Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Bagwell (Marlfield)

In 1749 William Bagwell, Member of Parliament for Clonmel married Jane daughter and co heir of John Harper of Belgrove, county Cork. In 1781 his son John Bagwell Member of Parliament for county Tipperary purchased Marlfield, county Tipperary, from Stephen Moore. In 1774 John had married Mary Hare a sister of the 1st Earl of Listowel. At the time of Griffith's Valuation their grandson John Bagwell, Member of Parliament for Clonmel 1857-1874, held land in the county Cork parish of Templerobin, barony of Barrymore and Killanully, barony of Cork. His land in the county Galway parish of Athenry was leased to Burton Persse. The county Tipperary estate was located in the parishes of Ballybacon and Tubbrid, barony of Iffa and Offa West, Inishlounaght and St Marys Clonmel, barony of Iffa and Offa East and barony of Upperthird, county Waterford. His eldest son Richard inherited Marlfield and his second son William lived at East Grove. John Bagwell, of Marlfield, Clonmel, county Tipperary, is recorded as the owner of over 350 acres in county Galway, 509 acres in county Cork, 3,519 acres in county Tipperary and 778 acres in county Waterford, in the 1870s. A John Bagwell of Lecklash Castle, Fermoy, county Cork, was the owner of 662 acres in county Tipperary in the 1870s.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Belgrove Belgrove Templerobin Cork Queenstown Rural 103 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W853 685
OS Sheet: 88
Discovery map: 81
East Grove Belgrove Templerobin Cork Queenstown Rural 103 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W858 688
OS Sheet: 76
Discovery map: 81
Scart Scart Tubbrid Clogheen Burncourt 70 Iffa and Offa West Tipperary OSI Ref: S048 182
OS Sheet: 81
Discovery map: 74
Marlfield Marlfield Inishlounaght Clonmel Inishlounaght 82 Iffa and Offa East Tipperary OSI Ref: S090 187
OS Sheet: 82
Discovery map: 74
Salisbury Inishlounaght Inishlounaght Clonmel Inishlounaght 82 Iffa and Offa East Tipperary OSI Ref: S172 221
OS Sheet: 83
Discovery map: 74
Oaklands Patrickswell Inishlounaght Clonmel Inishlounaght 82 Iffa and Offa East Tipperary OSI Ref: S167 227
OS Sheet: 83
Discovery map: 74
Glenconnor Glenconnor Kiltegan Clonmel Inishlounaght 82 Iffa and Offa East Tipperary OSI Ref: S183 232
OS Sheet: 83
Discovery map: 74
Melview Burgagery Lands West St Marys Clonmel Clonmel Clonmel Rural 73 Iffa and Offa East Tipperary OSI Ref: S201 230
OS Sheet: 83
Discovery map: 75

Archival sources

  • Riall Papers: Rentals, accounts, letters and papers, relating to family affairs and to properties in Dublin city and county, Co. Wicklow and Co. Kilkenny. c.400 items, late 18th-early 20th c. (An unsorted collection in the National Library of Ireland.) PC 260-261; National Library of Ireland
  • Detailed abstracts of wills of Bagwell of Clonmel, of Kilmore, Co. Tipperary, and of Cork City, 1738 -- 1783. GO Ms.139, pp.70-3 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Bagwell Estate, Marlfield, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary: Cash book 1892-1904. Ms. 25278 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Bagwell Estate, Marlfield, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary: Labour account, 1885-1889; 1889-1901. Ms. 25279-80 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of royal licence to Edward Bagwell of Marlfield, Co. Tipperary, to take the name Purefoy in addition to and after that of Bagwell and bear the arms of Purefoy, April 5, 1847. GO Ms.152, pp.38-41; National Library of Ireland
  • Bagwell Estate, Marlfield, Clonmel, Co. Tipperary: Workmen's accounts, 1883-84; 1884-86; 1886-88; 1894-1896, 1897-1899. Mss. 25273-25277 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of grant of arms, being Purefoy quartering Bagwell to Edward Bagwell of Marlfield, Co. Tipperary on his assuming under Royal Licence and in conformity with the will of William Purefoy, late of Greenfield, Co. Tipperary, the name and arms of Purefoy, April 23, 1847. GO Ms.107, pp.364-5 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Bagwell Estate, Marlfield, Clonmel, Co Tipperary: Marlfield dairy accounts 1949-51. Ms. 25281 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Rough plan of holdings of W. Bagwell in burgess lands of Clonmel, by W. Steile, 1755. M. 6020 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • History of the Bagwell family by Harriette Bagwell. Ms 32,617; National Library of Ireland
  • Bagwell Papers, include legal documents, parchment deeds, accounts, maps, etc 17th-20th centuries. TL/F/20; Tipperary Studies Research Library (Archives), Thurles
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey file, early 1940s, South Tipperary No. 14 (Marlfield); Tipperary Studies Research Library (Archives), Thurles
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey files, Parish of Cobh; Cork County Library

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources