In the 1870s Charles J. Kelly of Parsonstown [Birr] owned 687 acres in county Tipperary. He would appear to be the eldest son of Hubert Kelly medical doctor of Birr, King's County (Offaly), a junior branch of the Kelly family of Glencara, county Westmeath.
National Archives of Ireland:
28 Feb 1889
Assignment by John Kelly, Coolderry, Co. Tipperary to Thomas Kelly, Castletown, Queen’s County of his interest in a lease of the lands of Coolderry, together with stock, chattels and house, bar. Lr. Ormond, Co. Tipperary.
Rent: £21 p.a. Also draft will of John Kelly, n.d. 999/339/11-13
National Library of Ireland:
Copy of confirmation of arms to the descendants of Hubert Kelly of Kellybrook in Co. Westmeath and to his grandson, Robert Hume Kelly of Glencara, Co. Westmeath, eldest surviving son of Charles Kelly of Glencara, Oct. 5, 1864.
Genealogical Office: Ms. 109, pp. 53-4