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e, Jane, Frances,
Clarinda, and Henrietta) and an only son,

Nicholas Lynch, Esq. of Barna, D.L., High Sheriff of
Galway 1843, b. 22 Feb. 1804; m. 24 Nov. 1835, Eliza, 2nd dau.
of Stephen Grehan, Esq. of Eutland Square, Dublin, by Mar-
garet his wife, dau. of George Eyan, Esq. of Inch {see that
/amilij), and by her (who d. 10 March, 1857) had issue,

Maeccs Nicholas, now of Barna.

Margaret.

Mr. Lynch d. 22 Nov. 1662.

Arms — Az., a chevron between tliree tiefoils slipped or.
Crest (adopted by the family) — A rose tree ppr. Jlfoito— Semper
fidelis. - . ... , ..

ISeat — ^Bama, Galway. : '. ": '. .•.•■. ; !



LYNCH OP DURAS.

LxNCfT, John Wilson, Esq. of Duras Park
and Ecnraore, co. Galway, Hon. Major Galway
Militia, D.L. for Galway, and J.P. for Galway co.
and town, and for co. Clare, was High Sheriff for
Galway 185S, Clare 1866, and for Galway co. 1870,
b. 1831 ; m. 1865, Fanny, 2nd dau. of Sir Thomas
N. Kedington, K.C.B., of Kilcornan, and has issue,

t. Mark, B.A. Ch. Ch. Oxford, b. 1866, and d. 1892.

II. Thomas David, b. 1870.

III. William Patrick.

I. Ellen. n. Fanny.

Lineag'e. — Mark Lynch, Esq. of Renmore,.co. Galway,
b. 1684; TO. Jane, only dau. of Nicholas Biggs, Esq. of Jamaica,
and had two sons, Patekk, his heir, and Nicholas, d. s. p.
The elder and heir,

Patrick Lynch, Esq. of Eenmore, 6. 1714; m. 1747, Anne,
sister of Sir Charles ffrench, Bart, of Castle ffrench, and aunt
of Thomas, 1st Baron ffrench, and by her had, with two daus.,
who both d. s.p., two sons, Mark, of whom presently, and
Matthew, Barrister-at-Law. The elder son,

Maek Lynch, Esq. of Duras Park, co. Galway, b. 1755 ; m.
1785, Barbara, only child of Stephen Burke, Esq., of Gwer,
CO. Galway, and by her had one son,

Pateick Maeccs Lynch, late of Duras Park.
He m. 2ndly, 1792, Victoire, dau. of Richard Wolsey Cormick,
Esq. of Wolsey Park, in the island of Grenada, by Lucy Bar-
bara his wife, sister of Sir George Leonard Staunton, Bart.,
and by her had issue at his death, 1822,



George .Staitnton, of Ciydagh House, co. Galway ^. cfer to
Lynch-Staunton).

Henry Cokmick, Capt. H.E.I.C.S. Madras, b. 1801; m. 1838,
Charlotte, dau. of J. Brock Wood, Esq. of Huntingdon Hall,
CO. Chester, and had a son, George Staunton, b. 1839, Lieut.
Hants Artillery Militia. Capt. Lynch s. to the estate of
Leigh Park, near Havant, Hants, 1859, on the death s.p . of
his cousin. Sir G. T. Staunton, Bart, {see Staunton), and(/.
in the same year, having assumed the additional name and
arms of Staunton.

Richard M., of Glenard, co. Galway, J.P., m. Georgina, dau.
of the Rev. G. Varenne, D.D., Rector of Staplehurst, Kent,
and has a dau., Anna Varenne, m. Major Foster, late 19thi
Regt.

Charles ffrench, deceased.

Lucy, in. Richard Martyn, Esq. of Galway, decea.^ed.

Jeannette Victoire, m. Abraham V. Eoyse, Esq. (2nd son of
Thomas Eoyse, Esq, of Nantenant House, co. Limerick),
deceased. Margaret, d. unm.

The eldest son,

Patrick Maecus Lynch, Esq. of Duras Park and Eenmore
Park, J. P., High Sheriff 1845, b. 1785; to. 1820, Ellen, only
dau. of John Wilson, Esq. of Belvoir, co. Clare, and had issue,

John Wilson, now of Duras.

William Joseph, an officer 19th Regt. ; b. 1835, d. 1874.

Barbara, m. 1851, Lieut. -Col. Gcoghegan, H.E.I.C.S.

Ellen, m. 1855, Edward Thomas Stapleton, Esq., and d. 1892.

Eliza. Mary Jane. Fanny.

He d. 18«4.

Arms — Az., a chevron between three trefoils slfpped or.
Crest — A lynx passant cowarded ppr. Motto — Semper tidelis.

Seats — Duras, Kinvara, co. Galway ; Renmore, Galway j
Belvoir, Six-Mile Bridge, co. Clare.

CZiti>— Junior United Service, S.W.



LYNCH OF CLYDAGH.

{See Lynch-Stauntox.)



LYNCH OF PARTRY.

Lynch, Heney Blosse, Esq. of Pavtry House,
CO. Mayo, Capt. Dorsetshire Eegt., h. 16 Dec. 1856 ;
s. his father, 1884.

Lineag'e. — Joseph Lynch, Esq., descrnded from L3-nch,
of Currendalla Castle, co. Galway, m. Margaret Blake, of
Ballinafad, and was father of

Henry Blosse Lynch, Esq. of Partry, Major 73rd Foot, who
m. Elizabeth, dau. of Robert Finnis, .Esq. of Hythe, Kent, and
had issue,

John Finnis, of Partry, d. xi.nm. 1855.
Robert Blosse.

Edward Patrick, of Partry.

Henry Blosse, Capt. Indian Navy, C.B., b. 24 Nov. 1807 ;
in. Aug. 1838, Caroline, dau. of Col. Robert Taylor, of
the Bombay Army, H.M.'s Minister at Bagdad, and had
issue.

Quested Finnis, b. 1850; d. unm.
Rose. Alice. Caroline.

Major Lynch d. 1873. His son,

Edward Patrick Lynch, Esq. of Partry, Lieut.-Gen. of the
Bombay Army, distinguished himself in Persia, and for his
services received a Firman (Eoyal Letter) of thanks from the
King, and the Order of the Lion and the Sun. Politically
employed in Afghanistan, in Belgaum, during the Mutiny,
commanded his regt. at the taking of the fort of Spock
Athman, mentioned in despatches, commanded at Aden,
Assurghur, Brig.-Gen. at Ahmednuggur, and Deesa ; J.P. co.
Mayo ; in. Emily, dau. of Capt. Stirton, of Earlswood House,
Eeigate, Surrey, and had issue,
Henry Blosse, now of Partry.

Sarah Jane, m. Col. Scott, Bengal Staff Corps, Deputy Com-
missioner, and has issue, three sons and live daus.
Elizabeth, m. Col. E. S. Marryott, R.E. Bombay, and has
issue, two sons and three daus.
Louisa Caroline.

Constance Emily, rn. Dr. C.O'Eorke, and has issue, two sons
and three daus.
Alice Victoria, m. G. G. Loote, Esq., W.S.

Gen. Lynch 2. 23 May, 1884.

Arms — Arg., a chevron between three trefoils .slipped or.
Crest — A lynx passant cowarded ppr. Motto — Semper constant
et fidelis. •

Heat — Partry House, Ballinrobe, co. Mayo. »



LYON OF GORING.

Lyon, William Feancis Heney, Esq. of Gor-



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ing Hall, Worthing, Sussex, J.P., late Royal Sus-
sex Militia, b. 1861 ; s. his father, 5 April, 1892.

Liineag-e. — John Lton, Esq. of Brechin (sprung from the
Easter Ogil branch of the noble House of Glamis), m. Elizabeth
Burn, also of Brechin, and had issue. The elder son,

John Lton, Esq. of Castle Lyon, co. Perth, and Kinnaird,
<:o. Fife, m. Jane, dau. of Alexander Ochterlony, Esq. of Pit-
forthy, Angus, aunt and representative of the gallant Major
<Tcn. Sir David Oehterlony, Bart., G.C. B., who d. unm. 1825
{see Bubke's £ztinct Baronetage). Their '2nd son,

David Lton, Esq. of Portland Place, London, and of Jamaica,
37!. Isabella, eldest dau. of John Bead, Esq. of Caimey, co.
Forfar, by Anne his wife, only dau. of William Guthrie, Esq.
of Cleppington, and had issue,

John, his heir, late representative, d. unm. at Paris, 1858.

James, of Woolavington, Sussex, m. Frances Harriett, dau.
of Major-Gen. Thewles, of Rockwood, co. Roscommon, and
<i. lS5t), having had issue, Edmund David; James Caris-
brook ; Gertrude ; Mary ; and Eleanor.

l^AviD, of Goring Hall and Balentore Castle, co. Forfar, J. P.
and D.L., formerly M.P. for Beeralston, m. 184S, Blanche,
dau. of Rev. Edward and Lady Charlotte Bury, and
d. s. p.

Ooorge, m. Victorine Louise, dau. of Monsieur Joseph
Blanc, of Marseilles, by his wife, Adele Antoinette Cecil de
Perezzone, and by her left one dau., Adele Antoma Desere
Louise.

■William, late of The Hall, Goring.

Elizabeth, m. 4 Jan. Is22, John Cavendish, 3rd Lord Kil-
maine, and d. 1 Dec. 1834, leaving issue.

Isabella, m. 1st, James Wedderburn, Esq., whorf. 1834; and
2ndly, 8 Oct. 1836, Sir Charles Howe Fremantle, G.C.B.,
Admiral R.N., 2nd son of Admiral Sir Thomas Fremantle,
Bart., G.C.B. She J. his widow, 26 Dec. 1876.

31ary, d. unm. 1818, at Montauban, in France.

Agnes, m. 17 Feb. 1829, Col. John Fremantle, C.B., Cold-
stream Guards, Aide-de-Camp to Her Majesty, and had
issue.

Emily, m. 8 May, 1828, Col. the Hon. Nathaniel Henry
Charles Massy, brother of Eyre, 3rd Lord Clarina.

WrLLiAM Lton, Esq. of The Hall, Goring, Sussex, J. P., late
Major 8th Hussars, M.P. for Seaford 1831-32, m. 1860, Louisa
31aria Sporle, eldest dau. of Henry Valentine Smith, Esq., and
had issue,

I. ■\ViLLiAM Francis Henbt, now of Goring.

II. FitzRoy David, late Lieut. 1st Life Guards, 6. 1862.

in. Nathaniel John, Lieut. Grenadier Guards, b. 18 Aug. 1865.
Major Lyon d. 5 April, 1892, and was s. by his son.

Arm^ — Arg., a lion rampant az. armed and langued within a
Jouble tressure flory and counterfiory gu. Crest — A lady to
the girdle, holding in her right hand the royal thistle inclosed
in a circle of laurel ppr. Motto — In te Domine speravi.

.^tat — Goring Hall, Worthing, Sussex.

Clubs — White's and Travellers'.



LYON OF KIRKMICHAEL.

Ltox, John Stewaet, Esq. of Kirkmichael, co.
Dumfries, b. 11 June, 1868 ; s. 1881.

Liineag'e. — David Lton, Esq. of Cossens, 2nd son of
John Lyon, 3rd Lord Glamis (see Bdbke's Peerage, Steath-
moee), by Elizabeth, dau. of Sir John Scrymgeour, of Dudhope,
■was killed at Flodden, with his two brothers, 1513 ; he m.
Ehzabeth, dau. of David Lyndsay, Duke of Montrose, 5th
Earl of Crawford, and by her he had two sons,

I. John, his heir.

II. George, who had a charter of the lands of Balgonie, 1529,
d. s. p.

The elder son,

John Lton, Esq. of Cossens, declared next heir of entail in
1567 to the barony and estates of Glamis, held the cxstle of
Craigmillar in 1513, m. Margery, dau. of James, Lord Ogilvy
of Airlie, by whom he had two sons,

I. John, his heir.

II. Patrick, who got a charter of the lands of Balgonie, 1553,
d. s. p.

John Lyon, Esq. of Cossens, the elder son, m. a dau. of
Gardyne, of Gardyne, by whom he had two sons, the elder of
whom carried on the Cossens branch of the family, which was
lost sight of after 1677, when the estate was sold. The second
son,

Geoege Lton, got a tack of the lands of Balmuchtie from
his father, he is styled Younger of Cossens in a deed 1586,
m. Catherine Wishart, by whom he had three sons,

I. John, who s. ii. Thomas. lu. George.

The eldest son.



John Lton, who acquired the lands of Wester OgU in
1653, m. Catherine Ogilvy, by whom he had four sons,

I. George, his heir. ii. James.

III. Sylvester. iv. John.

The eldest son,

Geobge Lyon, of Wester Ogil, m. Jean, dau. of James
Nisbet, Esq. by whom he had eight sons and four daus.
His son,

Geobge Lton, of Wester Ogil, 6. 1711 ; d. 1793, m. Mary
Roger, by whom he had four sons and two daus.,

I. William, of Wester Ogil, d. s. p.

II. Hugh, of Wester Ogil, b. 1748 ; d. 1797, whose descendants
carried on the Wester Ogil branch.

III. Geobge, of whom hereafter.

IV. James, D.D., Minister of Glamis, 6. 1759; d. 1838; m.
Agnes, dau. of L'Amy, of Dunkenny, leaving issue.

I. Jane.

II. Margaret, who m. the Rev. James Playfair, Principal of
St. Andrews University, who had by her, with other issue.
Col. Sir Hugh Playfair, H.E.I.C.S., of St. Andrews, and
Dr. George Playfair, H.E.I. C.S., father of Sir Lyon Play-
fair, M.P.

Geobge Lton, 3rd son of the above, 6. 1755; d. 1812,
m. Margaret, dau. of Stewart, of Stanton (she married secondly
Sir Adam Fergusson, Deputy-Keeper of the Scottish Regalia),
by whom he had two sons,

I. George, of Kirkmichael and Dalruscan, Lieut.-Col. 2ud
Life Guards, b. 1804; d. 1879, sold Kirkmichael to his
brother; m. Phoebe, dau. of Admiral Johnston, of Cowhill,
CO. Dumfries, by whom he had five sons and five daus.,

1 George Adam, b. 1 Jan. 1828; d. 1839.

2 Charles James, H.E.I. C.S., b. 22 Dec. 1828; d. 1856; m.
Maria, dau. of William Crauford, Esq., Barrister at-Law,
Bombay, and left a son, Charles, 6. 10 Dec. 1851, and a
dau. Maria, d. 1870.

3 John Elliot, R.N.. killed 1870.

4 Cecil Edward, b. 5 Aug. 1842, late Capt. 77th Regt. : m.
1872, Maude, 3rd dau. of Charles Palmer Morewood, Esq.
of Alfreton, Derbyshire, and of Ladbroke Hall, co. War-
wick.

5 Walter Fitzgerald, b. 29 Feb. 1844; m. in 1883, Isabella,
dau. of the late William Towers-Clark, Esq. of Wester
Moffat, CO. Lanark, by whom he had a son, died an
infant.

1 Sybella, d. 1863.

2 Margaret, m. Robert, eldest son of James Begbie, Esq.,
M.D., of Edinburgh, and has issue.

3 Phoebe, m. I:j60, M. Hyslop Maxwell, Esq. of The Grove
and Ulengaber, co. Kirkcudbright, and has issue.

4 Catherine. 5 Amy.

II. John Stewabt, of whom we treat.
The 2nd son,

John Stewaet Lton, of Kirkmichael, 4th Royal Dragoons,
6. 1 Dec. 1808 ; d. 23 Dec. 1862, bought Kirkmichael from his
brother ; m. 1836, Mary Theresa, only dau. of Thomas Dicksos,
Esq. of Queenstown, Upper Canada, by whom he had three
sons and one dau.,

I. George Feancis, who succeeded.

II. Thomas Arthur, h. 24 Nov. 1838.

III. Adam Walter, 6. 27 Nov. 1841 ; d. 1 July, 1867.

I. Arcange Marguerette, m. 1870, John Pearson, Esq., late
95th Regt., and has issue.
The eldest son,

Geobge Feancis Lton, of Kirkmichael, Commander R.N.,
entered the service 1851, served in the Black Sea and
Baltic during the Crimean war, and in China at the taking
of the Teiko Forts 1859, b. 6 Sept. 1837 ; d. 22 March, 1881 ;
m. 1867, Emma Ramsay, dau. of James Stark, Esq., M.D.,
F.R.S., of Huntfield, co Lanark, by whom he had three sons
and three daus.,

I. John Stewaet, his heir, now of Kirkmichael.

n. Adam. Walter, b. 14 Nov. 1870.

III. Francis Howard, b. 4 Jan. 1875.

I. Isabella. ii. Mary. iii. EUaa.

Anns — Arg., a lion rampant within the royal tressures of
Scotland, az. Crest — A lady to the waist habited, holding a
thistle in her dexter hand, all within garlands of laurel leaves
and berries. Motto — In te Domine speravi.

Seat — Kirkmichael, co. Dumfries.



LYON OF APPLETON HALL.

Lton, Thomas Heney, Esq. of Appleton Hall,
CO. Chester, J.P., High SherifP 1867, late Lieut.
R.N., sometime Capt. in the Militia, b. 28 Oct.
1825 ; m. Ist, 24 July, 1860, Vanda, 3rd dau.
of John, 1st Lord Winmarleigh, which lady d.
17 July, 1861 ; and 2ndly, 11 June, 1872, Edith



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Grace, only dau. o£ William Hill Branker, Esq.
of Bispham Hall, co. Lancaster, and has issue, a
dau. Dorothy, h. 1876.

Liineage. — The family of Lyon is of Scottish descent.
The ancestor of the branch before us, Thomas Lton, b. about
l()i6, served in the Scots Greys, and, having left his native
lountry, settled at Warrington, co. Lancaster, where he pur-
chased property, and d. 1694, leaving issue, by Dorothy his
wife,

John Lyon, of Warrington, who purchased estates in Apple-
f on. He was b. 1688, and m. Margaret, dau. and co-heir of
Thomas Edwardson, of Peel House, co. Lancaster, by whom
he had issue,

Thomas, his heir.

JIatthew, of « horn hereafter, as successor to his brother.

Kllen, m. Edward Pemberton, Esq. M.D., of Warrineton,
grandlather of the late Eight Hon. Thomas Pemberton-
Leigh, created Lord Kingsdonn.
Tlie elder son,

Thomas Lton, Esq. of Warrington, s. to the Appleton pro-
perty, butd. unm. 29 Dec. 1776, when the estates devolved on
his brother,

Matthew Lton, Esq., 6. 1716, m. Ellen, dau. and co-heir
■of James Fairclough, Esq. of Wigan, and left issue at his
decease, 8 June, 1782, with a dau., Ellen, in. Joseph Parr,
Esq. of Fir Grove, West Derby, two sons,

I. Thomas, his heir.

ji. James, Hector of Prestwich.co. Lancaster. i,i. Mary, only
dau. of Edmund Eadcliffe, Esq., and had issue,

1 James Eadcliffe, Eector of Pulford, co. Chester, b. 11
July, 1785; m. 18 May, 1814, Frances, dau. of George
Clayton, Esq. of Lostock, and had issue.

2 Thomas, devisee of his uncle, and late possessor of
Appleton Hall.

3 Edmund, M.D., of Manchester, h. 28 Jan. 1790 ; d. Jan.
1863.

4 John, E.N., b. 5 Feb. 1797 ; d. at the Cape of Good
Hope, 1821.

5 Matthew, 6. 12 July, 1800.

6 George, 6. 14 Oct. ISOl.

1 Ellen, m. Eev. Edmund Corser.

2 Sarah Anne, m. Eev. Henry Fielding.

3 Wary, m. Eev. George Dugard, M.A., Incumbent of
Barnard Castle, 1847, an Hon. Canon of Durham, and
Master of St. John's Hospital, Barnard Castle.

The elder son,

Thomas Lton, Esq. of Appleton, J.P., Lieut. -Col. Warrington
A'olunteers, 6. 15 Nov. 1756; d. wiun. 18 Sept. 1818, having
■devised his estates to his nephew,

Thomas Lton, Esq. of Appleton Hall, J. P. and D.L., 6.
2 Dec. 1786 ; in. 28 Feb. 1820, Eliza, youngest dau. of George
Clayton, Esq. of Lostock Hall, co. Lancaster, by Dolly his
wife, sister of the first Lord Gardner, and d. 17 Aug. 1859,
leaving issue,

Thomas, 6. 29 June, 1823; m. Dec. 1863, Heleva, dau. of
Baron Posse, of ALspOnga, Sweden, and d. 2s Nov. 18S5.

Thomas Henry, now of Appleton Hull.

Charles, b. 29 Nov. 1832.

Francis, b. 11 Jan. 1834, Col. R.H.A.; m. 1863, Flora, 2nd
dau. of the Hon. A. Annesley, and sister to Viscount
Valentia, and d. 1885, leaving Issue, Charles, Lieut. B.A.,
6. 1865; Francis, 6. 1867; Arthur, b. 1869; Henry, 6. 1872;
Mary ; and Florence.

Agnes Gardner, d 1883.

Eliza Mary, m. the late Archdeacon Greenall, who d. s. p. 27
Nov. 1867, and d. 10 Nov. 1878.

Georgiana, m. 4 May, 1852, Viscount Cross, G.C.B.

Adelaide, deceased.

Arms — Arg., a lion rampant vert. Crest — A lion's head
erased arg. Motto— Fro rege et patria.

Seat — Appleton Hall, near Warrington, co. Chester.

JS«sidc7ice— Rutland Lodge, Mnightsbridge.

Clv.bs — Army and Navy, and Brooks's.



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LYON OF TUTBURY.

Lton, Waltee John, Esq. of Tutbury, co. Staf-
ford, J. P. for that CO. and for co. Derby, b. 28 Feb.
1841.

Lineage.— Chaeles Walter Lton, Esq. of Silver Hill,
CO. Stafford (son of Walter William Lyon, by his wife Jane
Power), m. 1838, Mary Ann, dau. of John Webb, Esq. of
Barton-under-Needwood, and by her (who d. 24 Oct 1882) had
issue,

I. Walter John, now of Tutbury.

II. Charles William, w. 1876, and has issue, four sons and
one dau.

II.



I. Mary, m. 1858, and has issue, five sons and two daus.

II. Emily.

III. Frances Ellen.

IV. Edith Jane.

Mr. Lyon d. 21 Sept. 1874.
iSeai— Silver Hill, Tutbury, Burton-on-Trent.



LYONS OF OLD PARK AND BROOKHILL.

Lyons, Mes. Julia Maeia, of Old Park and
Brookhill, co. Antrim, dau. of James Jones, Esq.
of Mount Edward, co. Sligo, by Elizabeth his wife
(dau. of John Johnston, of Knappa, co. Armagh,
by Margaret Hatton, of Clonard, his wife). She
m. 25 Feb. 1840, William Thomas Beistow
Lyons, Esq., D.L., of Old Park, whom she •«. on his
death, 4 June, 1887. {For their issue, see beloiv.)

Lineagre. — According to family tradition the Lyons, of
Old Park; are of Scotch extraction.

David Lyons, of Belfast (the son of Thomas Ltons, who
was 6. 1624 ; and d. 30 Jan. 1693, and was bur. at Shankhill,
near Belfast), had, by Kate his wife, who d. 1735 David,
of whom presently, and Anne, m. Thomas Foster. He d.
26 June, 1717, and was s. by his only son,

David Lyons, of Old Park, Belfast, 6. 1701 ; m. 1st, Mary,
dau. of Elias Boyd, and by her (who d. 13 Aug. 1739, aged 33)
had issue. By his 2nd wife, Jane, who d. 22 Aug. 1777, he
had issue,

I. Thomas, of whom presently.

II. Henry, of 2, Mountjoy Square, Dublin, b. 1764 ; m. 27
July, 1786, Eliza, dau. of Rev. Robert Smith, of Drog-
heda,co. Louth, and d. May, 1814. She rf. 5 May 1789. They
had, with other issue, Thomas and William, who both d.
young.

III. William, d. young.

I. Mary, m. Samuel Ashmore, Esq. of Belfast, and had
issue.

II. Anne, in. July 1775, John Brown, Esq. of Peter's Hill
and Solitude, co. Antrim, High Sheriff for that co. 1783,
and had issue.

III. Eleanor, m. Frederick Holmes, Esq., Barrister-at-Law,
of the Middle Temple, London, and had issue.

IV. Elizabeth, m. 177 5, James Bell, E.sq. of Willmount.
v. Jane, d. young, 12 Aug. 1V72.

VI. Sarah, d. unm. April, 1828.

David Lyons d. 6 July, 1772; his eldest son,

Thomas Lyons, Esq. of Old Park, 6. 1747; m. 4 July, 1778,
Sarah, dau. of Andrew Armstrong, Esq. of Clara, King's co.,
and Dublin, by Elizabeth his wife, dau. of Francis Longworth,
of Creggan, co. Westmeath, and by her (who d. 4 March,
1818) had issue,

I. Henky, his heir.

II. William Holmes, successor to his brother.

III. Edward Forbes, d. unm. 1 Jan. 1800.

I. Eliza, d. unm. 1840. ii. Juliana, d. unm. 1837.

Thomas Lyons d. 8 June, 1806, and was s. by his eldest son,

Heney Lyons, Esq. of Old Park, b. 1779 ; d. vjim. 2 May,
1839, and was s. by his brother,

William Holmes Lyons, Esq. of Old Park, 6. 1781 ; m. 4 Feb.
1810, Anne, dau. of Rev. William Bristow, Vicar of Belfast,
and Sovereign of the town, by Rose his wife, dau. of George
Cary, Esq. of Red Castle, co. Donegal, and by her (who d. 31
Jan. 1853) had issue,

William Thomas Bristow, of Old Park.
Sarah, b. 30 Aug. 1818.

Mr. Lyons d. 12 Feb. 1849, and was s. by his only son,

William Thomas Beistow Lyons, Esq. of Old Park, and
Brookhill, J.P. and D.L., High Sheriff 1866, b. 12 Aug. 1812;
m. 24 Feb. 1840, Julia Maria (now of Old Park), dau. of
James Jones, Esq. of Mount Edward, co. Sligo, and had issue,
I. William Henky Holmes, co. Antrim, present representa-
tive of the family, b. 31 July, 184S ; m. 5 Jan. 1888. Mary
EUza, eldest dau. of George Evans, Esq. of Gortmerrow
House, CO. Tyrone, and had issue,
I. William Holmes St. John, 6. 28 Dec. 1888.

I. Vera Patricia Mabel, &. 16 March, 1890.

II. Evyleen Sarah Evans.

n. Robert Colvill Jones, b. 26 Oct. 1844, formerly 43rd Light
Infantry ; m. 8 Dec. 1869, Helen Caroline, dau. of John Le
Mott6e, Esq., one of the Judges of the Royal Court of
Guernsey, and has issue,
Cecil Colvill, b. 17 Sept., d. 18 Dec. 1871.
Edward Colvill, 6. 9 Jan. 1873.
Guy Cary, b. 16 Oct. 1875.
Muriel.
ni. Henry Kenneth Thomas, b. 6 June, 1850.

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THE LANDED GENTRY.



LYO



]v. James Bristow, b. U Oct. 1853, in. 8 Oct. 1885,
Marguerite Julie, dau. of Jules Fcstu-Villiaumez, of Calva-
dos, Normandy, and has issue,

1 William Rirry. 6. 11 July, 1887.

2 James Henry, 6. 28 Feb. 1889.

V. Clarence Edward, b. 10 Feb. 1856, d. same year.

I. Eliza, m. 2S .March, 1S66, Robert Cunningham Thomson,
Esq. of Castleton, Belfast, J. P. for co. Antrim, formerly
Capt. 2nd Queens Own Kegt., who d. Oct. 1884.

II. Julia Miu'ia, d. 1 Jan. 1850.

III. Dorinda Anna Henrietta.

IV. Edith Arabella Louisa Morence, to. 9 June, 1877, Lieut. -
Col. Henry Martin Jloorsom, late liifle Brigade, grand-
son of .Admiral Sir Robert Moorsom, K.C.B., M.P.

T. Constance Adela Hastings, m. 26 April, 1871, John Robert
Colvill Lowry (who d. ,«. p. in India 18 July, 1873). 4th son
of Jaiiies Corry Lowry, Esq., Q.C., of Rockdale, co.
Tyrone, and 2ndly, 13 May, 1875, John Bath Allanson, Esq.
of Bryn Seiant, co. Carnarvon, eldest son of Thomas Allan
son, Esq. of Tals Kyddy, St. Columb, Cornwall.

VI. Julie Marie Louise.

Mr. William Thomas Bristow Lyons d. 4 June, 1887, and was
;f. in his estates by his widow, and in the representation of the
family by his eldest son, William Henry Holmes Lyons, Esq.

Arms — Arg, a lion rampant az. Crest — A demi-lion rampant
holding in the dexter paw a fleur-de-lis arg. Motto — In te,
Domine, speravi.

&a(s— Brookhill, Lisbum ; and Old Park, Belfast.



LYONS OF CROOME.

Lyons, James Denis, of Croome House, co.
Limerick, h. 28 Sept. 1877.

liineagre. — This family is of Milesian origin, a branch of
the O'Lyehane, O'Liathan, or OXehan race, having settled in
CO. Limerick from co. Cork, in the early part of the seven-
teenth century.

James O'Lyne settled at Croome, co. Limerick, and d. at
Croome House, 174C, leaving, with one dau., a son, his
successor.

Denis Lyne, or Lyons, Esq. of Croome House, 6. 1G89 ;
m. 1723, Maiy Lenhan, by whom (who d. 29 Dec. 1774) he had
issue,

I. James, b. 1/29, settled in Limerick, and m. 20 Oct. 1757,
Mary, dau. of David Hourugan, Esq., and d. 8 June, 1788,
having had issue,

1 Denis, b. 4 Nov. 1761 ; d. unm. 5 Nov. 1826.

2 David, 6. Sept. 1765 ; d. unm. 1799.

3 Jam.es, b. 20 Oct. 1767 ; d. unm. Sept. 1841.

4 Christian, d. unm. 10 Dec. 1836.

1 Johanna, m. 29 June, 1801, Richard England, &nd.d.s.p.
June, 1836.

2 Mary, m. 28 Aug. 1799, John Kelly, Esq., and d. 15
March, 1830, leaving issue (see Kelly t/ Kockstoicn).

II. Denis, of whom hereafter.

I. Catherine, m. 14 June, 1760, James Scully, Esq. of Kil-
feacle, co. Tipperary, and d. 30 June, 1818, leaving issue
(see ScDLLY of Mantle Hill).

u. Mary, vi. 5 Aug. 1768, John Canny, Esq. of Ballycasey,
CO. Clare, and </. 25 Nov. 1823, leaving issue.

Mr. Lyons d. 22 Nov. 1777. His 2nd son,

Denis Lyons, Esq. of Croome House, .I.P., h. 1749; m.
9 Aug. 1779, Christian, eldest dau. of Thomas Casey, Esq.,
M.P., by whom (who d. Aug. 1823) he had issue,

I. Denis, b. 6 Oct. 1782; d. unm. 30 Marcth, 1803.

II. Thomas, 6. 9 May, 1784; d. young.

III. James Denis, 6. 5 July, 1785, his successor.

IV. Henry, b. 27 June, 1786; d. unm. 10 March, 1837.

V. John, 6. 2 July, 1789; m. 21 Sept. 1819, Helen, dau. of
D. Daly, Esq., who d. 26 Jan. 1875. He d. 18 June,



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