Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Roche (Aghada)

The estate of James Joseph Roche at Aghada, barony of Barrymore, county Cork, came into the possession of John Roche, who left it to his nephew William Roche. Part of the lands of Aghada were advertised for sale in July 1853, the estate of James and William Roche, continued in the names of Mary and Eleanor Roche. This estate later came into the possession of the Thackwell family who were related to the Roche family of Trabolgan. In the 1870s Major Joseph Edward Lucas Thackwell of Aghada House, Whitegate, owned 873 acres in county Cork and 280 acres in county Waterford. See also "The Irish Jurist", Vol I Miscellaneous (1849), page 157, re the will of John Roche.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Aghada Aghada Aghada Middleton Corkbeg 257 Imokilly Cork OSI Ref: W851 654
OS Sheet: 84
Discovery map: 81

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (Burke), Roche, 20 July 1853, Vol 35; National Library of Ireland
  • Messrs. Sharpe Pritchard & Co., solicitors, file of documents re [Thackwell Roche estate] Normans Land estate (29a., field-names) near Old Rock, Dymock; Aghada estate, town and lands of Ballinhim (327a.) & town and lands of Ballymacandrick (348a.), in barony of Imokilly, Co Cork; farm called Conneragh alias Cherry Mount (247a.), town & lands of Bally Russell (148a.) & estate called Ballydasoona (31a.), in Templemichael, Co Waterford, 1877. D3415 ; Gloucestershire Archives

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