Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Lindsey/Lindsay (Peake)

This family were established in the Macroom area of county Cork by the mid 18th century. They were connected by marriage to such local families as Radley, Pyne, Crooke, Cross and Woodley. Thomas Lindsey of Monallig, parish of Cannaway, barony of East Muskerry, married Mary Brown of Coolcrower and one of their sons Henry married in 1786 Alice Crooke of Aghavrin. This couple settled at Peake and Catherine Lindsay who was the occupier of Peake at the time of Griffith's Valuation appears to be their granddaughter. At the time of Griffith's Valuation another Henry Lindsey held land in the parish of Magourney, barony of East Muskerry. In the 1870s Mary B. Lindsay of Peake owned 618 acres in county Cork while Henry Lindsey of Cork owned 465 acres and other family members owned smaller acreages. The estate of Henry John Philpott Lindsay at Meeshall, Deeshart and Tullig amounting to 374 acres in the barony of East Muskerry, was advertised for sale in November 1882 and July 1883. see http://www.radleysofcork.bigpondhosting.com/My_Homepage_Files/Page1.html

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Beechmount Deeshart Magourney Macroom Magourney 217 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W485 752
OS Sheet: 72
Discovery map: 80
Peake House Peake Aghabulloge Macroom Clonmoyle 214 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W456758
OS Sheet: 61
Discovery map: 80
Hayfield Meeshal Magourney Macroom Magourney 217 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W486 758
OS Sheet: 61
Discovery map: 80
Meeshal House Meeshal Magourney Macroom Magourney 217 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W485758
OS Sheet: 61
Discovery map: 80

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Lindsey, (Lindville, Janeville & Maryville, parts of Ballintemple, barony of Cork), 6 May 1856, Vol 39 (35), MRGS 39/018, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Land Judges’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Lindsay, 3 Nov 1882, Vol 144 (14) & 20 July 1883, Vol 145 (28), MRGS 39/063 & 39/064, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association files, Parish of Aghabulloge; Cork County Library

Contemporary printed sources