'Blakeney1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Blakeney of Abbert, Blakeney of Gallagh, Blakney of Honingham, Blakeney of Mount Blakeney, Blakeney of Parke

Thomas Blakney of Honingham, Norfolk
m. ?? Hobart (dau of ?? Hobart of Haileshall)
1. John Blakney of Honingham
  m. Ann Griggs (dau/heir of Robert Griggs or Gygges of Spareham)
  A. John Blakney of Sparham or Sparrowham, Norfolk
  m. Margery Breton (dau of Thomas Breton of Felmingham)
  i. Mary Blakney
  m1. Geoffrey Turville of Leicestershire not mentioned by Visitation
  m2. William St. Barbe (d 1588)
  m3. Sir Edmond Verney of Penley
  ii.+ other issue - Charles, Lancelot, Ann, Martha



Thought to be connected to the above family was ...
Thomas Blakeney, Governor of Dering's Castle in Northern Ireland (a 1603)
m1. (sp?) Katherine Kelk (dau of Colonel _ Kelk, sister of Susannah, Mrs. Henry Ormsby)
m2. Sarah Hatton ("said to be of the family of Lord Chancellor Hatton")
1. Robert Blakeney of Castle Gallagh (Castle Blakeney), co. Galway (d before 09.07.1660, Major)
  m1. Martha Bolton (niece of Sir Charles Corty)
  m2. Susannah Ormsby (d 29.09.1659, dau of Capt. Edward Ormsby of Tobervaddy)
Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  A. John Blakeney of Castle Blakeney (b 1649, d 1691)
  m. (1671) Sarah Persse (dau of Very Rev. Dudley Persse of Roxborough)
  i. Robert Blakeney of Castle Blakeney & Abbert, Sheriff of co. Galway (d 05.05.1733)
  m. Sarah Ormsby (dau of Gilbert Ormsby of Tobervaddy)
  a. John Blakeney of Abbert, Sheriff of Galway (d 21.07.1747, Colonel)
  m. Grace Persse (dau of Henry Persse of Roxborough)
  (1) Robert Blakeney of Abbert, Sheriff of Galway (d 30.12.1762, Colonel)
  m. (28.05.1752) Gertrude Blakeney (d 21.04.1757, dau of Major Robert Blakeney of Mount) @1@ below
(A) John Blakeney of Abbert (b 12.09.1756, d unm 23.08.1781)
  (B) Grace Blakeney (bpt 07.12.1755)
  m. (09.05.1786) Thomas Lyon of Watercastle
  (2) John Blakeney of Abbert , Sheriff of co. Galway (d unm 25.07.1789)
  partner(s) unknown
(A)+ issue - Robert (Captain), John (d 10.07.1815, Captain), William
  (3) Theophilus Blakeney of Abbert & Dublin, Sheriff of co. Galway (d 22.09.1813, Captain, MP)
  m. (12.1782) Margaret Stafford (dau of John Stafford of Gillstown)
  (A) John Henry Blakeney of Abbert, Sheriff of Galway (d 17.11.1858) had issue
  m. (01.07.1813) Charlotte Mahon (d 09.08.1865, dau of Sir Ross Mahon, 1st Bart)
  (B) Bridget Blakeney (d 12.1866)
  m. (04.1807) Sir Richard Bligh St. George, 2nd Bart (d 29.12.1851)
  (C) Margaret Blakeney
  m. (1817) John O'Dwyer of Dublin
  (D) Elizabeth Blakeney
  m. (1825) Charles de Hugo (Captain)
(E) Harriet Elinor Blakeney
  m. (11.02.1810) Arthur St. George of Kilrush House (d 1853)
  (4) William Blakeney (b 1735, d 02.11.1804, Colonel, MP)
  m. (06.09.1770) Sarah Shields (d 31.05.1799, dau/heir of Samuel Shields of Ouseburn)
  (A) William Augustus Blakeney (d 03.09.1848, Major) had issue
  m. Sarah O'Dell
  (B) Sir Edward Blakeney (b 26.03.1778, dsp 02.08.1868, CIC in Ireland, 5th son)
  m. (05.05.1814) Mary Gardiner (d 21.01.1866, dau of Col. Thomas Gardiner of Twickenham)
  (C)+ other issue - John Theophilus (b 1773-4, d unm 31.03.1856), Hargrave (bur 14.03.1778), Thomas (d unm 02.07.1808), Samuel (d unm, Captain), Robert (b 31.04.1782, d 10.01.1810, RN), Henry Persse of Cheltenham (d 07.01.1823, Major), 3 daughters
  (5) Sarah Blakeney
  m. (1750) William Persse of Roxborough (d 1802)
  (6) Mary Blakeney
  m. (19.06.1759) Thomas Taylor of Castle Taylor
  b. George Augustus Blakeney of Distington, Cumberland (b 07.06.1716, d 25.02.1799, Captain)
  m. (29.01.1744/5) Mary Dixon (d 17.09.1800, dau of John Dixon of Gilgarron)
  (1) Robert Blakeney of Whitehaven, Cumberland (bpt 05.02.1758, dsp 06.11.1822)
  m1. (c03.1780) Elizabeth Burrows (dau of Robert Burrows in Whitehaven)
  m2. Margaret Edwards (d 14.02.1828, dau of Rev. Samuel de la Brouf Edwards of Pentre Hall)
  c. Gilbert Blakeney
d. Robert Blakeney of Dublin (d 02.1779)
  m. Elizabeth Gill of Dublin
  (1)+ issue (d unm) - Robert, Elizabeth
  e. Margaret Blakeney
  m. Samuel Simpson of Dublin
  f. Dorothy Blakeney
  m. Francis Persse
  g. Lettice Blakeney
  m. H. Hardy
  h. Mary Blakeney possibly of this generation
  m. Paul Ormsby of Knockmore
  ii. Susannah Blakeney
  m. J. Colpays
  iii. Mary Blakeney
  m. Thomas Taylor
  iv.+ other issue - John of Distington in Cumberland (b 1680-1, d unm 21.05.1749), William
  B. Charles Blakeney (d 1685)
C. Robert Blakeney of Newtown & Parke, Sheriff then Mayor of Galway (b 1657, dsp 12.10.1731)
  m. Elizabeth Rogers (d before 04.10.1739, widow of _ Macdonald)
  D. Edward Blakeney of Gallagh (b 1659)
  m. Deborah Staunton (dau of Capt. Thomas Staunton, Mayor of Galway, by Deborah, dau of Capt. John Morgan of Kilcogan
  i. Robert Blakeney of Parke, co. Galway (d 18.02.1766, Captain)
  m. Elizabeth Marshall (sister of Simon MArshall of Kilbonan)
  a. Charles Blakeney (d young)
  b. Edward Blakeney of Parke (d unm 1770)
  c. Simon Blakeney of Parke & Gortgariffe (d 1780)
  m. Marcella Blakeney (dau of Thomas Blakeney of Currando, etc.) @2@ below
  (1) Elizabeth Blakeney
  m. (1787) James Bertragh of Manin
  (2)+ other issue - Thomas (bur 1769), Edward (d young), Sarah (d unm)
d. Robert Blakeney of Parke & Gortgariffe (b 1732, d 04.02.1808)
  m. (27.04.1785) Judith Ryland
  (1) Robert Blakeney (b 1788, d 1855) had issue
  m. (1823) Contessa Julia Balbi
  ii. Thomas Blakeney of Currando, Cornacuogh & Feigh, co. Galway (b 1693, d 27.05.1762)
  m. (1715) Sarah Burke (bur 18.02.1763, dau/heir of Redmond or Robert Burke of Cornacuogh)
  a. Thomas Blakeney of Feigh & Dublin (dsp bur 23.07.1789, 2nd son)
  m. (29.01.1760) Margaret Wallace (bur 06.04.1795)
  b. Charles Blakeney of Feigh & Currenlarman (co. Galway), Cloneera & Lisnamult (co. Roscommon), & Dublin (b 1731, d 12.1815, 5th son)
  m. (06.03.1761) Bridget or Ann Gunning (d 15.09.1776, dau/heir of Barnaby Gunning of Holywell by Anne, dau/coheir of John Staunton of Oldburg)
  (1) John Edward Blakeney of Greenhall, co. Roscommon (bpt 07.06.1763)
  m1. Frances Bradley (b c1770, d 1820, dau of Thomas Bradley)
  (A) Richard Blakeney of Ballymurry, co. Roscommon (b 1788, d 26.09.1848) had issue
  m. (21.08.1816) Susan Maria Purdon (d 24.02.1863, dau of James Batty Purdon of Lissbridge by Magdalen Ireland)
(B)+ other issue - John (d 1815), Thomas (b c1793, dsp 1833), Charles William (d 10.07.1848), Theophilus (d young), Robert (bpt 05.06.1805)
  m2. Magdalen Ireland (dau of Courcy Ireland of Low Park (by Susannah, sister of Sir Edmond Stanley, Chief Justice of Madras), widow of John Batty Purdon)
  (G) Mary Anne Blakeney
  (2) Thomas Blakeney of Holywell & Dublin (b 1770, d 18.01.1845) had issue
  m. (07.1801) Alicia Newcome (d 09.01.1851?, dau of William Newcome, Archbishop of Armagh, Primate of All Ireland)
  (3) Robert Blakeney of Curraghmore (co. Roscommon) & Dublin (b 1774, d before 13.02.1841, 4th son) had issue (1 dau)
  m. Catherine Anne Owens (dau/coheir of Samuel Lee Owens of Dundermot Lodge)
(4) Anne Blakeney (b 1762, d 19.07.1809)
  m. (20.07.1779) Richard St. Ledger (d 30.12.1840, Colonel, son of 1st Viscount Doneraile)
  (5) Bridget Blakeney (dsp)
  m. (10.07.1795) Thomas Henn (d 1822, son of William of Paradise Hill)
  (6)+ other issue - Charles (bpt 02.11.1770, bur 02.1791), William (d 24.06.1803)
  c. Elizabeth Blakeney
  m. Thomas Waldron of Drumana (Drumsna)
  d. Deborah Blakeney (d before 13.03.1773)
  m. (c11.1750) Andrew Kirwan of Coraghan (son of Patrick of Cregg)
  e. Marcella Blakeney (d 29.11.1781)
  m. Simon Blakeney of Parke & Gortgariffe (d 1780) @2@ above
  f. Jane Blakeney (d before 23.02.1803)
  m. Francis Nesbit of Kilmore (son of Matthew of Derrygarten)
  g.+ other issue - Edward of Cornacuogh & London (b 1716, d by 06.1799, Commissary General), Robert (d unm 20.09.1762), George (d unm)
  iii. John Blakeney of Lisnamult, co. Roscommon (d 1760)
  m. _ Lovelace (dau of Arthur Lovelace of Ballybride)
  a.+ issue - George, Charles, William
  E. Mary Blakeney
  m. Robert Ormsby of Cloghans (d 1700)
  F. Susannah Blakeney
  m. William Godwin of Tuam
2. William Blakeney of Mount Blakeney & Thomastown, co. Limerick (d 31.03.1664)
A. William Blakeney of Mount Blakeney & Thomastown (d before 22.04.1718)
  m. Elizabeth Bowerman (dau of Henry Bowerman of Cooliney by Katherine, dau of Maurice Purdon of Ballyclough)
  i. William Blakeney, Baron Blakeney of Mount Blakeney (b 1673, d unm 20.09.1761, Lt. General)
  ii. Robert Blakeney of Mount Blakeney & Dublin (d 18.11.1763, 5th son)
  m. Deborah Smyth (dau of Grice Smyth of Ballynatray)
  a. William Blakeney of Mount Blakeney & Dublin, later of Bath (b 1733, d 15.09.1811)
  m. (09.06.1764) Gertrude Smyth (dau of Grice Smyth of Ballynatray)
  (1) Robert Blakeney (b 1768, d unm 12.01.1825, rector of Great Elm, near Bath)
  b. Gertrude Blakeney (d 21.04.1757)
  m. (28.05.1752) Robert Blakeney of Abbert (d 30.12.1762, Colonel) @1@ above
  c.+ other issue - George (b 1735, a 1756), Grice (b c1741, d unm 16.11.1816, General)
  iii. Hatton Blakeney
  m. Robert Armstrong of co. Cork
  iv. Mary Blakeney
  m. _ Le Strange
  v. Catherine Blakeney
  m. Joseph Gubbins of Knocklong
  vi. Elizabeth Blakeney (d 1744)
  m. Francis Creed of Ballygrenane
  vii.+ other issue - George (Lt. Colonel), Charles, John (d 01.02.1720)
  B. George Blakeney (d unm before 10.05.1728, Lt. Colonel)
3. Hatton Blakeney
  m. _ Pepper of Drogheda
4. daughter
  m. _ Lovelace
5. daughter
  m. J. Gardner
6.+ other issue - John, George, Charles, Henry, daughter

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : Visitation (Norfolk, 1563+1589+1613, Blakney)
(2) For lower section : BIFR1976 (Blakeney)
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