'FitzGerald05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Fitzgerald of Burnchurch (Kiltrany), Barron in co. Waterford

BP1870 starts its entry for this family with the following: "Of the great Hibernian sept of the Fitzgeralds, one branch, a scion of the house of Desmond, were Barons of Burnchurch, in the county of Kilkenny; and - to distinguish themselves - were in the habit of adding the word "Baron" to their patronymic. These barons of Burnchurch, for a long period feudal lords of great influence in their immediate locality, were consequently known as FitzGerald alias Baron, or Baron alias FitzGerald, as the party himself thought proper to write it." It appears that the original name for Burnchurch was Kiltrany.
Maurice FitzMaurice FitzGerald, baron of Kiltrany in co. Kilkenny (d 1218)
1. William FitzMaurice, baron of Kiltrany (d 1247)
  A. Maurice FitzWilliam FitzGerald, baron of Kiltrany (d 1304)
  i. Maurice Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald, baron of Kiltrany
  a. William Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald, baron of Kiltrany (d 1326)
  (1) Maurice FitzWilliam FitzGerald
  m. (1326) Margaret Outlawe (dau of William Outlawe of Kilkenny)
  (A) William Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald, baron of Burnchurch (d 1375)
  m. Margaret
(i) Rowland Fitzwilliam Fitzmaurice Fitzgerald (b 1374, d 1448)
  m. (1410) Margaret
  (a) Richard Fitzrowland Fitzgerald
  m. Johanna Whytte
  ((1)) Richard Fitzgerald of Burnchurch (b c1502)
  ((A)) Rowland (or Royland) Fitzgerald of Burnchurch, Sheriff of co. Kilkenny (d 01.02.1545, MP)
  m. Anastasia St. Leger of Tullaghanbroge
  ((i)) John Fitzgerald (alias Baron), baron of Burnchurch (d 1552, 2nd son) - continued below
  ((ii)) Rowland Fitzgerald (alias Baron), Archbishop of Cashel (d 28.10.1561, 4th son)
  ((iii)) Margaret Fitzgerald probably of this generation
  m. Edmund Walsh or Brenagh of Castle Hoel & Shancahir (d 1550)
  ((iv))+ other issue - William (a 1545, vicar of Burnchurch), Peter of Danginmore (d 1557?)



John Fitzgerald (alias Baron), baron of Burnchurch (d 1552) - continued above
1. Richard Fitzgerald, baron of Burnchurch, Sheriff (d 1602)
  m1. ??
  A. Rowland Fitzgerald, baron of Burnchurch (a 1641)
  m. (c1590) Anstace Roche (dau of Robert Roche, MP for Kilkenny)
  i. Richard Fitzgerald, baron of Burnchurch the first mentioned by BP1870
  m. _ Forstall (dau of Robert Forstall)
  a.+ issue (dsp) - Garret (Gerald), Oner
  ii. Edward Fitzgerald
  a. James Fitzgerald of Fahagh, alias Barron, later in co. Waterford (Captain)
  m. Slany Ny Brien (dau/heir of Donald More O'Brien of Cummeragh & Abbeyside Castle)
  (1) William Barron of Ballykirogue
None of our Main Sources for this page follow this line but they do report that William's male line is extinct and mention his great-granddaughter Fanny Barron.
  (A) ?? Barron
  (i) ?? Barron
  (a) Fanny Barron
  m. George Bagge of Bromore
  ((1)) Frances Maria Bagge (heir)
  m. (06.01.1791) Thomas Wyse of the Manor of St. John
  (2) Pierse Barron of Garrahillersh, co. Waterford
  m. (12.05.1697) Mary FitzGerald (dau of Thomas FitzGerald of Kilconavey by Mary, dau of Philip Hore of Shandon)
  (3) Stephen Barron of Carrigennahala
  m. _ Hearn (dau of ) Hearn of Brennan)
  (4)+ other issue
  iii. Joan Fitzgerald
  m. Peter Butler of Danginespidogy
  iv. Ellice Fitzgerald
  m. Richard Serment of Lismacteige
  m2. Ismay Browne (dau of Patrick Browne of Mulrankan)
  B. William Fitzgerald (d 1623?) had issue
2.+ other issue - Milo of Enisnag (d 1581?), James

Main source(s): BIFR1976 ('Barron') with some support from BP1870 ('Barron'), Commoners (vol 2, 'Barron of Belmont', p497+)
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