Landed Estates
NUI Galway


Alexander Glasgow was a merchant from Lanarkshire in Scotland, who bought the Oldcourt estate, county Cork, from the Goolds in 1852. Griffith's Valuation records Alexander Glasgow holding land in the parish of Carrigaline, barony and county of Cork. In 1826 Alexander Glasgow married Ellen Smith and they had three children, John, William and Jessy who married Edward Eyre Newenham of Maryborough in 1853. In the 1870s William James Glasgow owned 1,599 acres in county Cork. Mary Lyons records the purchase by Alexander Glasgow of Kilmanahan Castle, county Waterford, in 1852 for £9,400 but shortly afterwards he sold the property on to the Earl of Donoughmore.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Oldcourt Oldcourt Carrigaline Cork Douglas 98 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W733 679
OS Sheet: 87
Discovery map: 87
Kilmanahan Castle Kilmanahan Kilronan Clonmel Kilmacomma 15 Glenahiry Waterford OSI Ref: S142192
OS Sheet: 1
Discovery map: 74