Foulkscourt Castle

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  • John Hely b. 1650 - 1701 lived in Foulkscourt Castle. 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. See Sarah Hely
  • 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 Foulkscourt 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, ¼ 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, 1½ miles NW of Urlingford. 18.S.28.67. [KK Dev Plan]
  • 2017 Access difficult, but visible from a distance.


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