In 1840 the Ordnance Survey Name Books mention Thomas Wise as a proprietor of townlands in the parish of Caher, county Tipperary. Charles William Wise of Rochestown, Cahir, county Tipperary, owned 322 acres in county Tipperary in the 1870s. His first wife was Penelope Saunders Smyth (see ''The Irish Law Times and Solicitors' Journal, Vol 3 1869). His third son, Major Francis Hubert Wise, was living at Rochestown in 1910.
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 172
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of Untenanted Lands in Rural Districts, Distinguishing Demesnes on Which There is a Mansion...'', HC 1906, c, 177: 286
- ORDNANCE SURVEY NAME BOOKS, County Tipperary: Vol.II, Parish of Caher, p.116. Vol.VII, Parish of Mortelstown, p.29-32.