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Vandeleurs of Kilrush County Clare
by Senan Scanlan
 

7. Appendices

7.4 Lineage of the Vandeleurs

 

Forename
 
Surname
Birth.
Marriage
Death
Occupation
Comment and Sources Reference
1. Giles   Vandeleur
 
 
 
  Settled at Ralahine, Co Clare. 1660 and was one of the Commissioners for applotting quit-rents in Ireland. He married Martha, dau of Very Rev. John
 
married
   
 
 
 
   
  Martha   Fitzgerald
 
 
 
  Fitzgerald Dean of Cork. 
 
 
James Vandeleur 
 
 
 
  of Blaine (Blean,Kildysert) who left issue 
 
 
John (Rev.) Vandeleur 
(See below
 
??/??/1727 
Reverend   
 
 
Boyle Vandeleur 
 
 
 
High Sheriff  1706 married Spaight of Lodge Co Clare and had the following issue:. 
       
 
20/12/1754 
 
  1 Thomas who m Elizabeth daughter of Odell Conyers,of Castletown. 
       
 
??/??/1754 
 
  2 Boyle who married (5/1754) Catherine Arthur and their sons were 
       
 
 
 
 

(1) Walter R.N & (2) Lt-Gen William of the 16th Regiment & (3) Thomas. 

       
 
??/??/1752 
12/06/1752 
  3 Giles of Ralahine married Alice Fitzgerald of Carrygoran , their son Boyle: 
       
 
 
 
Colonel 

(1) Boyle (in Army) m Diana Scott of Cahircon ,and their son John S: 

       
 
 
 
 

((1)) John Scott married Emily Molony their son :  

       
 
03/01/1856 
??/??/1860 
Major 

(((1))) Arthur,Royal Artillery,of Ralahine served in Crimea 

       
 
 
 
   
 Rev. John   Vandeleur 
 
 
??/??/1727
Reverend  of Cragg, Co Clare,M.A. Rector of Kilrush,seated himself at Kilrush 1687 
 
 married
   
 
 
 
  Rev John married a second time to Ann Maxwell 
  Elizabeth    Crofton 
 
 
??/??/1703 
  Daughter of Thomas Crofton of Inchirourke, Co. Limerick 
    John Vandeleur 
(See below) 
 
??/??/1754 
   
    Thomas Vandeleur 
 
 
 
  married Cophson died without issue. 
       
 
 
 
   
John    Vandeleur 
 
 
??/??/1754 
  (On the 7th January 1749 he purchased lands at Kilrush,Monemore,Leadmore Carrownacalla and Cappagh for £9826-0-6½ estimated to be 3381 acres)  
 
 married
   
 
 
 
   
  Frances    Ormsby 
 
 
 
  Daughter of John Ormsby of Cloghans,Co. Mayo. 
    Crofton Vandeleur 
(See below) 
 
??/??/1795 
   
    John Ormsby Vandeleur 
 
??/6/1766 
??/??/1777 
  of Maddenstown, Kildare m Frances Packenham dau Baron Longford sons:: 
       
 
 
01/11/1803 
Colonel 

1 Thomas Pakenham Vandeleur, ka. at Laswaree, India, unmarried 

       
 
 
 
Lieut-Col 

2 John Ormsby,Kildare & Ballinamona Limerick, 5th Dragoon Guards. 

       
 
 
 
 

John Ormsby 5th Dragoon Guards married Rosetta Beattie and had issue 

       
??/??/1798 
//?//?1827 
??/??/1879 
Captain 

(1) Thomas Pakenham 21st Regiment m 2ndly 26/05/1834 son: 

       
26/11/1846 
24/07/1875 
??/??/1900 
 

((1)) Frank Edward married Emily Conant of Lyndon Hall,Rutland, Eng. 

       
21/10/1877 
 
08/04/1969 
Captain 

 (((1))) Thomas Pakenham,Royal Fleet Auxiliary ,died unmarried

       
 
 
 
Lieut-Col 

(2) John of Mannister, Limerick 10th Hussars m cousin Alice Stewart (V). 

       
??/??/1839 
15/11/1870 
11/06/1900 
Colonel 

((1)) Son: John Ormsby 4th Vol Bn Hampshire Regt. of Ballinacourty, Lim. 

       
??/??/1887 
 
??/11/1914 
2nd Lieut 

(((1))) Son: John Beauclerk,Durham Light Infantry , ka 1914 

       
 
 
??/??/1876 
Lieut-Col

(3) Robert of Springford, Cork .m Penelope Hill 

       
 
05/04/1832 
13/06/1908 
Major-Gen 

((1)) John Ormsby,R Sussex Regt.CB (1885).Egypt War & Nile Expdn. 

       
 
 
??/??/1912 
Captain 

(4) Edward 12th Lancers died 1912 

       
 
??/??/1904  
??/??/1957
 

((1)) Edward ,2nd Dragoon Guards 

       
 
26/04/1840 
??/??/1926 
Lieut-Col 

((2)) David Roche,30th Regiment 

       
 
13/08/1825 
19/03/1884 
Captain 

 (5) George of Ballinamona,Co Limerick sometime Inniskilling Dragoons.

    Richard Vandeleur 
 
22/06/1762 
??/??/1772 
Captain  of Rutland,Queen's Co., 9th Lancers married Elinor Firman and had issue. 
       
??/??/1763 
??/??/1829 
??/??/1849 
General 

1 Sir John Ormsby GCB 1833,KCB 1815 16th Light Drags.  

       
 
 
 
 

2 Elizabeth (m Moore) 3 Ellen (m William Armstrong) 

    Mary Vandeleur 
 
13/05/1771 
??/??/1790 
  married John Meares of Meares Court, and died without issue. 
       
 
 
 
   
Crofton    Vandeleur 
 
28/03/1765 
??/??/1795 
  M P for Ennis in 1768 (of Kilrush) 
 
married 
   
 
 
 
   
  Alice    Burton 
 
28/03/1765 
 
  Dau of Thomas Burton by his wife Dorothy (dau of J Foster Ch. Justice/Pleas) 
    John Ormsby Vandeleur 
(See below) 
 
09/11//1828 
   
    Thomas Burton Vandeleur 
 
 
??/06/1835 
Judge  A Judge of King's Bench in Ireland (Died unmarried) 
    Crofton Vandeleur 
 
??/??/1803 
??/10/1806 
Major-Gen  married Elizabeth Croasdaile, of Rynn ,Queen's Co. Died at Antigua,his son: 
       
 
11/11/1835 
 
Captain 

1 Crofton Thomas Croasdaile 14th Regt m Eliz Fitzgerald son: 

       
20/02/1842 
07/10/1868 
13/06/1881 
Captain 

(1) Crofton Thomas Burton,12th Lancers,High Sheriff,Co Westmeath. 

    Richard Vandeleur 
 
 
 
Major  88th Regiment died at Campo Mayo, Portugal. 
    Frederick Vandeleur 
 
 
??/??/1813 
Captain  87th Regiment killed at the Battle of Vitoria. 
    William Richard Vandeleur 
??/??/1787 
??/??/1827 
??/08/1843 
Reverend  Rector , Julianstown m his cousin Mary Diana V. of Ralahine, and had issue:  
       
01/04/1836 
 
26/08/1880 
Major 

1 Thomas Burton, 7th Fusiliers,killed in action,Kandahar,Afghanistan. 

       
13/03/1837 
08/02/1876 
12/04/1898 
Colonel 

2 Boyle,5th Lancers of Moyville,Athenry ,Galway. died without issue 

       
26/08/1841 
10/06/1868 
30/04/1918 
Colonel 

3 William Richard, 9th & 48th Regts Moyville, m Emma S H Williams son: 

       
26/05/1870 
 
26/08/1914 
Captain 

(1) William Mount Charles Crofton, 2nd Essex Regt,ka. Unmarried  

       
07/05/1843 
12/11/1869 
10/05/1926 
J P 

4 Ormsby,of Ralahine & Greystones J P m Georgina Tallan and had issue: 

       
23/07/1875 
 
16/01/1965 
Reverend 

(1) William Elder George Ormsby,ordained 1900, died unmarried 

       
27/07/1877 
20/04/1927 
21/10/1967 
Lieut-Col 

(2) Thomas Boyle,Royal Irish Regt D S O 1918. 

       
 
 
 
 

(3) Dorothy (4) Alice (5) Emily (6) Frances all died unmarried 

    Frances Vandeleur 
 
 
??/??/1840 
  Interred in St Mary's Church, Dublin. 
       
 
 
 
   
John Ormsby  Vandeleur  
??/??/1765 
17/11/1800 
09/11//1828 
P C & M P  The RT Hon. John Ormsby, PC, of Kilrush, Commr. of Customs for Ireland 
M P for Ennis 1797?,1800 and 1802
   
married
 
 
 
 
   
  Lady Frances    Moore 
??/??/1776 
17/11/1800 
05/10/1833 
  Daughter of 1st Marquess of Drogheda. (03/10/1833 ?
  Crofton Moore   
Vandeleur 
(See below) 
 
09/11/1881 
   
  Henry S Moore    Vandeleur 
??/??/1812 
 
19/03/1875 
  Died unmarried. 
  Anna Frances    Vandeleur 
21/05/1802 
c1836? 
??/??/1875 
  Born in Marylebone, London. ( http://vandeleurcreagh.org) 
    Alice Vandeleur 
 
 
21/12/1884? 
  m 1st Rev. Charles Moore Stewart & 2nd to Lt-Col John Vandeleur 10th Hussars. 
       
 
 
 
   
Crofton Moore    Vandeleur
09/12/1808  
23/04/1832 
09/11/1881 
DL, JP MP  High Sheriff 1832, MP for Co. Clare 1859-74, Colonel Clare Militia
Educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge.  
 
 married
   
 
 
 
   
  Lady Grace    Toler 
 
23/04/1832 
02/06/1872 
  2nd daughter of 2nd Earl of Norbury. 
  Hector Stewart    Vandeleur 
(See below) 
 
03/10/1909 
Captain  Rifle Brigade 
  Crofton Toler Vandeleur 
07/03/1840 
08/10/1864 
08/05/1884 
Captain  R Hus. & 7th Drag Guards m Charlotte M Bury,Co. Cork. Interred in Brussels 
    John Ormsby Moore Vandeleur 
05/07/1841 
 
26/02/1901 
Lieut-Col  Gordon Highlanders. Died unmarried 
    Elizabeth Frances Vandeleur 
 
??/??/1855 
 
  married St John Blacker Douglas JP of Elm Park,Co. Armagh/Kerry & Down. 
  Frances Letitia    Vandeleur 
??/03/1834 
 
??/10/1870 
  Died unmarried. Interred at Buxton 
  Grace Dorothea    Vandeleur 
 
19/07/1866 
 
  married Robert William Carey Reeves,DL, JP of Besborough & Burrane, Clare. 
    John Toler Vandeleur 
18/01/1836 
 
??/02/1837 
  A twin of Hector Stewart interred at St. Mary's Church Dublin 
    Henry Rebow Vandeleur 
??/12/1848 
 
??/02/1849 
  Interred at Kilrush 
       
 
 
 
   
 7 Hector Stewart    Vandeleur 
18/01/1836 
18/07/1867 
 03/10/1909
Captain  Rifle Brigade. Of Kilrush , Clare, HM Lieut for Clare.JP,High Sheriff 1873.
Educated at Eton. Age 65 in 1901 census and living at Cahircon  
 
 married
   
 
 
 
   
  Charlotte Louise    Foster 
??/??/1846 
18/07/1867 
12/11/1915 
  Dau of William Orme Foster,MP,of Apley Park,Salop. Age 54 in 1901census 
    Cecil Foster Seymour Vandeleur 
11/07/1869 
 
31/08/1901 
Lieut-Col  Irish Guards Killed near Waterval, South Africa..DSO (1897) Age 31 in 1901 
    Alexander Moore Vandeleur 
(See below) 
 
30/10/1914 
  Aged 17 in 1901. 
    Isabel Grace Vandeleur 
??/??/1873 
??/??/1901 
 
  m Sir James Denham,MA. .Son Major Vivian Vandeleur G-Denham (ka 1940) 
    Evelyn Norah Vandeleur 
??/??/1878 
14/07/1904 
 05/11/1966
  married Sydney Richardson Christie-Miller, JP .She was aged 22 in 1901. 
       
 
 
 
   
Alexander Moore    Vandeleur 
25/12/1883 
03/11/1910 
30/10/1914 
Captain  2nd Life Guards of Kilrush & Cahircon Co. Clare, JP.
served WW1 killed 30/10/1914  
 
 married
   
 
 
 
   
  Hon. Violet Ethel    Meysey-Thompson 
03/11/1910  
14/02/1970 
   
  Giles Alexander Meysey    Vandeleur 
(See below)  
 
  Educated Eton & RMC Sandhurst 
  Pamela Violet    Vandeleur 
??/02/1913 
04/09/1934 
 
  married Lt-Col Lennox John Livingstone-Learmont 
       
 
 
 
   
Giles Alexander Meysey     Vandeleur 
02/09/1911 
 22/08/1946
 
Lieut-Col.  DSO (1945). Served with Irish Guards in World War 11. 
 
 married 1st
   
 
 
 
   
  Jeanne     Baring 
 
22/08/1946 
 
  Daughter of Felix Salmond of New York. 
 
 married 2nd
   
 
 
 
   
  Pamela Aurore    Eyre 
21/09/1955  
 
  Formally wife of Major Neil Stewart Patrick Whiteford ,MC. 
 
married 3rd 
   
 
 
 
   
  Margarita     de Narvaez 
 
01/12/1960 
 24/01/1970
  Daughter of Pedro Lopez of Bogota 
 
married 4th 
   
 
 
 
   
  Esmee Antoinette    Fraser 
 
29/07/1970 
 
  Widow of Major Samuel Vandeleur Christie-Miller of Salisbury,Wilts. 
       
 
 
 
   
Lineage of John Ormsby Evelyn Vandeleur known as “JOE”      
Forename
 
Surname
Birth.
Marriage
Death
Occupation
Comment and Sources Reference
Crofton Toler    Vandeleur 
07/03/1840 
08/10/1864
 08/05/1884
Captain  10th Royal Hussars & 7th Dragoon Guards  
 
married 
   
 
 
 
   
  Charlotte Mary    Bury 
 
08/10/1864 
 31/10/1935
  Charlotte Mary Bury,Carrigrenane,Co. Cork,daughter of Rev Robert Bury 
    Crofton Bury  Vandeleur 
28/03/1867 
 11/02/1903
27/09/1947 
Lt-Col  Cameronians, served in South Africa and WW1 (D.S.O. 1917) 
    Robert Seymour  Vandeleur 
06/06/1869 
07/11/1900 
05/05/1940 
Brig-Gen  CB 1919,CMG 1915 served in Nile,India,France,Gallipoli,Macedonia & Palestine 
       
 
 
 
   
  Crofton Bury    Vandeleur 
 28/03/1867
 11/02/1903
 27/09/1947
Lt-Col  Cameronians, served in South Africa and WW1 (D.S.O. 1917) 
 
married 
   
 
 
 
   
  Evelyn Mary Hamilton O'Leary     
 
 11/02/1903
26/01/1960 
  Daughter of Gen Thomas Conor O'Leary 
  John Ormsby Evelyn    Vandeleur 
14/11/1903 
17/11/1939 
??/??/1988 
Brigadier  “JOE” Commanded Irish Guards during Operation Market Garden (D.S.O.1944) 
       
 
 
 
   
              Main Sources Burke's Peerage, London 1976, Burke's Landed Gentry of Ireland ,4th Edition, London ,1958.
                Details from inscriptions on the Vandeleur Mausoleum in Kilrush.
                Details from inscriptions on the Church of Ireland walls in Kilrush.
                Newspapers: Births, Marriages and Death notices.
                http://thepeerage.com/
                http://vandeleurcreagh.org/names25.htm#
VANDELEUR
                 
              Note: The principal Kilrush Vandeleurs are listed above on the left hand side and those detailed on the right column with numbers are descendants usually of the more junior Kilrush Vandeleurs. This numbering system denotes each generation as follows: 1=first. (1) =second. ((1))= third. (((1))) =fourth.
                 
                Details in italics above are noted on the Vandeleur Mausoleum in Kilrush or on the Inscriptions on the walls of the Church. A few dates for deaths are incorrect on the mausoleum and have been corrected.

 


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1785 – 1928
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