Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Wise/Wyse (Cork)

At the time of Griffith's Valuation the Wyse minors, William and Charles, held an estate in the parishes of Bruree and Colmanswell, barony of Connello Upper, county Limerick. The Ordnance Survey Field Name Books refer to Mr William Wise of Cork. He held the land in the parish of Colmanswell with Colonel Longfield. In 1813 Anne only child of William Wise of Cork married Gerald De Courcy O'Grady, The O'Grady, of Kilballyowen. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Thomas and Francis Wise of the North Mall Distillery, Cork, held land in the parish of Shandrum, barony of Orrery and Kilmore, county Cork. Thomas Wise also held land in the parishes of Knockainy, barony of Smallcounty and Ballingaddy, barony of Coshlea, county Limerick and in the county Cork parishes of Castlemagner and Kilbrin, barony of Duhallow, Garrycloyne, barony of Barretts, Ringrone, barony of East Carbery, Gortroe and Templeusque, barony of Barrymore, Rathcooney and St Annes Shandon, barony of Cork. Francis Wise was among the principal lessors in the parishes of Kilbrin, Cullen, barony of Duhallow, Grenagh, barony of Barretts, Carrigtohill and Kilquane, barony of Barrymore, Kilmacdonogh, barony of Imokilly, county Cork. At the same time the representatives of William Wise held lands in the parish of Templeomaley, barony of Ibane & Barryroe, county Cork. In the 1870s Francis Wise of Cork owned 9,912 acres in county Cork and 9,636 acres in county Kerry. Thomas Wise of Cork owned 1,558 acres in county Cork. Francis Wise left his fortune to his nephew, John Gubbins of Bruree, county Limerick. In the 1870s Francis E. Wise of Cork owned 1,666 acres in county Limerick. James L. Wise of Bray, county Wicklow, owned 629 acres in county Limerick and William Wise of Cork owned 1,471 acres in county Limerick and 393 acres in county Tipperary.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Garrane Garrane Bruree Kilmallock Colmanswell 26 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R537 283
OS Sheet: 47
Discovery map: 73
Fort House Fort Middle Colmanswell Kilmallock Colmanswell 26 Connello Upper Limerick OSI Ref: R504 262
OS Sheet: 46
Discovery map: 73
Harding Grove Harding Grove Bruree Kilmallock Rockhill 28 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R525 337
OS Sheet: 38
Discovery map: 65
Rathmaher Rathmaher Castlemagner Kanturk Greenane 164 Duhallow Cork OSI Ref: R418 035
OS Sheet: 23
Discovery map: 73
Ballyphilibeen Ballyphilibeen Kilbrin Kanturk Greenane 164 Duhallow Cork OSI Ref: R411 046
OS Sheet: 23
Discovery map: 73
Coolmain Castle Coolmain Ringrone Kinsale Coolmain 205 East Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W542436
OS Sheet: 124
Discovery map: 86
Greenfort Ballyfadeen More Grenagh Cork Greenfort 73 Barretts Cork OSI Ref: W580 813
OS Sheet: 62
Discovery map: 80
Birchhill Cottage/Birchhill House Knocknabehy Grenagh Cork Greenfort 73 Barretts Cork OSI Ref: W596 810
OS Sheet: 62
Discovery map: 80
Newcastle Newcastle Grenagh Cork Greenfort 73 Barretts Cork OSI Ref: W581 802
OS Sheet: 62
Discovery map: 80
Airhill Boherash Glanworth Fermoy Glanworth West 144 Fermoy Cork OSI Ref: R758 055
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 73
Mellefontstown Mellefontstown Gortroe Fermoy Kilcor 136 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W845 885
OS Sheet: 45
Discovery map: 81
Anngrove Anngrove Carrigtohill Middleton Carrigtohill 270 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W806 743
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 81
Sunville Ballycurreen Carrigtohill Middleton Carrigtohill 270 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W775 746
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80
Wood View Killydonoghoe Templeusque Cork Riverstown 109 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W731 787
OS Sheet: 64
Discovery map: 80
Aghavine Aghavine Kilmacdonogh Youghal Kilmacdonogh 338 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: X042 728
OS Sheet: 78
Discovery map: 81
Kilbarry Kilbarry St Annes Shandon Cork St Marys 97 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W676 745
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 87
Dundanion Castle Dundanion St Finbars Cork Blackrock 95 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W711 718
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 87
Springville Springville Kilbrin Kanturk Greenane 164 Duhallow Cork OSI Ref: R410 040
OS Sheet: 23
Discovery map: 73
Spud Villa Mountdesert Currykippane Cork St Marys 97 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W643 716
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 80

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Cotter, 28 May 1863, Vol 68 (24), MRGS 39/034, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Leases from and to members of the Wise of Cork city, of properties mainly in North suburbs of the city, 1782-1826. 999/480; National Archives of Ireland
  • Marriage settlement, Joseph Gubbins and Mariah Wise, Feb. 25, 1819. D.23,892; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources