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Clonbrock, Baron (I, 1790 - 1926)

 

Creation: let.pat. 5 Jun 1790

 

Extinct: 1 Nov 1926

 

Family name: Dillon

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Arms:

Argent a Lion rampant between three Crescents each charged with an Estoile between the horns Gules over all a Fess Azure

Crest:

On a Chapeau Gules turned up Ermine a Falcon rising proper belled Or

Supporters:

Dexter:  A Griffin wings elevated proper;  Sinister:  A Falcon wings inverted proper

Motto:

Auxilium Ab Alto

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Robert [Dillon], 1st Baron Clonbrock, PC

1st son and heir of Luke Dillon, of Clonbrock, co. Galway, by his wife Bridget Kelly, dau. of John Kelly, of Clonlyon, co. Galway

born

27 Feb 1754

mar.

30 Jan 1776 Letitia Greene (b. c. 1758; mar. (2) May 1802 Clement Archer (b. c. 1751; d. 5 Sep 1806); d. 28 May 1841; bur. at Cheltenham), only dau. and hrss. of John Greene, of Old Abbey, co. Limerick, by his wife Catherine Toler, sister of John [Toler], 1st Earl of Norbury, and 1st dau. by his second wife of Daniel Toler, of Beechwood, co. Tipperary

children

1. Hon Luke Dillon, later 2nd Baron Clonbrock

1. Hon Catherine Bridget Dillon (b. 11 Dec 1776; d. 13 Oct 1828), mar. 10 Jun 1797 Hon Richard Hare, styled Viscount Ennismore, Member of Parliament (Whig) for Athy 1797-1800 and for County Cork 1812-27 (b. 20 Mar 1773; dvp. 24 Sep 1827), 1st son and heir ap. of William [Hare], 1st Earl of Listowel, by his first wife Mary Wrixon, only dau. of Henry Wrixon, of Ballygiblin, co. Cork, and had issue

2. Hon Letitia Susannah Dillon (d. 25 Mar 1865), mar. 21 Nov 1805 Col Hon Sir Robert Le Poer Trench KCB KTS (b. 1782; d. 14 Mar 1823), 10th son of William Power Keating [Trench], 1st Earl of Clancarty, by his wife Anne Gardiner, sister of Luke [Gardiner], 1st Viscount Mountjoy, and 1st dau. of Rt Hon Charles Gardiner MP, of Dublin, and had issue

died

22 Jul 1795

created

5 Jun 1790 Baron Clonbrock, of Clonbrock in the County of Galway

suc. by

son

note

Member of Parliament for Lanesborough 1776-90; Privy Councillor [I] 1795

 

Luke [Dillon], 2nd Baron Clonbrock

born

24 Apr 1780

mar.

6 Jun 1803 Hon Anastasia Blake (b. 31 Oct 1785; d. 5 Jun 1816), only dau. and hrss. of Joseph Henry [Blake], 1st Baron Wallscourt, by his wife Lady Louisa Catherine Mary Bermingham, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Thomas [Bermingham], 1st Earl of Louth

children

1. Hon Robert Dillon, later 3rd Baron Clonbrock

1. Hon Louisa Harriet Dillon (d. 4 Aug 1881), mar. Nov 1827 John Congreve, of Mount Congreve, co. Waterford, and had issue

2. Hon Letitia Dillon (d. 19 Feb 1837)

died

13 Dec 1826

suc. by

son

note

 

Robert [Dillon], 3rd Baron Clonbrock

born

29 Mar 1807

mar.

15 Jun 1830 Hon Caroline Elizabeth Spencer (b. 28 Jun 1805; d. 17 Dec 1864; bur. at Ahascragh, co. Galway), 1st dau. of Francis Almeric [Spencer], 1st Baron Churchill, by his wife Lady Frances FitzRoy, 4th dau. by his second wife of Augustus Henry [FitzRoy], 3rd Duke of Grafton

children

1. Hon Luke Amalric Dillon (b. 5 Jul 1832;  dvp. Feb 1833)

2. Hon Luke Gerald Dillon, later 4th Baron Clonbrock

3. Col Hon Robert Villiers Dillon (b. 10 Dec 1838;  d. 19 Apr 1923), mar. 3 Jun 1873 Harriet Caroline Elizabeth Gladstone (d. 25 Feb 1932), dau. of A S Gladstone, and had issue:

1a. Lieut Charles Henry Dillon (b. 31 Aug 1877;  dvp. of wounds in South Africa 8 Jun 1901)

1a. Hilda May Dillon (b. 28 Oct 1875), mar. 12 Nov 1901 R E Bucknall OBE

2a. Stella Margaret Dillon MBE (b. 26 Dec 1889), mar. 9 Jun 1926 Robert Skinner, of Bromham Hall, co. Bedford

4. Hon Francis William Dillon (b. 20 Dec 1842;  dvp. 9 Apr 1858)

1. Hon Frances Letitia Dillon (d. 26 Sep 1911)

2. Hon Caroline Anastasia Dillon (d. 15 Apr 1907), mar. 30 Jan 1877 William Dealtry CMG, son of Ven ..... Dealtry

3. Hon Helen Isabella Dillon (d. 8 Nov 1916)

4. Hon Louisa Emilia Dillon (d. 23 May 1927)

5. Hon Georgiana Louisa Dillon (dvp. 2 May 1892)

6. Hon Alice Elizabeth Dillon (dvp. 18 Dec 1878), mar. 26 Jul 1866 her first cousin Ambrose Congreve, of Mount Congreve, co. Waterford, son and heir of John Congreve, of Mount Congreve, co. Waterford, by his wife Hon Louisa Harriet Dillon, 1st dau. of Luke [Dillon], 2nd Baron Clonbrock, and had issue

7. Hon Katherine Charlotte Dillon (d. 14 Aug 1927)

8. Hon Elizabeth Octavia Dillon (d. 12 Jan 1928), mar. 13 Jan 1875 Sir Hugh John Ellis-Nanney, 1st Bt., of Gwynfryn, co. Carnarvon, and had issue

died

4 Dec 1893 (bur. at Ahascragh, co. Galway)

suc. by

son

note

a Representative Peer (Conservative) for Ireland 1838-93; Lord Lieutenant of co. Galway 1874-92

 

Luke Gerald [Dillon], 4th Baron Clonbrock, KP PC

born

10 Mar 1834

mar.

18 Jul 1866 Hon Augusta Caroline Crofton OBE (b. 16 Oct 1839;  d. 5 Sep 1928), only dau. of Edward [Crofton], 2nd Baron Crofton, by his wife Lady Georgiana Paget, 3rd dau. by his first wife of Henry William [Paget], 1st Marquess of Anglesey

children

1. Hon Robert Edward Dillon, later 5th Baron Clonbrock

1. Hon Georgiana Dillon (b. 27 May 1867)

2. Hon Edith Augusta Dillon (b. 9 Aug 1878;  d. 24 Apr 1964), mar. 26 Jan 1905 Sir William Henry Mahon, 5th Bt. DSO, and had issue

3. Hon Ethel Louisa Dillon (b. 16 Oct 1880)

died

12 May 1917

suc. by

son

note

Second Secretary at Vienna 1862; Sheriff of co. Galway 1865; Private Secretary to the Viceroy of Ireland 1866-68 and 1874-76; Lord Lieutenant of co. Galway 1892 ; a Representative Peer (Conservative) for Ireland 1895-1917; Privy Councillor [I] 1898; Knight of St Patrick 1900

 

Robert Edward [Dillon], 5th Baron Clonbrock

born

21 May 1869

died

1 Nov 1926

note

 

On the death of the 5th Baron Clonbrock the Barony of Clonbrock became extinct.

 

First written 5 Feb 2013

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