Notes on the Sheriffs of County Clare, 1570-1700
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By Thomas Johnson Westropp, M.A., Member

1691-92 Francis Burton

1691-92. Francis Burton of Buncraggy, son of Samuel, 1669; was appointed by King William at the camp at Kilcullen; was usher of the Court of Chancery, M.P. for Ennis, 1692-1712. Purchased Buncraggy in fee from the Earl of Thomond. 1712.[71] Married Anne, daughter of Thomas Tilson, Clerk of the House of Commons. His will dated July 27, 1711. Codicil June 7, 1714, proved at Dublin, July, 1719. He is ancestor of the Burtons of Carrigaholt.

 

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Burton of Buncraggy 1691