CollectionGrehan Estate Collection
Collection DescriptionBL/EP/G are the estate papers generated by the Grehan family of Clonmeen, Banteer Co. Cork. After the sale of Clonmeen estate, the surviving records which form the Grehan Estate Collection today were removed by Mr. Peter A. Grehan to his residence in Co. Kerry after a short period of storage at Inch, Co. Tipperary. It was from Kerry that they were later transferred to the Boole Library, University College Cork in 1983 by Mr. Peter A. Grehan. [UCC Special Collections and Archives]
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Deeds of Title, pre Grehan Ownership and relating to the Grehan family, includes legal agreements involving women, for example:
1 March 1737, in the deeds pre Grehan ownership, Articles of agreement between Mary Callaghan of Clonmeen (widow) and John Keffals Crodie in which he leases the lands of Gouganes, Gortiurugh and Parknofalugh, County Cork for one year at a rent of £2.4.0 and a 'fat hogg or 15/ in lieu thereof'. He also receives the right to cut 6 houses of turf.

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Repository NameUCC Special Collections & Archives
AddressSpecial Collections & Archives Q-1 Boole Library University College Cork Cork City
EircodeT12 ND89
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