The Lombard family held land in Cork from the fourteenth century, but the Lombardstown estate was mainly purchased by James Lombard [d.1652] ca. 1620. The estate contained lands in Gortmolire, Lackandarragh, Brittas, Glantane, Curragraigue, Lackaroe, Ballyfinn, Shanakill and Donore. The family also had substantial holdings in Cork city.
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Scope & Content: The Lombard family of Cork ↴
This collection contains family and estate papers of the Lombard family of Lombardstown, Co. Cork. The estate papers comprise a large collection of deeds including conveyances, mortgages and leases, as well as a series of rentals and estate accounts. There are a small number of maps and surveys. Amongst these deeds are property transactions for many other prominent Cork families including the Tyrry, Goold, Lavallin, Skiddy, Coppinger, Water, Miaghe [Meade] and Barrett families. The Lombard family papers contain marriage settlements, wills, legal and financial papers as well as a small collection of correspondence.
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These papers are arranged as follows: I. Estate Papers II. Family Papers
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