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George Cashell

Shallee House, Co.Tipperary, in 1887 to 1913 map.
See also 1829 to 1842 map.
See modern satellite view and street view of entrance.

George Cashell [descendant of Edward III],
born est c.1733,
of Rathanny, Ballymacelligott par (a little bit E of Tralee), Co.Kerry [possibly came from Rowan family],
and of Shallee, Co.Tipperary [kept old estate].
He mar Ellen Alton.
He must be "George Cashel" who witnessed the marriage settlement of Agnes Blennerhassett (2nd cousin of his mother Sarah Rowan) 1761.
He may be George Cashell, of Castle Cashell (unidentified), listed in J.P.'s of Co.Kerry, 1785. See p.266 of [Hickson, 1872].
His will dated 18 Dec 1801.
Listed as "of Tralee" in 1802.
He died think 1802, age est c.69 yrs.
His will proved 1802 [NAI], [King]. Will burnt in 1922.
Ellen living Molesworth St, Dublin, in 1806 [King's Inns].
George and Ellen had issue:

  1. George Cashel.
    He was involved in the political intrigue of 1815-16, i.e. the attempts to secure his brother Rowan's acquittal after the duel of 7 Aug 1815.
    He registered a batch of freeholders as part of the plan to help his brother. Think it is Fuller who refers to "Registry", 20 Aug and 11 Oct 1815. Think this was burnt in 1922. No register of Co.Kerry voters from this time seems to survive.
    There were similar exertions by other relatives of Rowan.
    He must be:

    George Cashel, JP, born 1780.
    Lived Shallee House, Co.Tipperary.
    He must be "George Cashell" who is listed in House of Commons Parliamentary papers, Volume 35, 1832, as one of the Magistrates in the Commission of the Peace in Co.Kerry.
    He died June-July 1855 "at his residence, Shallee House, Co.Tipperary", age 75 yrs [Kerry Evening Post, Sat 7 July 1855, [BL.NL] M 21866].
    (todo) See Cork Examiner, 20 July 1855.
    His will pr 1855 [NAI]. Think will burnt in 1922.

  2. Arthur Cashel.
    He may be:

    Arthur C. Cashel.
    Listed in [Pigot's Directory, 1820] as an attorney, with office at 56 Capel St, Dublin (next to Rowan Cashel at 57 Capel St).
    He must be:

    Arthur Cashell, solicitor,
    of Borrisokane, N Co.Tipperary,
    had issue:

    1. Henry William Cashell, 2nd son, born 1837,
      lived Newton Rd, Auckland, New Zealand (see map),
      died 12 June 1870, New Zealand, age 33 yrs,
      funeral 14 June,
      see death notice in Daily Southern Cross, Auckland, 14 June 1870, Page 3,
      also notice in Daily Southern Cross, 6 July 1870, Page 8.

  3. Rowan Patrick Cashel,
    Rowan Cashel, or Cashell,
    3rd surviving son, born est c.1789,
    name Rowan comes from grandmother's family,
    name Patrick may come from great-grandfather Patrick Cashell,
    Jacobie O'Leary Cashel thought he might be Catholic, but this seems unlikely,
    killed a friend in a duel 1815,
    acquitted of murder 1816 amid great controversy.

  4. Henry Cashel.

  5. Thomas Cashel.

  6. Robert Cashell,
    or Cashel.

  7. Richard Cashel.

A "George Cashel" appears in [Vestry Minutes Books, Tralee church] in Apr 1806.
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"George Cashel" in [Vestry Minutes Books, Tralee church] in Mar 1807.
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"George Cashel" in [Vestry Minutes Books, Tralee church] in Apr 1810.
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"George Cashel" in [Vestry Minutes Books, Tralee church] in Apr 1811.
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Notice by 5 of the sons in response to the [O'Connor pamphlet about the duel, 1816].
From Limerick General Advertiser, 3 October 1816.
The notice is issued from Lakeville, near Killarney (a Blennerhassett house).

The sons are listed in this notice about their inheritance in Nenagh Guardian, June 17, 1868.

Cashel of Shallee, Co.Tipperary

Some Cashels of Shallee, Co.Tipperary, went to New Zealand (see below).
But other Cashels stayed in Shallee.


Cashel of Shallee and New Zealand

George Cashel of Shallee, Co.Tipperary, went to New Zealand.
These seem to be related to Cashel of Bedford House, Co.Kerry.


Cashel of Rathanny, Co.Kerry

Cashel of Tralee, Co.Kerry

Other Cashel of Munster

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