Published genealogies and biographies: Burke Visitation of Arms ca. 1860


Daunt of Knockahowlea co. Cork. For the genealogical detail of the family from which the different branches settled in Ireland were descended see Burke's 'Landed Gentry'. The ancestors of the present Richard Daunt of Knockahowlea was settled in Cork at the time of the Protectorate. His son, Richard Daunt became an extensive merchant in that city, and was father of Ricahrd Daunt who was largely connected with the Hollow Sword Blade Company of London, in the reign of William III. He was succeeded by his son Richard Daunt of Knockahowlea who m. Miss Gumbleton of Castle Richard, co. of Waterford, who was succeeded by his son William Gumbleton Daunt who also m. a Miss Gumbleton and left issue.

Burke Visitation of Arms
ca. 1860



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