Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Wright (Co Cork)

In 1666 Willliam Wright was granted 839 acres in the barony of East Carbery, county Cork. The estate expanded over time but over 1400 acres was offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court in February 1860. This sale included lands in the baronies of West Muskerry and West Carbery as well as Lurriga Mill. Over 700 acres, the property of Samuel Digby Wright and Henry Wilson Wright (deceased) as well as interest in Lurriga Mill, were offered for sale in the Court in October 1874. In the 1870s Digby Wright of Bandon owned 715 acres, Henry Wright of Cashefane, Durrus, and Thomas R. Wright of Clonakilty owned 1,257 acres in county Cork. The representatives of Rev. Richard Wright held over 800 acres in county Cork in the 1870s.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Lurriga House Lurriga Abbeystrowry Skibbereen Skibbereen Rural 309 West Carbury (East) Cork OSI Ref: W125348
OS Sheet: 141
Discovery map: 89
Lurriga Mill Lurriga Abbeystrowry Skibbereen Skibbereen Rural 309 West Carbury (East) Cork OSI Ref: W125349
OS Sheet: 141
Discovery map: 89
Beaumont Reengarrigeen Kilmaloda Clonakilty Kilmaloda East 61 East Carbery (East) Cork OSI Ref: W421464
OS Sheet: 122
Discovery map: 86
Woodlands (Dunmanway) Coorycullane Fanlobbus Dunmanway Dunmanway 124 East Carbery (West) Cork OSI Ref: W227533
OS Sheet: 107
Discovery map: 85
Adrigole House Adrigole Kilcaskan Castletown Adrigole 37 Bear Cork OSI Ref: V808505
OS Sheet: 116
Discovery map: 84

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Wright, 3 February 1860, Vol 58, MRGS 39/029, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Wright, 14 October 1874, Vol 116, MRGS 39/053, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey Files, Parish of Adrigole. ; Cork County Library

Contemporary printed sources