Maunsell Family of Rockmount, Dundrum
Robert Maunsell son of Daniel Maunsell married Anne eldest daughter of late Rev John Lloyd, Rector
of New Inn, Tipperary on 27.09.1821 at St Peter’s Church, Dublin.
John Maunsell 2nd son born circa 1824 of Merrion Square JP Head of the Firm of Maunsell and Darley
Solicitors married Catherine Lucinda Lloyd eldest daughter of Thomas Lloyd of Beechmount, Limerick
on 17.11.1851 at Castleisland. Catherine Lucinda died on 03.02.1862 of fever aged 34 years at
1 Edmund Robert Lloyd Maunsell born circa 1852 died 02.11.1886 aged 34 years and
was buried at Taney.
2 Arthur Horatio Maunsell born 07.07.1854 at 11 Merrion Square South.
3 Captain John Drought Maunsell born 09.05.1856 of 11 Merrion Square South and the
1st Batt of the Durham Light Infantry married Euphemia (Effie) Sullivan Bush daughter
of late Major Robert Bush on 17.02.1885 at Christ Church Clifton.
4 Annie Mary Maunsell born 23.06.1857 at 11 Merrion Square South.
5 Frederic William Maunsell born 26.01.1859 at 11 Merrion Square South.
6 Eyre Lloyd Maunsell born 10.03.1860 at 11 Merrion Square South.
John then married Emily Roche Stephens only daughter of Archibald J Stephens QC LLD Recorder of
Winchester on 16.12.1863 at Kells Church. Emily died 02.03.1866 aged 29 years after a long illness
at Rockmount, Dundrum.
1 Archibald John Edward Maunsell born 08.09.1864 at Rockmount.
John then married Frances (Fanny) Caroline Lloyd youngest daughter of late Edward Lloyd MD of
Limerick on 07.08.1867 at St Stephen’s Church. Frances died on 15.05.1882 at Edenmore, Raheny.
1 Richard Edward Lloyd Maunsell born 26.05.1868 at Edenmore worked for the Great
Southern & Western Railways (GSWR) in Inchicore and then in the Drawing office of
Howrich Works before moving to the Lancashire & Yorkshire Railway. In 1894 he
moved to India to work for the East India Railway, returning home in 1896 to take on
the role of Locomotive Superintendent with the GSWR and then Works manager.
In 1913 he moved to England as Chief Mechanical Engineer to the South Eastern &
Chatham Railway which would later become part of The Southern Railway. He
retired in 1937. Richard died 7 Mar1944. There is a plaque in his honour at Raheny
2 Kathleen Isabella Maunsell born 07.06.1869 at Edenmore.
3 Maria Jane Maunsell born 13.06.1870 at Edenmore.
4 Caroline Elizabeth Maunsell born 28.12.1871 at Edenmore.
5 Herbert Hodges Maunsell born 02.11.1873 at Edenmore.
6 Maud Frances Maunsell born 10.01.1875 at Edenmore.
7 George Henry Maunsell born 14.05.1876 at Edenmore.
8 Ethel Constance May Maunsell born 28.01.1878 at Edenmore.
9 Alice Louise Maunsell born 26.10.1880 at Edenmore.
John then married Annie Peacock daughter of Rev George Peacocke of Thurles on 04.08.1883 at
Coalbrooke, Ballinagarry, Tipperary.
John died on 15.09.1899 late of Edenmore, Raheny.
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