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Francis Blennerhassett Chute


Francis Blennerhassett Chute at Chute Hall.
Courtesy of Alice Chute.


Francis Blennerhassett Chute,
of Chute Hall, born 1837.
His father died 1862.
He inherited Blennerville.
High Sheriff of Co.Kerry 1865-66.
He mar 6 Feb 1869 to Cherry Roberts [Cherubina Herbert D'Esterre Roberts, dau of Norcott D'Esterre Roberts of Dublin].
See Roberts of Ardmore, Co.Cork.
The name "Chaloner" came into this branch with one of their sons. He would be named after a notable 17th century Chute, Chaloner Chute of The Vyne, Speaker of the House of Commons. The name is sometimes spelt "Challoner" but it seems the correct spelling is "Chaloner".
He died 1902.
They had issue:

  1. Major Richard Chute (and here),
    Richard Aremberg Blennerhassett Chute,
    born 24 June 1870, 74 Lr Leeson St, Dublin. See birth cert from here.
    See 1907 genealogy by him in [Chute Papers, SL/B/1(1)].
    He mar 25 August 1917, Kilfinane, Co.Limerick, to Anna Lowe [or Low, born 1898]. See mar cert from here.
    She was dau of John Maxwell Lowe [or Low].
    Her family was Low or Lowe of Sunvale or Sunville, Kilfinane, Co.Limerick.
    Her ancestors include Lowe, Low, Mahon, Browne, Butler.

    Richard sold Blennerville House 1919.
    He was the last of the family to live at Chute Hall.
    There are photos of the family at Chute Hall in 1923.
    By 1929 they are living at Dooneen House, near Crecora, Co.Limerick.
    He died 1936.
    He had issue:

    1. Chaloner Chute,
      lived at the Curragh, Co.Kildare,
      died unmarried, 2004.

    2. Ann Chute,
      Ann Theodora Chute,
      mar 1947 to William Stanhope, 11th Earl of Harrington,
      had issue:

      1. Trina Maria Stanhope.
      2. Steven Stanhope.
      3. Sarah Sue Stanhope.

  2. Arthur Chute,
    Arthur Torrens Chute, born 1871,
    had issue:

    1. Arthur Chute,
      Arthur Sydney Torrens Chute, born 1916.
      He mar Jean Barnett.
      They had issue:

      1. Sydney Chute.
      2. Edythe Amelia Chute.
      3. Adrienne Chute.
      4. Ann Chute.

  3. Chaloner Chute,
    Chaloner Francis Trevor Chute, born 1885,
    mar Maud Hobson [dau of Edward O'Brien Hobson, of Myler's Park, Wexford],
    had issue:

    1. Desmond Chute,
      born 1913, Chute Hall,
      mar Elspeth Bell,
      had issue:

      1. John Chute.
        DNA match to (Chute family): Anna Foster and Desmond Devitt.
        DNA match to (Cashel family): Meg Niemi.
        He had issue:

        1. Chaloner Chute.
          DNA match to Anna Foster and Desmond Devitt.

        2. James Chute.
          DNA match to Anna Foster and Desmond Devitt.

    2. Chaloner Chute, born 1915,
      mar Jeanne Bolles and had issue.

Richard Chute (born 1870).
See larger and full size.
Courtesy of Alice Chute.

Chaloner Chute (born 1885).
See larger and full size.
Courtesy of Alice Chute.

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