Land: CORK, In the Matter of the Estate of Henry Earl of Shannon [Cloughmacsimon Lots 31-33] Vol 7, No 2. Ireland Genealogy Projects Archives Land Index Copyright Contributed by C.Hunt & M. Taylor ______________________________________________ LOT 31 - FEE SIMPLE CONSISTING OF PART OF THE LANDS OF CLOUGHMACSIMON in the Parish of Ballymodan, Barony of East Division of Wast Carberry, and County Cork No. on TENANTS NAMES TENURE AND OBSERVATIONS [Condensed] Map Cloughmacsimon Lease dated 30th August 1807 From Henry Earl of Shannon 17 Maurice Fitzgerald, to Abraham Skeys for Lives of Lessee, Thomas Lucas, aged about 19, Rep. of Abraham Skeys and Richard Wheeler, aged about 17 years in pursuant to agreement entered John Reilly and into on 13th October, 1797 between Richard Earl of Shannon and John Hazel [Heazle] Abraham Skeys. Thomas Lucas is the only surviving Life in this Lease. All rights and royalties pertaining to hunting, fishing, mining etc reserved to the Landlord. Lease to John Fitzgerald for 99 years, from 25th March. 1852. by lease dated 21st day of February, 1852. NOTED: This is a most valuable Lot. containing an extensive distillery, Mill and Corn Stores occupied by Maurice Fitzgerald, Esq., and situate nearly in the centre of the Town of Bandon. now one of the best market towns in the South of Ireland. On the Fall of the Life above Lease of 30th August 1807, the Yearly Rent payable out of the Distillery. _______________________________________________________________________________________ LOT 32 - FEE SIMPLE CONSISTING OF ANOTHER PART OF THE LANDS OF CLOUGHMACSIMON No. on TENANTS NAMES TENURE AND OBSERVATIONS [Condensed] 22 Thomas Sherlock, Rep Lease dated 1st September 1807 for from Henry Earl of Shannon to of George Kingston to George Kingston for the Lives of William Kingston, eldest son of the Lessee. then aged about 8 years, Elizabeth Kingston. eldest daughter aged about 7 and Lydia Anne Kingston aged about 5 years. By this lease All rights and royalties pertaining to hunting, fishing, mining etc are reserved to the Landlord. Noted: This lot lies at each side of the new Skibbereen Mail-Coach Road close to the town of Bandon, and adjoining Lot 31. A portion of it is occupied by Mr. Fitzgerald, Proprietor of the Distillery. On another portion of it are a number of good Dwelling Houses; and part of it is used as Gradens attcahed to the Kingston buildings, and by Francis B/ Sweeny Esq., as a Garden and approach to his valuable Corn Mill and Dwelling House. On the falling of the present lease there must be a very great increase in the value of this Lot as it forms a most desirable site for building. ______________________________________________________________________________________ LOT 33 - FEE SIMPLE CONSISTING OF ANOTHER PART OF THE LANDS OF CLOUGHMACSIMON No. on TENANTS NAMES TENURE AND OBSERVATIONS [Condensed] Map Cloughmacsimon Lease dated 1st August 1807 From Henry Earl of Shannon 23 Maurice Fitzgerald, to John Reilly and John Hazle for Lives of Joseph Reilly eldest son Rep. for of said John Reilly. aged about 9 years: William Hazle, eldest son John Reilly and of said John Hazle aged about 14 years; and John Hazle second son of John Hazle [Hazel] said John Hazle aged about 12 years. All rights and royalties pertaining to hunting, fishing, mining etc remain for the Landlord. 24 Francis B. Sweeny Lease dated 25th July, 1840 from Henry Earl of Shannon to Francis B. Sweeny for the Life of John Robert Leslie then aged about 9 years, eldest son of the late Rev. John Leslie for concurrent 21 years. All rights and royalties pertaining to hunting, fishing, mining &c. remain for the Landlord. A covenant against suffering more than one family to reside on said Lands or to erect more buildings or extensions of buildings than necessary for the use of one family or to under-sublet or transfer Premises without written permission of the landlord. NOTED: A small Road separates this Lot from Lot 32. It lies at the South Side of the Road from Brandon to Killbrittan. No. 23 on Map is occupied by Mr. Fitzgerald, the Proprietor of the Distillery [on Lot 31] [part of which is used as a Pond or Reservoir for water, for the use of the Distillery and as such forms a most valuable appendage to it. The remainder of this Lot is occupied by Francis B. Sweeny, Esq., who has made valuable improvements in fencing &c. This land is of good quality and in pasture. ________________________________________________________________________________________________ SOURCE: Vol. 7, No 2 - FHL# 0258797 Encumbered Estates - County Cork.