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  Cashel properties in the area

The Cashel house, Bushfield House

The Talbot house, Bushfield

Bushfield, Co.Tipperary

Bushfield is at Gortnaskehy, Kilmastulla par, on the old Limerick-Dublin road, SW of Nenagh, Co.Tipperary.
See map and satellite and street view of entrance.
It is just NW of Shallee and Greenhall, and somewhat to the W of Silvermines.

These all refer to this Bushfield:

Greenhall and Bushfield and Shallee and Garryard and Silvermines and Lissenhall.
From p.98 of [Taylor and Skinner, 1777].

Bushfield House on 1829 to 1842 map.

Bushfield House on 1887 to 1913 map.

Cashel properties in the area

Shallee seems to be the original Cashel property in this area,
Francis Cashell of Shallee married 1720s to Rowan of Co.Kerry,
family lived in both Co.Tipperary and Co.Kerry,
George Cashell inherited Shallee, though seems to have lived mainly in Co.Kerry, will pr 1802,
a younger George Cashel died at Shallee House 1855,
a younger George Cashel listed as owning Shallee 1876.

Rowan Cashel married Lawrence of Silvermines 1816,
he lived at Lissenhall and Silvermines Castle,
also listed with land at Garryard East, Cooleen and Ballygown South,
at Silvermines Castle as at 1856.

White lived at Greenhall pre-1760,
Benjamin Cashell apparently inherited Greenhall through his mother Rebecca White (will pr 1782).

The Cashel house, Bushfield House

Henry Cashell settled at Bushfield by 1763,
Francis W. Cashell living Bushfield in 1814,
Henry G. Cashel inherited Bushfield by 1831,
left Bushfield by 1837, still owned it, renting it out,
John Philips renting Bushfield from Henry G. Cashel as at 1837,
Henry Phillips renting Bushfield from Henry G. Cashel c.1850,
Fennessy bought Bushfield c.1890s, after Phillips,
Fennessy still in Bushfield today, farming there.

The Cashel house, Bushfield House, photos 2006

The entrance on the Dublin-Limerick road, showing the old farm buildings. Bushfield House behind them.
(Left) See full size.
(Right) See full size.

Old farm building, with Bushfield House behind it.
See full size and similar shot.

Old farm building. Certainly looks 18th cent. See full size.

Old farm building. See full size.

Bushfield House from the farmyard. See full size.

Bushfield House.
This may be later house, or old house heavily modified.
See full size and similar shot.

The garden. See full size and similar shot.

The back. The odd window layout suggests the old house might be underneath.
See full size and similar shot.

This annex at the back looks older than the main block. See full size.

The side entrance gate. See full size.

Video, 2006

Scan from left to right, showing Dublin road in background, farm buildings in background, Bushfield House in its garden, fields.
From here. Hosted at my YouTube account.
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Scan from right to left, showing back of Bushfield House, farm buildings in background, field, and Dublin road in background.
From here. Hosted at my YouTube account.
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The Talbot house, Bushfield

This is to the S of Bushfield, near the M7.
See 1829 to 1842 map and 1887 to 1913 map.
See satellite view and street view of entrance.

Talbot lived in this house (and possibly built it in 19th cent).
George Talbot lived in this house at Bushfield by 1863.
He was living at Bushfield at the time his son Richard Talbot died in childhood in 1863 [Cindy Wood].
Another son, a second Richard Talbot, was born at Bushfield, 1866.
In [Owners of Land, 1876], Bushfield is listed as the address of George Talbot, owning 137 acres. i.e. Talbot owned Bushfield, did not rent it.
George Talbot's widow Ellen Keays died at Bushfield 1902.

Ryan bought the house from Talbot (they are not related). Presumably bought it 1902.
Ryan is at Bushfield from 1904 to 1943 [Cindy Wood].
Sheehy are descendants of Ryan.
Sheehy is at Bushfield from 1943 [Cindy Wood].
Sheehy are relations of John Sheehy of Bushfield (NOT Sheedy), republican, killed in Civil War, 1923, bur Kilmastulla Cemetery.
Sheehy still in this house.

The Talbot house, Bushfield. Photo 2006.
Taken in fading light. Digitally altered afterwards. See larger and original.
See similar shot and original.

Farm buildings certainly look old. See original.

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