Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Collis/Cooke Collis

The Collis estate was in the parishes of Clondulane and Leitrim, barony of Condons and Clangibbon, county Cork. The Reverend G. Atkins Collis also held land in the parish of Ballyhooly, barony of Fermoy. In the 1870s the Reverend Dr Maurice Atkin Cooke Collis of Queenstown owned 5,177 acres in county Cork and 664 acres in county Tipperary. Reports of the sale of the estate of John Butler in the barony of Upper Ormond, county Tipperary, in April 1866 indicate that the purchaser was Robert G. Collis. Edward S. Collis owned 671 acres in county Cork.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Hollyhill House Hollyhill Tisaxon Kinsale Kinsale Rural 207 Kinsale Cork OSI Ref: W586511.
OS Sheet: 111
Discovery map: 87
Knockatrasnane Knockatrasnane Leitrim Fermoy Castlecooke 142 Condons & Clangibbon Cork OSI Ref: R888 027
OS Sheet: 28
Discovery map: 74
Castle Cooke Castlecooke Macroney Fermoy Castlecooke 142 Condons & Clangibbon Cork OSI Ref: R876 036
OS Sheet: 28
Discovery map: 74

Archival sources

  • Pedigree of Collis family of County Cork (Leader Collection); Irish Genealogical Research Society Library
  • Copy of confirmation of the arms of Collis to the descendants of William Collis of Lisdoge, Co. Kerry and to his descendant, Col. William Cooke Collis of Castle Cooke, Co. Cork May 4, 1903. GO Ms.111, pp.138-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to the descendants of the Rev. William Collis and Martha, his wife, daughter of Thomas Cooke of Castle Cooke, Co. Cork, and to his great great grandson, Col. William Cooke Collis of Castle Cooke May 4, 1903. GO Ms.111, pp.138-9; National Library of Ireland
  • Grant of arms to Sarah Beck of Creg, Fermoy, Co. Cork, widow of Capt. Richard Edward Beck of Derwyn, Co. Monmouth, and daughter of William Cooke Collis of Castle Cooke, Co. Cork, by Sarah, his wife, daughter of John Hyde of Castle Hyde, on her assuming under Royal Licence the name and arms of Hyde, Dec. 22, 1888. GO Ms. 110, pp. 107-8; National Library of Ireland
  • Account of the state of affairs in and about Headford, Co. Galway by R. St. G. Mansergh St. George, c. 1790, with a note by Sir B. Boothby, Copy of a letter concerning the murder of Mansergh St. George by Rev. Collis of Castle Cooke, Co. Cork Feb., 1798. Ms. 1749 (I. 6. 24) ; Trinity College Dublin
  • Thomas Lalor Cooke Papers, 18th & 19th centuries, include correspondence & detailed accounts of the genealogy of the Lalor, Cooke & associated families. Ms 24,569-24,580 & Ms 25,296-25,298; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources