Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Cooper (Cooperhill)

Samuel Cooper of Cooper Hill, parish of Kilkeedy, county Limerick, died in 1779 aged 62 years, according to a plaque on the outside of the ruined church of Kilkeedy. James Cooper Tuthill inherited the estate of Cooperhill, parish of Kilkeedy, barony of Pubblebrien, county Limerick, from Mrs Honora Cooper. He assumed the name Cooper in 1844 by Royal Patent. By his first wife Mary Pickering he had 15 children. In the 1870s he owned over a thousand acres in the county.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Cooper Hill Cooperhill Kilkeedy Limerick Carrig 54 Pubblebrien Limerick OSI Ref: R512 562
OS Sheet: 4
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Copy of grant of arms to James Cooper Tuthill of Merrion Sq, Dublin on his assuming under Royal Licence & in respect for his relative, Honora, relict of James Cooper of Cooper Hill, Co Limerick the name & arms of Cooper only, 29 May 1844. GO MS 107:280-281; National Library of Ireland

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