Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Maunsell (Ballinamona, Caherdavin & Spa Hill)

William Maunsell of Ballinamona was a younger brother of Richard Maunsell of the Limerick city family. In 1713 he married Alice, daughter of Reverend John Norcott of Ballygarrett, Mallow, county Cork. Their grandson, William lived at Castle Park and his grandson, Reverend William Maunsell, married Rebecca Caroline, daughter of the Reverend Richard Dickson. Joseph Gabbett Maunsell, fifth son of William of Castle Park, was the father of Robert George Maunsell of Spa Hill.


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Castlepark Ballygrennan St Munchins Limerick Limerick North Rural 58 North Liberties of Limerick Limerick OSI Ref: R560 596
OS Sheet: 5
Discovery map: 65
Spa Hill Kilfinnane Kilfinnane Kilmallock Kilfinnane 37 Coshlea Limerick OSI Ref: R687 229
OS Sheet: 56
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Sale by W. Wilson to W. Monsell of timber on lands of Cahirgilegenrath & Cahirdavine, Co Limerick, 17 Sept, 1784. D 18,747 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Maunsell of Derryvillane, Mocollop, Ballinamona, Castle Park, Co Cork, Coolmayne, Co Tipperary, Caherdavin, Co Limerick, 1577-1940. GO MS 171:517-518 ; National Library of Ireland
  • Brown Papers: Brown correspondence, also counsels’ opinion re will of Samuel Pearse of Limerick & documents re Chancery case Maunsell v Hunt re property in Co Limerick, 1768-1882. MS 8839; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of grant of arms to Lt Col William Dickson Maunsell of Kildimo House, only son of Rev William Francis Maunsell & his wife Rebecca Caroline, daughter of Richard Dickson of Vermont & sister of Samuel Frederick Dickson of Mulcair, on his assuming name & arms of Dickson only, 16 Jan 1901. GO MS 111:89-90; National Library of Ireland

Modern printed sources