George Rochfort, 2nd Earl of Belvidere1

M, #129591, b. 12 October 1738, d. 13 May 1814
Last Edited=31 Dec 2009
Consanguinity Index=0.0%
George Rochfort, 2nd Earl of Belvidere
by Robert Hunter 2
     George Rochfort, 2nd Earl of Belvidere was born on 12 October 1738.1 He was the son of Robert Rochfort, 1st Earl of Belvidere and Hon. Mary Molesworth.1 He married, firstly, Dorothea Bloomfield, daughter of John Bloomfield and Jane Jocelyn, on 20 August 1775.1 He married, secondly, Jane Mackay, daughter of Reverend James Mackay, on 10 November 1803.1 He died on 13 May 1814 at age 75 at Great Denmark Street, Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG, without issue.1
     He was styled as Viscount Belfield between 1756 and 1774.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Philipstown between 1758 and 1761.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for County Westmeath between 1761 and 1774.1 He held the office of Sheriff of County Westmeath in 1762.1 He held the office of a Governor of County Westmeath between 1772 and 1814.1 He held the office of Grand Master of the Freemasons [Ireland] between 1774 and 1776.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baron Belfield, of co. Westmeath [I., 1738] on 13 November 1774.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Viscount Belfield, of co. Westmeath [I., 1751] on 13 November 1774.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Earl of Belvidere, of co. Westmeath [I., 1756] on 13 November 1774.1 On 7 June 1776 he obtained a pension of £800 per year for his and his father's services.1
     On his death, his three peerages became extinct.1

Child of George Rochfort, 2nd Earl of Belvidere and Jane Mackay

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."

Dorothea Bloomfield1

F, #129592, d. 6 April 1803
Last Edited=13 Sep 2008
     Dorothea Bloomfield was the daughter of John Bloomfield and Jane Jocelyn.1 She married George Rochfort, 2nd Earl of Belvidere, son of Robert Rochfort, 1st Earl of Belvidere and Hon. Mary Molesworth, on 20 August 1775.1 She died on 6 April 1803.1
     After her marriage, Dorothea Bloomfield was styled as Countess of Belvidere on 20 August 1775. From 20 August 1775, her married name became Rochfort.1

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

John Bloomfield1

M, #129593
Last Edited=28 Mar 2017
     John Bloomfield was the son of Benjamin Bloomfield and Dorthy (?).2 He married Jane Jocelyn, daughter of Brig.-Gen. George Jocelyn and Catherine Wythens, circa 28 February 1749.3
     He lived at Redwood, County Tipperary, IrelandG.2 He held the office of High Sheriff of County Tipperary in 1753.2

Children of John Bloomfield and Jane Jocelyn

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S22] Sir Bernard Burke, C.B. LL.D., A Genealogical History of the Dormant, Abeyant, Forfeited, and Extinct Peerages of the British Empire, new edition (1883; reprint, Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1978), page 602. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Extinct Peerage.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3377. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S5792] Robin Dening, "re: Rochfort Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 2 January 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Rochfort Family."

Jane Jocelyn1

F, #129594
Last Edited=28 Mar 2017
     Jane Jocelyn was the daughter of Brig.-Gen. George Jocelyn and Catherine Wythens.1,2 She married John Bloomfield, son of Benjamin Bloomfield and Dorthy (?), circa 28 February 1749.2
     From circa 28 February 1749, her married name became Bloomfield.2

Children of Jane Jocelyn and John Bloomfield

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3377. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S5792] Robin Dening, "re: Rochfort Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger LUNDY (101053), 2 January 2012. Hereinafter cited as "re: Rochfort Family."

Brig.-Gen. George Jocelyn1

M, #129595, d. November 1727
Last Edited=10 Jul 2016
     Brig.-Gen. George Jocelyn was the son of Sir Robert Jocelyn, 1st Bt. and Jane Strange.2 He married Catherine Wythens, daughter of Sir Francis Wythens and Elizabeth Taylor, on 14 November 1713 at Maidstone, Kent, EnglandG.3 He died in November 1727.2
     He gained the rank of Colonel in the Guards.2

Children of Brig.-Gen. George Jocelyn and Catherine Wythens

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S37] BP2003 volume 3, page 3377. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  3. [S15] George Edward Cokayne, editor, The Complete Baronetage, 5 volumes (no date (c. 1900); reprint, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 1983), volume I, page 75. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Baronetage.


Jane Mackay1

F, #129596, d. December 1836
Last Edited=31 Dec 2009
Jane, Countess of Belvidere
by Robert Hunter 2
     Jane Mackay was the daughter of Reverend James Mackay.1 She married, firstly, George Rochfort, 2nd Earl of Belvidere, son of Robert Rochfort, 1st Earl of Belvidere and Hon. Mary Molesworth, on 10 November 1803.1 She married, secondly, Abraham Boyd on 14 December 1815 at Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.3 She died in December 1836 at Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.3
     After her marriage, Jane Mackay was styled as Countess of Belvidere on 10 November 1803. From 10 November 1803, her married name became Rochfort.1 From 14 December 1815, her married name became Boyd.3

Child of Jane Mackay and Abraham Boyd

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S3409] Caroline Maubois, "re: Penancoet Family," e-mail message to Darryl Roger Lundy, 2 December 2008. Hereinafter cited as "re: Penancoet Family."
  3. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume II, page 115.

Reverend James Mackay1

M, #129597
Last Edited=2 Jun 2008
     Reverend James Mackay lived at Phibsborough, County Dublin, IrelandG.1

Child of Reverend James Mackay

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 114. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

Abraham Boyd1

M, #129598
Last Edited=18 Sep 2004
     Abraham Boyd married Jane Mackay, daughter of Reverend James Mackay, on 14 December 1815 at Dublin, County Dublin, IrelandG.1
     He was appointed King's Counsel (K.C.)1

Child of Abraham Boyd and Jane Mackay

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.

George Augustus Rochfort-Boyd1

M, #129599
Last Edited=21 Dec 2008
     George Augustus Rochfort-Boyd is the son of Abraham Boyd and Jane Mackay.1
     He lived at Middleton Park, County Westmeath, IrelandG.1 He held the office of Deputy Lieutenant (D.L.) for County Westmeath.2 He was given the name of George Augustus Boyd at birth.1 On 16 November 1867 his name was legally changed to George Augustus Rochfort-Boyd by Royal Licence.1

Child of George Augustus Rochfort-Boyd

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 115. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S163] Ashworth P. Burke, editor, Burke's Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage, 75th edition (London, U.K.: Harrison and Sons Ltd, 1913), page 409. Hereinafter cited as Burkes Peerage and Baronetage, 75th ed.

Admiral Sir John de la Poer Beresford, 1st Bt.1

M, #129600, b. 1766, d. 2 October 1844
Last Edited=2 Feb 2011
     Admiral Sir John de la Poer Beresford, 1st Bt. was born illegitimately in 1766.1,2 He was the son of George de la Poer Beresford, 1st Marquess of Waterford.1 He married, firstly, Mary Molloy, daughter of Captain Anthony James Pye Molloy, in May 1809.3 He married, secondly, Harriet Elizabeth Peirse, daughter of Henry Peirse, on 17 August 1815.3 He married, thirdly, Amelia Baillie, daughter of James Baillie, on 26 May 1836.4 He died on 2 October 1844.1
     He was appointed Knight, Order of the Tower and Sword of Portugal (K.T.S.)3 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.)3 He gained the rank of Admiral of the White.3 He was appointed Knight Grand Cross, Hanoverian Order (G.C.H.)3 He was appointed Knight Commander, Order of the Bath (K.C.B.)1 He was created 1st Baronet Beresford, of Bagnall, co. Waterford [U.K.] on 21 May 1814.3 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Child of Admiral Sir John de la Poer Beresford, 1st Bt. and Mary Molloy

Children of Admiral Sir John de la Poer Beresford, 1st Bt. and Harriet Elizabeth Peirse

Citations

  1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume II, page 116. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995), reference: "Beresford, John Poo". Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.
  3. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 345. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  4. [S37] BP2003. [S37]