Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Maunsell (Oakly Park & Blackwater)

This was a junior branch of the Maunsell family of Ballywilliam, county Limerick. Their main residence was at Oakly Park, Celbridge, county Kildare. They held land in the parishes of Caherconlish and Inch St Lawrence, barony of Clanwilliam, county Limerick. In the 1870s their estate amounted to 1,190 acres in county Limerick and 1,308 acres in county Kildare. In 1877 Richard Mark Synnot Maunsell married as his second wife Mary Eliza, daughter and heiress of Samuel Caswell of Blackwater, county Clare and their son Richard John Caswell Maunsell succeeded his father in 1907. By 1916 R.J.C. Maunsell had agreed to sell his 2,057 acres of tenanted land in county Clare to the Congested Districts' Board.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Ballyglass Ballyglass St Patricks Limerick Ballyglass 113 Bunratty Lower Clare OSI Ref: R607 618
OS Sheet: 53
Discovery map: 58

Archival sources

  • Survey of estate of Richard Maunsell in parishes of St Lawrence & Caherconlish, barony of Clanwilliam, 1847. 16 H 22(19); National Library of Ireland
  • Map of lands of Carriggreely, parish of St Laurence & Cahirconlish, property of John Maunsell, Sept 1801. 16 H 22(23); National Library of Ireland
  • Maunsell Family Papers (Portarlington & Oakley Park), deeds mainly re lands of Carrickoreily, Co Limerick, late 18th-early 19th centuries & family & estate correspondence, 1815-1888. PC 550; National Library of Ireland

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Modern printed sources