Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Lucas/Corban Lucas (Rathealy & Ballynacarriga)

The Lucas family were settled at Youghal, county Cork, in the mid 17th century. In 1714 John Lucas, an Alderman of Youghal, married Elizabeth, daughter of Arthur Hyde of Castle Hyde. For three generations the head of the family was named Arthur Hyde Lucas. In 1806 the second Arthur Hyde Lucas married Frances Adams of Cregg, Fermoy and had three sons, Arthur H., John [who married Mary Corban of Kilworth and had a son, Arthur John Lucas] and Henry. John and Arthur Lucas held land in the parish of Dunmahon, barony of Fermoy, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. Colonel Arthur Hyde Lucas of Rathealy owned 434 acres in county Cork in the 1870s, while Arthur John Lucas owned 705 acres and the Lucas minors with an address at the Estates Agency Office, Fermoy, owned 491 acres.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Maryville Maryville Kilworth Fermoy Kilworth 146 Condons & Clangibbon Cork OSI Ref: R825 022
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 74
Rath-healy Rath-healy Clondulane Fermoy Fermoy Rural 140 Condons & Clangibbon Cork OSI Ref: W822 990
OS Sheet: 35
Discovery map: 81
Ballynacarriga Ballynacarriga Kilcrumper Fermoy Kilworth 146 Condons & Clangibbon Cork OSI Ref: R817 024
OS Sheet: 27
Discovery map: 74

Archival sources

  • Copy of royal licence to Arthur John Lucas of Ballinacarriga, Co. Cork, to take the name Corban in addition to and before that of Lucas Aug. 2, 1877. Genealogical Office: Ms.153, pp.263-8 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association survey files, Parish of Kilworth; Cork County Library

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources