Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Sherlock (Cork)

At the time of Griffith's Valuation members of the Sherlock family owned land in the parishes of Ballintemple and Dangandonovan, barony of Imokilly, Dunmahon, barony of Fermoy and Kilquane, barony of Barrymore, county Cork. In February 1863 the estate of Thomas Sherlock and his wife Elizabeth Anne at Ballinvoskig, barony of Cork, was advertised for sale. In November 1864 the trustees of the will of Wright Sherlock, deceased, advertised for sale moieties of the lands of Coolqurisk, barony of Barrymore and lands in the barony of Decies within Drum, county Waterford. In the 1870s George K. Sherlock of Bandon owned 769 acres in county Cork, while William R. Sherlock and Wright Sherlock, both of Blackrock, Cork owned 300 and 284 acres respectively. Lands in the barony of Imokilly leased by Wright Sherlock to Thomas Gaggin in 1840 and to Thomas Anthony in 1857 were advertised for sale in June 1876.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Woodville Ballyhoura Imphrick Mallow Imprick 239 Fermoy Cork OSI Ref: R555 139
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 73
Araglin Cottage Billeragh East Macroney Fermoy Gortnaskeky 145 Condons & Clangibbon Cork OSI Ref: R904 053
OS Sheet: 28
Discovery map: 74

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Sherlock, Bernard & Sherlock, 29 Nov 1864, Vol 74 (68), MRGS 39/037, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Sherlock, 5 Feb 1863, Vol 67 (28), MRGS 39/034, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Papers relating to property of John Sherlock at Ballyrobbin, Co. Cork. M. 5784 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Smyth of Rathcoursey, two copy documents re the lands of Ballinrostig & Barrada, barony of Imokilly, leased by the Smyths to the Sherlocks, 1749, 1860. 99/56 2 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Anthony, (Ballinrostig & Barada), 27 June 1876, Vol 124 (25), MRGS 39/056, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to the descendants of Wright Sherlock and to his grandson, Lt. Col. Wright Sherlock, eldest son of George Sherlock all of Barradaw, Co. Cork, which George was also of Loskerin in Co. Waterford and was married to Elizabeth Mary, daughter of Thomas Perrott of Upland, Fermoy, Oct. 1, 1890. Genealogical Office: Ms. 110, pp. 125-6 ; National Library of Ireland

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Modern printed sources