NAME The Farm/Farmleigh
AREA LOCATION STILLORGAN, N11 at the junction with Brewery Road.
MAP LOCATION OSI maps of 1838-1845 and 1898-1913 place it in the townland of Galloping Green
North and it is annotated as "un-named" and Farmleigh respectively.
GENERAL The name was changed from The Farm to Farmleigh in 1864. Louis Werner, oculist,
who lived here in the 40's gets a mention in Ulysses. Thomas Jackson was married to
Grace Orpen sister of the WW1 artist William Orpen. The house is described as a
detached six bay residence on 10 acres with three storeys to the front and two storeys
to the rere with no basement. It had a gatelodge and a carriage drive.
YEAR BUILT circa 1788
VALUATION In 1912 the valuation was 65 Stg and in the 1911 census it is noted as having 9
rooms occupied by family.
SOURCES Thom’s directories, contemporaneous newspapers, NAI Census & Wills and OSI Maps.
1820 - 1857 Robert Rundell Guinness
1858 - 1875 Mrs Robert Guinness
1875 - 1881 Edward Hill
1890 Mr Jesson
1891 - 1900 Mrs John Mahony
1904 - 1914 Joseph Patrick Tyndall
1923 - 1936 Thomas Jackson
1938 - 1970 Louis Emil Werner
1971 Demolished under a CPU to widen the N11
1849 Mary Staunton - Gate keeper
1859 Vincent Brown
1911 Mary Ellen Walsh - Cook
Bridget Mongey - Palourmaid
Mary Devereux - Housemaid
STATUS No longer extant
CONTRIBUTOR © June Bow & Karen Poff
DATE April 2017