Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Fitzgerald (Shepperton)

A junior branch of the Fitzgerald family of Carrigoran, county Clare, Charles Fitzgerald was the third son of John Fitzgerald of Carrigoran. Charles married Alice Colpoys and they were the ancestors of the Fitzgeralds of Shepperton, parish of Kilnasoolagh, barony of Bunratty Lower. A Reverend James Fitzgerald was "of Shepperton" in the later part of the 18th century. The estate of his representatives was in the hands of the Court of Chancery by the mid 19th century.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Shepperton Ballysallagh West Kilnasoolagh Ennis Urlan 44 Bunratty Lower Clare OSI Ref: R373 678
OS Sheet: 51
Discovery map: 58

Archival sources

  • Pedigree of Fitzgerald of Rynana, Carrygoran, Bts & of Stonehall & Castlekeale, c 1647-1865. GO MS 179: 415-428; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Fitzgerald of Carrogoran & Castlekeale, c 1680-1809. MS 168: 57; National Library of Ireland
  • Blake Butler Papers, include envelopes containing pedigrees of related families - Fitzgerald of Castlekeale and Tureen. GO MS 521; National Library of Ireland

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Modern printed sources