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Rathdonnel, Baron (I, 1868)


Creation: let. pat. 21 Dec 1868


Family name: McClintock later McClintock-Bunbury




Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Argent on a bend Sable three Chess-Rooks of the field (Bunbury);  2nd and 3rd, per pale Gules and Azure a Chevron Ermine between three Escallops Argent (McClintock)


1st:  two Swords in saltire Argent hilted Or pierced through a Leopard's Face of the last (Bunbury);  2nd:  a Lion passant proper (McClintock)


Dexter:  a Lion;  Sinister:  a Leopard, both proper and each gorged with a Collar Ermine and charged on the shoulder with an Escallop Argent


Vis Unita Fortior (Power is stronger by unity)



John McLintock MP, of Drumcar, co. Louth

1st son and heir of John McClintock MP, of Drumcar, co. Louth, by his wife Patience Foster, dau. of William Foster MP, of Rosy Park


14 Aug 1770

mar. (1)

11 Jul 1797 Jane Bunbury (d. 28 Apr 1801), only dau. of William Bunbury MP, of Moyle, co. Carlow

children by first wife

1. John McClintock, later 1st Baron Rathdonnel

2. Capt William Bunbury McClintock later McClintock-Bunbury RN, of Lisnavagh, co. Carlow, Member of Parliament for co. Carlow 1846-62 (b. 1800; d. 2 Jun 1866), mar. 3 Nov 1842 Pauline Caroline Diana Mary Stronge (d. 1 Jan 1876), 2nd dau. of Sir James Mathew Stronge, 2nd Bt., of Tynan Abbey, co. Armagh, by his wife Isabella Calvert, 1st dau. of Nicolson Calvert MP, of Hunsdon House, co. Hertford, by his wife Frances Pery, 2nd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of Edmond Sexten [Pery], 1st Viscount Pery, and had issue:

1a. Thomas Kane McClintock-Bunbury, later 2nd Baron Rathdonnel

2a. John William McClintock-Bunbury JP, of Moyle, co. Carlow, High Sheriff of co. Carlow 1880 (b. 1 Sep 1851; dsps. 14 Oct 1893), mar. 11 Sep 1878 Elizabeth Myra Watson (mar. (2) 1 Jun 1896 Baron Maximilian de Tuyll), 2nd dau. of Robert Watson, of Ballydarton, co. Carlow, and had issue

1a. Helen McClintock-Bunbury (d. 1870)

2a. Isabella McClintock-Bunbury (d. 1867)

1. Catherine McClintock (d. 5 Jun 1834), mar. Rev George Gardiner DD, Rector of St Leonards-on-Sea

mar. (2)

15 Apr 1805 Lady Elizabeth Trench (b. 1784; d. 30 May 1877), 4th dau. of William Power Keating [Trench], 1st Earl of Clancarty, by his wife Anne Gardiner, sister of Luke [Gardiner], 1st Viscount Mountjoy, and 1st dau. of Rt Hon Charles Gardiner, of Dublin

children by second wife

3. Frederick William Pitt McClintock, barrister-at-law (dvp. 1834)

4. Capt Charles Alexander McClintock (dvp. 9 Dec 1833)

5. Rev Robert le Poer McClintock, Rector of Castle Bellingham, co. Louth (b. 10 Aug 1810; dsp. 30 Jun 1879), mar. 29 Jul 1856 Maria Susan Heyland (mar. (2) 1 Feb 1883 Francis Burton Owen Cole DL, of Llys Merichion, co. Denbigh; d. 14 Jan 1925), only dau. of Charles Alexander Heyland by his wife Maria Montgomery, sister of Sir Robert Montgomery KCB

6. Maj Henry Stanley McClintock JP, of Kilwarlin House, co. Down (b. 1812; d. 9 Sep 1898), mar. 1839 Gertrude La Touche (d. 22 Mar 1864), only dau. of Robert La Touche MP, of Harristown, co. Kildare, and had issue

7. Lt Col George Augustus Jocelyn McClintock JP, of Fellows Hall, co. Armagh (b. 22 May 1822; d. 24 Dec 1873), mar. Apr 1850 Catherine Caroline Brownlow Stronge (d. 26 Nov 1914), 3rd dau. of Sir James Matthew Stronge, 2nd Bt., of Tynan Abbey, co. Armagh, by his wife Isabella Calvert, 1st dau. of Nicolson Calvert MP, of Hunsdon House, co. Hertford, by his wife Frances Pery, 2nd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of Edmond Sexten [Pery], 1st Viscount Pery, and had issue

2. Anne Florence McClintock, mar. 21 Apr 1828 Very Rev Hugh Usher Tighe DD, Dean of Derry, and had issue

3. Harriet Elizabeth McClintock (d. 27 Apr 1834), mar. 1832 Richard Longfield MP, of Longueville, co. Cork, and had issue

4. Emily Selina Frances McClintock (d. 29 Jan 1909), mar. 16 Nov 1841 John Butler-Clarke-Southwell-Wandesforde


5 Jul 1855


High Sheriff of co. Louth 1798; Member of Parliament for Athlone 1823 and for co. Louth 1831


John [McClintock], 1st Baron Rathdonnel


26 Aug 1798


11 Aug 1829 Anne Lefroy (b. 19 Jul 1808; d. 22 Dec 1889), 1st dau. of Rev John Henry George Lefroy, of Ewsholt House, co. Hampshire, by his wife Sophia Cottrell, yest. dau. of Rev Charles Jeffreys Cottrell, of Hadley, co. Middlesex


s. p. 17 May 1879


21 Dec 1868 Baron Rathdonnel, of Rathdonnel in the County of Donegal, with special remainder failing his issue male to the heirs male of the body of his next brother of the whole blood, Capt William Bunbury McClintock later McClintock-Bunbury RN MP, dec'd

suc. by



an officer in the 74th Foot, serving three years in North America; Sheriff of co. Louth 1840; Member of Parliament (Conservative) for co. Louth 1857-59; Col Louth Militia, 1867-79; Lord Lieutenant of co. Louth 1866-79


Thomas Kane [McClintock-Bunbury], 2nd Baron Rathdonnel


29 Nov 1848


26 Feb 1874 Katharine Anne Bruen (d. 13 Apr 1925), 1st dau. of Rt Hon Henry Bruen, of Oak Park, co. Carlow, by his wife Mary Margaret Conolly, 3rd dau. of Lt Col Edward Michael Conolly, of Castletown, co. Kildare


1. 2nd Lieut Hon William McClintock-Bunbury (b. 15 Sep 1878; dvp. of wounds received in action in the Boer War 17 Feb 1900)

2. Hon Thomas Leopold McClintock-Bunbury, later 3rd Baron Rathdonnel

1. Hon Isabella Katherine McClintock-Bunbury (b. 28 Dec 1874; d. 302 Mar 1963), mar. 26 Jul 1894 Lt Col Forrester Farnell Colvin CBE, of Shermanbury Grange, Horsham, co. Sussex (d. 16 Feb 1936), 3rd son of Beale Blackwell Colvin, of Monkhams Hall, co. Essex, and had issue

2. Hon Mary Emily McClintock-Bunbury (b. 21 Apr 1876; d. 26 Dec 1962), mar. 3 Nov 1898 Lt Col Henry Duncombe Bramwell (d. 9 Sep 1921), son of Henry Bramwell, of Crown East Court, co. Worcester, and had issue

3. Hon Pauline Caroline McClintock-Bunbury (b. 11 May 1877; d. 25 Jul 1935), mar. 10 Jun 1897 Maj Frederick John Dalgety, of Lockerley Hall, co. Hampshire (d. 23 May 1926), and had issue


22 May 1929

suc. by



Lieut, Scots Greys; Capt, Leicestershire Yeomanry; Hon Col, 6th Battalion Royal Irish Rifles 1896-1929; Sheriff of co. Carlow 1876; Lord Lieutenant of co. Carlow; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Conservative) 1889-1929; President, Royal Dublin Society 1918-29


Thomas Leopold [McClintock-Bunbury], 3rd Baron Rathdonnel, MBE


3 Feb 1881


26 Nov 1912 Ethel Synge Jevers (d. 4 Mar 1922), 2nd dau. of Robert Wilson Jevers CMG

only child

1. Hon William Robert McClintock-Bunbury, later 4th Baron Rathdonnel


28 Sep 1937

suc. by



Sheriff of co. Carlow 1909


William Robert [McClintock-Bunbury], 4th Baron Rathdonnel, MC


23 Nov 1914


25 Nov 1937 Pamela Drew (mar. (2) 27 May 1961 Maj Hugh Carruthers Massy;  d. 1989), 1st dau. of John Malcolm Drew, of Eversley, Milnthorpe, co. Westmorland


1. Hon Thomas Benjamin McClintock-Bunbury, later 5th Baron Rathdonnel

1. Hon Katharine Alexandra McClintock-Bunbury (b. 19 Feb 1940), mar. 1960 James Joseph Doyle (d. 1993), son of Timothy Doyle, of Tobinstown, co. Carlow, and has issue

2. Hon Hermione Jane McClintock-Bunbury (b. 11 Aug 1943), mar. 1988 Callum Macleod, of 34 Newell Street, Pt Chevalier, Auckland, New Zealand

3. Hon ..... McClintock-Bunbury (b. 23 May 1946; dvp. 24 May 1946)

4. Hon Pamela Rosemary McClintock-Bunbury (b. 30 Jul 1948)


13 Oct 1959

suc. by



Thomas Benjamin [McClintock-Bunbury], 5th Baron Rathdonnel


17 Sep 1938


2 Oct 1965 Jessica Harriet Butler, only dau. of George Gilbert Butler, of Scatorish, Bennetsbridge, co. Kilkenny, by his wife Norah Helen Pomeroy Colley, dau. of George Pomeroy Arthur Colley, of Corkagh House, Dublin


1. Hon William Leopold McClintock-Bunbury (b. 6 Jul 1966)

2. Hon George Andrew Kane McClintock-Bunbury (b. 26 Jul 1968)

3. Hon James Alexander Hugh McClintock-Bunbury (b. 21 Feb 1972)

1. Hon Sasha Anne McClintock-Bunbury (b. 6 Feb 1976)


Last updated 12 Feb 2012




5th Baron Rathdonnel, of Rathdonnel in the County of Donegal

(United Kingdom, let. pat. 21 Dec 1868)



Lisnavagh, Rathvilly, co. Carlow, Ireland




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