Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Swanzy

The Reverend Henry Swanzy was the eldest son of Henry Swanzy of Rockfield, county Monaghan. He was curate of Youghal in 1835 when he married Elizabeth Green of Nelson's Hill, Youghal. He was later appointed Canon of Subulter and rector of Kilshannig, county Cork. His eldest son the Reverend Henry Swanzy, rector of Castlemagner, county Cork, was a pioneering explorer in Canada with his cousin William Spotswood Green. In the 1870s the Reverend Henry Swanzy of Newberry owned 685 acres in county Cork.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Clyda Clyda Kilshannig Mallow Kilshannig 248 Duhallow Cork OSI Ref: W536 974
OS Sheet: 33
Discovery map: 80
Newberry House Newberry Kilshannig Mallow Kilshannig 248 Duhallow Cork OSI Ref: W515 968
OS Sheet: 32
Discovery map: 80

Archival sources

  • Miscellaneous pedigrees and genealogical notes extracted from Parish registers of Youghal and other sources. Includes data on families of Allin, Swanzy and Ball. Compiled by Rev. H. B. Swanzy. Also a list of High Sheriffs of Co. Meath 1714-1887 compiled by Rev. W. Reynell, c. 1905. Canon Leslie Collection, Ms. 2692 ; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources