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IV. John James, of Tassagart, co. Dublin, J. P., 6. 20 July,
1806; m. 12 March, 1849, Catherine Helen, dau. of Rev.
William Foster, of Belle Isle, co. Donegal, Rector of Lough-
gilly, CO. Antrim, and granddau. of Right Rev. William
Foster, Bishop of Clogher (brother of Right Hon. John
Foster, Lord Oriel, last Speaker of the Irish House of Com-
mon.s) ; and d. 6 Aug. 1891, having by her had issue,

1 John Stuart (Rev.), of Tassagart, M.A Cantab., 6.1854.

2 William Henry Foster, 6. 1860 ; m. 16 June, 1888, Frances
Hariiei Uaniillon, youngest dau. of ICdward James Jatk-
son, Esq. of Upwell, co. JSforfolk, and of The Priory, St.
Andrews, N.B., and widow of Capt. W. Unett, 21st

1 Helen Catherine, in. 14 Jan. 1874, Moutray Gledstanes,
E?q. of Fardross, co. Tyrone.

2 Mar>;aret Stuart, TO. 1883, Rev. Duncan John Brownlow,^
Rector of Ardbraccan, co. Meath.

3 Lily Sarah, to. 1880, Rev. Richard Stuart Dobbs Canip-
btD, M.A., Rector of St. Mary's, Athlone

6 s 2





4 Cr.tlicrine Matild:i Frances, m. ISS'2, ShuldUam Henry
Sliaw, Esq. of Kavenswell, Br.iy.
6 MatiUia Anna Hilen.
▼. Eiohard (Rev.), M.A., of Tullvflonnell, co. Ponesal,
Canon of Clogher, Uettoiof Perrvvollan, and I'rebcndaiy "f
Kilslierry, b. 1S12 : m. l.'^t, 13 July, 1841, Mary Davenport,
ilau ot IJov. Bartluilomcw Lloyd, Provost of Trin Coll.
Di-.Win, and by her liad issue, Hiehard Lloyd and Klcanor.
Ho i.t. -Jndlv, 12 May, l^nS, Kiuily, dan. of Major James
Kvnastoa Edwards, of Old Court, co. WicLlow, by whom lie
2 John Hamilton, l\Iajor Puke of Cornwall's Lis;ht
Iiifantrv(claspand Kli^-nive's star for Ksryptian campait:"),
b. 1 June, lBn4; ni. ISS'l. Florence Lyla, dau. of Thomas
Williams, Esq. of Yarih House, Hampstead, and has issue,
two daus.. Gladys Loifise and Florence Eiiiily Beryl.
8 James Kynusiou Edwards, ii.A. Trln. Coll. Dublin,

4 Stuart Joseph. 5 Ecresford St. George.

2 Emily Margaret Elizabeth. 3 Ellen. 4 Annie.

I. Margaret, d. unm. ii. Sarah Elizabeth, (?.i/)!i)i.

III. Matilda, 7)i. 10 May, 1844, Key. liawdon Griffilh Greene,
Hector of Sandgate, co. Kent.
The ord son,

The TacHT Rev. Hajiiltov Versciiotle, D.D., of Castle-
fhauaghan. Lord Bishop of Kilmore, KIphin, and Ardagli, 6.
April, 1S03; Chancellor of Christ Church, 1S55; Dean of
Ferns, 1SG2 ; and Bishop of Kilmore, 1862: m. 1833, Catherine
Margaret, dau. and evcntiuilly co-heiress of the Very Kcv.
'I'iiomas Hawkins, of Eallybodonnell, co. Donegal, Dean of
Clonfert, and by her (who d. 19 Nov. 1883) had issue,

I. Hamilton Stcabt (Rev.), now of Castleshanaghau.

II. John, b. 184G; d. 1^49.

III. John Thomas Samuel, b. 1S5I ; m. 1S75, AUeia, dau. of
Col. Newbolt. and d. 1^8-, leaving issue, Catherine Sluart.

iv. Frederick Thomas, of Castle Troy, co. Limerir.k, J. P.,
Capt. late 'ind Brig. South Irish Div. K.A., b. 1851 ; m. 20
Oct. 1891, Hilda Caroline Hildyard, youngest dau. of Robert
Blair, Esq. of BLnckdales, Ayrshire, and has issue, Hilda
Caroline Gwcnda.

I. Catherine, d. unm. u. Sarah Matilda, d. unm. 1862.

III. Matilda Mary, d. v.nm. 1861.

IV. Thomasina, m. I86G, Rev. Dawson Francis Chapman,
Vicar of St. Peter's, Preston.

V. Margaret Emily,

The Bishop d. 29 Jan. 1870.

A)-m$ — Quarterly: Ist and 4th grand quarters, arg., on a
chevron between three boars' heads couped gu. langued
iiz. a cross pattiie or, for Verscuoyle ; 2nd grand quarter,
srg. a chevron gu. between three boars' heads erased sa.
langued of the second, for Nesiutt; and on a canton the
iirins ef Stdart namely, quarterly, 1st, or, a lion rampant
vithin a double tic^sure tiory counterflory gu. lor ScoT-
j.AND ; 2nd, or, a fesse chequy az. and arg. in chief a label
cf three points gu, for Stcabt; 3rd, arg., a saltire betwepu
lour roses gu., for Lennox ; 4th, or, a lion rampant gu., the
whole within a bordure compony az. and arg. ; 3rd grand quar-
ter, per chevron arg and vert three hinds trippant ppr., for
UA.WKINS; over all on an escutcheon of pretence tlie arms of
GooLD, namely, az. on a or between live goUUinehes three
in chief and two in base ppr., three mullets of the field, in the
centre chief point a crescent of the second for difference.
<juartenng Quix and Rioedan. Crest — A boar's head couped
gu. langued az. charged with a cross patt6e or. Motto —
Xemperans et constaus.

liMidence — Villa S. Patiizio, S. Remo, Italy.


Ve3et, JsABfcT.LA ; WALLER ; and Zara, of Dcrra-
bard, CO. Tyrone, s. on tlie death of their brotlier

liineaee.— George Vesey, Esq. of Hollymount, co. Mayo
(Othsonof John Vesey, D.D., Archbishop of Tuam),7H. Frances,
dau. of Archibald Stewart, Esq. of Ballintoy, co. Antrim,
and had (with four daus., Anne, d. v.iiai. ; Letitia, m, her
cousin, George Vesey, Esq. of Luc an ; Frances, m. Thomas
Lindsay, Esq. ; and Mary, m. John Ladaveze, Esq.) issue,

I. Francis, Eanistrr-at-lAw and Master in Chancery, to.
1756, Elizabeth Kenrick, and had issue, I George; 2
Francis; 1 Matilla; 2 Eliza.

II. JoHS, of whom presently.

Hi. Thomas (Rev.), who by Mary his wife had issue,

1 George, of Hollymount, d. s. p.

2 Thomas Agmoiidisham (Rev.), Rector of Magherafelt, nu
1792, Anna Maria, dau. of Rev. Mr. Murray, and d. 1841,
leaving issue,

William (Rev.), of Clarinda Park, Kingstown, h. II June,
1800: 711. Sept. 18C2, Mary Anne, dau. of Richard
Darling, Esq.

George (Rev.), d. 1852, leaving a widow and two sona
and two daus.
Thomas Agmondisham, of Cookstown, co. Tyrone, m.
Jemima Gregg, and has one son and three daus.
John Stuart, M.D., jji. Lucy Boyle, and had one son and

three daus.
Elizabeth Frances,™. Rowley Miller, Esq.ofMoneymore.
Mary Anne, vi. Col. George William Blaihwayl, J. P.,
of Dyrham Park, co. Gloucester, who d. 1871.
The 2nd son,

John Vesey, Esq., m. Jane, dau. of Poole Hickman, Esq.
of Kilmore, co. Clare, and had issue,

I. William, m. Phoebe Bingham, and had a son, John Vesey.

II. George, of whom presently.

III. Poole Hickn]an, Lieut. -Col., m. his cousin Mary, dau. of
James Transe, Esq.

IV. John Agmondisham, Gen. in the army, m. the dau. of
— Reyiiell.

V. Francis, Capt. R.N., m. the dau. of — Lloyd, of Carmar-
the I.

I. Frances, i?i. Robert Marshall, Esq. ii. Letitia.

III. Maria, m. Capt. Lindsay, co. ihgo.
The 2nd son,

Rev. Georoe Veset, D.D.. of Derrabard and Merrion
Square, Dublin, Rector of Manfieldstown, co. Louth, Reader
at the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, and Chaplain of the
Garrison, Dublin, m. Oct. 1789, Barbara, dau. and heir of
Samuel Taylor, Esq. of Grange, near Swords, co. Dublin, and
by her (who d. 19 Dec. 1832, aged 70), left at his decease, 29
Feb. 1845, aged 84,

I. Samcel, his heir.

I. Anna Jane, m. (licence dated 30 March, 1814) Robert EU-
woud, Esq. of Knoekaboo, co. Roscommon.

II. Saiah, m. 26 July, 1813, Rev. Christophilus Garstin,
Rector of Ballyroney, co. Down, 2nd son of Christupliilus
Garstin, Esq. of Bragganstown, co. Louth, and d. 26 Aug.
1812, leaving issue (.vee Garstin of Brarrganstcwn).

III. Frances, m. 1 June, 1822, Mervyu Stewart, Esq. of

IV. Phoebe, m. 18 Aug. 1824, Robert Holt Truell, Esq. of Clon-
inannen, co. 'iVieklow (see that famiUj) .

V. Eleanor, m. liobert Law, M.D., ot Upper Merrion Street,

The son and heir,

Samuel Vesey, Esq. of Derrabard, J. P. and D.L., High
Sheriff 18'26, b. Nov. 1795; m. 10 Feb. 1816, Waller, 3rd dau.
of the Right Rev. John Kearney, D.D., Bishop of Ossory,
previously Provoit of Trin. Coll. Dublin, and by her (who d.
'J.I July, 1876) had issue,

I. John Agmondisham, b. 1819; </. unm. 1861.

II. George Waller, of Derr.ibard.

III. Mebvyn iREVOh, b. 1826, d. 28 Nov. 1877.

I. Anne in. 2 Nov. 1843, James Lendrum, Esq., D.L., of
Magheracross, co. Fermanagh, and had issue.

II. Frances, m. 1346, William Woolsey, Esq. of Castle Bel-

in. Isabella^ J j j ^j^^^jj. ^j.Qther, and now of

IV. Waller ^ D^.abard.

V. Zara J

Mr. Vesey d. 12 Dec. 1876, and was s. by his eldest surviving

George Waller Veset, Esq. of Derrabard, co. Tyrone,
J. P. and D.L. co. Tyrone, High Sheriff 1879 and J.P. co.
Cavan, Major late 5th Dragoon Guards, b. I July, 1821 ; d. 28
Feb. 1887, and was s. by his three sisters and co-heiresses.

Arms — Or, on a cross sa. a patriarchal cross of the field.
Cnsf— A hand in armour, holding a laurel-branch, all ppr.
Alotio— Sub hoc signo vinces.

Seat — Derrabard, Omagh.


CoLTHUEST-VESET,(3rEORGE,Esq.ofLucan House,
CO. Dublin, J. P., Capt. King's Shropsliire Light
Infantry, b. 27 April, 1859.

Xiineage. — This is a branch of the very ancient family of
Vesey, now represented by Viscount De Vesci.

The Right Hon. Agmondisham Vesey, 2nd son of the Most
Rev. John Vesey, Archbishop of Tuam, and brother of Sir
Thomas Vesey, Bart., grandfather of the 1st Viscount De
Vesci, m. 1st, Charlotte, dau. and sole heir of William Sars-
field, Esq. of Lucan, co. Dublin, eldest brother of Patrick,
Earl of Lucan, and by herhad issue, two daus., Anne, wife of
Sir J' dm Bingham, Bart., and Henrietta, wife of Caisar Col-
clough, Esq. of Tintern Abbey. Mr. Vesey vi. 2ndly, Jane,
dau. of Capt. Edward Pottinger, and relict, 1st, of John
Reynolds, of Killabride, and 2ndly, of Sir Thomas Butler,
Bart., by wliich lady (who d. 1746) he had issue.





I. Agmondisham, his heir. ii. Edward.

HI. Charles, R.N.

IV. George, to. 1754, his cousin, Letitia, dau. of his uncle,
the Kev. George Vesey, and had a son, George, of whom
presently, as heir to his uncle.

1. Jiine. II. Letitia (Mrp. Meredyth).

ni. Catherine, wife of Anthony Jepiison, Esq. of Mallow,
M.P. . IV. Seniira.

Agmondisham Vesey (whose will, dated 18 March, 1733, was
proved 7 May, 1739) was s. by his son,

Agmondisham Veset, Esq. of Lucan, M.P., Accountant-
General of Ireland, m. Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Thomas Ve.=ey,
Bart., Bishop of Ossory, and widow of William Ilandcock,
Esq. of Twyford, co. Wcstaieath, M.P., but by this lady, who
was the accomplished Mrs. Vesey, the friend of Dr. Johnson,
he had no issue. His will bears date 19 Sept. 1772, and was
proved 20 Dec. 1785. His nephew and heir.

Col. Geokge Veset, of Lucan, m. Emily, dau. of the Eight
Hon. David LaTouclie, and had issue, an only child and heir,

Elizabeth Vesey, m. 1818, Sir Nicholas Conway Colthurst,
Bart., and their 2nd son,

Charles Colthurst-Veset, Esq. of Lucan, J.P. co. Kildare,
J.P. and D.L. co. Dublin, High Sheriff 18.58, Col. Dublin Li^ht
Infantry Militia, b. 1826; m. 20 July, 1858, Annie, dau. of
Col. Pavid Eraser, and niece of Lady Stanuus, and had

I. George, now of Lucan House.

II. Charles Nicholas, Capt. 8th Hussars, 6. 11 Aug. 1360.

III. Edward Robert, b. 30 April, 1862.

This gentleman assumed by royal licence, bearing date 21
Nov. 1860, the additional surname and arms of Vesey, and d.
11 May, 1885.

J riiis— Quarterly: 1st and 4th, or, on a cross sa. a patii-
archal cross of the field, for Vesey; 2nd and 3rd, arg., on a
fes>e, between three cults courant sa. , as many trefoils .slijiped
or, for Colthurst. OvsJs— 1st, A hand in armour, holding a
laurel-branch, all ppr , for Veset ; 2nd, A colt statant sa., fur
Colthurst. Motto — Sub hoc signo vinces.

Seat — Lucan House, Lucan.

ViCKEEMAN, Chaeles Ranken, Esq. of Hean
Castle, CO. Pembroke, b. 30 Dec. 1817 ; m. 30 Aug.
1850, Jane Dorothy, elder dau. of Eev. Bridges
Harvej, Eector of Doddinghurst, Essex, and bj her
(who d. 14. Feb. 1885) had. issue,

Charles Henby Ranken, 6. 27 Nov. ISOo ; educated at

Eton, and Jesus Coll. Cambridge.
Jane Katheiine Rosalind.

Lineage. — John Vickerman, Esq. of Gray's Inn (son of
John Vickerman, by Fanny his wife), m. 14 Jan. 1813, Anne,
dau. of William Henry Ereemantle, Esq. and by her (who d.
24 June, 1864) had issue,

Charles Ranken, now of Hean Casile.

Francis Lonnbourne, m. and d. at Nelson, N.Z., leaving
issue, four sons and one dau.

Cecilia, m. Robert Barker, Esq., and d. s. p.
Mr. Vickerman d. 30 Sept. 1832.

Seat — Hean Castle, Saundersfoot, co. Pembroke.

Ciubs — Couttitutional, and Junior Constilutional.


ViGOES, Thomas Meecee Cliefe, Esq. of Bur-
gage, CO. Carlow, J.P. co. Carlow, s. his luicle,
Thomas Mercer Vigors, 7 Sept. 1881, b. 13 March,
1853 ; m. 4 April, 1877, Mary Louisa Helen, eldest
dau. of Col. the Hon. Robert Handcock, and has

I. Edward Cliffe, 6. 9 Oct. 1878.

II. Ashmead Ludlow Chffe, b. 22 Jan. 1884.

I. Kathleen Mary, 6. 4 Feb. ISSO.

II. Eileen Edmge, 6. 15 May, 1881.

Lineag-e.— Rev. Louis Vigors, of ITolladon, Bridgerule,
North Devon, b. 1578, was the first of the family who settled
in Ireliind. He matriculated at Exeter Coll. Oxford, 5 May,
1598. In the Irish records, he appears as Vicar of Kilfaugh-
na'^eg and Kilcoe, co. Cork, 1616 and 1634; Vicar of Temple-
quinlan, Diocese of Ross, 2 Feb. 1016; Trcasurerof the Cathe-
dral of Ross, 28 March, 1631, installed 7 Jlay same year. He
TO. Thomasine, only dau. of Thomas Call, gent, of Holladon
and Bridgerule, and widow of — Yeo, of Biidgende (marriage

licence dated 18 April, 1610), and d. at Bideford, Nortli
Devon, 9 Oct. 1642, aged 64, and his widow, Thomasine, d. at
Holsworthy, Devon, in March, 1651. " He was seized in fee
of the demesne lands of Hallaeton of the value of £300 per
annum, and divers otherlands and tenements, etc." (Chancery
Proceedings, Charles 1.). His son and heir,

Rev. Urban Vigors, was Rector of Ardnageehy, co. CorT<,
Sept. 1634, and Vicar of Kilworth and Kilcruinp, co. Cork,
1635 to 1039, also Chaplain to Roger, Lord Broghill, 1st Earl
of Orrery, during the Rebellion of 1641. He 7/.. about 1635-S6,
Catherine, dau. of Rev. Thomas Boyle, sister of Richard Boyle,
D.D., Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin, andof Rot;er Boyle, D.D.,
Bishop of Clogher {see Earl of Cork and Orrery, Bdbke's
Peerage and Baronetage), and had issue,

I. Urban, of whom presently.

II. Thomas, of co. Kildare (1700), and of Taghmon, co. Wex-
ford (1707). Hem. in 1674, Kiizabeth Gilbert, widow, of
Castledermot, co. Kildare, and had, w ith two daus. (Mary, m.
Rev. Joshua Thomas, Rector of Ferns, Prebendary of Kil-
rush, CO. Wexiord, son of the Rev. Thomas Thomas,
Prebendary of Clone 1705, and Kilnish 1713; the Rev.
Joshua Thomas d. 1738; and Martha, m. April, 1711, Rev.
James Eurrowes, Rector of Kethard, co. Wexford), a son,

Roger (Rev.\ 6. 1683, ordained by his uncle, Bartholomew
Vigors, Bishop of Ferns and Leighlin, 22 March, 1708,
Rector of Barrah, co. Carlow, Dec. 1710; and also Recterof
Ballyconnoek and Mulrankin, co. Wixfo d; his will is
dated 9 Jan. 1734, and ho d. soon after, leaving, by
Elizabeth hiswite, dau. of John Harvey, Esq. of Killiane,
CO. Wexford, and widow of l.ihard Rowe, Esq. of
Ballyharty, same CO., with two younger sons,
Bartholomew, 6. 1705, and William, and two daus.,
Meek, m. 1736, John Vickers, Esq. (marriage licence
dated 16 Feb.), and Martha, living unra. 1725, an elder

Urban, of Ballyconnick, and New Ross, co. Wexford ; m.
the dau. of Rev. Jcshua Thomas, Prebendary of Kilrush,
CO. Wexford, and had issue,

1 Roger, to. 2 March, 1766, Mrs. Esther Grainger, of
New Ross, widow, and dau. of Hoyd, of Uos.slare.

2 Urban, 6. 1747, a Lieut.-Gen. in the H.E.I.C.S.
(Madras Presidenc>) 1770: 7?i. Elizabeth, widow of
Thnmas Constable. Esq. of Duljlin, and dau. of Joseph
Smith, Esq. of Bristol ; she d. Aug. 1817, aged 79 ; he
d. iu London 10 April, 1815, s. p , and w;is bur. h\
Marylebone Church, where there is a handsome
monument erected to his memory.

3 Bartholomew, a Major in the H.E.I.C.S. (Madras
Presidency), 1770 ; he married in India.

4 Joshua.

1 Margaret, to. Oct. 1761, John Squires, Esq. of New
Ross, she d. April, 1794.

2 Frances, m. (licence dated 12 July, 1760) Solomon-
Riehards, Esq. of Solsborougli, co. Wexford {see
Richards of Solsi,oro%i/li).

3 .Mary, to. Majur John Cott;rave, Madras Engineers,
■who d. 13 April, 1825, leaving issue.

4 Martha, to. Gen. Hewett, C.B., who d. 16 April,
1825, and had issue, one son and two daus.

III. George, living July, 1715.

IV. Bartholomew, b. at Tawton (Bishops Tawton), Devon,
bapt. there 18 Feb. 16i.3, M.A. and LL.B., J. P., Rector of
St. Mary's, Wexford, 1681. In 1668, he was made Clian-
cellor of Ferns, and was for many years Vicar-General of the
diucese. He was promoted Dean of Armagh 29 J une, 1681,
and was consecrated Bishop of Ferns and i.eighlin 8 Marc:.,
1691. He m. circa 1074, Alartha, dau. of Constantino Neale,
Esq. of .New Ross, co. Wexford, and sister of Ven. Bpnjainii>
Neale, Aroh eacon of Leighlin. The Bishop (who lelt by
his will a farm value £548, and £300 to enrich the .See of
Leighlin, and build a manse hoii<e;,rf. 3 Jan. 1721, aged 76,
and was tur. in the Earl of Cork's tomb, in St. Patrick's
Cathedral, Dublin, as was also liis widow, 19 July, 1729.
Their children were,

1 Richard, bapt. in Wexford, 3 Apiil, 1679; bur. in the
Eail of Cork's tomb, St. Patrick's, 21 leb. 10^0-91.

2 Roger, bapt. 16 Jan. 1680.

1 Mary, ni. Rev. Robert Elliott, D.D. of New Ross, and
had issue.

2 Katheiine, 6. in Wexford 29 Dec. 1675, m. John Beau-
champ, Esq. of Ballyloughane, co. Carlow, M.P., and had

3 Su.sanna, bapt. in Wexford, 2 Sept. 1677 ; m. St. Leger
Gilbert, Esq. of Kilmindiy, Queen's Co. She was bur.
in the Earl of Cuiks tomb, in Dublin, 20 Sept. 1713,
leaving issue.

4 Martha, m. Sir Thomas Burdett, 1st B.ort. of liahenderry
(see Kurke's Peerage and Baronetage, Weldon).

Rev. Urban Vigors d. at Bishops T.awton, Devon, intestate,
16r.2, and administration was gianted to his widow 11 Sept.
that year. His eldest son.

Urban Vigors, Esq. nf Old Leighlin, J.P. co. Carlow and
High Sheriff 1700, and a Commissioner for that co. uniler the
Act 01 William III. cap. 3, 6. 1036. He to. Bridget, dau. of





Allen Tench, Esq. of Staplestown, co. Cavlow (yoiuifjcst son
of — Tench, Esq. of Nantwich, co. Chester, who eamc to
Jreland about lOio. and wa.'; granted hy Kiiic Ciiakles II.
t'states in the cos. of Wexford and Carlow), and sister of
John Tench, Esq. of Mulliuderry, co. Wexford, and had two

I. EicHARD. his heir.

ji. Thomas, of Hevwood and Perryfore. in Queen's Co.
17U, of Sohlon. l)evon, 172o, and of Corres, co. Carlow,
1729, b. 1S84. Capt. of the Black Horse (Liijonier's Dra-
goons\ J. P. Queens Co., and Hish SheritT 1714. By
Marjraret his 1st wife, he had four sons and one dau., 1
Urban, 6. 14 .Tulv, 1704, liviufr.Tune, 17'J9; 2 Bartholomew,
b. 3 Aug. 1705, d. -0 Jan. 1706; 3 John, of Voughal, co.
Cork, ft! 24 June. 1709; 4 Bourke, b. 13 Jidy, 171.^); 1 Lucy,
6. 14 Pec. 1707. m. 1st, Sept. 1728, Michael Hcwctson, Esq.,
of PuWin (2nd son of Christopher Hcwctson and his wife,
Ursula Wallis, 31. P. for Thouiastown, co. Kilkenny, 1695,
and great grandson of Christopher Hewerson, Treasurer of
Christ Cluirch Cathedral, Publin, 1!J9C-1604), and 2ndly.
Jan. 1735. Samuel Carpenter, Esq., and d. April, 1751. He
VI. 2ndlv, I )ec. 1 735, Mrs. Elizabeth Naylor, widow, hy whom
(who.i."l737) he had no issue. He m. 3rd'iy, Nov. 1737,
Elizabeth, dau. of Edward Mercer, Esq. of Tlie Lodge,
Eagenalstown, co. Carlow, by whom he had further issue,
two sons and as many dans. ; 5 Richard, of Orchard, co.
Carlow, b. 17:'9, d. 17bO: C Edward (Rev.), of whom here-
after; 2 Mary, d. young; 3 Bridget, m. Nov. 17Ga, William
Dawson, Esq. of Noghaval, co. Westmeath. Capt. Vigors
<f. Oct. 1750; his youngest son,
Edward (Rev.), of Burgage, co. Carlow, Rector of Shan-
kill, co. Kilkenny, 17Sl, b. 1747, M.A.,T.C.P. ; ra. 1773,
Warv, dau. of Edward Low, Esq. of Lissoy, co. West-
meath, and d. 27 June, 1797 (will dated 2 June, 1794),
leaving (with two daus., Elizabeth, d. unm., bO July,
1S2S, and JIaria, m. 4 Sept. 1805, Rev. George Alcock.
Rector of Ullard, co. Kilkenny, and d. 5 March, 1»64), a
Thomas Mercer (Rev.), of Burgage, Rector of Powers-
town, CO. Kilkenny, 1817, until his death in 1880, b. 23
Oct. 1775. B.A. Trin. Coll. Publin, 1790, M.A. 1832,
ordained 26 March, 1797 ; m. 27 Aug. 1810, Anne, dau.
of liev. John Clitfe, of New Ross, and co-heir of her
brother, John Chffe, by whom (whocL 1 Oct. 1861, aged
781 he had eight sons and two daus. He d. 7 April,
1850 ; his issue were

1 Edward, 6. 21 Oct. 1811; d. 2mm. at Toulouse 16
Dec. 1828.

2 John Cliffe, b. 1 Jan. 1813; d. 14 Jan. 1813.

S John Cliffe, B.A., TCP., J. P. co. Carlow, late
Major in the Carlow Rifles, b. 22 June, 1814: d. unm.
10 Jan. 1881, at Burgage. He bequeathed his estates
to his brother, Thomas Mercer, for his lifetime, and
after his death to his nephew, Thomas Mercer Cliffe,
who s. to them in Sept. of the same year through
the death of his uncle, Thomas Mercer.

4 Bartholomew Urban, B.A. Trin. Coll. Dublin, 1839,
Ik 24 May, 1817 ; to. 3 June, 1852, at Perth, Western
Australia, Charlotte Elizabeth, eldest dau. of Col.
John Bruce, andrf. at Perth, 15 March, 1854, when he
was Acting-Advocate-General of the colony, leaving
liy his wife (who m. 2ndly, 15 June, 18U5, Charles
Leathley, Esq. of Roseville, Hampton, Middlesex,
and d. 1 Oct. 1877) one son, Thomas Mercer Cliffe,
now of Burgage.

5 Thomas Mercer, M.I.C.E., b. 19 Sept. 1819, B.A.
Trin. Coll. Publin, Superintending Engineer Northern
Railway, Nattore, Bengal. "Paring the Sonthal
insurrection he received the thanks of the Governor
General and Council of India for having given the
first check to that rebellion." Ho lu. 13 Jan. 1857,
.Sophie, youngest dau. of Rev. Charles William
iKiyne, Prebendary of Fethard, co. Wexford, and d. 7
Supt. 1881, at Burgage, leaving issue bv her (who d. 5
Kov. 1865). 1 Charles Thomas Poyne, Ceylon C.S., b.
II Pec. 1-67, m. 22 April, 1882, at Colombo, Ceylon,
Eobina Margaret, 2nd surviving dau. of William Fer-
gu.son, F.L.S., of Kelvin Grove, Colombo, and has
issue, Mer\-yn Poyne, b. 19 Nov. 1886, Esmcc Innes,
b. 22 June, 1885; and EUinor May, b. at Colombo, 29
July, 1892 ; 2 Thomas Mercer, Capt. 4tli (King's Own)
liegt., b. 24 Oct. 1859, m. 17 Pec. 1892, at IMalta,
^■ellie Josephine, dau. of J.Rhatigan, Esq.; 3 Pliilip
Urban Walter, Capt. 11th (North Pevon) Regt., 6. 8
Feb. 1868, »/t. 21 Oct. 1^91, Anna Louisa Hyacinthe,
Srd dau. of the late Rev. Hyacinth P'Arcy, of Clifden
Castle, CO. Galway, and has issue. Hyacinth P'Arcy;
4 Clitfe Henry, Capt. Royal Irish Regt., b. 9 June,

6 Percy, 6. 28 Pec. 1820, B.A. Trin. Coll. Publin, 1848,
High sheriff of the colony of the Cape of Good Hope
for many years, d. unm. in London 5 Feb. I8»9.

7 Richard William (Rev.), b. 20 Nov. 1823, M.A.
Ti in. Coll. Publin, 1867, ordained 17 Oct. 1852, Curate
of Westbury. co. Gloucester, 1859, of Henbury, 1861-9 ;
Rector of Littleton-on-Severn, 1869-75, of Eiidge,
Sussex, ib75-9 and Rector of Llanwenarth, Piocese

of Hereford, 1879. He m. 1 Nov. 18G6, Emily, dau.
of Philip Vaughan, Esq. of Redland House, co.
Gloucester, and has issue, 1 Thomas Mercer de Cliffe ;
2 Richard Percy Lyttleton, 2nd Lieut. Connaught
Rangers : 1 Emily Edith; 2 Eva Alic Maude.
8 Philip Poyne, of Hollnden, co. Carlow, J. P., High
.Slieritf 1894, served on the stafTin Ireland 1862-63, and
with the 11th and 19lh Regts. in Australia. Burmah,
and India, Col. late eomnianding 19th (the Princess of
Wales's Own) Regt., retired on full pay 12 Jan. 1881;
m. 19 July, 1882, Margaret Caroline, 3rd dau. of
Major Henry J. P. W'>odhead, of Heathtield House,
Sussex, and 12, Norfolk Terrace, Brighton, and has
issue, Esther Alice.

1 Sarah.

2 Anne Maria, h. 29 Oct. 1829; d. 18 Jan. 1830.

Mr. Urban Vigors was attainted by the Parliament of James II.,
and was subsequently a Commissioner for co. Carlow under
the Act 10 William III., d. 7 May, 1716, aged 80 years, and
was s. by his eldest son,

Richard Vigors, Esq. of Old Leighlin, cornet in Capt.
Pierce Butter's troop of Pragoons, 1702, High .Sheriff co.
Carlow 1714; )u. 1st, Mary, granddau. of Samuel and Mary
Green, by whom (who d. 2 March, 1704) he h:id no issue. He
m. 2ndly, 1705, Jane, dau. of John Cliffe, Esq. (Cromwell's
Secretary at War in Ireland) and sister of John ClitTe, Esq. of
Mulrancan (see Cliffe of Bcllevuc), by whom (who was b. 16
June, 1682, and d. Nov. 1768) he had issue,

I. Bartholomew (Very Rev.), his heir.

II. John, successor to his brother.

III. Thomas, d. unm. 3 Dee. 1779.

I. Ellinor, b. 1710 ; m. Feb. 1736, William Cliffe, Esq. of New

Ross, and d. 9 Nov. 1806.
Mr. Vigors d. intestate 1723 ; administration was granted to his
widow 2 March, 17

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