Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Taylor (Dunkerron South)

Lewis records Dr. Taylor, an eminent member of the Cork Scientific Institution, as resident at Dunkerron Castle, in Templenoe parish in 1837. Over 10,000 acres of the estate of Adrian Taylor, in which members of the Orpen and Warren families had an interest, were offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates Court in May 1855. In the 1870s Adrian Taylor, MD, of Kilgarvan, was the owner of over 2000 acres in county Kerry


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Dunkerron House Dunkerron Templenoe Kenmare Reen 45 Dunkerron South Kerry OSI Ref: V883704
OS Sheet: 92
Discovery map: 78
Cloontoo Ardtully Kilgarvan Kenmare Kilgarvan 49 Glanarought Kerry OSI Ref: V974729
OS Sheet: 93
Discovery map: 78

Archival sources

  • Documents relating to property held by the Taylor family in Dublin city & county, and counties Kerry & Tipperary, 1703-67. 999/6. ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Taylor, Warren, 3 May 1855, Vol 34, MRGS 39/016, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Transcript of a recovery of the manor of Killsha, etc. Co. Kerry, Thomas Taylor v. William Carter, 1734 D. 7372; National Library of Ireland

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Modern printed sources