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Massy, Baron (I, 1776)

 

Creation: let. pat. 4 Aug 1776

 

Family name: Massy

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Arms:

Argent on a Chevron between three Lozenges Sable a Lion passant Or

Crest:

Out of a Ducal Coronet Or a Bull's Head Gules armed Sable

Supporters:

Dexter:  a Lion;  Sinister:  a Leopard reguardant, both proper and collared and chained Or

Motto:

Pro Libertate Patriae (For the liberty of my country)

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Hugh [Massy], 1st Baron Massy

1st son and heir of Col Hugh Massy, of Duntrileague, co. Limerick, by his wife Elizabeth Evans, sister of George [Evans], 1st Baron Carbery, and dau. of Rt Hon George Evans MP, of Bulgaden Hall, co. Limerick

born

1700

mar. (1)

bef. 1733 Mary Dawson, dau. and hrss. of Col James Dawson, of Ballynacourte, co. Tipperary

children by first wife

1. Hon Hugh Massy, later 2nd Baron Massy

2. Hon James Massy, of Ballynacourte, co. Tipperary (b. Oct 1736; d. Dec 1790), mar. Mary Leonard (d. 26 May 1805), dau. of John Leonard, of Carha, co. Galway, and Brownestown, co. Kildare, and had issue

3. Hon John Massy (dsp.), mar. Elizabeth Baker, sister of William Baker, of Lismacue, co. Limerick

1. Hon Elizabeth Massy, mar. (1) John Arthure, of Seafield, co. Dublin, and (2) Sir Michael Cox, Bt.

mar. (2)

16 Mar 1754 Rebecca Delap (d. c. Dec 1784), dau. and cohrss. of Francis Delap, of Antigua, West Indies

children by second wife

4. Hon Francis Hugh Massy (b. 13 Jan 1755), mar. 7 Jul 1777 Jane Cullum (d. Aug 1813), only dau. of William Cullum, of Dublin, and had issue

5. Hon Eyre Massy (b. 13 Feb 1757; d. Nov 1828), mar. (1) Elizabeth Leighton, dau. and hrss. of John Leighton, and (2) Phoebe Head, dau. of Gen John head, and had issue by both wives

6. Hon George Massy (b. 19 Aug 1765; d. 13 Aug 1834), mar. (1) Jul 1787 Elizabeth Onge (d. 1819), 1st dau. of Abel Onge, of Haystown, co. Dublin, (2) Constance Crone (dsp. 3 Dec 1819), and (3) Elizabeth Lane (widow of (1) Clotworthy [Skeffington], 2nd Earl of Massereene, and (2) George Doran; d. 19 Mar 1838), and had issue by his first wife

2. Hon Margaret Massy (d. 1838), mar. (1) Godfrey Baker, 1st son of Godfrey Baker, of Cork, and (2) Capt Hugh Wheeler, and had issue by her first husband

3. Hon Rebecca Massy, mar. Rev Godfrey Massy, of Rathkenny

4. Hon Frances Massy, mar. George Robbins, of Hymenstown

5. Hon Caroline Massy (d. 1837), mar. William Butler, of Drom, co. Tipperary, and had issue

6. Hon Amy Massy

died

30 Jan 1788

created

4 Aug 1776 Baron Massy, of Duntrileague in the County of Limerick

suc. by

son by first wife

note

Sheriff of co. Limerick 1739; Member of Parliament for co. Limerick 1759-76 and for Old Leighlin 1776

 

Hugh [Massy], 2nd Baron Massy

born

14 Apr 1733

mar.

Sep 1760 Catharine Taylor (d. 16 Aug 1791), 1st dau. and cohrss. of Edward Taylor, of Ballynort, co. Limerick, by his wife Anne Maunsell, dau. of Richard Maunsell, of Limerick

children

1. Hon Hugh Massy, later 3rd Baron Massy

2. Hon Edward Massy, of Ballynort, co. Limerick (b. 21 Dec 1766; d. 2 Jan 1835), mar. 29 Jan 1795 Catharine Tuthill (d. 29 Jan 1836), dau. of John Villiers Tuthill, of St John's Island, co. Limerick, and had issue

3. Hon George Eyre Massy (b. 29 Jul 1772; d. 29 Jan 1842), mar. Dec 1791 Elizabeth Scanlan (d. 4 Dec 1844), dau. of Michael Scanlan, of Ballynahana, and had issue

4. Hon John Massy, of Barna, co. Limerick (d. 6 Jul 1869), mar. 16 Jun 1817 Maria Maunsell (b. c. 1796; d. 28 May 1880), dau. of Robert Maunsell, of co. Limerick, and had issue

1. Hon Catherine Massy (d. 1826), mar. John Green, of Greenstown, co. Limerick (d. 1847)

2. Hon Mary Anne Massy, mar. Dec 1784 Christopher Tuthill, of Faha

3. Hon Jane Massy (d. 1848), mar. 1789 Maj William Greene, of Jane Ville, co. Waterford (d. 1829)

4. Hon Sarah Massy (d. 1845), mar. H C Gumbleton, of Curraglass House, co. Cork (d. 1834)

died

10 May 1790

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of co. Limerick 1763; Member of Parliament for Askeaton 1776-83 and for co. Limerick 1783-88

 

Hugh [Massy], 3rd Baron Massy

born

24 Oct 1761

mar.

12 Mar 1792 his cousin Margaret Everina Barton (d. 14 Sep 1820), yst. dau. of William Barton, of the Grove, co. Tipperary, by his wife Grace Massy, dau. of Very Rev Charles Massy, Dean of Limerick, uncle of Hugh [Massy], 1st Baron Massy

children

1. Hon Hugh Hamon Massy, later 4th Baron Massy

2. Hon George William Massy, of Bellmont, co. Limerick (b. 12 Jan 1794; d. 5 Sep 1835), mar. (1) 28 Apr 1821 Narcissa Barry (d. by drowning 9 Jan 1831), 2nd dau. of James Hugh Smith Barry, of Fota Island, and (2) 1 Oct 1834 Mary Jane Crosbie (mar. (2) 13 Dec 1838 Rev Morris Yescombe), 1st dau. of Lt Col ..... Crosbie, of Rusheen, co. Kerry, and had issue by his first wife

3. Lt Col Hon John Massy (b. 4 Jun 1795; d. 7 Mar 1848), mar. 12 Apr 1828 Elizabeth Homewood (d. 24 Mar 1857), yst. dau. of Edward Homewood, and had issue

4. Rev Hon Dawson Massy (d. unm. 1825)

1. Hon Grace Elizabeth Massy (d. 27 Sep 1841), mar. 26 Jun 1823 Hon Waller O'Grady QC, barrister-at-law (d. 9 Jun 1849), 2nd son of Standish [O'Grady], 1st Viscount Guillamore, by his wife Katherine Waller, 2nd dau. of John Thomas Waller, of Castletown, co. Limerick, and had issue

2. Hon Catherine Massy (d. 28 Jan 1847)

3. Hon Susan Maria Massy, mar. 27 Mar 1826 John Fetherstonhaugh, of Griffinstown

4. Hon Margaret Everina Massy (b. c. 1812; d. 31 Mar 1885), mar. 17 Jul 1833 Francis Drew, of Drewsborough, co. Clare

5. Hon Elizabeth Jane Sarah Anne Massy (d. 30 Jul 1874), mar. 1 Jul 1835 Thomas Lefroy (d. 29 Jun 1891), 2nd son of Rt Hon Thomas Lefroy

died

20 Jun 1812

suc. by

son

 

Hugh Hamon [Massy], 4th Baron Massy

born

13 Feb 1793

mar.

22 Jun 1826 Matilda White (b. c. 1799; d. 27 Feb 1883), sister of Henry [White], 1st Baron Annaly, and yst. dau. of Luke White MP, of Woodlands, co. Dublin, by his first wife Eliza Maziere, dau. of Andrew Maziere, of Fleet Street, Dublin

children

1. Hon Hugh Hamon Ingoldsby Massy, later 5th Baron Massy

2. Hon John Thomas William Massy, later 6th Baron Massy

died

27 Sep 1836

suc. by

son

 

Hugh Hamon Ingoldsby [Massy], 5th Baron Massy

born

14 Apr 1827

mar.

4 Jan 1855 Isabella Nisbet (d. 19 Jul 1917), 1st dau. of George More Nisbet, of Cairnhill, co. Lanark, by his wife Isabella Frances Scott, dau. of Francis Carteret Scott

died

s.p. 27 Feb 1874

suc. by

brother

 

John Thomas William [Massy], 6th Baron Massy

born

30 Aug 1835

mar.

19 Mar 1863 Lady Lucy Maria Butler (b. 9 Nov 1837; d. 25 Jul 1896), 1st dau. of Somerset Richard [Butler], 3rd Earl of Carrick, by his second wife Lucy French, 3rd dau. of Arthur French, of Innfield, co. Roscommon

children

1. Hon Hugh Somerset John Massy, later 7th Baron Massy

1. Hon Lucy Matilda Anne Massy (b. 21 May 1865; d. 8 Apr 1941), mar. 13 Nov 1889 Col Charles Davis Guinness, High Sheriff of co. Louth 1918 (b. 25 Jun 1860; d. 7 Feb 1939), 1st son and heir of Thomas Hosea Guinness JP, by his wife Mary Davis, only dau. and hrss. of Charles Davis JP, of Cloragh and Tibradden House, Rathfarnham, co. Dublin, and had issue

2. Hon Matilda Isabella Massy (b. 16 Aug 1867; d. 19...), mar. 13 Nov 1889 Spencer Charles Patrick Vansittart JP, of Coolbawn, Castleconnell, co. Limerick (b. 9 Mar 1860; d. 9 Aug 1928), 1st son and heir of Capt Spencer Vansittart JP, of Coolbawn, Castleconnell, co. Limerick, by his wife and cousin Emily Theresa Osborne, widow of Robert Osborne, of Laurence Weston, co. Gloucester, and 2nd dau. of Vice-Admiral Charles Warde RN JP, of Squerryes Court, co. Kent, and had issue

died

28 Nov 1915

suc. by

son

note

Sheriff of co. Leitrim 1863 and of co. Limerick 1873; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Conservative) 1876-1915

 

Hugh Somerset John [Massy], 7th Baron Massy

born

15 Feb 1864

mar.

16 Sep 1886 Ellen Ida Constance Wise (d. 1922), dau. of Charles William Wise, of Rochestown, co. Tipperary

children

1. Hon Hugh Hamon Charles George Massy, later 8th Baron Massy

2. Lieut Hon Francis John Ingoldsby Tristram Massy RFA (b. 6 Jul 1895; d. 24 Nov 1929), mar. 1920 Evelyn Henry (d. 1941), only dau. of Capt Alexander Henry, of Richardstown Castle, Ardee, co. Louth, and had issue

1. Hon Ida Lucy Massy (b. 16 Sep 1887; d. 1957)

2. Hon Muriel Olive Massy (b. 21 Jun 1892; d. 19...)

3. ..... Massy (b. and dvp. 14 Jun 1893)

4. Hon Lilian Ierne Massy (b. 29 Dec 1897; d. 19...), mar. 19 Mar 1929 Herbert Browne, son of George Browne, of Kenrick, co. Cumberland, and had issue

died

20 Oct 1926

suc. by

son

note

High Sheriff of co. Limerick 1887

 

Hugh Hamon Charles George [Massy], 8th Baron Massy

born

13 Jul 1894

mar.

1919 Margaret Moran (widow of Dr Moran, of Tara, co. Meath;  d. 6 Mar 1971), 2nd dau. of Richard Leonard, of Meadsbrook, Ashbourne, co. Meath

only child

1. Hon Hugh Hamon John Somerset Massy, later 9th Baron Massy

died

20 Mar 1958

suc. by

son

 

Hugh Hamon John Somerset [Massy], 9th Baron Massy

born

11 Jun 1921

mar.

18 Sep 1943 Margaret Flower, dau. of John Flower, of Barry, co. Meath

children

1. Hon David Hamon Somerset Massy, later 10th Baron Massy

2. Hon John Hugh Somerset Massy, heir presumptive to the Barony of Massy (b. 2 Jan 1950), mar. 1978 Andrea West, dau. of Alan West, of Leicester

3. Hon Graham Ingoldsby Somerset Massy (b. 28 Mar 1952)

4. Hon Paul Robert Somerset Massy (b. 18 Oct 1953), mar. 1976 Anne Bridget McGowan, dau. of James McGowan, of Leicester, and has issue

1. Hon Sheelagh Louise Marie Massy (b. 10 Nov 1958)

died

5 Aug 1995

suc. by

 son

 

David Hamon Somerset [Massy], 10th Baron Massy

born

4 Mar 1947

 

The heir presumptive to the Barony of Massy is Hon John Hugh Somerset Massy, 2nd son of the 9th Baron Massy and younger brother of the present Baron.

 

Last updated 12 Feb 2012

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Title:

10th Baron Massy, of Duntrileague in the County of Limerick

(Ireland, let. pat. 4 Aug 1776)

 

Address:

[Not known]

 

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