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Ventry, Baron (I, 1800)

 

Creation: let. pat. 31 Jul 1800

 

Family name: Mullins later de Moleyns later Eveleigh-de Moleyns later Daubeney de Moleyns

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Arms:

Quarterly:  1st and 4th, Sable on a Chief Ermine three Fusils Gules (de Moleyns);  2nd and 3rd, per pale Or and Sable two Chevronels between three Griffins passant counterchanged (Eveleigh)

Crests:

1st:  a Savage's Head couped at the shoulders and affrontée proper (de Moleyns);  2nd:  a Goat's Head erased per chevron Or and Sable attired of the second in the mouth a Branch of Laurel proper (Eveleigh)

Supporters:

On either side a Lion Or ducally collared and chained Azure

Motto:

Vivere Sat Vincere (To conquer is to live enough)

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Thomas [Mullins], 1st Baron Ventry

son and heir of William Mullins, of Burnham (formerly Ballingolin), co. Kerry, by his wife Mary Rowan, dau. of George Rowan, of Maghera, co. Derry

born

25 Oct 1736

mar.

5 Oct 1755 Elizabeth Gunn (b. 14 Sep 1736; d. 16 Jan 1823), dau. of Townsend Gunn, of Rattoo, co. Kerry, by his wife Elizabeth Blennerhassett, dau. of Conway Blennerhassett, of Castle Conway, co. Kerry

children

1. Hon William Townsend Mullins, later 2nd Baron Ventry

2. Hon Townsend Mullins (b. 19 Mar 1763; d. 1799), mar. 1784 Christabella Dayrolles, dau. of Solomon Dayrolles, of Henly Park, co. Surrey, and had issue:

1a. Thomas Townsend Aremberg Mullins later de Moleyns, later 3rd Baron Ventry

3. Lt Col Hon Thomas Mullins (dsp. Feb 1823(, mar. 15 Jul 1810 ..... Archer (widow of Maj Gen ..... Archer), dau. of William Reader

4. Capt Richard Mullins, served in the West Indies and in the Walcheren expedition (b. 1766), mar. 2 Oct 1798 Jane Guyon Grey, and had issue

5. Maj Hon Edward Mullins (b. 1777; d. 31 Jul 1841), mar. 11 Feb 1805 Elizabeth Hilliard (d. 10 Feb 1871), dau. of Robert Hilliard, of Listrim, co. Kerry, and had issue

1. Hon Theodora Mullins, mar. 1772 Edward Brice, of Killroot, co. Antrim, and had issue

2. Hon Elizabeth Mullins (d. 1844), mar. 1780 Richard Blennerhassett, of Ballymacprior

3. Hon Arabella Mullins (d. 1821), mar. 1780 Richard MacGillycuddy, The MacGillycuddy of the Reeks

4. Hon Charlotte Mullins (d. 29 Apr 1816), mar. 2 may 1792 Richard Peirse Manony

5. Hon Catherine Mullins, mar. 1792 James Hozier

6. Hon Helena Jane Mullins (d. 1846), mar. 1799 Arthur Blennerhassett, of Blennerville

died

11 Jan 1824

created

7 Dec 1797 Baronet of Ireland, styled "of Burnham"

31 Jul 1800 Baron Ventry, of Ventry in the County of Kerry

suc. by

son

 

William Townsend [Mullins], 2nd Baron Ventry

born

25 Sep 1761

mar. (1)

12 Jul 1784 Sarah Anne Falkiner (dspm. Nov 1788), 5th dau. of Sir Riggs Falkiner, 1st Bt. MP, of Anne Mount, co. Cork, by his first wife Mary Barker, dau. of Francis Barker, of Waterford

children by first wife

1. Anna Mullins, mar. 1811 Richard Orpen Townsend, of Ardtully, co. Kerry, son of Richard Orpen Townsend

2. Elizabeth Mullins (d. 1820), mar. 17 Dec 1810 Nicholas de la Cherois Crommelin, of Carrowdore Castle, co. Down, and had issue

mar. (2)

12 May 1790 (diss. by Act of Parliament Mar 1796) Frances Elizabeth Sage, only dau. of Isaac Sage

mar. (3)

10 Sep 1797 Clara Jones (mar. (2) Apr 1832 Peter FitzGibbon Henchy;  d. 17 Jan 1837), 6th dau. of Benjamin Jones

only child by third wife

1. Thomas Mullins (b. 12 Aug 1798; dvp. 31 May 1817)

died

s.p.m.s. 5 Oct 1827

suc. by

nephew

note

Member of Parliament for Dingle 1800

 

Thomas Townsend Aremberg [Mullins later de Moleyns], 3rd Baron Ventry

born

Jan 1786

mar.

18 Aug 1821 his cousin Eliza Theodora Blake (b. c. 1802; d. 25 Oct 1879), 1st dau. of Sir John Blake, 11th Bt., of Menlough, co. Galway, by his second wife Rose Brice, dau. of Edward Brice, of Kilroot, co. Antrim, by his wife Hon Theodora Mullins, 1st dau. of Thomas [Mullins], 1st Baron Ventry

children

1. Hon Dayrolles Blakeney de Moleyns later Eveleigh-de Moleyns, later 4th Baron Ventry

2. Hon Frederick William de Moleyns (b. 24 Jul 1835; d. 2 Apr 1882)

3. Capt Hon Edward Alured de Moleyns (b. 25 Nov 1836; d. 16 Feb 1908)

4. Lieut Hon Denis John de Moleyns (b. 12 May 1844; d. 9 Oct 1886)

1. Hon Christabella de Moleyns (dsp. 8 Aug 1900), mar. 9 Jun 1844 Cdr Charles Hawkey RN (d. 18890

2. Hon Rose de Moleyns (d. 21 Apr 1898), mar. 3 Mar 1847 Richard Chute, of Chute Hall, co. Kerry (d. Sep 1862), and had issue

3. Hon Eliza de Moleyns (d. 30 Oct 1888), mar. 1850 Rev Henry Joy Tombe, Canon of Christ Church, Dublin, and had issue

4. Hon Helena Emily de Moleyns (d. 17 Jan 1926), mar. 22 Jun 1865 Rt Hon Edward James Saunderson MP, of Castle Saunderson, co. Cavan (d. 21 Oct 1906), and had issue

died

18 Jan 1868

suc. by

son

note

Lieut, 7th Regiment of Foot (Royal Fusiliers) 1807 and Capt 1811, serving with his regiment in the Peninsular War, being present at the Battles of Busaco 1810 and Albuera 1811, where he was severely wounded; also with his regiment in the American War 1814-15, where he was again wounded during the attack on New Orleans 1815; he retired from the Army on half-pay 1817; by Royal Licence 16 Feb 1841 he took the name of de Moleyns in lieu of that of Mullins for himself and the other descendants of his grandfather

 

Dayrolles Blakeney [de Moleyns later Eveleigh-de Moleyns], 4th Baron Ventry

born

22 Jan 1828

mar.

12 Sep 1860 Harriet Elizabeth Frances Wauchope (d. 13 Dec 1906; bur. at Niddrie Marischal, co. Midlothian), 1st dau. of Andrew Wauchope, of Niddrie Marischal, co. Midlothian, by his wife Frances Mary Lloyd, dau. of Henry Lloyd, of Farrenrory, co. Tipperary

children

1. Hon Frederick Rossmore Wauchope Eveleigh-de Moleyns, later 5th Baron Ventry

2. Hon Arthur William Eveleigh-de Moleyns, later 6th Baron Ventry

3. Hon Edward Dayrolles Eveleigh-de Moleyns (b. 31 May 1871; d. 7 Jul 1930)

4. Lieut Hon Richard Andrew Eveleigh-de Moleyns (b. 13 Jun 1874; d. Jul 1917)

5. Hon John Gilbert Eveleigh-de Moleyns (b. 27 May 1878; d. 4 Jan 1928), mar. 20 Sep 1899 Marguerite Noon (b. c. 1879; d. 18 Feb 1982), dau. of George Edward Noon, and had issue

1. Hon Frances Elizabeth Sarah Eveleigh-de Moleyns DJStJ (b. 30 Dec 1862; d. 8 Jul 1839), mar. (1) 21 Mar 1882 Henry Francis [Conyngham], 4th Marquess Conyngham, and (2) 27 Apr 1899 Maj John Russell Bedford Cameron, and had issue by both husbands

2. Hon Mildred Rose Eveleigh-de Moleyns (d. 11 Oct 1949), mar. 26 Jul 1888 Alexander [Fuller-Acland-Hood], 1st Baron Saint Audries, and had issue

3. Hon Hersey Alice Eveleigh-de Moleyns DGStJ (b. 13 Mar 1867; d. 3 Apr 1937), mar. 18 Oct 1886 John Adrian Louis [Hope], 1st Marquess of Linlithgow, and had issue

4. Hon Maud Helen Eveleigh-de Moleyns (d. 29 Jul 1934), mar. 24 Apr 1900 Rt Hon John Gretton CBE MP (later John [Gretton], 1st Baron Gretton), and had issue

died

8 Feb 1914 (bur. at Burnham, co. Kerry)

suc. by

son

note

Lt Col commanding 4th Militia Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers 1854-85; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Conservative) 1871-1914; by Royal Licence 3 Nov 1874 he took the name of Eveleigh before that of de Moleyns

 

Frederick Rossmore Wauchope [Eveleigh-de Moleyns], 5th Baron Ventry, DSO

born

11 Dec 1861

died

22 Sep 1923 (bur. at Stapleford, near Melton Mowbray, co. Leicester)

suc. by

brother

note

joined the 4th Hussars 1882 ; Capt 1890; Commissioner of Police in Mashonaland 1896; took part in the Mashonaland operations 1896-97m being in general command of troops there 1897; DSO 1897; Brevet Lt Col; retired from the Army 1901

 

Arthur William [Eveleigh-de Moleyns], 6th Baron Ventry

born

6 Apr 1864

mar.

2 Jun 1897 Evelyn Muriel Stuart Daubeney (b. c. 1877; d. 29 Mar 1966), 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Lansdowne Daubeney, of Norton Court, Norton Malreward, Pensford, co. Somerset, by his wife Mary Ryland Eaglesfield, only child of George Eaglesfield, of Clifton, co. Gloucester

children

1. Hon Arthur Frederick Daubeney Olav Eveleigh-de Moleyns, later 7th Baron Ventry

2. F/Lt Hon Francis Alexander Innys Eveleigh-de Moleyns RAFVR (b. 15 Nov 1901; d. 29 Apr 1964), mar. (1) 25 Mar 1925 Norah Caroline Hudson (d. 26 Aug 1937), dau. of Robert Hudson, of Black Hall, co. Norfolk, and had issue:

1a. Valentia Eveleigh-de Moleyns (b. 16 Dec 1928), mar. 19 Sep 1950 Maj Nathaniel Duncan Spry Grant-Dalton, of Place House, St Anthony-in-Roseland, co. Cornwall, High Sheriff of Cornwall 1986, only son of Lt Col Duncan Grant-Dalton CMG DSO JP, of Place House, and has issue

Hon Francis Eveleigh-de Moleyns mar. (2) 8 Dec 1938 (div. 1952) Joan Adams (widow of F/Lt H G Adams RAF; mar. (3) Nigel Eric Springett; d. 1993), 1st dau. of Harold Wesley, of The Wilderness, East Molesey, co. Surrey, and had issue:

1a. Andrew Harold Wesley Eveleigh-de Moleyns later Daubeny de Moleyns, later 8th Baron Ventry

2a. Sally Joan Eveleigh-de Moleyns (b. 9 May 1940), mar. 17 Aug 1963 Robin Edmead Hart, of Hillside House, The Square, Portscatho, co. Cornwall, son of George Edmead Hart, of Beaulieu, Mitton Grove, Shrewsbury, and has issue

Hon Francis Eveleigh-de Moleyns mar. (3) 18 Feb 1954 Dorothy Mercado Ross (widow of Sir Charles Henry Augustus Frederick Lockhart Ross of Carstairs, 9th Bt.; d. 1957), dau. of Samuel Harvey, of London, and (4) 4 Aug 1963 Olivia Phoebe Conyngham (widow of his cousin Lord John Victor Albert Blosse Conyngham), only dau. of Capt Percy Neave Leathers, of Robertsbridge, co. Sussex

1. Hon Mary Helen Eveleigh-de Moleyns (b. 27 Jun 1900; d. 18 Jan 1970), mar. 12 Jul 1923 Theodore Arthur Richard Barnes-Gorell (d. 14 Oct 1950), 1st son of Arthur Barnes-Gorell, and had issue

died

6 Jul 1936

suc. by

son

 

Arthur Frederick Daubeney Olav [Eveleigh-de Moleyns], 7th Baron Ventry

born

28 Jul 1898

died

7 Mar 1987

suc. by

nephew

 

Andrew Harold Wesley [Eveleigh-de Moleyns later Daubeny de Moleyns], 8th Baron Ventry

born

28 May 1943

mar. (1)

26 Feb 1963 (div. 1979) Nelly Edouard Renée Chaumillon, dau. of Abel Chaumillon, of Loma de los Riseos, Villa Angel, Torrenolinos, Malaga, Spain

children by first wife

1. Hon Francis Wesley Daubeny de Moleyns (b. 1 May 1965)

1. Hon Elizabeth-Anne Stuart Daubeny de Moleyns (b. 11 Mar 1964), mar. 1990 Justin D Byford, only son of T J Byford, of Belgrade, Yugoslavia

2. Hon Brigitte Catherine Daubeny de Moleyns (b. 15 May 1967)

mar. (2)

1983 Jill Rosemary Oram, dau. of Cecil Walter Oram

only child by second wife

3. Hon Lisa Daubeny de Moleyns (b. 1985)

note

by Deed Poll 1966 assumed the surname of Daubeny de Moleyns

 

Last updated 16 Feb 2012

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Titles:

8th Baron Ventry, of Ventry in the County of Kerry

(Ireland, let. pat. 31 Jul 1800)

8th Baronet, styled "of Burnham"

(Ireland, let. pat. 7 Dec 1797)

 

Address:

Hill of Errol House, Errol, Perthshire PH2 7TQ

 

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