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Castle Durrow, Baron (I, 1733)


Creation: let.pat. 27 Oct 1733


Family name: Flower




See Viscount Ashbrook



William [Flower], 1st Baron Castle Durrow, PC

son and heir of Thomas Flower, of Finglass, co. Dublin, and of Durrow, co. Kilkenny, by his first wife Mary Temple, sister of Henry [Temple], 1st Viscount Palmerston, and dau. of Sir John Temple, of East Sheen, co. Surrey, and Palmerston, co. Dublin, Solicitor-General, Attorney-General and Speaker of the Irish House of Commons


11 Mar 1685


bef. 1717 Edith Caulfeild, dau. of Hon Toby Caulfeild, of Clone, co. Kilkenny (by his wife Rebecca Walsh, dau. of Oliver Walsh, of Ballykilcavan, Queen's County), 3rd son of William [Caulfeild], 1st Viscount Charlemont, by his wife Hon Sarah Moore, 2nd dau. of Charles [Moore], 2nd Viscount Drogheda


1. Hon Henry Flower, later 2nd Baron Castle Durrow later 1st Viscount Ashbrook

2. Hon ..... Flower

1. Hon Rebecca Flower (d. 3 Mar 1789), mar. 6 Jul 1741 James Agar, of Ringwood (b. 7 Sep 1713; d. 3 Aug 1769), 2nd son of James Agar, of Gowran Castle, co. Kilkenny, by his second wife Mary Wemyss, 1st dau. of Sir Henry Wemyss, of Danesfort, co. Kilkenny, and had issue

2. Hon ..... Flower


29 Apr 1746 (bur. at Finglass, co. Dublin)


27 Oct 1733 Baron Castle Durrow, of Castle Durrow in the County of Kilkenny

suc. by



Member of Parliament for co. Kilkenny 1715-27 and for Portarlington 1727-33;  High Sheriff of co. Kilkenny 1731;  Privy Councillor [I] 1735


Henry [Flower], 2nd Baron Castle Durrow later 1st Viscount Ashbrook


30 Sep 1751 Viscount Ashbrook


The Barony of Castle Durrow has been held by the Viscounts Ashbrook since 30 Sep 1751.


 First written 9 Aug 2010



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