234 – Castlecomer and the Wandesfordes

Lord Deputy Sir Christopher Wandesforde

The Wandesforde family were gentry in Yorkshire, England, where they held an estate called Kirklington Manor.

In 1637, Lord Christopher Wandesforde was granted land in County Kilkenny, Ireland. Successive generations of the Wandesforde family controlled this estate until the 1950s.

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