'Dawson03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dawson of Castle Dawson

Commoners reports that "the first of his family that came into Westmorland, anno Domini, 1170" was ...
John Dawson
m. Beatrice Vesey (dau of John, Lord Vesey)
1. Sir Christopher Dawson
  A. Sir John Dawson
  i. Sir Thomas Dawson (a 1280)
  a. Christopher Dawson
  m. Mary Beckett (dau of Sir William Beckett "who came of the line of Sir Gilbert")
  (1) Richard Dawson
  (A) Sir Robert Dawson
  m. _ Hall (dau of Sir John Hall of Houtington)
(i) Christopher Dawson
  m. Esther Marshall (dau of Sir Edward Marshall of Soerby)
  (a) John Dawson
  m. Elizabeth Browne (dau of Sir John Browne)
  ((1)) Thomas Dawson
  m. Martha Harrison (dau of Sir Henry Harrison of Yorkshire)
  ((A)) John Dawson
  m. Marianne Savage (dau of Sir John Savage of Rock Hall)
  ((i)) Christopher Dawson
  ((a)) Thomas Dawson
  (((1))) Christopher Dawson of Acorn Bank, to Ireland (a 1611) - continued below



Christopher Dawson of Acorn Bank (Westmoreland) then in Ireland (a 1611) - continued above
1. Thomas Dawson of Castle Dawson, co. Londonderry (a 1633)
  A. Thomas Dawson of Castle Dawson (d 1683)
  i. Thomas Dawson of Castle Dawson (d 1695)
  m. Arabella Upton of Castle Upton
  Commoners does not mention any children for Thomas & Arabella but reports that he was succeeded by his brother Joshua. BP1934 reports the following Thomas, father of Arabella, as "son and heir of Thomas Dawson of Castle Dawson" whom we presume fits here.
  a. Thomas Dawson (d Gibraltar 1705)
  (1) Arabella Dawson (d 02.1784)
  m. (before 21.07.1729) Sir William Rowley (d 01.01.1768, Admiral of the Fleet)
ii. Joshua Dawson of Castle Dawson (d 1727)
  m. Arabella Upton of Castle Upton
  a. Arthur Dawson of Castle Dawson (d 1775)
  m. Jane Oriel of Shane's Castle
  b. William Dawson
  m. Sarah Newcomen (widow of Colonel (James) Dawson of Tipperary)
  (1) Arthur Dawson of Castle Dawson (b 1745, d 06.12.1822)
  m. (1775) Catherine Paul (dau of George Paul by Lady Araminta Monck)
  (A) George Robert Dawson of Castle Dawson (b 24.12.1790) had issue
  m. (08.01.1816) Mary Peel (d 01.1848, dau of Sir Robert Peel, Bart of Drayton Manor)
(B) Henry Richard Dawson (Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin)
  m. Frances Heseltine
  (C) Maria Dawson
  m. Henry Kemmis of Dublin
  (D) Isabella Dawson
  m. Richard Cane of Dublin
  (E)+ other issue - Araminta, Louisa
  (2) Sarah or Elizabeth Dawson
  m. (1760) Thomas Newenham of Coolmere
  c. Mary Dawson (d 1770)
  m. (27.10.1722) Henry Hamilton (b 02.1692, d 03.06.1743)

Main source(s): Commoners (vol 3, Dawson of Castle Dawson)
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