Tipping Family

Biography/History

Tipping Family of Bellurgan Park, Ballymascanlan, Co. Louth. The first known record of the family in the area is of a grant by Charles II in 1666 to Thomas Tipping of certain lands in Westmeath and Down. Thomas Tipping called of Castletown bought Bellurgan and other lands in 1723. Edward Tipping inherited the estate in 1847 at a time of financial difficulty.