Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Gamble/Gambell

A family who settled in the barony of Erris early in the 18th century when they were leased lands by Sir Arthur Shaen. Arthur Gamble sold his life interest in more than 400 acres in county Mayo in November 1872, along with 609 acres in county Westmeath. The Irish Times reported that the Mayo property was sold to Mr. James C. MacDonnell. On 5 June 1860 Arthur Gamble of Washbrook, county Westmeath married Alicia Frances, daughter of William Fetherstonhaugh of Carrick, county Westmeath. Their second daughter, Alicia Fanny, married Henry Charles Gregory, solicitor and Land Commissioner in 1884 as his second wife.

Houses

Name Townland Civil Parish PLU DED Barony County Map Ref
Surgeview Nakil or Surgeview Kilmore Belmullet Binghamstown South 49 Erris Mayo OSI Ref: F613 183
OS Sheet: 33
Discovery map: 22

Archival sources

  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Gambell, 29 Nov 1872, Vol 108, MRGS 39/050, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Landed Estates' Court Rentals (O'Brien), Bingham, 21 June 1859, Vol 59, MRGS 39/030, (microfilm copy in NUIG); National Archives of Ireland
  • Personal & Family Papers of H.C. Gregory, solicitor & Land Commissioner includes rentals, correspondence, genealogies & other items re the Gambell family, 19th & 20th centuries. Acc No 2001/108; National Archives of Ireland
  • Alexander Bell & Sons, solicitor's collection, Small Accs Index 9, Renewal lease, part of Caldragh, Co Sligo, Owen Wynne to Honora Gamble of Erris, 20 Mar 1780. D.192; National Archives of Ireland

Modern printed sources