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Medlicott of Dunmurry

THE MEDLICOTT FAMILY LINEAGE

LEWELLYN DE MEDLICOTT, one of the three sons of Sir Roger de Meibron (recorded in the Visitation of Salop) was the first on record to bear this name, which he derived from the Hamlet of Medlicott (or Modlicote) of Wentnor, Salop. He was enfeoffed between 1190 and 1198, in two thirds of the lands of Medlicott by Ralph FitzPicot, as recorded in the Chartulary of Haughmond Abbey of these lands some remained in the possession of the family until the middle of the last century, and some are still held by descendants through the female line. From Lewellyn de Medlicott is descended MEDLICOTT of DUNMURRY. JAMES EDWARD MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, Co. Kildare, J.P. b. 19 Dec. 1827, m. 12 Oct. 1859. Margaret (who d. 1904), dau. of Joshua Henry Davidson., Edinburgh, Physician In Ordinary to H.M. and d. 12 Jan. 1913, leaving issue 1. HENRY EDWARD, b. 12 Jan. 1863. d. 10 July, 1919,unm. 2. Edward James. b. 16 Mar. 1878, d. 21 Sept., 1887. 3. Richard Frederick Cavendish, Major, late R.I. Fusiliers and S.A. Infantry, M.C., O.B.E. Order of Danilo, J.P., b. 9 July, 1877, m. 1920, Augusta Blanche, b. 4 Dec 1888, dau. of late H.J.B. Hargrave, M.I.C.E., of Dublin, and had issue 1. EDWARD, JAMES, b. 13 Aug. 1921. 2. Henry George Stephen, b. 26 Dec. 1922. 3. Anne Stuart.b. 20 Oct. 1924 MAJOR MEDLICOTT succeeded to Dunmurry on the death of his eldest brother, 1919, he died 11 Jan. 1936, and was in turn succeeded by his eldest son EDWARD JAMES. 4. Charles Francis Lewis, b. 25 July 1880. m. Etelka Kustel, and has issue a son James, and a dau. Margaret. 5. George Herbert. b. 6 June. 1885, 2/Lieut. S. African Infantry. K. In Action in France, 15 Oct. 1916. unm. 1. Anne Stuart d. young 1867 2. Elizabeth. m. 21 June, 1896, Thomas Browning Reeves, of Athgarvan House, Co. Kildare. J.P., B.A., of Trin. Coll. Dublin. d. 15th May 1941 3. Mary Graydon, m. 29 Jan. 1896 William Calvert Andrew of Sydney, N.S.W 4. Helen Mackenzie.b. 6 Mar. 1867, d. 1947 5. Anne Catherine Stuart, d. 2.3.39 6. Harriet. m. 22 Mar. 1902, Richard N.E. Bailey. late Lieut. R. Inniskilling Fusiliers. Younger son of late Thomas Bailey, R.N., J.P., of Mulladuff, Co. Fermanagh. 1. Margaret b. 9 Jan 1904 2. Ismay b. 9 Jan 1905, d. 12 July 1966 7. Margaret Cecil, m. 23 Ap. 1908, James Watson Fleming, of Derreen,Co. Longford. d. 1918. She d. 1929. 1. Helen b 1910? LINEAGE:- LEWELLYN DE MEDLICOTT, one of the three sons of Sir Roger de Meibron (recorded in the Visitation of Salop) was the first on record to bear this name, which he derived from the hamlet of Medlicott(or Modlicott) of Wentnor. Salop. He was enfeoffed between 1190 and 1198, in two-thirds of the lands of Medlicott by Ralph FitzPicot, as recorded in the Chartulary of Haughmond Abbey. Of these lands some remained in the possession of the family until the middle of the last century, and some are still held by descendants in the female line. From LEWELLYN DE MEDLICOTT is descended: THOMAS MEDLICOTT of Abingdon, J.P., and D.L. Baptized 9 Mar. 1627. Elected Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, 1645.M.P. for Abingdon, 1688. Was presented with a Parliamentary Medal at the Coronation of William and Mary, 11 Ap. 1689. He had issue 1. James, from whom descends in the female line MEDLYCOTT Bart., of Ven House (see "Burke's Peerage"). 2. Charles of Cottingham, who had by Barbara his wife one son Thomas, who m. Anne. dau. of Richd. Buckley, and had one son who d. d.s.p., and 2 daus. his co-heirs, Anne Barbara, who m. Geo. Hill of Rothwell, Co. Northants. Sergeant–at Law; and Elizabeth m. Rev. John Hill, Rector of Thorpe and Kilmarsh, Co. Northants, and Prebendary of Windsor, and d. 1798. 3. Edmond, living 1772. 4. George (of whom we treat) b. 15. Mar. 1649. 5. Thomas, of Binfold, Co. Berks. Ancestor of MEDLYCOTT of Rockett's Castle, Co. Waterford (see "Burke's Landed Gentry" for that family). Mr. Medlicott d. 13. Dec. 1713, in his 90th yr. His 4th son GEORGE MEDLICOTT of Tully, Co. Kildare, High Sheriff for County Kildare in 16??, purchased from John Berkeley, Lord Fitzharding, 1712, the estates of Youngstown and Dunmurry, Co. Kildare. He m. Elizabeth, dau. of Edward Bagot of Harristown, Go. Kildare, and had by her (who d. 29 Dec. 1725) with seven daus. as many sons. He is buried in the grounds of Kildare Cathedral. (It is not known what brought George Medlicott to Ireland. Some genealogists think that there was a very great friendship or some official connection between George Medlicott and the Earl of Ossory, the eldest son of the Duke of Ormonde, the great supporter of the Stuarts. George Medlicott's third son was named Ossory.) 1. James, of Youngstown, Co. Kildare, d. 1718. 2. Edward, of Moortown, Co. Kildare, d. 19 May, 1762, leaving by Dorcas his wife, five sons whose line is extinct. 3. Ossory (Rev.), b. at Bandon. 1688. m. (1st Hannah, dau. of Gen. Pepper, and had an only son John Pepper, d.s.p., and (2ndly) 23 Sep. 1729, Margaret, dau. and heiress of John Bradeston. and widow of Edward Packenham, of Packenham Hall. 4. John, of Ballysax, Co. Kildare. m. Feb. 1717, Mrs. Hester Withers of Tully, and d.s.p. 5. SAMUEL of Dunmurry, of whom hereafter. 6. George, who had a son b. 1705. 7. Thomas, Will proved 1736. and seven daughters. Mr. Medlicott d. 26 June, 1717, aged 68. His 5th son SAMUEL MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, had by Mary his wife (who d. 1739) 1. James, of Ardscull and Youngstown, Co. Kildare. L.L.D., High Sheriff for County Kildare 1749. d. unm. 25 Dec. 1771, having (by an indenture dated 10 Dec. 1770) assigned all his estates to Charles Dowling of Redhills. Ki1dare, who thereupon adopted the name of Medlicott. He was b. 1705, m. Sarah, dau. of Joshua Paul Meredith, and d. intestate, 13 Feb. 1811, aged 106 yrs., leaving 3 daus. (one of whom - Sarah - m. 1801, John Grogan Barrister–at-Law, and d. 29 Oct. 1819, leaving a son Sir Edward Grogan, Bart.) and one son James Medlicott of Youngstown, who d. 1812, and bequeathed the Medlicott estates back to that family. 2. EDWARD, who continued the line as hereafter. 3. George.Samuel. m. 1765. Anglice Irwin. Mr. Medlicott d. 1731. His second son EDWARD MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, had two sons and two daus. 1. JAMES, his successor. 2. Joseph, of Nealstown, Co. Dublin, m. 5 Mar. 1785, Katherine, dau. of Lt. Col. Robert Wood, M.P. He d. Mar. 1816, leaving issue 1. George, of Rutland Square, Dublin, Clerk of the Peace, Co. Kildare, m. Emily, dau. of Arthur Magan, of Clonearl, and had an only dau. Louisa, m. 21 Dec. 1858, John Prendergast Vereker, son of John Prendergast, 3rd Viscount Gort, and had issue. 2. Edward, settled at Lisbon, m. there, and d. leaving issue. 1. Joseph. 2. William 3. Edward. 1. Frances. 3. James. d. unm. 4. Samuel (Rev.), Rector of Loughrea, Co. Galway, m. Charlotte, dau. of Henry Benedict Dolphin. Co. Galway, and d. 1858, leaving issue by her (who d. May 1. 1884) 1. 1. Joseph George. 2. Henry Benedict. 3.Samuel (Rev.), Rector of Bowness, Cumberld 1. Anne, m. Rev. Geo. Augustus F. Armstrong. 5. Joseph(Rev.), Vicar of Potterne. Co. Wilts. b. 1798, m. Dec. 6, 1838, Dionysia Meliora, dau. of Richard Godolphin Long, of Rood Ashton, Co. Wilts, and d. 1871, leaving issue 1. Henry Edmondstone, of Sandfield Co Wilts. J.P., M.A. (Oxford. b. Jan. 1840. m. Ap. 1874, Kate D'Oyley, dau. of Alex. Robinson Gale, of Stanton Lodge, nr. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, and had issue 1. Godfrey, b. Dec. 1877, d. 1883. 2. Walter Sandfield, of Partridge Hall Goathland, Yorks, b. 28 Aug. 1879, m. Oct. 1910, Lavender, dau. of Sir Alfred E. Pease, of Pinchinthorpe, Yorks, Bart. (see "Burke's Peerage"), and has issue 1. Dionysia. 2. Helen. 3. Rosemary. 3. Henry Edward, b. 24 July, 1882, Capt. 3rd Skinner's Horse. I.A. (Retd. Lt. Col.), m. June, 1910, Clare, dau. of Sir Martin le Marchant Gosselin, G.C.V.O., K.C.M.G., C.B. of Blakemere, Herts. (see that family) and has issue 1. Ronal Francis, b. 23 May, 1911. m. 1936, Marie Theodore, dau. of Ludovic, Baron Moncheur, former Belgian Ambassador in London, and has 2 sons 1. Yvonne. 2. Iris. 3. Ursula. 4. Stephen, R.N. b. 22 May, 1899, d. 1915, unm. 1. Josephine Kate, m. 1899, Henry Paton Rogers, Capt. Wilts. Regt., who d. at Bloomfontein 13 May, 1900. 2. Walter Edward (Rev.), M.A. Whingarth, Shedfield, Hants. (Late Vicar of Swanmore 1871 - 1907), b. 23 June, 1841, m. June 1868, Louisa, dau. of Rev. Robt. Sumner, and grand-dau. of Charles Sumner, Bishop of Winchester, and had issue 1. Robert Sumner (Rev.), Vicar of Newbury, Canon of Winchester, b. 2 May, 1869, m. 1905, Ellen Douglas, dau. of late John J. Irvine, of Waterford, Cape Colony, and has issue 1. Twin son and dau. b. 24 Jan. ‑ d. 25 Jan. 1908. 2. John Irvine, b. 16 July, 1914, twin bro. of Anne Irvine (see below) 3. Joan Douglas, m. 1933, Nigel H. Alers-Hankey, and has a son b. 1936. 4. Anne Irvine, m. 28 May, 1936, the Hon. John Yarburgh Gunliffe-Lister. Issue a son - David Yarburgh, b. 1937. 2. Walter Barrington, A/Capt. R. Tank Corps, and Camouflage instructor, b. Oct. 1873. m. Ap. 1900 Hilda Fothergill, dau. of late W. Fothergill Robinson, Q.C., Vice Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, d. 18 Sept. 1920, leaving one dau. Eleanor Betty, d. 1923. 1. Margaret Edith. 2. Grace Katherine. EDWARD MEDLICOTT'S Family (of Dunmurry) contd:- 1. Elizabeth. m. Feb. 1768, John Bell. 2. Grace, m. Feb. 1772, Robert Bell.Mr. Medlicott was succeeded by his eldest son JAMES MEDLICOTT of Durmurry, b. 1737, m. 1st Dec, 1774, Jane, dau. of Alexander Wood, and had an only son 1. Alexander, an officer in the Kildare Militia, who went to India., and d. there v.p., without surviving issue. Mr. Medlicott m. secondly, Feb. 1784, Mary, dau. of Thomas Graydon, and had further issue 2. Edward his successor 3. James, d. unm. 4. George, H.E.I.C. d. unm. 5. Thomas, m. Martha Williams, d.s.p. 6. Graydon, settled in N. America, m. Hester, dau. of John Grant, and had with 5 daus., 1 son James. 1. Mary Anne, d. unm. 2. Elizabeth, m. Rev. W. Cox, Canon of Kildare Cathedral. 3. Katherine, d. unm 4. Letitia, d. unm. 5. Jane, d. unm. 6. Frances, d. unm. Mr. Medlicott succeeded to the remainder of the family estates in 1812, d. 1827, aged 90, and was succeeded by his eldest son EDWARD JAMES MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, J.P. m. Feb. 1827 Anne, dau of Solomon Speer, of Granitefield, Co. Dublin (by Anne dau. of Richd. Donovan, J.P., D.L., of Ballymore Castle Co. Wexford), by whom (who d. in l866) he had issue 1. JAMES EDWARD MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, J.P. was the last "Sovereign" of Kildare. An ancient borough government originated by the Anglo-Norman invaders. That of Kildare was erected about 1171, by William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke (son–in-law of Strongbow), and Lord of Leinster. The Sovereign of Kildare was Governor and Chief Magistrate of the Town (City ?) under an ancient Charter from the King. Election was annual. By the lapse of election of Sovereign end Provosts the Corporation was dissolved, subject to revival. In 1707 a Petition was presented to Parliament (Irish), charging George Medlicott of Tully with undue practices, but these having been satisfactorily explained, nothing was gained by the Petition. An account of these proceedings adds "the milder government of Mr. Medlicott, to whose character the witnesses pay their tribute of respect." 2. Edward Richard, Sub-Inspector, Royal Irish Constabulary, d. unm, 1872. 3. Richard Solomon, (b.16th Dec 1827) m. Mar. 1882, Louisa, dau. of A.T.H. Banks. M.D., and has issue (died 11th Oct 1911) 1. Alfred Richard. (b. 1891, d. 31st Aug 1969) m. 1937, Ismay Gundred Helen, dau, of late R.E.N. Bailey, Capt. R.I. Fusiliers, and grand-dau. of James Edward Medlicott of Dunmurry, and has a son. (Christopher) 1. Norah Anne. (b 21st April 1883) m. A.E. Cordeux. of Bowral, N.S. Wales 2. Marcia, (b 1886) m. C.R. Westmacott. Carathool, N.S. Wales. 1. Anne,b. 31st Oct 1839), m. Walter Bagot, and d.s,p. (6 Aug 1878) Mr. Medlicott d. 11 Jan. 1868 and was succeeded by his eldest son. SEAT: Dunmurry. County Ki1dare. ARMS: Quarterly. per fesse indented gu and az. 3 lions rampant argent. CREST: Out of a mural coronet gu a demi eagle, wings expanded. or MOTTO: Dat cura Quietem.

© philip medlicott 2021

Medlicott of Dunmurry

THE MEDLICOTT FAMILY LINEAGE

LEWELLYN DE MEDLICOTT, one of the three sons of Sir Roger de Meibron (recorded in the Visitation of Salop) was the first on record to bear this name, which he derived from the Hamlet of Medlicott (or Modlicote) of Wentnor, Salop. He was enfeoffed between 1190 and 1198, in two thirds of the lands of Medlicott by Ralph FitzPicot, as recorded in the Chartulary of Haughmond Abbey of these lands some remained in the possession of the family until the middle of the last century, and some are still held by descendants through the female line. From Lewellyn de Medlicott is descended MEDLICOTT of DUNMURRY. JAMES EDWARD MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, Co. Kildare, J.P. b. 19 Dec. 1827, m. 12 Oct. 1859. Margaret (who d. 1904), dau. of Joshua Henry Davidson., Edinburgh, Physician In Ordinary to H.M. and d. 12 Jan. 1913, leaving issue 1. HENRY EDWARD, b. 12 Jan. 1863. d. 10 July, 1919,unm. 2. Edward James. b. 16 Mar. 1878, d. 21 Sept., 1887. 3. Richard Frederick Cavendish, Major, late R.I. Fusiliers and S.A. Infantry, M.C., O.B.E. Order of Danilo, J.P., b. 9 July, 1877, m. 1920, Augusta Blanche, b. 4 Dec 1888, dau. of late H.J.B. Hargrave, M.I.C.E., of Dublin, and had issue 1. EDWARD, JAMES, b. 13 Aug. 1921. 2. Henry George Stephen, b. 26 Dec. 1922. 3. Anne Stuart.b. 20 Oct. 1924 MAJOR MEDLICOTT succeeded to Dunmurry on the death of his eldest brother, 1919, he died 11 Jan. 1936, and was in turn succeeded by his eldest son EDWARD JAMES. 4. Charles Francis Lewis, b. 25 July 1880. m. Etelka Kustel, and has issue a son James, and a dau. Margaret. 5. George Herbert. b. 6 June. 1885, 2/Lieut. S. African Infantry. K. In Action in France, 15 Oct. 1916. unm. 1. Anne Stuart d. young 1867 2. Elizabeth. m. 21 June, 1896, Thomas Browning Reeves, of Athgarvan House, Co. Kildare. J.P., B.A., of Trin. Coll. Dublin. d. 15th May 1941 3. Mary Graydon, m. 29 Jan. 1896 William Calvert Andrew of Sydney, N.S.W 4. Helen Mackenzie.b. 6 Mar. 1867, d. 1947 5. Anne Catherine Stuart, d. 2.3.39 6. Harriet. m. 22 Mar. 1902, Richard N.E. Bailey. late Lieut. R. Inniskilling Fusiliers. Younger son of late Thomas Bailey, R.N., J.P., of Mulladuff, Co. Fermanagh. 1. Margaret b. 9 Jan 1904 2. Ismay b. 9 Jan 1905, d. 12 July 1966 7. Margaret Cecil, m. 23 Ap. 1908, James Watson Fleming, of Derreen,Co. Longford. d. 1918. She d. 1929. 1. Helen b 1910? LINEAGE:- LEWELLYN DE MEDLICOTT, one of the three sons of Sir Roger de Meibron (recorded in the Visitation of Salop) was the first on record to bear this name, which he derived from the hamlet of Medlicott(or Modlicott) of Wentnor. Salop. He was enfeoffed between 1190 and 1198, in two- thirds of the lands of Medlicott by Ralph FitzPicot, as recorded in the Chartulary of Haughmond Abbey. Of these lands some remained in the possession of the family until the middle of the last century, and some are still held by descendants in the female line. From LEWELLYN DE MEDLICOTT is descended: THOMAS MEDLICOTT of Abingdon, J.P., and D.L. Baptized 9 Mar. 1627. Elected Fellow of St. John's College, Oxford, 1645.M.P. for Abingdon, 1688. Was presented with a Parliamentary Medal at the Coronation of William and Mary, 11 Ap. 1689. He had issue 1. James, from whom descends in the female line MEDLYCOTT Bart., of Ven House (see "Burke's Peerage"). 2. Charles of Cottingham, who had by Barbara his wife one son Thomas, who m. Anne. dau. of Richd. Buckley, and had one son who d. d.s.p., and 2 daus. his co-heirs, Anne Barbara, who m. Geo. Hill of Rothwell, Co. Northants. Sergeant–at Law; and Elizabeth m. Rev. John Hill, Rector of Thorpe and Kilmarsh, Co. Northants, and Prebendary of Windsor, and d. 1798. 3. Edmond, living 1772. 4. George (of whom we treat) b. 15. Mar. 1649. 5. Thomas, of Binfold, Co. Berks. Ancestor of MEDLYCOTT of Rockett's Castle, Co. Waterford (see "Burke's Landed Gentry" for that family). Mr. Medlicott d. 13. Dec. 1713, in his 90th yr. His 4th son GEORGE MEDLICOTT of Tully, Co. Kildare, High Sheriff for County Kildare in 16??, purchased from John Berkeley, Lord Fitzharding, 1712, the estates of Youngstown and Dunmurry, Co. Kildare. He m. Elizabeth, dau. of Edward Bagot of Harristown, Go. Kildare, and had by her (who d. 29 Dec. 1725) with seven daus. as many sons. He is buried in the grounds of Kildare Cathedral. (It is not known what brought George Medlicott to Ireland. Some genealogists think that there was a very great friendship or some official connection between George Medlicott and the Earl of Ossory, the eldest son of the Duke of Ormonde, the great supporter of the Stuarts. George Medlicott's third son was named Ossory.) 1. James, of Youngstown, Co. Kildare, d. 1718. 2. Edward, of Moortown, Co. Kildare, d. 19 May, 1762, leaving by Dorcas his wife, five sons whose line is extinct. 3. Ossory (Rev.), b. at Bandon. 1688. m. (1st Hannah, dau. of Gen. Pepper, and had an only son John Pepper, d.s.p., and (2ndly) 23 Sep. 1729, Margaret, dau. and heiress of John Bradeston. and widow of Edward Packenham, of Packenham Hall. 4. John, of Ballysax, Co. Kildare. m. Feb. 1717, Mrs. Hester Withers of Tully, and d.s.p. 5. SAMUEL of Dunmurry, of whom hereafter. 6. George, who had a son b. 1705. 7. Thomas, Will proved 1736. and seven daughters. Mr. Medlicott d. 26 June, 1717, aged 68. His 5th son SAMUEL MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, had by Mary his wife (who d. 1739) 1. James, of Ardscull and Youngstown, Co. Kildare. L.L.D., High Sheriff for County Kildare 1749. d. unm. 25 Dec. 1771, having (by an indenture dated 10 Dec. 1770) assigned all his estates to Charles Dowling of Redhills. Ki1dare, who thereupon adopted the name of Medlicott. He was b. 1705, m. Sarah, dau. of Joshua Paul Meredith, and d. intestate, 13 Feb. 1811, aged 106 yrs., leaving 3 daus. (one of whom - Sarah - m. 1801, John Grogan Barrister–at-Law, and d. 29 Oct. 1819, leaving a son Sir Edward Grogan, Bart.) and one son James Medlicott of Youngstown, who d. 1812, and bequeathed the Medlicott estates back to that family. 2. EDWARD, who continued the line as hereafter. 3. George.Samuel. m. 1765. Anglice Irwin. Mr. Medlicott d. 1731. His second son EDWARD MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, had two sons and two daus. 1. JAMES, his successor. 2. Joseph, of Nealstown, Co. Dublin, m. 5 Mar. 1785, Katherine, dau. of Lt. Col. Robert Wood, M.P. He d. Mar. 1816, leaving issue 1. George, of Rutland Square, Dublin, Clerk of the Peace, Co. Kildare, m. Emily, dau. of Arthur Magan, of Clonearl, and had an only dau. Louisa, m. 21 Dec. 1858, John Prendergast Vereker, son of John Prendergast, 3rd Viscount Gort, and had issue. 2. Edward, settled at Lisbon, m. there, and d. leaving issue. 1. Joseph. 2. William 3. Edward. 1. Frances. 3. James. d. unm. 4. Samuel (Rev.), Rector of Loughrea, Co. Galway, m. Charlotte, dau. of Henry Benedict Dolphin. Co. Galway, and d. 1858, leaving issue by her (who d. May 1. 1884) 1. 1. Joseph George. 2. Henry Benedict. 3.Samuel (Rev.), Rector of Bowness, Cumberld 1. Anne, m. Rev. Geo. Augustus F. Armstrong. 5. Joseph(Rev.), Vicar of Potterne. Co. Wilts. b. 1798, m. Dec. 6, 1838, Dionysia Meliora, dau. of Richard Godolphin Long, of Rood Ashton, Co. Wilts, and d. 1871, leaving issue 1. Henry Edmondstone, of Sandfield Co Wilts. J.P., M.A. (Oxford. b. Jan. 1840. m. Ap. 1874, Kate D'Oyley, dau. of Alex. Robinson Gale, of Stanton Lodge, nr. Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk, and had issue 1. Godfrey, b. Dec. 1877, d. 1883. 2. Walter Sandfield, of Partridge Hall Goathland, Yorks, b. 28 Aug. 1879, m. Oct. 1910, Lavender, dau. of Sir Alfred E. Pease, of Pinchinthorpe, Yorks, Bart. (see "Burke's Peerage"), and has issue 1. Dionysia. 2. Helen. 3. Rosemary. 3. Henry Edward, b. 24 July, 1882, Capt. 3rd Skinner's Horse. I.A. (Retd. Lt. Col.), m. June, 1910, Clare, dau. of Sir Martin le Marchant Gosselin, G.C.V.O., K.C.M.G., C.B. of Blakemere, Herts. (see that family) and has issue 1. Ronal Francis, b. 23 May, 1911. m. 1936, Marie Theodore, dau. of Ludovic, Baron Moncheur, former Belgian Ambassador in London, and has 2 sons 1. Yvonne. 2. Iris. 3. Ursula. 4. Stephen, R.N. b. 22 May, 1899, d. 1915, unm. 1. Josephine Kate, m. 1899, Henry Paton Rogers, Capt. Wilts. Regt., who d. at Bloomfontein 13 May, 1900. 2. Walter Edward (Rev.), M.A. Whingarth, Shedfield, Hants. (Late Vicar of Swanmore 1871 - 1907), b. 23 June, 1841, m. June 1868, Louisa, dau. of Rev. Robt. Sumner, and grand-dau. of Charles Sumner, Bishop of Winchester, and had issue 1. Robert Sumner (Rev.), Vicar of Newbury, Canon of Winchester, b. 2 May, 1869, m. 1905, Ellen Douglas, dau. of late John J. Irvine, of Waterford, Cape Colony, and has issue 1. Twin son and dau. b. 24 Jan. ‑ d. 25 Jan. 1908. 2. John Irvine, b. 16 July, 1914, twin bro. of Anne Irvine (see below) 3. Joan Douglas, m. 1933, Nigel H. Alers-Hankey, and has a son b. 1936. 4. Anne Irvine, m. 28 May, 1936, the Hon. John Yarburgh Gunliffe-Lister. Issue a son - David Yarburgh, b. 1937. 2. Walter Barrington, A/Capt. R. Tank Corps, and Camouflage instructor, b. Oct. 1873. m. Ap. 1900 Hilda Fothergill, dau. of late W. Fothergill Robinson, Q.C., Vice Chancellor of Duchy of Lancaster, d. 18 Sept. 1920, leaving one dau. Eleanor Betty, d. 1923. 1. Margaret Edith. 2. Grace Katherine. EDWARD MEDLICOTT'S Family (of Dunmurry) contd:- 1. Elizabeth. m. Feb. 1768, John Bell. 2. Grace, m. Feb. 1772, Robert Bell.Mr. Medlicott was succeeded by his eldest son JAMES MEDLICOTT of Durmurry, b. 1737, m. 1st Dec, 1774, Jane, dau. of Alexander Wood, and had an only son 1. Alexander, an officer in the Kildare Militia, who went to India., and d. there v.p., without surviving issue. Mr. Medlicott m. secondly, Feb. 1784, Mary, dau. of Thomas Graydon, and had further issue 2. Edward his successor 3. James, d. unm. 4. George, H.E.I.C. d. unm. 5. Thomas, m. Martha Williams, d.s.p. 6. Graydon, settled in N. America, m. Hester, dau. of John Grant, and had with 5 daus., 1 son James. 1. Mary Anne, d. unm. 2. Elizabeth, m. Rev. W. Cox, Canon of Kildare Cathedral. 3. Katherine, d. unm 4. Letitia, d. unm. 5. Jane, d. unm. 6. Frances, d. unm. Mr. Medlicott succeeded to the remainder of the family estates in 1812, d. 1827, aged 90, and was succeeded by his eldest son EDWARD JAMES MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, J.P. m. Feb. 1827 Anne, dau of Solomon Speer, of Granitefield, Co. Dublin (by Anne dau. of Richd. Donovan, J.P., D.L., of Ballymore Castle Co. Wexford), by whom (who d. in l866) he had issue 1. JAMES EDWARD MEDLICOTT of Dunmurry, J.P. was the last "Sovereign" of Kildare. An ancient borough government originated by the Anglo-Norman invaders. That of Kildare was erected about 1171, by William Marshall, Earl of Pembroke (son–in-law of Strongbow), and Lord of Leinster. The Sovereign of Kildare was Governor and Chief Magistrate of the Town (City ?) under an ancient Charter from the King. Election was annual. By the lapse of election of Sovereign end Provosts the Corporation was dissolved, subject to revival. In 1707 a Petition was presented to Parliament (Irish), charging George Medlicott of Tully with undue practices, but these having been satisfactorily explained, nothing was gained by the Petition. An account of these proceedings adds "the milder government of Mr. Medlicott, to whose character the witnesses pay their tribute of respect." 2. Edward Richard, Sub-Inspector, Royal Irish Constabulary, d. unm, 1872. 3. Richard Solomon, (b.16th Dec 1827) m. Mar. 1882, Louisa, dau. of A.T.H. Banks. M.D., and has issue (died 11th Oct 1911) 1. Alfred Richard. (b. 1891, d. 31st Aug 1969) m. 1937, Ismay Gundred Helen, dau, of late R.E.N. Bailey, Capt. R.I. Fusiliers, and grand-dau. of James Edward Medlicott of Dunmurry, and has a son. (Christopher) 1. Norah Anne. (b 21st April 1883) m. A.E. Cordeux. of Bowral, N.S. Wales 2. Marcia, (b 1886) m. C.R. Westmacott. Carathool, N.S. Wales. 1. Anne,b. 31st Oct 1839), m. Walter Bagot, and d.s,p. (6 Aug 1878) Mr. Medlicott d. 11 Jan. 1868 and was succeeded by his eldest son. SEAT: Dunmurry. County Ki1dare. ARMS: Quarterly. per fesse indented gu and az. 3 lions rampant argent. CREST: Out of a mural coronet gu a demi eagle, wings expanded. or MOTTO: Dat cura Quietem.