'Burgh07'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Burgh of Bert, Burgh (Bourke) of Dromkeen (Drumkeen), Burgh of Oldtown, Bourke of Shrule (Shruel)
[This page was orginally named Burgh08. It was renamed on 18.02.20 as part of the 2020 Review.]

Walter Bourke of Kilmaine & Shruel, 'Lord MacWilliam' (b c1360, d 1440)
BE1883 (Bourke of Mayo) identifies Walter as "ancestor of the Bourkes of the Neale, Gweeshedan, Cloneen, Elestran, Cloonegashel, Shrule, Ballinrobe, Cloghens, Daurus and Castle Carra, co, Mayo, and of those of Newtown and Thomastown, co. Tipperary, now extinct".
m. Sabia (Sabin) O'Brien (dau of The O'Brien, Prince of Thomond)
1. John Bourke or De Burgh of Shruel & Dromkeen (co. Limerick) (a 1420)
  m. _ O'Brien (sister of The O'Brien, Prince of Thomond)
  A. William (Duffe or Dhue) Bourke of Dromkeen
  i. Meyler (Sleought) Bourke of Dromkeen
  a. Richard Bourke of Dromkeen
  (1) Richard Bourke of Dromkeen & Drumrusk (d 06.06.1596)
  (A) William Bourke of Dromkeen
  (B) Meyler or Mayler Bourke of Dromkeen
  (i) Ulick or Ulysses Bourke of Dromkeen
(a) Richard Bourke of Dromkeen
  ((1)) Richard Bourke later Burgh of Dromkeen (Rev.) - continued below
  ii. Redmond Bourke
  m. Slany Macnamara
  a. Miles Burgh
  B. Moyler Bourke had issue in Newtown, co. Tipperary
  C. Theobald Bourke had issue in Thomastown, co. Tipperary
2. Theobald Burgh of Shruel & Culeagh (d 1503)
  A. Miles Burg of Culeagh (3rd son) ancestor of Bourkes of Cloghans, Daurus, Elestran, Ballymahena, etc. in co. Mayo
  B.+ other issue ("whose posterity is all extinct")
2. Richard Bourke of Ballinrobe, 'Lord MacWilliam' (d 1505?)
  BLG1886 ('Bourke of Urey') identifies the younger son of Walter of Shruel, and younger brother of John, as this Richard and then provides the following connection.
  A. John Bourke 'of the Glebe', 'Lord MacWilliam' (d 1550)
  i. David Bourke of Moneycrower
  ii.+ other issue - Rickard (d 1580), Thomas
  B.+ other issue - David (priest), Walter, Theobald



Richard Bourke later Burgh of Dromkeen (Rev.) - continued above
1. Ulysses Burgh of Dromkeen, Bishop of Ardagh (a 1685)
  m. (1663) Mary Kingsmill (dau of Col. William Kingsmill of Ballybeg Abbey)
  A. Richard Burgh of Dromkeen (b 1666)
  m. (25.02.1689) Elizabeth Griffin (d 1716)
  i. Thomas Burgh of Dromkeen (d by 1747, 2nd son)
  m. (1726) Mary Burgh (dau of Thomas Burgh of Oldtown) @@ below
  a. Richard Burgh of Dromkeen (dsp 1762)
  Richard left Dromkeen to his maternal cousin, Walter Hussey, who assumed De Burgh as an additional name.
  b. Mary Burgh
  m. (10.02.1753) Philpot Wolfe of Forenaghts (d 20.05.1775, Captain)
  ii. Richard Burgh of Mount Bruis, co. Tipperary (d 1778)
  a. Mary Burgh
  m. (1781) William Byam (Captain, son of William of Byams (Antigua) & Woodborough (Somerset))
b.+ other issue - Richard Ulysses, Thomas
  iii. Elizabeth Burgh (dsp)
  m. John Gabbett of Rathjordan
  iv. Anne Burgh
  m. (1731) William Monsell of Tervoe
  v. Mary Burgh (d 1722)
  m. (1710) Rev. Thomas Lloyd of Towerhill
  vi. Dorothea Burgh
  m. (05.1730) William Gabbett of Caherline House (d 1769)
  vii.+ other issue (d unm) - Michael (d 1716), William (d 1735)
  B. William Burgh of Bert, co. Kildare (d c1744)
  m. (1693) Margaret Parnell (dau of Thomas Parnell of Congleton)
  i. Thomas Burgh of Bert (d after 15.11.1754, MP)
  m. (1731) Anne Downes (dau of Dives Downes, Bishop of Cork & Ross)
a. William Burgh (dsp)
  m. Mary (or Margaret) Warburton (dau/heir of George Warburton of Firmount)
  b. Thomas Burgh (d 06.1810, Accountant General)
  m. (1775) Anne Aigion (d 1831, dau of David Aigion)
  (1) Sir Ulysses Burgh, later De Burgh, 2nd Lord Downes (b 15.08.1788, d 26.07.1864) had issue (2 daughters)
  Ulysses inherited the barony from his father's cousin, William Downes (1st Baron).
  m1. (20.06.1815) Maria Bagenal (d 20/1.08.1842, dau/heir of Walter Bagenal of Dunleckney)
m2. (04.08.1846) Christopheria Buchanan (dsp 18.10.1860, dau of James Buchanan 'of that ilk', widow of John Willis Fleming of Stoneham)
  (2) Anne Burgh
  m. Nathaniel Sneyd (MP)
  (3) Mary Burgh (d 1866)
  m. (1814) John Staunton Rochfort of Clogrenane (d 6.05.1844, Colonel)
  (4) Elizabeth Burgh
(5) Charlotte Burgh (d 01.09.1827)
  m. (17.02.1815) Rev. Zachariah Cornock of Cromwell's Fort (d 1858)
  c. Robert Burgh
  m. Anne Hickman (dau of Hugh Hickman of Fenloe)
  (1) Mary Burgh
  m. (31.07.1800) Rev. John Hussey de Burgh of Dromkeen (d 07.05.1830, cousin)
  (2) Catherine Burgh (dsp)
  m. (11.02.1796) Alexander Hamilton of Hampton Hall (f 1808, son of Solicitor General George of Hampton Hall)
d. Margarita Amelia Burgh, Viscountess Ferrard (d 20.01.1824)
  Margarita was created a Baroness and then Viscountess in recognition of her husband's political services.
  m. (14.12.1764) John Foster, 1st Lord Oriel of Ferrard (bpt 1740, d 16.08.1828, last Speaker of the Irish House of Commons)
  e. Anne Burgh (d 1782)
  m. (04.07.1767) Walter Hussey Burgh of Dromkeen (d 29.10.1783)
  f. Dorothea Burgh
  m. (25.02.1760) John Rochfort of Colgrenane (d 12.1812)
g. Catherine Burgh
  m. (1754) Dixie Coddington of Oldbridge & Tankardstown (d 1794, Captain)
  h. Maria Burgh
  m. (12.1762) Michael Keating of Millicent (d 1781)
  ii. Elizabeth Burgh (d 30.07.1744)
  m. (25.02.1736) Anthony Foster of Collon (d 03.04.1778, Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland)
iii. Dorothy Burgh probably of this generation
  m. (04.05.1740) Thomas Foster (b 16.11.1709, d 1784, rector of Dunleer)
  C. Thomas Burgh of Oldtown, Naas, co. Kildare (b 1670, d 10.12.1730, Surveyor-General for Ireland)
  m. Mary Smyth (d 23.10.1753, dau of William Smyth, Bishop of Kilmore)
  i. Thomas Burgh of Oldtown (b 1707, d 23.06.1759, MP)
  m1. (c12.1734) Margaret Sprigg (d 30.12.1744, dau/coheir of William Sprigg of Clonevor)
  a. Alice Burgh
  m. J. Fox
  m2. (06.1752) Katherine Wolseley (dau of Sir Richard Wolseley, 1st Bart)
  b. Thomas Burgh of Oldtown (b 23.01.1754, d 1832, MP)
  m. (10.08.1784) Florinda Gardiner (d 1830, dau of Charles Gardiner, sister of 1st Viscount Mountjoy)
  (1) Thomas John Burgh of Oldtown (d 04.09.1845, Dean of Cloyne) had issue
  m. (05.05.1811) Anna Louisa Hely-Hutchinson (dau of Francis Hely-Hutchinson, sister of 3rd Earl of Donoughmore)
  (2) Walter Burgh (dsp 1858, vicar of Maas, 3rd son)
  m. (1839) Elizabeth Langirshe
  (3) John Burgh (b 1799, d 1875, Major, 7th son) had issue
  m. Emma Maria Hunt
(4) William Burgh (b 1801, d 1866, rector of Ardhoe) had issue
  m1. (02.1827) Anne Copinger (d 1850, dau of Rev. John Copinger)
  m2. Janette Macartney
  (5) Dorothea Burgh
  m. Thomas Monck-Mason (Captain RN, son of Lt. Col. Henry)
  (6) Anna Maria Burgh (d 1863)
  m. Ernest Augustus Belford
  (7)+ other issue - Charles (d 1793), Luke (b 1791, d 1809, RN), Arthur (b 1792, d unm 1835, RN), Charles (b 1795, d 1822), Florinda (d unm 1869), Maria (d 1803)
  c. Catherine Burgh
  m. (1765) James Caulfeild of Drumcairn (d 1825, son of Rev. Charles)
  d.+ other issue - Richard, Mary (b 1759, d unm 1811)
ii. John Burgh (d 1767, vicar of Donaghmore, 4th son)
  m. (1763) Anna Maria Walden
  iii. Elizabeth Burgh (b 07.06.1705, d 22.10.1757)
  m. (13.07.1740) Ignatius Hussey of Donore (d 17.06.1743/4)
  Their son Walter inherited Dromkeen from Richard Burgh (above) and assumed Burgh as an additional name.
  iv. Mary Burgh
  m. (1726) Thomas Burgh of Dromkeen @@ above
  v. Dorothea (or Catherine?) Burgh
  m. (29.07.1749) Anthony Foster of Collon (d 03.04.1778, Chief Baron of the Exchequer)
  vi. Catherine Burgh (d 1797)
  m. John Alcock (Dean of Ferns)
vii.+ other issue - Theobald (b 1709, d 1727), Ulysses (d unm 1742), Richard (d after 1759)
  D. John Burgh of Troy House, Monmouthshire (b 1673, d 1743)
  i. Rev. Henry Burgh of Monmouth
  a. Maria Burgh
  m. Thomas Johnes of Hafodchtryd (d 04.1816, MP)
  ii. Ashburnham Burgh of Stanley Park, Gloucestershire
  a. Henry Burgh
  E. Charles Burgh (d um before 06.05.1693)
  F. Margaret Burgh
  m. _ Shepheard
  G. Elizabeth Burgh
  m. (10.04.1697) Boyle Aldworth of Newmarket (d 06.03.1697/8)
  H. Dorothea Burgh
  m. Thomas Smyth, Bishop of Limerick (d 1725)
2. Eleanor Burgh probably of this generation
  m. (1652) Thomas Lloyd of Towerhill

Main source(s): BIFR1976 ('De Burgh') with support from BLGI1912 ('De Brugh of Oldtown') and some from BE1883 ('Burgh of Downes') and, for early generations only, 'Peerage of Ireland' (Lodge, revised by Mervyn Archdall, vol 3, 1789, 'Bourke, Earl of Mayo', p417+)
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