to 50,) £20 each, half of which are

now sold.  should all the Tickets not be disposed of

before the first of March, 1841, the Raffle shall be

postponed until such further time as they may be all

sold.

Letters, (pre paid) enclosing CASH, shall be

strictly attended to by the proprietor, Miles Kirwan

Esq., Glenrock, Dangan.

9th January, 1841.

Glenrock (later home to the RIC Barracks) is located on the outskirts of Barnaderg village on the main road to Tuam. Its ruins can still be seen there today.

 

 

 

 

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