Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Perry (Woodrooff)


Name Description
Perry (Woodrooff) The Perrys were established at Woodrooff, Clonmel, county Tipperary, from the beginning of the 18th century. In 1703 John Perry of Woodruffe bought part of the estate of King James II in the barony of Iffa and Offa. Samuel Perry married Phoebe Norcott and had two sons, William, who inherited Woodrooff from his uncle John Perry, and Richard, a merchant in Cork. William's eldest son, Samuel Perry, married the Honourable Deborah Prittie, second daughter of the 1st Baron Dunalley. At the time of Griffith's Valuation the Perry estate was located in the parishes of Derrygrath, Newcastle, Rochestown, barony of Iffa and Offa West and Inishlounaght, Kilsheelan, Newchapel and St Mary's Clonmel, barony of Iffa and Offa East, county Tipperary and included large mountaineous areas. In the 1870s Samuel Perry of Woodrooffe owned 2,768 acres and William Perry of Newcastle owned 5,583 acres in county Tipperary. see
Perry (Cork & Waterford) Col. Robert D. Perry was the owner of over 1100 acres in county Waterford as well as over 300 acres in county Cork in the 1870s. He was among the principal lessors in the parish of Kilwatermoy, barony of Coshmore and Coshbride, at the time of Griffith's Valuation. This branch of the Perry family probably descend from Richard Perry a merchant of Cork and a younger brother of William Perry of county Tipperary. Richard married twice and had sons named Samuel, Adam, Richard, William and Charles. The representatives of Adam Perry held land in the parishes of Derrygrath and Inishlounaght, baronies of Iffa and Offa West and East in the mid 19th century and in the 1870s Captain Adam Perry of Cork owned 294 acres in county Tipperary. see
Barnes I.R.B. Jennings refers to Joseph Barnes of Kilsheelin, barony of Iffa and Offa East, county Tipperary, one of the administrators of the will of Edmund Murphy of Shanbally, in 1728. Henry Barnes held the 83 acres of the townland of Ballyglasheen Little from the Perrys in the mid 19th century and John Barnes held land from the Perrys at Graigue, parish of Temple-etney, barony of Iffa and Offa East. John Barnes also had a corn mill and house in Grangemockler, barony of Slievardagh. John Barnes of Ballyglasheen, Clonmel, owned over two thousand acres in county Tipperary and 168 acres in county Kilkenny in the 1870s, while Patrick Barnes of Graigue owned 171 acres. In 1874 John Barnes of Ballyglasheen married Elizabeth Bryan and John Barnes was still living in Ballyglasheen at the time of the 1911 census.