Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Gabbett (Strand House)

Daniel Gabbett of Strand House was the third son of William Gabbett of Caherline, near Limerick city, and his wife, Jane Maunsell of Ballywilliam. In 1795, Daniel Gabbett of Strand House, county Limerick, married Alicia FitzGerald of Carrigoran, county Clare and they had six sons Their fifth son, the Reverend Joseph Gabbett of Ardvullen and Shelburne, county Limerick owned over 3,500 acres in county Limerick in the 1870s. At the same time their grandson, Daniel Fitzgerald Gabbett of Oldcourt, Caherconlish, is recorded as owning 1,193 acres in the same county. Daniel F. Gabbett was a son of Daniel Gabbett. He was Member of Parliament for Limerick city from 1879-1885. Part of his estate at Caherconlish with other lands amounting to over a thousand acres was advertised for sale in November 1883. Windham Gabbett of Mount Rivers, county Tipperary, was his brother. The Irish Times reported the adjournment of the sale due to absence of bidding.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Caherconlish House Caherconlish Caherconlish Limerick Caherconlish West 50 Clanwilliam Limerick OSI Ref: R675 488
OS Sheet: 14
Discovery map: 65
Kilrush Kilrush St Munchins Limerick Limerick North Rural 58 North Liberties of Limerick Limerick OSI Ref: R562 575
OS Sheet: 5
Discovery map: 65
Shelburne Farranshone More St Nicholas Limerick Limerick North Rural 58 North Liberties of Limerick Limerick OSI Ref: R566 573
OS Sheet: 5
Discovery map: 65
Strand House Stonetown St Nicholas Limerick Limerick Urban No 2 Limerick City Limerick OSI Ref: R572 573
OS Sheet: 5
Discovery map: 65
Bellefield Stonetown St Nicholas Limerick Limerick Urban No 2 Limerick City Limerick OSI Ref: R572 576
OS Sheet: 5
Discovery map: 65
Summerville Uregare Uregare Kilmallock Dromin 27 Coshma Limerick OSI Ref: R619 332
OS Sheet: 39
Discovery map: 65
Millmount Millmount Ballingaddy Kilmallock Kilmallock 43 Coshlea Limerick OSI Ref: R624 272
OS Sheet: 48
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Land Judges’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Gabbett, 23 Nov 1883, Vol 145 (52), MRGS 39/064, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Irish Tourist Association Survey file for parish of Caherconlish, barony of Clanwilliam, 1944. Limerick North East 8 ; Limerick Studies Department, Dooradoyle
  • Maunsell Family Papers (Portarlington & Oakley Park), deeds mainly re lands of Carrickoreily, Co Limerick, late 18th-early 19th centuries & family & estate correspondence, 1815-1888, include references to Daniel Gabbett. PC 550; National Library of Ireland
  • Deeds, testamentary, legal & miscellaneous records including documents re Rev Joseph Gabbett, mainly 19th century. A.Lane Joynt solicitor's collection, Small Accessions Index 51, Co.965-990, M.353-363, D.5534-5753, T.1176-1198; National Archives of Ireland
  • Baker, Ringwood & Gordon, solicitor's collection, includes documents re title of Windham Gabbett to estate in baronies of Inchiquin & Bunratty Upper, Co Clare, with deeds re Butler family of Killcomon & Fishmoyne, Co Tipperary & Millbrook, Co Clare, 18th & 19th centuries. Small Accs. Index 105, T.11777-11778, D.20,974-20,977. M.3838-3839; National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources