Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Fitzgerald/Fitzgerald Magrath

A family well established at Ballynard and Bellfield close to Limerick city in the 18th century. Gamaliel Fitzgerald Magrath was agent to the Earl of Dunraven and married the 1st Earl's sister. Their daughter married George Maunsell of Milford, near Limerick city. [Their son was the Reverend Windham Magrath Fitzgerald]. The Fitzgerald Magraths lived at Redmondstown, county Tipperary.

Associated Families

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Bellefield Stonetown St Nicholas Limerick Limerick Urban No 2 Limerick City Limerick OSI Ref: R572 576
OS Sheet: 5
Discovery map: 65

Archival sources

  • Copy of royal licence to William Fitzgerald Magrath, late of Bellfield, North Strand, Limerick, to bear name & arms of Fitzgerald in addition to those of Magrath, 29 May 1810. GO MS 150:115-118; National Library of Ireland
  • Copy of grant of arms to John Fitzgerald Magrath of Bellfield, on assuming name & arms of Fitzgerald in conformity with will of his uncle William Fitzgerald of Bellfield, 13 June 1810. GO MS 105:115; National Library of Ireland
  • Pedigree of Fitzgerald, Earls of Desmond, of Ballynard & Bellfield, Co Limerick & Ardstraw, Co Tyrone, 1100-1824. GO MS 168:76-77, 106-107 & 129-131; National Library of Ireland