Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hoare (Factory Hill)

This family descend from Robert Hoare, fourth son of Edward Hoare of Dunkettle, county Cork, a banker and merchant in Cork city, who purchased estates in both counties Cork and Limerick in the late 17th century. Robert Hoare married Jane Newenham of Coolmore and had a son Robert Hoare of Factory Hill. Robert's grandson Edward Hoare of Factory Hill married in 1806 Sophia, daughter and co heiress of Robert Barry, Member of Parliament for Charleville and the third son of Sir Edward Barry 1st Baronet. Their third son was William Barry Hoare (1810-1884). He held an estate in the parish of Inchigeelagh, barony of West Muskerry and also land in the parishes of Kilmurry, barony of East Muskerry and Caherlag, barony of Barrymore at the time of Griffith's Valuation. In the 1870s William Barry Hoare of Passage West, Cork owned 2,815 acres in county Cork.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Glyntown House Ballinglanna Caherlag Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W731 748
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80
Ballinglanna Ballinglanna Caherlag Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W735 740
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80
Kilcoolishal Kilcoolishal Caherlag Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W745 727
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80
Factory Hill Kilcoolishal Caherlag Cork Caherlag 107 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W739 729
OS Sheet: 75
Discovery map: 80

Archival sources

  • Will of William Barry Hoare, Moneens House, Co Cork, 1884. 999/575/142; National Archives of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Hoare of Dunkettle, Co. Cork, 1667 -- c.1800. GO Ms.141, p.7 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Detailed abstracts of wills of Hoare of Coolfadda and of Factory Hill, Co. Cork and of Dublin, and of Ballyrobert, Co. Kerry, 1724 -- 1799. GO Ms.141, pp.8-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), O’Connor, (part of Factory Hill), 27 May 1864, Vol 72 (77), MRGS 39/036, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources