Landed Estates
NUI Galway


Charles Sugure was one of the principal lessors in the parish of Prior, barony of Iveragh, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. In the 1870s his representatives owned over 4600 acres in county Kerry. In the 1830s the Ordnance Survey Name Books noted that Charles S[h]ugrue was acting as agent for James O'Connell's estate in the parish of Ballymacelligott. Charles Sugrue held property in Cork city in the mid 19th century and members of the family became involved in commercial enterprises in the city. In the 1870s John Henry Sugrue of Fermoyle Castle owned 2,494 acres in county Kerry and 1,089 acres in county Cork while John Sugrue of London owned 1,150 acres in county Cork. John Henry Sugrue was chairman of the Cork, Blackrock and Passage Railway Company in the late 19th century and died in 1893. He married Henrietta Minhear of Raleigh, county Cork and their son was Colonel James Marmaduke Sugrue.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Fermoyle Castle (Iveragh) Fermoyle Prior Cahersiveen Teerancaragh Iveragh Kerry OSI Ref: V452707
OS Sheet: 88
Discovery map: 83

Archival sources

  • Copies of correspondence between Daniel Mahony of Caherciveen and Francis Sugrue of Cork relating to payment of debt, 1862-64. Ms. 13,635(4) ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to the descendants of John Henry Sugrue of Rushbrooke, Co. Cork and to his son, Lt. Col. John Henry Sugrue of Stillorgan, Co. Dublin, June 2, 1956. Genealogical Office: Ms.111H, fol.50 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Papers in the Chancery case, 1868, of Sugrue v. Hicks. Hoey and Denning, parcel 53 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Plans of plots in Cahersiveen, Co. Kerry, demised to Morgan Connell, John Connor, Daniel N. O'Connell and Charles Sugrue. By Patrick Roche, surveyor. Oct., 1876. 21 F. 77 (1-5) ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy letter from Charles Sugrue, Cork, to John O'Connell, then in France, concerning O'Connell's financial affairs, the Young Ireland insurrection and the arrest of Cork citizens, August, 1848; letter, in Irish, from Jeremiah O'Mahony, N. T., Inniskeane to Br. Allen, telling of his ancestor Cian O'Mahony. U.4; Cork City and County Archives

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