Landed Estates
NUI Galway
Reference Source

O'HEA O'KEEFFE, Jane. ''Voices from the great houses: Cork and Kerry''. (Cork: Mercier Press, 2013)

Source Details

Category Modern printed sources

Estate Records Citing this Source

Found 22 estate records citing this source.

Reference Estate Name Estate Description
15-29 Hutchins Richard Hutchins of Blackrock, near Bantry, county Cork, was appointed a Poll Tax Commissioner by Wi...
31-39 Barry/Harold-Barry In 1782 Richard Harold of Singland and Pennywell, county Limerick married Mary, only child and heire...
41-51. White/Hedges White Richard Hedges of Macroom Castle and Mount Hedges, county Cork, married Mary Eyre and had a son, Ric...
53-61 Colthurst In 1702 Nicholas Colthurst of Ballyally, county Cork, purchased over 1,000 acres from the trustees f...
63-71 Purcell (Burton Park) The Purcells were settled in county Cork from the early 18th century. John Purcell of Highfort was...
73-81 Bernard According to Burke, the first Francis Bernard settled in Ireland around the time of Elizabeth I. In...
83-93 Townsend (Castletownsend) Burke's ''Irish Family Records'' indicates that the first of this family to be established in Irelan...
95-99 McCarthy-O'Leary By the mid 18th century the O'Learys were established at Coomlogane, in the parish of Drishane, in t...
101-103, 229-237 O'Connell The O’Connells are an ancient Gaelic family, whom Burke claims had their origins in county Clare, be...
105-115 Somerville Burke's ''Irish Family Records'' indicates that the first of this family to settle in Cork was Rev....
117-131 Bolster In the 19th century the Bolsters held land in the parish of Kilshannig, barony of Duhallow, county C...
133-143 Spring The Spring family held estates in the area around Castlemaine, county Kerry in the eighteenth centur...
145-150 Herbert (Cahernane) The Herberts of Cahernane descended from the same family as those at Muckross. Smith indicates that...
157-163 Denny Smith indicates that the first Sir Edward Denny was granted over 6000 acres in county Kerry after th...
165-173 Petty-Fitzmaurice (Marquess of Lansdowne) This estate owes its origins to Sir William Petty, renowned cartographer, mathematician and scientis...
175-185 Mahony (Dunkerron South) This branch of the ancient Gaelic family of O'Mahony is descended from the county Cork family of Kin...
187-201 Fitzgerald (Knight of Kerry) According to the late Desmond Fitzgerald, last Knight of Glin, county Limerick, three of the cadet b...
203-213 Spring-Rice Smith indicates that the Spring family were originally from Lavenham in Suffolk and settled in Kerry...
215-225 Godfrey (Kilcolman) According to Smith, the first Godfrey to settle in Kerry was John, who was granted an estate under...
251-259 Leslie (Tarbert) The Leslies, descended from the Scottish clan, held lands in North Kerry since the seventeenth centu...
261-269 McGillycuddy The McGillycuddy of the Reeks is an ancient title from the Gaelic tradition, believed to be descende...
271-279 Butler (Waterville) The Waterville branch of the Butler family descended from Whitwell Butler who married into the Yield...