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Annfield, Brannoxtown, Co. Kildare, 2nd son of Sir John
Kennedy, Bart., of Johnstown Kennedy, Co. Dublin, and by
him, who d. 1884, had at her death, 10 March, 1906, issue ; —

1. William Horace Kennedy, of Annfield, Capt. late 60th

Rifles, served in the Egyptian war of 1882, b. 26 Nov.,
1860, m. 1st, 12 Dec, 1889, Ada, dau. of Surgeon-
General John Warren, and by her, who d. Aug., 1894,
has one son : —

John Horace Kennedy, b. 1890.
Capt. Kennedy in. 2nd, 1895, Sophia Thomasina
Constable, dau. of Capt. Constable Curtis, late 1 2th
Lancers, of the Hall, Berkhamsted, Herts, by
Henrietta Mary Anne, dau. of Charles Berwick
Curtis, son of Sir WilUam Curtis, Bart.

2. Robert Arthur Francis Kennedy, b. 1869, d. 5 Aug., 1906.

1. Maria Kennedy.

2. Constance Kennedy, m. 27 Feb., 1889, Major Arthur

Trevelyan Moore, R.E., son of Sir Wilham Moore, K.C.I.E.,

and has issue : —

(1). Ruby Dorothy Caragh Moore.

(2). Esmee Marion Glenda Moore.

(3). Leila Constance Moore.

3. Marion AUce Kennedy, m. 25 July, 1901, George Leycester-

Penrhyn, of Abbeylands, Clane, Co. Kildare, son of
Edward Hugh Leycester-Penrhyn, D.L., of East Sheen,
Surrey, by Vere, dau. of Robert Gosling, D.L., of Botley's
Park, Surrey, and Hassobury, Essex, and has a dau. :—
Vere Leycester-Penrhyn.

4. Violet Kennedy, d. 1891.

IV. Maud Martin, m. 6 Oct., 1856, Henry Callwell, of Dahiada,

BaUycastle, Co. Antrim, and d. 22 May, 1898, having had :—

1. Charles Edward CaUweU, C.B. (1907), Colonel, R.A.,

General Staff Officer, Head Quarters of Army, retired

1907, b. 2 April, 1859.



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1. Josephine Mary Callwell.

V. Josephine Martin, d. unm.

The second dau. of James Martin and Anne Higinbotham : —

EMILY ANNE MARTIN, m. 1st, 27 April, 1843, James McCalmont,
of Abbeylands and Breen, Co. Antrim, J.P., youngest son of Hugh
McCalmont, of Abbeylands, by Elizabeth Allen, dau. of Thomas
Barklie, of Invev, and by him, who d. \^ July, 1849, had two sons : —

I. HUGH, (Sir) of whom presently.

II. James Martin McCalmont, of Hollywood House, Belfast, M.P,,
East Antrim, Hon. Colonel Royal Antrim Artillery, late
Capt. 8th Hussars, and A.D.C. to the Lord Lieutenant of
Ireland, 6. 23 May, 1847, m. 14 Oct., 1880, Mary Caroline,
dau. of Colonel Robert Wilham Romer, and has issue : —

1. Robert Chaine Alexander McCalmont, Capt. Irish Guards,
6. 29 Aug., 1881, served in the S. Afr. War, 1900,
(Queen's medal with 2 clasps), m. 16 Nov., 1907, Molly,
dau. of Andrew Skeen, M.D., and step-dau. of Sir Henry
Thoby Prinsep, K.C.I.E.

1. Margaret McCalmont.
Mrs. J. McCalmont m. 2nd 12 Oct., 1853, Augustine Hugh Barton, 2nd
son of Dunbar Barton, of Rochestown, Co, Tipperary, 6th son of
Wilham Barton, of Grove, Co, Tipperary, by Grace, sister of Sir Hugh
Dillon Massy, Bart., of Doonas, Co, Clare, and by him, who d. 23 Oct.,
1874, had at her death, 30th Nov., 1907, further issue :—

I. Emily Alma Barton, m. as his second wife 21 April, 1881, Sir
George Frederick Brooke, Bart., of Suramerton, Co. Dubhn,
son of Francis Richard Brooke, by the Hon. Henrietta
Monck, dau. of Charles, 3rd Viscount Monck, and by him,
(who had also issue by his first marriage) had issue : —

1. Francis Hugh Brooke, 2nd Lieut. 60th Rifles, served in

St. Helena during the S, Afr, War (Queen's medal\ 6, 10
Nov,, 1882.

2. Augustine Henry Brooke, Lieut. Indian Cavalry, late

4th Dragoon Guards, h. 25 Feb., 1884,

3. Raymond Frederick Brooke, 6, 2 June, 1885.

4. Arthur Charles Brooke, h. 26 Sept,, 1886,

5. John Brooke, Sub-Lieut. R.N„ h. 2 Oct,, 1887.

6. BasU Gerald Brooke, h. 10 March, 1894.

7. Geoffrey Thomas Brooke, h. 19 Oct,, 1896.

1. Emily Henrietta Brooke.

2. Rose Dorothy Brooke.



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II. Rose Mary Barton, known for her paintings.
The elder son : —

MAJOR-GENERAL SIR HUGH McCALMONT, K.C.B., C.V.O.,

of Abbey lands, Colonel 7th Hussars, 30 May, 1907, formerly Lieut. -
Colonel 4:th Dragoon Guards, M.P. North Antrim, 1895-99, served
iu the Red River Exped. 1870; Ashanti War, 1873 (medal); Russo.
Turkish War, 1877-8, as military attache, (Turkish war medal, brev. of
Major) ; S. Afr. War, 1879 (despatches, medal with clasp, brev. of
Lieut.-Col.) ; Afghan War 1879-80 (despatches) ; Egypt. Exped. 1882
(despatches, medal with clasp, bronze star, 3rd Medjidie) ; Soudan
Exped. 1884-5, (despatches, clasp, C.B.), commanded 8th Div. 3rd Army
Corps, K.C.B., 1900, was h. 9 Feb., 1847, and m. 29 Sept., 1886, the
Hon. Rose Elizabeth Bingham, dau. of John Charles, 4th Lord Clan-
morris. He has an only son : —

Dermot Hugh Bingham McCalmont, 2nd Lieut. 7th Hussars,

h. 10 April, 1887, heir to the property of his cousin, the late

Colonel H. L. B. McCahnont, C.B., M.P.

To return to the fomth son of Thomas Higinbotham and Anne
Nixon, (p. 151). This was : —

THE REV. THOMAS HIGINBOTHAM, h. about 1701 at LisdufE,
Co. Cavan, educated at Dubhn under Thos. Sheridan, entered Trinity
CoUege, Dubhn, 11 Nov., 1718, aged 17, Scholar, 1721, B.A., 1723, M.A.,
1726, ordained deacon in St. Peter's, Dublin, 24 Jan., 1727, priest in
Clogher Cathedral, 16 June, 1728, Curate of Enniskillen about 1734,
afterwards Rector of Pettigo,* a schoolma3ter,t and chaplain to Sir
James Caldwell's Light Horse, { m. Anne Elizabeth, dau. of the Rev.
Robert Higinbothom,§ of Laurel Hill, Co. Derry and d. "at his house
near Clogher, Co. Tyrone," May, 1762, {Belfast Newsletter, 25 May).
In his will, dated 2 July, 1761, proved 20 Dec, 1762, he mentions
his foui- children, given below. His widow, who Hved at SummerhiU,
Dubhn, d. 1800 (will dated 20 March, proved 2 July) leaving her property
to her daus., and her grand-dau., Anne EHzabeth, dau. of her late son,
Capt. Thomas Higinbotham. The Rev. Thomas Higinbotham had
issue : —



* The authority for this statement is Burke's Landed Gentry, " Kyle of Laurel
Hill."

t Exchequer Bill, 30 Nov., 1762, Cairns v. Higinbotham.

X Lord Belmore, in The Ulster Journal of Archceology, 1898, p. 33, states that \

the Earl of Halifax, Lord Lieutenant, earnestly requested, at the instigation of
the then Secretary to Pitt, and cousin german to Mrs. Higinbotham, widow of the
Rev. Thos. Higinbotham, chaplain to Sir J. Caldwell's Light Horse, that Sir James
would permit her to sell the chaplaincy for the benefit of her family. Mrs. T.
Higinbotham's mother, wife of the Rev. Robert H., was Martha Wood, aunt of
Robert Wood, 3LP., statesman and traveller. Under Secretary of State, 1756-03.
(see Did. of Nat. Biog.).

§The Higinbothoms of Laurel Hill spelled the tinal syllable of their name



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I. Thomas Higinbotliam, Lieut., H.E.I.C.S., 1 Jan., 1782, apparently
afterwards Capt., d. at Ellore in India, Dec, 1793, leaving
a dau. : —

Anne Elizabeth Higinbotham, m. Robert Amos, of Royal
Canal House, Broadstone, DubUn.

II. Robert Higinbotham, (Rev.), of North Cope St., Dublin, d.
intestate, admon., 12 Feb., 1818, to his niece, Mrs. Amos,
saving the right of his sister, Mrs. Wright.

I. MARTHA, of whom immediately.

II. Sarah Corry Higinbotham.

The elder dau. : —

MARTHA HIGINBOTHAM, m. marriage lie. 16 April, 1762, the Rev.
Henry Wright, M.A., Curate of Bray, Co. Wicklow, 1765,* who d, before
1800, and had three daus. : —

I. Anne Elizabeth Wright, in. William Thompson, of Oatlands, Co.
Meath, eldest son of David Thompson, of Oatlands, by Anne,
dau. of George Higinbotham, of Larghy, Co. Cavan, and by
him, who d. 8 Dec, 1851, had two sons and three daus. : —

1. David William Thompson, of Liverpool, 6. 1798, m. his
cousin Mary, elder dau. of the Rev. George Horan, by
Jane, dau. of Thomas Higinbotham, by Mary, dau. of
George Nixon, of Nixon Hall, and d. 24 Sept., 1840,
having had by her, who d. 6 Nov., 1870, two sons and
three daus. : —

(1.) William Thompson, m. 12 June, 1844, Jane, 2nd dau.«
of Leonard Watson, of Warrenpoint, and d. 27 Jan.,
1873, having had issue : —

i. David Thompson, h. 5 Aug., 1851.

i. Anne Thompson, m. 15 Nov., 1873, R. C. Far-
thing, of Toronto, Canada.

ii. Mary Horan Thompson, m. 12 Sept., 1877, Capt.
Spencer Henry Mackay, 101st (now Munster)
Fusiliers, and has issue : —

1. Spencer Edward Mackay, 6. 11 Sept., 1878.

2. WiUiam Mackay, 6. 15 Nov., 1879.

1. Ethel Maude Vansittart Mackay.

iii. Mai-tha Christina Thompson, m. March, 1874,
Richard Pendleton, and d. 1881, leaving a
dau. : —

♦ Information from Mr. W. T. Kyle.



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Alainde de Burgh Pendleton, m. 6 Nov.,
1894, Arthur Gayford, and has one dau.

(2.) George Horan Thompson, 6. 1822, m. 19 Dec, 1857,
Maria Theresa, 3rd dau. of Thomas Thompson, of
Springfield, Co. Wicklow.

(1.) Anne Thompson.

(2.) Emily Thompson.

(3.) Ellen Margaret Thompson, m. 17 Jan., 1860, Marcus
Charles Chichester Magrath, who d. 31 Dec, 1899,
and had two sons and four daus. : —

i. John ffolliott Magrath, 6. 6 Jan., 1861.

ii. Stewart Chichester Magrath, h. 30 March, 1867,
m. June, 1891. Leila, dau. of George F.
Preston, of Liverpool, and has a son : —

John Reginald Chichester Magrath, h. 10
Feb., 1893.

i. Mary Louisa Magrath, m. Dec, 1895, Charles

H. Armstrong.
ii. Georgina Horan Magrath.

iii. Emily Mary Magrath, m. 17 Jan., 1894, Charles
H. Cuddy, and had a dau. : —
May Cuddy.
iv. Violet Rowena Magrath.

2. Henry Thompson.

1. Martha Thompson, m. 1841, James Haig, 1st Judge Madras

Civil Service, 2nd son of John Haig, of Bonnington, Mid-
lothian. She d.s.f. He d. 1854.

2. Elizabeth Mary Thompson, m. 1836, her cousin, Henry

Kyle, see p. 165.

3. Frances Thompson.

II. MARTHA, of whom immediately.
Ill, Hannah Wright, m. George Draper, of Dublin.*
The second dau. of the Rev. Henry Wright and Martha Higinbotham
was ;

MARTHA WRIGHT, h. \in, m. 1795, Samuel Kyle, of Baggot
Street, Dublin, son of the Rev. Arthur Kyle, by Martha Wood, niece oi
Robert Wood, Under Secretary of State, M.P. for Brackley 1761-71,
the discoverer of the ruins of Balbec and Palmyra ; (see Dictionary of
National Biografhy). She d. 1812, and her husband d. 1814, having
had five sons and five daus. : —



* From pedigree by Mr. William Thompaon Kyle.



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I. Arthur Kyle, d. unm.
II. Henry Wright Kyle, d. unm.
III. Samuel Kyle, d. unm.

IV. Kobert Wood Kyle, (Rev.) M.A., T.C.D., Vicar of Holy Trinity,
Guernsey, b. 1799, m. 14 April, 1826, his cousin Georgina Jane,
dau. of the Rev. George Horan, and d. 1850, leaving by her,
who d. 1868, a son :^

Arthur Wood Kyle, Barrister-at-law, b. 1827, d. unm. at
Melbourne, 1858.

V. HENRY, of whom later, p. 165.

I. Maria Loetitia Kyle, m. 1st, in June, 1825, the Rev. William John
Knox, MA. (son of Samuel Knox, of Coleraine), who d. 1839,
and 2nd, 1849, Henry Allen Griffith, Lieut. R.N., of Killycolp,
Co. Tyrone, (4th son of Richard Griffith, of Millicent, Co.
Kildare, M.P. for Askeaton), who d.s.f. 1860. She d. 1886,
having had by her first marriage three sons and three daus. : —

1. Samuel Wright Knox, b. 1827, d. unm.

2. Robert Kyle Knox, M.A., LL.D., of Belfast, J.P. Co.

Antrim, b. 1837, m. Jan., 1866, Sara, dau. of Capt. John
Twigge, 80th Regt., and has issue : —

(1.) William Kyle Knox, b. 2 Nov., 1866.

(2.) Samuel Wright Knox, 6. Feb., 1869, m. Sept., 1897,
Lucy Grace, yoimger dau. of Charles Murrough
O'Brien, 5th son of William Smith O'Brien, of Cahir-
moyle, Co. Limerick, M.P. for Ennis 1828-31 and Co.
Limerick 1835-49, brother of Lucius, 13th Lord Inchi-
quin. Issue :—

i. Robert Kyle Knox, 6. 19 July, 1898.

ii. William O'Brien Knox, b. 9 Nov., 1901.
iii. Brian Knox, &. 14 May, 1904.

i. Dorothy Anne Knox.
(3.) George Murray Kyle Knox, b. Dec, 1871, w. 1 Jan.,
1898, Ailne Mary, elder dau. of Charles Murrough
O'Brien, above mentioned by Mary, eldest dau. of
James Watt, of Claragh, Co. Donegal, and has : —

i. William Charies Knox, b. 16 May, 1901.

ii. George Edward Knox, b. 22 Oct., 1903.

i. Mary Sara Knox.
(1.) Violet Knox.

(2.) AUce Maud Knox, m. 18 Aug., 1898, John Henry
Pigot, Barrister-at-law, and has issue :—



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i. David Richard Pigot, 6. 14 Jan., 1900.

ii. James Poole Maunsell Pigot, h. 30 Jan., 1901.

iii. John Henry Pigot, h. 9 Dec, 1906.

i. Anne Violet Pigot.

(3.) Dorothea Cecilia Knox, m. G Nov., 1900, Francis
Edward Cuming, and has issue : —

i. James Cuming, 6. 24 Dec, 1904.

i. Florence Elizabeth Cuming.

(4.) Mary Kyle Knox, m. 3 April, 1900, Arthur Henry
Bates, K.C., and has : —

i. Victor Bates, h. 29 March, 1901.

ii. Theodore Bates, h. 18 June, 1902.

iii. Arthur Henry Bates, 6. 17 Oct., 1907.

i. Phyllis Victor Bates.

3. George Murray Knox, h. 1839, m. 1876, Hedwig Ciamilla,
dau. of F. C. T. Piper, of Mecklenberg Schwerin, and had
a dau. : —

Hedwig Leonora Knox.

1. Ellen Murray Knox, m. 1859, the Rev. William Cotter, D.D.,

Incumbent of St. Luke's, Belfast, and had : —

(1.) Pearson Cotter.
(1.) Lily Cotter.
(2.) Mary Cotter.

2. Sara Matilda Knox, m. 1861, George PhiUp Johnson, J. P.

of Ballynacash, Lisbum, Co. Antrim, and by him, who d.
May, 1880, had a dau. : —

Mary Elizabeth Knox Johnson.

3. Mary Elizabeth Knox, d. 1859.
IL Rachel Anna Kyle, d. unm.

III. Martha Eleanor Kyle, d. unm.

IV. Anna Lily Kyle, d. unm.

V. Emily Higinbotham Kyle, m. 1831, John Little, of Stewartstown,
Co. Tyrone, and Upton Park, Slough, Bucks, son of Samuel
Little, of Stewartstown, and d. 9 Feb., 1875, having had by
him, who d. 8 Jan., 1889, eleven sons and one dau., viz. : —

1. Samuel Little, M.A., J.P., b. 3 July, 18-33, m. 1861, Hannah,
eldest dau. of Bryan Padgett Gregson, of Caton Hall,
Lancashire, J.P., D.L., and d.v.'p. 1 Sept., 1880,
having had issue ;- -

L



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(1.) Bryan Padgett Gregson Little, h. 9 March, 1862, d.
unm.

(2.) John Little, of Stainrigg, Colstream, N.B,, b. 26
April, 1867, m. 4 Nov., 1895, Agnes Stewart, elder
dau. of Sir John Usher, Bart., of Norton, Midlothian,
and Wells, Hawick, J.P., D.L., and has issue : —

1. John Little, b. 30 Jan., 1897.

1. Ellen Mary Little.

2. Joan Katharine Balmer Little.
(3.) Samuel Little, d. in infancy.

(1.) Hannah Gibson Little.

(2.) Emily Kyle Little, s. her aunt at Stewartstown.

(3.) Margaret Maudsley Little, d. 3 Jan., 1884.

(4.) Ellen Murray Little, d. 3 Aug., 1870.

(5.) Mary EveUne Little.

(6.) Kathleen Alice Little, m. 4 June, 1902, Arthur James
Meldrum, of Dechmont, Linlithgowshire, son of
Edward Meldrum, of Dechmont, J. P., D.L., and
has issue : —

1. John Patrick Arthur Meldrum, b. 3 Sept., 1903.

2. Hugh Thomas Meldrum, 6. 27 Aug., 1904.

2. Robert Kyle Little, Capt. 97th Regt., with which he served

in the Crimea, (two medals with clasp, " Sebastopol "),
and in the 22nd Regt. with which he served in the Indian
Mutiny, including the relief of Lucknow, (medal and two
clasps), b. 4 Dec, 1834, w. 1868, Dora, eldest dau. of James
Irvine, of Springfield, Co. Tyrone, and d. 15 Jan., 1889,
having had issue : —

(1.) John Little, b. 1 July, 1875.

(2.) Sydney Hamilton Little, b. 9 May, 1880

(1.) Mary Ormsby Little.

(2.) Emily Kyle Little.

(3.) Eleanor Murray Little.

(1.) Hannah Little.

3. John Little, Capt. 20th Regt., (now Lancashire Fusiliers),

served in the Crimea, including Kinburn Expedition (three
medals and clasp " Sebastopol ") and tlie Indian Mutiny,
including the relief of Lucknow (medal with two clasps),
b. 23 Nov., 1835, d. at Field Hospital, Cawnpore, 10 April,
1858.



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4. Henry Alexander Little, C.B., Lieut.-General in the array,

of Fair Leigh, Slough, J.P. Bucks, served with the 17th
Regiment in the Crimea after the fall of Sebastopol,
and with the 7th Royal Fusiliers in the N.W.
Frontier of India, 1864, forcing Umbeyla Pass
(medal and brevet Major), in Afghan war, 1880-1,
Chief of Staff, evacuation of Candahar (mentioned
in despatches, and received the thanks of Government,
G.O. 292, 1882) and in the Burmese Expedition 1886-7,
(mentioned in despatches, London Gazette, 15 Nov., 1889,
C.B. 12 Nov., 1889), b. U Aug., 1837, m. 17 Jan., 1866,
Ellen Wade, elder dau. of David Peter Thompson, of
Stonestown and Park, King's Co., J.P., by Anua Maria,
dau. of Geoi^e Thompson, of Clonskeagh Castle, Co.
Dublin, and has had issue : —

(1.) John David George Little, Merton Coll., Oxford, b.
24 Feb., 1868, d. 10 Jan., 1907.

(1.) Gerard Eleanor Little.

5. Charles William Little, b. 26 Oct., 1838, d. young.

6. William John Knox Little, (Rev.), Canon Residentiary of

Worcester, Proctor in Convocation, formerly Vicar of
Hoar Cross, Staffordshire, BA., Trin. Coll. Cambridge,
1862, M.A. 1865, a famous preacher, and author of many
works, b. 1 Dec, 1839, m. 1866, Annie, eldest dau. of
Henry Gregson, of Moorlands, Lancaster, J. P., and has
issue : —

(1.) Arthur Henry Alban Knox Little, Ch.Ch. Oxford, b.
17 June, 1867, m. 1894, Ethel, dau. of James Sykes
Wright, of Monte Video and London, and has : —

1. Mary Knox Little.
• 2, Marjory Knox Little.

(2.) Frances Gore Knox Little, b. 28 July, 1875.

(3.) Harold Edward Knox Little, b. 14 Feb., 1877

(4.) Walter Lawrence Wood Knox Little, b. 4 Sept., 1878.

(5.) William John Knox Little, b. 7 Feb., 1881.

(6.) Charles Hugo Knox Little, R.N., b. 21 Nov., 1887.

(1.) Rose Emily Knox Little, m. 26 Nov., 1901, Frederick

Usher, of Broomhouse, Berwickshire, 4th son of Sir

John Usher, Bart., and has issue : —

1. Neil John William Heriot Usher, 6. 16 July, 1903.

2. Derick OUver Heriot Usher, 6. 7 Oct., 1907.
1. Annette Mary Heriot Usher.



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(2.) Rhoda Edith Knox Little.
(3.) Ethel Annie Knox Little.
(4.) Mary Catherine Knox Little.

7. Francis LaAvrence Gore Little, late Major R.A., Chief

Constable of Preston, Lancashire, served in command
of a detachment Royal Artillery in the Expeditionary
Force against the hostile natives of Yucatan 1861, Fort
Lieut, to Gov. of Jamaica 1861-4, h. 27 Aug., 1841, m. 11
Jan., 1871, Clara Hester, 3rd dau. of John Reynolds
Dickson, of Woodville, Co. Leitrini, and Kilbarron, Co.
Donegal, J. P., by Clara, dau. of Capt. John Skene,
C.B., R.N., of Lethanty, Aberdeenshire, and has issue : —

(1.) John Francis Gore Little, B.A., Exeter Coll., Oxford,
h. 8 Jan., 1872.

(2.) Wilham Hyacinth Patrick Gore Little, 6. 16 March,
1876, m. 14 Sept., 1905, Clara Frances, dau. of Daniel
McAlpine, of Botcherby, Carlisle.

(1.) Clara Edythe Gore Little.

(2.) Violet Audley Gore Little, vt. 14 June, 1906, Edward
Bridges Harford, only son of the Rev. Edward John
Harford, M.A., Canon Residentiary of Wells, and
has ; —

Christopher Edward Audley Harford, h. 22
March, 1907.

(3.) Mary Gore Little.

(4.) Joan Emily Gore Little.

8. Arthur Wood Little, h. 9 Aug., 1843, d. 28 May, 1863.

9. Charles Hardy Little, M.A., T.C.D. (Downes Divinity

Prizeman) and St. Edmund's Hall, Oxford, formerly Vicar
of Peasdown St. John, Somerset, British Chaplain at St.
Petersburg, Organising Sec. Add. Curates' Aid Soc, Vicar
of St. Martin's, Brighton, joined the Church of Rome,
1905. h. 29 April, 1845, m. 1873, Mary Ellen, 3rd dau. of
Bryan Padgett Gregbon, J. P., D.L., of Caton, and has
issue : —

(1.) Charles Hardy Little, h. 18 June, 1874.
(1.) Mary Hardy Little.

10. Sydney Hamilton Little, M.A. Exeter Coll., Oxford,
formerly Vicar of Hordle, and Org. Sec. Nat. Soc. and
Add. Curates, joined the Church of Rome, 1881, late
H.M.'s Consul at Havannah, Madrid, and Cadiz, h. 23



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June, 1849, m. 28 Oct., 1875, Edith Mary, eldest dau. of

John Locke Stratton, of Turwestou House, Bucks, by

Mary Scott, dau. of John Horrocks, of TuUichewau Castle,

Dumbartonshire, and d. 1901, having had by her, who d.

22 Dec, 1907, issue ;—

(1.) Sydney Knox Hamilton Little, 2nd Lieut. 88th Regt.,
Oonnaught Rangers, served iii South African war with
City of London Volunteers (medal), wounded in the
campaign, 6. 23 Feb., 1878, d. in India, 19 Sept., 1903.

(2.) John Hamilton Little, 6. 28 Jan., 1880, d. young.

(3.) Henry Charles Hamilton Little, 6. 21 Dec, 1880.

(4.) Francis Hamilton Little, 6. 18 Jan., 1883.

(5.) Wilfrid Joseph Hamilton Little, h. 18 June, 1887.

(1.) Mary Bridgett Hamilton Little, m. 1905, John
Crowther-Smith, and has a son : —
Sydney Crowther-Smith, h. 1906.

(2.) Edith Agnes Hamilton Little, d. young.
11. Emilius George Higinbotham Little, (Rev.) M.A., T.C.D,,

sometime Asst. British Chapl. at St. Petersburg, Rector

of All Saints, Inverary, 6. 6 April, 1853, m. 4 Nov., 1886,

Dorothy, youngest dau. of Jonathan Hardcastle, J.P., of

Blid worth Dale, Notts.

1. Ellen Murray Little, of Stewartstown, d. unm. 11 Dec, 1901,
and was s. in her property by her niece, see p. 162.

The youngest son of Samuel Kyle and Martha Wright was : —

HENRY KYLE, of Laurel Hill, (or Tullyvanagh) Co. Derry, J.P.,
D.L., High Sherifi Co. Derry, 1868, 6. 13 June, 1811, m. 1836, his cousin
Elizabeth Mary, dau. of William Thompson, of Oatlands, Co. Meath,
(see p. 159) and d. 13 April, 1878, having had by her, who d. 24 June,
1865, three sons and four dans. : —

I. ROBERT, of whom presently.

II. Henry Kyle, 6. 1841, d. unm. 1866.

III. WilUam Thompson Kyle, B.A. (Jun. Mod.) T.C.D., 1871, Barrister-
at-law, 6. 7 April, 1849, m. 30 July, 1889, Caroline EUzabeth
Auchinleck, only child of the Rev. Thomas Lewis, B.A.,Vicar of
Udimore, Sussex, by Henrietta Margaret Enery, youngest dau.
of the Rev. James Eccles Auchinleck, J.P., Incumbent of
Lisbellaw, Co. Fermanagh, by Caroline, dau. of Richard Fiddes,
of Tullycreevy, Co. Fermanagh, by Jane, eldest dau. of William
Hassard, of Carne, same Co., High Sheriff Co. Fermanagh,
1772.
I. Anne Elizabeth Kyle.



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IT. Ellen Kyle, m. 9 Sept., 1873, the Rev. Frederick William Hogan,
M.A., Vicar of All Saints', Hillsborough, Co. Down, and d.
1902, having had issue : —

1. James Clement Hogan, B.A., T.C.D., 1899, b. 1876.

2. Henry Luke Kyle Hogan, b. 1879.

3. Wilfred Lawrence Hogan, b. 1882.

4. William Kyle Patrick Hogan, b. 1888.

1. Elizabeth Mary Hogan.

2. Sophia Margaret Hogan.

3. Annie Evangeline Hogan.

4. Francis Georgina Janet Hogan.

III, Frances Martha Kyle.

IV. Georgina Higinbotham Kyle.

The eldest son : —

THE REV. ROBERT KYLE, of Laurel Hill, J.P. Co. Derry, b. 26
Dec, 1837, m. 30 April, 1868, Kathleen, 2nd dau. of William Wilson
Cams- Wilson, of Casterton Hall, Westmoreland, by Mary Letablere,
dau. of the Right Hon. Edward Litton, of Altmore, Co. Tyrone, M.P.
for Coleraine 1837-41 and 1841-42, and Master in Chancery in Ireland,
and d. 10 Feb., 1898, having had by her, who d. 16 Dec, 1892, issue :—

I. HENRY GREVILLE, of whom presently.

II. Francis Carus Kyle, b. 2 Sept., 1872, m. 1896, Flora Berry, and
has : —

John Arthur Kyle, b. 1897.

III. Robert Wood Kyle, 6. 5 March, 1875.

I. Mary Alice Kathleen Kyle.

The eldest son : —

HENRY GREVILLE KYLE, of Laurel Hill, Coleraine, B.A.

Merton Coll., Oxford, 1894, M.B. and B.Ch. 1899, was b. 18 Apijl, 1869.



APPENDICES.



APPENDIX I.

WILL of THOMAS NIXON, 1738 (see p. 66).
Proved in the Diocese of Clogher.

In the Name of God Amen I Thomas Nixon, of Kingstown in the
County of ffermanagh Gentl. being of sound disposing mind and
Memory (thanks be to Almighty God for this) do hereby make and
publish this my last Will and Testam*. in Manner and form following.

Imprimis I commend my Soul to Almighty God who gave it hoping
through the merits of my Saviour Jesus Christ to obtain free pardon
and Kemission of all my Sinns, And as to all my each and severall
Eftects Goods and Chatties which I shall be Possest of att the time of
my decease after the paym*. of my just debts and funerall Charges 1
leave and bequeath as hereinafter mentioned.

Item I leave and bequeath unto my Eldest sonne the Rever


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