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Thomas William Sandes

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Thomas William Sandes (see here), born 1771,
of Sallow Glen, between Ballylongford and Tarbert, Co.Kerry,
died 1835,
had issue:

  1. Margaret Sandes,
    mar 29 July 1829 [Kilnaughtin CoI par records] to Stephen Edward Collis [born 1794],
    lived at Tieraclea, near Tarbert, Co.Kerry,
    had issue:

    1. Falkiner Sandes Collis-Sandes,
      born Falkiner Sandes Collis, 15 October 1844,
      bapt 12 November 1844 [Kilnaughtin CoI par records], parents' surnames are swapped in the register,
      inherited Oak Park, near Tralee, Co.Kerry, from his uncle 1879,
      adopted surname Collis-Sandes in 1879,
      had issue:

      1. Doris Collis-Sandes, mar Walter Leslie and had issue.

  2. William Sandes,
    inherited Sallow Glen,
    died 1867.

  3. Thomas Sandes,
    inherited Sallow Glen,
    died 1874, (todo) see will at [NAI].

  4. Stephen Creagh Sandes, born 1802.
    His line inherited Sallow Glen.

  5. Maurice Fitzgerald Sandes,
    born 1805, or 1807 [Adrian Sandes],
    made fortune in India,
    purchased the old Bateman house, Oak Park, near Tralee, Co.Kerry, in 1852,
    installed his brother Stephen as agent,
    did not move to Oak Park himself until 1857,
    built new Oak Park House nearby, moved in 1861,
    died 1879,
    (todo) see will at [NAI].

Oak Park, near Tralee, Co.Kerry

Oak Park, Killeen, NE side of Tralee, Co.Kerry.
Killeen was granted to Major Rowland Bateman in 17th century.
Killeen House built 1697.
Killeen House (or Oak Park) was seat of Bateman.
Col. John Blennerhassett died here 1775.
Re-built by John Bateman in 1820 [Houses of Kerry].
Purchased by Maurice Fitzgerald Sandes in 1852.
He built new house, Oak Park House, nearby, completed 1861.
Oak Park inherited by Collis-Sandes.
The new Oak Park House survives. It is now called Collis-Sandes House.

The old Oak Park (Killeen House) is gone.

Oak Park on p.106 of [Taylor and Skinner, 1777].

Oak Park and surrounds on 1829 to 1842 map.
Middle: Oak Park (Killeen House).
Bottom: Annville.

Oak Park and surrounds on 1887 to 1913 map.
Top: The new Oak Park.
Middle: The old Oak Park (Killeen House).
Bottom: Oakvilla (Annville).

The new Oak Park (Collis-Sandes House).
Photo 2011 from street view.

The old 17th century Oak Park (Killeen House) was where the modern building is on the LHS.
Photo 2011 from street view.

Surviving building (stables) at the site of the old Oak Park (Killeen House).
Photo 2011 from street view.

Oakvilla (Annville).
See larger and full size.
From [McMorran and O'Keeffe, 2005]. Picture credit Russell McMorran. Used with permission.

Oakvilla (Annville).
Photo 2009 from street view.

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