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d an only
dau., who d. in infancy. He m. 2ndly, 1800, Elizabeth, 2nd
dau. of the Hon. Patrick Boyle, 2nd son of Jolin, 2nd Earl of
Glasgow, and by her (who d. 1858) had issue,

Alexander, his heir.

Patrick Boyle, now of Bonhill.

Ehzabeth, in. 1830, Charles Villiers Stuart, Esq., youngest
brother of Lord Stuart de Decies.

Helen Mure, d. unin. Sept. 1882.

Louisa CeciUa, m. Rev. John Macfarlane, D.D., of Dalkeith.

Admiral Smollett d. 1842, and was s. by his eldest son,

Alexander Smollett, Esq. of Bonhill, M.P. co. Dumbarton,





1S41 59, called to the Scottish Bar 1S25, 6. 29 ITov. 1301 ;
(^ i!/!)ii. 25 Feb. ISSl, wbeu he was s. by his brother.

Ann.-t — Az., a bend or, between a lion rampant ppr., holding
in his paw a banner arcr. and a bugle-horn also ppr. Crcsl —
An o.ik-tree ppr. Motto — Virosco.

&(i( — Cameron House, .Uexandria, co. Dumbarton.


Smyth, Geokge Joiix Fitziiot, Esq. of Heath
Hall, CO. York, lute Lioiit.-Col. Coldstream Guards,
b. la Sept. 1S41.

Lineage. — The family of Smyth is of considerable stand-
ing in CO. York, and derives fiom

l;icHARD Smyth, Esq. of Jlyreshaw, in the parish of Brad-
ford, eo. York, b. 159-1. His gr.indsou,

JoiiN S.MTTH, Esq., J. P., bapt.27 Sept. IC54 (2ndsonof John
Smyth, Esq. of Myreshaw, by Isabel his wife, dau. of Randall
Wood, Esq., and niece of James JIargetson, Archbishop of
Armagh), purchased the estate of Heath Hall 1709. He m.
three times, and d. 25 Dec. 1729, aged 76, leaving by his 1st
wife, Hannah, dau. and heir of Kichard Harrison, Esq. of
Wakefield, a son and successor,

John Smtth, Esq. of Heath Hall, J.P., 7)1. Katherine, dau.
and co-heir of Kobert Frank, Esq. of Pontefract, and dying
31 May, 1731, aged 46, was 5. by (the only son of his brother,
Kichard, by Anne Wheatley his wife) his nephew,

John Smtth, Esq. of Heath Hall, J.P., ra. Bridget, dau. and
sole heir of Benjamin Foxley, Esq., and by her (who d. 17 Feb.
I5OO) left at his decease, 10 April, 1771, aged 55, an only son
and heir,

The Right Hon. John Ssitth, of Heath Hall, b. 12 Feb.
174!>. rH.P. for Pontefract, and successively a Lord of the Ad-
miralty and Treasury, Master of the Mint, and one of His
!Maiesry's Privy Council. He m. i June, 1778, Lady Georgiana
Fitzroy, eldest dau. of Augustus Henry, 3rd Duke of Grafton,
and by her (who d. 10 Jan. 1799) had issue,

John Henry, Ids heir.

George, Col. in the Guards, b. 6 Xov. 1782; m. Sarah, eldest
dau. of Daniel Wilson, Esq. of Dallam Tower, and had

Thomas, Capt. E.X., b. 9 June, 1784; d. unin.

Charles, Major in the army, 6. 8 Jan. 1786; unm., d. of a
wound received at Quatre Bras, June, 1815.

Georgiana Anne, d. 5 May, 1864.

Maria Bridget Frances, d,. 30 Jan. 1813.
3Ir. Smyth d. 12 Feb. 1811, and was «. by his son,

John Henry Smyth, Esq. of Heath Hall, M.P. for the Uni-
verrity of Cambridge, b. 20 3Iarch, 1780; ra. 1st, 25 July,
ISIO, Sarah Caroline, 2nd dau. of Henry Ibbotson, Esq. of St.
Anthony's, co. Northumberland, which lady d. s. p. 29 May,
l^ll. He ra. 2ndly, 16 April, 1814, his cousin. Lady Elizabeth
Anne Fitzroy, 3rd dau. of George Henry, 4th Duke of Grafton,
and by her had issue,

John George, his heir.

Henry, Gen. C.B., and a Knight of the Legion of Honour,
6. 5 April, 1816; ia. 28 June, 1865, Rebecca, eldest dau.
of Thomas Pierce, Esq., and niece of Thomas Davies, Esq.
of Keuadd, co. Brecon.

Elizabeth Sarah, ra. 6 Aug. 1836, Abraham George Eobarts,
Esq. of Hill Street, London.

Louisa Georgiana, 'la. 15 April, 1841, Gcrvase Parker Busho,
Esq., Attache at Hanover, and d. 1 Nov. 18-12.

Maria Isabella, ra. 1854, Vice-Adm. Robert Fitzroy, d. 1SC5.


Mr. Smyth d. 22 Oct. 1822, and was s. by his son,

.John George Smyth, Esq. of Heath Hall, M.P. for the
city of York, J.P. and D.L., Col. 2nd West Y"ork Militia, b.
5 Feb. 1815 ; m. 18 May, 1837, the Hon. Diana Bosville Mac-
donald, dau. of Godfrey, 3rd Lord Macdonald, and by her (who
d. 8 Dec. 1880) had issue,
George John Fitzroy, now of Heath Hall.
Wilham James, late Lieut. Eitie Brigade, 6. 1 Nov. 1847 ; 1,1.
1885, Louisa Harriette, dau. of Herbert Lloyd, Esq. of
Plas KilybebyU, Pontardarve, co. Glamorgan.
Henry Edward, h. 26 March, 1842; d. 18 Feb. IS.'iO.
Diana Elizabeth Matilda, ra. 21 April, 185«, Henry, 4th Earl
of Hare wood.

Louisa Harriet, ra. 26 Nov. 1868, Sir John Hardy Thursby,
Bart, of Ormerod House, Lancashire.
Mary Caroline. Eva Laura.

Mr. Smyth d. 10 .June, 1869.

Ar,us — Enn., on a bend, between two unicorns' heads erased
az., three lozenges or. Crat—X demi-bull rampant arg., i.'isuing
from a ducal coronet or, armed and horned of the same, and
fTorged with a coUar az., charged with three lozenges and
rimmed or. Motto — Nee timeo nee sperno.

-Se«i— Heath Hall, near Wakefield.


Smtth, William Henry, Esq. of Elkington
Plall,co. Lincolu, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1S82,
J.P. North Eidiiig, co. York, and High Steward of
the borough of Louth, b. 21 March, 1821 : m.
10 April, 1849, Sarah Anne, eldest dau. of Eev.
John Sargeaunt, Eector of Stanwick, co. Noi-th-
ainpton, and has issue,

I. William Grenville, J.P. co. Lincoln, b. 6 Oct. 1857 ; ra-
6 Feb. 1889, Anna Lillie, dau. of Cosmo William Gordon>
Esq. of New York, and has issue, William Henry
Gordon, h. 6 Dec. 1S93, and Dorothy Emma, b. 1 Jan.

II. George Edmund, b. 23 June, 1859.

ni. Charles Glastonbury, h. 7 Sept. 1862; m. 16 April, 1892,
Minnie Clyde Utter, of Everett, Washington, U.S.A.

Lineage. — About the middle of the 14th century, John
Smith, of Hacthorp, or Ackthorpe, Elkington, co. Lincoln,
in. Jane, dau. and heir of Robert Willarby, by Isabel his wife,
dau. and co-heir of John Oteby, son of SirEandolph de Oteby,
and was direct ancestor of Egbert Smyth, whoj/i. early in the
16th century, Eleanor, dau. and co-heir of William Lilborno,
and had, with a younger son, Henry, and a dau. Elizabeth, the
wife of William Ustworth, a successor,

Christopher Smyth, Esq., Lord of the Manor of Annables,
Herts, temp. Elizabeth. He m. Margaret, dau. of John Hide,
of Aldbury, and had two sons and four daus.,

Thomas, his heir,

Nicholas, of whom hereafter.

Jane, m. George Uotherham.

Maudlin, ra. Lord Chief Justice Edmond Anderson (see
Burke's Feerci'je and Baronetage, Anderson and Yae-

Alice, ra. 1st, Mr. Eobson, of London, and 2ndly, — Fortes-
cue, of Salden.

Elizabeth, ra. — Ealegh, co. Warwick.
The eldest son,

Thomas Smyth, Esq. of Annablcs, to. Joan Collett, and was
father of

Sir George Smyth, Knt. of Annables, ra. Judith, dau. of
Sir Rowland Lytton, Knt. of Knebworth, Sheriff of Herts S6-
Elizabeth, and by her (who j)i.2ndly. Sir Thomas Barrington,
Bart, of Barrington Hall, and (?. 1767, aged 65) he had one
son, George Eolaud, and one dau., both d. unra. At his-
decease, the manor of Annables reverted to his uncle,

Nicholas Smyth, Esq. ra. Katherine, dau. of William Gar-
diner, of Southwark, and had (with several other children,
who d. s. p.) a dau. Frances, to. William Tucker, and a son,

Edmund Smyth, Esq. of Annables, one of the Clerks of His-
Majesty's Council in Ireland, ra. Grace, dau. of John Percival,
of Kinsale, and had issue. The eldest son,

Thomas Smyth, Esq. of Annables, d. unra., and was s. by his-

Edmund Smyth, Esq. of Annables, and of Elkington, co,
Lincoln, ra. Ann, dau. and co-heir of James Beading, Esq. of
Newington, Surrey, and had, with others who d. v.ain.,

James, his heir, m. Anna, dau. of Eobert Jenkyn, Esq. of
Harpenden, and had an only surviving child, Mary, hi. the
Hon. James Grenville, 3rd son of Eichard Grenville, Esq.
of Watton, Bucks, by Hester his wife. Countess Temple,
and d. 15 Dec. 1757, when her patrimonial estates at Elking-
ton devolved on her son,

James Grenville, who was raised to the Peerage in 1797
by the title of Baron Glastonbury of Butleigh. His lordship
dying unra. 26 April, 1825, devised the Smyth estate baclv
to the male line.
William, of whom we treat.
Anne, m. John Finch, Esq. of Bed Heath, Herts.
Mary, ra. Eev. Cleve Greenhill, of Abbots Langlcy.

The 2nd son,

Eev. William Smyth, of Annables, Eector of Emberton,
Bucks, b. 1686 ; ra. Barbara, dau. of William Johnson, of Olney,
in the same co., and of Witham-on-the Hill, co. Lincoln, and
had issue,

Edmund, his heir.

William (.see Smith of Little Hour/hton).

Christopher, b. 1736;" ra. Anne, dau. of S. Hartshorn, Esq.,
and dying s. p. 1825, his estates in co. Northampton were,
according to his will, divided between his nephews, Eev.
William Smyth and William Tyler Smyth.
The eldest son,

Eev. Edmund Smyth, of Annables, 6. 1726, Eector of Great
Linford, and Tyringham, Bucks, m. Dorothea, dau. of Eev^
John Shan, Vicar of Chichley, and had three sons and sis.





William, his heir.

George, m. Miss Anne Audibert, of Philadelphia, and d. at
Sierra Leone, leaving a dau., who d. unm.

Edmund, d. at sea unm.

Dorothy, d. unm.

Frances, m. Edward Lambert, of Eastbourne, Sussex.

Catherine, m. John Cape, Esq. of London, and had issue.

Susannah, m. Henry Locoek, M.D., of Xorihanipton, and
had issue, 1 Sir Charles Locoek, 1st Bart., Physician to the
Queen; 2 Henry, of London; and 1 Frances, m. Daniel
Cave, Esq. of Cleve Hill, co. Gloucester, and d. 1855.

Maria, m. Henry Cape. Esq. of Hardingstone.

Ann, m. Henry Hughes, Esq. of Northampton, and had
Eev. Edmund Smyth d. 1789, and was s. by his eldest son,

Rev. William Smyth, M.A. of Annables, Eector of Great
Linford, b. 1761 ; m. 1790, Susannah, dau. of SamuelEay, Esq.
of Worlingworth, Suffolk, and had issue,

William, his heir,
' Edmund (Rev.), Vicar of North Elkington, co. Lincoln, and

EaslHaddon, co. Northampton, 6. 1793 ; ?/!. 8 June, 1826,

Ann Mary, eldest dau. of Richard Bellwood, Esq. of Louth,

d. 1853.
Frances, d. unm. 1829.
Susannah, m. her cousin, Henry Locoek, Esq. of London, and

d. 1885, leaving issue.

Rev. William Smyth, d. 1837, and was s. by his eldest son,

Rev. William Smyth, M.A. of Elkington Hall, co. Lincoln,
J.P., and Annables, Herts, 6. 13 June, 1791; m. 13 June, 1820,
Mary, dau. of Samuel Ray, Esq. of Tannington, co. Suffolk, and
by her (who d. 3 Sept. 1839) had issue,

William Henby, now of Elkington.

Edmund, of Annables, Herts, Lieut. -Col. (retired), Indian

army, and Superintendent of the Educational Department

in Kumaon, b. 2 Dec. 1823; m. Frances, dau. of John

Gardner, M.D.
James Grenville (Rev.), M.A., Vicar of South Elkington,

Louth, b. I June, 1825; to. 1858, Emily, dau. of Rev.

Edward Royds. Rector of Brereton, co. Chester, and has

an only child, Emily Mary.
Christopher (Rev.), M.A., Patron of East Haddon and late

Rector of Woodford, co. Northampton, 6. 17 Jan. 1827, m.

Clementina, dau. of Clement Royds, Esq. of Falinge, and

has issue, William Edmund; Cyril Randall; Ethel Mary

Julia ; and Edith Zoura.
Emma Jane, m. 1852, hercousin, the Eight Hon. Sir Stephen

Cave, G.C.B.
Ellen Maiy, m. Edward Wrey Whinfield, Esq., and has issue,

Herbert Edward, Arthur Henry, and Walter.

Mr. Smyth d. 21 Jan. 1873.

Arms—Ver bend dancette or and az., a cross moline, counter-
changed, quartering Willarby, Otteby, Lilburne, and Shan.
Crest — Out of a ducal coronet or, a demi-falcon volant ppr.,
wings expanded arg.

Seat — Elkington Hall, Louth, co. Lincoln.

William Smyth, Esq. of Little Houghton, J. P. and U.L.,
High Sheriff 1862, b. 18 May, 1808; -.u. 21 May, 1844, Lucy
Charlotte, 2nd dau. of Hon. and Rev. R. B. Stopiord, Canon of
Windsor and Eector of Barton Seagrave, and d. s.p. 23 March^

Arms, tfcc. — See Smyth of Elkington.
jSea<— Little Houghton, Northampton.


Smtth, Kev. Christopher, of Little Houghton,
CO. Northampton, M.A., Yicar of Little Houghton,
b. 6 Sept. 1812 ; m. Jan. 1850, Catherine, youngest
dau. of Thomas Clement Snejcl-Kynnersley, Esq. of
Loxley Park, co. Stafford, and by lier (who d. 9
Dec. 1868) has issue,

I. Christopher, M.A. Trin. Coll. Oxford, Barrister-at-Law,
J.P. CO. Northampton, Deputy Chairman of Quarter
Sessions, i.nd late Capt. Northampton and Rutland Militia,
6. 30 April, 1851 ; m. 2 Oct. 1890, Emma Louisa, eldest
dau. of Sir George William Gunning, Bart, of Horton, co.

I. Emily Harriet, m. 27 Oct. 1874, Rev. Lewis Haig Loyd,
Eector of Abington, co. Northampton, and has issue,
Lewis Christopher, 6. 27 Sept. 1875; Arthur Thomas, b.
19 April, 1882; Phihp Henry, b. 8 July, 1884; Mary
Beatrix, b. 26 Oct. 1885.

Lineage. — William Smyth, Esq. 2nd son of Rev. William
Smyth, of Annables, by Barbara Johnson his wife (see pj-e-
cediiig ilemoir), in. Eliza, dau. of Oliver Tyler, Esq. of Canter-
bury, and was father of

WiLLLAM Tyler Smyth, Esq. of Little Houghton, co. North-
ampton, m. Frances Levi, and d. 1 June, 1838, having had

I. William, his heir.

II. Christopher (Rev.), now of Little Houghton.

I. Frances, m. 27 Blay, 1847, Admiral Richard Stopford,
R.N., grandson of James, 2nd Earl of Courtown.
The eldest son.


Smtth, Edward Skeffington Eandal, Esq.
of Mount Henry, Queen's co., Vice-Lieut, of and
J.P. and D.L. for Queen's co. and J.P. for King's
CO., High Sheriff for Queen's co. 1865, and for co.
Longford 1893 ; served as Lieixt. in 28th Eegt., in
Crimean Campaign 1855, including the siege and fall
of Sebastopol, "O'ounded, received medal and clasp,
and Turkish medal, h. 27 Sept. 1831 ; vi. 9 Sept.
1862, Hon. G-ertrude Valentine FitzPatrick, dau. of
John, 1st Lord Castletown of Upper Ossory, and^
has issue,

I. Randal Charles Edward Skeffington, Lieut. Coldstream.
Guards, late Lieut. Leinster Eegt., b. 27 Dec. 1864; m.
27 July, 1889, Beatrice Virginia Louisa, dau. of the late
Col. the Right Hon. T. Edward Taylor, of Ardgillan,-
M.P. for Dublin.

II. Geoffrey Henry Julian, Lieut. Leinster Regt., 6. 12 Dec.

I. Viola Lilian Henriette.

Lineage. — William Smyth, who claimed descent from
the Irish sept of O'Gowan, of Ballygowan, co. Down, m. Mary-
Do wdall, and had issue,

I. Richard, m. and had issue.

II. Henry, m. twice, and had issue.

III. Thomas (Right Rev.), D.D., Bishop of Limerick and
Ardfert, b. 1654, conseciated 8 Dec. 1695, Vice-Cliaiicellor
Trin. Coll. Dublin 1714; -m. Dorothea, dau. of Ulysses
Burgh, D.D., Bishop of Ardagh, and d. 4 May, 1725, leaving,
with two daus., nine sons,

1 William, Dean of Ardfert, d. 1737, leaving, by Susanna.-
his wife, John Henry, -ui. and had issue ; Anne, m. Robert
Hewett; and Barbara, m. Robert Fitzgerald.

2 Charles, M.P. for Limerick, m. 21 Nov. 1728, Elizabeth,
dau. of Sir Thomas Prendergast, 1st Bart, of Croane, and.
d. 18 Aug. 1784, leaving issue, «

Thomas, of Liccadoon, M.P. for Limerick, d. s.p.
John Prendergast, 1st Viscount Gort (see Boeke's

Charles Lennox, Lieut.-Col., of the Green Horse,, now

5th Dragoons, d. s.p.
Juliana, m. 1759, Thomas Vereker, Esq., and mother of

Charles, 2nd Viscount Gort.

3 Henry (Eev.), m. 1733, Diana, dau. of Eev. Stackpole
Pcry, and sister of Edmund Sexton, 1st Viscount Pery.

4 Michael.

5 John (Eev.), Chancellor of the Diocese of Connor, d.
1781, leaving two sons, Charles and Edward, and a dau.
Susan, m. Benjamin Lee, Esq. of Merrion, co. Dublin, and
had an only dau. Anne, m. Arthur Guinness, Esq. of
Dublin, and had issue.

C George, Barrister-at-Law, d. 13 Feb. 1774, leaving
Thomas, Philip, George, and Eebecca.

7 Francis Arthur (Most Eev.), D.D., Archbishop of Dub-
lin, consecrated Bishop of Clonfert 5 April, 1752, trans-
lated to Down and Connor 1753, to Meath 1764, and to
Dublin 14 April, 1766, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Nicholas
Bonfoy, Esq. of Abbotts Eipton, co. Huntingdon, and
d. s. p. 14 Dec. 1771.

8 Edward, of Dublin, M.D., d. Dec. 1778.

9 James, of Limerick, d. 23 Jan. 1766, leaving, by Juliana-
his wife, with daus., two sons, Thomas and Carew, of
Baldoyle, co. Dublin, who d. 1793, leaving a son,. James

IV. James, of whom hereafter.
The 2nd son,

James Smyth, Esq. of Mountown, co. Down, m. Francisca,
dau. of Edward Dowdall, of Mountown, and was father of

Eight Rev. Edward Smyth, D.D., Bishop of Down and
Connor, b. at Lisburn 1662, having been educated at the
University at Dublin under his uncle, Thomas Smyth, Bishop
of Limerick, was elected a Fellow in 16S4, but expelled by
James II. 1689. He was afterwards Chaplain to William III.,
and was appointed, 1696, Dean of St. Patrick's, and consecrated
Bishop of Down and Connor 2 April, 1699. He m. 1st, his
cousin, Elizabeth, dau. of William Smyth, Bishop of Kilmore,
by whom he had Elizabeth, ra. James, 1st Earl of Courtown,
He m. 2ndly, Hon. Mary Skeffington, dau. o£ Clotworthy, 3rd
Viscount Massereene, and had issue.





I. Skeffington Randal, of whom we treat.

II. Jame.«, of Tenny I'aik, co. Wicklow, M.P. for .Antrim, m.
Mary, dau. of James Agar, Esq., and sister of Klls, Conn-
tess of Branilon in her own right, and d. 1771, leaving i.^sue
(with three dans., Ellis, ni. Haneis, 1st Earl of Llandaff;
ilary, m. John Trcston, Esq. of Hellinter, and was mother
of Lord Tara ; and Elizabeth, in. Comte de Jarnac, Vicomte
de Chabot\ an only son,

Edward Skeffington (Sir), created a Bart. 1776, andaTrivy
Councillor: in. Margaret, dau. of Hyacinth Daly, Esq.
of Dalystown (and heir to her brother, the liigUt Hon.
Dennis Bowes Daly, M.P.), by whom he had two daus.
and co-heirs, Maria, m. James, 1st Lord Dunsandle, and
had issue, and Elizabeth, i,i. M. G. Prcndergast, Esq.,
M.P. f-.r Lialway.
1. Eachel, »i. Francis Burton, Esq., and had issue.
The Bishop of Down d. at Bath, Oct. 1720. His elder son,

Skeffington Randal S.mtth, Esq., ra. 21 Aug. 1735, Mary,
dau. of Hon. ;'.nd Rev. John Moore, D.D., Vicar of St. Kathe-
rine, Dublin, and Chaplain to the House of Commons, 4th son
of Henry, ord Earl of Drogheda, and d. 23 Oct. 1748, leaving a
dau. Mary, Hi. 1764, Lieut. -Col. Henry Gore, M.P. co. Long-
ford, 2nd Lord -Vnnaly of Tenelick, and a son,

Edward Smyth, Esq. of Jubilee Hall, Queen's Co., m. 1st,
Mary Anne Xeedhani, and 2ndly, Letitia, dau. of Very lUv.
Arthur Champagne, Dean of Clonnuicnois, and was s. by his

Henry S.mytii, Esq. of Mount Henry, Queen's Co., and
Terlieken, co. Longford, ra. Olivia, dau. of Eev. Edward
Lucas, of Coote Hill, and d. 1838, leaving an only son,
Edward Siceffington Randal Smyth, now of Mount Henry.
Seat — Mount Henry, Portarlington.


Smyth, Col. James, of Gaybrook, co. "VVcst-
meath, J. P. and D.L., Col. iu the Army, lately
commanding the Lancashire Fusiliers (20tli Eegt.),
h. 6 Oct. 1839; s. his brother 1890; m. 13 Sept.
1SS3, Lucy Helen, only dau. of George Nugent
Purdon, Esq. of Lisnabin, co. Westmeath {see that
J'amih/), and has issue,

I. Robert, b. Feb. 1885.

II. James, b. Jan. 1886.

Lineage. — William Smyth, Esq. of Dundrum, co. Down,
settled in Ireland from Rossdale Abbey, co. York, te^np.
James L, 1630. He m. Mary, dau. of John Dowdall, Esq. of
Glaspistell, co. Louth (by Anne his wife, dau. of Sir Thomas
Cusack, Lord Chancellor of Ireland), and had issue,
I. John, who had a son, James, and three daus., 1 Marjoriei
in. Richard Currell ; 2 Katherine, m. 1701, Benjamin Span
(their son, William, m. Katharine Hamilton, and had a dau.
Elizabeth Span, m. 1758, John McCausland, M.P. for Stra-
bane, and had a dau. Katherine, m. 1791, William Ci'uyng-
hani, Ut Lord Plunket, see Burke's Peerage) ; 3 Judith, m.
Capt. Kelly, of Portadown (their dau. Susanna, m. Ralph
Lambert, Esq. of Meath, whose dau. Elizabeth, was mother
of Sir John Dillon and of Alice Dillon, ni. Nathaniel Pres-
ton, of Swainston (3«» Burke's Peerage and Baronetage). The
only son,

James Smyth, m. his cousin, Sarah Dawson, and had,
with Richard, Eleanor, Anne, Mary, Eliza, and Marjone,
an elder son,

Eev. Currell .Smyth, ra. 1739, Anne, dau. of Rev. Robert
Meares, of the Meares Court family, and had, with a younger
6on, Currell, who d. at Florence, and two dans., Anne, ni.
John Hopkins, Esq., and Sarah, m. George Slator, Esq. of
Swiftbrooke, co. Dublin, an elder son,

Robert Smyth, Esq., m. Elizabeth Xewitt, and had

1 Currell, ra. Katherine, dau. of Charles Kelly, Esq. of
Glencarra, and had issue,

2 Robert.

3 William Henry, ra. Amanda Rooke, and had a son,
Egbert Bolton, Lieut. -Col. in the army, rn. Miss


4 Beresford Burston, ra. Clemina Kelly.

5 Henry, of AUenstown, co. Meath.

1 Sarah, ra. Thomas Houston, Esq.

2 Elizabeth Jane, ra. Robert Eyre, Esq. of Tarlton, co.

n. William, of Dundrum, ra. Mary Dowdall.

III. Ralph, of whom hereafter.

I. Isabel, ra. M. Dawson, Esq., and had issue.
The 3rd son,

Ralph Smyth, Esq. of Ballymacastle, co. Antrim, Capt. in
.the army, ra. Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Robert Hawkesworth, Knt.
■of Hawkesworth Hall, co. York, and had issue,

I. William (Right Eev.), his successor.

II. Thomas, ancestor of Smyth of Drumcree {see that

III. Ralph, of Portlick Castle, m. Mary Jackson, and had a
dau. Mary, ra. Anthony Walsh, Esq. of Grange-Cam, co.
Down, and a son,

Ralph, in. Anne Cornwall, who had, with a dau. Mary, m.
Thomas Johnson, Esq., of Lisburn (now John.son-Smyth),
a son,

Thomas, of Ballingarry Castle, co. Tipperary, i/j. Mary,
dau. of Thomas Cooke, Esq. of Ardglass, and had a

Ralph Smyth, m. Anne, dau. of John Drought, E.'sq.
of Lettybruok, King's CO., and had a son,

Thomas Smyth, m. Dorcas, dau. of John Smith, Esq. of
Violetstown, co. Westmeath, and had three sons, 1 Ralph,
of whom hereafter ; 2 John (Rev.), m. Jane, dau. of
Thomas Bernard, Esq. of Castle Bernard, Kings co. ; 3
William, of Gurteen, co. Tipperary, m. Sarah, dau. of
George Stoney, of Greyfort. The elder son,

Ralph Smyth, Esq. of Milford House, co. Tipperary, to.
Elizabeth, dau. of George Stoney, Esq. of Greyfort, and
had, with two daus., Rebecca Margaretta, di. Joseph Ber-
nard, Esq. of Frankfort, King's co., whose dau. Elizabeth,
m. James W. Cusack, of Abbeville and Cussington. and
Sarah, m. Lieut. -Col. C. A. Bailey, Governor of the island
of Goza, a son and heir,

Ralph Smyth, Esq. of Milford, in. Ellen, dau. of Ric-
hard Flood Firman, Esq. of Firmount, co. Tipperary, and
had (with six daus., 1 Joanna: 2 Horatia; 3 Anne; 4
Margaret; 5 Henrietta; 6 Ellen, 7n. Thomas Pierson Fir-
man and a younger son, Richard Flood, d. v.iwi.) two
elder sons,
Ealph, of Milford, in. Rebecca, dau. of Thomas Bunbury,

Esq. of Lisbryan, and d. leaving issue.
William Sydney, of Milford House, Christ Church, New

Zealand, b. 1816 ; n). Louisa, dau. of John D'Arcy, Esq.

of Clifdcn Castle, co. Galway, and granddau. ot 1st

Lord Bagot. and has issue, 1 Henry : 2 Norman Lionel

D'Arcy ; 3 Ralph Sneyd ; 1 Louisa, in. Philip Henry

Cannon, Esq. of Seaview ; 2 Ellen Sneyd; 3 Anne

Frances ; 4 Elizabeth.
IV. Robert (Rev.), Vicar of Ballyloughloe, co. Westmeath,
in. Miss Arnold, and had issue,
1 Michael, m. Isabella Johnstone, and had issue.

1 Alice, VI. Rev. Joseph Travels, and had issue.

2 Jane, m. 1714, Eev. Stephen Radcliffe, and had issue.

I. Alice, 5)1. George Lambert, Esq., and had issue, of whom Ralph Lambert, Bishop of Meath, 17'26-31, and Eliza-
beth, his sister, ))i. William Brabazonof Rath House, Louth,
and had issue {see Burke's Peerage^ Meath, E.).

II. M;iry, ra. Col. Daniel McGenis, and had issue.

III. Margaret.

Capt. Smyth's will is dated 15 Aug. 1688. His eldest son.

Right Rev. William Smyth, Bishop of Kilmore and
Ardagh, b. 1044, was consecrated Bishop of Raphoe 1682, and
translated to Kilmore 1693. He in. Mary, sister of Sir John
Povey , Chief Justice of the Common Pleas in Ireland, and had,

I. Ralph, in. Anne, dau. of Col. Sir J. Lanier, of the Guards
and d. s. p. 1737.

II. James, of whom we treat.

III. William, ancestor of Smythe of Barbavilla.

I. Elizabeth, ra. Edward Smyth, Bishop of Down and Con-

II. Mary, ra. Thomas de Burgh, Esq. of Oldtown, co. Kildare,
and had issue.

III. F'rances, in. Darby Clarke, Esq. of Kildare, and had

IV. Alice, in. Rev. John Echlin, nephew of John Vesey,
D.D., Archbishop of Tuam.

The Bishop of Kilmore d. 24 Feb. 1698. His 2nd son,

Ven. James Smyth, Archdeacon of Meath, appointed 14
Sept. 1732, in. Catherine, dau. of John Vesey, D.D., Arch-
bishop of Tuam, and had issue,

I. Ralph, of whom presently.

II. lulward, in. Eleanor Ralplison, and had a dau. Anna
Maria, in. William Newcome, D.D., Archbishop of Ar-

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