'Tenison2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Tennyson of Bayons Manor, Tenison of Carrickfergus, Tenison of Lough Bawn (Loughbawn), Tenison of Thomastown
[The upper section below was originally included within Tenison1. It was moved here to facilitate a reworking of that page.]

BLG1886 identifies the arms of the Loughbawn branch of the family as "Gu., a bend engrailed arg. between three leopards' faces or, jessant-de-lis az." which is the same as that of the Portnekkigan branch except to specify argent for the bend.
Thomas Tenison of Carrickfergus (a 1645, 1682, Major, to Ulster)
1. Richard Tenison, Bishop of Meath (b 1642, d 29.07.1708)
  m1. ??
  A. Henry Tenison of Dillonstown, co. Louth (b 1666, d 1709)
m. (1695) Ann Moore (b 1676, d 10.01.1708, dau of Thomas Moore of Croghan, sister of 1st Baron Tullamore)
  i. Thomas Tenison (b c1706, d 1779, judge, 2nd son)
  m. (06.07.1732) Dorothy Upton (dau of Thomas Upton, uncle of 1st Baron Templetown)
  a. Richard Tenison of Thomastown, co. Louth (b 1734, d 1759)
  partner unknown
  (1) Elizabeth Tenison
  m1. (1773) Henry Bellingham of Castle Bellingham (d 08.09.1800, Lt. Colonel)
  m2. Rev. W. Cotymoor
  b. Thomas Tenison (bpt 20.03.1736, dsp)
  m. Mary Norton
  c.+ other issue (d infant) - Henry (bpt 17.01.1735), Sarah (bpt 04.09.1433)
  ii. Mary Tenison (b 1699, d 1785)
  m. (14.07.1722) Nicholas Coddington of Drogheda (d 11.1737)
iii.+ other issue - Richard (b 1704, d 1709), Elizabeth (b 1697), Anne (b 1700, d unm 1722)
  m2. Anne Norbury (d 1696, dau of John Norbury)
  B. Richard Tenison of Thomastown & Laugh Bawn, Sheriff of co. Monaghan (b 1684, d 29.11.1725)
  m. (c1705) Margaret Barton (dau/heir of William Barton of Carrick Castle, m2. Rev. Patrick Delany)
  i. William Tenison of Thomastown & Laugh Bawn 'of Philipstown' (dsp 1728)
  m. (1727) Maria Townley of Melefont
  ii. Elizabeth Tenison (dsp)
  m. (16.12.1731) Robert Rochfort, 1st Earl of Belvedere (b 1708, d 1774)
  iii. Margaret Tenison (d unm 1742)
  C. John Tenison (b 1686, dsp 1725)
  D. Norbury Tenison of Carrickmacross, co. Monaghan (b 10.06.1691)
  BLG1886 shows Norbury's wife as Elizabeth, sister of John Fitch, and reports that, apart from William, they had 2 daus: Anne (Mrs. Mews) and Mrs. Fitch. We follow BLGI1912 & BIFR1976 in showing as follows.
  m. (07.12.1709) Elizabeth Eccleston (d before 21.05.1772, dau of William Eccleston of Drumshallon by Rose, dau of Capt. James Brabazon)
  i. William Tenison of Priorland (co. Louth) & Lough Bawn (co. Monaghan) (b 1715, d 02.04.1750)
  m. Margaret Woods (dau of John Woods of Lisanisk, m2. William Richards of Coolderry)
  a. William Barton Tenison of Lough Bawn, Sheriff (b 08.01.1743-4, d 1818)
  m1. (1765) Charity Noble (dau of Adam Noble of Longfield)
  (1) Anne Tenison (b 1768)
  m. (c1800) William Finch
  (2) Dorothy Tenison (b 30.08.1771, dsp)
m. John Spitall of Douglas, Isle of Man
  (3)+ other issue (d infant)
  m2. Margaret Cosnahan (dau of Michael Cosnahan of Ballybrewery)
  (4) William Barton Tenison of Lough Bawn, Sheriff (b 07.07.1784, d 01.03.1840, Captain) had issue
  m. (13.01.1803) Isabella Cosnahan (d 22.08.1856, dau of John Cosnahan of the Isle of Man, cousin)
  (5) Barton Tenison of Douglas (b 1793, d 1848, Major) had issue
  m. Emily Byne (dau of Capt. George Byne)
  (6) Elizabeth Tenison
  m. Robert Cochran of Strabane
  (7) Margaret Tenison (d 08.11.1864)
  m. (1819) Richard Murray (d 1843, Colonel, son of Lord Henry)
  (8)+ other issue - Thomas (b 28.07.1785, d 14.06.1876), Henry (b/d 07.1789), Michael (b 1791, d unm 1853
  b.+ other issue (d infant) - Elizabeth, Anne, Charity
  ii. Anne Tenison (d 1750)
m. (c1734) William Fitch of Ballymackney (d 1738)
  E. Thomas Tenison of Maryborough (Queen's Co.) & Finglas (co. Dublin), Sheriff of co. Louth (b 1692, d 04.05.1764, Captain)
  m. (before 1730) Alice Mosse (d 17.08.1775, dau of Rev. William Mosse of Maryborough)
  i. Thomas Tenison, Sheriff of co. Leitrim & Drumkirk (b c1730, d 05.04.1808)
  m. (30.05.1758) Mary Anne Degennes (d 1764, dau of Col. John Daniel Degennes of Portarlington)
  a. Thomas Tenison of Castle Tenison (later called Kilronan Castle), Sheriff (b c1759, d 1835, Lt. Colonel)
m1. (1803) Frances Anne King (d 05.1812, dau of Edward, 1st Earl of Kingston)
  m2. (07.07.1815) Mary Anne Goore (d 1842, dau of Lt. Col. Goore of Golder's Hill, Scrutton & Hanswell)
  ii. Anne Tenison
  m. (1754) James Edwards of Old Court (d 1780, Sheriff, Lt. Col).
  a. Tenison Edwards 'of Old Court'
  m. Charity Barrington (dau of John Barrington)
  (1) Annabella Edwards (b 1791, d 18.09.1868)
  m. (11.05.1808) Henry Harstonge Pery, 'Viscount Glentworth' (dvp, son of Earl of Limerick)
b.+ other issue
  iii. Mary Jane Tenison (d 16.02.1795)
  m. (1759) Richard Henry Roper (d 11.1810, son of 8th Baron Teynham)
  F. William Tenison of Finglas, co. Dublin (b 1696, d 01.1758)
  m. Harriet Percy (dau of Robert Percy of Dublin)
  i.+ issue - Richard, Harriet, Elizabeth, Anne
  G. Elizabeth Tenison
  m. (1705/6) Michael Cole of Derry (brother of Arthur, 1st Lord Ranlagh)
  H. Maria Tenison
  m. Samuel Raymond
2. William Tenison of Carrickfergus (a 1682)
  A.+ issue - William (d 1750, Lt. Colonel), Richard (a 1705)
3. Robert Tenison of Carrickfergus (a 1682)
  A. Robert Tenison of Trim, co. Meath (dsp)
  m. Anne
  B. Dudley Tenison (b c1669, dsp by 1719)



BLG1886 identifies the arms of the following branch of the family, quartered with those of D'Eyncourt, as "gu., three leopards' faces or, jessant-de-lis az., over all a bend of the last" which suggests that the following family is connected to the one shown above.
Ralph Tennyson of Wrawby (d 17.05.1735-6)
m. Dorothy Chapman (d 02.1776, dau of John Chapman of Pickering)
1. Michael Tennyson of Preston, Yorkshire (b c1721, d 06.10.1796, apothecary)
m. Elizabeth Clayton (dau/heir of George Clayton of Great Grimsby by Dorothy, dau/coheir of Christopher Hildyard of Kelstern)
  A. George Tennyson of Bayons Manor (Tealby) & Usselby House (Market Rasen), Lincolnshire (b 1749-50, d 04.07.1835)
  m. (1775) Mary Turner (d 20.08.1825, dau/heir of John Turner of Caistor)
  i. George Clayton Tennyson (b 1781, dvp 1832, cleric) had issue
  m. (1805) Elizabeth ffytche (d 1865, dau of Rev. Stephen ffytche of Louth)
  Their 3rd son was Alfred, the Poet Laureate (b 06.08.1809, d 06.10.1892), who was created Baron Tennyson in 1884. Alfred's elder son Hallam, 2nd Lord, was Governor-General of Australia. Hallam's eldest son, Lionel, 3rd Lord, captained England's cricket team.
  ii. Charles Tennyson, later Tennyson-D'Eyncourt, of Bayons Manor & Usselby House (b 20.07.1784, d 21.07.1861, MP) had issue
  m. (01.01.1808) Frances Mary Hutton (d 26.01.1878, dau/heir of Rev. John Hutton of Morton)
  iii. Elizabeth Tennyson (d 29.04.1870)
m. Matthew Russell of Brancepeth Castle
  iv. Mary Tennyson (d 26.04.1864)
  m. John Bourne of Dalby (d 15.12.1850)
  B. Anne Tennyson
  m. William Raines of Wyton
2. Ralph Tennyson of Great Grimsby (d c1767)
  m. Dorothy Hildyard (b c1800, d 05.03.1781, dau/coheir of Christopher Hildyard of Kelstern, widow of George Clayton of Grimsby)
  A. Dorothy Tennyson (bpt 18.06.1741, dsp)
  m. (23.05.1782) William Watson of Grimsby (surgeon)
3. William Tennyson of Market Rasen (bur 030.7.1787)
  m. Susan (d 1752, widow of Christopher Clayton (brother of George))
  A. Elizabeth Tennyson
  m. (26.11.1787) _ Jackson
  B. Eleanor Tennyson
  m. (10.12.1792) Jeremiah Vickery of London
  C.+ other issue - Dorothy, Fannty (d unm bur 27.08.1812)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BIFR1976 ('Hanbury-Tenison'), BLGI1912 ('Tenison of Loughbawn'), BLG1886 ('Tenison of Loughbawn')
(2) For lower section (originally uploaded 28.05.12 into TZmisc02) : BP1934 ('Tennyson'), Maddison's Lincolnshire Pedigrees (1903-6, 'Tennyson of Tealby'), BLG1886 ('Tennyson-D'Eyncourt of Bayons Manor')
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