Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Newenham (Coolmore)

The Newenhams were settled in county Cork since the mid seventeenth century when John Newenham served as High Sherriff of the City. In 1698 Alderman John Newenham bought Loghanemore and other lands from Henry Earl of Romney, formerly part of the estate of Ignatius Gould, attainted. John Newenham bought Coolmore from the Hodder family. Rev. Edward Henry Newenham of Coolmore, Carrigaline, owned over 2700 acres in county Cork in the 1870s. He was among the principal lessors in the parishes of Carrigaline and Killanully, barony of Kerrycurrihy and St Nicholas and St Finbarrs, barony of Cork, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. In April 1857 his fee farm rents on 1,450 acres in the barony of Cork were advertised for sale. The purchasers of the lots that were sold included Messers. Nolan and Daunt. In May 1860 his fee farm rents on over 2,700 acres in the baronies of Barrymore, Duhallow and Cork were advertised for sale. George Newenham held land in the parish of Caherlag, barony of Barrymore. At the same time an estate in the parishes of Croom, Killeenoghty and Monasteranenagh, barony of Pubblebrien, county Limerick, was held by - Newingham. In the 1870s William Henry Newenham of Monkstown, county Dublin, owned 1,591 acres in county Limerick. Henry W. Newenham held land in the parishes of Ballyspillane and Inchinabacky, barony of Barrymore, county Cork. His estate amounted to 307 acres in the 1870s.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Coolmore Coolmore Carrigaline Cork Carrigaline Kerrycurrihy Cork OSI Ref: W764623
OS Sheet: 87, 99
Discovery map: 87
Killanully Killanully Killanully Cork Carrigaline 75 Kerrycurrihy Cork OSI Ref: W689638
OS Sheet: 86
Discovery map: 87
Stumphill Stumphill Inchinabacky Middleton Middleton Rural 268 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W925 746
OS Sheet: 77
Discovery map: 81
Corbally Corbally North Ballydeloher Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W747 750
OS Sheet: 64
Discovery map: 80
Lehenagh Lehenaghmore St Finbars Cork Lehenagh 99 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W661 688
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 87
Lehenagh House Lehenaghmore St Finbars Cork Lehenagh 99 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W663 681
OS Sheet: 86
Discovery map: 87

Archival sources

  • Rental of Rev. Thomas Newenham in respect of his estate at Coolmore, Co. Cork, 1845 - 1847. Ms. 5100; National Library of Ireland
  • Wages and household accounts of Thomas Newenham, having an estate at Coolmore, Co. Cork, 1754 - 1763. Ms. 5098 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Farm account book of William Henry Worth Newenham, having an estate at Coolmore, Co. Cork, 1819 - 1829. Ms. 5099 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Volume of 9 estate maps of lands in the Barony of Pubblebrien, property of W.H.W. Newenham, by William E Corbett, 1861. LM1989.0211 ; Limerick City Museum
  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Newenham, 17 Apr 1857, Vol 44 (52), MRGS 39/021, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Newenham, 24 May 1860, Vol 59 (25), MRGS 39/029, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Solicitors & Estate Collections. Newenham of Coolmore papers, 1806-1900. Also 10 items of correspondence, 1806-1847. U077; Cork City and County Archives
  • Lease from George Evans to Richard Newnham of the lands of Ballinloskie and Rahbrannagh, Barony of Cosma, Co. Limerick, Nov. 28, 1659. D 8763 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Bargain & sale by Edward W. Hoare & Henry W. Newenham, Cork & others to Marquess of Thomond, Rostellan, of the Charlotte of Cork, consideration £300 to each, 10 May 1832. 999/580/1/4; National Archives of Ireland
  • Newenham Estate Papers, Additional Material, legal documents, correspondence, farm accounts, rentals & other papers, 18th-20th centuries. U078; Cork City and County Archives
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey files, Parish of Monkstown; Cork County Library

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Modern printed sources