18th Century Freke Estate Survey Digitized

On Saturday 27th April in Castle Freke, County Cork,  by kind invitation of the Hon. Stephen Evans-Freke, an event took place to launch the digitization of the Freke Estate Survey of 1787/88 by Thomas Sherrard.

This beautiful document which details the lands held by Sir John Freke, 6th Baron Carbery and which was commissioned by him is held by the Dean and Chapter of St Fachtna`s Cathedral, Rosscarbery, County Cork.

University College Cork under the CELT project has carried out a superb digitization of the survey which can now be accessed HERE.

At the launch were (l-r) left to right Christopher Peters, Dean of Ross, Professor Patrick O`Shea, President of UCC, Dr Padraig Mac Carthaigh,UCC, the Hon. Stephen Evans-Freke, Dr Hiram Morgan, UCC.

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