NAME Holywell Cottage/Holywell Park - work in Progress (Holey Well Cottage)
AREA LOCATION Kilmacud Road upper now Holywell housing estate.
MAP LOCATION OSI maps of 1838-1845 and 1898-1913 place it in the townland of
Drummartin and it is annotated as Holywell Cottage and Holywell Park
GENERAL House on 8.5 acres with walled in garden and gatelodge. The cross on the
grounds marks the well source to provide water for the pump. Edward Brobes Mason leased the
house from Anthony Byrne Darcy in 1822 as did Edward Alday in 1837.
YEAR BUILT circa 1830 and remodelled 1920's
VALUATION In 1900 the valuation was 56 pounds and in the 1901 census it is noted as
13 having rooms occupied by family.
SOURCES Thom’s directories, contemporaneous newspapers, Registry of Deeds,NAI
Census & Wills and OSI Maps.
1822 Land leased by Edward Groves Mason
1837 Edward Alday
1839 Mr Walsh
1845 - 1847 Beauchamp B Hill (Inspector-General of Excise in Ireland)
1855 Mary Jospephine McDonald
1860 Mrs George Meyler
1864 Mrs James Mullins
1879 Edward Hartigan, Sol'r
1884 S Geoghegan
1901 Mrs Fitzpatrick (Roseanne lived in Sydney Australia)
1910 Morris Family
1927 Mrs Murray
1930 Brunton Family
1933 Mrs. E. C. Neligan
1940 Laurence Martin
1945 Alfred Denis Pringle
1960's Hughes Family
1837 John Fitzpatrick - Gatekeeper
STATUS No longer extant
CONTRIBUTOR © June Bow & Karen Poff
DATE January 2019