EDWARD LAW

KILKENNY HISTORY

MISCELLANEOUS HOUSES

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FAIRVIEW, CASTLECOMER ROAD, KILKENNY
1873 To let, Fairview House, Castlecomer Rd, occ by Dr Wolsley, 5th Fusiliers. [Mod 3.5.1873]
1893 Died David Walshe, Fairview. [Grave St Johns Dublin Rd]
 
FANNINGSTOWN.
27.4.1775 Thomas Connell of Fanningstown, Co Kilkenny, gent. [Mar Lic]
1853 John Walsh, JP, Fanningstown, Piltown. [Thom]
1856 John Walsh Esq., JP, Fanningstown, Piltown. [Thom]
31.1.1857 John Walsh, JP, Fanningstown. [Mod]
1863 John Walsh, Fanningstown. [Mod 10.1.1863]
1870 John Walsh Esq., JP, Fanningstown, Piltown. [Slater]
 
FARM.
1783 Henry Baker, Far. [FLJ 18.6.1783]
28.3.1789 Henry Baker, Farm, near Kilkenny. [FLJ]
29.12.1792 Henry Baker Esq., Farm near Kilkenny. [FLJ]
30.4.1794 Henry Baker Esq., Farm. [FLJ]
30.5.1795 Henry Baker Esq., Farm. [FLJ]
31.5.1797 Henry Baker Esq., Farm. [FLJ]
18.10.1797 Henry Baker Esq., Farm. [FLJ]
1801 Farm, seat of Mr H Baker. [Tighe]
1.8.1804 Henry Baker Esq., Farm. [LJ]
2.9.1807 William & Henry Baker, Farm, game licences. [LJ]
30.4.1808 Henry Baker jnr & Arthur Baker, the Farm. [LJ]5.10.1808 William & Henry Baker, Farm, game licences. [LJ]
5.10.1808 Martin Tucker, Farm, game licence. [LJ]
6.9.1809 William & Henry Baker, Farm, game licences. [LJ]
26.9.1810 William & Henry Baker, Farm, game licences. [LJ]
16.10.1811 William & Henry Baker, Farm, game licences. [LJ]
30.4.1808 Henry Baker, the Farm. [LJnl]
1837 Henry Baker, Farm. [Mod 16.12.1837]
 
FARMLEY Burnchurch parish, Shillelogher barony.
29.1.1772 Henry Flood, Farmlay. [FLJ]
24.10.1772 Henry Flood, Farmley. [FLJ]
3.7.1773 Henry Flood, Farmley. [FLJ]
9.7.1774 Wanted, slater to keep Farmly House in repair by the year, apply Mr George Huson at Farmly. [FLJ]
Henry Flood Esq., Farmlay. [FLJ]
1782 House & demesne of Marsdale to let, apply Henry Flood, Farmley. [FLJ 6.11.1782]
28.6.1786 Henry Flood, Farmley. [FLJ]
30.7.1788 Henry Flood, Farmley. [FLJ]
1791 Henry Fllod, the Irish patriot died at Farmley. [O’Kelly]
1801 Farley and Flood Hall, the seats of Mr Flood. [Tighe]
2.9.1807 Robert Flood and John Flood jnr of Farmley, game licences. [LJ]
5.10.1808 Robert Flood, Famlay, game licence. [LJ]
3.12.1808 Robert Flood, Farmley. [LJ]
6.9.1809 Robert Flood, Famlay, game licence. [LJ]
26.9.1810 Robert Flood, Famlay, game licence. [LJ]
16.10.1811 Robert Flood, Famlay, game licence. [LJ]
21.2.1815 Robert Flood Esq., Farmly. [Mod]
29.9.1821 Robert Flood, Farmley, game cert. [Mod]
12.10.1831 Robert Flood, Farmley. [Jnl]
1836 Death of Robert Flood of Farmley, brother to John Flood of Flood Hall. [Mod 12.3.1836]
10.3.1841 William Lloyd Flood, Farmley. [Mod]
18.11.1843 William Lloyd Flood, Farmley. [Jnl]
1846 William Lloyd Flood Esq, Farmley. [Slater]
1853 William Lloyd Flood, DL, Farmley. [Thom]
1856 William Lloyd Flood Esq., Farmley. [Thom]
12.11.1856 William Lloyd Flood, Farmley. [Mod]
1863 William Hanford Flood [Mod 10.1.1863]
1870 Wm Hanford Flood Esq., Farmley. [Slater]
1876 William H Flood, Farmley, 4,687a. [Land]
1881 William Hanford Flood Esq., Farmley. [Slater]
1884 Wm H Flood, DL, JP, Farmly. [Bassett]
1969 Farmley House, now the Woodcock residence, was the home of Henry Flood. [O’Kelly]
1993 Farmley, late C18th 5 bay 2 storey house, 5 miles SW of Kilkenny, 18.S.46.47. [KK Dev Plan]
 
FASAUGH.
1783 To let farm house & 48a of Fasaugh, Parish of St Canices, Liberties of Kilkenny, of Thomas & James Dowling. [FLJ 9.4.1783]
 
FEATHALLAGH HOUSE, parish of Kilderry, barony of Gowran.
1870 Richard Kelly Esq., Feathallagh. [Slater]
1969 The Kellys or Kealys lived in Feathallagh House, now Hurley property. Two wrists in wrought iron as gate hinges. [O'Kelly]
 
FENNOR GLEBE, Urlingford.
1876 Rev Thomas Myles, Fennor Glebe, Urlingford, 296a. [Land]
 
FERRYBANK HOUSE.
1884 Joseph Strangman, JP, Ferrybank House, Waterford. [Basset]
 
FIDDAUN, parish of Inistioge, barony of Gowran.
1848 Some time after 1848 Mr Green built what is still (1969) a fine house. [O’Kelly]
 
FIDDOWN CASTLE, parish of Fiddown, Iverk barony.
1969 Fiddown castle in ruins is beside the river Suir opposite Fiddown island. [O’Kelly]
 
FINNSBOROUGH.
1787 John Hewetson of Finnsborough, Co Kilkenny, gent. [KAS Deed]
1880 Richard Henry Dreaper, Finnsborough. [Will]
 
FIRGROVE HOUSE, Bohilla, parish of Inistioge, barony of Gowran. See also Bohilla.
1801 Bohilla (lately called Firgrove) belonging to Mr Robbins. [Tighe]
30.4.1808 Joseph Robins, Firgrove. [LJnl]
1837 J Robbins, Firgrove. [Mod 4.10.1837]
1837 Edward Robbins, Firgrove. [Mod 30.12.1837]
25.11.1857 Died, 23rd, in Patrick Street, age 86, Juliana, relict of Joseph Robbins Esq., of Fir Grove. [Mod]
c1868 Tenancy of Firgrove taken by Richard Langrishe. [OKR1997]
1870 Richard Langrishe gave up tenancy of Firgrove. [OKR1997]
1870 Richard Langrishe Esq., Fir Grove. [Slater]
1873 Miss Langrishe, Firgrove. [Mod 4.6.1873]
1881 Richard Langrishe Esq., Fir Grove, Thomastown. [Slater]

FIRHOUSE.
1856 David Millea of Firhouse. [Grave St Johns Dublin Rd]
185 David Millea died. [Grave St Johns Dublin Rd]

FLAGMOUNT.
1.2.1797 William Blanchfield, Flagmount, near Gowran. [FLJ]
1864 Denis Ryan, Flagmount. [Will]
1865 Paul Carter, Flagmount. [Will]
1866 Timothy Dwyer, Flagmount. [Will]
 
FLOOD HALL, Rathtooterney, Jerpoint Church parish, Knocktopher barony.
1756 John Flood, son & heir of John, Flood Hill, Co Kilkenny. [Kings]
1760 John Flood, Flood Hall. [Kings]
14.9.1774 Died Saturday aged 77, Col. John Flood of Flood Hall. [FLJ]
25.2.1786 John Flood Esq., Flood Hall. [FLJ]
29.9.1787 John Flood Esq., Flood Hall. [FLJ]
1801 Farley and Flood Hall, the seats of Mr Flood. [Tighe]
5.10.1808 John Flood, Flood Hall, game licence. [LJ]
3.12.1808 John Flood, Flood Hall. [LJ]
6.9.1809 John Flood, Flood Hall, game licence. [LJ]
26.9.1810 John Flood, Flood Hall, game licence. [LJ]
16.10.1811 John Flood, Flood Hall, game licence. [LJ]
11.2.1815 Mrs Flood, Flood Hall. [Mod]
29.9.1821 John Flood, Flood Hall, game cert. [Mod]
2.6.1827 John Flood Esq., Flood Hall. [Mod]
1836 Death of Robert Flood of Farmley, brother to John Flood of Flood Hall. [Mod 12.3.1836]
1836 John Flood, Flood Hall. [Mod 27.4.1836]
1856 Mrs Maria Flood, Flood Hall Stonyford. [Thom]
1863 Mrs Flood, Flood Hall, Stoneyford. [Mod 10.1.1863]
1870 Mrs Maria Flood, Flood Hall, Stonyford. [Slater]
1875 James Saurin, Flood Hall, Stonyford. [Will]
1876 James Saurin & Trustees of Lord Carbery, Flood Hall, Stoneyford, 899a.[Land]
1880 Sarah Flood, Flood Hall. [Will]
1881 Mrs Maria Flood, Flood Hall, Stonyfort. [Slater]
1969 Flood Hall, now dismantled, was the home of the Flood family. Henry, the Irish patriot, lived here, and died at farmley in Burnchurch parish in 1791. [O’Kelly]
 
FOREST LODGE, Gowran.
1860 John Sexton junr, Forest Lodge, Gowran. [Mod 7.1.1860]
 
FORT PROSPECT.
1866 Richard Wheeler, Fort Prospect. [Will]
 
FOULKSCOURT, parish of Erke, barony of Galmoy.
1745 Gorges Hely of Foulkscourt having a mind to dispose of all his deer, 50-200 brace of male & female deer.
1749 Marr John Hely eldest son of Gorges Hely, at Foulks Court to Miss Aylward dau of Nicholas Aylward of Shankhill.
8.2.1768 Patrick Lowry of Foulks Court, Co Kilkenny, yeoman. [Mar Lic]
c1770 John Healy, Foulkscourt built Johnstown village c1770.
1782 Poem on improvements of Foulks Court. [FLJ 6.11.1782]
1784 To let, house & demesne of Foulkes Court, 3-400 acres, apply John Hely. [FLJ 14.1.1784]
1784 Gorges Hely of Violet Hill advertising that his father has no right to let Foulkes Court. [FLJ 17.1.1784]
29.3.1788 Hampden Hely Esq., Folke’s Court, Freshford. [FLJ]
4.1.1794 H Hely Esq., Foulks Court. [FLJ]
30.12.1795 Hampden Hely, Folkes Court. [FLJ]
3.10.1797 Hampden Hely of Foulks Court to Ann Shaw of Leugh, spinster. [Mar Lic]
1.8.1801 To let, house & demesne of Folkescourt, 260a, proposals to Hampden Hely Esq., Kilkenny. [FLJ]
1801 Koulkscourt belonging to Mr Hely, though now, unfortunately, neglected. [Tighe]
1803 Died in Dublin, John Hely Esq., age 85, late of Foulkscourt, Co. Kilkenny. [LJ 30.3.1803]
4.2.1807 To let, house and demesne of Foulks Court and 140a, mile of Johnstown Ballyspellan, proposals to William Lanigan, Esq., Luigh. [LJ]
1814 Died, Hampden Hely of Foulkscourt, Esq., age 56. [St Marys Church grave]
24.7.1847 Charles Hely, Foulkscourt. [KJnl]
1853 Charles Hely, JP, Foulkscourt, Johnstown. [Thom]
1856 Charles Healey Esq., Foulkscourt, Johnstown. [Thom]
31.1.1857 Charles Hely, JP, Folkscourt. [Mod]
1863 Charles Hely, Foulkscourt. [Will]
1863 Charles Hely, Foulkscourt. [Mod 10.1.1863]
1876 Capt. Gorges Hely, Foulkscourt Castle, 6,461a. [Land]
1884 Major Gorges Hely, Foulkes Court, Johnstown. [Bassett]
1993 Foulkscourt, very fine tall tower in Land Commission property now virtually inaccessible owing to drain laying, 1 miles NW of Urlingford. 18.S.28.67. [KK Dev Plan]
 
FOULKSRATH CASTLE, parish of Coolcraheen, barony of Fassidinan.
1761 Thomas Greene, Foulksrath [I Wills]
30.8.1803 Stephen Wright of Foulksrath, Co Kilkenny, Esq. [Mar Lic]
27.12.1806 Stephen Wright, Folkesrath Castle. [LJ]
29.4.1807 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle. [LJ]
2.9.1807 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle, game licence. [LJ]
5.10.1808 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle, game licence. [LJ]
6.9.1809 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle, game licence. [LJ]
26.9.1810 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle, game licence. [LJ]
16.10.1811 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle, game licence. [LJ]
29.9.1821 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath, game cert. [Mod]
2.6.1827 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle. [Mod]
1836 Thomas Wright, Foulksrath Castle [Mod 11.6.1836]
1836 Stephen Wright of Foulksrath Castle. [Mod]
1837 Stephen Wright, Foulksrath Castle. [Mod 23.12.1837]
27.5.1840 Thomas Wright, Foulksrath Castle. [Jnl]
12.3.1842 Thomas Wright, Foulksrath Castle. [Jnl]
27.6.1843 Died, Stephen Wright Esq., Foulksrath Castle, age 77. [Jnl]
3.12.1856 Robert B Wright Esq., Foulksrath Castle. [Mod]
31.1.1857 R B Wright, Foulksrath. [Mod]
1863 James Ryan, Foulksrath Castle. [Mod 10.1.1863]
1873 James Ryan Esq., Foulksrath Castle. [Mod 13.9.1873]
1876 James Ryan, Foulksrath Castle, 573a. [Land]
1883 James Ryan, Foulksrath Castle. [Will]
1969 The castle now an  An Oige hostel. [O’Kelly]
1993 Foulksrath, Youth Hostel, Ballyragget, some later alterations. 18.S.46.66. [KK Dev Plan]
 
FOULKSTOWN. (Folkstown see also Prospect Hill)
28.11.1787 To let, part of lands of Foulkstown, joining Birchfield on the Waterford road, lately held by George Butler, 5a with a good dwelling house. [FLJ]
 
FOX LODGE.
1837 Major Bushe of Fox Lodge. [Mod 21.6.1837]
1837 Died at Fox Lodge, Maj Robert Bushe age 66. [Mod 11.10.1837]
14.3.1857 To let, Castleville, late Fox Lodge, recently in occupation of family of late Major Bush. [Mod]
 
FOYLE, parish of Balleen, barony of Galmoy.
31.1.1758 Alice Phillips of Foyle, protestant. [Mar Lic]
6.11.1773 Richard Philips, Foil, Esq. [FLJ]
3.4.1774 Part of lands of Foyle to set, Richard Phillips Esq. [FLJ]
1.5.1774 To let during the Spa season, house of Foyle … [FLJ copied]
1781 To let during Spa Season, Foyle, an excellent dog kennel. [FLJ 16.5.1781]
1782 Sheriffs sale, Wm Phillips v Richard Phillips, Foyle. [FLJ 9.11.1782]
25.2.1786 To set, lands of Foyle, 40a, in Co. Kilkenny, with mansion or dwellinghouse thereon, the estate of defendant and granted in custodium to the plaintiff for three years. Rev Samuel Madden indorsee of James Murphy, custodee, plaintiff, Richard Phillips defendant. [FLJ]
20.1.1787 Richard Phillip Esq., of Foyle. [FLJ]
31.5.1788 To let, the house of Foyle, 1 mile of Ballyspellan Spa, at present uninhabited. [FLJ]
28.3.1795 To let house of Foyle and up to 200a, 10 mile of Kilkenny, 1 of Ballyspellan Spa, proposals to Samuel Phillips Esq., near Cashel. [FLJ]
29.2.1812 To let, house & demesne of Foyle, 9 mile of Kilkenny, 2 of Freshford, 1 of Ballyspellan Spa, 75a. Apply Richard Phillips Esq., Gale. [LJ]
1876 Mrs Francis Owen, Foyle House, Freshford, 179a. [Land]
1969 Geatbaun village is in townland of Foyle, the geata ban was the entrance gate to Frankfort House. [O’Kelly]
 
FRANKFORT.
9.2.1771 To let, house etc of Frankfort and 30a, 1 mile of Ninemile house. Proposals Mr Lanigan at Frankfort who is to quit the Kingdom. [FLJ]
6.11.1773 Mr Joseph Philips at Frankfort. [FLJ]
1.5.1774 To let during the Spa season, house of Frankfort, … [FLJ copied]
1781 Joseph Phillips, Frankfort. [FLJ 16.5.1781]
1782 Joseph Phillips, Frankfort. [FLJ 2.10.1782]
1783 Lodge Morris of Frankford to be High Sheriff. [FLJ 1.2.1783]
1789 Joseph Phillips, Frankfort [I Wills]
2.6.1802 Joseph Phillips Esq., Frankfort. [FLJ]
29.2.1812 To let, lands of Frankfort in Co. Kilkenny, mile of Ballyspellan Spa, late in possession of the family of Richard Phillips Esq., for nearly 100 years. Apply Lord Frankfort, Dublin. [LJ]
1873 Patrick Kennedy, Frankfort. [Will]
1969 Geatbaun village is in townland of Foyle, the geata ban was the entrance gate to Frankfort House. [O’Kelly]
 
FRANKVILLE. And see Nore View.
2.9.1807 Hon. F H Massey, Frankville, game licence. [LJ]
6.9.1809 Hon Francis Hugh Massey, Frankville, game licence. [LJ]
30.6.1810 To let, a sporting lodge, house & demesne of Frankville. House & offices are new, small & convenient, 92a situate near the bridge of Threecastles, 4 mile of Kilkenny. 7 of Mr Power's fo covers to be seen from the house, good fishing and shooting. Proposals to Hon. F H Massey, Frankville, Kilkenny. [LJ]
30.1.1811 Daniel Phealn of Frankville, parish of Ballyragget. [LJ]
 
FRENEY’S CASTLE, Ballyreddy, parish of Dysartmoon, barony of Ida.
1969 Freney’s castle demolished c1840. [O’Kelly]
 
FRENYSTOWN CASTLE, parish of Tiscoffin, barony of Gowran.
1649 Ellen Shee, Freneystown [I Wills]
1884 Freynestown Castle is well preserved and occupied by Mr James Murphy, an extensive farmer. [Bassett]
1969 Frenystown Castle, a Norman keep, in good preservation, lower part occupied by Kiely family. [O’Kelly]
1993 Freyneystown, tower-house incorporated into farmhouse, roofed and occupied, 6 miles E of Kilkenny. 19.S.60.59. [KK Dev Plan]
 
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