In 1827 Thomas Dickin of Loppington House, Salop married Jane, granddaughter of the 2nd Lord Massy. Their son Thomas Atcherley Massy Dickin married in 1866 Margaret Elizabeth only child of the Reverend Joseph Gabbett of Shelbourne, county Limerick and they had a family of nine children. The deaths of Mrs Dickin and her infant son at Shelbourne are recorded in ''The Limerick Chronicle'' (6 Sept 1883). Thomas A. M. Dickin held untenanted land in the parishes of Uregare, St Peters and St Pauls and Ballingaddy, baronies of Coshma, Kilmallock and Coshlea, county Limerick in 1906. His father in law the Reverend Joseph Gabbett of Ardvullen and Shelburne, county Limerick owned over 3,500 acres in county Limerick in the 1870s.
Contemporary printed sources
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of Untenanted Lands in Rural Districts, Distinguishing Demesnes on Which There is a Mansion...'', HC 1906, c, 177: 264
- PARLIAMENTARY PAPERS. ''Return of owners of land of one acre and upwards, in the several counties .... in Ireland''. HC 1876, LXXX: 149 (Gabbett)