'Blake01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blake of Ballinakill, Blake of Galway, Blake of Lehinch, Blake of Montserrat, Blake of Mullaghmore, Blake of Renvyle, Blake of The Heath, Blake of Waterford, Blake of Windfield

Richard Caddle alias Blake, Sheriff of Connaught (a 1306)
1. Walter FitzRichard Blake
  A. Sir Henry Blake of Galway (a 1420)
  i. Celia (Silly or Gille) Blake
  B. John Oge Blake
  m. Margaret Le Brun (dau of Philip Le Brun of Athenry)
  i. Henry Blake of Galway and Athenry
  m. Mary Bermingham of Athenry
  a. John Blake of Galway (d after 13.03.1468)
  m. Juliana French
  (1) Valentine Blake (d 1499)
  BLG1886 shows Valentine with just one wife Julia, dau of Geoffrey Lynch, but BIFR1976 shows he married twice as follows ...
  m1. Margaret Skerrett
  (A) John Blake (d c1503)
  m. Evelin Skerret
(i) Nicholas Blake, Mayor of Galway (d before 28.09.1568)
  BLG1886 shows Nicholas with just one wife, Juliana Browne, but (as does BIFR1976) shows someone of that name as (also) married to his cousin Walter (son of Mayor Thomas below). BIFR1976 shows Nicholas's wives as follows ...
  m1. Ennes French (dsp, dau of Marcus French, son of Geoffrey)
  m2. (before 1556) Cecilie Lynch (dau of Walter Lynch)
  (a) John Blake of Galway (d 20.04.1581)
  m. Cecilia Skerrett
  ((1)) Nicholas Blake, Mayor of Galway (d 28.02.1621) - continued below
  m1. Cathaline Brown (dsp)
  m2. Juliana ffrench (dau of Valentine ffrench)
  (b) Eveline Blake
  m. John Lynch (son of Robert)
  (ii) Richard Blake not mentioned by BIFR1976
  (iii) John Blake not mentioned by BIFR1976
  (iv) Julia Blake
  m. Ambrose Bodkin (baillie of Galway, son of John)
(v) Anstance Blake
  m. (before 1543) John Niel of Galway
  (B) William Blake
  m. Katiline MacCurke
  (C) Eveline Blake
  m. Peter Lynch, (1st) Mayor of Galway
  (D) Anastasia Blake
  m2. Eveline Lynch (dau of Geoffrey Lynch)
  (E) Thomas Blake, Mayor of Galway (d 20.01.1574, 2nd son of this marriage)
  (F) Anastasia Blake (a 1499)
  m. William Browne (FitzStephen)
  (G)+ other issue - Valentine (dsp), William (dsp), Francis
  b.+ other issue - Nicholas, Thomas, Walter, Richard
  ii. Walter Blake (a 1435)
  C. Geoffrey Blake of Athenry (a 08.1391)
  D. Thomas 'Niger' Blake
  i. Henry Blake (a 1421)
  E. William Blake
  BE1886 suggests that William was ancestor of the Blakes of Ardfry and Wallscourt but BIFR1976 identifies that such was his elder brother Geoffrey.
2. John FitzRichard Blake
  m. Joanna Godsun
  A.+ issue - William, Edmund (d before 16.10.1420)
3.+ other issue - Nicholas, Valentine



Nicholas Blake, Mayor of Galway (d 28.02.1621) - continued above
m1. Cathaline Brown (dsp)
m2. Juliana ffrench (dau of Valentine ffrench)
1. John Blake, Mayor of Galway (d 1680)
  m. Mary ffrench
  A. Thomas Blake of Mullaghmore and Windfield
  m. (1658) Mary Blake (dau of Nicholas Blake of Kiltullagh)
i. John Blake of Mullaghmore and Windfield (d 1720)
  BIFR1976 identifies John's wife as Evelyn Lynch of Bellacurren. BLG1886 identifies her as ...
  m. (28.12.1695) Evelyn Lynch (dau of Alexander Lynch of Cloenernan )
  a. Thomas Blake of Windfield (d 05.1762)
  m. (1719) Anne Bodkin (dau of John Bodkin of Annagh)
  (1) John Blake of Windfield (dsp before 21.02.1788)
  m. (1751) Mary Kirwan (dau of Patrick Kirwan of Cregg)
  (2) Ellen Blake
  m. James Kelly
  (3) Bridget Blake
  m. Andrew Concannon
  (4) Catherine Blake
  m. _ McDermott
  (5) Mary Blake
  m. Michael Browne of Moyne
(6) Margaret Blake
  m. Thomas Fitzmaurice
  (7) Julia Blake
  m. _ Birmingham
  (8)+ other issue (dsp) - Martin, Marcus, Nicholas
  b. Mark Blake of Renvyle
  BLG1886 identifies Mark's wife as a daughter of Valentine French of Carcorea, son of Gregory, but BIFR1976 identifies her as ...
  m. (18.09.1731) Joan French (dau of Ignatius French of Carcorea, son of Valentine)
(1) Valentine Blake of Lehinch and Renvyle, Sheriff of Mayo (d 1798/1800, 2nd son)
  m. (1788) Anna Maria Roper (d 1810, dau of Hon. Rev. Richard Henry Roper of Clones)
  (A) Henry Blake of Renvyle (b 18.11.1789, d 06.05.1856) had issue
  m. (22.12.1810) Martha Louisa Attersoll (d 06.1853, dau of Joseph Attersoll of London)
  (B) Julia Frances Blake
m. Rev. Henry Burke (son of Michael of Ballydugan)
  (C)+ other issue - Marcus (d young), Jane Maria (d unm 1815), Caroline (d unm 1812)
  (2) John Blake of The Heath, later of Mullaghmore and Windfield (d 1812)
  m. Mary Bowen (dau of Christopher Bowen of Hollymount)
  (A) Christopher John Blake of Blake of The Heath and Kilnock, later of Windfield (d 14.03.1820) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Burke (dau of John Hardiman Burke of St. Cleran's)
  (B) Henry Martyn Blake of The Heath, later of Windfield (b 1796, d 1857) had issue
  m1. Anastasia Gaussen
m2. (1830) Nichola Frances Charlotta French (d 01.1878, dau of Robert French of Monivae Castle)
  (C) Anna Maria Blake (d 1847) probably of this generation
  m. William Malachy Burke of Ballydugan
  (3)+ other issue - Ignatius (d unm 1794), Mary, Julia, Margaret, Deborah
  One of the daughters married ...
  m. George Davis of Martinstown
  Another of the daughters married ...
  m. George Taaffe of Strokestown
  c. Margaret Blake
  m1. (c1745) Mark Blake (of Ballinafad family) (dsp)
  m2. (26.06.1765) Henry Lynch of Clogher
  d.+ other issue - Nicholas, Patrick, Demphna
  ii. Juliana Blake
  m. (1684) Philip Butler
  iii. Mary Blake
  m. Bartholomew Lynch
  iv.+ other issue - Nicholas, Catharine
  B. Henry Blake of Montserrat, later of Lehinch and Renvyle
  i. Patrick Blake (dvp 1693)
a. Henry Blake of Lehinch (d 1732)
  m. (1721) Charity Annesley (dau of Maurice Annesley of Rath, widow of Francis Palmer)
  (1) Henry Blake of Lehinch (dsp 1780)
  ii. John Blake of Ballinakill
  a. Henry Blake of Ballinakill
  m. (1735) Jane Browne of Moyne
  (1) Catharine Blake
  m. Nicholas Lynch of Barra
  iii. Nicholas Blake
  iv. Katharine Blake
  m. (29.11.1683) Sir Roebuck Lynch, 4th Bart (a 1736)
  C. John Blake, later of Montserrat (d 1652)
  i. Catharine Blake
  m. Nicholas Lynch of Antigua
  D. Nicholas Blake (to Barbados)
  BIFR1976 shows just Nicholas's daughter Anstas but BLG1886 adds the following connection.
  i. ?? Blake
  Uncertain on number of intervening generations.
  a. ?? Blake
  (1) James Blake of Waterford (left West Indies)
  (A) Andrew Blake of Waterford and Ballinamona had issue
  m. Mary Galway (dau of Patrick Galway of Waterford)
  ii. Anstas Blake
  E. Catharine Blake
  m. Francis Browne
  F.+ other issue - Juliana, Mary, Sheila
2. Martin Blake (d before 1653)
  A. Mary Blake
  m. John Lynch
  B.+ other issue - Francis, John
3. James Blake
  A. Patrick Blake
4. Nicholas Blake
5. Mary Blake
  m. Patrick Bodkin

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Blake), BE1886 (Blake of Renvyle)
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