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Families covered: Beamish of Bandon, Beamish of Beaumont House, Beamish of Cashelmore, Beamish of Hare Hill, Beamish of Kilbritain, Beamish of Kilmalooda (Kilmaloda), Beamish of Maulbrack, Beamish of Mountbeamish, Beamish of Myrtle Grove, Beamish-Bernard of Palace Anne, Beamish of Raheroon, Beamish of West Gully, Beamish of Willsgrove

BIFR1976 reports that this family came to Ireland from England temp Elizabeth I (who r. 1558-1603), the first being ...
?? Beamish 'of Ballymoden' in co. Cork (d by 1642)
m. Katherine (d 1642)
BLG1886 shows the sons in the order Thomas, Richard, John then Francis. BIFR1976 shows them in the order John, Francis, Thomas then Richard. Provisionally, we follow the latter.
1. John Beamish of West Gully in Ballymoden
  m. Elizabeth Philpott (a 1668, dau of Isaac Philpott of Cloncaloo)
  A. John Beamish
  m. (1678) Susan Evanson (dau of Nathaniel Evanson of Castledonovan)
  i. Nathaniel Beamish of Cork
  m. (1706) Elizabeth Gordon of Cork
a.+ issue - John (bpt 29.04.1713), Susanna (bpt 19.08.1717)
  B. Isaac Beamish
  C. Thomas Beamish of West Gully
  i. Thomas Beamish of Raheroon, co. Cork (d by 1729)
m. Elizabeth
  a. Thomas Beamish of Raheroon (a 1763)
  m. (1728) Jane Beamish (dau of Richard Beamish of Upper Bolteen (Mountbeamish) & Garranloughane (Willisgrove)) @1@ below
  (1) Richard Beamish of Raheroon (d by 1788)
  m. (1766) Elizabeth Bernard (bur 10.01.1839, dau of Arthur Bernard of Palace Anne by Mary, dau of Francis Adderley of Innishannon)
  (A) Arthur Beamish, later Beamish-Bernard of Raheroon & Palace Anne (b c1772, bur 19.01.1855, 2nd son)
  (B) Bernard Beamish 'of Palace Anne' (b 1781, dsp bur 22.11.1871, 5th son)
  m. (05.01.1839) Elizabeth Beamish (d 1868, dau of John Beamish of Cashelmore & Hare Hill) @2@ below
  (C) Samuel Beamish, later Beamish-Bernard (bur 30.04.1853) had issue
  m. (1818) Ellen/Elinor Byrne (b 1799-1800, bur 03.07.1843, dau of Godfrey Byrne of Bow Park)
  (D) Adderley Beamish, later Beamish-Bernard of Kilcoleman House & Byard's Lodge (b 18.10.1795, d 17.07.1866) had issue
  m1. Frances Bernard (dau of Gen. George Bernard of Heaton Lodge)
  m2. (10.07.1845) Anne Catherine Walker (d 28.02.1882, dau of Capt. George Walker of Fermoy by Catherine, dau of John Southcote Mansergh of Grenane)
  (E) Elizabeth Beamish (d before 07.1822)
  m. (1791) Thomas Austin of Skeaf (son of Vincent, cousin)
  (F) Mary Beamish
m. (23.04.1800) William Sullivan (Major)
  (G) Jane Beamish
  m. (11.04.1809) Francis Bernard (son of Captain Arthur, cousin)
  (H)+ other issue - Thomas (bur 16.11.1823, Major), Vincent (d unm 1796), George (a 1838, d unm, Captain), Richard (a 1803, d unm), Anne (d unm 1858)
  (2) Elizabeth Beamish
  m. (1753) Vincent Austin (son/heir of William of Lishnane)
  (3) Mary Beamish
  m. (1770) Stawell Webb
  (4) Catherine Beamish (d 21.01.1815)
  m. Jonas Travers of Lisaycrimeen & Butterstown (d before 23.03.1827, son of Joseph of Cregane)
  b. Elizabeth Beamish
  m. (1711) John Johnson
  ii. George Beamish of Kilbrittain, co. Cork (a 1748)
m. (1717/8) Phoebe Howe of Templetrine
  a. George Beamish of Kilbrittain
  iii. Richard Beamish of Ballynard, co. Cork (d by 1734)
  m. Rebecca
  a.+ issue (a 1729) - Richard, Abraham, Catherine, Rebecca
  D. Rebecca Beamish
  m. (1687?) Matthew Andrews
  E.+ other issue - Francis, Elizabeth, Mary, Catherine, Alice, Mabel
2. Francis Beamish of Kilmaloda (Kilmalooda), co. Cork (d 1679)
  m. Catherine Bernard (dau of Francis Bernard of Castle Mahon)
  A. Francis Beamish of Kilmalooda (Kilmaloda) (a 01.1681/2)
  m. (1677-8) Anne Freke (dau of John Freke of Garretstown, m2. John Smith)
  i. Francis Beamish of Kilmalooda (dsp)
  m. (03.01.1726/7) Elizabeth Jervois (dau of Joseph Jervois of Braade House, widow of Percy Smyth of Headborough)
  ii. Anne Beamish
m. (1697) John Copinger
  B. John Beamish of Kilvorrogh (Keelworough) (a 1750)
  m. (1698) Jane Wood of Kinneigh
  i. Francis Beamish of Kilmalooda (bur 27.10.1762)
  m. (1726) Mary Warren of Kilmichael (d by 1777)
  a. Francis Beamish of Kilmalooda (Kilmaloda) (a 01.1808)
  m. (16.04.1758) Elizabeth Sealy (dau of John Sealy of Richmount)
(1) Francis Beamish of Myrtle Grove
  m. (1784) Mary Townsend (a 03.1812, dau of Francis Townsend of Clogheen)
  (A) Townsend Beamish of Myrtle Grove (b 1786, d 20.06.1808)
  m. (1807) Mary Atkins (dau of Walter Atkins of Atkinsville, m2. Thomas Wade Foott of Battidaniel)
  (i) Francis Townsend Beamish (b/d 1808)
  (B) Martha Beamish
  m. (1812) Philip Rubie of Coolmain
(C)+ other issue - John Sealy (d 15.02.1809), Elizabeth (a 02.1795), daughter
  (2) Sampson Beamish of Kilmalooda (Kilmaloda) (b 1770, d 1843) had issue
  m. (07.1800) Catherine Evans (d 26.09.1849, dau of Rev. Thomas Waller Evans of Dunmanway)
  (3) John Beamish of Killinear & Bandon (b 1774, d 1842) had issue
  m. (05.01.1808) Maria Teulon (dau of John Teulon of Cork)
  (4) Eleanor Beamish
  m. (1784) William Austin (son of William of Waterfall)
  (5) Mary Anne Beamish (d 20.05.1803)
  m. (14.01.1797) Boyle Travers (d 12.1825, son of Boyle of Ballymacowen)
  (6) Elizabeth Beamish (d 08.1822)
  m. (1788) Richard Gillman of Bandon & Gurteen (d 01.1796, son of John of Gurteen)
  b. Elizabeth Beamish
  m. (1749) John Croker of Nadrid
  c. Jane Beamish
  m. (1748) George Wood (rector of Garryroe)
  d. Mary Beamish
  m. (1765) William Banfield of Shinnah (son of William)
  ii. John Beamish of Lisgibba, co. Cork (a 05.1750)
  m. (1736) Mary Good of Lilmeen
  a. Richard Beamish of Cork then America
  iii. Richard Beamish of Cashelmore, co. Cork
m. (1730/1741) Mary Vincole (dau of Charles Vincole or Vignoles of Kilgariffe)
  a. John Beamish of Cashelmore & Hare Hill (bur 08.04.1827)
  m. (10.08.1767) Eliza Poole (d 1838, dau of Thomas Poole of Mayfield)
  (1) John Beamish of Cashelmore & Hare Hill (d 29.01.1848)
  m1. (1795) Jane Howe (dau of John Howe of Glounnavorane)
  (A) Thomas Beamish of Cashelmore & Hare Hill (b 1802, bur 26.03.1886) had issue
  m. (1832) Margaret Helen Smyth (bur 13.08.1886, dau of Richard Smyth of Castle Dooneen)
  (B) Elizabeth Beamish (dsp 1868)
  m. (05.01.1839) Bernard Beamish of Palace Anne (bur 22.11.1871, son of Richard of Raheroon) @2@ above
  (C)+ other issue - John Howe (b 1796, d unm 14.10.1836), Richard (d unm before 1832), Jane, Mary (b 1804, d unm 10.12.1894)
m2. (21.09.1811) Mary Hewitt (d 1856, dau of Thomas Hewitt of Cork)
  (A) Catherine Beamish (d unm)
  (2) Lydia Beamish
  m. (09.1806) Andrew Poole of Kilrush (d by 1847, son of Andrew of Kilrush)
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - Mary (bur 10.08.1817), Elizabeth Poole (b 1780, bur 16.02.1849)
  b. George Beamish of Clogheen
  m. (1789) Catherine Baldwin (dau of Henry Baldwin of Old Court by Catherine, dau of Jonas Morris of Dunkettle)
  (1) Thomas Beamish of Beaumont House & Reengarigeen (d 1855, curate of Ballinaboy)
  m. (1826) Elizabeth Travers (dau of Boyle Travers of Ballymacowen)
  (2) Richard Beamish of Beaumont House (b 1799, d 23.11.1867) had issue
  m. (1829) Susan Becher Hungerford (b c1809, d 14.08.1903, dau of Richard Hungerford of Cappeen)
  (3) George Beamish of Youghal Cottage (b 1803, bur 22.04.1863) had issue
  m. (1830) Sophia Maria Cranfield Hungerford Orpen (bur 07.02.1875, dau of Samuel Orpen of Woodville)
  (4) Henry Baldwin Beamish of Dunmore (b 1800, d 28.07.1892) had issue
  m1. (07.04.1832) Anne Marmion (dau of Thomas Marmion of Coronea)
  m2. (1859) Sarah Elizabeth Forster (d 1969!, dau of John Sadler Forster of Cork)
  (5) John Baldwin Beamish of Maulbrack, co. Cork (b 1804-5, bur 05.06.1862) had issue
  m. Ellen McCarthy
  (6) William Beamish (b 1810-1, bur 12.03.1853) had issue
  m. (1835) Maria Morris
  (7) Catherine Morris Beamish
  m. (1807) John Teulon (son of John of Bandon)
  (8) Elizabeth Townsend Beamish
  m. (1825) Henry Austin of Ring
  (9) Mary Beamish
  m. (1816) Richard Tonson Evanson of Friendly Cove (son of Nathaniel of Friendly Cove)
  (10) Harriet Beamish
  m. (1836) Thomas Morris of Castle Salem
  (11) Anne Beamish
  m. (1827) John Sweetman of Skibbereen
  c. Anne Beamish
  m. (1802) John Wren
  iv. Thomas Beamish (d unm)
  C. Richard Beamish of Upper Bolteen (Mountbeamish) & Garranloughane (Willsgrove), co. Cork (a 11.1750)
  m. (1695) Mary Townsend of Clonakilty
  i. John Beamish of Maulbrack, co. Cork (b 1698, bur 22.06.1776, Rev.)
  m. (1740) Elizabeth Morris (dau of William Morris of Benduff)
  a. John Beamish of Maulbrack (b 1748, d 02.1816, vicar of Killaconagh (Berhaven), 3rd son)
  m. (11.02.1775) Mary Purcell (bur 05.08.1806, dau of William Purcell of Park)
  (1) William Beamish of Maulbrack (a 1838, 4th son) had issue
  m. (1813) Caroline Charlotte Craig (dau of Lt. Gen. Sir J. Craig)
  (2) Jane Beamish
  m. Thomas Barter of Clonakilty
  (3) Mary Beamish (a 01.1838)
  m. (1805) Matthias Delaval O'Mera of Lovetow
  (4)+ other issue - John (bpt 02.08.1776, bur 22.01.1778), Francis (d 1808), John (b 1785, d unm c1811), Thomas (d unm before 1811), Richarfd (d unm before 1811), Mary (bpt 30.08.1744)
b.+ other issue - Francis (bpt 05.04.1743, bur 03.05.1774), Richard (b 1745, bur 12.03.1746/7)
  ii. George Beamish of Mountbeamish (d by 1765)
  m1. (1746) Rebecca Scholfield of Faulobus (dsp)
m2. (1748) Frances Jones (dau of Henry Jones of Dromberg)
  a. Samuel Beamish of Mountbeamish, Provost of Bandon (b 1753, bur 21.03.1834, vicar of Kinsale)
  m1. (01.07.1774) Mary Stamer (dau of John Stamer of Rockcastle)
  (1) John Samuel Beamish of Mountbeamish (b c1776, bur 20.12.1852, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (24.09.1802) Arabella Swayne (dau of Benjamin Swayne of Aghada House)
  (2) William Beamish of Mount Prospect (b 1779, d 1819) had issue
  m. (01.09.1809) Harriet Newman (d 09.1849, dau of Adam Newman of Dromore)
  (3) Sarah Beamish
  m. (1805) Edward Rogers (Major General)
  (4) Frances Anne Beamish
  m. (12.08.1812) Nicholas Hamilton (General)
  (5)+ other issue - George (b c1775, d unm 27.10.1798), Samuel (d unm before 1802)
  m2. (1791) Mary Hamilton (dau of Joshua Hamilton (by dau of Sir Richard Cox, Bart), grandson of 1st Viscount Boyne)
  (7) Sir Henry Hamilton Beamish (b 1796, d 23.02.1872, vicar & rector) had issue
  m1. (1820) Anne Isabella Spread (d 19.05.1847, dau of Rev. Edward Spread of Youghal by Anne, sister/coheir of Percy Scott Smyth of Headborough)
  m2. (22.01.1851) Frances Udny (dau of Judge John Udny, widow of John Dick)
  (8) Mary Hamilton Beamish
m. (17.09.1818) Richard Francis Webb (rector of Caheragh, son of Rev. Richard of Ringrone)
  b. George Beamish (d before 04.1815)
  m. (01.11.1786) Anne Leonora Gahan (dau of John Gahan of Castletownshend)
  (1) George Beamish (b 1793)
  m. (1815) Jane Stewart (dau of Rev. William Stewart of Kilgarriffe)
c. Dorothy Beamish (bpt 22.11.1755)
  iii. William Beamish of Willsgrove (d 02.1772, Captain RN)
  m. (29.09.1751) Alice Bernard (d 1792, dau of Major North Ludlow Bernard of Castle Bernard)
  a. Francis Bernard Beamish of Willsgrove (b 07.1752, d unm 1805)
  b. Richard Beamish (b 11.02.1755, d unm before 11.1776)
  c. William Beamish of Beaumont (b 10.05.1760, d 17.04.1828)
  m. (19.09.1789) Anne Jane Margaret Delacour (d 08.08.1852, dau of Robert Delacour of Mallow)
  (1) William Beamish of Beaumont (b 19.07.1790, d 01.10.1838) had issue
  m. (15.09.1814) Mary de Courcy (d 17.04.1825, dau of 26th Baron Kingsale)
  (2) Robert Delacour Beamish of Ditchley, co. Cork, Sheriff (b 16.07.1791, d 27.05.1877) had issue
  m. (1829) Maria Anne Macdonald (d 10.03.1895, dau of Lt. Col. Archibald Macdonald)
  (3) North Ludlow Beamish of Lota Park then Annemount, Sheriff of co. Cork (b 29.12.1796, d 28.04.1872, 5th son) had issue
  m. (27.05.1841) Aline Marie Forsstrom (d 13.02.1900, dau/coheir of Rev. John Eric Forsstrom of Munktrop, Sweden)
  (4) Richard Beamish of Southampton (b 16.07.1798, d 20.11.1873) had issue
  m. (1831) Theodosia Mary Heise (d 23.04.1874, dau/heir of Lt. Col. Augustus Chales Heise by Theodosia Arabella, dau/coheir of Rev. William King of Mallow)
(5) Charles Beamish of Delacour Villa, co. Cork (b 01.01.1801, d 18.01.1867) had issue
  m. (27.10.1853) Caroline Smith (dau of Thomas Smith, m2. Isaac Stamers Heazle)
  p. Louisa Howard
  (6) Francis Beamish of Grenville House, Sheriff of co. Cork, Mayor of Cork (b 05.04.1802, d 01.02.1868) had issue
  m. (03.05.1837) Catherine Savery de Lisle de Courcy (d 05.02.1874, dau of Capt. Hon. Michael de Court, sister of 28th Baron Kingsale)
  (7) James Caulfield Beamish of Plymouth (b 01.05.1803, d 26.03.1862) had issue
  m. (12.10.1832) Louisa Erskine Macdonald (dau of Lt. Col. Archibald Macdonald)
  (8) Dorcas Beamish (d 17.04.1873)
  m. (1829) Frederick Meade of Belmont (dsp 12.09.1865, Major General, son of Rev. Richard of Innishannon)
  (9)+ other issue (d before 04.1829) - Charles, Hugh, Godfrey Clark, Arthur (d young), Alice
  d. Charles Beamish of Paris (d 30.09.1842, Rev.)
m1. (1780) Ursula Smith
  (1) Charles Beamish in Plymouth (b 1781, d 08.06.1835) had issue
  m. (1809) Elizabeth Miller
  m2. (11.11.1814) Susannah (dau of Mrs. Susan Harvery of Paris)
  (2)+ other issue - William Charles (b 08.12.1815, d 10.1825), George Robert Delacour (b 10.10.1817, d 1881, had issue)
  e. Mary Beamish probably of this generation
  m. (1785) Thomas Ware of Woodfort (b 1751)
  iv. Thomas Beamish (dsp by 1773)
  m. (1738) Dorothea Swete (dau of Samuel Swete of Kilgas)
  v. Jane Beamish
  m. (1728) Thomas Beamish of Raheroon (son of Thomas of Raheroon) @1@ above
  D. Thomas Beamish (d unm)
  E. Jane Beamish
  m. (1700) Simon Leigh
  F. Catherine Beamish
  m. (after 09.1727) William Honnor
  G. Elizabeth Beamish
  m. (1676/7) John Owgane of Mountaine
3. Thomas Beamish of Bandonbridge (co. Cork), Provost of Bandon (a 1681)
  m. Elizabeth
  A. Daniel Beamish, Provost of Bandon (bur 19.09.1718)
  m. (1668) Elizabeth Williams of Kilbrogan (bur 05.08.1721)
  i. Daniel Beamish
  B. Elizabeth Beamish (d 1682)
  m. (1665) William French
  C. Catherine Beamish
  m. John Nash of Brinny
4. Richard Beamish
  m. Mary
  A.+ issue - Richard (dsp), Mary
5. Catherine Beamish
  m. (before 1642) William Wright

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Beamish), BLG1886 (Beamish of Kilmalooda) with some support from BLG1886 (Beamish of Mountbeamish)
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