Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Greer

In November 1853 Alfred Greer, fourth son of Thomas Greer of Rhone Hill, county Tyrone, married Margaret, daughter of John Bowen Colthurst of Dripsey Castle, county Cork. Greer appears to have bought some of the Dripsey Castle estate of his brother in law which was first advertised for sale in October 1851. In the 1870s he is recorded as the owner of 930 acres in the county and his wife as the owner of 53 acres. Their daughter Georgina De Bellasis married Robert Walter Travers Bowen of Oakgrove in 1878 and took the additional name of Colthurst following the death of her uncle Joseph Colthurst in 1882 and in compliance with the provisions of his will.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Dripsey Castle Carrignamuck Magourney Macroom Magourney 217 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W481 752
OS Sheet: 72
Discovery map: 80
Dripsey Lodge Agharinagh inniscarra Cork Dripsey East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W505736
OS Sheet: 72
Discovery map: 80