Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Harnett (Macroom)


Name Description
Radley Griffith's Valuation records the representatives of R.B. Radley holding land in the parish of Aghabulloge, barony of East Muskerry, county Cork. In April 1853 the lands of Ughtiherrymore and Ughtiherrybeg, barony of East Muskerry, the estate of Richard Henry Radley were advertised for sale. Further lands belonging to Richard H. Radley at Upper and Lower Knockrour, barony of East Muskerry were offered for sale in October 1858. These lands were bought from the Court by Robert Harnett in 1859 and were advertised for sale again by Richard Harnett in 1876. The estate of John Barry of Knockrour, 102 acres at Oughtihery, barony of East Muskerry, was advertised for sale in November 1859. An Australian great granddaughter of Richard H. Radley has put together an extensive family history of the Radley family and many related families which can be accessed at The Radleys came to Ireland from Somerset
Harnett (Macroom) In the 1870s the representatives of Mrs Mary Harnett of Hanover Hall, Macroom, county Cork, owned 2,382 acres in county Cork. The sale rental of the lands of Upper and Lower Knockrour, barony of East Muskerry, the estate of Richard Harnett, in April 1876 record the purchase of these lands by Robert Harnett from the Landed Estates' Court in 1859. Robert Sykes of Glanmire purchased them at the 1876 sale. They were previously part of the Radley estate. Cork city premises belonging to Richard Harnett were for sale in November 1879.