Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Godsell

A family established at Sunville, parish of Ardpatrick, county Limerick by at least the mid 18th century. In 1737 Michael Roberts Westropp of county Cork married Jane daughter of Amos Godsell. Family members served in the Kilfinane yeomanry and they had a flour mill at Sunville. Their estate was later taken over by the Lowes.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Sunville Sunville Lower Particles Kilmallock Ardpatrick 40 Coshlea Limerick OSI Ref: R648 218
OS Sheet: 56
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Abstract of will of Amos Godsell of Morrestown, Co Limerick, 1714. GO MS 143:17; National Library of Ireland
  • Collection of Tharp Family of Chippenham, Cambridge, includes lease & release of lands specified in indenture of 9 Feb 1747 (possibly 500 acres and 197 acres of Nutfield Estate) remainder of lands of Henry Strudwick deceased which John Tharp had not previously acquired, James Godsell of Limerick & Samuel his son to John Tharp of Trelawney, 17 & 18 Feb 1792. R/55/7/122/(c)/1 & 2 ; Cambridgeshire County Record Office, Cambridge

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Modern printed sources