'Leigh12'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Leigh of Rathbride, Leigh of Rosegarland

Francis MacLaoighsigh or MacLysach or MacLye or Lye (d before 1573)
m. _ O'Carroll (dau of John O'Carroll)
1. John MacLaoighsigh or Lye or Ly of Rathbride, co. Kildare (d 07.05.1612)
  m. Amy FitzGerald (dau of George FitzGerald of co. Meath, sister of Sir Edward)
  A. John Leigh of Rathbride (d before 05.05.1660)
  m. _ Dowdall
  i. Francis Leigh of Rathbride (a 1691, MP)
m. (02.1662) Judith Spencer (dau of Henry Spencer)
  a. Robert Leigh of Rosegarland, co. Wexford (d unm before 07.11.1724)
  b. Francis Leigh of Rathangan (co. Kildare), later of Rosegarland (d 1727, 4th son)
  m1. (01.09.1699) Alice (dsp 1702, widow of John Rawlins of Rathangan)
  m2. _ Carew
  (1) John Leigh of Rosegarland (d before 27.09.1758, MP)
  m. (07.1727) Mary Cliffe (dau of John Cliffe of Mulrancan)
  (A) Robert Leigh of Rosegarland (b 1729, d before 10.05.1803, Lt. Colonel, MP)
m. (09.02.1750-1) Arabella Leslie (dau of Robert Leslie of Glaslough)
  (i) Francis Leigh of Rosegarland (b 1755, d 1839, MP)
  m. (12.1788) Grave Baldwin (dau of Richard Baldwin)
  (a) John Robert Leigh (dvp) had issue
  m. (02.1822) Dorothea Anne FitzGerald (dau of Edward FitzzGerald of Carrigoran, m2. Capt. Hervey Francis de Montmorency)
  (b) Francis Leigh of Sion, Sheriff of co. Wexford (b 1808, d 20.02.1882, 3rd son) had issue
m. (06.1830) Mary Martin Mansergh (dau of John Southcote Mansergh of Grenane)
  (c) Cecilia Leigh (d 28.07.1868)
  m. Thomas More (Major General)
  (d)+ other issue (d unm) - Charles (b 1797, d 1821), Grace (b 1791, d 1798), Mary
  (ii) Charles Leigh (d unm Major)
(iii) Joseph Leigh of Tinnakilly, co, Wicklow
  m. (1797) Mary Radcliffe (dau of Judge Stephen Radcliffe)
  (a) Ellen or Eleanor Leigh
  m. (10.02.1836) Charles Arthur Walker of Tykillen (d 1873, MP)
  (b)+ other issue - Stephen (d unm), Arabella, Mary Anne
(iv) Arabella Leigh (b c1756, d 02.08.1806)
  m. (06.1782) Ponsonby Tottenham
  (B) Grace Leigh (d 20.10.1812)
  m. (20.05.1758) Anthony Brabazon, 8th Earl of Meath (d 04.01.1790)
  (2) Cecilia Leigh (d 29.10.1737)
  m. (20.01.1729) Joseph Leeson, 1st Earl of Milltown (d 02.10.1783)
  (3)+ other issue - Robert of New Ross (d unm 1734), Andrew of New Ross (d unnm 1745), Judith (d unm 1788), Mary
  c.+ other issue (d unm) - John of Dublin (d before 20.07.1700), Andrew of Friarstown (d before 30.11.1706), Judith (d 1700)
  ii. Robert Leigh, later Leigh-Colclough of Rosegarland (dsp before 11.06.1695)
  m. (10.1673) Margaret Colclough (d 1722, dau of Sir Caesar Colclough, 2nd Bart of Tintern Abbey)
  iii. Mabel Leigh
  m. (1675) James Barnewall
  B. Katherine Leigh
  m. James FitzGerald of Oberston
  C.+ other issue - Andrew (a 1612), Mabel, Mary, Margaret, Bridget, Amy, Ellen
2.+ other issue - Arthur (a 1612), Francis (a 1579), Henry (a 1612)

Main source(s): BIFR1976 (Leigh), BLGI1912 (Leigh of Rosegarland)
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