Herricks, in the beginning (almost)

The Herricks of County Cork
by Rosemary FFolliott
The Irish Genealogist, v.3, #8, October 1963, pp 291 – 299

This is believed to be the most complete account of the family yet compiled. My deepest thanks are due to Mr. Robert Herrick, at whose instance much of the work was undertaken, who himself collected most of the modern information, and who has now generously consented to its publication as a whole: I am also indebted to Mr. Horace Jones for some valuable assistance, and to several other persons.

The first of the family to come to Ireland were two brothers, John and James HERRICK. James HERRICK is listed amongst the “49” Officers, and the Calendar of State Papers 1660-2 mention him as being in Capt. Richard Franklin’s Troop in Lord Deputy Fleetwood’s Regt.: the will of John Herrick of Shippool, dated 1689, made his brother James his heir on failure of his own issue.

Lieut. John HERRICK, then an Ensign in Col. Thomas Rainsborough’s Regt. of Foot, volunteered for service in Ireland in 1647, being in the company commanded by Capt. Seagreeve of Leicester, and went to Ireland in 1M~ He appears as titulado of Leesheedy in the parish of Leoffony, Co. Cork in 1659, and received a grant of Poulnalong (alias Shippool), Lisheedy and other lands in the Barony of Kinalea, Co. Cork, under the Act of Settlement, by patent dated 18 June 18th Chas. II. He m. lstly a dau. of -Riggs of Kinsale, and had issue…


AND NOW you will have to take a look at the geneaology files attached to this page



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