Landed Estates
NUI Galway


A Hugenot family who were settled in Youghal, county Cork, by the 1680s. William Causabon married Sarah daughter of Arthur Hyde, Member of Parliament, and bought some of the forfeited estate of Pierce Nagle in the barony of Fermoy in 1703. His son William of Carrig, near Mallow, was High Sheriff of Cork in 1723 and Member of Parliament for Doneraile 1715-1727. He married Arabella daughter of Sir John Rogerson and they also had a son William. The Causabon name also appears in the Purdon and Frend genealogies.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Carrig Park Carrig Demesne Carrigleamleary Mallow Carrig 249 Fermoy Cork OSI Ref: R616 000
OS Sheet: 33
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Letter of May, 1846 from O'Callaghan Fisher, Genealogist, with details of Newman, Purcell of Kanturk, Causabon of Gettingrove, c.1700 c.1800. GO MS 820 (14); National Library of Ireland

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