Landed Estates
NUI Galway


At the time of Griffith's Valuation, Richard Lewis Blair held the townland of Coolcoulaghta, parish of Durrus, amounting to over 1100 acres. The estate of Alexander James Blair and his heir, Hamilton Blair, were offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court in April and again in July 1866. The sale included the house known as Blair's Cove.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Blair's Cove Coolcoulaghta Durrus Bantry Durrus East 27 West Carbery (West) Cork OSI Ref: V935407
OS Sheet: 130
Discovery map: 88

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Blair, 27 April 1866, Vol 81, MRGS 39/039, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Blair, 5 July 1866, Vol 82, MRGS 39/040, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Blair family of county Cork (Leader Collection); Irish Genealogical Research Society Library
  • Pedigree of Robinson of West Grove, Douglas, Co. Cork, with descent from Wynne through Blair 1807 -- 1886. Genealogical Office: Ms.180, pp.288-9 ; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources