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Lineage. ARCHIBALD ARMSTRONG, esq. of Ballylin, second son of Andrew Armstrong, esq. by Jane Stephenson, his third wife, and half brother of Edmund Armstrong, esq. ancestor of the Gallen family, was born in the county of Fermanagh in 1655, and removing into the King's County some years after his father's death, settled at Lusmagh, and afterwards at Endrim. He m. at Crea, in 1681, Letitia, youngest daughter of Colonel Ed. ward Playsted, the descendant of a family long settled near Lichfield, in Staffordshire, by his wife, a daughter of Colonel Carey Dillon, who became Earl of Roscommon, and had issue,

1. WILLIAM, b. in 1691, who m. in 1715

Rebecca, daughter of Bigoe Henzell,
esq. and left issue,
i. Archibald, born at Barnagratty

in 1716, m. Rebecca, only dau.
of Captain Michael Armstrong,
and sister of General Bigoe Arm-
strong, and had three sons and
two daughters, viz.

John, an officer, d. unm.
Michael, d. unm.
Bigoe, an officer in the army,

who m. Susannah, daughter
of Thomas Bernard, esq. of
Birr, and by her, who died
in July, 1819, he left at his
decease, 15th March, 1773,
aged twenty-eight, two sons,
Bigoe, an officer in the

guards, who m. Sophia,
widow of Sir David
Williams, bart, and d.
at Boulogne in 1824,
leaving a daughter, Ca-

Thomas, who entered the

Coldstream regiment of
guards, and remained
in it until he was lieu-
tenant-colonel. In 1812
he was appointed an
inspecting field officer
of volunteers, and in
1813, nominated aide-
de-camp to the Duke

of York.
Jane, m. to Hugh Coulaghan,

esq. of Cogran, and had

Catherine, m. to Daniel Cou-

laghan, esq. of Ashgrove,

and had issue.
2. William, an officer in the army,

m. first, 3rd July, 1747, Mary,
dau. of William Hunt, esq. of
Petworth, in Sussex ; and se-
condly, Miss Hill, sister of Colo-
nel Hill, of London, but had

issue only by the first, viz. four daughters, Fanny, m. to Edmund Arm

strong, esq. of Percy Street,

Charlotte, m. to Richard Has-

sell, esq. barrister-at-law,
and had two daughters, of
whom the younger, Char-
lotte, m. the Rev. William

Archbold Armstrong. Rebecca, married and had

issue. Mary, m. to Dr. Blair, and

had issue. Mr. William Armstrong died in London 10th October, 1784, aged

sixty-two. 3. Andrew, a captain in the East

India Company's service, who
erected the house of Castle Arm-
strong, in the King's County,
and served the office of high
sheriff of that shire in 1777. He
m. Mary, relict of Governor
George Scot, of Bengal, and
daughter of a Mr. Bidwell, by
whom, who died 2nd July, 1781,
he left at his decease, 31st July,
1789, aged sixty-five,
William, who went as a writer

to Bengal, where he married

and died.
Thomas, b. in 1765, of Castle

Armstrong, in the commis-
sion of the peace, and store
keeper of Athlone. He m.
Elizabeth, daughter of John
Puget, esg. of London,
banker, and left a daughter
and heiress,
Elizabeth, m. to Thomas

Raikes, esq. eldest son
of Robert Raikes, esq.
of Welton House, York-
shire. (See vol. iii. p.
461.) Mr. Raikes sold
the estate of Castle Arm-
strong, to Colonel Wil-

Andrew, who died at St. Croix

in 1805, leaving issue. Rebecca, m. to Nicholas Gam

ble, esq. of Derrinboy, and

had issue. Harriett, m. in 1796 to George

Armstrong, esq. 4. Edmund, b. 14th June, 1724,

who lived at Clara, and was in the commission of the peace for the King's County. He m. Anne, daughter of Michael M'Evoy,

esq. of the county of Longford,

Thomas, captain in the Longand bad issue,

ford militia, m. Miss ArmWilliam, d. unm.

strong, of Ennis, in the Bigoe, d. unm.

county of Clare, and had Archibald, d. unm.

Andrew, d. unm.

Christopher, ensign in the 8th

Edmund, M.D.
regiment, d. unm.

Robert, M.D.
Michael, died in India unm.

Thomas, a merchant.
Edmund, of St. Croix, in the

John, barrister-at-law.
West Indies. He m. a lady

James. of that island, and returning

Anne, m. to Captain Morto England, settled in or

near Bristol.

Thomas-Nugent, of St. Croix,

m. in 1792, Anne-Louisa,
eldest daughter of Edmund

Lucy-Mary, d. unm. at Sid-
Flood, esq. but d. s. p.

mouth, 7th January, 1810. Margaret, d. unm.

George Armstrong m. secondly, 1. Rebecca, m. to Frank Conrahy,

in 1796, Harriet, second daughesq. of Birr, son of Thomas Con

ter of Andrew Armstrong, esq. rahy, esq. of Ballinahinny, in

and left by her, at his decease the Queen's County, and had one

(being killed by falling into a son, Thomas - Conrahy, born

dock at Bristol), three daughters, blind, and one daughter, Eliza

beth Conrahy, the wife of John

Melsop, of Birr.

II. Edmund, who died a captain in the

Isabella, East India Company's service, leav

Isabella, d. unm. in 1797. ing issue.

Anne, d. unm. wi. Charles, in General Wynne's regi

Elizabeth, m. in 1780, to Thomas ment of dragoons, who m. first, an

Woods, esq. and d. at ParsonsEnglish lady, by whom he had two

town, 28th February, 1808, leavsons, Archibald and Charles; and,

ing issue. secondly, Martha, sister of James

1. Margaret, m. to George Brereton, Hampton, esq. of Waltham, in Hamp

esq. and had issue. shire by whom he had two sons and

II. Elizabeth, m. to Matthew Hyde, esq. a daughter, viz. James, a lieutenant

of Newtown, in the King's County, of marines, who died in the expedi

and had issue. tion to the West Indies; William, killed in Scotland in 1746, and Mary, Archibald Armstrong, who had been tread. young. This Charles Armstrong,

surer of the King's County, died at a very being engaged in a duel, was trea- advanced age 18th April, 1747, and was cherously murdered in the Hall fields buried in the family burial place at Banagher.

His fourth son, near Birr, by a relative of his own, named Eyre, who was acting as se

ANDREW ARMSTRONG, esq. was treasurer cond to his opponent.

of the King's County, and for some time IV. Andrew, of whose line we have to comptroller of the household to the lord

lieutenant of Ireland. He m. 1st August, treat. v. Thomas, of Ballylin, in the King's 1724, Alphra, youngest daughter of Bigoe County, inspector

general of barracks, Henzell, esq. of Barnagrotty, and by her, and a justice of the peace, who served who d. 13th July, 1783, had issue, the office of sheriff. He m. twice, 1. Archibald, b. at Barnagrotty in 1726, but left at his decease, in 1750, issue m. Margaret, daughter of John Bagot, only by his second, Lucy, third dau. esq. of Ard, in the King's County, of George Holmes, esq. viz.

and dying 13th June, 1793, left with Andrew, of Ballylin, an officer in other children, who d. unmarried, the East India Company's ser

1. Andrew-Edmond-Bigoe, b. 1st vice, d. s. p.

June, 1774, who assumed the Thomas, lieutenant-colonel in the

surname of Bagot, in consequence 17th regiment of foot, d. unm.

of his uncle William Bagot havGeorge, of the island of Jamaica,

ing left him a share of his estate who m. first, Elizabeth, daughter

at Ard. He m. Mrs. Sidney of Mr. Philips, and widow of

Stretch, and left three daughters, Andrew Waller, esq. by whom

viz. he had issue,


Fanny-Anne, m. to Abraham

T. A. Russell, esq. of ChesFuller, eldest son of Abra

hunt Part, Herts. ham Fuller, esq. of Wood

field, in the King's County:


2. George-Andrew, b. in October, 2. Charlotte Margaret, m. in 1780,

1771, lieutenant-general in the to Richard Crosbie, esq. the in

army, m. first, Elizabeth, daughgenious Irish Æronaut, the first

ter of George Hayward, esq. ; who ascended from Ireland in

and secondly, Mary-Esther, dau. an air balloon, in 1785, son of

of T. A. Russell, esq. of Cheshunt Sir Paul Crosbie, bart. of Cros

Park, but d. s. p. 12th November,

1834. bie Park, in the county of Wick

1. Harriet-Anne. low.

v. Bigoe, b. 1737, d. unm. 1756. 11. Thomas, a captain in the army, b. 27th December, 1729, who lived at

1. Rebecca, b. in 1728, m. to Therlagh Derrycooly, and afterwards at Bally Magrath, esq. and had three sons and cumber, where he died 7th Novem

one daughter, m. Richard Warburton, ber, 1795, leaving by his wife, the

esq. daughter of Hugh Campbell, esq.

11. Lucy, m. to Humphrey Ellis, and and widow of Hugh M‘Laughlin, esq. The third son of Andrew Armstrong, by

had issue. an only surviving child, Lucinda, born at Dundee, m. to

Alphra his wife,

ANDREW ARMSTRONG, esq. b. in 1732, was Benjamin Bird, esq. and had issue.

an officer in the 14th regiment, but being

severely wounded at the siege of Louisburg, III. ANDREW, of whom presently.

he retired from the army. He resided at jy. Edmund, b. in 1735, of Fortie Hall, Garry Castle, in the King's County, whereof

Enfield, Middlesex, and of Percy he was treasurer, and justice of the peace. Street, London, army agent, ap- | Hem. 5th May, 1756, Elizabeth, only daughpointed 25th January, 1794, groom ter of Captain James Buchanan, of Craigaof the privy chamber to George III. vern and Dromakill, in Scotland, of the faand made subsequently husband of mily of that ilk, and by her, who died 21st the 41 per cent. duties of the customs. September, 1813, aged seventy-two, had He m. first, Miss Mackie, by whom issue, he had an only daughter, who d.

1. Archibald, b. 1st November, 1763, young; and secondly, Fanny, daugh

captain in the East India Company's ter of William Armstrong, esq. of

service, d. s. p. Petworth, by whom he had three

11. Andrew, b. 20th October, 1764, lieuchildren, viz.

tenant 54th regiment, m. 14th Janu1. William-Archibald, of Pengelly ary, 1793, Anne, daughter of Andrew

Lodge, b. in 1770, A.B. F.S.A. Armstrong, esq. of Gallen, and had in holy orders, rector of Hyk

issue, ham, in Lincolnshire, a magis

1. William Bigoe, b. in 1801. trate for the counties of Hertford

2. John. and Middlesex, m. in 1796, Char

1. Constantia-Maria. lotte E. M. Hassell, younger

2. Elizabeth.
daughter of Richard Hassell, III. THOMAS-St.-George, of Garry
esq. and had issue,

Edmund-John, lieutenant R. iv. William-Bigoe, of Castle Iver.

N. b. in August, 1798, m. in v. James, b. 20th August, 1769, for-
1825, Miss Watson.

merly lieutenant 46th regiment, and Henry-William, of St. John's subsequently paymaster 57th. He College, Oxon.

married in the West Indies, and now George-Craven, b. 2nd April, resides in France.

1806, lieutenant in the East vi. Edmund, b. 10th January, 1772, India Company's service.

major in the East India Company's Augustus, b. 19th April, 1810. service, m. Miss Leonora Lucas, and William-Mathew, b. 2nd Mar. d. in India in 1809, having had one 1814.

son and three daughters, viz. Charles-Frederick, b. 6th De

1. Andrew-Bigoe, in the East India cember, 1814.

Company's service, b. 11th June, Harriet-Frances.

1802, died in the East Indies.. Avarilla-Alphra, m. in 1825,

1. Leonora. to Artemidorus - Cromwell,

2. Mary-Elizabeth. Russell, esq. eldest son of

3. Catherine-Rebecca.

VII. Bigoe-Charles, b. 17th May, 1775, strong, esq. lieutenant royal Irish ar

captain in the 57th regiment, d. unm. tillery, of the county of Fermanagh, 1. Catherine-Rebecca, m. 27th January,

and had issue.
1784, to Hugh Conrahy, esq. and The third son is the present THOMAS-ST.-
had issue.

George ARMSTRONG, esq. of Garry Castle. 11. Mary, m. in 1792 to Captain William

Grant, of the Clare militia, son of Arms, &c. see Armstrong of Gallen.

James Grant, esq. and had issue. Estates-In the King's County, iu. Elizabeth, m. in 1794, to John Arm Seat-Garry Castle House.

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ARMSTRONG, WILLIAM-BIGOE, esq. of Castle Iver, in the King's County, b. 19th July, 1768, m. in 1796, Jane-Wilhelmina, only child of James Ferrier, esq. general of engineers, and by her (who died 16th April, 1829, aged sixty-five, and was buried at Banagher), has an only child,

JAMES-Ferrier, treasurer of the King's County, m. 14th January, 1836, Ho

noria, eldest daughter of John Fleming, esq. of Stoneham Park, Hants, M.P.

for the southern division of that county. Mr. Armstrong was for several years treasurer of the King's County.

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For this gentleman's descent, refer to that Arms-See Armstrong of Gallen.
of “ Armstrong of Garry Castle.”

Estates-In the King's County.
Seat-Castle Iver.



BINGHAM, THE REV. GEORGE, b. 4th June, 1803, succeeded to the representation of the very ancient family of Bingham, upon the demise of his uncle, the late Lieutenant-General Richard Bingham, in 1829, and will inherit the estates, should he outlive the General's widow, who has a life interest in them.

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tomb in the nave of that edifice. Ralph de to the Netherland, and as lieutenant Bingham's elder son,

to Colonel Henry Cavendish, beSir Ralph De BINGHAM, had two sons,

haved with great valour in the action WILLIAM (Sir), knt. of Sutton Bingham, of Rijmemam, near Mechlin, against

living 40 HENRY III. whose daughter John of Austria. In 1585, having and heir,

already achieved by his good sword, MARGARET, m. Ralph Lord Basset. a high martial reputation,

Sir Richard ROBERT.

was made governor of Connaught, The second son,

and prominently distinguished himRobert BINGHAM, is said, in an old evi

self, in conjunction with the Earl of dence, to have been lord of the manor of Clanrickarde, in subduing Thomas West Stafford, in 1246, and in an inquisition O'Rourke and the Irish rebels. He of the Abbey of Abbotsbury, 50 HENRY III.

continued for some years in the gois stated to have given five shillings yearly vernment of Connaught, but the Prorent in Upway, to that monastery. He m. vince having complained of his seLucy, daughter and heir of Robert Turber verity he was recalled to England, ville, knt. and was s. by his son,

and committed to custody: but in ROBERT DE BINGHAM, who held at his 1598, he was sent back into Ireland, death, 32 EDWARD I. a tenement in West with the authority of Marshal of that Stafford, of the king in chief, by service of kingdom, and General of Leinster, to half a knight's fee, as of the manor of Way reduce Tyrone, who had rebelled, but Bayouse, which manor the king purchased

he died soon after his arrival, leaving of the heirs of Stephen Bayouse, and also an only daughter. His remains were the manor of Wolcomb Bingham. He m. brought over and interred in WestEleanor, daughter of Sir Andrew Wake, by minster Abbey, where a tablet was Jane, his wife, daughter and heir of Sir placed, inscribed with these lines: Roger St. John, and had a son and heir, RICHARD DE BINGHAM, who is mentioned

Here under resteth Sir Richard Bingham, knt.

of the ancient family of the Binghams, by inquisition to hold lands in Melcomb.

of Bingham Melcomb, in the county of Dorset, He m. Parnelle, daughter of Sir Geoffrey

who from his youth was trained up in military Warnhulle or Warmwell, knt. by Ann, his

affairs, and served in the time of Queen wife, daughter of Sir John Mohun, and dying

Mary at St. Quintins, in the Western 11 EDWARD II. (1317) was s. by his son,

Islands of Scotland, Robert DE BINGHAM, aged twenty-two at And in Britain : in the time of Queen Elizabeth, his father's decease, m. Catharine, daughter

at Leith in Scotland : of Thomas Aston, and was father of

In the isle of Candy under the Venetians ; RICHARD DE BINGHAM, living in 1404,

At Cabo Chrio, who died before 9 Henry IV. leaving, by and the famous battle of Lepanto, against the Turks ;

in the civil wars of France, Catherine, his wife, daughter of Thomas Sil

in the Netherlands, vester, a son and successor,

and at Smerwick, Robert de BINGHAM, of Melcomb, who

where the Romans and Irish were vanquished. m. Margaret, daughter of John Frampton,

After he was made governor of Connaught, esq. of Moreton, (see page 194,) and dying in

where he overthrew the Irish Scots, 1431, left two sons, Sir John Bingham, knt.

expelled the traitorous Orourke, who died issueless, and

suppressed divers rebellions, RICHARD BINGHAM, esq. of Melcomb, who and that with small charges to her Majesty ; m. two wives, but left at his decease in 1480, maintaining that province in a flourishing state, issue only by the first Margaret, daughter of

by the space of thirteen years. John Basket, esq. viz. a son and successor,

Finally for his good services Robert BINGHAM, esq. of Melcomb, who

was made Marshall of Ireland

and General of Leinster; m. Joan, daughter of John Delalynde, esq.

Where, at Dublin, in an assured faith in Christ, of Winterbourne, Clenston, and had issue,

he ended this transitory Life, ROBERT, his heir; William ; Catherine, m.

the 19th of Jan.--An. Dom. 1598 to William Lanterton, and Anne, m. to Mark

Æt, 70. Hayes. He d, in 1524, was buried at Melcomb, and s. by his elder son,

Camden mentions Sir Richard as “ Vir ROBERT BINGHAM, esq. of Melcomb, who genere claro et antiquo in agro Dorm. Alice, daughter of Thomas Coker, esq. settensi, sed veteranæ militiæ gloria of Mapouder, and had eight sons and two clarior." daughters, viz.

IV. GEORGE (Sir) knt. who served under 1. ROBERT, his heir.

his brother in the Irish wars, and was 11. Christopher.

governor of Sligo about the year 1996, U1. Richard (Sir), knt. one of the most where he was afterwards killed by

eminent soldiers of the period in Ulick Burgh, an ensign, who deli-
which he lived. In
578, he pro-

vered up the ca to O'Donnel and ceeded with many other volunteers the Irish insurgents. Sir George, in

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