Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Dring

The Dring family was established in county Cork from the late 17th century. They resided at Rockgrove until the mid 19th century and married members of the Lombard, Uniacke, Courtenay and Finch families. The Dring estate was in the parishes of Ballydeloher and Caherlag, barony of Barrymore and Mogeely, barony of Imokilly, county Cork. Simon Dring of Rockgrove, Glanmire, owned over a thousand acres in county Cork in the 1870s.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Blossomgrove Blossomgrove Ballydeloher Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W760 770
OS Sheet: 64
Discovery map: 80
Maryborough Ballinglanna Caherlag Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W745 742
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80
Rockgrove Ballyhennick Caherlag Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W756 732
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80
Glyntown House Ballinglanna Caherlag Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W731 748
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80
Aghadoe House (Killeagh) Aghadoe Killeagh Youghal Killeagh 337 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: X001 777
OS Sheet: 66
Discovery map: 81
Glengarra Kilcounty Dangandonovan Middleton Dangan 261 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: W981 807
OS Sheet: 66
Discovery map: 81

Archival sources

  • Detailed abstract of will of Robert Dring of Cork, 1758. GO MS 139, p.217 ; National Library of Ireland
  • "Photostat" copy of a survey of Blossom Grove in the barony of Barrymore, Co. Cork, the property of Simon Dring. By James Jardine. Two folio sheets, with description of the land, May, 1823. 15 B. 22 (45-48) ; National Library of Ireland
  • "Photostat" copy of a map of the lands of Brook Park and part of the lands of Killcorny, barony of Muskerry, Co. Cork, the estate of Robert Dring .15 B. 22 (49-50) ; National Library of Ireland
  • Deeds relating to Garraney-carney, Clondrohid, Co. Cork; including leases by Hollow Sword Blade Company to Wm. Lombard and by Sir Matthew Deane to James Lombard; sale by Lord Muskerry to Rev. Robert Dring in trust for Rev. Edmond Lombard; 1709 - 1816. D. 26,335-26,352 ; National Library of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources