Landed Estates
NUI Galway

O'Connell (Barryscourt)

Morgan John O’Connell was a son of John O’Connell of Grenagh, county Kerry, and his wife Elizabeth Coppinger and a nephew of Daniel O’Connell of Derrynane Abbey. He inherited the Coppinger estates of his grandfather in counties Cork and Clare following the death of his uncle William Coppinger in 1862. He married Mary Anne a daughter of Charles Bianconi and died in 1875. His representatives owned 1,102 acres in county Cork in the 1870s. His county Clare estate was in the parishes of Killadysert and Kilfiddane, barony of Clonderalaw. In the 1870s his son John Charles William Coppinger O’Connell owned 4,740 acres in county Clare. J.C.W.C. O’Connell assumed the additional surname of Bianconi following the death of his mother in 1908.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballyleaan Lodge Ballyleaan Killadysert Killadysert Killadysert 68 Clonderalaw Clare OSI Ref: R244 599
OS Sheet: 59
Discovery map: 64
Barryscourt Barryscourt Carrigtohill Middleton Carrigtohill 270 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W822 722
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 81

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Coppinger & O’Connell, 13 Apr 1853, Vol 20 (63), MRGS 39/009, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Coppinger & O’Connell, 13 Apr 1853, Vol 20 (63), MRGS 39/009, (microfilm copy in NUIG); James Hardiman Library, National University of Ireland, Galway

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Modern printed sources