Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Humphreys (Broomfield)

In the 1870s William Humphreys of Broomfield owned 93 acres, Daniel Humphreys of Deerpark, Midleton owned 145 acres and Dr Humphries of Kinsale owned 438 acres in county Cork. In November 1884 The estate of William Daniel, Windsor and Charles Henry Humphreys and William James Roe and Anne Catherine Roe at East Ballyspillane, barony of Barrymore, was advertised for sale. It was held by fee farm grant dated 1858 the Reverend Edward Henry Newenham to William Humphreys and Jane Kenah. The sale was adjourned due to lack of bidding.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Carrigacunna Castle Carrigacunna Monanimy Mallow Monanimy 254 Fermoy Cork OSI Ref: R650 001
OS Sheet: 34
Discovery map: 73
Broomfield Broomfield East Middleton Middleton Middleton Rural 268 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: W888 750
OS Sheet: 65
Discovery map: 81
Loughatalia Loughatalia Middleton Middleton Cloyne 265 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: W880 703
OS Sheet: 76
Discovery map: 81

Archival sources

  • Land Judges’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Humphreys, Roe, 14 Nov 1884, Vol 147 (52), MRGS 39/065, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to major Robert Hugh Beresford Humphreys of Carrigacunna Castle, Co. Cork. who married Mary Eleanor, only child of Albert Charles Gray by Ellen Margaret, daughter of the Rev. William John Coney Oct. 18, 1938. GO Ms.111f, fol.141 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey, Parish of Killavullen; Cork County Library

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources