Glisson households in mid-nineteenth century Ireland

Householders by county in Griffith's (1847-64), as on the map

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Surname Dictionary

Gleeson Very numerous: Tipperary-E limerick-E Clare. Ir. Ó Gliasáin. Woulfe considers the correct name was Ó Glasáin (glas, grey). They were a sept on the E shore of L Derg, Tipperary, whence they were dispossessed in the Cromwellian settlement. IF.
Ó Glasáin an leagan bunaidh d'Ó Gliasáin, q.v.


  • Glisson in 1659.
  • Glisson births mapped 1864-1913
  • Glisson Roman Catholic baptisms

The surname

  • Gleeson
    Gowran, Kilkenny/Australia

Parishes where Glisson and a second surname are found together


Variants in Griffith's
& total households

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Non-Griffith's Variants

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  • O Glasain

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