Landed Estates
NUI Galway


A Devonshire family who settled near Charleville, county Cork in the late 17th century. The Reverend Christopher Vowell was the first vicar of the parish. Another branch of the family resided at Castlelyons. By the mid 18th century John Vowell of Springfort held about 1,500 acres. The estate was sold soon afterwards to the family of the Reverend Jonathan Bruce.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Springfort Garrynagranoge Rathgoggan Kilmallock Springfort 188 Orrery & Kilmore Cork OSI Ref: R514 208
OS Sheet: 2
Discovery map: 73

Archival sources

  • Probate copy of will of Miss Mary Vowell, Clyda, near Mallow, Co. Cork, 1835. D. 2061 ; Public Record Office, Northern Ireland

Contemporary printed sources

Modern printed sources