Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Baker/Cole Baker

At the time of Griffith's Valuation the Reverend George Cole Baker held land in the parishes of Cordangan and Templeneiry, barony of Clanwilliam, county Tipperary. His son also named George Cole Baker, who was living at Ballydavid at this time, was murdered in December 1868. In the 1870s the Reverend George Baker of Ballydavid, Bansha, is recorded as the owner of 1,686 acres in county Tipperary.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballydavid Ballydavid Templeneiry Tipperary Templeneiry 149 Clanwilliam Tipperary OSI Ref: R966 301
OS Sheet: 74
Discovery map: 66
Ballymurreen Ballymurreen Ballymurreen Thurles Littleton 131 Eliogarty Tipperary OSI Ref: S171535
OS Sheet: 48
Discovery map: 60

Archival sources

  • Cole Baker Papers, 2 documents comprising 'Tales of a Grandmother', an account of the Cole-Baker and Liddell families of Ballydavid, Co. Tipperary, and Lurgan, Co. Down, compiled by Georgina R. Galbraith, nee Cole-Baker, in 1958; chronicle of the Baker family, Co. Tipperary, compiled by Sir A.F. Baker, in 1922. 1922-1958. T/2848; Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitor's collection, includes deeds, wills and other papers, including maps of the lands of the Baker family in Ballydavid, Co. Tipperary. Small Accs. Index 105, D. 20,832-43, 20,849, 20,899; M. 3654-66; T. 11,610-11 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Records of the Cahir Estate Company, including records of estates of the Earl of Glengall, (later Charteris, later Cahir estate), R. P. Maxwell, Solomon Watson, Sidney Murdoch, and Mrs. Norah Cole Baker, in Co. Tipperary, 1826-1966. Ref No 976 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitor's collection, includes birth, marriage & medical certificate re Dr George Cole Baker, born 25 Feb 1861. Small Accs. Index 105, M.3737(1-19); National Archives of Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources