In the 1850s Edward Gabbett held the townland of Manuslynn, parish of Kilcoona, barony of Clare, county Galway. Mrs R. Gabbit of Grey Abbey, county Down, still owned this townland of 537 acres in the 1870s. Matthew R. Gabbett is also recorded as the owner of 537 acres in county Galway. These Gabbetts were a branch of the Gabbett family of Caherline, county Limerick. Matthew Richard Gabbett of Ballybrood, parish of Ballybrood, county Limerick, married Angel Atkinson and they had a son Joseph Edward Gabbett, Indian Civil Service. Matthew Richard Gabbett also had a brother and a nephew named Edward.
No houses were found for this estate
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 295
- HUSSEY DE BURGH, U. H. ''The Landowners of Ireland. An alphabetical list of the owners of estates of 500 acres or £500 valuation and upwards in Ireland''. Dublin: Hodges, Foster and Figgis, 1878. [available online at www.askaboutireland.ie] : 173