Landed Estates
NUI Galway


A family from Somerset who settled in Youghal, county Cork in the mid 17th century. In 1700 Samuel Hayman married Elizabeth daughter and co heiress of Richard de Paradis of a Huguenot family. They had a large family. John Haymean succeeded his father in 1722 and was succeeded by his brother the Reverend Atkin Hayman in 1770. The Reverend Hayman married his cousin Elizabeth Atkin of Leadington in 1742. Their great grandson Matthew Hayman of South Abbey, Youghal, held land in the parishes of Youghal and Clonpriest at the time of Griffith's Valuation. In the 1870s Matthew Hayman of Kilcoolishel, Glanmire, owned 306 acres in county Cork.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Myrtle Grove Youghal-Lands Youghal Youghal Youghal Urban 340 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: X102 782
OS Sheet: 67
Discovery map: 81

Archival sources

  • Hooper Mss. 71 deeds re the property of the Hayman family, mainly in the vicinity of Youghal, Co Cork, 1591, 1596, 17th-19th centuries. D 13,351-13,422; National Library of Ireland
  • Correspondence of members of the Hayman family of Youghal, 1812-1843, including business papers relating to shipping between Youghal & Liverpool, 1799-1810. MS 10,170 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Detailed abstracts of wills of Hayman of Dublin, Youghal & Polmore & Clonpriest, Co. Cork, 1710 -- 1724. GO Ms.139, pp.116-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Original correspondence from Rev. Samuel Hayman of South Abbey, Youghal, to J. N. C. Atkins Davis, MD. RA., Genealogist, re Parker of Lansdown, Hydes of Castle Hyde and Killarney, written 1845 -- 1869. Ms.802, p.14 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Hayman, (Mount Pleasant), 6 Mar 1863, Vol 67 (52), MRGS 39/034, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources