Hugh O'Connor

1771 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary


Partner of Edward Moore (q.v.) in the firm of 'O'Connor and Moore, Dublin', successor to the firm of Valentine and Malachy O'Connor. The two men counterclaimed as mortgagees on the High Point estate in Antigua. Part of the family nexus around Cecilia Blake (q.v.), and nephew of Valentine and Malachy O'Connor (each of whom q.v.). The DIB entry for Valentine and Malachy O'Connor shows him as their nephew, son of their sister Monica, and as their partner from 1803.

  1. 'Mr O'Connor' was the non-resident proprietor of Benmore, Co. Galway in 1824 and Hugh O'Connor was the proprietor in the 1830s.  Edward Moore was of Benmore at his death in 1852.    

  2. The will of a Hugh O'Connor of No. 28 Rue Neuve des Mathurins, Paris was proved 07/12/1839.

  3. Some of the complex background to the O'Connor and Blake families is set out in the John Sweetman Papers of the National Library of Ireland, which links Edward Moore, Hugh O'Connor, Valentine O'Connor and Malachy O'Connor in a case running from 1816 and reaching the House of Lords in 1833.


T71/877 Antigua claim no. 359 (High Point).

  1. Landed Estates Database [accessed 17/06/2011].

  2. PROB 11/1920.

  3. National Library of Ireland Collection List No. 156 Sweetman Family Papers, p. 21.

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£2,399 1s 4d
Awardee (Mortgagee)

Relationships (3)

Business partners
Nephew → Uncle
Nephew → Uncle

Addresses (2)

Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, South-west England, England
Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland