31.5.1786 Married to Jane Cronyn of Walton’s Grove, Co. Kilkenny. [FLJ]
WATEREE, Nr Gowran.
1782 William Shee, Wateree, Nr Gowran. [FLJ 7.8.1782]
WEBBSBOROUGH, parish of Mothell, barony of Fassidinan.
1748 Died in KK, Arthur Webb late of Webbsborough.
25.1.1749 Martha Reade of Webbsborough, Co. Kilkenny, spinster. [Mar Lic]
13.10.1778 Henry Webb of Webbsborough, Co Kilkenny, protestant. [Mar Lic]
30.9.1786 To let, house & demesne of Webbsborough during minority of Arthur Webb Esq. [FLJ]
28.10.1786 Sale at Webbsborough re late Arthur Webb Esq. [FLJ]
23.2.1774 Arthur Webb Jun Esq., at Webbsborough. [FLJ]
1785 Rev Arthur Webb, Webbsborough. [Oss Wills]
31.7.1802 Richard H Webb Esq., Webbsborough. [FLJ]
30.5.1807 Sale of entire household furniture at Webbsborough. [LJ]
30.5.1807 To set, house & demesne of Webbsborough, 6 mile Kilkenny, 2 mile Castlecomer, apply Capt. Webb, Webbsborough. [LJ]
2.9.1807 William Webb, Webbsborough, game licence. [LJ]
5.10.1808 William Webb, Webbsborough, game licence. [LJ]
29.11.1809 William Webb, Webbsborough. [LJ]
26.9.1810 William Webb, Webbsborough, game licence. [LJ]
28.4.1810 To let, house & demesne of Webbsborough, 130a. House & offices undergone thorough repair. William Webb Esq., Webbsborough. [LJ]
16.10.1811 William Webb, Webbsborough, game licence. [LJ]
31.1.1857 James Byrne, Webbsboro. [Mod]
31.1.1857 George Webb, Webbsboro. [Mod]
31.1.1857 Richard Webb, Webbsboro. [Mod]
1876 George Oliver Webb, Webbsborough, Castlecomer, 1,089 a. [Land]
1884 George O Webb, JP, Webbsborough, Castlecomer. [Barrett]
1969 The old house is in ruins by the Dinan river. The present Webbsborough House is owned by Tom Hoyne. [O’Kelly]
WELLBROOK HOUSE, parish of Claisacrow, barony of Crannagh.
1.5.1782 Sale at Wellbrook, stock & furniture of late Rev Dr Hewetson. [FLJ]
2.9.1807 John Meara, Wellbrook, game licence. [LJ]
5.10.1808 John Meara, Wellbrook, game licence. [LJ]
1809 Rev James Meara, Wellbrook, Co. Kilkenny, wife Eliza Thwaites. [Kings Inn]
16.10.1811 Rev John Meara, Wellbrook, game licence. [LJ]
16.10.1811 George Meara, Wellbrook, game licence. [LJ]
29.9.1821 Capt. R N Meara, Wellbrook, game cert. [Mod]
18.11.1843 Rev Luke Fowler, Wellbrook. [Jnl]
1856 Rev Luke Fowler, Welbrook, Freshford. [Thom]
31.1.1857 L Fowler, clerk, Wellbrook. [Mod]
1873 Rev Luke Fowler, Wellbrook. [Mod 25.10.1873]
1969 The MacShane family, Wellbrook House. [O’Kelly]
1993 Wellbrook, Five bay two storey house, 2 miles SE of Freshford. 18.S.42.63. [KK Dev Plan]
29.9.1821 J W Pope, Wellington, game cert. [Mod]
13.3.1833 James Weyms Pope, Wellington. [Jnl]
1836 James W Pope, Wellington. [Mod 27.4.1836]
1837 James W Pope. [Mod 11.11.837]
23.10.1841 Sale of furniture at Wellington near Callan. [KJnl]
1.10.1845 William Blunden, Wellington. [Mod]
1993 Wellington, ruin of early C19th house, 3 miles SW of Kells. 18.S.45.40. [KK Dev Plan]
WESTCOURT Callan parish, Shillelogher barony.
Built for – Agar. [Georgian]
1725 John Butler, Westcourt [I Wills]
1758 Richard Butler, Westcourt [I Wills]
18.6.1774 Patrick Welch Esq., West Court. [FLJ]
1782 Ellen Butler, Westcourt [I Wills]
1782 To let Westcourt and demesne, 75a. 300-400a available. Apply John Galway Esq, Westcourt or Richard Galway, Danville. [FLJ 12.1.1782]
1783 Mr Elliott, Westcourt. [FLJ 7.5.1782]
1784 To set, house & demesne of Westcourt, 75 acres, apply Richard Elliott Esq at Westcourt. [FLJ 17.3.1784]
30.9.1786 George Agar, Westcourt near Callan. [FLJ]
5.3.1788 George Agar, Westcourt near Callan. [FLJ]
1801 Westcourt, seat of Rev Dr Stevenson. [Tighe]
1824 Rev Benjamin Morris, Westcourt, Callan. [Pigot]
1837 Charles Butler Stevenson, West Court. [Mod 29.7.1837]
1842 Died, Harriet, wife of Rev Chas Butler Stephenson of Westcourt, age 43. [St Marys Church grave]
18.11.1843 Rev C B Stevenson, Westcourt. [Jnl]
1853 George William Stephenson, JP, Westcourt. [Thom]
1862 Died, at Zurich, Rev Chas B Stephenson of west Court, Callan. [St Marys Church grave]
1862 Will of Rev Charles Butler Stevenson, of West Court, Rector of Callan. His exores (Hy Chas Gregory & Sara Sophia Stevenson) to set or sell. [KAS deed A7]
1873 Mr Gregory, West Court. [Mod 25.10.1873]
1876 Reps of Rev C B Stephenson, Westcourt, Callan, 164a. [Land]
1884 Hy C Gregory, JP,Westcourt, Callan. [Bassett]
1908 Richard Grainger of Westcourt holds part of lands of West Court from Marquise de Boesé. [KAS deed A10]
1969 Present owner, H C Gregory. [Georgian]
1993 West Court, ruin of a seven bay two storey house, C18th, Callan. 18.S.40.44. [KK Dev Plan]
WESTCOURT CASTLE, Callan parish, Shillelogher barony.
1969 The remains of a castle erected c1350 which belonged to the Butlers of Ormond. [O’Kelly]
WHITES CASTLE, Baunanattin, Knocktopher parish, Knocktopher barony.
1969 Whites Castle is here adjhoining Whitecastle townland. [O’Kelly]
31.1.1857 Charles Harte, clerk, Whitechurch Glebe. [Mod]
1866 Rev Charles Harte, Whitechurch Glebe. [Will]
1876 Benjamin Barton, Whitehouse, Callan, 251a. [Land]
23.2.1771 Sale of furniture of Laurence Nowlan Esq., dec’d of Whiteswell, Co. Kilkenny. [FLJ]
1673 John Bryan, Whiteswall [I Wills]
23.2.1771 Sale of furniture of Laurence Nowlan Esq., dec’d of Whiteswell, Co. Kilkenny. [FLJ]
1772 John Lawrenson, Whiteswall [I Wills]
1882 Margaret Cavanagh, Whiteswall. [Will]
29.4.1843 To let, Whittington Cottage on Dublin Road, 10 minutes walk of city. [Jnl]
28.5.1808 Rev George Watters, Whyte-mount, near Callan. [LJ]
31.8.1831 To let house of Whitemount, 8 mile Kilkenny, 3 mile of Callan, 53a. [Jnl]
28.9.1774 Nathaniel Wigmore, Wigmore's Grove, Co Kilkenny. [FLJ]
WILDFIELD (may not be Kilkenny) (See Rockwood House)
2.6.1790 To let, house in Wildfield where James Ellis Esq lately lived, 18a. [FLJ]
1795 Joseph Wheeler, Wildfield. [Oss Wills]
29.3.1797 Mr Ellis at Wildfield. [FLJ]
16.1.1771 To let, mansion house of Wilford formerly called Shangarry with 100 to 300a –more detail- 12 mile of Kilkenny, Clonmel and Cashel, 4 mile of Callan. Proposals to Sir William Barker at Kilcooly. [FLJ]
1781 Mr Butler, Wilford. [FLJ 19.5.1781]
1795 Theobald Butler, Wilford, Co. Tipperary [I Wills]
29.11.1797 To let, house & demesne of Wilford lately in occupation of Theobald Butler Esq, dec’d, after his decease in occupation of Francis Butler Esq., 330a. [FLJ]
WILMAR near Carrick on Suir.
1784 To let, house & demesne of Wilmar near carrick, 42 a
16.4.1795 Barry Drew, Wilmount, Co Kilkenny. [Will Abs 397]
1837 Late Edward Villiers Briscoe, Willmount, Co. Kilkenny. [Mod 4.11.1837]
1.10.1845 Hampden Lane, Willmount Esq. [Mod]
WILTON, Urlingford.
3.2.1802 William Butler, Wilton near Freshford. [FLJ]
25.1.1804 William Butler, Wilton, Co. Kilkenny Esq. [LJ]
27.12.1806 William Butler, Wilton. [LJ]
28.5.1808 J Butler, Wilton. [LJ]
25.2.1809 William Butler Esq., Wilton, Freshford. [LJ]
2.3.1831 To let, house & demesne of Wilton, 180a, 2 mile Johnstown, 1 of Urlingford, 12 of Kilkenny. Mrs Butler executrix. [Jnl]
Pre 1835 John Butler, Wilton, Co Kilkenny. [Kings Inn]
31.1.1857 William Butler, Wilton. [Mod]
1858 John Butler of Wilton. [Mod 11.8.1858]
1860 William Butler, Wilton, Esq. [KAS Deed]
1863 William Butler, Wilton, Urlingford. [Mod 10.1.1863]
1873 Catherine Butler, Wilton. [Will]
1876 William Butler, Wilton, Urlingford, 906a. [Land]
1883 William Butler of Wilton, Esq., JP. [KAS Deed]
1884 William Butler, JP, Wilton, Urlingford. [Bassett]
WINDGAP COTTAGE. [see also Banim Cottage]
20.6.1840 Mr John Banim of Windgap Cottage. [Jnl]
c1842 Marked on OS map. [Bradley Atlas]
1873 Mr Hart, Windgap Cottage. [Mod 25.10.1873]
1894 Mrs Lamphier, Winegap cottage. [Slater]
1873 To let, Banim Cottage, apply Mr Hart, Windgap House. [Mod 5.2.1873]
1894 Miss Mary Hart, Winegap House. [Slater]
c1842 Marked on OS map OPP Stephen Street. [Bradley Atlas]
WOODSGIFT, parish of Clomantagh, barony of Crannagh.
7.3.1788 Died Wednesday at his seat at Woodsgift, Co. Kilkenny, Sir Richard St George, Bart., MP for borough of Athlone. [FLJ]
26.2.1794 Robert StGeorge Esq., Woodsgift. [FLJ]
24.12.1794 To let, house & demesne of Woodsgift, 280a, apply Robert St George, Woodsgift. [FLJ]
28.2.1795 Case against Sir Richard Bligh St George, Bart., Woodsgift. [FLJ]
9.1.1805 Sale by auction of household furniture at Woodsgift near Freshford. [LJ]
30.4.1808 Sir R St George, Bart., Woodsgift. [LJnl]
14.2.1815 Sale of sheep at Woodsgift for Sir R B StGeorge. [Mod]
1836 Sir Richard St George, Bart. [Mod 27.4.1836]
1836 Theophilus St George, Woodsgift. [Mod 27.4.1836]
14.7.1838 Birth at Woodsgift, son of T St. George Esq. [KJnl]
1870 Michael D Keating Esq., Wood kiff. [Slater]
1873 Den Keating, Woodsgift. [Mod 6.9.1873]
1876 Michael D Keatinge, Woodsgift House, Urlingford, 1,912a. [Land]
c1880 Photograph of soldiers defending property, Woodsgift, Co Kilkenny. [Irish Country Houses, Somerville-Large p311]
1881 Michael D Keating Esq., Wood's Gift. [Slater]
1884 Michael Denis Keating, DL, Woodsgift, Urlingford. [Bassett]
1894 Capt Daniel Keating, Wood's gift. [Slater]
1910 Died, Maurice den Keating, DL, of Woodsgift, Col. commanding 4th batt, Royal Irish Regt. [St Canices Cathedral grave]
1969 A gift from Edward Wood to the St George family. [O’Kelly]
WOODSTOCK, parish of Inistioge, barony of Gowran.
c1735 Woodstock House built by Fownes, 4 storey Georgian residence. (O’Kelly)
Designed by Francis Bindon for Rt Hon Sir William Fownes, Bart. [Georgian]
Built by David Bindon of Limerick. [Tighe]
20.7.1768 Sir William Fownes, Woodstock. [FLJ]
18.9.1773 Sir William Fownes, Woodstock. [FLJ]
2.9.1807 William Tighe, Woodstock, game licence. [LJ]
30.4.1808 William Tighe, Woodstock. [LJnl]
5.10.1808 Henry Tighe, Woodstock, game licence. [LJ]
31.3.1810 Died at Woodstock, Mrs Hy Tighe. [LJ]
29.9.1821 William Tighe, Woodstock, game cert. [Mod]
18.11.1843 William F Tighe, Woodstock. [Jnl]
1853 Rt Hon W F Tighe, Woodstock, Inistioge. [Thom]
11.3.1857 Rt Hon W F Tighe, Woodstock. [FLJ]
1858 Pierce Butler, Woodstock. [Will]
1876 Rt Hon Col. W F Tighe, Inistiogue, 11,970a. [Land]
1878 Rt Hon WFF Tighe, Woodstock. [Will]
1884 Lady Louisa Tighe resides at Woodstock, but owner is Lt-Col F E B Tighe, England.Herd of 200 deer. [Bassett]
1920 Occupied by British Army in 1920 and destroyed by fire in 1922. [O’Kelly)
1969 Present owner, E K Bunbury-Tighe. Plain but stately house, with wings. May have suffered damage in 1798 as to its ornament. [Georgian]
1993 Woodstock, ruin of a seven bay three storey house dated 1740s, Inistioge. 19.S.64.37. [KK Dev Plan]
Other sources: Arthur Young, Brewer p 474. [Georgian]
WOODVIEW, near Castlecomer.
1997 Substantial house.
WOODVIEW, Castlecomer.
1807 Woodview House which was newly built in 1807 by John Brenan, last of 'The Idoughs'. [Lyng p 45]
27.2.1832 John Brennan, Wood View Esq. [Jnl]
23.7.1836 John Brennan, Wood View. [Mod]
1853 John Brennan Esq., Woodview, Castlecomer. [Thom]
1863 John Brennan Esq., Woodview, Castlecomer. [Mod 10.1.1863]
25.2.1797 To let house & demesne of Woodvill, a small distance from Gowran, 84a. House & offices of brick, only finished last year and inhabited since May last. 7 good bed chambers, 2 parlours …etc. Apply Mr John Anderton at Woodvill near Gowran. [FLJ]

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