Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Condon/Condron/Conron

In the 18th century this family was located at Walshestown, parish of Churchtown, barony of Orrery and Kilmore, county Cork. see http://www.churchtown.net/Webpages/history/H-walshtown.htm. In 1716 Thomas Gibbings of Gibbing's Grove married Anne, daughter of Robert Conron of Walshtown. In the mid 19th century Hatton Condran held land in the parishes of Templeusque, barony of Barrymore and St Annes Shandon, barony of Cork, county Cork. In the 1870s Hatton R. Condon of Grange, Doughlas, Robert and Robert H. Condon of Cork owned 131, 122 and 316 acres respectively in county Cork. Con Foley writing for the ''Douglas Weekly - The Voice of Douglas on the Net'' on 21 June 2001 gives a short account of the Conron family, stating that Hatton Conron of Mary Street, Cork, was given a lease for 900 years of lands at Grange in 1773. Hatton Conron married Anastasia, daughter of Edmond Ronayne of Rochestown. They had three sons, Christopher, Hatton and Robert. Christopher died unmarried in 1794. Foley writes that Hatton inherited Grange and held fee simple estates consisting of lands at Ballincollig, Killalohy, and Kilpatrick, property in Barrack Street, and Cove Street, and leasehold interest in the lands of Clankittane and Scarteen, county Cork and Robert had a drapery business in the city. see http://homepage.eircom.net/~douglasweekly/notice425.html Hatton Conron married Eleanor Barry of Leamlara, county Cork. In June 1858 the estate of Hatton Ronayne Conron, over 250 acres at Ballincollig, was advertised for sale.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Walshestown Walshestown Churchtown Mallow Churchtown 238 Orrery and Kilmore Cork OSI Ref: R523 132
OS Sheet: 16
Discovery map: 73
Grange Grange St Finbars Cork Douglas 98 Cork Cork OSI Ref: W689 688
OS Sheet: 86
Discovery map: 87

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Conron, 29 June 1858, Vol 52 (51), MRGS 39/025, (microfilm copy in NUIG) ; National Archives of Ireland

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