Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Gaussen

David Gaussen of a French Hugenot family arrived in the north of Ireland in the early 18th century. The family settled at Newry, county Down. Charles Gaussen, a younger son, became a solicitor in Dublin in the first half of the 19th century. In 1827 he married Eliza Hardy and had 2 sons and 3 daughters. In the 1870s he is recorded as the owner of 1,559 acres in county Kilkenny, 817 acres in county Tipperary and 41 acres in county Dublin.

Associated Families

No houses were found for this estate

Archival sources

  • Genealogical notes relating to the Gaussen family, 1440-c.1911, of Newry, Co. Down, compiled by Rev. Charles Edward Gaussen, Berkhamstead, Hertfordshire. T.2458 ; Public Record Office, Northern Ireland
  • Rental of the property of Charles Gaussen in Leixlip, Co. Kildare, 1834. Will of same. M. 6133: T. 15,593 ; National Archives of Ireland
  • Documents relating to property of the Gaussen family in Co. Dublin, 1885-1906. 975/8 ; National Archives of Ireland

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