Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Minchin (Woodville)

Edward Minchin of Glenahilty, county Tipperary, was the sixth son of Charles Minchin. His third son Charles of Woodville and Ballygibbon married Elizabeth Massy of Stoneville, county Limerick, in 1740 and from this couple descend the Minchins of Woodville, who also had a property at Castle Kelly, county Kilkenny. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Humphrey Minchin held the townland of Woodville. The house and demesne of Woodville, the estate of the Reverend Henry Charles Minchin was advertised for sale in January 1869.

Associated Families


Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Woodville Woodville Ballymackey Nenagh Ballygibbon 108 Upper Ormond Tipperary OSI Ref: R967 821
OS Sheet: 15
Discovery map: 59

Archival sources

  • Papers relating to dealings of the Landed Estates Court with the estates of Rev. C. H. Minchin, with rental of Castle Kelly and pedigree of descendants of Charles Minchin of Ballinakill, Co. Tipperary, from 1790. M.5681 (1-9) ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates’ Court Rentals (O’Brien), Minchin, 26 Jan 1869, Vol 92 (15), MRGS 39/045, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland

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Modern printed sources