|Beamish of County Cork|
Kilmalooda House, Kilmalooda, nr. Timoleague, Co. Cork
|Kilmalooda House: the entrance front. Image: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.|
A handsome if big-boned five-bay house of two storeys over a basement, with a hipped roof and sash windows, reputedly built in 1815 for Sampson Beamish (1770-1843). In 1872, the second Sampson Beamish (d. 1881) commissioned designs from William Henry Hill of Cork for a new house of white brick with stone dressings, the cost of which was estimated at £3,000.
|Kilmalooda House: unexecuted scheme for a new house, 1872. Image: Cork Libraries.|
Cashelmore, Desertserges, Co. Cork
Hare Hill, Bandon, Co. Cork
|Hare Hill, Bandon: entrance front. Image: National Inventory of Architectural Heritage.|
Beaumont, Ballintemple, Cork, Co. Cork
Mount Beamish, Co. Cork
Ditchley House, Little Island, Co. Cork
|Ditchley House, Little Island: the house after its conversion to an hotel.|
|Ditchley House: the entrance and staircase halls, since conversion to hotel use.|
Beamish family of Kilmalooda
(1) Francis Beamish (c.1660-82) (q.v.);
(2) John Beamish (b. c.1670; fl. 1750) (q.v.);(3) Richard Beamish (b. c.1675; fl. 1758) [for whom see Beamish of Willsgrove, Beaumont House and Ditchley House, below];(4) Thomas Beamish; died unmarried;(5) Jane Beamish; married, 1700, Simon Leigh;(6) Catherine Beamish; married William Honnor;(7) Elizabeth Beamish; married, 1676/7, John Owgane.
(1) Francis Beamish (c.1680-1749) (q.v.);(2) Anne Beamish (d. c.1699); married, 1697 (licence), James Coppinger (who m2, 1699, Sarah Bayly and 3rd, 1718, Anne Youd, and had further issue) of Timoleague, gent, and had issue one daughter; died in or before 1699.
(1) Francis Beamish (c.1700-62) (q.v.);(2) John Beamish, of Lisgibba (Co. Cork); emigrated to America with his son; married, 1736, Mary Good of Kilmeen (Co. Cork), and had issue one son (Richard Beamish, who sold Lisgibba and Kilbelogy to his uncle Francis Beamish and emigrated to America with his father); died in America;(3) Thomas Beamish; died without issue;(4) Richard Beamish (b. c.1720; fl. 1758) [for whom see below, Beamish of Castlemore and Hare Hill].Some accounts of the family also include:(5) William Beamish; died without issue.
(1) Elizabeth Beamish; married, 1749 (licence 13 September), as his second wife, John Croker (d. 1794) of Nadrid (Co. Cork), and had issue four sons;(2) Jane Beamish; married, December 1748, Rev. George Wood (d. c.1792), rector of Garryvoe (Co. Cork), and had issue;(3) Francis Beamish (c.1734-c.1810) (q.v.);(4) Mary Beamish; married, 1765, William Banfield of Shinnah (Co. Cork), son of William Banfield, but probably had no issue.
(1) Francis Beamish (c.1760-1805), of Myrtle Grove, Youghal (Co. Cork), born about 1760; married, 1784, Mary (d. 1817), daughter of Francis Townsend (d. 1774) of Clogheen (Co. Cork), and had issue two sons and three daughters; he died in the lifetime of his father; will proved in 1805;(2) Eleanor Beamish (c.1762-1838), born about 1762; married, 1784, William Austin (d. 1835), son of William Austin of Waterfall (Co. Cork), and had issue one daughter; died 29 August 1838;(3) Mary Anne Beamish (c.1765-1803), born about 1765; married, 1797 (licence 14 January), Dr Boyle Travers MD (d. 1825) (who m2, 1822, as her first husband, Dorothy, daughter of Henry Heagarty of Springmount (Co. Cork) and had further issue two sons), second son of Boyle Travers of Ballymacowen (Co. Cork), and had issue three daughters; died 20 May 1803;(4) Elizabeth Beamish (c.1768-1822), born about 1768; married, 24 May 1788, Richard Gillman (1752-96) of Bandon and Gurteen (Co. Cork), eldest son of John Gillman of Gurteen, and had issue three daughters; died August 1822;(5) Sampson Beamish (1770-1848) (q.v.);(6) Dr. John Beamish (1774-1842), baptised at Ballymodan (Co. Cork), 11 July 1774; educated at Trinity College, Dublin (admitted 1789) and Edinburgh University (admitted 1793; MD, 1796); physician; lived at Killanear House (Co. Cork) and Bandon (Co. Cork); married, 5 January 1808, Maria, eldest daughter of John Teulon (1791-1861) of Cork, and had issue six sons and five daughters; apparently died in 1842, when his will was proved.
(1) Catherine Beamish (c.1801-19), elder daughter, born about 1801; died unmarried, 14 May 1819;(2) Elizabeth Beamish (1801-89), born 1801; married, 30 April 1825 at Timoleague (Co. Cork), Francis Bennett (1794-1873), attorney, of Clonakilty (Co. Cork), and had issue four sons and ten daughters; died 14 December 1889; will proved 4 July 1890 (effects £61);(3) Thomas Beamish (c.1802-74) (q.v.);(4) Sampson Beamish (c.1806-81) (q.v.).
|Sampson Beamish (c.1806-91)|
(1) Thomas Beamish (1839-78) (q.v.);(2) Lydia Maria Beamish (1841-80), born 28 December 1841; died unmarried, 6 October 1880; administration of her goods was granted 2 December 1880 (effects under £500);(3) Andrew Poole Beamish (1843-79), born 25 June 1843; an officer in the South Cork militia (Lt., 1872; Capt., 1879); died unmarried of tuberculosis, 28 September 1879;(4) Elizabeth Rebecca Poole Beamish (1846-1907), born 12 March 1846; succeeded her brother at Lettercollum House; married, 29 June 1865 at St Ann, Dublin, Warren Gillman Crooke (1822-88) of Old Town, Couchford (Co. Cork), son of Simon Davis Crooke (d. 1862), and had issue two sons and one daughter; died 24 March 1907; administration of goods granted 14 December 1907 (effects £977);(5) Mary Charlotte Poole Beamish (1849-1930), born in 1849; lived latterly at Southsea (Hants); died unmarried, 17 January 1930; will proved 22 February 1930 (estate £110);(6) Francis John Beamish (1856-97), baptised 2 April 1856; JP for Co. Cork; a freemason from 1892; lived at Lettercollum House, Timoleague (Co. Cork) and later Essex House, Hoddesdon (Herts); married, 19 June 1877 at Ross Cathedral (div. 1892 and annulled 1893 on grounds of non-consummation), Alice (who m2, 1898 at Muswellbrook, New South Wales (Australia), Kenneth Stuart Hungerford, fifth son of Thomas Hungerford of Baerami, New South Wales), elder daughter of Henry Jones Hungerford of Cahirmore (Co. Cork), but had no issue; died 6 May 1897; will proved 20 May 1897 (effects £4,878).
(1) Sampson Thomas Beamish (1870-1950) (q.v.);(2) Mary Madras Beamish (1871-72), born 10 November 1871; died in infancy, 4 January 1872;(3) Lydia Maria Poole Beamish (1873-1965), born 17 January 1873; married, 31 March 1897, Spencer Eaton Travers (1868-1931), registrar of the High Court of Probate, of Kilgariffe House, Clonakilty (Co. Cork) and Dooneen, Patrickswell (Co. Limerick), youngest son of Robert Augustus Travers of Timoleague House (Co. Cork), and had issue one son and one daughter; died aged 92 at Clancool House, Bandon (Co. Cork), 1 June 1965, and was buried at Timoleague; her will was proved 25 July 1972 (estate £1,752);(4) Hannah Madras Beamish (1875-1964), born 19 April 1875; married, 7 June 1904 at Kilmalooda, William Verling Taylor (1871-1964), stockbroker, son of William Parker Taylor of Glenbrooke (Co. Cork), paymaster to Royal Navy, and had issue one son and one daughter; died 2 April 1964.
(2.1) Elizabeth Daphne Beamish (b. 1927), born 9 October 1927; living, unmarried, in 1950;(2.2) Thomas Peter Worthington Beamish (1930-96), born 5 October 1930; educated at St. Columba's College; inherited Ballyadam House from his father in 1950 but sold it in 1980; married, 1982, June Rosaleen Lily Macdonald alias Beamish (d. 1993); died 7 October 1996; will proved 7 March 1997.
Beamish family of Cashelmore and Hare Hill
(1) John Beamish (c.1745-1827) (q.v.);(2) Anne Beamish; married, 1802, John Wren (c.1756-1846) of Keel, Desertserges (Co. Cork), but had no issue;(3) George Beamish (c.1760-1855?), perhaps born about 1760; made a Freeman of Bandon in 1797, at the same time as his elder brother and nephew; married, 1789, Catherine (c.1763-1822), second daughter of Henry Baldwin of Lisada, Crookstown, and Old Court (Co. Cork), and had issue six sons and five daughters; said to have died in 1855.
(1) John Beamish (c.1769-1848) (q.v.);(2) Mary Beamish (c.1772-1817), born about 1772; died unmarried and was buried at Ballymoney, 10 October 1817;(3) Lydia Beamish (c.1776-1863), born about 1776; married, 1806 (licence September), Andrew Poole (c.1776-1846) of Kilrush (Co. Cork), son of Andrew Poole of Kilrush, and had issue two daughters (one of whom married Thomas Beamish of Kilmalooda House); died 19 September 1863; will proved 4 November 1863 (effects under £1,400);(4) Elizabeth Poole Beamish (1780-1849), born 1780; died unmarried, 13 February, and was buried at Ballymoney, 16 February 1849; her will was proved in 1849.
(1.1) John Howe Beamish (1796-1836), born 1796; died unmarried in the lifetime of his father, 14 October 1836;(1.2) Richard Beamish (d. c.1832); died unmarried in the lifetime of his father, in or before 1832;(1.3) Thomas Beamish (1802-86) (q.v.);(1.4) Elizabeth Beamish (d. 1868); married, 5 January 1839 at Desertserges (Co. Cork), Bernard Beamish (d. 1871) of Palace Anne (Co. Cork), son of Richard Beamish of Raheroon (Co. Cork), but had no issue; died 1868;(1.5) Jane Beamish (d. 1827?); probably died unmarried and was buried at Ballymoney, 24 June 1827;(1.6) Mary Beamish (c.1804-94), born about 1804; died unmarried aged 90 at Hare Hill, 7 November 1894;(2.1) Catherine Beamish (b. c.1815), born after 1813; died unmarried.
(1) Barbara Jenison Beamish (1834-1918), born 9 June 1834; married 1st, 8 December 1859 at Desertserges, Alfred Henry Hannay (d. 1862), son of Capt. James Hannay of Ballinlough (Co. Antrim); married 2nd, 21 March 1870 at Ballywilliam, Portrush (Co. Antrim), Andrew Scott of Edinbugh, writer to the signet, but had no issue; died 8 August 1918;(2) Jane Howe Beamish (1836-c.1922), born 15 April 1836 and baptised at Ross Cathedral; married, 15 December 1861 at Desertserges, Henry George Beamish (1835-1909) of Muckruss House, Clonakilty (Co. Cork), farmer, elder son of Henry Baldwin Beamish of Dunmore, Clonakilty, and had issue three sons and three daughters; said to have died about 1922;(3) Elizabeth Mary Beamish (b. 1838), born 14 August 1838; died young;(4) John Beamish (1840-1908) (q.v.);(5) Mary Elizabeth Beamish (1843-1926), born 3 April 1843 and baptised at Ross Cathedral; emigrated with her husband to Yale, British Columbia, Canada, 1882, and became a Canadian citizen; married, 23 September 1879, Rowland Campion Stowards (d. 1925), huntsman, son of Moses Stowards, and had issue three sons; died November 1926 and was buried at Enderby Cliffside Cemetery, British Columbia;(6) Margaret Helena Beamish (1845-84), born 19 January and baptised at Ballymodan, 27 January 1845; married, 30 April 1867 at Desertserges, Michael French of Westwood (Co. Cork), son of Philip French JP, and had issue three sons and three daughters; died of tuberculosis, 28 June 1884;(7) Catherine Hewitt Beamish (1847-1900), born 13 January 1847; married, 23 April 1895, Edward Lawrence Bevir of Dublin, magazine editor, son of Edward J. Bevir QC, but had no issue; died 19 January 1900;(8) Eleanor Roche Beamish (1849-1907), born 5 February 1849; married, 26 April 1883 at Cork Registry Office, Edward Pim (1843-1921) of Mountmellick (Co. Leix), merchant, son of Samuel Pim, merchant, but had no issue; died 23 August 1907; will proved 11 October 1907 (estate £323);(9) Alice Elizabeth Beamish (1851-84), born 10 July 1851; died unmarried, 6 February 1884; administration of her goods granted to her father, 1 August 1884 (effects £90);(10) Richard Thomas Beamish (1853-1939) (q.v.).
(1) Thomas Richard Beamish (1873-1956) (q.v.);(2) James Edward Somerville Beamish (1876-1942), born 28 March 1876; railway traffic agent with the London, Midland & Scottish Railway (retired 1935); a freemason from 1905; lived latterly at Tullagh House, Baltimore (Co. Cork); died unmarried, 3 February 1943; administration of his goods granted 22 July 1943 (estate £1,196);(3) Eileen French Beamish (1877-1941), born 29 August 1877; trained as nurse at Bradford Royal Infirmary (Yorks WR); married, 22 February 1911, Lt-Col. Robert de Stretton Berkeley Herrick DSO (d. 1966) of Indian Army Medical Service, third son of Rev. George Herrick, rector of Nohoval (Co. Cork) and had issue two sons; lived latterly at Lee-on-Solent (Hants); died 14 February 1941; will proved 22 April 1941 (estate £1,152);(4) John Alfred Beamish (1879-1939), born 5 January 1879; emigrated to Lynn Valley, British Columbia (Canada), 1901, where he worked as a logger and a railway linesman; married, 23 September 1919, Agnes Rosetta (1887-1979), daughter of Thomas Morris Hoskins of Islington (Middx), greengrocer, and had issue three sons and one daughter; died 29 September 1939 and was buried in North Vancouver Cemetery;(5) Edward Richard Townsend Beamish (1880-1965), born 12 March 1880; emigrated to Fife, British Columbia (Canada), before 1901; married, 10 October 1911 at Stevens, Washington (USA), Ethel Landerville (b. 1894), housekeeper; died 16 June 1965 and was buried at Evergreen Cemetery, Beaverdell, British Columbia;(6) Neville St. John Beamish (1881-1967), born 22 June 1881; farmer at Cashelmore until c.1912, then emigrated to Canada; died at Calgary, Alberta (Canada), 1967, and was buried at Queens Park Cemetery.
(1) Richard Patrick Beamish (1904-89), born 17 March 1904 at Hex River, Northern Cape (South Africa); married, 1938, Enid Mary Howsam (1917-2007) and had issue one son; died 22 January 1989;(2) Eileen Sarah Rouse Beamish (1906-75), born 13 March 1906 at Hex River, Northern Cape (South Africa); trained as a nurse at Bradford Royal Infirmary; SRN 1934 and midwife, 1937; died unmarried, Oct-Dec 1975;(3) Thomas Frederick Neville Beamish (1908-93), born 4 October 1908 at Hex River, Northern Cape (South Africa); died February 1993;(4) Alice Catherine Beamish (1912-85), born at Bandon (Co. Cork), 7 July 1912; died unmarried, 20 February 1985; will proved 3 May 1985 (estate under £40,000);(5) John Cashel Beamish (1913-2009), born 26 November 1913; gardener; married, 7 September 1939 at Harworth (Notts), Sybil Joyce Fazakerley (1916-96), and had issue one son and one daughter; died 2009 and was buried at Harworth Cemetery.
Beamish family of Willsgrove, Beaumont House and Ditchley House
(1) Rev. John Beamish (1698-1776), born 1698; educated at Trinity College, Dublin (BA 1720; MA 1723); ordained deacon, 1723 and priest, 1724; vicar choral of St. Fachina's, Ross Carbery, 1736; inherited the Maulbrack estate from his cousin John Beamish; married, 1740, Elizabeth, daughter of William Morris of Benduff (Co. Cork), and had issue three sons and one daughter; buried, 22 June 1776;(2) George Beamish (d. 1765) [for whom see below, Beamish family of Mount Beamish];(3) William Beamish (d. 1772) (q.v.);(4) Thomas Beamish (d. 1773), attorney at Cork; married, 1738, Dorothea (d. 1771), daughter of Samuel Swete of Kilgas (Co. Cork) but had no issue; died in Cork, 2 February 1773; will proved 1773;(5) Jane Beamish; married, 1728, Thomas Beamish of Raheroon (Co. Cork), eldest son of Thomas Beamish (fl. 1764) of Raheroon, and had issue one son and three daughters.
(1) Francis Bernard Beamish (1752-1805) (q.v.);(2) Rose Beamish (1753-1834), born 1753; married, 18 June 1774 at Rathcoony church, Cork, William Cuthbert (c.1740-1820) of Bloomfield (Co. Cork); died January 1834; administration of goods granted 14 May 1868 (effects under £450);(3) Richard Beamish (1755-76), born 11 February 1755; died unmarried, in or before November 1776;(4) William Beamish (1760-1828) (q.v.);(5) Rev. Charles Beamish (c.1761-1842), born about 1761; educated at Glasgow University (MA 1782); ordained deacon, 1783 and priest, 1784; curate of Turkdean (Glos), 1783; later lived in Paris for many years; married 1st, 1780 in Scotland, Ursula Smith, and had issue one son; married 2nd, 11 November 1814, Susannah, only daughter of Mrs. Susan Harvey of Paris, and had issue two sons and one daughter; died at Pisa (Italy), 30 September 1842 and was apparently buried at Livorno (Italy);(6) Mary Beamish (1763-1839), born 16 December 1763; married, 19 November 1785 at Christ Church, Cork, Thomas Ware JP of Woodford (Co. Cork), only son of Thomas Ware, and had issue; died April 1839;(7) James Beamish (b. 1764), born 1764; died unmarried;(8) Isaac Beamish (d. 1767), born 1767; died unmarried.
|William Beamish (1760-1828)|
(1) William Beamish (1790-1838) (q.v.);(2) Robert Delacour Beamish (1791-1877) (q.v.);(3) Charles Beamish (c.1793-c.1800), probably born about 1793; died young before 1801;(4) Hugh Beamish (c.1795-c.1800), probably born about 1795; died young;(5) North Ludlow Beamish (1796-1872) [for whom see Beamish family of Annemount, Ashgrove, and Ashbourne below](6) Richard Beamish (1798-1873) [for whom see Beamish family of Annemount, Ashgrove and Ashbourne below](7) Dorcas Beamish (c.1799?-1873), perhaps born about 1799; married, 13 May 1829 at Douglas church, Cork, Maj-Gen. Frederick Meade (d. 1865) of Belmont, Innishannon (Co. Cork), fourth son of Rev. Richard Meade, rector of Innishannon, but had no issue; died 17 April 1873; will proved 13 May 1873 (effects under £9,000);(8) Charles Beamish (1801-67), of Delacour Villa, born 1 January 1801; a sleeping partner in the Beamish & Crawford brewery from 1828; JP for Co. Cork; freeman of the City of Cork, 1824; was in a relationship with Louisa Howard and had illegitimate issue three sons and one daughter between 1838 and 1846; married, 27 October 1853, Caroline (who m2, 21 April 1868, Isaac Stamers Heazle of Cork, barrister-at-law, son of William Heazle), daughter of Thomas Smith, and had issue one son and three daughters; died 18 January 1867; will proved 18 February and 15 March 1867 (effects under £50,000);(9) Francis Bernard Beamish (1802-68), of Grenville House (Co. Cork) and Beaumont Lodge, Bridgetown, Totnes (Devon), born 5 April 1802; educated at Rugby School; acting Beamish partner in the Beamish & Crawford brewery, 1828-41, when he was removed for overdrawing on his brewery account (and allowing his brother James to do likewise), for his absences to attend Parliament, and for his mismanagement of the business; he remained indebted to his partner-brothers until 1862; JP and DL for Co. Cork; High Sheriff of Co. Cork, 1852-53; Whig (later Liberal) MP for Cork, 1837-41, 1853-65; a friend of Daniel O'Connell and a supporter of Catholic emancipation; married, 3 May 1837 at Salcombe (Devon), Hon. Catherine Savery de Lisle de Courcy (d. 1874), only daughter of Capt. Hon. Michael de Courcy, and sister of 28th Baron Kingsale, and had issue one son; died 1 February 1868 and was buried at Berry Pomeroy (Devon); will proved 15 May 1868 (effects under £25,000);(10) James Caulfield Beamish (1803-62), born 1 May 1803; educated at St John's College, Cambridge (matriculated 1821); a sleeping partner in the Beamish & Crawford brewery after 1828, when he became a freeman of Cork city; yacht owner and racer in Plymouth (Devon); married, 12 October 1832, Louisa Erskine (1813-1907), second daughter of Lt-Col. Archibald Macdonald CB, adjutant-general in India, and had issue one son; died 26 March 1862;(11) Godfrey Clarke Beamish (1807-20), born 3 July 1807; joined the Royal Navy as a cadet, but died unmarried of fever, about September 1820;(12) Alice Beamish (b. 1808?), perhaps the daughter born 16 September 1808; died young.(13) Arthur Beamish (b. c.1809), perhaps born about 1809; died young.
(1) Susan Beamish (1815-31), born 4 December 1815; died young, 23 May 1831;(2) Anne Jane Margaret Beamish (1818-92), born 3 May 1818; inherited Beaumont following the death of her brothers and sold it, c.1855; married, 28 April 1846 at St Peter, Pimlico (Middx), Rev. William Hamilton Thompson (1814-95), rector of Stoke Dry (Rutland), 1855-93, son of Very Rev. William Thompson, Archdeacon of Cork, and had issue two sons and two daughters; died 18 January 1892 and was buried at Stoke Dry;(3) William Beamish (1821-47) (q.v.);(4) John de Courcy Beamish (1822-48) (q.v.).
(1) Maria Anne Beamish (1835-36), born 12 August 1835; died in infancy, 15 December 1836;(2) Maria Louise Beamish (b. & d. 1837), born 24 August 1837; died in infancy, 4 September 1837;(3) Robert Delacour Beamish (1839-40), born 2 February 1839; died in infancy, 18 March 1840;(4) William Delacour Beamish (1841-72), born 16 January 1841; a freeman of the City of Cork, 1868; a freemason from 1870; an officer in the Royal Cork City Artillery Militia (Lt., 1871); died unmarried, 21 November 1872 and was buried at Caherlag cemetery; administration of his goods was granted to his mother, 20 January 1873 (effects under £300);(5) Archibald Macdonald Beamish (1842-77), born 27 May 1842; educated at St John's College, Cambridge (matriculated 1860; BA 1864); an officer in 37th Foot (Ensign, 1864; Lt., 1865; Capt., 1871; retired 1873); a freemason from 1866; died unmarried of smallpox, 22 June 1877; administration of his goods granted to his mother, 21 May 1884 (effects £15,465) and a further grant made to his brother Grenville, 13 May 1895;(6) James Caulfield Beamish (1844-96) (q.v.);(7) Lt-Col. Grenville Pigott Beamish (1851-1906), born 22 March 1851; lived at Eastcliffe, Glanmire (Co. Cork); died unmarried, 3 March 1906; will proved 7 May 1906 (estate £6,812).
(1.1) Alice Maude Beamish (1870-1949), born 12 March 1870; lived with her sister at Eastcliffe, Glanmire (Co. Cork); died unmarried, 13 May 1949; will proved in Cork, 13 May 1949 (effects in Ireland, £4,067) and in London, 22 October 1949 (effects in England, £3,991);(1.2) Maria Isabella Beamish (1871-1924), born 11 April 1871; lived with her sister at Eastcliffe, Glanmire (Co. Cork); died unmarried, 4 April 1924; will proved in London, 7 June 1924 (estate in England, £2,219) and in Cork, 7 July 1924 (estate in Ireland, £992);(2.1) William Robert Delacour Beamish (1879-1946) (q.v.).
(1) William Robert Beamish (1907-59), born 10 June 1907; married, Jul-Sept 1939 at Fulham (Middx), May Hilda Hawthorne; died 15 February 1959; administration of his goods was granted to his widow, 7 October 1959 (estate £746);(2) Elizabeth Patricia Beamish (1913-85), born 19 July 1913; died unmarried, 13 December 1984; will proved 16 April 1985 (estate £123,020);(2) James Caulfield Beamish (1915-68), born 15 February 1915; educated at Uppingham; married, 7 February 1942, Isabella Poole, and had issue one daughter; died 6 November 1968; will proved 30 April 1969 (estate £32,075).
Beamish family of Annemount, Ashgrove and Ashbourne
|North Ludlow Beamish (1796-1872)|
(1) North Ludlow Axel Beamish (1842-1923) (q.v.);(2) William Adolphus Beamish (1844-1930), born 16 June 1844; educated at Cheltenham and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; an officer in the 31st Foot (Ensign, 1865; Lt., 1867; retired 1872); subsequently known as 'Major Beamish', which was apparently an assumed rank; bankrupted 1883; lived chiefly in England after his bankruptcy; married, 10 September 1881 at Passage West R.C. church (Co. Cork), Margaret (d. 1897), daughter of Thomas Murphy of Glenbrook (Co. Cork), and had issue four sons and three daughters; died in Crouch End (Middx), 23 August 1930;(3) George Horace Townsend Beamish (1847-1923), of Spy Hill, Queenstown (Co. Cork), born 8 December 1847; trained as a civil and mechanical engineer in Tyne Piers Office and Aberdeen Harbour Office, 1866-70, and was later employed on railway projects in Co. Cork; elected an associate of the Institute of Mechanical Engineers, 1873; died unmarried at Spy Hill, 13 January 1923; will proved 27 March 1923 (estate £796);(4) Aline Mathilda Hulda Beamish (c.1851-1933), born about 1851; died unmarried at Bellevue, Cobh (Co. Cork), 30 November 1933; will proved 26 March 1934 (estate £1,007);(5) Alice Beamish (1852-62), born 18 August 1852; died young and was buried 10 September 1862.
|North Ludlow Axel Beamish |
(1) Ludlow Hamilton Beamish (1871-1951), born 26 January 1871 and baptised at Carrignavar (Co. Cork); emigrated to Canada, 1891, and settled at White Rock, British Columbia; married, 9 June 1909 at Vancouver, British Columbia, Mabel Anne (1877-1964), daughter of William Macnaughten of Salisbury, New Brunswick (Canada), and had issue one son and one daughter; died 17 October 1951 and was buried at White Rock;(2) Edith Anne Elizabeth Beamish (1871-73), born 29 December 1871 and baptised at Carrignavar; died in infancy, 25 October, and was buried 28 October 1873;(3) Ethel Hulda Frances Beamish (1873-96), born 8 January 1873; died unmarried of tuberculosis, 5 July 1896;(4) Harold Delacour Beamish (1874-1934), born 22 June 1874; an officer in 2nd Battn, Leicestershire Regt. (2nd Lt., 1897; Capt., 1903; retired 1913) and served in Boer War with mounted infantry, then with the Egyptian army in the Sudan; served in Sinai Peninsula as inspector and later Governor for six years; returned to army (Maj., 1915) and served with Remount Services, Ireland; married, 17 July 1917 at Lusk (Co. Dublin), Emily Mary Sophia (1883-1942), daughter of Robert Henry Sturrock Reade of Wilmont, Dunmurry (Co. Antrim), but had no issue; died 20 June 1934; will proved in Belfast, 20 May 1935 (effects in Northern Ireland, £1,577) and in London, 24 May 1935 (effects in England, £5,416).
(1) Richard Pigott Beamish (1832-99) (q.v.);(2) Anne Theodosia Beamish (b. & d. 1834), born at Sans Souci (Co. Cork), 8 October 1834; died in infancy, 18 November 1834;(3) Anne Theodosia Beamish (1836-1905), born 18 June and baptised at St Mary, Rotherhithe (Surrey), 15 August 1836; married, 2 November 1880 at St Paul, Upper Norwood (Surrey), as his second wife, Capt. the Rev. & Hon. Edward Plantagenet Airey Talbot (1817-1904), vicar of Evercreech-cum-Chesterblade (Som.), sixth son of James Talbot, 3rd Baron Talbot de Malahide, but had no issue; died 10 January 1905; will proved 6 March 1905 (estate £11,194);(4) Emily Isabella Beamish (1838-1933), born 20 May 1838; married, 6 March 1884 at St Gabriel, Warwick Sq., London, Col. Robert Emil le Bauld de Nans (c.1827-1909), an officer in the Prussian Army, Knight of the Red Eagle and the Prussian Crown, but had no issue; having become German by marriage, she was re-naturalised as a British citizen in 1915; she died aged 95 on 30 December 1933; will proved 22 March 1934 (estate £712);(5) Alten Augustus William Beamish (1841-1902), born 24 September and baptised at Prestbury (Glos), 13 October 1841; educated at Cheltenham College and Royal Military Academy, Woolwich; an officer in the Royal Engineers (Lt., 1862; Capt., 1877; Maj., 1883; Lt-Col., 1891; retired 1896); attached to Ordnance Survey, 1876-83 and to Prison Dept. of the Home Office, 1883-96; married, 20 December 1892, May Ross (d. 1906), daughter of Sir John Gillespie WS of Edinburgh, and had issue three sons; died at Gibraltar, 21 March 1902; will proved 7 June 1902 (estate £908).
(1) Huldine Beamish (1859-1931), born 27 October 1859; married, 15 September 1880 in Stockholm, Baron Carl Alexander Alfred Henric Edvarsson Fock (1854-1938), a Captain in the 1st Royal Swedish Foot Guards, knight of the Sword of Sweden, and had issue five daughters (including Carin Alexina Hulda Fock (1888-1931), who married, as her second husband, Field Marshal Hermann Wilhelm Göring (1893-1946), the leading Nazi); died at Stockholm (Sweden), 25 September 1931;(2) Richard Henrik Beamish (1861-1938), born 16 June 1861; educated at Haileybury College; chairman and managing director of Beamish & Crawford of Cork, brewers, 1901-30; DL for Co. Cork; High Sheriff of the City of Cork, 1907, 1911; Mayor of Cork, 1906; an alderman of Cork City Council until 1931; a member of the Irish Dail, 1923; freeman of the city of London, 1918; married, 14 October 1903 at St Paul, Knightsbridge (Middx) (div. 1914 on the grounds of her adultery), Violet Edith (c.1884-1939), daughter of Lt-Gen. Sir William Pitcairn Campbell KCB of London, and had issue one son and two daughters; died 23 February 1938; will proved 13 June 1938 (estate £772);(3) Gustav William Beamish (1864-1915), born 5 January 1864; educated at Trinity College, Cambridge (matriculated 1883); died unmarried at Engsholm, Drottningholm (Sweden), 21 May 1915; his will was proved in Dublin, 6 December 1915 (estate £5,237).
Beamish of Mount Beamish
(2.1) Rev. Samuel Beamish (1753-1834) (q.v.);(2.2) George Beamish, of Barley Hill and Holly Hill (Co. Cork); wool merchant; married, 1 November 1786 at Christ Church, Cork, Anne Leonora (c.1769-1826), daughter of John Gahan of Castletownshend (Co. Cork), and had issue one son and two daughters; died before 1809 as he was noticed as 'defunctus' at his son's admission to Trinity College, Dublin;(2.3) Dorothy Beamish (b. 1755), baptised at Desertserges, 22 November 1755; married, 1776, Robert Edmondstone, and had issue one son;(2.4) A daughter.
(1.1) George Beamish (c.1775-98), born about 1775 but baptised at Ballymodan, 28 August 1782; said to have been an officer in the army; died unmarried, 27 October 1798;(1.2) Samuel Beamish (d. by 1802); died unmarried before 1802;(1.3) Dr. John Samuel Beamish (c.1776-1852) (q.v.)(1.4) William Beamish (1779-1819), of Mount Prospect, born 1779 but baptised 28 August 1782; solicitor in Cork; made a freeman of the City of Cork, 1813; married, 1 September 1809, Harriet (d. 1849), sixth daughter of Adam Newman of Dromore (Co. Cork), and had issue four sons; administration of goods granted 1819;(1.5) Sarah Beamish (fl. 1805); married, January 1805, Maj-Gen. Edward Rogers of the 3rd Foot, and had issue;(1.6) Frances Anne Beamish (d. 1856), born in or before 1789; married, 12 August 1812, Gen. Nicholas Hamilton KH (c.1781-1859) of 5th Foot, Colonel of 82nd Foot (who lost a leg at the siege of Flushing, 1809), son of Capt. John Hamilton, and had issue two sons; buried at Mount Jerome Cemetery (Co. Dublin), 8 May 1856;(2.1) Mary Hamilton Beamish (c.1794-1868), born about 1794; married, 17 September 1818, Rev. Richard Francis Webb (c.1794-1872), rector of Caheragh (Co. Cork) and later of Dunderrow (Co. Cork), eldest son of Rev. Richard Webb of Ringrone (Co. Cork), and had issue four sons and two daughters; died 24 November 1868;(2.2) Rev. Henry Hamilton Beamish (1796-1872), born 1796; educated at Trinity College, Dublin (matriculated 1812; BA 1817); ordained 1819; curate of Kinsale until he succeeded his father as vicar of Kinsale, 1826-32; rector of Taxas, 1829-63; incumbent of the Irish Chapel (where the service was read in the Irish language), London, 1832-36 and Trinity Chapel, Conduit St., London, 1832-63; vicar of Old Cleeve (Som.), 1863-65; rector of Lillingstone Dayrell (Bucks), 1865-69; chaplain to 2nd and 3rd Earls of Bandon; JP for Co. Cork from 1823; made a freeman of the City of Cork, 1823; author of controversial religious works; married 1st, August 1820 at Ballymartle church (Co. Cork), Anne Isabella (1799-1847), only daughter of Rev. Edward Spread, rector of Youghal (Co. Cork), and had issue five sons and six daughters; married 2nd, 22 January 1850, Frances Maria Nugent (1812-91), daughter of John Udny, judge of the Supreme Court of Calcutta and widow of John Dick of the Indian Civil Service, and had issue one daughter; died 23 February 1872; his will was proved 25 May 1872 (effects under £300).
(1) Rev. Samuel Swayne Beamish (c.1804-44), born about 1804; educated at Trinity College, Dublin (matriculated 1823; BA 1827); ordained deacon, 1828 and priest, 1829; curate of St Paul, Cork; made a freeman of the city of Cork, 1826; died, apparently unmarried, in April 1844; in 1854 it was alleged that in 1831 he formed an attachment to Isabella Fraser, a young person whose position in society was much inferior to his own, but who was of good character, and a member his own church; being apprehensive that if he openly married her his father would disinherit him, he induced her to consent to a clandestine marriage, performing the ceremony himself in private, without witnesses; there were several children of the marriage, but only one son, Henry Albert Beamish, who in the 1850s sought recognition by the courts as rightful heir to the family estates; he was successful in the lower courts but the decisions in his favour were overturned by a judgement of the House of Lords in 1861, which established the principle that a clergyman cannot conduct his own marriage service;(2) Elizabeth Beamish (c.1805-80), born about 1805; married, 3 July 1837 at Cove (i.e. Cobh) (Co. Cork), Henry Herrick (c.1793-1875) of Farnalough and Belmont (Co. Cork), and had issue; died 20 February 1880;(3) Benjamin Swayne Beamish (1806-79) (q.v.);(4) John Beamish (c.1808-31), born about 1808; made a freeman of the city of Cork, 1829; died unmarried and was buried at Desertserges (Co. Cork), 8 November 1831;(5) Arabella Margaret Swayne Beamish (c.1810-75), born about 1810; married, 3 February 1846 at St Finbar's Cathedral, Cork, Henry Edward Jones (c.1801-76) of Mardyke, Cork, solicitor, and had issue; died at Blackrock (Co. Dublin), 18 July 1875;(6) George Beamish (1811-81), born 1811; solicitor; married, 30 November 1844 at Dunleckney* (Co. Carlow), Lucy, daughter of Samuel Crosthwaite of Bagenalstown (Co. Carlow), but had no issue; died at Donnybrook (Co. Dublin), 31 December 1881; will proved 16 May 1882 (effects £5,477);(7) Dr. William Beamish (c.1813-87), born about 1813; educated at Edinburgh University (MD 1836); elected LRCS (Edinburgh), 1836; physician and surgeon in Cork; lecturer at Cork School of Medicine; author of works on the treatment of cholera; married, 2 May 1840 at St Luke, Cork, Ellen Prudence (c.1818-1905), daughter of Lt-Col. David Gregory of 45th Foot, and had issue four sons and six daughters; died at Blackrock (Co. Dublin), 7 March 1887; his will was proved in Dublin, 18 April 1887 (effects £2,107);(8) Harriet Beamish (c.1820-1902?), born about 1820; married, 26 January 1854 at St Peter, Dublin, her cousin, Capt. William Hamilton (c.1819-78) of 37th Foot, son of Gen. Nicholas Hamilton KH, but had no issue; said to have died in 1902;(9) Frances Anne Beamish (1822-46), baptised 9 May 1822; married, 10 June 1845 at St Finbar's Cathedral, Cork, Dr. Frederick Caleb McCarthy (1817-51) (who m2, 21 September 1847, Jane O'Driscoll and had issue one son and one daughter), son of Justin McCarthy of Carrignavas (Co. Cork), but had no issue; died February 1846.
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