'Aylmer1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Aylmer of Dollardstown, Aylmer of Donadea, Aylmer of Lyons

This family is thought to have descended from Athelmer, Earl of Cornwall & Devon.
Nicholas Aylmer ("founder of Abbey of Eynsham, Oxfordshire")
1. Thomas Aylmer of Devonshire
  A. John Aylmer
  m. Anne de Legh (dau of Richard de Legh of Lythwood by Joan, dau of R. de Loringen of Weynion)
  i. Philip Aylmer (living early-mid 1400s?)
  m. Agnes Mortimer (dau of Roger Mortimer son of John son of Sir Edward of Acton Burnell, son of Roger, Earl of March)
  ii.+ other issue - Walter of Tassegard, Roger, Richard



(1) BP1934 identifies the arms of the Barons Aylmer as "Arg., a cross sa., between four Cornish choughs, ppr." which supports the image of the arms shown by MGH.
(2) Probably
connected to the above family was ...
Richard Aylmer of Lyons & Tassagard (a 1421, 1432)
1. Richard Aylmer of Lyons (a 1447, d before 1460)
  m. Catherine (m2. Sir John Kercliff)
  MGH provides the above but the dates and the failure of BP1934 to mention them make us suspicious of those generations.
  A. John Aylmer (alive end 14th century) the first mentioned by BP1934
  m. Helen Tyrrell (dau of John Tyrrell of Lyons by Sybella, dau of Sir Hugh de Legh, nephew of Sir Adam de Hereford of Leitlip)
  i. Richard Aylmer of Lyons (a 1421)
  m. Catherine Petit of Pierstown (heir) named only by MGH
  a. Richard Aylmer of Lyons (a 1494)
  m. Margaret Batte (dau of Sir Bartholomew Batte of Dollardstown) named only by MGH
  (1) Bartholomew Aylmer of Lyons (d 12.1501) the first mentioned by BLG1886
m. Margaret Cheevers (d 20.09.1514, dau of Walter (not Sir Christopher) Cheevers of Macetown)
  (A) Richard Aylmer of Lyons (a 1535)
  m. Genet Tew (dau of Thomas Tew of Dublin)
  (i) Richard Aylmer of Lyons (b 1505, d 1559)
  m. Elinor Fleming (dau of George Fleming, son of James, Lord Slane)
(a) Thomas Aylmer of Lyons (a 1592)
  m. Alison Cusac (d 12.1623, dau of Thomas Cusac (Cussack)of Cussingtown, Lord Chancellor of Ireland)
  ((1)) Bartholomew Aylmer of Lyons (d by 1597)
  m. Cicely Piphoe (dau of Robert Piphoe)
  ((2)) Richard Aylmer of Hartwell, co. Kildare
  ((A)) George Aylmer
  ((i)) Margaret Aylmer
  m. Walter Wangle of Kildalkey
  ((B))+ other issue - James (d 1665), Anthony (d 1664), another son?
((3)) John Aylmer of Ballykennan (d 26.06.1632)
  m. Elinor Hussey (dau of _ Hussey of Moyle Hussey)
  ((4)) Catherine Aylmer
  m. James de Bathe of Athewin
  ((5)) Margaret Aylmer (d 1632)
  m. Theobald Tuite of Athewin
  ((6)) Jane Aylmer probably of this generation
  m. Nicholas Dowdall of Brownstown
  ((A)) Cicely Dowdall
  m. Sir Lucas (Luke) Bath of Athcarne, 1st Bart
  ((7))+ other issue - Elinor, Alison, Rose, Mary
  (b) George Aylmer of Cloncurrie (Cloncevorie) & Trim (d 1582)
  m. Mary Hussey (dau of Patrick Hussey, 'Baron' of Gattrim)
  ((1)) Gerald Aylmer of Castletown (a 1634)
  ((A)) Robert Aylmer of Killeighbury, co. Kildare (a 1641)
  (c) Sir Gerald Aylmer, 1st Bart of Donadea (b c1548, d 19.08.1634)
  The following is supported by MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), 'The Aylmer Family of England and Ireland', p97+).
  m1. (1587, sp) Mary Travers (d 28.11.1610, dau of Henry Travers of Monkstown Castle, son of Sir John)
  m2. (1611) Julia Nugent (d 02.11.1617, dau of Christopher Nugent, 14th Lord Delvin)
((1)) Sir Andrew Aylmer, 2nd Bart of Donadea (b 1613, d before 1681)
  m. (1634) Ellen Butler (dau of Thomas Butler, Viscount Thurles)
  ((2)) Mabel Aylmer 
  m. Sir Oliver Tuite, 1st Bart of Lonagh (Sonagh) (b c1588, d 1642)
  ((3)) Julia Lettice Aylmer
  m. Sir Richard Barnewall, Bart of Crickstown (b 21.12.1602)
  (d) Edward Aylmer
  m. Katherine Fitzgerald (dau of Robert Fitzgerald of Alloone)
  (e) Mary (Margaret) Aylmer
  m. James Hussey of Galtrim (d 1603)
  (f) Catherine Aylmer
  m. Richard Cussack (son of the Lord Chancellor)
  (g) Anne Aylmer
  m. James Aylmer of Dollardstown
  (B) Sir Gerald Aylmer of Dollardstown (d 1560, chief justice)
  The following is supported by MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), 'The Aylmer Family of England and Ireland', p75+).
m. Alison Fitzgerald (dau of Gerald Fitzgerald of Alloone by dau of Sir Thomas Delafield of Culduffe)
  (i) Bartholomew Aylmer (dvp 1553)
  m. Eleanor (Ellen) Warren (dau of Thomas Warren of Navan)
  (a) James Aylmer of Dollardstown (a 1593)
  m. Ane Aylmer (dau of Richard Aylmer of Lyons)
  ((1)) Nicholas Alymer of Dollardstown
  m. Margaret Plunkett (dau/coheir of Christopher Plunkett, 7th Lord Killeen)
  (b) Christopher Aylmer of Balrath
  ((1)) Gerald Almer of Balrath (d 1642, captain)
  m1. ??
  m2. (after 1629) Mary Fitzwilliam (dau of Sir Richard Fitzwilliam of Mount Meryon)
  (c)+ other issue - Nicholas, Alice
  (ii) Catherine Aylmer (d unm?)
  (C) Anne Aylmer
  m. Sir Thomas Luttrell of Luttrellstown (chief justice)
  (2) Jenet Aylmer
  m. William Sutton of Keppochy
  (3) Elinor Aylmer
  m. Robert St. Lawrence (son of 16th Lord St. Lawrence)
  (4) Richard Aylmer
  B. Thomas Aylmer (a 1458, d unm)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 20.09.21) : MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), p19)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 13.11.04, reviewed & expanded 05.10.21 using MGH) : BLG1886 ('Aylmer of Courtown'), BP1934 ('Aylmer', Barons), BP1934 ('Aylmer,' Baronets), MGH (NS4 vol 4 (1912), 'Pedigree of the Family of Aylmer', p20+) with input/support as reported above
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