'Drewe2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Drew of Ballyduff, Drew of Drewsboro', Drewe of Drewscliff (Drewcliffe), Drew of Drew's Court, Drew of Frogmore, Drewe of Higham, Drew of Kilkenny, Drew of Meanus, Drew of Mocollop, Drew of Rockfield

BLG1886 identifies the following family as a junior branch of that shown on Drewe1.
Francis Drew of Kilkenny (co. Waterford) & Meanus (co. Kerry) Captain, "went to Ireland")
m1. _ Hart (dau of Capt. _ Hart of co. Limerick)
BLG1886 suggests that all of Francis's children were by his 2nd wife but BLGI1912 reports that he did have children by his 1st wife, including ...
1. John Drew of Kilkenny & Meanus
Both BLG1886 & BLGI1912 report that Francis has " numerous descendants" but they do not follow his line.
  A. Francis Drew of Kilkenny & Meanus probably of this generation
  i. Margaret Drew (heir)
  m. (08.01.1713) John Drew of Ballyduff House @@ below
2.+ other issue
m2. Susanna Knoyle (dau of Leonard Knoyle or Knowel of Ballycally, m2. Col. J. Johnstone)
3. Barry Drew of Ballyduff (co. Waterford) & Drew's Court (co. Limerick)
  m1. (sp) _ Foulkes (dau of Sir Francis Foules of Camphire)
  m2. Ruth Nettles (dau of William Nettles of Touraine by Mary, sister (dau?) of Valentine Greatrakes)
  A. Francis Drew of Drew's Court, Sheriff of co. Limerick (a 1718)
  m. Margaret Ringrose (dau/coheir of John Ringrose of Moynoe House by Avarina, dau/coheir of Capt. Gilbert Purdon of Ballycahill)
i. Francis Drew of Drew's Court (dsp 1759)
  m. (04.1757) Susanna Bourke (dau of Richard Bourke of Drumsallagh)
  ii. John Drew of Drew's Court (dsp)
  iii. Barry Drew of Drew's Court
  m. Mary Conyers (dau of Odell Conyers of Castletown Conyers)
  a. Francis Drew of Drew's Court (dsp)
m. Sarah Langford (dau/coheir of Lloyd Langford of co. Kerry)
  b. Margaret Drew of Drew's Court (dsp 15.03.1845)
  m. John Cuffe Kelly (dsp)
  iv. Ringrose Drew of Skally, Coolrea & Drewsboro'
  m. (06.10.1750) Jane Molony (dau of James Molony of Kiltanon, cousin)
  a. Francis Drew of Drewsboro', Sheriff of co. Clare
  m. (1782) Frances Odell (dau of John Odell of Bealduroghy)
  (1) Ringrose Drew of Drewsboro' (d 01.02.1835) had issue
m. Alicia Willington (dau of John Willington of Killoskeane)
  (2) Francis Drew (dsp)
  (3) daughter
  m. _ Huleatt
  (4) daughter
  m. Hugh Brady of Raheen
  b.+ other issue
  v. George Purdon Drew of High Park, co. Dublin (b c1740, d 1785)
  m. Letitia Godfrey (sister of Sir William Godfrey, Bart of Bushfield)
a.+ issue - John Godfrey (Lt. Colonel), George Purdon (Major), Barry (Captain), Francis (Captain)
  vi. Alice Drew
  m. Charles O'Neill (MP for Cloghnakilty)
  vii. Jane Drew
  m. (1775) Rev. Robert Nettles
  viii. Ruth Drew
m. Joseph Hall of Dublin (alderman)
  a. Margaret Hall probably of this generation
  m. (04.1776) John Prestwich of London
  ix. Margaret Drew
  m. _ Nash of Brinny
  B. John Drew of Ballyduff House
  m. (08.01.1713) Margaret Drew (dau/heir of Francis Drew of Kilwinny & Meanus) @@ above
  i. Francis Drew of Meanus, Listry & Rockfield (co. Kerry) & Ballyduff House, Waterpark & Mocollop Castle (co. Waterford) (b c1715, d 03.9.1787)
  m. (1762) Arabella Godfrey (dau/coheir of Col. William Godfrey of Bushfield by Elizabeth Downing of Knockgrafton)
  a. John Drew of Listry, Rockfield & Frogmore (d 14.12.1813)
  m. (1786) Alicia Power (d 06.12.1842, dau of Pierce Power of Affane)
  (1) Francis Drew of Meanus & Frogmore (d 12.1839) had issue
  m. Jane Garde (dau of Thomas Garde of Ballindinis)
  (2) John Drew of Rockfield had issue
  m. Helen Elmore (dau of John Elmore)
  (3) Samuel Browning Drew (Rev.) had issue
  m1. Mary Foot (dau of Col. _ Foot of Millfort)
  m2. (sp?) Anne Herbert (dau of Richard Townsend Herbert of Cahirname)
  (4) Pierce William Drew of Knockaverry Villa, Youghal (b 13.03.1799, rector of Youghal) had issue
  m. (15.09.1821) Elizabeth Oliver (dau/heir of Thomas Oliver of Wellington Place)
  (5) Arabella Drew
  m. Walter Atkin of Atkinville
  (6) Alicia Drew
  m. Henry Lindsay of Hayfield
  (7)+ other issue - Elizabeth (d unm), Catherine (d infant)
  b. Francis Drew of Mocollop
  m. (1756) Amy Boyd (dau of Higatt Boyd of Rosslare by Amy Phillips)
  (1) Francis Drew of Mocollop (d 09.1849) had issue
  m. Anna Maria Ross (dau of T. Ross, widow of T. Evans)
  (2) Tankerville Drew had issue
  m. Jane Elmore (dau of John Elmore)
  (3) Henry Drew of Wynberg, South Africa (b 1810, d 1866, youngest son) had issue
m. (1841) Gertrude Allertyn (widow of _ Williams)
  (4) Lucinda Drew
  m. R.G. Campion
  (5)+ other issue - John (dsp), Samuel (dsp), James (dsp), Emelia (d unm), Arabella (d unm)
  c. Barry Drew of Flower Hill, co. Waterford (b 1761, d 01.04.1837)
  m. (1788) Julia Hewson (dau of Rev. James Hewson)
(1) Barry Drew of Flower Hill (b 1793, d 07.04.1880) had issue
  m. (c1842) Jane Baker (b 1806, d 03.06.1874, dau of Arthur Baker of Balhery)
  d. Arabella Drew
  m. (1784) Peard Harrison-Peard of Carrington
  e. Margaret Drew
  m. Edward Heard of Ballintober
  f. Deborah Drew (d 25.02.1844)
  m. Rev. Pierce Power of Affane
  g.+ other issue - William (d unm), Pascal Paoli
4.+ other issue
Probably of this generation, but of which marriage is not known, was ...
5. Elinor Drew
  m. (after 1673) Richard Carleton of Knockananama Castle alias Darling Hill (d 1682, to Ireland)



Shown by their coat of arms to be closely connected to the family shown on Drewe1 was ...
William Drewe of Drewcliffe, Devon
m. Joane Wofford (dau/heir of Mathew Wofford)
1. Thomas Drewe of Drewscliff
A. Richard Drewe of Drewscliff
  i. Richard Drewe of Drewscliff & Higham (alias Norton), Devon (d 14.04.1544)
  m. Maude Fore (dau/heir of John Fore of Ashberton)
a. Edward Drewe of Drewscliff & Higham (b c1516, bur 22.03.1579-80)
  m. Ann Crocker (bur 13.04.1557, dau of John Crocker of Lyneham)
  (1) Edmond Drewe
  m. (14.09.1566) Elizabeth Gibbs
  (A) Mary Drewe (bpt 17.10.1568, d 01.1642-3)
  m1. (17.05.1585) Walter Northcott (bpt 22.07.1566, d 30.09.1587)
  m2. (28.01.1587-8) Sir Edward Giles of Bowden (dsp bur 28.12.1637)
  (2) Joane Drewe
  (3) Mary Drewe
  m. (21.10.1566) John Williams
  b. Francis Drewe (bur 20.06.1605)
  c. Alice Drewe
  m. John Howe of Sandford
  ii. Joane Drewe
  m. John Williams of Trobridge

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 20.10.11) : BLG1886 ('Drew of Drewscourt'), BLGI1912 ('Drew of Drewscourt'), BLGI1912 ('Drew of Mocollop')
(2) For lower section (uploaded 14.03.18) : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Drewe of Hayne', p305)
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