'Irvine05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Irvine of Castle Irvine, Irvine of Cooles, Irvine of Killadeas, Irvine of Rockfield

Christopher 'Black Christie' Irving or Irvine of Robgill & Annan (d 1604)
BLG1952 (Irving of Well Place) describes Christopher as "ancestor of the two Irish branches of the family". It is an assumption that he was father (possibly grandfather) of ...
1. Christopher Irvine in London, later of Castle Irvine, co. Fermanagh
  m. Blanche Irvine (dau of Edward Irvine of Stapleton by Mary Graham (of the family of Preston), cousin)
A. Sir Gerard Irvine, Bart of Castle Irvine & Lowtherstown (d 1689, Lt. Colonel)
  m1. Catherine Cathcart (dsp, dau of Captain Adam Cathcart)
  m2. Mary Hamilton (d 1685, dau of Major William Hamilton of Blair)
  i. Christopher Irvine (b 1654, dvpsp)
  m. Deborah Blennerhassett (dau/heir of Henry Blennerhassett of Castle Hassett)
  ii. Margaret Irvine
  m. John Creighton or Crichton of Crum
  iii.+ other issue (dvp) - Charles (unm 1682), Gerard
  B. Christopher Irvine of Edinburgh (b 1618, d 1693, Physician General in Scotland)
  m. Margaret Wishart (dau of James Wishart of Pittarow)
  i. Christopher Irvine of Castle Irvine, Sheriff of co. Fermanagh (b c1642, dsp 1714)
  m. (1704) Phoebe Hume (dau of Sir John Hume of Castle Hume)
  ii. James Irvine of Dumfries (surgeon)
  m. _ Maxwell
  a. Christopher Irvine (d young)
  C. Lancelot Irvine (d unm)
  D. William Irvine of Ballindulla, Sheriff of co. Fermanagh (d 1691)
  m. Elizabeth Gledstanes (dau of General Herbert Gledstanes, Governor of Walgast)
i. Christopher Irvine of Castle Irvine (d 1723, Colonel)
  m1. (1683) Mary Bernard (dau of Rev. _ Bernard)
  a. Mary Irvine
  m. _ Hamilton
b. Elizabeth Irvine
  m2. (1693) Dorothy Anne Brett (dau of Jeffry Brett)
  c. Christopher Irvine of Castle Irvine, Sheriff of co. Fermanagh (b 15.04.1697, d 1755)
  m1. (1718, sp) Dorcas Montgomery (dau of Col. Alexander Montgomery)
  m2. (1727) Elinor Mervyn (d 07.1767, dau of Audley Mervyn of Trillick by Olivia Coote, dau of Richard, 1st Lord Colloony)
(1) William Irvine of Castle Irvine, Sheriff of Fermanagh then Tyrone (b 15.07.1734, d 05.1814)
  m1. (10.12.1755) Flora Caroline Cole (d 20.10.1757, dau of John Cole, 1st Lord of Mount Florence)
  (A) Christopher Irvine (d young)
  m2. (23.02.1760) Sophia Lowther (dau of George Lowther of Kilrue by Judith Usher)
(B) Gorge Marcus Irvine of Castle Irvine (b 26.11.1760, d 28.11.1847, Major)
  m. (31.03.1788) Elizabeth D'Arcy (d 1829, dau of Judge D'Arcy of Dunmow Castle by Elizabeth Nugent)
  (i) William D'Arcy Irvine of Castle Irvine (b 22.01.1793, d 23.06.1857) had issue
  m. (1817) Maria Brooke (d 18.07.1838, dau of Sir Henry Brooke, 1st Bart of Cole Brooke)
  (ii) St. George Irvine (b 1801, 4th son)
  m. Catherine Fennell
  (iii) Somerset Irvine (b 1809, dsp 1850, RN)
  m. _ Hargrave (dau of Abraham Hargrave of Cove)
  (iv) Elizabeth Irvine (b 1795)
  m. Fernando Incontri of Florence, Marquis
  (v) Sophia Irvine (b 1799, d 21.03.1880)
m. (10.09.1821) Arthur Hill-Trevor, 3rd Viscount Dungannon (b 09.11.1798, dsp 11.08.1862)
  (vi)+ other issue - Richard (b 1794, dsp), Gorges Mervyn (b 1798, Rev.), Louisa (b 1791), Susanna Amilia (b 1797, d unm 1870), Letitia (b 1805, d unm 05.04.1884)
  (C) William Henry Irvine (b 1763, d 1839, rector of Tara & Dunshaughlin)
  m. (1791) Elizabeth Hamilton (d 26.04.1859, dau of James Hamilton of Sheephill)
  (i) Gorges Lowther Irvine (d 11.1838, rector of Rathregan) had issue
  m. (12.1827) Henrietta Florence Nugent (d 13.03.1834, dau of Christopher Edmund John Nugent of Bobsgrove)
  (ii) Henry Irvine of Rosslare & Kilmore (b 1802, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (1829) Elizabeth Rowe (dau of Ebenezer Radford Rowe of Ballyharty)
  (iii) St. George Caulfeild Irvine (rector of Kilmessan) had issue (1 dau)
m. Georgina Preston (dau of Nathaniel Preston of Swainstown)
  (iv) Caroline Irvine
  m. John Lowe (rector of Dunshaughlin)
  (v)+ other issue (d unm) - James of Dublin (d 11.1867, Comm. RN), Hans, Charlotte (d 1874), Harriett
  (D) George St. George Irvine of Ballinatown, Sheriff of Wexford (b 1771, Major, 4th son) had issue
  m1. Bridget D'Arcy (dsp, dau of Maurice Howlin D'Arcy of Cooline)
  m2. Frances Doyne (dau of Robert Doyne of Wells)
  (E) Henry William Irvine (b 1772)
  m. Rebecca Cooke
  (i) Rebecca Irvine
m. David Onge
  (F) John Cauldfield Irvine (b 1781, dsp 1850, Captain, 7th son)
  m. Mary Broderick Mitchell (dau of Henry Mitchell of Mitchellsfort, relict of Grice Smyth)
  (G) Sophia Maria Irvine
  m. Carew Smith (Captain)
  (H) Elinor Jane Irvine
  m. Henry Gonne Bell
  (I) Florence Elizabeth Anne Irvine
  m. William Rathborne
  (J) Olivia Emily Irvine
  m. George Lennox Conyngham
  (K) Frances Mary Irvine
  m. Jones Irwin of co. Sligo
  (L) Harriett Irvine
  m. John Carleton of Mohill
  (M) Letitia St. Patricia Mervyn Irvine
  m. Alexander Stuart (Colonel, son of General James)
(N) Elizabeth Irvine
  m1. Ebenezer Radford Rowe of Ballyharty
  m2. Samuel Green
  (O)+ other issue - Christopher Henry Hamilton (b 1766, d unm, RN), Audley Mervyn (b 1774), Hugh Lowther (b 1783)
  (2) Henry Irvine
  m. (1759) Harriett Bunbury (dau of Benjamin Bunbury of Kilfeacle)
  (A) Mary Irvine
  m. John Caulfeild of Donamon (Colonel)
  (3) Elinor Irvine
  m. (06.1766) Oliver Nugent of Farrenconnell
  (4)+ other issue (d unm) - Olivia, Mary, Elizabeth
  d. Charles Irvine
  m1. Susan Ferguson
  (1) John Irvine (d unm)
  (2) Elizabeth Irvine
  m. _ Humphreys
m2. Anne Irvine
  (3) John Irvine
  m3. Elizabeth Grant (dsp)
  ii. John Irvine of Cooles & Killadeas (d before 07.11.1716)
  m1. Edith Hamilton (dau of J. Hamilton)
  a. Christopher Irvine of Cooles & Rockfield (d 1760, Major)
  m. Jane Green (dau of Rev. _ Green of Sallys Grove & Shanballyholly)
  (1) John Irvine of Rockfield, Sheriff of Fermanagh (d 1787)
m. (1745) Catherine Story (dau of (Joseph) Story, Bishop of Kilmore)
  (A) Gerard Irvine of Rockfield, Sheriff of Fermanagh (d 03.03.1835, 3rd son)
  m. Catherine Hassard (d 1839, dau of Robert Hassard of Stoneville)
  (i) John Irvine of Rockfield & Killadeas, Sheriff of Fermanagh (d 05.06.1860) had issue
  m. (1817) Sarah Towers (dau of Thomas Towers of Bushy Park)
  (ii) Jane Irvine
  m. (1808) Thomas Hemsworth of Abbeville
(iii) Catherine Irvine
  m. Michael Tuthill
  (iv)+ other issue - Robert (d 1823), William (d 1850), Arthur Henry of Spring Hill (d 1867, Rev.), George (d 1866, Captain)
  (B) William Irvine of Cookstown (d 1830, Major) had issue
  (C) Elizabeth Irvine (d 1820)
  m. (1787) Charles Fleetwood (Rev.)
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - Christopher, Joseph (d 05.04.1797), Deborah (d 1804), Sophia (d 1836)
  (2) Gerard Irvine of Greenhill
  m1. (1751) Anne Hamilton (dau of Andrew Hamilton of Ballymadonell)
  m2. Sarah Moutray (dau of John Moutray of Favor Royal)
  Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  (A) Arthur Henry Irvine (dsp, Colonel)
  m. Maria Williams
  (B) William Irvine (3rd son)
  m. Anne Major (dau of Henry Major of Greenford)
(i) Elizabeth Irvine
  m. Samuel Rothwell
  (ii) Rebecca Irvine
  m. R. Denny
  (iii)+ other issue - Arthur (d unm), William of Blackrock (had issue), Henry (d unm 1840), Anne (d unm 1864), Letitia (d unm)
  (C) Hamilton Irvine of Green Hill, Sheriff of Fermanagh (b 21.10.1768, d 25.05.1846) had issue
  m. (02.1798) Elizabeth Sandys (d 1858, dau of John Sandys of Drimnacor)
(D) Letitia Irvine (d 06.04.1842)
  m. (02.09.1793) James King
  (E)+ other issue - Andrew (d unm), John (d young), Thomas Gledstanes (d unm), Catherine, Elizabeth, Anne, Sophia Jane
  (3) Elizabeth Irvine
  m. (1744) William Rhynd
  b. Margaret Irvine (d 1766)
  m. Rev. Alexander Smyth
  m2. Catherine Carleton (d 1733, dau of Launcelot Carleton of Rossfad)
  c. Magdalen Irvine (d 1720)
m. Gerard Macgregor
  d. Katherine Irvine
  m. John Coulson of Belmount
  e. Sydney Irvine
  m. Christopher Crowe
  f.+ other issue (d unm) - John, Dorothy Maria (d 1718), Sophia (d 1728)
  iii. Charles Irvine (dsp 1745, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (08.03.1698) Margaret King (sister of William King, Archbishop of Dublin)
  iv. Gerard Irvine of Grreenhill (d 21.03.1755, Captain, 4th son)
  m. Alice Forster
  v. Elizabeth Irvine
  m. Samuel Eccles
  vi. Margaret Irvine
  m. William Humphries of Dromard
  vii. Mary Irvine
  m. James Johnston
viii. Katherine Irvine
  m. Merrick Meige of Greenhill
  ix. Magdalene Irvine
  m. Robert Johnston
  x.+ other issue - Lancelot (d unm 1701), Rebecca (d young)
  E. Margaret Irvine
  m1. Richard Bell
  m2. Thomas Maxwell (Captain)
  m3. David Rhynd of Derryvullen
  F. Marion Irvine
  m1. Andrew Johnston of Bearholms
  m2. Launcelot Carleton of Rossfad
  m3. John Somerville (Captain)

Main source(s): BLG1886 (Irvine of Castle Irvine) with input from BLG1886 (Irvine of Killadeas) and some support from BEB1841 (Irvine of Lowtherstown, in Irish section)
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