'Minchin01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Minchin of Annagh, Minchin of Busherstown, Minchin of Dublin, Minchin of Greenhills, Minchin of Holywell, Minchin of Petersfield, Minchin of Soberton, Minchin of Woodville

BIFR1976 reports that this family "formerly owned land in Glos. temp Elizabeth I from whence three brothers, John, William and another (possibly named Daniel), went adventuring in Ireland ca 1590".
John Minchin
BLGI1912 (Minchin of Annagh) starts with John's eldest son, Charles, and shows Charles as the husband of the following Mary Walcot. We follow BIFR1976 on the presumption that it is based on additional research which shows that Charles was son rather than husband of ...
m. Mary Walcot (sister of Colonel Thomas Walcot of Croagh)
1. Charles Minchin of Moneygall, Busherstown, Annagh & Ballinakill (b c1628, d 1681, Colonel)
  m. Elizabeth (Paulet?)
  A. Thomas Minchin of Busherstown, King's County (b 1658, d 1686)
  m. (1680) Elizabeth Butler (dau of Hon. Richard Butler by Anne, dau of Edward Wolley, Bishop of Clonfert)
i. Anne Minchin (d 07.1717)
  m. Thomas Parnell, Archbishop of Clogher
  ii. Jane Minchin
  m. William Broughton
  iii. Elizabeth Minchin
  m. Butler Townshend
  B. Humphrey Minchin of Ballinakill Castle, later also of Busherstown, Sheriff of co. Tipperary (b 12.1660, d before 17.04.1733)
  m. Rebecca Paul (dau of Joshua Paul of Bogh)
  i. Paul Minchin of Ballinakill Castle, later also of Bogh, Sheriff of co. Tipperary (d 1764, 2nd son)
  m. (1727) Henrietta Bunbury (dau of Joseph Bunbury of Johnstown)
  a. Humphrey Minchin, last of Ballinakill Castle, later of Aston Hall (Staffordshire) & Holywell (Hampshire) (b 1727-8, d 26.03.1796, MP)
  m. (04.08.1750) Clarinda Cuppaidge (dau/coheir of George Cuppaidge of Dublin)
(1) Paul Minchin of Holywell & Soberton (bpt 31.01.1757, dsp 1810)
  Paul is identified by BLGI1912 as an Admiral in the Royal Navy but in BIFR41976 as an "all-round sportsman and distinguished cricketer".
  m. Mary Dalrymple (dau of H. Dalrymple of N. Berwick)
  (2) Henry Minchin of Holywell & Soberton (d 14.03.1836, 4th son)
  m1. (c09.1796) Elizabeth Guitton (d 1813, dau of John Guitton of Lymington)
  (A) Henry James Bunbury Minchin of Holywell & Soberton (dsp 1869)
  (B) (John) Champneys Minchin of Soberton (b 1800, d 22.01.1880, rector in London) had issue (4 daughters)
  m. Ellen Osborne (dau of Thomas Osborne of Southampton)
  (C) Harriet Minchin
  m. S.S. Taylor of Upham
  (D) Frances (Fanny) Minchin (b 20.12.1803)
  m. Rev. J. Kelly
  (E) Georgina Minchin (b 13.10.1806, d 1884)
  m. (1829) William Minchin of Annagh & Eversham (d 1843, son of Falkiner of Annagh) @1@ below
(F) Mary Caroline Minchin
  m. (1836) Rev. Richard Clarke of Geashill
  (G)+ other issue - Frederic Calder (b 03.12.1805, dsp 10.121871), Edward (b 02.11.1808), Thomas Missing (b 1810, d 18.06.1811), Louisa (d unm)
  m2. (c09.1817) Caroline Sophia Elizabeth Mackett
  (K) Charles Minchin (dsp)
  (L) Emily Minchin
  m. (1843) Jonathan Clarke
(M) Maria Minchin
  m. John King of Warneford (Captain)
  m3. Edith Maitland
  (3) Henrietta Minchin (b 1751, dsp 01.1827)
  m. (c12.1801) Sir Thomas Champneys, 1st Bart of Orchardleigh (d 21.08.1821)
  (4) Louisa Minchin
  m. John L. Pigou of Ham Common
  (5) Georgiana Minchin
  m. (c08.1810) William Smith of Hollyrood, Southampton
(6)+ other issue - Spencer (dsp Copenhagen 1801, RN), George (dsp), Anne (bpt 07.06.1752), Clarinda (bpt 22.05.1753, d 1805), Maria (b c1754, bur 31.03.1767), Indiana
  b. Paul Minchin (b 1730-1, dsp)
  c. Rebecca Minchin (d 09.1800)
  m. (11.1760) Danel Toler of Beechwood (d 06.1790, MP)
  d. Elizabeth Minchin
  m. (09.06.1780) Rev. Charles Woodward
  ii. Humphrey Minchin of Busherstown (d 02.1777)
  m1/2. (11.06.1736) Catherine Greene (dau of Godfrey Greene of Greenville (Kilcroney))
  a. John Minchin of Busherstown, Sheriff of co. Tipperary (b 1737)
  m1. (1765) Alice Chadwick (dau of Richard Chadwick of Balllinard)
  (1) Richard Minchin (d unm, Captain)
  (2) George Minchin of Busherstown, Sheriff of King's County (b 1784) had issue
  m. (17.03.1806) Elizabeth Agnes Studdert (d 1863, dau of Maurice Studdert of Elm Hill)
  (3) Rebecca Minchin
  m. (10.1786) Willliam Minchin of Greenhills (son of William) @2@ below
  m2. Ellard
  b. Duke Humphrey Minchin (Rev.)
  m. (12.1787) _ Lewis (dau of Major _ Lewis of Myrtle Grove)
  c. Joshua Paul Minchin (Captain)
  m. (06.1792) Catherine Murray
  d. Paul Minchin (Major)
  m. (05.1785) Ann Isdell (dau of Olver Isdell)
  (1) Oliver Minchin (d by 1849) had issue
  m. Eliza Jane Grant (d 30.10.1882, dau of George Grant)
  (2) John Minchin
e. Rebecca Minchin
  m. (26.07.1765) Samuel Lucas
  f. Abigail Minchin
  m. (1766) Joseph Griffith
  g. Elizabeth Minchin
  m. (1781) Rev. Thomas Isdell
  h. Susanna or Sarah Minchin
  m. (1780) Frederick Chadwick of Littleton (son of Richard of Ballinard)
i.+ other issue - George (d Bunker's Hill 1778), Sarah
  It appears that Humphrey also married ...
  m2/1. ?? Chadwick (dau of William Chadwick of Ballinard)
  iii. George Minchin (Captain, 6th son)
  m. Jane Hemsworth (dau of Rev. T(homas) Hemsworth)
  a. George Minchin
  (1) William Minchin (b c1774, d 26.03.1821, Captain)
  m. Ann (m2. Eber Bunker)
  (A) Maria Matilda Minchin (d 1838)
  m. (1826) Henry Howey (d 1838)
  (2) George Minchin (b c1775, d 19.125.1875, to New Brunswick in Canada) had issue
  m. Rebecca(d 10.1839)
  b. Harriet Minchin
  m. (05.01.1775) William Woodward of Cloghprior
  iv. Rebecca Minchin
  m. (1717) John Carden of Templemore (d 1747)
  v. Anne Minchin
  m. (1733) Thomas Bernard of Ratho
  vi. Sarah Minchin
  m. (1738) J. Anderson of Dublni
vii. Sophia Minchin
  m. (1737) Benjamin Hobart of Carlow
  viii. Jane Minchin
  m. _ Marsh
  ix. daughter
  m. E. Mitchell
  x. Mary Minchin
  m. (?) Henry Lucas
  xi.+ other issue - Charles (d young), Charles, William, John, Deborah
C. Charles Minchin
  D. John Minchin of Annagh (co. Tipperary) & Castle Inch (co. Kilkenny), Sheriff of co. Tipperary (d before 09.12.1734)
  m1. Frances Ryan (dsp 04.09.1696, dau of Daniel Ryan of Inch, widow of Major Valentine Power of Clashmore)
  m2. Penelope Cuffe (d before 19.01.1739, dau of Joseph Cuffe of Castle Inch)
  i. Charles Minchin of Annagh (b 1700, d 1736)
  m. (c1725) Catherine Green (dau of John Green of Old Abbey)
  a. John Minchin of Annagh (d 25.10.1802, Alderman of Limerick)
  m. (20.03.1755) Caroline Falkiner (d 26.08.1794, dau of Caleb Falkiner of Cork, half-sister of Sir Riggs Falkiner, 1st Bart)
(1) Charles Minchin (dsp, Captain)
  (2) Falkiner Minchin of Annagh (b 1757, d 1825, Captain)
  m. (1786) Maria Gabbett (dau of William Gabbett of Caherline)
  (A) John Minchin of Annagh (dsp)
  (B) William Minchin of Eversham co. Dublin (b 1793, d 1843) had issue
  m. (1829) Georgina Minchin (d 1884, dau of Henry Minchin of Holywell) @1@ above
  (C) Charles Minchin (dsp, Rev.)
  (D) Jane Minchin
  m. Daniel Lytton of Dublin
  (E) Caroline Minchin
  m. (1814) Maurice FitzGerald Hewson (d 1847, rector of Clonpriest, son of Maurice of Finuge)
  (F) Maria Minchin
m. Richard Chadwick
  (G) Catherine Minchin
  m. Daniel Creagh Harnett
  (H) Dorothea (Dora) Minchin
  m. (1831) Robert Harding
  (3) Frederick Boyle Minchin (b c1760, d 06.1802)
  (A) Joseph Minchin of Grange House, Boyle, co. Roscommon had issue
  m. (1806) Sarah Smallman (d 26.03.1879)
  b. Abigail Minchin ("eldest dau") probably of this generation
m. (1750) Edward Lloyd of Eyon & Ballincollig
  ii. Humphrey Minchin of Inchmore & Inchbegg, co. Kilkenny (dsp before 01.03.1749)
  m1. (1737) Anne Barnes (dau of Alderman Thomas Barnes of Kilkenny)
  m2. Judith Jacob
  iii. John Minchin of Ballybeagh, co/ Kilkenny (d 27.03.1746)
  m1. Elizabeth Lane (dau of James Lane of Killeen)
  a. John Minchin
  (1)+ issue - John, Anne
  b. William Minchin of Shangarry
  m2. Sarah Weekes (dau of William Weekes)
  d.+ other issue - son, David (b before 23.06.1740), Sarah
  iv. Boyle Minchin of Ballingarry, co. Tipperary
  m. (1739) Anne (dau/granddau of Ambrose Minchin of Coolequill) @3@ below
  a. John Minchin
  v. Penelope Minchin
  m1. Thomas Minchin (d before 1747, son of William of Greenhills) @4@ below
  m2. (16.05.1747) Peter Carey
  vi. Jane Minchin
  m. Henry Stotesbury of Ballydoole
  vii. Mary Minchin
  m. (1733) Michael Lewis of Kilkenny
  viii. Frances Minchin
  m. _ Hogan
ix. Ann Minchin
  m. E. Kingston of co. Longford
  E. William Minchin of Busherstown, later of Greenhills, co. Tipperary (d before 12.02.1721)
  m. (12.02.1695) Maria Locke (dau of Richard Locke of Tullagory)
  i. Charles Minchin of Greenhills & Dublin
  m. (c08.1723) Frances Judkin of Gort-na-Cross
  a. William Minchin of Greenhills & Dublin (d 05.08.1759)
  m. (c12.1749) Dorothea Grove (d 1804, dau of Ion Grove of Ballyhemock)
  (1) Charles Minchin (bpt 21.10.1753, d young)
(2) William Minchin of Greenhills (bpt 01.11.1755, d 1831)
  m. (10.1786) Rebecca Minchin (d 12.1829, dau of John Minchin of Busherstown) @2@ above
  (A) William Minchin (b 1789, d 05.1869, Rev.) had issue (many in Australia, NZ, etc.)
  m1. (1815) Mary Anne Wright (b c1799, d c1842, dau of Corler Wright of Rutland)
  m2. (1845, sps) Catherine Seymour (dau of Rev. Crosbie Seymour)
  (B) John Minchin (dsp, Captain)
  m. _ Hogg
  (C) Charles Humphrey Minchin of Rutland, King's co. (d 1844) had issue
  m1. (1817) Amelia Wright (dau/coheir of Corker Wright of Rutland)
  m2. ??
  (D) Richard Minchin (b 06.03.1800, dsp)
  m. Ann Grove
(E) Dorothea Minchin (b 26.12.1789, dsp)
  m. (22.05.1806) James Francis Rolleston of Franckfort Castle (d 05.04.1826)
  (F) Alicia Minchin (b 20.09.1794m d 1851)
  m. (1812) Thomas Mahon (d 1847, 2nd cousin)
  (G) Rebecca Minchin (b 18.09.1795)
  m. William Young (rector of Clare, son of Matthew of Harristown)
  (H) Maria Frederica Minchin (b 07.1804)
  m. (1825) Thomas Westropp (d 12.01.1876, rector of Ardcanny, prebendary of Limerick)
  (I) Eliza Minchin
  m. (1833) Rev. Henry Charles Driscoll
(3) Arabella Minchin (bpt 07.11.1750)
  m. (1776) John Dowdall Hammond
  (4) Frances Minchin (bpt 21.08.1752)
  m. (08.1771) Thomas Westropp of Curraghbridge (son of Rev. Cecil of Ballydoole)
  (5) Dorothea (Dora) Minchin (bpt 03.09.1754)
  m. (08.07.1780) Maurice Studdert of Elm Hill (son of Maurice of Elm Hill)
  (6) Sarah Minchin
  m. (c1794) George Crowe
  b. Maria Minchin
  m. (1753) James Mahon of Corbally
  ii. Thomas Minchin (d before 1747)
  m. Penelope Minchin (dau of John Miinchin of Castle Inch, m2. Peter Carey) @4@ above
  a. William Minchin
  iii. William Minchin of Greenhills, later of Petersfield (Hampshire) (b c1705, d 25-6.03.1761)
  m. Jane Andrews (b 27.05.1708, d 19.07.1765)
  a. William Minchin of Petersfield (b 06.09.1730, d 07.01.1805)
  m. (26.04.1757) Sarah Heberdon (b c1735, d 26.08.1763, dau of James Heberdon)
  (1) James Andrews Minchin of Petersfield (b 11.10.1761, d 17.04.1820)
  m. (16.12.1787) Phoebe Marman (b 1758-9, d 20.01.1822)
  (A) William Minchin of Petersfield (12.12.1792, d 02.11.1851) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Pink (b c1794, d 02.06.1856)
  (B) James Minchin (b 01.073.1799, bur 20.07.1837, to Australia) had issue
  m. (15.01.1821) Elizabeth Tewlett (d 04.1862, m2. Jonathan Woolard)
  (C) Thomas Minchin of Harting & Burtion, later of Petersfield (b 06.12.1800, d 29.12.1858)
  m. (01.02.1825) Mary Pink
  (D) George Minchin of Emsworth, Hampshire (b 12.02.1804, bur 12.01.1830) had issue
  m. Sophia
  (E) Phoebe Minchin (b 26.07.1795)
  m. John Mundy of Sheet
  (F) Sarah Minchin (b 18.10.1797, d 1852)
  m. (20.07.1826) Richard Roberston Judd
  (2) Elizabeth Minchin (b 09.02.1758, d 20.02.1790)
  m. (20.07.1786) James Wingham (d 04.05.1791)
  (3) Sarah Minchin (b 09.10.1759)
  m. (24.04.1781) William Pink of Portsea, later of East Meon
  b. Richard Minchin of Petersfield (b 24.07.1738, d before 28.02.1788)
  m. (23.04.1764) Elizabeth Lipscomb
  (1) Thomas Andrews Minchin of The Grove, Gosport, Hampshire (b 11.11.1767, d 04.1834)
m. (28.02.1788) Sarah Rimes (d 07.1806, dau of James Rimes)
  (A) James Minchin (b 1791, d 29.11.1860, Master of the Supreme Court in Madras, 2nd son) had issue
  m1. (01.08.1816) Jessie Innes (dsp 1818)
  m2. (12.10.1821) Susan Mary Cherry (d 03.12.1875, dau of Peter Cherry of Madras)
  (B) William Minchin (b 1795) had issue
  m. Elizabeth White
  (C) Thomas Minchin (b 1796, dsp 1834)
  m. (01.1828) Mary Bowles (dau of William Bowles) ## see here ##
  (D) Frederick Minchin (b 14.11.1802, d 1893, Captain) had issue
  m. Emily Griffin
  (E) Sarah Minchin
  m. H. Simons
  (F) Eliza Minchin
  m. John Goodeve
  (G) Mary Anne Minchin (dsp)
  m. (03.03.1823) Solomon Nicholls
  (H) Caroline Minchin
  m. Richard Holdsworth
(I) Katherine Minchin
  m. C. Knight
  (J)+ other issue - Richard (b 1790, d 09.1791), Emma
  (2) William Minchin (b 29.06.1772, d 07.09.1845, Cmdr RN)
  (3) Elizabeth Minchin (b 04.10.1765)
  m. (11.11.1794) Thomas Mills of Old Windsor
c. Mary Minchin (b 19.03.1731/2)
  m. John Micklam of Westbourne
  d. Elizabeth Minchin (b 30.04.1733)
  m. (28.05.1767) Daniel Figgins of Petersfield
  e.+ other issue - Thomas (b 11.08.1740, d 10.1740), Jane (b 27.09.1736, d 02.1739/40)
  iv. Catherine Minchin
  m. (1721) Theobald Bourke of Kill & Moneycrower (d 1751, son of Walter, cousin of 1st Earl of Mayo)
  v.+ other issue - Mary, Rose, Jane
  F. Edward Minchin of Glenagily, co. Tipperary
m. Anne
  i. John Minchin, late Walcot of Croagh, co. Limerick (b 1700, d 02.10.1753)
  BIFR1976 does not reports anything more on John's line other than to identify his marriage to Eleanor Fitzgerald and report that he left 6 sons and 2 daughters. It appears that he also married Eleanor Caulfeild who (according to TCP (Glentworth of Mallow) was mother of Jane.
  1/2. (1729) Eleanor Fitzgerald (dau of William Fitzgerald of Moy Castle by Catherine Walcot)
  m2/1. Eleanor Caulfeild (dau of William Caulfeild of Donamon) 
  a. Jane Walcot (d 20.06.1792, eldest dau)
m. (1755) William Cecil Pery, 1st Lord Glentworth of Mallow (b 26.07.1721, d 04.07.1794)
  b. Augustine Minchin probably of this generation, not clear who was her mother
  m. Henry Norton Ievers (d 1796, Major)
  c.+ 6 sons not clear who was their mother
  ii. Edward Minchin
  iii. Charles Minchin 'of Greenhills' of Woodville & Ballygibbon, co. Tipperary
  m. Elizabeth Massy (dau of William Massy of Stoneville)
  a. John Minchin
  m. (22.07.1773) Ann Kyffin
  (1) Elizabeth Minchin (dsp)
m. (1797) George Jackson
  b. Hugh Minchin of Erina, col. Clare (d by 1805)
  m. (1785) Catherine Dawson
  c. William Minchin
  d. Humphrey Charles Minchin of Roebuck Lodge, Sheriff of Dublin (b 09.11.1750, d 15.06.1830)
  m1. (14.01.1775) Frances Catherine Sirr (dau of Joseph Sirr, Town Major of Dublin)
  (1) Humphrey Minchin
  (2) (Francis) Joseph Minchin of Woodville, Castle Kelly & Dublin (b 29.10.1804, d 18.05.1836) had issue
  m. (22.05.1804) Louisa Elizabeth Frances Hall (dau of William Hall, Town Major of Dublin)
  (3) Charles Henry Minchin of Dublin (d 09.04.1863, prebendarry of Kilgobinet) had issue
m. (06.1814) Prudentia Kinahan (d 03.1868, dau of Daniel Kinahan of Dublin, aunt of Sir Edward Hudson Hudson-Kinahan, 1st Bart)
  (4) Frances Minchin
  m. Kingsmill Pennefather (Major)
  (5) Elizabeth Minchin
  m. (1797) Townsend Monckton-Hall (Captain)
  (6) Emma Minchin
  m. James Walcot Fitzgerald
  (7) Louisa Arabella Minchin (b 1811?, d 1882)
  m. Walter Bourne
  m2. (1812) Arabella Ashworth (d by 1833)
  e. Emma or Amy Minchin
  m. (1781) John Gason of co. Tipperary (d 1818, son of John)
  iv. Francis Minchin of Dublin (d before 21.01.1780, 5th son)
  m. (c06.1743) Anne Weld
a. Francis Minchin of Dublin (d by 1789)
  m. (1782) Elizabeth McDonald
  (1)+ issue - Anna Maria, Frances, Eliza
  b.+ other issue - Mary, Anne
  v.+ other issue - Humphrey, Anne
  G. Anne Minchin
  m. Edward Ross of Clondelaw
  H. Jane Minchin
  m. Richard Bourke of Palmsertown (d 1727, son of John)
2. Ambrose Minchin of Coolequoil, co. Tipperary (a 1685, 3rd son)
  A. daughter
  m. David Cambie
  B. daughter
  m. William Hingsdoll
  C. Maria Minchin
  m. (1678) William Lane
  D. Anne (Minchin?) possibly dau of a 2nd marriage of Ambrose or a grandchild of Ambrose
  m. (1739) Boyle Minchin (d c1768, son of John of Annagh) @3@ above
3. daughter
  m. Edward Parry of Limerick
4. daughter
  m. Joseph Pike of Cork
5. daughter
  m. Oliver Newhouse of Kilkerran
6.+ other issue - Humphrey of Shanagarry (d by 1671), Sarah

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Minchin) with some support from BLGI1912 (Minchin of Annagh), BLGI1912 (Minchin of Busherstown)
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