Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Harrison (Castle Harrison)

This family was residing at Castle Harrison, Charleville, county Cork, from at least the mid 18th century. The Harrisons intermarried with the O'Gradys of Kilballyowen, county Limerick and the Grady/O'Gradys of Elton, county Limerick. In the mid 19th century the estate of Standish Henry Harrison was located in the parishes of Aglishdrinagh, Ballyhay and Rathgoggan, barony of Orrery and Kilmore, county Cork. In the 1870s his estate amounted to 2,431 acres in county Cork.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castle Harrison Castleharrison Ballyhay Kilmallock Springfort 188 Orrery and Kilmore Cork OSI Ref: R552 196
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Harrison Papers. Indenture concerning the acquisition of lands at Ballycoskery, Co. Cork, by S. H. Harrison, estimate by the Land Commission of the value of his estates and agreement by him to purchase lands at Bantry from S. N. Hutchins and others, together with proceedings in Chancery against De Courcy O'Grady by a number of People in respect of debts and lands in Co. Limerick, 1852 - 1907. MS 8463; National Library of Ireland
  • Maps of the estate of the Harrisons of Castleharrison, 18th & 19th centuries. 15 B. 22 (36-40); National Library of Ireland
  • Four account books of S. H. Harrison of Castle Harrison, 19th c. ; University College Cork, Boole Library Archives
  • Deeds relating to the lands and affairs of the Harrison family of Castle-harrison, Co. Cork, including the will of Henry Harrison, 1765, three deeds dated 1640 and 1697 and the remainder 18th - 19th c. D 6982-7073 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Leases by Henry Harrison, Castleharrison, Ballyhay, Co. Cork, of lands mainly at Ardnageehy, Ballyrydeen, Rathgoggin; lessees include John Barry, Garrett FitzGerald, Thomas Rice; 1765-99. D. 26,388-399 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association survey files, Parish of Ballyhea; Cork County Library

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Modern printed sources