Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Rogers (Co Sligo & Ashgrove, Co Cork)

Robert A. Rogers, together with the Earl of Aldborough and William Beamish, were lessors of lands in the parish of Killery, barony of Tirerrill, county Sligo, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. They were the owners of over 500 acres in county Sligo in the 1870s. The representatives of Robert A. Rogers also owned 271 acres in county Cork at the same time. This Rogers family were established at Ashgrove, Great Island, county Cork, in the early 18th century by George Rogers. They were a junior branch of the Rogers family of Lota, county Cork. George Rogers purchased forfeited lands in the baronies of Muskerry and Barrymore in 1703. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Robert Atkins Rogers held land in the parishes of Kilbonane, barony of East Muskerry and Whitechurch, barony of Barretts, county Cork. The estate of Robert Atkins Rogers in the barony of Muskerry and premises in Youghal were advertised for sale in July 1853. Over 1,300 acres of the Rogers estate was advertised for sale in May 1856. Further parts of the Rogers estate in the baronies of Barretts and Cork, were for sale in November 1858 including Cloghfadda House and Knockanroe. In 1832 Robert A. Rogers married Alice Gregory of Youghal and they had one son David Gregory Rogers and three daughters. David G. Rogers died in Victoria in 1903. In February 1862, the estate of Mary Twogood (nee Rogers), Pigott Rogers and Katherine Rogers, amounting to over 550 acres in Kerrycurrihy barony, was offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court. The sale included the village of Ringaskiddy and the house known as Prospect Villa. see http://wc.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=REG&db=rkb1&id=I1872

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Old Castle Kingsfort Killerry Sligo Ballintogher East Tirerrill Sligo OSI Ref: G762279
OS Sheet: 21
Discovery map: 25
Prospect Villa Barnahely Barnahely Cork Carrigaline 75 Kerrycurrihy Cork OSI Ref: W774641
OS Sheet: 87
Discovery map: 87
Castlewarren Barnahely Barnahely Cork Carrigaline 75 Kerrycurrihy Cork OSI Ref: W774637
OS Sheet: 87
Discovery map: 87
Knockanroe Knockanroe Whitechurch Cork Blackpool 71 Barretts Cork OSI Ref: W638 834
OS Sheet: 52
Discovery map: 80
Cloghfadda House Longstone Whitechurch Cork Blackpool 71 Barretts Cork OSI Ref: W638 825
OS Sheet: 52
Discovery map: 80
Ashgrove Ashgrove Templerobin Cork Queenstown Rural 103 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W838 695
OS Sheet: 76
Discovery map: 81

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Rogers, 29 May 1856, Vol 40 (15), MRGS 39/019, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Rogers, 4 Nov 1858, Vol 53 (33), MRGS 39/027, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (Burke), Rogers, 14 July 1853, Vol 35; National Library of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Rogers, 13 February 1862, Vol 64, MRGS 39/033, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources