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Richard Massy Yeilding




Marriage of Richard Yeilding and Frances Eagar, 21 Feb 1796.
From Dingle CoI par records.



Richard Massy Yeilding,
Richard Yeilding, bapt 21 June 1773.
See Wikitree. See entry in tree by Teresa Stevens.
This branch generally used spelling "Yeilding".
He is party to [Deed, 1795] with his father.
At marriage 1796 Richard is living at Nettleville, Co.Cork (the house his father came to through a late marriage in 1793).

He mar 21 Feb 1796, Dingle CoI, to Frances Eagar [Fannie, descendant of Edward III].
Marriage settlement in [Deeds of 21 Feb 1796]. Party to it are his father and his father-in-law John Eagar. It concerns lands of Ballyphilip (Belview).
Listed as of Ballynacourty, Co.Kerry, at dau's baptism 1797.

He lived at Belview, Co.Limerick.
He also had an estate at Glensharrold, W Co.Limerick.
The Glensharrold estate goes back to a 1757 deed of his grandfather Richard Yielding.
"Richard M. Yielding" is listed at Belview in [Leet's Directory, 1814].
He is "Richard Massey Yielding of Bellview" at son's marriage settlement [Deed of 1818].
He is "Richard Massy Yielding" of Glentworth St, Limerick city, who is party to [Deed, 1823] with his son Richard. This makes clear that the father is now of Glentworth St.
Two of his sons emigrated around 1830.
He is "Richard Massy Yeilding" mentioned in [Deed, Apr 1834].

Richard Massy dies, 1834:
He died 24 November 1834, age 61 yrs.
See Irish Administration register, admin 30 Dec 1834.
"Massy Yielding" is listed at Belview under CROOM in [Lewis, 1837]. This might be a stale entry.
Daughter's marriage notice, May 1838, says he is dead.
He is described as "Richard Massy Yeilding", formerly of Belview, deceased, in [Deeds, Oct 1838].

Frances must have moved with her adult children to Newenham St (near The Crescent), Limerick.
Children listed at Newenham St, Limerick, in at least 1838 to 1850.

Frances dies, 1854:
She died Ballinacurra House, Limerick, 25 Apr 1854.
See notice in Limerick Chronicle, 26 Apr 1854.
Richard Massy and Frances had issue:


  1. Sarah Yeilding,
    bapt 28 August 1797. See entry in Ballynacourty CoI par records.
    Sarah Yeilding, unmarried, of city of Limerick, is party to [Deed, Apr 1834].
    Living Newenham St, Limerick, at mar.
    She mar 13 Aug 1845 [her age 47-48] to Benjamin Cox.


  2. William Richard Yeilding,
    born 21 Jan 1800.
    [Deed, 1838] says he attained his full age (age 21) on or about 21 Jan 1821.
    [Deed, 1818] says he is eldest son.
    [Deed, 1838] initially wrote that "Richard" was eldest son but then corrects this to "William Richard".
    Listed in 1833 as holding most of Glensharrold, Rathronan par.
    Seems to have inherited Belview as well as Glensharrold.


  3. Richard Massy Yeilding, junior,
    born 1803, think NOT 1800.
    Listed as 2nd son in [Deed, 1823].
    "Richard Yielding junior" is listed in [Tithe Survey, 1826-33] as holding 49 acres at Ballyphilip (Belview).
    Emigrated with brother to Canada about 1830.


  4. Belinda Yeilding.
    Belinda Yeilding, unmarried, of city of Limerick, is party to [Deed, Apr 1834].
    She died unmarried, 12 Apr 1850, at No.2 Newenham St, Limerick.


  5. Frances Mary Yeilding,
    Fanny, 3rd dau, born 31 July 1810.
    Frances Yeilding, unmarried, of city of Limerick, is party to [Deed, Apr 1834].
    She mar 1stly, 6 May 1838, to Henry Prittie Bayly and had issue.
    The marriage notice says she is dau of "the late Richard Massey Yielding" of Belview.
    When she married 2ndly in 1856 the marriage notice says she is dau of "the late Richard Massey Yielding" of Belview.


  6. Rowland Frederick Yeilding.
    Listed in [Foster's Royal Descents].
    He must be Frederick Yeilding, born 1813.
    "Frederick" is listed as one of the sons in [Deeds, 1838].
    Rowland Frederick Yeilding witnessed [Deed, Apr 1844]. Listed at Newenham St, Limerick.
    He is NOT the same person as Agar Yeilding, who went to North America long before 1844.


  7. Agar Yeilding, born 1814.
    "Agar" is after his mother's family Eagar, which is sometimes spelt Agar.
    "Eagar Yielding" is listed in [Tithe Survey, 1826-33] as holding 2 acres at Ballyphilip (Belview).
    Emigrated with brother to Canada about 1830.
    He mar Mary Campbell and had issue.
    Canadian MP: He was an MP for Bytown (Ottawa) in 5th Parliament of the Province of Canada 1854 to 1857.
    Named his house "Glensharrold" (after Irish estate) at Rear St (later Cliff St), Ottawa city.
    Cliff St no longer exists. It was where the Supreme Court building now is, NW side of Vittoria St (see map).
    He died 1873, age 59.


  8. Annabella Yeilding, born pre-1817.
    Annabella Yeilding, unmarried, age over 21, is party to [Deeds, Oct 1838].
    She is living 1838 in Newenham St, Limerick.
    Listed at Newenham St, Limerick, at mar.
    Marriage settlement in [Deed, 24 Apr 1844].
    She mar 25 Apr 1844, St. Michaels, Limerick, to John Hurly Blennerhassett and had issue.
    See marriage transcript and transcript.
    See notice in Freeman's Journal, 1 May 1844.


  9. Alexander Tallis Yeilding, born 1818.
    Alexander Yeilding of city of Limerick witnessed [Deed, Apr 1834].
    Alexander Tallis Yeilding of city of Limerick witnessed [Deeds, 1838].
    He witnessed [Deed, Apr 1844]. Listed at Newenham St, Limerick.
    Living Newenham St, Limerick, at mar. He is merchant.
    He mar 1847 to Eliza Sands Cussen.
    He died 1898.




"Richard M. Yielding" (Richard Massy Yeilding) listed at Belview in [Leet's Directory, 1814, p.66].



Extract from entry for Ballyphilip in [Tithe Survey, 1826-33].
Shows "Eagar Yielding" (Agar Yeilding) holding 2 acres.
Shows "Richard Yielding junior" holding 35 acres and 14 acres.



"Massy Yielding" listed at "Bellevue" (Belview) under CROOM in [Lewis, 1837, p.436].
This might be a stale entry referring to Richard Massy Yeilding, who had died 1834.


  

Family tree

Family of Richard Massy Yeilding and Frances Eagar.
From p.574 of [Foster's Royal Descents], vol.4, 1886.
  
 

 


  
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