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Sir Arthur Blennerhassett, 5th Baronet

Sir Arthur Blennerhassett, 5th Baronet,
born 1871.
He mar 1899 to Mary Frances von Aretin (also here).
She was dau of Baron Ludwig von Aretin and Mary Louisa Howard, dau of Sir Henry Francis Howard.

5th Baronet died 1915, India.
Mary Frances died 1950.
They had issue:

  1. Sir Marmaduke Blennerhassett, 6th Baronet,
    born 20 Nov 1902.
    He succ 1915.
    He mar 1stly, 1926, to Winifred McFarlane.
    Marriage annulled 1927.
    He mar 2ndly, 1938, to Gwenfra Morgan [Gwenfra Mary Morgan].
    She was dau of Harington Morgan and Lilian Elizabeth Lutley Sclater, dau of the zoologist Philip Lutley Sclater.

    6th Baronet was Lieutenant in Royal Naval Volunteer Reserve in WW2.
    Killed in action at Dunkirk, 25 May 1940, age 37 yrs. He was on H.M.S. Greyhound.
    See his record at [CWGC].
    He had issue by 2nd wife:

    1. Sir Adrian Blennerhassett, 7th Baronet.
      DNA match to (Cashel family): Nuala Duggan and Kathrin Riordan.
      He succ 1940.
      Inherited Ballyseedy from his distant cousin Hilda Blennerhassett 1965 (age 25).
      He sold it out of the family 1967.
      He mar Carolyn Margaret Brown and had issue:

      1. Charles Blennerhassett,
        heir apparent.

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