Person:William Parker (46)

William D'Esterre Parker
m. 25 Sep 1802
  1. Mary Townsend Parker1803 - 1876
  2. Michael Parker1805 - 1806
  3. Ann D'Esterre Parker1807 - 1890
  4. Catherine Anne Parker1808 - 1808
  5. Thomas Somerville Parker1812 - 1885
  6. Lucia Parker1813 - 1904
  7. William D'Esterre Parker1815 - 1899
  8. Norcott D'Esterre Parker1819 - 1846
m. 8 Feb 1840
  1. Somerville Reeves Parker1841 - 1841
  • HWilliam D'Esterre Parker1815 - 1899
  • WSarah Dowman - 1899
m. 16 Jun 1842
  1. Catherine Jane Parker1843 - 1927
  2. Mabella Anne D'Esterre Parker1844 - 1916
  3. Alicia Elinor Parker1848 - 1848
  4. Mary Townsend Parker1852 - 1930
Facts and Events
Name William D'Esterre Parker
Alt Name William D'Esterre Parker
Gender Male
Birth[1][2] 3 Oct 1815 Passage West, Cork, Ireland
Marriage 8 Feb 1840 St. Luke's Church, Cork, Irelandto Kate Spaight Reeves
Marriage 16 Jun 1842 Douglas, Co. Cork, Irelandto Sarah Dowman
Death[3][4] 19 Jul 1899 Passage West, Cork, Ireland
Other[5] Notes
  1. A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Landed Gentry of Ireland, by Sir Bernard Burke. London: 1912.
  2. French manuscript.
  3. Gravestone transcription. From: County Cork Pedigrees..
  4. Source
    vol. 14, p. 2169.
  5. Parker, William D'Esterre, 2nd s. of William, Rock Cottage, Co. Cork and Alicia Eleanor Somerville; over 16; ed. Fermoy; afft father. Michaelmas Term 1832. (Keane, Edward, P. Beryl Sadleir and Thomas U. Sadlier, eds. King's Inns Admission Papers, 1607-1867. Dublin, Irish Manuscripts Commission, 1982, p. 394)

    The County and City of Cork Post Office General Directory, 1842-43...:

    Parker, William D'Esterre, esq., attorney and Assurance agent, 25 Princes Street.

    The Cork Examiner, 7 March 1866: Cork Union, Nomination of Guardians. Blackpool, William D'Esterre Parker, Timoth Donovan, and Moore Fitzgibbon, a contest. Douglas, WIlliam D'Esterre Parker [no contest]. Monkstown, Henry G. Craig, Richard Neville Parker, Francis Jennings, WIlliam D'Esterre Parker, Thomas Somerville Parker, a sharp contest. (

    In Francis Guy's County and City of Cork Directory, 1875-76 he is listed as living at The Green.

    A member of the first committee of the Irish Industrial League, along with Miss Isabella [Mabella?] Parker and Mrs. Neville Parker, all of Passage West, Cork. (Letter to The Times of London, Dec. 23, 1889, page 6, column C)

    1899 Parker, William D'Esterre...effects 195 pounds...10 Oct. Probate of the will with one codicil...late of The Green, Passage West, Co. Cork, J.P., who d. 19 July 1899 granted at Cork to M.A. D'Esterre Parker of The Green..., spinster. (Casey, vol. 14, p. 2169)

    To the memory of Sarah, dearly loved wife of William D'Esterre Parker, who fell asleep March 27, 1888. She openeth her mouth, wisdom in her tongue, is the [lam] of kindness and of William D'Esterre Parker who entered into rest July 10, 1899 aged 83 years. (Transcribed as part of Heritage Project in 1987. Copies in possession of Daireen Foott, County Cork, 2005).

    Gravestone: Occupation J.P.