'Holmes2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Holmes of Garryduff, Holmes of Johnstown, Holmes of Peterfield

Peter Holmes (d 02.12.1675, of the Court of Chancery in Ireland)
m. Bridget Ussher (dau of Robert Ussher of Cromlin)
1. Robert Holmes of Clongeny, co. Kildare (d 11.1683)
  m. (08.1679) Ciskey Aylmer (dau of John Aylmer)
  A. John Holmes
B. Bridget Holmes
  m. _ Aylmer
2. George Holmes of New Hall, co. Kildare (dvp 13.11.1675)
  m. (08.1674) Lucy Hamilton (dau of William Hamilton of Liscloony, m2. William Talbot)
A. Peter Holmes 'of Johnstown' of Peterfield (co. Tipperary), Sheriff of King's Co. (b 1675, d 08.02.1731, MP)
  m1. Lucy Sprigg (dau of William Sprigg of Cloonivoe)
  i. Robert Holmes 'of Johnstown' of Peterfield (b 1706, d 22.01.1759)
  m. Elizabeth Malone (dau of Richard Malone of Ballynahown)
  a. Peter Holmes of Peterfield, Sheriff of co. Tipperary (d 1803, MP)
  m. (04.02.1765) Elizabeth Prittie (dsp 22.05.1768, dau of Henry Prittieof Kilboy)
  b. Isabella Holmes
  m. (21.06.1742) Thomas Dawson of Nenagh
  c. Bridget Holmes
  m. (1753) John Bayly of Debsborough
  d. Jane Holmes
  m. (06.1757) Owen Moony of Lackagh
  e.+ other issue (d unm) - Anne (d 29.08.1760), Margaret (d 03.05.1765)
  m2. Anne Crosbie (dau of Sir Thomas Crosbie of Ardfert, widow of Richard Malone & William L'Estrange)
  B. George Holmes of Liscloony (King's Co.), Sheriff of co. Longford & King's Co. (b 1676, d 1734, MP)
  m1. (sp) Catherine
  m2. (01.07.1703) Isabella Hamilton (d 1758, dau of Rev. Andrew Hamilton of Kilskery by Isabella, dau of James Galbraith) had issue
  i. Andrew Holmes (dsp)
  m. (1730) Sarah Saunderson (dau of John Saunderson)
  ii. Galbraith Holmes of Ballinlough, Sheriff of co. Longford (b 1706, d 11.1763)
m. (06.1742) Dorcas Adair (dau of Robert Adair of Hollybrook)
  a. Galbraith Holmes of Ballinlough, Sheriff of co. Longford (a 1768)
  b. Jane Holmes
  m. Peter Beatty of Spring Park
  c.+ other issue - Robert of Willbrook (a 1802, Sheriff of co. Longford), Galbraith
  iii. Gilbert Holmes of Belmount, Sheriff of King's Co. (d 1810, 5th son)
  m. (04.11.1752) Mary Saunderson (d 30.11.1771, dau of Francis Saunderson of Castle Saunderson)
  a. Peter Holmes of Peterfield, Sheriff of co. Tipperary (b 1765, d 27.10.1843)
  m. (17.05.1796) Henrietta Maria Hamilton (d 03.12.1844, dau of James Archibald Hamilton, Dean of Cloyne)
  (1) Peter Holmes of Peterfield (b 1798, d 01.05.1843) had issue
  m. Mary Augusta Postle (dau of Rev. _ Postle, m2. John Hamilton Dundas)
  (2) James Gustavus Hamilton Holmes (b 1809, Colonel, 4th son) had issue
  m. Edith Robinson (dau of Rev. Robert Robinson of Ballynavin)
  (3) Elizabeth Catherine Holmes (b 1801)
  m. (1832) George Goff
  (4) Jane Sophia Holmes (b 1806)
  m. William Mitchell
  (5) Maria Julia Holmes
  m. William Woodley Frederick de Cerjat of Lausanne
(6) Julia Holmes (b 1812)
  m. Vicomte Brenier de Montmorand
  (7)+ other issue - Aleaxander, Gilbert, Henrietta Mary (b 1800), Mary Anne (b 1803)
  b. Gilbert Holmes (d 23.12.1846, Dean of Ardfert) had issue
  m. (1810) Lydia Waller Saunderson (dau of Col. Francis Saunderson of Castle Saunderson)
  c. Alexander Holmes 'of The Curragh' of Holmes Lodge, co. Kildare (b 1780, d 1840)
  m. (1800) Jane Hamilton
  (1) Arthur Holmes (b 1801)
  (2) Frances ('Fanny') Holmes (d 02.04.1871)
  m. (05.06.1837) Berkeley Wodehouse
  d. Bridget Holmes
  e. Mary Anne Holmes (b 1767)
m. (1812) Henry Evans (Admiral, MP)
  f. Elizabeth Holmes (b 1768)
  m. (1792) William Harding
  iv. James Holmes (Captain, 7th son)
  m. (01.1769) Frances Gray (widow of Warneford Armstrong of Ballycumber)
  v. Richard Holmes
  m. (31.08.1756) Elizabeth Molesworth (dau of Hon. William Molesworth)
  vi. Elizabeth Holmes
  m. (1722) Edmund Armstrong of Gillon (Gallen)
  vii. Lucy Holmes
  m. Thomas Armstrong of Ballylin
  viii.+ other issue - Robert (b 1710, d unm), George of Ferbane (a 1756), Henry, Isabella (d unm 1790), Jane
3. Margaret Holmes
  m. (11.11.1669) Arthur Shepheard
4. Anne Holmes
  m. (1678) John Southerne
5. Jane Holmes
  m1. (1685) James Ryan
  m2. Cornelius Magenis
6.+ other isuse (d unm) - Gilbert of Ovidstown (d 1689), Mary (d 1715)



Richard Holmes
1. Robert Holmes of Garryduff (d by 1759)
  m. Elizabeth
  A. Thomas Holmes (d by 1759)
  B. Richard Holmes (d c1783-6)
  m. Jane Telford of Ballyclough
  i. Thomas Holmes of Farmhill, Sheriff of co. Sligo (d 06.1818, 2nd son)
  m. Anne Phibbs (sister of Dr. _ Phibbs)
  a. Richard Holmes of Oakfield, Sligo (d 1820) had issue
  m. Anne Erskine (dau of Alexander Erskine)
  b. William Holmes (b 1779, d 1853, MP, 5th son) had issue
  m. (1807) Helen Tew (dau of John Tew, widow of Sir James Stronge)
  c. Robert Holmes had issue
  m. Lucy Watts (dau of Alexander Watts of Jamaica)
  d. Jane Holmes
  m. Richard Meaben
  e. Elizabeth Holmes
  m. _ Petarr
  f.+ other issue (d unm) - Joseph, Isaac, Mathew, Esther Mary
  ii. Richard Holmes of Prospect & Garryduff, Sherifff (b 1755, d 34.03.1822, 4th son)
  m1. (28.08.1780) Elizabeth Telford (sister of Michael Telford of Ballylough)
  a.+ issue (d young)
m2. Anne Arbuthnot (dau of John Arbuthnot of Rockfleet)
  a. George Arbuthnot Holmes of Moorock, King's Co., Sheriff (b 1788, d 11.1847)
  m. (02.1813) Jane Moore (dau of John Moore of Clara)
  (1) Jane Holmes
  m. (02.1836) Cuthbert John Clibborn of Moate (d 1847)
  (2) Elizabeth Holmes
  m. (11.08.1842) George Nixon Montgomery (son of Major Alexander)
  b. Charles Holmes of Prospect (b 06.07.1796) had issue
  m. Martha Molloy (dau of Edward Mollot of Dovehill)
  c. Robert Holmes of Moycashel (b 31.10.1803, d 17.10.1870) had issue
  m. (24.12.1842) Jane Henn (d 03.05.1905, dau of William Henn of Dublin)
  d. Anne Holmes (b 1787, d 1847)
  m. Rev. Cuthbert Fetherston
  e. Jane Holmes (b 1789, d 03.1843)
  m. (11.06.1811) Samuel Lindsay Bucknall of Turin Castle (d 24.04.1844)
  f. Eliza Holmes (b 01.1791)
  m. (1814) D.J. Hearn (Lt. Colonel)
  g. Sarah Holmes (b 1793)
  m. (1824) Justin Brennan
  h. Frances Holmes (b 1799)
  m. (1823) Rev. W.R. Gresson
  i. Susan Holmes (b 1801)
  m. (1818) Gustavus Jones of Belville
  iii. Mary Holmes
  m. Peter Longworth of Bunnahenley
  iv.+ other issue - Joseph (b 1745, d 1770), William (d 1780), Elizabeth (d 1766?)
  C. Elizabeth Holmes
  m. _ Forbes
  D. Mary Holmes
  m. _ Mitchell
  E. Jane Holmes
  m. John Armstrong of Kilclare

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : BLGI1912 ('Holmes of St. David's')
(2) For lower section : BLGI1912 ('Holmes, late of Moycashel')
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