Thomas Blennerhassett, of Flimby
of Flimby Hall
City of Carlisle
for various dates in 1584 to 1611.
Granted lands in Ireland:
He was granted lands in Ireland in 1590
by Sir Edward Denny, Governor of Kerry and Desmond
as part of the
He was granted
the forfeited Desmond
has established that the grant of lands in Co.Kerry to Blennerhassett was dated 14 Aug 1590.
[Manuscript of 1654]
by Thomas' grandson
John Blennerhassett, of Ballycarty
says the deeds granting
Ballycarty, Ballyseedy and other lands
"granted, and rendered unto my grand-father by Sir Edward Denny Kt"
29 Aug 1590
says that is the date rent was due
(feast day of
John the Baptist
rather than date of grant.
Thomas visited Ireland, "at an advanced age".
He returned to Cumberland,
but his son Robert settled in Ireland,
and was ancestor of Blennerhassett there.
Thomas was Mayor of
for various dates in 1597 to 1623
(the later dates must surely be another family member).
- John Blennerhassett,
of Flimby Hall, Cumberland (Cumbria).
Ancestor of Blennerhassett
of Flimby Hall
(stayed in family until sold 1772).
born est c.1570,
of Ballycarty, Co.Kerry,
settled in Ireland.
Flimby Hall, E end of Wedgwood Road,
(thus spelt now),
on coast, Cumberland (Cumbria).
Manor purchased by
who was granted lands in Ireland 1590.
succeeded to Flimby 1765.
He built the new Flimby Hall (the current building) 1766.
initials W.B and date 1766
William Blennerhassett sold it out of the family 1772.
It is now Flimby Hall farm.
Flimby Hall, Flimby, Cumbria.
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Google Street View
on 1867 map.
Flimby Hall is the building above and to the left of the word
Flemby townland, Ballymacelligott par, SE of Tralee, Co.Kerry,
1829 to 1842 map
is named after the Blennerhassetts' ancestral English home of
See modern map