Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Cramer (Kinsale)

A family of German extract who came to Ireland in the reign of James I. Originally settled in county Kilkenny but moved to county Cork in the early 18th century. Marmaduke Cramer was the owner of over 1400 acres in county Cork in the 1870s. He was among the principal lessors in the parish of Ringcurran at the time of Griffith's Valuation.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Rathmore House (Kinsale) Rathmore Ringcurran Kinsale Kinsale Rural 207 Kinsale Cork OSI Ref: W678495
OS Sheet: 125
Discovery map: 87
Ballindinis Ballindinis Mogeely Middleton Ightermurragh 262 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: W982745
OS Sheet: 77
Discovery map: 81
Ballylanigan (Cramer) Ballylanigan (Cramer) Kilvemnon Callan Kilvemnon 25 Slievardagh Tipperary OSI Ref: S351 381
OS Sheet: 63
Discovery map: 67

Archival sources

  • Bargain and sale for ever by Marmaduke Cramer, Rathmore, Co. Cork to Theophilus Bolton, Dublin City of specified lands in King’s Co and Co. Tipperary, 8 Oct. 1803. 99/56/10/3/9 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Detailed abstracts of wills of Cramer of Rathmore, Co. Cork, of town of Newry, and of City of Dublin, 1739 - 1817. GO Ms.139, pp.230-1 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Wages book, mainly for servants, of Coghill Cramer, 1779-91. Tisdall Papers Microfilm P4692 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Bourke Presentation (1934), includes patent granting fairs & markets at Ballengarrydown, Co Limerick to John James Marmaduke Coghill Cramer, 1771. C688; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources