'Tighe1'
Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Tighe of Rossanna, Tighe of Woodstock

(1) BLG1886 (Tighe of Woodstock) commenced its article as follows: "The name of Tigh, Tygh, Teigh, or, as now written, Tighe, was assumed from a village in Rutland, and in the immediate neighbourhood of which place, at Corby Castle, co. Lincoln, the family was long settled, where Leicester Teigh, or Tigh, the last of the English line, was residing temp. Charles II., in the previous reign, and before the Rebellion of 1641."
(2) As reported on Tighe2, we are unsure how the Tighes of Mitchelstown connect to the family shown below and so show them separately.
William Tighe of Market Deeping (Lincolnshire)
m. Mary Haughton (dau of Tobias Haughton of Kelthorpe, Rutland)
1. Richard Tighe, Sheriff then Mayor of Dublin (a 1656, MP)
  m. Mary Rooke (dau of Newman Rooke of London)
  A. William Tighe (b 1657, d 1679)
  m. Anne Lovett (dau of Christopher Lovett, m2. Judge Thomas Coote)
  i. Richard Tighe (MP)
  m. Barbara Bor (dau/heiress of Christian Bor or Borr of Drinagh by Ellen)
a. William Tighe of Rossana, co. Wicklow (d 1766, MP)
  m1. (03.1736) Mary Bligh (dau of John Bligh, 1st Earl of Darnley, by Theosodia, Baroness Clifton)
(1) William Tighe of Rossana (d 1782, MP)
  m. (1765) Sarah Fownes (dau of Sir William Fownes, Bart of Woodstock by Elizabeth Ponsonby)
  (A) William Tighe of Woodstock, co. Kilkenny (b 1766, d 1816, MP)
  m. (1793) Marianne (Anne) Gahan (d 1853, dau of Daniel Gaham of Coolquil by Hannah, sister of Matthew Bunbury of Kilfeacle)
  (i) William Frederick Fownes Tighe of Woodstock, Sheriff of Kilkenny then Carlow (b 17.03.1794, dsps 1878) had issue (1 dau, d infant)
  m. (18.04.1825) Louisa Madelina Lennox (dau of Charles, 4th Duke of Richmond & Lennox)
(ii) Daniel Tighe of Rossana, Sheriff of Wicklow (d 26.03.1874) had issue
  m. (03.03.1825) Frances Crofton (d 20.12.1881, dau of Sir Edward Crofton, 3rd Bart of Moate, by Charlotte Stewart, dau of John, 7th Earl of Galloway)
  (iii) Hannah Tighe
  m. (1818) Patrick James Herbert Crichton-Stuart (brother of 2nd Marquess of Bute)
(B) Henry Tighe (dsp 1836, MP)
  m. Mary Blanchford (cousin) @@ below
  (C) John Edward Tighe (d unm)
  (D) Elizabeth Tighe
  m. Rev. Thomas Kelly of Kellyville
  (E) Marianne Caroline Tighe (d 29.07.1861)
  m. (29.04.1801) Charles Hamilton of Hamwood (b 1772, d 29.09.1897)
(2) Edward Tighe (a 1790, MP)
  m. _ Jones of co. Westmeath
  (A) George William Tighe (b 25.02.1776, dsp 03.1837)
  m. Margaret King (dau of Robert, 2nd Earl of Kingston, widow of Stephen, Earl of Mountcashel)
  (3) Richard William Tighe (MP)
  m. Sarah Richards (dau of Goddard Richards of Grange)
  (A) Edward Tighe (dsp)
  m. Lucy King (dau of Richard Newton King of Macmine Castle)
  (B) Robert Richard Tighe
  m1. Sarah Frances Cleland (dau of Rev. John Cleland)
  m2. Louisa Joan Jocelyn (dau of Hon. George Jocelyn, widow of Hon. Rev. Edward Wingfield)
  (C)+ other issue (d unm)
(4) Theodosia Tighe
  m. Rev. William Blanchford
  (A) John Blanchford of Altadore
  (B) Mary Blanchford (poetess)
  m. Henry Tighe (dsp 1836) @@ above
m2. Margaret Theaker (dau of Captain Thomas Theaker)
  (5) Thomas Tighe had issue
  (6) Babara Tighe
  m. Michael Sandys (rector of Powercourt)
  b.+ 2 daughters
  ii. Mary Tighe
  m. (1694) Alexander Stewart (Captain, son of William, 1st Viscount Mountjoy)
  B. Anne Tighe
  m1. Theophilus Sandford (d 02.1668)
  m2. John Preston
  m3. (c1688, sp) Oliver Lambart (son of Charles, 1st Earl of Cavan)
  C. Rebecca Tighe
  m. Hugh Leeson
  D. Mary Tighe
  m. (1670) Francis Wheeler
  E.+ sons (dvp(sp?))

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Tighe of Woodstock), Commoners (vol III, Tighe of Woodstock)
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