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Families covered: Blackwood of Ballyleidy, Blackwood of Claneboye, Blackwood of Dufferin
[This page was originally entitled Blackwood1. It was renamed on 31.08.23 to facilitate the creation of a new Blackwood1 for what was probably the senior line of this family.]

John Blackwood of Bangor, co. Down (b 1591, d 22.05.1663, from Scotland to Ireland)
m. Janet Clerke
1. John Blackwood of Ballyleidy (d 1698)
  m. Anna Wauchope
A. John Blackwood of Ballyleidy
  m. Ursula Hamilton (d 12.09.1741, dau of Robert Hamilton of Killyleagh)
  i. Sir Robert Blackwood, 1st Bart of Ballyleidy (b 05.11.1694, d 1774)
  m1. (1721) Joyce Leesson (sister of Joseph Leesson,1st Earl of Milltown)
  a. Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Bart of Ballyleidy (b 1722, d 27.02.1799)
  m. (22.05.1751) Dorcas Stevenson, later Baroness Dufferin & Claneboye (b 1726, d 08.02.1808, dau of James Stevenson of Killyleagh)
  (1) Sir James Stevenson Blackwood, 2nd Lord Dufferin & Claneboye (b 08.07.1755, dsp 08.08.1836, 2nd son)
  m. (15.11.1781) Anne Dorothea Foster (b c1772, d 28.03.1865, dau of John Foster, 1st Lord Oriel)
  (2) John Blackwood (b 09.10.1757, dsp 05.01.1833, Rev.)
m1. (1778) Sophia Benson (d 1803, dau of Hill Benson, Archdeacon of Down)
  m2. (04.06.1803) Eliza Dupre (d 12.12.1860, dau of Josias Dupre of Wilton Park)
  (3) Hans Blackwood, 3rd Lord Dufferin & Claneboye (b 10.1758, d 18.11.1839)
  m1. (19.06.1784) Mehetabel Temple (d 07.02.1798, dau/coheir of Robert Temple of Boston (USA) (by Harriet, dau of Lt. Gen. William Shirley), brother of Sir John, Bart (?))
  (A) Price Blackwood, 4th Lord Dufferin & Claneboye (b 06.05.1794, d 21.07.1841, Captain RN, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (04.07.1825) Helen Selina Sheridan (b 1807, d 13.06.1867, dau of Thomas Sheridan by Caroline Henrietta Campbell)
(B) Henrietta Blackwood
  m. (04.1807) William Stewart Hamilton of Brown's Hall
  (C)+ other issue - Robert Temple (b 13.07.1788, dvp Waterloo 1815, Captain), Hans (b 28.09.1792, dvp unm)
  m2. (08.07.1801) Elizabeth Finlay (b c1778, d 07.1843, dau of William Henry Finlay of Ginnetts by Mary Anne, dau/coheir of William Stear of Ginnets)
  (E) William Stear Blackwood (b 27.04.1802, d 28.05.1874, vicar of Ballinderry) had issue
  m. (24.03.1832) Elizabeth Hamilton (d 25.09.1877, dau of Robert Hamilton of Clonsilla)
  (F) Henry Stevenson Blackwood(b 04.08.1819, dsp 25.10.1865, Captain)
  m. (25.04.1857) Amelia Capel (d29.05.1892, sister of Arthur Algernon Capel, 6th Earl of Essex)
  (G) Marianne Blackwood (d 22.02.1845)
  m. (15.10.1831) Walter Bishop Mant (Archdeacon, son of Bishop of Down and Connor)
  (H) Elizabeth Dorcas Blackwood (d 24.06.1898)
  m. (02/26.07.1839) James Hamilton Ward (b 23.12.1802, d 16.06.1873, Vice Admiral)
  (I) Sophia Louisa Blackwood (d 1842)
  m1. (05.01.1832) Hans Hamilton (d 1833)
  m2. (1837) Alexander Grant (Captain, son of James of Corrymony)
  (J) Henrietta Catherine Blackwood (d 16.11.1891)
m1. (20.02.1841) Hon. Rev. Thomas Clotworthy Skeffington (d 20.12.1862)
  m2. (18.03.1869) Edwin Arnold of Yiewsley
  (K) Anne Dorothea Blackwood (d 27.10.1862)
  m. (01.03.1842) David Stewart Ker (MP, son of David of Portavo)
  (4) Price Blackwood (b 24.01.1760, dsp 1816)
  m1. (29.08.1787) Louisa Southwell (d 20.09.1802, dau of William Southwell)
  m2. (21.01.1804) Anne Cox (d 08.10.1836, dau of Richard Cox of Castletown, son of Michael, Archbishop of Cashel)
(5) Sir Henry Blackwood, 1st Bart (b 28.12.1770, d 14.12.1832, Vice Admiral, 7th son)
  The following comes from BP1934 ('Blackwood').
  m1. (12.01.1795) Jane Mary Crosbie (dsp 19.01.1798, dau of Launcelot Crosbie of Tubrid)
  m2. (03.06.1799) Eliza Waghorn (d 30.10.1802, dau of Captain Martin Waghorn)
  (A) Sir Henry Martin Blackwood, 2nd Bart (b 11.06.1801, d 07.01.1851, Captain RN) had issue
  m. (19.08.1826) Harriet Louisa Bulkeley (d 06.02.1873, dau of John Matthew Bulkeley)
  m3. (09.05.1803) Harriet Gore (d 05.05.1851, dau of Francis Gore, Governor of Granda)
  (B) Arthur Johnstone Blackwood (b 25.04.1808, d 02.01.1874) had issue
  m. (02.03.1830) Cecilia Georgiana (relict of John Wright of Lenton Hall)
  (C) Francis Price Blackwood (b 25.05.1809, d 1854, Captain RN) had issue
  m. (12.10.1848) Jemima Sarah Strode (d 1870, dau of James Cranborne Strode)
  (D) Harriette Blackwood
  m. (07.09.1841) Robert George Cecil Fane (b 08.05.1796, d 04.10.1864)
(6) Anne Blackwood (d 09.1827)
  m1. (02.1777) John Ryder (dsp 1790, Dean of Lismore)
  m2. (1796) James Jones (rector of Urney, son of Theophilus)
  (7) Sophia Blackwood (d 21.01.1837)
  m. (1803) James Green
  (8) Dorcas Blackwood (d 30.07.1818)
  m. (1799) P.V. Vnault de Charmilly (Colonel)
  (9) Catherine Margaret Blackwood (d 1846)
  m. (1788) Sir George Dallas, Bart (d 1833)
  (10)+ other issue - Robert (dvp unm 31.01.1785/6), Leeson (d 1804)
  b. Leeson Blackwood (d unm 1773)
  c. Margaret Blackwood
  m. Stewart Banks
m2. (1729) Grace Macartney (d 30.12.1788, dau of Isaac Macartney by Grace, dau of John Aldridge)
  d. William Blackwood
  m. Susannah Lane (dau of Thomas Bateman Lane)
  e. Ursula Harriott Blackwood
  m. (1767) Arthur Johnston of Redemon
  f.+ other issue - Grace (d unm 1824), Dorcas (b c1740, d unm 1833), Sarah, Elizabeth
  ii. James Blackwood ancestor of Blackwoods, later Prices, of Saintfield
  iii. Ursula Blackwood
  m. Michael Cromie
  B. Isabella Blackwood (d 12.10.1738)
  m. Alexander Hamilton of Ballyvernon (b 1648)
  C.+ other issue - Margaret, Anne
2.+ 3 daughters

Main source(s): BP1934 ('Dufferin and Alva')
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