Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hewitt (County Cork)

A family established at Clancoole, Bandon, county Cork, from the late 17th century. Thomas Hewitt was among the principal lessors in the parishes of Liscleary, barony of Kerrycurrihy and Ballymodan, barony of Kinalmeaky, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. In the 1870s he was the owner of over 1500 acres in county Cork. In the mid 19th century Thomas H. Hewitt held land in the parish of Ballclogh, barony of Orrery and Kilmore and in the parish of Carrigtohill, barony of Barrymore. 58 acres at Inch, barony of Imokilly, the estate of Thomas Henry Hewitt was advertised for sale in July 1880.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballea Mill Ballea Liscleary Kinsale Liscleary 201 Kerrycurrihy Cork OSI Ref: W697636
OS Sheet: 86, 98
Discovery map: 87
Ballea A Ballea Liscleary Kinsale Liscleary 201 Kerrycurrihy Cork OSI Ref: W690626
OS Sheet: 86
Discovery map: 87
Clancool House Clancoolmore Ballymodan Bandon Ballymodan 1 Kinalmeaky Cork OSI Ref: W486541
OS Sheet: 110
Discovery map: 86

Archival sources

  • Land Judges’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Hewitt, (Inch, barony of Imokilly), 2 July 1880, Vol 139 (28), MRGS 39/062, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Land Judges’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Upington, (Croughta, barony of Orrery & Kilmore, leased from Coote & Hewitt), 25 July 1880, Vol 139 (25), MRGS 39/062, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Hewitt Estate Bandon, 2 rentals & 10 account books, 1768-1866. U204; Cork City and County Archives
  • Detailed abstracts of wills of Hewit and Hewitt of Dublin and Cork, 1666 -- 1808. Genealogical Office: Ms.142, pp.15-8 & 22 ; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources