Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Gumbleton

The Gumbletons of counties Cork and Waterford are descended from the Gomeledon family of Kent. Richard Gumbleton was settled at Lismore in county Waterford in the early 18th century and purchased some of the forfeited estate of the Earl of Clancarty in the barony of Muskerry, including Ummera, in 1703. He married a Warren of Warrens Court. In 1787 one of their grandsons, Robert Warren Gumbleton, married Margaret Bowen of Oakgrove, county Cork. They had three sons: Richard of Castleview/Glanatore, John B. of Fortwilliam, county Waterford and Queenstown, and George of Belgrove. In 1775, as noted by Sadlier, Richard Gumbleton, was recorded as "of Castlerichard" and was married to a Miss Conner, sister of the then agent to the Duke of Devonshire's estates at Lismore. At the time of Griffith's Valuation John B. Gumbleton held land in the parishes of Aghabulloge, Athnowen and Aghinagh, barony of East Muskerry and Durrus and Kilcrohane, barony of West Carbery, county Cork. Richard Gumbleton held land in the parishes of Leitrim, barony of Condons and Clangibbon and Knockmourne, barony of Kinnatalloon and the Reverend George Gumbleton held land in the parish of Castlelyons, barony of Barrymore. Various members of the family, especially Georgiana, held townlands in the parish of Lismore & Mocollop, county Waterford. Richard Gumbleton held townlands in the parish of Tallow in 1851. IN 1868, over 2000 acres, the property of Henry Gumbleton in the barony of Coshmore and Coshbride, county Waterford, were offered for sale in the Landed Estates Court. In the 1870s John Richard Maxwell Gumbleton of Glenatore or Castleview, Tallow, county Waterford, owned 1,510 acres in county Cork and 1,768 acres in county Waterford while his uncle John B. Gumbleton of Queenstown owned over 800 acres in county Cork. William E. Gumbleton of Belgrove, son of George, owned 1,876 acres in county Cork and 389 acres in county Waterford. In 1885, some 200 acres leased by Richard J.M. Gumbleton to Cornelius O'Sullivan was offered for sale in the Land Judges Court. These lands were situated at Aglish in the barony of Coshmore and Coshbride, county Waterford.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Friendly Cove Murreagh Durrus Bantry Durrus East 27 West Carbery (West) Cork OSI Ref: V939416
OS Sheet: 130
Discovery map: 88
Fort Lodge Tullig Durrus Bantry Glanlough 29 West Carbery (West) Cork OSI Ref: V888407
OS Sheet: 130
Discovery map: 88
Aghavrin House Aghavrin Aghabulloge Macroom Clonmoyle 214 East Muskerry Cork OSI Ref: W439 755
OS Sheet: 61
Discovery map: 80
Marshtown/Marston Marshtown Lismore & Mocollop Fermoy Knockmourne 137 Condons & Clangibbon Cork OSI Ref: W950 987
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 81
Castleview Castleview Knockmourne Fermoy Curraglass 135 Kinnatalloon Cork OSI Ref: W956 948
OS Sheet: 37
Discovery map: 81
Rathbarry Cottage Rathbarry Castlelyons Fermoy Coole 139 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W873 948
OS Sheet: 36
Discovery map: 81
Curraglass House Curraglass East Mogeely Fermoy Curraglass 135 Kinnatalloon Cork OSI Ref: W972 933
OS Sheet: 81
Discovery map: 46
Belgrove Belgrove Templerobin Cork Queenstown Rural 103 Barrymore Cork OSI Ref: W853 685
OS Sheet: 88
Discovery map: 81
Elgin Cottage Ballinlevane East Lismore & Mocollop Lismore Gortnapeaky 56 Coshmore & Coshbride Waterford OSI Ref: W963996
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 81
Marshtown House Bawnbrack Lismore & Mocollop Lismore Castlerichard 55 Coshmore & Coshbride Waterford OSI Ref: W954986
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 81
Cloonbeg Cloonbeg Lismore & Mocollop Lismore Castlerichard 55 Coshmore & Coshbride Waterford OSI Ref: W955990
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 81
Fortwilliam House (Waterford) Fortwilliam Lismore & Mocollop Lismore Castlerichard 55 Coshmore & Coshbride Waterford OSI Ref: X014985
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 81
Glencairn Abbey Glencairn Lismore & Mocollop Lismore Castlerichard 55 Coshmore & Coshbride Waterford OSI Ref: W998987
OS Sheet: 20
Discovery map: 81
Mountrivers (Affane) Mountrivers Affane Lismore Cappoquin 60 Decies without Drum Waterford OSI Ref: X106974
OS Sheet: 29
Discovery map: 82

Archival sources

  • Encumbered Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Gumbleton, 1 June 1854, Vol 29 (3), MRGS 39/012, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Hamilton & Craig, solicitors collection, Land Judges' Court Rental, Gumbleton, (Glenatore Upper), 10 Feb 1899. Small Accs Index 1/55; National Archives of Ireland
  • Expenditure & Receipts of Gumbleton of Kilbeg & Castleview, Co. Cork, 1849-1851. U284; Cork City and County Archives
  • Statements on title and opinions, 1820, on the purchase by T. Deane of Ummera, Co. Cork from H. A. Bushe, with supporting documents from 1703, principal name Gumbleton. M. 6116 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Notation of settlement of June 1724 on Jephson Busteed, son of Rev. M. Busteed of Mount Long with Elizabeth Gumbleton, daughter of Richard Gumbleton of Marshallstown, Co. Cork, 1724. Genealogical Office: Ms.144, p.40 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pyne Papers, 23 deeds mainly concerning lands in Co. Cork in which members of the Pyne family were parties, other parties include members of this family, 1783-1895. D 7194-7219; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of certificate of arms to Arthur Roope Hunt and to his wife, Sarah Elizabeth Gumbleton, only daughter of Richard Henry Gumbleton of Marston, Co. Waterford, Aug. 1, 1900. Genealogical Office: Ms.111, pp.70-1; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of confirmation of arms to Sarah Elizabeth Isabel Gumbleton and to her descendants by her husband, Arthur Roope Hunt of Torquay, Co. Devon. The said Sarah being the only daughter and heir of Richard Henry Gumbleton of Marston, Co. Waterford, eldest son of Henry Conner Gumbleton of Currylass, third son of Richard Gumbleton of Castlerickard, Co. Waterford, High Sheriff 1772, April 1, 1897. Genealogical Office: Ms. 110, pp. 218-9 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Lismore Castle Papers, rulings & orders of Commissioners of Encumbered Estates Court & copy conveyances, 1854 & 1868. Collection List 129. MS 43,963; National Library of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Gumbleton, 24 April 1868, Vol 89, MRGS 39/043, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), O'Sullivan [Gumbleton], 11 March 1885, Vol 148, MRGS 39/065, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources