Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Cuthbert

Thomas Cuthbert is recorded as one of the principal lessors in the parish of O'Brennan, barony of Trughanacmy, county Kerry, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. The estate of Thomas Cuthbert, a minor, of England, amounted to over 3000 acres in county Kerry and the same amount in county Cork in the 1870s. The Ordnance Survey Name Books indicate that Thomas Cuthbert, of Garretstown, Kinsale, was the proprietor of townlands in the parish of Ardfert in the 1830s and that John O'Connell, of Knockeanogh, Ardfert was the agent for his Kerry estate. In June 1867 the estate of Thomas Cuthbert, John Cuthbert and Arthur Cuthbert, minors, in the barony of Middlethird, county Tipperary and at Old Abbey, Corbally, Knockpoge and Ravakeel, barony of East Muskerry, county Cork, and advowsons was advertised for sale on behalf of their testamentary guardians. This estate held in fee simple amounted to 849 acres in county Cork and 1,107 acres in county Tipperary. In July and again in November 1877, the farm of Leighmoneymore, barony of Kinalea, county Cork, amounting to over 150 acres, was offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court. It was owned by Edward Bishopp, under a fee-farm grant from Thomas Cuthbert. In 1883, Bateman records T. Cuthbert as the owner of over 3900 acres in county Cork.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castle House (Baltimore) Baltimore Tullagh Skibbereen Tullagh 316 West Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W046266
OS Sheet: 150
Discovery map: 88
Coolyrahilly House Coolyrahilly Ringrone Kinsale Ballinspittle 203 Courceys Cork OSI Ref: W610475
OS Sheet: 124
Discovery map: 87
Garrettstown Garrettstown Templetrine Kinsale Laherne 206 Courceys Cork OSI Ref: W588446
OS Sheet: 124, 137
Discovery map: 87

Archival sources

  • Farm account book of Thomas Cuthbert's lands at Ballywilliam, Garrettstown and Coolyrahilly near Kinsale, Co. Cork, 1839-1853. Ms. 4731 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of grant of arms being Kearney and Cuthbert to Thomas Cuthbert of Garretstown, Co. Cork, on his assuming under Royal Licence, the name and arms of Cuthbert Kearney, June 20, 1832 Genealogical Office: Ms.107, pp.69-71 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of royal licence to Thomas Cuthbert of Garretstown, Co. Cork, to bear the name of Kearney in addition to Cuthbert and to quarter Kearney, May 1, 1832. Genealogical Office: Ms.151, pp.214-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Cuthbert, 25 June 1867, Vol 86 (11), MRGS 39/042, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Bishopp, 3 July 1877, Vol 129, MRGS 39/058, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Bishopp, 10 November 1877, Vol 130, MRGS 39/058, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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