Landed Estates
NUI Galway

Gabbett (Mountrivers)


Estate(s)

Name Description
Gabbett (Strand House) Daniel Gabbett of Strand House was the third son of William Gabbett of Caherline, near Limerick city, and his wife, Jane Maunsell of Ballywilliam. In 1795, Daniel Gabbett of Strand House, county Limerick, married Alicia FitzGerald of Carrigoran, county Clare and they had six sons Their fifth son, the Reverend Joseph Gabbett of Ardvullen and Shelburne, county Limerick owned over 3,500 acres in county Limerick in the 1870s. At the same time their grandson, Daniel Fitzgerald Gabbett of Oldcourt, Caherconlish, is recorded as owning 1,193 acres in the same county. Daniel F. Gabbett was a son of Daniel Gabbett. He was Member of Parliament for Limerick city from 1879-1885. Part of his estate at Caherconlish with other lands amounting to over a thousand acres was advertised for sale in November 1883. Windham Gabbett of Mount Rivers, county Tipperary, was his brother. The Irish Times reported the adjournment of the sale due to absence of bidding.
Gabbett (Mountrivers) Wyndham Gabbett was a grandson of Daniel Gabbett of The Strand, county Limerick. In 1867 he married Fanny Phillips of Mount Rivers. On the 13 January 1874 the estate of Wyndham Gabbett of Mount Rivers, county Tipperary was advertised for sale. The total acreage amounted to 2,200 acres in counties Tipperary and Limerick, most of the land was located in the barony of Owney and Arra, county Tipperary and included Mount Rivers house. Windham Gabbett of Mount Rivers, Newport, county Tipperary, owned 1,066 acres in county Clare, 341 acres in county Limerick and 103 acres in county Tipperary.