Landed Estates
NUI Galway


Christopher Knight of Ballynoe, parish of Ballyhay, barony of Orrery and Kilmore, county Cork, died in 1728 leaving by his wife Ellen Gibbs a number of sons. The eldest son James Knight of Newtown (Ballynoe) married Elizabeth daughter of Joseph Gubbins of Maidstown, county Limerick. Their eldest son was Sir Christopher Knight of Brickfield and Ballyvodane, county Limerick and Newtown, county Cork who died without surviving sons. The Knight estate was inherited by the Sanders and Waggett families who were related through marriage. [The estate of Edward Ellis Knight at Ballinamought, North Liberties, Cork city, was advertised for sale in February 1852].


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Newtown Newtown Ballyhay Mitchelstown Ardskeagh 185 Fermoy Cork OSI Ref: R552 181
OS Sheet: 8
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Lawder & Knight, (Cork city), 6 Feb 1852, Vol 13 (41), MRGS 39/006, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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