Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Jefferyes

Major James St. John Jefferyes/Jeffreys (1734-1796) was the son of James Jefferyes and Louisa Colman. He married twice. By his second wife Arabella, daughter of John FitzGibbon, he had an only son George Charles Jeffereys. George C. Jefferyes married Anne La Touche and left an only son, St John George Jefferyes, who married Harriet Taylor. They had a son also named St John G. Jefferyes and a daughter Louisa who married in 1846 Sir George C. Colthurst, 5th Baronet. The Colthursts succeeded to the Jefferyes estate. The Jefferyes estate was mainly located in the parish of Garrycloyne, but also in the parishes of Carrigrohanebeg and Matehy, barony of East Muskerry and Currykippane, barony of Cork, county Cork.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
St Anne's Hill Kilnamucky Matehy Cork Blarney 72 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W588 756
OS Sheet: 62
Discovery map: 80
Blarney Castle Blarney Demesne Garrycloyne Cork Blarney 72 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W607 753
OS Sheet: 62
Discovery map: 80
Bawnnafinny Bawnnafinny Garrycloyne Cork Blarney 72 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W596 747
OS Sheet: 73
Discovery map: 80
Turret Farm House Ballygrohan Currykippane Cork St Marys 97 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W611 746
OS Sheet: 73
Discovery map: 80
Leemount Coolymurraghue Currykippane Cork St Marys 97 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W609 722
OS Sheet: 73
Discovery map: 80
Rosanna Coolymurraghue Currykippane Cork St Mary's 97 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W618 725
OS Sheet: 73
Discovery map: 80

Archival sources

  • Colthurst of Blarney estate papers, including deeds, rentals, correspondence, maps & plans, photographs & other material relating to Colthurst, Morris, Oliver, Jefferyes & other families. 1602-1960s. U196 & 196A ; Cork City and County Archives

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources