Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Sealy (Cork)

Winthrop B. Sealy, of Barleyfield, Bandon, was the owner of over 2000 acres in county Cork in the 1870s and was among the principal lessors in the parish of Rathclarin, East Carbery barony, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. John Sealy (or Seely) was among the principal lessors in the parish of Ballymoney at the same time. Richard Sealey of Richmount held property in the parish of Ballymodan, barony of Kinalmeaky and owned over 800 acres in the 1870s. In 1854, almost 500 acres at Kilcoleman West, barony of Kinalmeaky, the property of John T.H. Sealy, were offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates Court. Lands in the barony of Ibane and Barryroe, the property of John Sealy and John Young, were offered for sale in the Encumbered Estates Court in April 1858. Mrs Elizabeth Sealy held land in the parish of Ballyhay, barony of Fermoy in the mid 19th century. Her representatives owned 950 acres in the 1870s.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ardnacrow House Ardnacrow Rathclarin Bandon Rathclarin 12 East Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W501453
OS Sheet: 123
Discovery map: 86
Gortahorna House Barleyfield Rathclarin Bandon Rathclarin 12 East Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W507480
OS Sheet: 123
Discovery map: 86
Burren House Burren Rathclarin Bandon Rathclarin 12 East Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W509438
OS Sheet: 123
Discovery map: 86
Casino House Garranereagh Ringrone Kinsale Coolmain 205 East Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W539453
OS Sheet: 124
Discovery map: 86
Ballylangy House Ballylangy Lislee Clonakilty Butlerstown 59 Ibane & Barryroe Cork OSI Ref: W505380
OS Sheet: 136
Discovery map: 87
Ummera Ummera Timoleague Clonakilty Timoleague 64 Ibane & Barryroe Cork OSI Ref: W474450
OS Sheet: 123
Discovery map: 89
Frankfort Coolmoreen Inishannon Bandon Inishannon 6 Kinalea Cork OSI Ref: W553565
OS Sheet: 97
Discovery map: 87
Nohaval House Nohaval Nohaval Kinsale Nohaval 194 Kinalea Cork OSI Ref: W728521
OS Sheet: 113
Discovery map: 87
Richmount Clancoolbeg Ballymodan Bandon Ballymodan 1 Kinalmeaky Cork OSI Ref: W486540
OS Sheet: 110
Discovery map: 86

Archival sources

  • Manuscript pedigree of Sealy of Richmount, Co. Cork, 1066 -- 1900. Genealogical Office: Ms.810, p.20 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of grant of arms to the descendants of Charles Lewis King of Newton House, Leixlip, Co. Kildare by Jane Stawell Bernard Sealy, daughter of Capt. Sampson Stawell Sealy, son of John Sealy of Richmount and to his son, Charles Sealy King of Richmount, Co. Cork, Dec. 15, 1902. Genealogical Office: Ms.111, pp.130-1 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of grant of crest and motto to Charles King of Richmount, Co. Cork, on his assuming under deed poll the name of Sealy King, Nov. 1, 1923. Genealogical Office: Ms.111c, fol.40 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Seely, Seilly, Scilly, Scilli and later Seeli-Armitage-Stanley, of Bandon, Co. Cork, of Ballymackey, Co. Tipperary, of Lucan (possibly Canada) and Osgoode Hall, Canada, with descent from Stanley, Armitage and Hodgins, c.1750 - 1948. Genealogical Office: Ms.182, pp.585-6 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Sealy & Young, 29 April 1858, Vol 51, MRGS 39/025, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Encumbered Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Sealy, 26 October 1854, Vol 30, MRGS 39/013, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Sealy, (Spike Island), 10 Feb 1859, Vol 55 (12), MRGS 39/028, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Collection of Co Cork leases & other legal documents, principally relating to the Bernard family but also to members of the Gookin, Buckworth, Stammers, Sealy, Beecher, Hedges, Stepney, Champagne, Fitzgerald, Daunt, McCarthy, Sanders, Webb, Bouchier & Baldwin families, 1709-1829. IE BL/SC/CB/1-30 ; University College Cork, Boole Library Archives
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Sealy, 3 July 1868, Vol 90 (41), MRGS 39/049, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitors' collection, includes plain copy will of Jonas Morris Sealy [of Barleyfield], 3 Aug 1836. Small Accs. Index 105, T.12,028; National Archives of Ireland
  • Genealogical Notes, Sealy family, Co Cork. M.5182; National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources