'Burgh17'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Burroughs of Castle Bagshaw, Burroughs of Dumbow

(1) DBART identifies the following family as one of those (De Burgh, Burgh, Bourke, etc.) who "derive their origin from Robert de Burge, who came from Normandy with William the Conqueror, and in 1068 was created earl of Cornwall". It also reports that the following branch "settled in Lincolnshire, and was advanced to the dignity of the peerage by queen Elizabeth, who, on sending sir Thomas Burroughs, then a knight of the garter, to Ireland as lord-deputy, created him a pear. Thomas, lord Burroughs, who, in some of the Peeragesmis styled lord Burrough, and in others, Borgh, and Borough, d. in the government, without issue male, when the title became extinct, and his estates in Lincolnshire passed into the Newcastle and Gainsborough families: he was accompanied to Ireland by a collateral relation of the same name, who acquired a large landed property in the county of Wicklow, and was the immediate ancestor of" the undermentioned Thomas (who m. Elizabeth Lewis). The fact that some of the estates passed into the (Newcastle and) Gainsborough families suggests that this family may have been connected to the Burghs of Gainsborough.
(2) BEB1841 reports that "The first settler of this family in Ireland, presumed to descended from the Lincolnshire house of Burroughs, who was elevated to the peerage by Queen Elizabeth, acquired a large landed property in the county of Wicklow, and was grandfather of" the undermentioned Thomas (who m. Elizabeth Lewis). Note that this contradicts DBART who suggests that Thomas was grandson of the peer's collateral relation of the same name.
Thomas Burroughs (a temp Elizabeth who r. 1558-1603)
1. ?? Burroughs
  A. Thomas Burroughs
  m. Elizabeth Lewis
  i. Francis Burroughs
m. _ Mushet ("niece to the Bishop of Derry")
  a. Thomas Burroughs of Rathdrum (co. Wicklow) & Newtown (Dublin)
  m1. _ Rainsford ("his own relation")
  (1) Thomas Burroughs
  m. Catharine Cavendish (a 1804, dau of Sir Henry Cavendish of Doveridge, Bart)
  (A) Margaret Burroughs
  m1. _ Lister of Dublin
  m2. _ Tuomy of Dublin
  (B) Catherine Burroughs
  m. _ Curtis of Ireland
  (C)+ other issue - George, Edward
  (2) Francis Burroughs presumed of this marriage
  m2. _ Nugent ("of the Westmeath families")
  b. Lewis Burroughs of Dumbow, co. Londonderry (d 1786, archdeacon of Derry)
  m. Mary Cane (d 1799, dau of Richard Cane of Larabrian by Anne Lyons of River Lyons)
  (1) Medlicott Burroughs of Dublin (a 1804, Captain)
  m1. Mary Moorecroft (dau of Rev. James Moorecroft of Dublin, relict of Captain Morrison)
  (A)+ issue - William, James (d infant), Mary
  m2. (sp?) ?? (relict of _ Graham)
  (2) Newburgh Burroughs of Dumbow (d 1796, archdeacon of Derry)
m. Anne Trevor Bornford (dau/heir of Isaac Bornford or Bomford of Tyrrelstown)
  (A)+ issue - Sackville, William Hamilton, Lewis, Anne
  (3) Sir William Burroughs of Ballyhaise then Castle Bagshaw, co. Cavan, Bart (d 1820, Advocate General of Bengal, MP)
  m. (19.06.1782) Letitita Newburgh (d 1803, dau/coheir of William Newburgh of Drumcarn & Ballyhaise)
  (A) Letitia Burroughs (d 13.11.1832)
  m. (04.09.1820) Sir Charles Ogle, Bart (Rear Admiral)
  (B)+ other issue - William (b 15.09.1784, dvp 11.05.1814), Maria Isabella (d unm 1798), Louisa
  (4) Frances Burroughs (a 1804)
  m. Joseph Sandys of Bury St. Edmunds (a 1804, rector of Aghedowry)
  (5) Selina Frances Burroughs
  m. (1804) Thomas Nicolay of Bury St. Edmunds
  (6)+ other issue - Thomas (d unm), Mary Anne
  c. Mary Burroughs

Main source(s): BEB1841 ('Burroughs of Castle Bagshaw'), DBART (vol 2, 1815, 'Burroughs of Castle Bagshaw, Cavan' (created 01.12.1804)), 'Betham's Baronetage' (vol 5, 1805, '528. Burroughs of Castle-Bagshaw", p599+)
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