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Families covered: Holmes of Kilmallock, Holmes of Mallow, Holmes of Yarmouth

Wikipedia ("Robert Holmes (Royal Navy officer)") suggests that Admiral Robert (3rd son of Henry of Mallow) was a grandchild of ...
Robert Holmes, Provost of Mallow, co. Cork possibly father of ...
1. Henry Holmes of Mallow
  A. Thomas Holmes of Kilmallock (Colonel)
  HoP identifies the undermentioned Sir Robert as 3rd son of Henry of Mallow and brother of Sir John, a younger son. Wikipedia ("Robert Holmes (Royal Navy officer)") confirms that Thomas, father of Henry, was an elder brother of Admiral Robert but it is not clear if Thomas was the eldest son or the 2nd son.
i. Henry Holmes of Kilmallock and Newport & Yarmouth, Isle of Wight (d 23.06.1738, Lt. Governor of the Isle of Wight, MP)
  m. (c1693) Mary Holmes (illegitimate dau of Sir Robert Holmes) @@ below
  a. Thomas Holmes of Yarmouth, 1st Lord Holmes of Kilmallock (bpt 02.11.1699, dsp(s) 21.07.1764, MP)
  m1. Anne Player (bpt 05.02.1694/5, bur 29.09.1743, dau of Henry Player of Alverstone (by Joanna), widow of Colby Apsley)
  (1) son (dvp)
  m2. (sp) Catherine Leigh (d 04.03.1784, dau of John Leigh of Shorwell)
  b. Henry Holmes (bpt 28.02.1703, dsp 11.08.1762, Lt. General, MP, 3rd son)
  m. Anne Lysaght (dau of Nicholas Lysaght of Mountnorth (by Grace, dau of Col. Thomas Holmes), cousin)
  c. Mary Holmes (dsp)
  m. David Wray
d. Elizabeth Holmes (b 1696, d 1788)
  m. Thomas Troughear of Northwood, Isle of Wight
  (1) Leonard Troughear, later Holmes, 2nd Lord Holmes of Kilmallock (d 18.01.1804, cleric)
  m. (c1760) Elizabeth Terrell (b 1734-5, d c05.1810, dau of Rev. Thomas Terrell or Tyrrell of Calbourne)
  (A) Elizabeth Troughear (d 01.1832)
  m1. (1772) Edward Meux Worsley of Gatcombe (b 1747, MP)
m2. Sir Henry Worsley, later Worsley-Holmes, 8th Bart (b 12.1775, d 07.04.1811, minister)
  (B) Catherine Troughear (b 1765)
  m. Edward Rushworth (d 1817)
  e. Lucretia Holmes (d 10.01.1775)
m. Marmaduke Sowie
  f. Jane Holmes
  m. Robert Worsley of Pidford
  g. Valentine Holmes (dsp)
  m. William Atkinson
  h.+ other issue (d unm) - Robert (bpt 16.11.1701, dsp bur 10.05.1711), William (bpt 21.08.1705, d infant), Charles (bpt 019.09.1711), Anne (d 23.12.1766), Margaret, others (d young)
  ii. Grace Holmes probably of this generation
m. Nicholas Lysaght of Mountnorth
  B. Sir Robert Holmes of Whitehall & Carisbrooke Castle (b 1622, d 18.11.1692, Governor of the Isle of Wight, (Vice) Admiral, MP, 3rd son)
  partner unknown
  i. Mary Holmes (b 1677-8, d 07.03.1760)
  m. Henry Holmes of Yarmouth @@ above
  C. Sir John Holmes, Mayor of Yarmouth (b c1640, d 28.05.1683, MP, (Rear) Admiral, "yr. s.")
  m. (c04.1668) Margaret Lowther (dau of Robert Lowther of London)
  HoP reports that Sir John had a daughter who married "an Essex baronet". It seems unlikely that his daughter and son-in-law were other than ...
  i. Elizabeth Holmes (d 14.01.1705)
  m. Sir Henry Hicks, 3rd Bart (d 28.10.1755)
  ii.+ 2 sons (of whom "nothing is known")
  D.+ other issue

Main source(s): BE1883 ('Holmes of Kilmallock'), TCP ('Holmes, or Holmes of Kilmallock') with some input/support from HoP (various "_ Holmes") and as reported above
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