This branch of the O'Gorman family are descended from from James O'Gorman of Ennis, county Clare and his wife Susanna Mahon of Limerick who married in 1760. Their son Nicholas Purcell O'Gorman was a barrister and married Frances Anne Smith of Castlepark, county Limerick. Their two sons Nicholas Smith O'Gorman of Belleview and Major Purcell O'Gorman of Springfield, county Waterford owned 863 acres and 604 acres respectivley in county Clare in the 1870s. Major P. O'Gorman also owned 104 acres in county Kilkenny and 261 acres in county Waterford. By 1910 Nicholas S. O'Gorman was residing in Surrey.