Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Barry (Castle Cor)

In 1754 Richard Barry married Mary Norton and their son Colonel Richard Barry purchased the Castle Cor estate from the Deane Freemans in the early 1850s. He married a sister of the 1st Viscount Guillamore and had a son, William Norton Barry. In the 1870s William N. Barry owned 1,023 acres in county Cork. By his second wife, Elizabeth Wrixon Becher, William Norton Barry had a son, William Norton Barry, who married his cousin, Adelaide Wrixon Becher. He died in 1935 and she died in 1959. Her nephew Hope Murray inherited Castle Cor.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castlecor Castlecor Demesne Kilbrin Kanturk Castlecor 160 Duhallow Cork OSI Ref: R445 067
OS Sheet: 24
Discovery map: 73