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Reference Source

SMITH, Charles. ''The ancient and present state of the county of Kerry. Containing a natural, civil, ecclesiastical, historical and topographical description thereof.'' Dublin: 1774.

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Category Contemporary printed sources

Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 23 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
32 Herbert (Cahernane) The Herberts of Cahernane descended from the same family as those at Muckross. Smith indicates that...
32 Herbert (Muckross) The Herberts were granted land in Kerry during the reign of Elizabeth I. Smith indicates that two me...
32, 37-49. Browne (Kenmare) Smith states that Sir Valentine Browne was granted over 6000 acres in county Kerry after the Desmond...
32, 49-51, 63. Denny Smith indicates that the first Sir Edward Denny was granted over 6000 acres in county Kerry after th...
32, 52-53. Conway (Kerry) The Conway family were the recipients of large estates under the Elizabethan settlement. Smith indic...
33 Boyle (Earl of Cork and Orrery) Richard Boyle was created 1st Earl of Cork in the 1620s. The Earl of Cork’s main estates were in cou...
53 Blennerhassett (Killorglin) This branch of the Blennerhassett family acquired lands around Killorglin which had formerly been pa...
53, 63. Blennerhassett (Ballyseedy & Beaufort) Smith states that the Blennerhassett family were originally from Cumbria, in the north of England. T...
54-56 Crosbie (Ballyheige) Reverend John Crosbie, bishop of Ardfert in the early 1600s, was the common ancestor of the Crosbies...
54-56 Crosbie/Talbot-Crosbie (Ardfert) Reverend John Crosbie, bishop of Ardfert in the early 1600s, was the common ancestor of the Crosbies...
58, 63. Rice The estate of Justice D. Rice of Bushmount, Causeway, amounted to over 1200 acres in county Kerry in...
57 Spring-Rice Smith indicates that the Spring family were originally from Lavenham in Suffolk and settled in Kerry...
59 Gun/Gunn The Gun (sometimes spelt Gunn) family were descended from Reverend William Gun, of Limerick, but wer...
60, 63. Ponsonby/Carrique-Ponsonby The estate at Crotta, Parish of Kilflynn, barony of Clanmaurice, was granted to the Ponsonbys in the...
61 Wren Smith states that the Wren family in county Kerry were descended from a Cromwellian adventurer named...
62 Godfrey (Kilcolman) According to Smith, the first Godfrey to settle in Kerry was John, who was granted an estate under...
62 de Moleyns (Lord Ventry) Smith indicates that Frederick Mullins was granted lands in Dingle, which he named Burnham after the...
63 Sandes (Iraghticonnor) Smith indicates that Lancelot Sandes was granted an estate in Kerry in 1667 under the Acts of Settle...
63 Fitzgerald (Knight of Kerry) According to the late Desmond Fitzgerald, last Knight of Glin, county Limerick, three of the cadet b...
63 Raymond Smith indicates that Anthony Raymond was granted estates in Kerry under the Act of Settlement in 166...
64 Trinity College, Dublin, Provost & Fellows (Munster) In 1666 the Provost, Fellows and Scholars of Trinity College, Dublin, were granted a total of 61,017...
64 Hollow Sword Blades Company The Hollow Sword Blades Company was set up in England in 1691 to make sword blades. In 1703 the com...
I, 329-332 St. Leger A Norman family who first established connections with the Province of Munster in the mid 16th centu...