Smyth of Ballynatray

Smyth of Ballynatray

The Holroyd-Smyth family who lived at Ballynatray House near Youghal in County Waterford descend from a family named Smyth who were closely allied with Richard Boyle, the Great Earl of Cork. This story charts the family's journey from the Tudor age to the 1850s....
The Earls of Mount Cashell (Moore)

The Earls of Mount Cashell (Moore)

The Moore family, Earls of Mont Cashell, lived at Kilworth in north County Cork. This story looks at the story of the six earls, with a focus on the 5th Earl and his wife Charlotte, only child of Richard and Harriette Smyth of Ballynatray.   Unlimited access for €1 a...

The Ponsonbys of Kilcooley Abbey

THE PONSONBYS OF KILCOOLEY ABBEY For more on this family, see Smyth of Ballynatray, Holroyd-Smyth of Ballynatray and the Earls Mouncashell.. THE BACKGROUND On 21st April 1902, six months after his fathers’ death, Captain Rowland Holroyd-Smyth married Alice Ponsonby, a...