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Dunsandle and Clanconal, Baron (I, 1845 - 1911)


Creation: let.pat. 6 Jun 1845


Extinct: 25 Nov 1911


Family name: Daly




Per fess Argent and Or a Lion rampant per fess Sable and Gules in chief two Dexter Hands couped Gules


In front of an Oak Tree proper a Greyhound courant Sable


Dexter:  A Lion rampant as in the Arms; Sinister:  A greyhound proper gorged with an Irish Crown Or


Deo Fidelis Et Regi



James [Daly], 1st Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal

1st son and heir of Rt Hon Denis Bowes Daly MP, of Dunsandle, co. Galway, Muster Master General of Ireland, by his wife Lady Henrietta Maxwell, only dau. and hrss. by his first wife of Robert [Maxwell], 1st Earl of Farnham


1 Apr 1782


5 Mar 1808 Maria Elizabeth Smyth (d. 2 Nov 1866), 2nd dau. and cohrss. of Rt Hon Sir Skeffington Smyth, 1st Bt. MP, of Tinny Park, co. Wicklow (by his wife Margaret Daly, only dau. of Hyacinth Daly, of Dalystown, co. Galway), only son and heir of James Smyth MP, of Tinny Park, co. Wicklow (by his wife Mary Agar, dau. of James Agar, of Gowran, co. Kilkenny), 2nd son of Rt Rev Edward Smyth DD, Bishop of Down and Connor, by his second wife Hon Mary Skeffington, 5th dau. of Clotworthy [Skeffington], 2nd Viscount Massereene


1. Hon Denis St George Daly, later 2nd Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal

2. Hon Skeffington James Daly, later 3rd Baron Dunsandle and Clancona

3. Maj Hon Charles Anthony Daly (d. 29 Dec 1854 in camp before Sebastopol)

4. Hon Bowes Richard Daly (b. 1814; d. 20 May 1888)

5. Hon Robert Daly, ADC and State Steward to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland (b. 1818; d. 15 Jan 1892), mar. 27 Dec 1845 Hon Cecilia Maria Court (b. c. 1811; d. 25 Dec 1889), only dau. of William [ Court], 1st Baron Heytesbury, by his wife Maria Rebecca Bouverie, 2nd dau. of Hon William Henry Bouverie MP (by his wife Lady Bridget Douglas, only dau. by his second wife of James [Douglas], 14th Earl of Morton), 1st son by his second wife of William [Bouverie], 1st Earl of Radnor, and had issue:

1a. James Frederick Daly, later 4th Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal

2a. Cecil Robert Daly (b. 21 Apr 1851; d. 28 Jul 1893)

3a. Lieut Charles William Daly (b. 1856; dvp. 1883)

1a. Alice Rosa Daly (d. 23 Sep 1882), mar. 6 Aug 1878 Maj Gen Sir Henry Edward Colville KCMG, of Lullingston

2a. Hon Florence Maria Daly, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1895

3a. Hon Elinor Gertrude Daly, granted the style and precedence of the daughter of a Baron by Royal Warrant 1895

1. Hon Margaret Eleanor Daly (d. 2 May 1857)

2. Hon Rosa Gertrude Harriet Daly (d. 31 Aug 1859), mar. 25 Sep 1856 J E Venables-Vernon, of Clontarf Castle, co. Dublin


7 Aug 1847


6 Jun 1845 Baron Dunsandle and Calconal, of Dunsandle in the County of Galway

suc. by



Member of Parliament for Galway 1805-11 and for co. Galway 1812-30 and 1832-34


Denis St George [Daly], 2nd Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal


10 Jul 1810


1864 Mary Broderick (d. 6 Dec 1868), dau. of William Broderick

only child

1. Hon Anne Daly (b. 1865), mar. 29 Apr 1887 Valentine Martyn


s.p.m.legit. 11 Jan 1893

suc. by



a Capt in the 7th Dragoons; a Representative Peer for Ireland (Conservative) 1851-93


Skeffington James [Daly], 3rd Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal


25 Dec 1811


7 Sep 1894

suc. by




James Frederick [Daly], 4th Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal


29 Aug 1849


25 Nov 1911 (bur. in Brompton Cemetery, London)


Assistant Private Secretary to Lord Beaconsfield 1874-80; Private Secretary to the First Lord of the Treasury 1885-87; Assistant in the National Debt Office 1888


On the death of the 4th Baron Dunsandle and Clanconal the Barony of Dunsandle and Clanconal became extinct.


First written 11 Feb 2013



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