Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Hutchins


Estate(s)

Name Description
Hutchins Richard Hutchins of Blackrock, near Bantry, county Cork, was appointed a Poll Tax Commissioner by William III. In 1759 his great grandson, Thomas Hutchins, married Elinor, daughter of Arthur Hutchins of Cregane Castle, county Limerick, and they had 21 children. Their descendants were residing at Ardnagashel, near Bantry, by the beginning of the 19th century. At the time of Griffith's Valuation their grandson Samuel Hutchins held townlands in the parishes of Caheragh, barony of West Carbery (West), Kilnamanagh, barony of Bear, Kilmocomoge, barony of Bantry, Rathgoggan, barony of Orrery and Kilmore, Ballyvourney, barony of West Muskerry, Grenagh, barony of Barretts and Ballyhay, barony of Fermoy. In May 1857 lands held by Samuel Hutchins at Donemark and Dromedaniel (546 acres), barony of Bantry, county Cork and at Cregane (972 acres), barony of Coshma, county Limerick, were advertised for sale. The Hutchins estate, amounting to 4,905 acres held in fee in the baronies of Barretts, West Muskerry, Orrery and Kilmore, Fermoy, West Carbery (East), was advertised for sale in June 1871. Emmanuel Hutchins was the owner of over 7500 acres in county Cork and some property in county Westmeath in the 1870s. In November 1887, Arthur and Elizabeth Hutchins offered property at Ballylickey, Bantry, county Cork and in Dublin city for sale in the Land Judges' Court. Two lots of this were sold to Mary Anne Murphy in June 1888. The interest in other property owned by Arthur Hutchins was sold in July of that year. The purchasers included Samuel Hutchins of Charleville, a Mr. Hutchins of Dublin and H. Payne of Beechmount, Upton, county Cork. In 1906 Emmanuel's brother Samuel Hutchins still owned over 500 acres of untenanted land in the parish of Kilnamangh, barony of Bear. Members of the Hutchins family were still residing in the Bantry area in the mid 20th century.