Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Payne

Reverend Somers Payne was among the principal lessors in the parish of Inishannon at the time of Griffith's Valuation. His wife was Frances Caroline Butson whose father held estates at Clonfert, county Galway. Members of the Payne family owned over 1500 acres in county Cork in the 1870s. John Warren Payne was agent on the Bantry estate in the mid 19th century.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Highfort Rockfort Brinny Bandon Brinny 3 East Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W536591
OS Sheet: 97
Discovery map: 87
Danesfort (Inishannon) Dunkeeran Inishannon Bandon Ballymurphy 5 Kinalea Cork OSI Ref: W541594
OS Sheet: 97
Discovery map: 87
Upton Garryhankard Knockavilly Bandon Brinny 3 Kinalea Cork OSI Ref: W530606
OS Sheet: 96
Discovery map: 87

Archival sources

  • Correspondence, mainly with A. W. Payne, agent, in respect of the estates of the Earl of Bantry in Co. Cork, together with financial accounts, eviction notices, etc., relating to the estates 1840 - 1881. Earl of Bantry Papers, Ms. 8599 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Photocopied valuations of the estates of J. Barter, R.A. Orpen, Anna Perrier, Rev Somers Payne, J. Mulholland & reps of late John Hassett, 1887-1889. 111/101(ii); National Archives of Ireland
  • Bantry Estate Collection, includes documents re John Warren Payne & the Rev Somers Payne, 1835-1853. IE BL/EP/B; University College Cork, Boole Library Archives
  • U013: Bantry Estate Accounts, 1825-26: Earl of Bantry in account with Rev. S. Payne, 1825-26. MS copy by P. O Maidin of MS 428 in GEH. OFF; Cork City and County Archives
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey files, Parish of Innishannon; Cork County Library
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey files, Parish of Innishannon; Cork County Library
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey files, Parish of Innishannon; Cork County Library

Contemporary printed sources