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BERNARD, OF PALACE ANNE. BERNARD-BEAMISH, ARTHUR, esq. of Palace Anne, in the county of Cork, a justice of the peace and captain commandant of the East Carbery Yeomanry, succeeded to the family estates by the will of his maternal uncle, Thomas Bernard, esq. in 1795, and assumed, in consequence, the surname and arms of BERNARD.
nolds, and the second to Percy Freke, esq. a son,
Francis BERNARD, esq. of Castle Mahon, whom. Elizabeth, daughter of Arthur Freke,* esq. of Rathbarry, in the county of Cork, and had issue,
1. Francis, of Castle Mahon, now Cas
tle Bernard, judge of the Common Pleas. He was born in 1663, was Member for Clognakilty, 1st of WilLIAM and MARY, and for Bandon, in 1695. He m. in 1693, Alice, daughter of Stephen Ludlow, grandson of Sir Henry Ludlow, of Maiden Bradley, Wiltshire, and dying in 1721,
was buried in the family vault at BalThis is a branch of the house of Ber
lymoodven church, Bandon, where a NARD, of Castle Bernard, Earls of Bandon,
handsome monument has been erected and derives, according to Thomas Hawley,
as a memorial of his distinguished King at Arms temp. HENRY VIII. from
character and talents. His son and “Sir Theophilus, a valiant knyghte of Ger
successor, man descent, who in 1066, accompanied
Francis BERNARD, esq. of BasingWilliam the Conqueror to England.” Sub
bourne Hall, Essex, and of Cassequently we find the Bernards flourishing
tle Bernard, in the county of in the counties of Westmoreland, York and
Cork, m. in 1722, Lady Anne Northampton.
Petty, only daughter of Henry, Sir Theophilus, who was son of Sir Ege
Earl of Shelburne, but dying rett, was succeeded by
without surviving issue, was s. SiR DORBARD, the first surnamed Ber
(by the eldest son of his brother, NARD, or Fitz Bernard. His descendants
Major Ludlow Bernard) his nesettled at Acornbank, in Westmoreland, (ac
phew, cording to the authority already quoted) and
James BERNARD, esq. of Castle Berappear to have continued in that county for
nard, grandfather of the present many succeeding generations. We learn
James, second EARL of BANDON. also, from written annals, that when Henry
(See Burke's Peerage and BaII. landed in Ireland, in 1172, he was ac
ronetage.) companied by William Fitz Adelm, Hum
II. Arthur, of whom presently. frey de Bohun, Hugh de Lacy, and Robert
1. Mary, m. to Eusebius Chute, esq. of Fitz BERNARD, and on the departure of
Tulligaron, in the county of Kerry. Henry from Ireland, Wexford and Water
(See vol. iii. p. 43.) ford were entrusted to Fitz Bernard's cus
m. to Edward, eldest son of tody.
Edward Adderley, esq. of Alderley, Sir Francis BERNARD, knight, of Acorn
in Gloucestershire, and of Innishanbank, in Westmoreland, the lineal descen
non, county of Cork, by Mary, his dant of Sir Dorbard, married Hannah, daughter of Sir John Pilkington, and was
* This Arthur Freke was ancestor of Grace, grandfather of Sir Henry BERNARD, knight, who mar
daughter of Sir Ralph Freke, of West Bilney, Norried Anne, daughter of Sir John Dawson, of the county of Cork, by Elizabeth, his wife, daugh
folk, and Castle Freke (previously Rathbarry) in Westmoreland, and had four sons, Robert,
ter of Sir John Meade (from whom descended the William, Francis, and Charles. The third Earls Clanwilliam,) which Grace, after the death son,
of her brother, Sir Redmond, succeeded to the EngFrancis BERNARD, esq. settled in Ireland lish and Irish estates, and married the hon. John temp. Queen ELIZABETH, and purchased the Evans, of Bulgadden Hall
, in Limerick, brother of estate of Castle Mahon. He left, with two George, second Lord Carbery, ancestor of the predaughters, the elder m. to Sir George Rey-sent peer. (See Burke's Peerage and Baronetage.)
wife, eldest daughter of Sir Matthew muel Rowland, knight, and had one Hale, lord chief justice of the King's son and two daughters, viz. Edward Bench, in 1671.
Rowland; who m. Miss Garde; Mary III. Anne, m. to Robert Fookes, esq. of Rowland, m. to Hanning, esq. of Youghal.
Kilcrone, and Catherine Rowland, m. iv. Katherine, m. to Giffard, esq.
to Foster, esq. of Ballymaloo of Atherne. Their granddaughter,
Castle. sole daughter and heiress of Arthur vil. Thomasine, m. to William CoghGifford, esq. m. in 1764, Hon. Wil lan, esq. of Youghal, father of Jereliam Brabason, second son of the miah Coghlan, esq. of Ardo, in the seventh Earl of Meath.
county of Waterford. Jeremiah CoghMr. Bernard took an active part in oppo lan's eldest daughter, Anna, m. in sing and suppressing the turbulent spirit of 1795, Henry, Earl of Barrymore, his the times he lived in, and ultimately fell a second daughter wedded the Duc de victim in the cause, being killed in defence Castrois, a French noble. of his castle. He and his eldest son, Judge VIII. Margaret, m. to Edward Barret, Bernard, appear in the list of persons at
esq. of Towermore. tainted by the Parliament of JAMES II. in ix. Henrietta, m. to Arthur Bernard, 1689, but were restored to their estates on the esq. barrister at law, son of Judge accession of WILLIAM and MARY.
Bernard. Mr. Bernard's second son,
X. Arabella, d. unmarried. ARTHUR BERNARD, esq. of Palace Anne, Mr. Bernard erected, in 1714, the family near Bandon, in the county of Cork, b. in mansion of Palace Anne, near the river 1666, married Anne, daughter and heir of Bandon, where his successors have been Roger Le Poer, or Power,* of Mount Eg- since seated. In 1702, he was appointed by lantine, in the county of Waterford, and had the lords chief justices of Ireland, to the issue,
command of the Militia Dragoons of East 1. Roger, his heir.
Carbery, a body chiefly composed of free11. Francis.
holders, which, under his direction, perIII. George, who m. a daughter of Sir formed efficient service on many occasions
William Codrington, of Doddington, during the war of the Revolution of 1688.
married a daughter of Harpur, and left at George, of Heton Lodge,near Leeds, his decease an only child,
a general officer in the army and Roger BERNARD, esq. of Palace Anne,
General Bernard d. in 1820. ley, great granddaughter of Sir Matthew IV. ARTHUR, successor to his nephew. Hale, and had issue, 1. Anne, m. to William Conner, esq. 1. Francis, who d. s. p.
ancestor of the Connerville family. 1. Thomas, heir. II. Elizabeth, m. to Major Gibbon.
I11. Arthur, who m. Margaret, daughter III. Alicia, m. to Benjamin Green, esq. of — Warren, esq. of Castle Warren,
and had an only daughter and heiress in the county of Cork, and has with m. to the Rev. Arthur Hyde, of Hyde
other issue, a son, Park, in the county of Cork, father of
Arthur, major H.P.84th regiment. the late Rev. Arthur Hyde, rector of 1. Elizabeth, m. to Richard Beamish, Killarny.
esq. of Raharoon, in the county m. to Charles Gookin, esq. of Cork, and had issue, Lislee, in the county of Cork.
Thomas Beamish, late major 83rd v. Dorothea, m. to William Cooper,
regiment (deceased). esq.
ARTHUR BEAMISH, successor to his vi. Catherine, m. to Edward Martin,
uncle, Thomas Bernard, esq. esq. of Cork. Their only daughter
Vincent Beamish, lieutenant 8th married Francis Rowland, esq.
(King's) regiment, d. in the West of Cork, in 1773, brother of Sir Sa
George Beamish, late captain 31st This Roger de la Poer, or Power, was a des
regiment. cendant of the valiant knight Sir Roger Le Poer,
Bernard Beamish, late lieutenant who accompanied Strongbow to Ireland, and was
84th regiment. ancestor of the Earls of Tyrone.
Samuel Beamish, late captain 84th
regiment, m. Ellen, daughter of III. Anne, d. unmarried.
George Byrne, esq. and has issue. Mr. Bernard, who was provost of Bandon
regiment, m. Frances, daughter 1793, and was s. by his son,
· Lucas, esq. of Metcalfe Proctor, esq. of but dying without issue was s. by his nephew, Thorpe, in Yorkshire.
Arthur Beamish, esg. who assumed, in con-
Austen, esq. of Sheaf, in the NARD, esq. of Palace Anne.
Arms—Arg. a bend az. charged with three
Crest-A demi lion arg. holding between
bis paws a snake ppr.
Motto-Virtus probata florescit.
Seat— Palace Anne, near Bandon.
BROWN, OF HAREHILLS GROVE. BROWN, JAMES, esq. of Harehills Grove, in the county of York, 6. 25th Septem
ber, 1786, m. 10th June, 1811, Charlotte, third daughter of
James, of Trinity College, Cambridge, b. 12th April, 1814.
worth Streatfeild, esq. of The Rocks, in Sussex. (See
vol. ii. p. 425.) Mary. Anne-Rhodes-Williams. Mr. Brown succeeded his father in 1813. He is a magistrate and deputy-lieutenant for the West Riding of York
Lineage. James Brown, esq. an eminent merchant
Ann-Williams, m. to Thomas Benat Leeds, married 17th October, 1785, Anne,
yon, esq. of Gledhow Hall, near only daughter and heiress of Samuel Wil
Leeds. liams, esq. of the same place, and had two
Margaret-Duncan. sons, namely,
Mr. Brown d. in 1813, and was s. by his James, his heir.
elder son, the present James Brown, esq. of William-Williams, of Chapel Allerton, Harehills Grove.
near Leeds, a banker in Leeds and
Motto-Persevera deoque confide.
Estates--Gipton, Toulston, and others in
Seat-Harebills Grove, near Leeds.
WILLYAMS, OF CARNANTON.
(formerly of Roseworthy.) WILLYAMS, HUMPHRY, esq. of Carnanton in Cornwall, lord of the royal manor
of Carnanton, 6. 20th April, 1792, m. 14th January, 1822,
JAMES-Neynoe-Vivian, b. 10th April, 1823.
Lineage. The family of WILLYAMS, or as it was with Thomas Prideaux) of the manor formerly spelt WYLLYAMS, was long attached of Broadoak, in Cornwall, part of the to and connected with the Arundells of War lands of the attainted Marquis of Exedour and of Lanherne, with one of whom ter, who was executed in 1538. In the first common Cornish ancestor came into 1619 Thomas Willyams was in sole the county about the year 1485, the parent possession. He d. s. p. in 1680. stock, as Hamond L'Estrange says, being in II. Another son, who migrated into Wiltshire or Dorsetshire. From this ances Switzerland at an early age, and betor descended two sons,
came ancestor of the Vullyamoz of 1. ADAM WILLYAMS, born about 1490,
that country. who m. the heiress of Prideaux of The eldest son, Asburton, and became settled at Stow WILLIAM WILLYAMS, commonly styled “ of ford, in Harford, county of Devon. Roseworthy," baving received that manor He left a son,
as a gift from Sir John Arundell, of LanTHOMAS, b. in 1524, who was herne, in the 27 ELIZABETH, as shewn by
SPEAKER of the House of Com- the deed which is still in the possession of MONS, in 1562. He m. the co the family, married four times; by his first heiress of Crues of Chimley, and wife, Elizabeth Yorke, he had an only son, died in 1566. In the parish John, who d. issueless; by the second, Marchurch there is now standing a garet St. Aubyn, he had no child; by the very handsome monument to his third, Alyce, co-heiress of Roger Honeymemory, bearing a complimen- church, of Aviton Gifford, in Devon, he had tary but quaint inscription. His five children, and by the fourth, Jane, coonly son,
heiress of Trevennard, or Trewinnard, no John WILLYAMS, to whom in the issue. By Alyce Honeychurch, his third
same church is erected a monu- wife, who d. in January, 1606, the children
WILLIAM, his heir.
Arthur, b. in 1601, died in 1669.
Margaret, b. in 1604. 11. THOMAS, of whom we have to treat. Mr. Willyams died 12th June, 1623, and The second son,
was succeeded by his son, THOMAS WILLYAMS, was born in Cornwall, WILLIAM WILLYAMS, esq. b. 27th Novemin 1505. He m. a lady named Jane, and ber, 1598, who m. 26th November, 1620, died in 1580, leaving two sons,
Jane, daughter and heiress of Michael Vy1. WILLIAM, his heir.
vyan, esq. of Phillack, a branch of the TreII. THOMAS, of Broadoak, born at Stow- lowarren family, and by her, who died in
ford, in 1542, but settled in Cornwall, March, 1655, had with other issue, a son and
1629, who m. in August, 1658, Dorothy, sister v. Charles, b. in July, 1681. (and eventual heiress in 1668) of Thomas 1. Dorothy, b. in April, 1673, m. to the Addington,* esq. of Leigh, in the parish of Rev. William Bedford, vicar of TreHigh Bickington, Devonshire, and bad with goney, and Cuby, ancestor of the late other children, who died young,
admiral Bedford, of Tavistock and J. John, his heir.
Plymouth. Jl. Thomas, b. in December, 1671, Cap II. Jane, b. in November, 1765, m. to
tain R.N. who distinguished himself John Lanyon, of Lanyon, in Gwinear, in various engagements.
grandfather of lieutenant William manded a line of battle ship in the Lanyon, R.N. well known for his Mediterranean, and on that occasion various acts of heroism and benevomade himself more conspicuous for lence in his profession, the last surbenevolence than discretion. Hear vivor of those gallant officers who acing that a poor Jew was to be the sub companied Captain Cook in his voyject of an auto da fe, he landed his ages. Twice he circumnavigated the boats' crew and carried off the unfor
globe with that distinguished comtunate creature out of the power of mander, and was with him at the his tormentors. The Spanish govern
period of his melancholy end. ment, preferring a complaint, he was III. Elizabeth, b. in April, 1683. This ordered home and deprived of his lady was so conspicuous for her beauty command, but, by the favour of the that the Queen (Anne) seeing her in Queen, was soon asterwards rein
the park, sent for her to come to stated. Captain Thomas Willyams court. She m. Mr. Greenwood, a m. the only daughter of Admiral merchant of London, but d. s. p. Cooper; and was s. by his son,
IV. Tryphena, twin with Elizabeth, m.
who m. Miss Goodyer, sister of Cornelly and Merther.
The eldest son,
John Williams, esq. of Roseworthy, b. Cooper, chaplain in the navy, in September, 1660, m. first in 1685, Bridge
on board the Swiftsure, at man, youngest daughter and co-heir of colothe Battle of the Nile, of nel Humphry Noye, of Carnanton, “only which he published an in son of William Noye, attorney-general to teresting account under the CHARLES I. of blessed memory," as his motitle of “ A Voyage up the nument in Mawgan church imports, and by Mediterranean.”
whom came the Carnanton estate to the also author of “The Cam- family. Her mother was Hester, sister of paign in the West Indies." the last Baron Sandys, of the Vine, which By the presentation of Lord nobleman died s. p. when the title fell into Chancellor Eldon,Mr. Coop- abeyance among his sisters. By her, who er Willyams became rector died in 1699, he had no issue.
He m. seof Hardress, a preferment condly, Dorothy, heiress of Peter Day, esq. he resigned for the rectories of Resuggan, in St. Columb, and had issue, of Kingston and Stourmouth, 1. John, b. in March, 1701, who held a in Kent, on the presentation company and served in the forces of the Bishop of Rochester, raised by Hugh Boscawen, in 1745. and Sir Egerton Brydges. He m. in 1723, Am, daughter and He d. in 1816, leaving four
heiress of John Oliver, esq. of Falchildren.
mouth, and had one son and one III. William, b. in April, 1678, collector daughter, viz. of the Port of Penryn, and mayor of
John Oliver, b. in May, 1731, m. Falmouth, in 1739, m. Anne, daugh
Charlotte, daughter of Chauncey ter of Sandys, esq. and from him
Townsend, esq. M. P. for Londescended the gallant captain Ed
don, and d. 3rd December, 1809, ward Dillon, drowned in the daring though fruitless attempt to save the
Anne, m. to William Lemon, esq. life of his son, who had fallen over
father of the late Sir William the side of his ship into the Tagus.
Lemon, bart. M. P. for Cornwall iv. Humphrey, b. in May, 1680.
during more than half a century,
and grandfather of the present The present Lord Sidmouth is of the same
Sir Charles Lemon, bart. also family. There are some memorials of the Adding
M.P. for the Western Division tons, in a very perfect state, in the parish church.
of that county.