Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Evans (Carker)


Estate(s)

Name Description
Evans (Carker) The Evans family first settled in county Limerick but through marriage with Bridget Green of Carker, parish of Doneraile, county Cork, they inherited that property. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Nicholas and Ralph Evans held at least eight townlands in the parish of Doneraile. Ralph was the eldest son of Nicholas Green Evans and Anne, daughter of Ralph Westropp of Attyflin, county Limerick. In 1818 he married his cousin, Henrietta Louisa Westropp, and died in 1864. In the 1870s his son, John Westropp Evans, owned 2,392 acres in county Cork.
Gore (Derryluskan) The Gores of Derryluskan, county Tipperary, were a junior branch of the Gore family of Tyredagh Castle and Derrymore, county Clare. The Reverend Francis Gore married as his third wife Ellinor daughter of Colonel Kingsmill Pennefather of New Park, county Tipperary. Their son George married in 1774 Catherine daughter and co heiress of Lawrence Clutterbuck of Derryluskan. The Gores held an estate in the parish of Rathcool, barony of Middlethird, county Tipperary at the time of Griffith's Valuation. All the children of George and Catherine died without heirs. Their youngest daughter Miss Catherine Gore of London is recorded in the 1870s as owning 918 acres in county Tipperary. Following Catherine death in 1875 (aged 100) the estate was inherited by a cousin Georgina Katherine, daughter of Nathaniel Evans of Oldtown, county Cork. In 1828 Georgina married Charles Vernon and in 1876 assumed the additional name and arms of Gore.