This branch of the Coppinger family are descended from the third son of Thomas Coppinger of Ballyvolane. William Coppinger of 'Granacloyne' married Mary Gould of Cork in 1755. Their son, Stephen William Coppinger of Middleton, married his cousin, Johanna Coppinger of the Rossmore family. In the 1870s their grandson Thomas S. Coppinger of Midleton owned 507 acres in county Cork while [his uncle] William Coppinger of Midleton owned 420 acres. Premises in Cork city the estate of Mary Anne Coppinger deceased were advertised for sale in February 1861. The original leases were to Stephen Coppinger of Cork city. Thomas Power Coppinger offered lands in the barony of Decies-without-Drum, county Waterford for sale in November 1872. These were held on fee-farm grant since 1851.
- Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Coppinger, 28 Feb 1861, Vol 61 (27), MRGS 39/031, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland
- Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Coppinger, 5 November 1872, Vol 108, MRGS 39/050, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
Contemporary printed sources
- ''GRIFFITH'S VALUATION OF IRELAND'[Primary Valuation of Tenements]', 1850-1858. : Barrymore Barony, 163 (Garrancloyne)
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 120
- HUSSEY DE BURGH, U. H. ''The Landowners of Ireland. An alphabetical list of the owners of estates of 500 acres or £500 valuation and upwards in Ireland''. Dublin: Hodges, Foster and Figgis, 1878. [available online at www.askaboutireland.ie] : 99