Humphrys genealogy

Genealogy research by Mark Humphrys.

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We show some male and female-line ancestors of Frances Mary Croker.

Portrait of William Power Keating Trench, 1st Earl of Clancarty.
For sale in 2012 at Adam's.


Charles MacCarthy, 1st Viscount Muskerry, born 1564.
He mar Margaret O'Brien.
She is descendant of Edward I. And descendant of the Kings of Thomond and the Kings of Munster and Brian Boru.
They had issue:

Elena MacCarthy,
mar John Power,
had issue:

David Power,
of Coorheen, Co.Galway,
mar Elizabeth Keating,
had issue:

Frances Power,
mar 1732 to Richard Trench,
had issue:

William Power Keating Trench, 1st Earl of Clancarty, born 1741,
of Garbally, Co.Galway.
He mar Anne Gardiner [dau of Charles Gardiner (died 1769) and grand-dau of Luke Gardiner (died 1755)].
Charles Gardiner (died 1769) is descendant of Edward I. See descent and descent by Leo van de Pas.
William was cr Earl in 1803.
1st Earl and his wife had issue:

Frances Trench, born 1787.
She mar Henry Stanley Monck, 1st Earl of Rathdowne.
They lived at the grand Charleville House, SW of Enniskerry, Co.Wicklow. See satellite view and street view of gate.
They had issue:

  1. Lady Georgina Ellen Monck.
    She mar Edward Croker [2nd cousin of "Boss" Croker].
    Both Edward and "Boss" Croker are descendants through Pennefather of Edward I. See descent by Ed Mann.
    Edward's family home was Ballynagarde House, Co.Limerick.
    He died 1869.
    The family's Dublin house in at least 1874 to 1884 was 5 Leinster St South, Dublin.
    Unless there has been re-numbering, this is the grand Georgian house which is now part of the NGI, with its rear side part of the cafe. See street view.
    "Lady Georgina Croker" is listed at 5 Leinster St South in [Thom's, 1884].
    She died 1887.
    They had issue:

    1. Frances Mary Croker,
      Frances Mary Monck Croker, born 1844.
      She must be the dau born 12 Mar 1845, at the Monck house, Charleville House, whose birth is announced in [Freemans Journal, 14 Mar 1845].
      She was living at Croker family home, 5 Leinster St, Dublin, at mar 1880.
      She mar 1880 to Edward John De La Poer and had issue.

    2. Courtney le Poer Trench Croker [son], born 1853.
    3. Charles de la Poer Beresford Croker, born 1856.

Ballynagarde House, Co.Limerick

Or Ballynaguarde House.
See BALLYNAGUARDE in [Irish Country Houses]

Ballynagarde House, Co.Limerick, on 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern satellite view of ruin.

Ballynagarde, Co.Limerick.
Posted by Paul O'Brien.

Ballynagarde, Co.Limerick.
Posted by Paul O'Brien.
See other shot. And more here and here.

The ruin of Ballynagarde, Co.Limerick.
Photo 2022. See full size. Posted by Conor Lynch.



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