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Auchinleck hranch of the ancient
Scottish family of Macartney was George Macartney, Esq.,
m. 1522, Margaret, dau. of Godfrey MacCullogh, of FleetBank,
Kirkcudbright. His great-great-grandson,

George Macartnet, Esq., a Capt. of Horse, removed to
Ireland, 1649, and settling in co. Antrim, where he acquired a
large estate, represented Belfast in Parliament. In 1678 he
served as High Sheriff, and in 1688 proclaimed King William
and Queen Mary at Belfast. By Jane his 1st wife, dau. of Sir
Quintin Calderwood, he had, inter alios, an elder son, James,
one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas in Ireland
temp. Queen Anne, (having represented Belfast in Parliament
1692-1695) whose grand-daus. were Frances Macartney, m.
1748, Fulke Greville, Esq. of Wilbury, AVilts, and Mary-
Macartney, m. 1701, William Henry Lyttleton, Lord Westcote.
By his 2nd wife, Elizabeth, dau. of Sir Stephen Butler, he
had issue,

George Macaktney, Esq. M.P. for Belfast for 54 years,
called to the Bar, 1700, High Sheriff co. Antrim, Deputy
Governor and Col. of aRegiment of Militia Dragoons, b. 7 Feb.
1671, m. Letitia (his first wife) dau. and co-heir of Sir Charles
Porter, Lord Chancellor of Ireland and d. 17 Oct. 1757, leav-
ing a son,

George Macartney, Esq. who m. 1732, Elizabeth, dau. of
the Rev. John Winder, and had issue,
I. George Macartney, The Right Hon. Sir, Knight of the
most honourable military order of the Bath, and of the
most ancient and roj-al order of the White Eagle of Poland,
one of H.M.'s most honourable Privy Council, Ambassador
Plenipotentiary to the Empress of Russia, 6. May, J 737,
was created Baron Macartney 1770, and promoted Earu
1794, 7)1. 1 Feb. 1708, Lady Jane Stewart, 2nd dau. of John,
Earl of Bute, and d. s. p. 1800, when his litles became ex-

I. Letitia, m. Godfrey Echlin, Esq. and d. s. p.

II. Elizabeth, vi. John Balaquier, Esq., Major of Dragoon.?,
and d. 1782, leaving an only dau.,

Elizabeth, of whom we treat.
Elizabeth Balaquier (niece of Earl Macartney) m. 1785,
the Rev. Travees Hume (son of Gustavus Hume, Esq. of
Dublin, State Surgeon) who was 6. 1707, and d. 1805, leaving
George, who assumed the surname and arms of Macartney.
Gustavus Thomas, b. 1794, served in the R.A. at the battle
of Waterloo, and was afterwards in the 15th Hussars and
6th Dragoon Guards; d. unm. 1840.

John, b. Oct. 1795; m. 1st, Anna Waller, dau. of John
Parker, Esq., by whom he bad one son, Arthur, late 79th
Highlanders, b. 21 June, 1840, and two daus., Mary, m.
Capt. Hickey, 1st Bengal Lancers, and Elizabeth. He m.
2ndly, Elizabeth, dau, of Major Stewart, of the Rifles, by
whom he had one son, John Stewart, 6. Aug. 1856, Capt.
South Staffordshire Regt. He d. 1859.
Robert (Rev.), m. 2 June, 18i3, Mary, Srd dau. of Michael
Harris, Esq., and by her (who d. 1862) had issue, 1 Arthur,
of Dawson Street, Dublin, b. 17 Aug. 1824; m. 14 June,
1854, Elizabeth, 2nd dau. of Robert F. Rynd, Esq. of Rynd-
ville, CO. Meath, and has, Arthur Rubcrt, Capt. Duke of
Welhngton's West Riding Regt., 6. 21 Nov. 1856, m. 16
Jan. 1888, Violet Margaret Isabel, only dau. of Major-Gen.
Hugh Rowlands, C.B., V.C, of Plastirion, co. Carnai-von ;





Mary; and Florence Elizabeth; 2 Gustavus (Sir), Lieut. -
Col., Knt. legion of Honour, Lieut. Hon. Corps Gentlemen-
at-Arms, 6. 1826; m. 1857, Ellen Catherine, dau. and co-
heir of Charles Vernon, Esq., and had, with other issue,
George Robert Vernon, Lieut. Seaforth Highlanders, m. 6
Oct. 1887, Mary, dau. of R. H. Johnston Stewart, Esq. of
Physgill ; Gustavus Vernon, d. 25 March, 18S6, aged 24;
3 Robert (Sir), K.C.B., Lieut.. Gen., Knt. Legion of Honour,
b. 23 Nov. 1828; m. 1872, Jane, dau. of R. Brown, Esq.
and widow of Capt. Harris, of Indian army ; 4 John
Kichard, Major.-Gen. (retired), Knt. Legion of Honour; 5
Walter, Major Boaibay N.L; and 1 Elizabeth, m. G. D.
Pakenham, Esq., late Capt. 4th Bengal Light Cavalry.

Elizabeth, m. 1806, Henry Brooke, Esq., and d. 1823.

Georgiana, m. 1808, George Richard Golding, Esq., Capt.
4th Dragoon Guards, deceased.

Alicia, VI. 1823, Major-Gen. Oldfleld, K.H., deceased.

Anna, m. 1830, Francis Longworth Dames, Esq. of Greenhill,
King's CO., and d. 1835.
The eldest son,

George Macartney, Esq. of Lissanoure, J.P. and D.L.,
M.P. CO. Antrim, b. Oct. 1793 ; m. May, 1828, Ellen, only sur-
viving child and heir of Townley Patten Filgate, Esq of
Lowtherstone, co. Dublin, and Dromgoolton, co. Louth, and
by her (who d. 1847) had issue,

George Travers, his lieir.

Townley Patten Hume Macartney Filgate, Esq. of Lowther
Lodge, CO. Dublin, (see Filgate of lowther Lodge).

Martha Ellen, m. 1852, Townley Filgate, Esq., M.A., of
Arthurston, co. Louth, and d. leaving issue.

Elizabeth Jane. Aune Sophia.

This gentleman, whose patronymic was Hdme, assumed, J814,
the surname of.MACARTNEV, under the will of his grand-uncle.
Earl Macartney. He d. 20 Oct. 1869, and was «. by his eldest

George Travers Macartney, Esq. of Lis.sanoure, J.P. and
D.L., formerly Capt. 15th King's Hussars, b. Feb. 1830; m.
Oct. 1865, Henrietta Frances, 3rd dau. of Robert Smyth, Esq.
of Gaybrook, co. Westmeath, and had issue,

Carthanach George, his heir.

Helen Henrietta, b. July, 1866 ; rn. Sept. 1890, Alexander
G. Robbins, Esq.
Mabel Constance, 6. Sept. 1871.
Frances Rose, b. July, 1S73.

Mr. Macartney d. 29 Aug. 1874, and was.«. by his son, Car-
thanach George Macartnei, Esq. now of Lissanoure,

Arms — Or, a buck trippant gu. within a bordure of the last.
Crest — A cubit arm erect, the hand gra.sping a rose-branch in
liower, all ppr. Motto — Mens conscia recti.

Seat — Lissanoure Castle, Killagan, co. Antrim.

C7m6— Sackville Street, Dublin.


Eliison-Macaetney, John William, Esq. of
Clogher Park, co. Tyrone, M.P. co. Tyrone 1874
to 1885, Barrister - at - Law, J.P. and D.L. cos.
Tyrone and Fermanagh, High Sheriff co. Armagh
1870, b. 2 May, 1818; m. 27 May, 1851, Elizabeth
Phoebe, eldest surviving dau. of the Eev. John
Grey Porter, of Kilskeery, co. Tyrone, Belleisle,
CO. Fermanagh, and the Palace, co. Tyrone (eldest
son of the Right Rev. John Porter, formerly
Bishop of Clogher), by his wife Margaret Lavinia,
dau. of Thomas Lindsey, Esq. of Hollymount
House, CO. Mayo, and of Lady Margaret Eleanor
Lindsey, dau. of Charles, 1st Earl of Lucan, and
has issue,

I. William Grey, B.A. Oxon, Barrister-at Law, M.P. for
S. Antrim since 1885, b. 7 June, 1852.

II. Thomas Stewart, 6. 19 Aug. 1854.

III. Arthur Hubert, 6. 28 March, 1857.

IV. Henry John, b. 26 March, 1859.

Mr. EUison assumed, by royal licence, 4 April, 1859,
the additional surname and arms of Macartney,
on the death of his maternal uncle, the Rev. W. Gr.

<ifami[g of (Bllison.
Towards the end of the reign of James I., Thomas Ellison,
a younger son of an eminent merchant of Newcastle-upon
Tyne, went over to Ireland, and settled in the north-west part
of that country. From him descended William Ellison, Esq.,
of Eocklands and Soho, co. Mayo, whose son,

Rev. Thomas Ellison, m. 1731, Mildred, dan. of Nathaniel
Cooper, Esq. of Cappagh and Old Grange, co. Kilkenny, by
whom he had issue,

William, m. Miss Fyvie. John, of whom presently.

Thomas, LL.D., Rector of Castlebar, m. Florinda Norman,
and left issue, three sons, Thomas, William, and Frederick,
all d. unm.., and three daus., Catherine, Florinda, and
Bingham, m. Mi?s Crampton, and had issue, one son, Thomas,
B.A., and a dau., Charlotte, m. Pieri.e Goold, Esq., and
had issue.
Anne, m. George Bingham, Esq., co. Mayo, and had issue
three daus. the eldest of whom m. Dr. Arbuthnott, Bishop
of Killaloe. The second m. 1st, Col. Vesey, and by him
had an only dau., m. Sir Robert Arbuthnott, and 2ndly,.
James Kirkland, Esq., by whom she had a dau., Anne
The third dau. of Mrs. Bingham rn. John Lindsey Buchnall,
Esq. of Turin, co. Mayo, and had issue.
The 2nd son.

Rev. John Ellison, D.D., Fellow of Trin. Coll. Dublin,
Rector of Cleenish, Diocese of Clogher, and aftenvards Rector
of Conwall, Diocese of Raphoe, m. 1776, Anne, dau. of John
Olphert, Esq. of Ballyconnel, co. Donegal, and had issue,
Thomas, Prebendary Killamery, Diocese of Ossory, m. 1st,.
1803, sirs. Elizabeth Cox, widow, by whom he had one dau.',
Martha, and 2ndly, 1815, Catherine, 2nd dau. of Aethce.
Chichester Macartney, Esq.. by whom he had,
John William, the present Mr. Ellison-JIacartney.
Annette, m. 1864, Heniy Leader, Esq. of Clonmoyle, co.
John (Rev.), m. his consin, Amelia, dau. of Wybrants
Olphert, Esq. of Ballyconnel, co. Donegal, and had issue,
John Wybrants, Anna Maria, and Anne.
Anne, m. Charles Colhoun, Esq., who lelt issue, one son andj
four daus.

^amilg of p:ata:rfncn.
George Macartney, Esq. (son of George Macartney, the
last of the Macartneys of Blacket, who resided in Scotland),
settled at Belfast 1630. He m. Martha Davies, of the family
of Sir John Davies, Knt.. Attorney-General for Ireland to/yj.
James I., and had two sons,
George, who served under the Duke of Marlborough and
Prince Eugene, had the niislortune to act as secund to Loidi
Mohun when the latter fought the celebrated duel with the
Duke of Hamilton, in wliich both the Duke and Lord Jlohua
lost their lives. At the time of his death he was a Lieut. -
Gen. in the army, Commander-in Chief of the Forces in
Ireland, Governor of Portsmouth, and Col. of the Car-

Isaac, of whom we treat.
The 2nd son,

Isaac Macartney, Esq. ssessed a large estate in the nftrth-
of Ireland, and served as I-igh Sheriff of co. Antrim 1690.
He m. Anne, sister and co-heir (with her sister the wife of
John Macdowal, of Freig ■, and grandmother of Patrict
Macdowal, Earl of Dumfri c) of John Haltridge, Esq. of Dro-
more, Downside, M.P. for Killyleagh, and had issue,
George, High Sheriff of Antrim 1740, whose son Rev.
Arthur Macartney, Vicar of Templepatrick and Belfast, was
formerly Capt. R.A., m. 1816, Catherine, dau. of Mertor»
WooUett, Esq., and d. 1843, leaving by her (who rf. 1854;
two sons and one dau. (Louisa, ni. Rev. R. Oulton),
Arthur, b. 1817 : d. unm. 1875.

William Merton, b. 1819; Barrister-at-Law, w, 1847^
Henrietta, elder dau. of John Hitchcock, Esq., J.P. of
Antrim House, Antrim, and d. 1860, having by her (who
d. 1862) had issue, 1 John Merton, Major Dorset Hegt., m,
1884, Ethel, dau. of Coi. Frank Grossman, Bengal Cavalry^
and by her (who d. 1887) has issue. Frank Alan George, b..
1884, Kenneth Chichester, 6. 1885, and Beryl Violet
Kathleen; 2 William Merton, d. s. p. 1887; 3 Henry
Frederick, Capt. Bengal Cavalry, b. 1857 ; 1 Rosma
Catherine; 2 Florence Violet.
William, of whom hereafter.
Grace, m. Sir Robeit Blackwood, Bart.
The 2nd son,

William Macaktney, Esq. M.P. for Belfast, m. Catherine,.
dau. (by Elizabeth Montgomery his wife) of Thomas Bankes,
Esq., of the family of Bankes, of Corfe Castle, Dorset, and
had issue,
Arthur Chichester, his heir.

Juhn, of Lish, co. Armagh, created a Bart. 22 July, 1799 {see
Burke's Peerage).
The elder son,

Arthur Chichester Macartney, Esq. of Murlough, co.

Down, K.C., rn. Anna, dau. of Rev. Samuel Lindsey, of Turia

Castle, CO. Mayo, and by her (who d. 1841) had issue,

William George, M. A., Vicar of Killead, co. Antrim. d.s.]K

12 Nov. 1858, having devised his property to his nephew^

the present John William Eixison Macartney, Esq.





Francos, m. W. Huband, Esq., and had, with other issue, a
son and heir, Capt. George lluband, lovmerly of the 8th
Hussiirs, who is deceased.

Catherine, ?». ISlo, the Rev. Thomas Ellison (ut supra),
and (I. Oct. 1S56.

Anne, d. unm. 18o5.

Letitia, d. unm. 1855. Matilda, </. vnm. 1857.

Sir. Macartney d. 29 Sept. 1S27.

.<4)-mi— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, or, a buck trippant gu. within
a bordure of the last, for Macartney ; 2nd and SrU, ^u.., on a
chevron between three cables' heads erased arg. a trefoil
slipped vert, forKLLisoN. VresH — 1st, A cubit arm erect, the
hand gra.^ping a rose-branch in flower, all ppr., for Macabtney ;
2nd, a buck's head erased ppr. charged on the neck with a
trefoil slipped vert, for Ellison; over the 1st crest, on an
«scroll, the motto, Stimulat sed ornat. Motto— Spe gaudeo.

.S't((( — Clogher Park, Tyrone.

C/uJi— Carlton, S.W.,'and Kildare Street, Dublin.


Macaulay. John, Esq. of Eed Hall, co. Antrim,
J.P. aud D.L.. High Sheriff 1891, b. 23 June,
1823; tn. 1 Feb. 1853, Jane Callwell, dau. of
Patrick Agnew, Esq. of Kilvraughter aud Larue,
CO. Antrim, and has issue,

I. KoBEKT Helenus, h. 21 Nov. 1854 ; m. 1SS3, Sarah W.,
yoimgest dau. of the late William Kichardson, Esq. of
Brooklands, Belfast, and has issue,

KoEEKT Keith Agnew, 6. 26 March, 1884.

John IMortiaier William, b. S April, 1885.

Irene Vera Muriel.

H. Agnew McNeil, 6. SlJuly, 1858

I. Elizabeth Agnew, m. 1880, Robert Ewing, Esq., J.r., of
Burton Grange, co. Hertford.

II. Helen Elizabeth AVhite.

III. Edith May Agnew, m. 1888, Edmoud Cecil St. John
Mildmay, Esq. who d. 1889.

Lineagre. — The Macaulays of Antrim, trace their descent
from the Mac.A.ulays of Ardencaple, co. Dumbarton, a branch
of that family having settled in Antrim early in the 17th
■century, and occupied a position of considerable importance in
the county. The ancient clan of the MacVulays of Ardencaple,
has been traced to Awlay, a brother of Malduin, Earlof Lennox,
who d. in the reign of Alexander III, of Scotland.

James Macaui.ay, Esq., J.P., of Benneagh, Crumlin, m.
1785, Jane (who c^. 1842), dau of Thomas llyndman, Esq. of
Ballyronan, co. Derry, and d. 18.39, leaving a son,

KoBERT Macaclay, Esq. of Glenoak, Crumlin, and of Lame,
CO. Antrim, who m. 1807, Helena, dau. of Jasper White, of
iLimerick, and had issue,

Jasper, of Leigh Hill House, Cobham, Surrey, m. 18G5,
Sarah, dau. of H. Boyd, Esq. of Newry, and d. 19 March,
1893, aged 72.

John, now of Red Hall.

Helena, m. 1832, James Hunter Robertson, Esq.

Robina, in. 1847, Houston Russell, Esq., who d. 1883.

Emily, m. 1854, William Sharman Crawford, Esq., v.'ho d.
Mr. Macaulay d. 1864.

Seat — Red Hall, Ballcarry, co. Antrim.
C'luOs—JmiioT Carlton and Ulster.


MacBeatne, Johjt Burns, Esq. of Glenbranter,
CO. Argyll, J.P. cos. Argyll, Dumbarton, and
Lanark, b. 15 July, 1813; 7ff.. 1850, Magdalene,
dau. of William Liddell, Esq., and by her (who d.
1892) has issue,

David, of Glenhead and Sauchiehall, co. Dumbarton, and
of Ballimore, co. Argyll, J.P. for those counties, 6.
1851, TO. 1882, Amelia Catherine, youngest dau. of the
late John Smyth Owen, Esq. of the Madras Medica
Service, and has issue,
1 John Owen, 6. 1885.

1 Amelia Madelein, b. 1883.

2 Vera Sophia Elizabeth Burns, h. 1891.

Elizabeth Liddell.

Lineage,— The MacBbaynes belong to an old Argyllshire
family, long connected with Kilmichael Glossary in that
county. The immediate ancestor,

Donald MacBbayne, E.sq, descended through his raothe.
from the McNaohtanes of that ilk, whose arms he was
authorised to quarter, 1773, m. Janet Muir, and was father of

David MacBrayne, Esq. of Glasgow, j?i. Elizabeth Stevenson,
dau of the lato Rev. John Burns, D.D. (see Burke's Peerage,
Burns, Bart.) and by her, who d. 1851, had issue,

I. John Burns, of Glenbranter.

II. David, 'III. Robinaj dau. of Lawrence Robertson, Esq. and
had issue,

1 David, «i. Frances, dau. of A. Young, Esq. of Bath, and
has i,-sue, two daus.

2 Laurence, m. 10 Dec. 1890 Mabel Ellen, Jan. of the
Hon. Wilfrid Brougham, son of William, 2nd Lord
Brougham and Vaux, and has issue, a dau., Joan Mary.

I. Alice, VI. Mark Sharman, Esq.
Mr. David MacBrayne d. 18G3.

/Irms— Quarterly : 1st and 4th, gu. two lions passant
guardant in pale parted per pale or and arg., 2nd and 3rd,
quarterly, 1st and 4th, arg. a dexter hand, fessways ppr.
holding a cross-crusslet litchee az., 2nd and 3rd, arg. -a tower
embattled gu.

Crest —A dexter arm, issuing out of a ducal coronet, grasping
a sword all ppr.

Motto — Fortis ceu leo fidus.

Seats — Glenbranter, Straehur, Argyllshire, and Lilybanlc
House, Ilillhead, near Glasgow.


McCalmont, Harry Leslie Blundell, Esq. of
Cheveley Park, co. Cambridge, J.P. and D.L.
Major 4th batt. lloyal Warwickshire Regt., for^
merly Lieut. Scot-s Gruards, b. 30 May, 1861 ; m
9 Dec. 1885, Amy Hyacinth, dau. of Major-Gen,
John Miller, late of the 13th Hussars. She d. s. p
29 Nov. 1889.

Lineage. — Thomas McCalmont of the Farm, Closebura
Castle-Caron, co. Antrim, had issue,

I. Thomas, of whom presently.

ir, James, of Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, U.S.A., &. circa,
1707, m. Ilannah Blair, and wasancestorof the McCalmonts
of Lame, co Antrini.

III. John, of Claikeston, co. Antrim, and afterwards of Dela-
ware, U.S.A., b. 1 ilay, 1709 ; to. a dau. of — Latimer, of
CO. Tyrone, and was ancestor of the McCalmonts of Penn-
sylvania; he d. 1779, IV. Robert,

V. Hugh.
The eldest son,

Thomas McCalmont, of the Farm, co. Antrim, h. circa
1700, and was drowned near Delaware, U.S.A. leaving, with
a dau. Margaret, an only son,

Robert McCalmont, of Newtown, co. Antrim, m. 1764,
Margaret, dau. of Hugh Mumford, of Dremalis, co. Antrim,
and by her, who d. 1768, had issue,

I. Hugh, of Abbeylands, of whom presently.

II. James, a surgeon, 6. 1772, killed by au explosion oi.
board ship off the coast of Africa.

The eldest son,

HnoH McCalmont, of Abbeylands, co. Antrim, 6. 31 Dec.
1765, m. 13 Jan. 1807, Elizabeth Allen, dau. of Thomas
Barklic, of Inver, co. Antrim, and by her (who d. 16 Dec.
1871, aged 94 had issue,

I. Robert, of Gatton Pirk, 6. 3 Jan. 1808 ; m. 23 Oct. 1835,
Margaret, dau. of William Cairns, of Cultra, co. Down, and
d. s. p. 2 Dec. 1883. His widow d. 30 Dec. 1889.

II. Thomas, of llighfield, of whom presently.

III. Hugh, of Abbeylands, b. 26 March, 1810, d. unm. 9 Get.

IV. John, b. 26 Oct. 1814, d. unm. 30 July, 1834.
v. Barklio, 6. 23 Aug. d. 6 Sept. 1816.

VI. James, of Abbeylands (.we McCalmont of .^66fyZand«).

I. Jane, b. 24 Jan. 1812, d. 5 April, 1818.

II. Margaret Jane, b. 27 Nov. 1817, d. unm. .30 Aug. 1845.

III. Elizabeth, 6. 5 May, 1821, d. unm. 29 May, 1840.

IV. Rosanna, b. 7 Aug. 1823, m. Sept. 1851, John MacGil-
downey, J.P. and D.L., of Clare Park, co. Antrim, and d.
4 Nov. 1879. He d. 30 Oct. 1887.

Mr. Hugh McCalmont d. 20 Oct. 1838. His second son.

Rev. Thomas McCalmont, of Highfield, Hants. B.A., Trin.
Coll. Dublin, and Worcester, Oxon, b. 28 Jan. 1809, w. 1st,
6 Juno, 1833, Sarah, second dau. of Rev. William Blundell,
Rector of St. Anne's, Liverpool, and by her, who d. 24 Aug.
1836, had issue,

I. Hugh Babklte Bldndell, of whom presently.
Mr. Thomas McCalmont to. 2ndly, 30 Oct. 1844, Emily
Georgina, youngest dau. of Frederick Hill, Esq, of the lot
Life Guards, and by her, who d. 1871, had issue,





n. Frederick Haynes, D.C.L., Barrister-at-Law, of the Inner
Temple, b. 13 Oct. 1846, d. unvi. 4 Nov. 1880.

III. Alfred Leighton, of Highfield, Hants, J. P., and Mayor
of Southampton 1877, b. 28 May, 1851, d. umn. 26 Nov.

ly. Barklie Cairns, of Myton Lodge, Warwick, Capt. Royal
Warwickshire Kegt., b. 22 Nov. 1860 ; w. 28 Oct. lbS4,
Catherine Madeline de Courcy, dau. of Lieut.-Col. Sevcrus
AVilliam Lynam Stetton, late 40ih Hegt., by Catherine
Adela, his wife, dau. of John, 28th Baron Kingsale, and has

1 Madeline Jcsephine de Courcy, h. 25 March, 1836.

2 Kathleen Elaine, 6. 12 Sept. 1888.

3 Dorothy Barklie, 6. 12 Nov. 1890.

I. Gcorgina Elizabeth, 6.28 .Sept. 1845, d. 12 Jan. 1850.
ji. Florence Emily, b. 27 March, 1852; m. 30 Dec. 1875,
Capr. Alexander James Corse-Scott, of Highfield, late 79th
Highlanders and Indian S. C, and has issue, Evangeline
Katherine Florence, 6. 30 May, 1880.
III. Evangeline Elizabeth, b. 23 April, 1854.
Rev. Thomas McCalmont d. 16 March, 1872. His eldest son,

Hugh Babklie Blundell McCalmont, Esq. of Hampton
Court, CO. Middlesex, Barrister-at-Law, 6. 24 Aug. 1836, m.
S Aug. 1860, Edith Florence, dau. of Martin Blackmore, Escj.
«f Kosenheim Bonchurch, Islo of Wight, and had issue,

I. Harkt Leslie Blundell, of Cheveley Park.

I. Ethel Elizabeth, 6. 9 Aug. 1862: ?(i.21 April, 1823, James
Shaw Robinson, Esq., son of Sir VVilliam Robinson, K.C.S.I.,
and has issue.

II. Margaret Anna, 6. 25 Dec. 1863 : m. 21 Oct. 1884, James
Ernest Rawlins, Esq. of Hanford, California, and has issue.

Mr. Hugh Blundell Barklie McCalmont, d. 24 June, 1838.
His widow m. 22 May, 1890, Frederick John Partridge, Esq.

Arms — Gu. a cress vair arg. and az. betw. four fleurs-de-lis
or. Crest — A griffin's head erased ppr. charged with a fleur-
<Ie lis or. Motto — Nil desperandum.

&a(— Cheveley Park, Newmarket, Cambs., and Bishop's
Wood, near Ross, co. Hereford.

Clv.b.^ — Junior Carlton, Guards', Army and Navy, and United

Tovn Honse—Q, Grosvenor Place, S.W.


McCalmont, Col. Hugh, C.B., of Abbejlands,
CO. Antrim, J.P. co. Dublin, b. 9 Feb. 1845 ; m.
29 Sept. 1886, Hon. Eose Elizabeth, youngest dau,
of John Charles, 4th Lord Clanmoris, and has

Dermot Hugh Bingham, b. 10 April, 1S87.

Col. McCalmont, formerly of the 9th Lancers and
7th Hussars, served in the Eed Eiver Expedition,
in the Ashanti War (1870) ; in the Eusso-Turkish
War of 1877-8, and was present at the Siege of
Kars (Turkish medal and brevet of Major) ; in the
South African War (1879), for 'which he received
the medal, and clasp, and brevet of Lieut.-Col. ; in
the Afghan War, 1879 (mentioned in despatches) ;
in the Egyptian War of 1882, and present at Kassas-
sin and Tel-el-Kebir (mentioned in despatches,
medal with clasp, bronze star and 3rd class Medji-
die), and commanded the Light Camel Eegt. in
the Soudan Expedition of 1884-5 (mentioned in
despatches, clasp, promoted Colonel, and created
C.B.) ; Col. McCalmont commanded the 4th D.G.
from 1888 to 1892.

Lineage.— James McCalmont, Esq., Antrim Rifles, of
Abbeylands and Breen, co. Antrim, J. P., youngest son of Hugh
McCalmont, of Abbeylands and Breen, co. Antrim (see
McCalmont of Clereley), by Elizabeth Allen his wife, dau. of
Thomas Barklie, of Inver, co. Antrim, 6. 9 June, 1819; m. 27
.April, 1843, Emily Anne, dau. of James Martin, Esq. of
Ross, CO. Galway, and by her had issue,
] 1. Hugh, of Abbeylands.

u. James Martin, of Holywood House, Belfast, Capt. late
« D l?^'^^"^' *^°™"'y A.D.C. to Lord Lieutenant of Ireland,
r J,^^ ^^'' Antrim since I«s5 (Residfncf—SO, Jermyn
' M.au6?— Carlton and Kildare St.), 6. 23 May, 1847; m
; 14 Oct. 1880, Mary Caroline, dau. of Col. Robert WilUam
Bomer, of Denbigh, and has issue,
Robert Chaine Alexander, b. 29 Aug 1S8I
Margaret, b. 25 Sept. ISSS.

Mr. James McCalmont d. 18 July, 1849. His widow m. 12

Oct. 1853, Augustine Hugh Barton, Esq. of Rochestown, co.
Tipperary, who rf. 23 Oct. 1874, leaving issue (.see Barton of

Arms — See McCalmont of Clieveley.

Seat — Abbeylands, White Abbey, Belfast.

Clubs— Carlion, Army and Navy, and Kildare Street.

Mccarty of caeeignavar.

McCaety, Justin, Esq. of Carrignavar, co.
Cork, J.P., Barrister-at-Law, /j. 1816; m. 1848,
Louisa, dau. of Edward Eitzgerald, Major
H.E.I.C.S., and has issue,

I. Gerald Falkineb, B.A. Trin, Coll. Dublin, Barrister-at-
Law, b. 1848 ; d. s. 'p. 17 Nov. 1890.

II. Frederick Fitzgerald. hi. Robert Capel.
IV. Justin Charles.

I. Isabella, ju. 9 March, 1885, A. P. Gould, Esq. of Bombay.

Xiineagre. — Few pedigrees in the British Empire can fce
traced to a more remote or a more exalted source than that of
the Celtic House of M'Carty. On the arrival of the English
in the Pith century, they were styled Kings of Desmond
and Cork. From Cormac More, who lived in the beginning
of the l'2th century, sprang two sons. Daniel, the elder, s.his
father as the MacCarty More ; and Diarmid, the younger,
founded the powerful House of Muskerry, The descendant of
Daniel was created Earl of Clancare by Queen Elizabeth, 1565;
but as he died without legitimate male issue, his honours died
with him. His last collateral male representative was Charles
MacCarty More, an officer in the Guards, who d. 1770. The
dwindled possessions of this branch of the family became
vested in his csusin, Herbert, of Muckruss (see Burke's
Vicissitudes of Families).

M'Cartt of Carrignavar is the chief of liis name, and
representative of the oldest existing branch of the once sove-
reign House of M'Carty. The first who bore the

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