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William Richard Yeilding



Gentry at Rathkeale in [Pigot's Directory, 1824].
Shows William Yielding of Mount Henry.


  

William Richard Yeilding, born 21 Jan 1800.
Listed at his father's house Belview, Co.Limerick, at mar 1818.
He mar 7 Mar 1818 [him only age 18] to Mary Massy [dau of Hugh Massy of Stagdale, Co.Limerick].
Marriage settlement in [Deed of 26 Feb 1818]. Concerns land at Belview, and also land at Glensharrold, W Co.Limerick, and other land.
"William Richard Yielding of Belview" is witness to [Deed, Nov 1820].

He must be "William Richard Yielding" of Mount Henry, Co.Limerick (near Rathkeale) who witnessed [Deed, 1823] with his father and brother.
William Yielding of Mount Henry is listed among the gentry at Rathkeale in [Pigot's Directory, 1824].
He inherited the estate at Glensharrold, W Co.Limerick. The Glensharrold estate goes back to a 1757 deed of Richard Yielding.
Listed at "Rathkeale Abbey" at Hugh's bapt 1829.
"William Richard Yeilding" is listed in [Tithe Survey, 1830] as owning land in Glensharrold, Kilcolman par.

Proprietor of Limerick Herald:
He was proprietor of the Limerick Herald newspaper. Described as such in 1833.
"William R. Yielding" is listed in [Tithe Survey, 1833] as holding most of the townland of Glensharrold, Rathronan par (beside Glensharrold, Kilcolman par).
As proprietor of the Limerick Herald he lost a libel case in 1834 taken by Samuel Dickson (later an MP).
William Richard Yeilding of city of Limerick is party to [Deed, Apr 1834]. It concerns lands of Ballyphilip (Belview) and Glensharrold.
His father died November 1834.

William Richard Yeilding of Belview, Co.Limerick, is party to [Deeds, Oct 1838]. Refers to his marriage settlement 1818. Refers to lands at Belview.
William Richard Yeilding of Stephen's Green, Dublin, is party to [Deed, Apr 1844].
"William Richard Yeilding" is party to [Deed of 1844] and [Deed of 1845].

William Richard dies, 1854:
He is listed at death as of Glenastar, Glenastar townland, SE of Glensharrold, W of Ardagh, W Co.Limerick.
He died Ballinacurra House, Limerick, 21 Apr 1854, age 54 yrs.
See notice in Limerick Chronicle, 22 Apr 1854.
A few days later his mother died at Ballinacurra House.

Mary dies, 1881:
She died 24 June 1881, at Glenastar Lodge, near Glensharrold, W Co.Limerick.
See notice in Limerick Chronicle, 25 June 1881.
William Richard and Mary had issue:


  1. Richard Massy Yeilding, born 4 Jan 1819.
    He mar 1846 to Charlotte Townley.
    Listed in [Griffiths Valuation, 1848-64] as holding most of the Glensharrold estate.
    See entry for Glensharrold, Kilcolman par. See entry for Glensharrold, Rathronan par. The owner of the Yeilding estate is "Richard M. Yeilding".
    (Note his grandfather of the same name is dead, and his uncle of the same name is in North America.)
    In 1853 Christopher Delmege purchased the Yielding estate, including Belview.
    At his sister's death 1872 he is listed as living Glenastar Lodge, near Glensharrold, W Co.Limerick.
    Living London in 1891 census.
    He died 1903, London.
    Richard Massy and Charlotte had issue:

    1. Charles William Townley Yeilding, born 1847.
      He mar 1881 to Emily Birkett [born 1863].
      Charles died 1884, Hastings, Sussex.
      Emily lived with a companion, Josephine Frances Cornelius [born 1868].
      Emily died 1949 at Glenastar Lodge, W Co.Limerick. See death cert.
      Josephine died 3 Apr 1952.
      Both bur Newcastle West.
      They had issue:

      1. Richard Birkett Yeilding, born 1882.
        He mar 1916, London, to Ethel Laidlaw [dau of Robert Laidlaw MP].
        Lived Yorkshire.
        She died 1948, Yorkshire.
        He died 1964 at Glenastar Lodge, W Co.Limerick. See death cert.


  2. Frances Mary Yeilding, bapt 1821.
    Not to be confused with her aunt Frances Mary Yeilding.
    She mar 1stly, 1851, to John Lloyd Fitzgerald [of Clareview, Tarbert, Co.Kerry].
    She mar 2ndly, 1864, to Rev. Edward Pepper.
    At death she is listed as widow, living with brother at Glenastar Lodge.
    She died 5 Apr 1872, Glenastar Lodge.
    See admin 6 Sept 1872.


  3. Hugh Eldon Yeilding,
    born 6 May 1829,
    bapt 23 May 1829 [Rathkeale CoI par records].
    "Hugh" would be after grandfather Hugh Massy.
    He is listed as "Hugh Massy Yielding" in the entry for HUNT on p.336 of [Burkes Irish, 1912].
    He is listed as "Hugh Massy Yielding" in the entry for HUNT on p.1005 of [Armorial Families, 1929].
    But it seems that "Hugh Massy Yielding" is an error.






Mount Henry, Coolcappagh, Clonagh par, W of Rathkeale, Co.Limerick.
From 1887 to 1913 map.
See modern street view of old entrance.



"William Richard Yeilding" is listed in [Tithe Survey, 1830] as a landowner at Glensharrold, Kilcolman par, W Co.Limerick.
He holds a plot of 51 acres and another of 64 acres.
He also signs the list as one of the Commissioners.



"William R. Yielding" is listed in [Tithe Survey, 1833] as holding land in the neighbouring Glensharrold, Rathronan par, W Co.Limerick.
He holds 887 acres, most of the townland.



Sale of the Glensharrold estate of "Richard Massy Yeilding" in 1852.
See full size. From [LA P23].


  
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