Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Leader (Ashgrove)

[Captain] Thomas Leonard Leader (1825-1891) bought the estate of Richard Ashe of Ashgrove, parish of Clondrohid, barony of West Muskerry, county Cork in the early 1850s. Griffith's Valuation records a Thomas Leader holding an estate in several parishes in the baronies of Duhallow, West and East Muskerry. He was the son of Thomas Leader of Springmount, Cork and his wife, Margaret Maria, daughter and co heiress of William Power of Cork. In 1845 he married Airlie Macdougall and had three sons and two daughters. His eldest son was Charles Reginald De Vere Leader who married Fanny Moore in 1871 and his youngest daughter married Robert Warren of Warrens Court, county Cork in 1872. By the 1870s Captain Thomas Leonard Leader of Ashgrove, Macroom, owned 3,709 acres in county Cork. In 1886 the Captain married as his second wife Jane Olipant Murray, a granddaugher of the 8th Baron Elibank


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ashgrove Dromonig Clondrohid Macroom Kilnamartery 223 West Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W292 727
OS Sheet: 70
Discovery map: 79