'Dillon04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Dillon of Chimwell, Dillon of Clonbrock, Dillon of Farthington (Farthingho), Dillon of Hart

Gerald Dillon
Gerald is identified on various web sites as ancestor of Dillon of Clonbrook. BP1870 starts its article on this family with "This family deduces its descent from a common progenitor with the Dillons, Earls of Roscommon, and the Dillons, Viscounts Dillon."
1. ?? Dillon
  A. ?? Dillon
  Several generations missed out.
i. ?? Dillon
  a. ?? Dillon
(1) Richard Dillon of Clonbrock the first mentioned by BP1870
  m. Gennet Browne (dau of Sir Dominick Browne, Mayor of Galway) her elder sister was married in 1626, presumed parents of ...
  (A) Robert Dillon of Clonbrock
  This was probably the Robert, MP for Dungannon, d 1746, the first mentioned (albeit without his wife) in BP1870. It appears that he married twice as follows.
  m1/2. Mary Browne (dau of Geoffrey Browne of Carrabrowne, son of Sir Dominick) presumed full cousin
  m2/1. Susannah Magan (dau of Morgan Magan of Cloney, widow of Sir Arthur Shaen, Bart)
BIFR1976 (Magan) reports that Susannah did have issue by this marriage but it is not known which wife was mother of ...
  (i) Luke Dillon of Clonbrock
m1. Bridget Kelly (dau of John Kelly of Clonlyon or Castle Kelly by Lady Honoria Burke)
  (a) Robert Dillon, 1st Lord Clonbrock of Clonbrock (b 27.02.1754, d 22.07.1795)
  m. (30.01.1776) Letitia Greene (b 1757-8, d 28.05.1841, dau of John Greene of Old Abbey by Catherine Toler, sister of John, 1st Earl of Norbury, she m2. Clement Archer)
  ((1)) Luke Dillon, 2nd Lord Clonbrock of Clonbrock (b 25.04.1780, d 1826) had issue
  m. (06.01.1803) Anastasia Blake (b 31.10.1785, d 05.06.1816, dau of Joseph Henry Blake, 1st Lord Wallscourt)
  ((2)) Catherine Bridget Dillon (b 11.12.1776, d 13.10.1828)
m. (10.06.1797) Richard Hare, 'Viscount Ennismore' (b 20.03.1773, dvp 24.09.1827, son of 1st Earl of Listowel)
  ((3)) Letitia Susannah Dillon (d 25.03.1806)
  m. Sir Robert Le Poer-Trench (b 1782, d 14.03.1823)
  (b) Luke Dillon
  m. (1785) Margaret Augusta Bourke (sister of Henry Bourke or De Burgh, Marquess of Clanricarde)
((1)) Henry Luke Dillon (rector of Lytchett Maltravers, Dorset)
  m. Phoebe Dawkins of Romsey
  ((A))+ 3 sons and 3 daughters
  (c) John Dillon (d 1790)
(d) Honoria Dillon (dsp) apparently of this generation, presumed of this marriage
  m. (02.03.1778/9) Walter Lambert of Creg Clare (d 25.09.1832)
  BP1870 mentions only Luke's marriage to Bridget Kelly but he appears also to have married ...
  m2. (1714) Ellice Aylmer (d 27.08.1741, dau of Sir Gerald Aylmer, 2nd Bart of Balrath)
  (ii) Elizabeth Dillon probably of this generation, probably married twice as follows ...
  m1. William O'Kelly of Gallagh (a 1688, Captain)
  m2. (12.1700) Richard Blake of Ardfry (d 12.05.1735)
  (iii) Mary Dillon probably of this generation
  m. John Bellew of Lisrany & Willystown



Walter Dillon of Ireland
m. Ann Fleming (dau/coheir of John Fleming son of Sir Christopher of Slane by Leve, dau/coheir of Martyn Ferrys of Devon)
1. Nicholas Dillon of Chimewell, Devon
  Vivian does not name Nicholas's wife but Baker (who starts with this Nicholas) does, as a dau/coheir of _ Heming of Chimwell. With no real reason for doing so, we suspect that this was confusion with his mother.
A. Robert Dillon of Chimwell
  Baker identifies Robert's wife as Eliuzabeth, dau of Henry Fortescue of Armington. Vivian identifies her as ...
  m. Isabell Fortescue (dau of William Fortescue of Prudonstone (sb Preston?))
  i. Henry Dillon 'of Chimwell' of Bratton, Devon (d 31.03.1579)
  m1. Elizabeth Pollard (dau of Sir Hugh Pollard of Nymet, widow of Richard Bury of Coleton)
  a. Robert Dillon of Farthington, Northamptonshire (b c1549, a 1599)
  m. Grace Chichester (dau of Sir John Chichester of Raleigh)
  (1) Robert Dillon of Farthingho (a 1611)
  (2) Anthony Dillon
  b. Athony Dillon in Ireland (3rd son) had issue
  m. Joane Megger (dau of Lawrence Megger of Devonshire)
  c. Margaret Dillon
m. _ Upton
  d. Anne Dillon
  m. _ Roope
  e.+ other issue - Andrew, Henry in Northampton
  m2. Ann Kelly (dau of William Kelly of (family of) Kelly)
  g. Joane Dillon
ii. Nicholas Dillon 'of Hianton Pounchardon' of Hart, Devon (4th son)
  m. (09.07.1549) Margaret or Urith Incledon (dau of Robert Incledon of Brampston)
  a. Sir William Dillon of Hart
  m. (12.02.1578-9) Elizabeth Chichester (dau/coheir of Phillip Chichester of Santon)
  (1) Robert Dillon of Hart (bpt 27.03.1582, d before 7.05.1664)
  (2) Margaret Dillon
  m. Sir Richard Hill of Cloucestershire
  b. Elizabeth Dillon
  m. John Newcourt of Pickwell
  iii. Anthony Dillon of Darbydown, Northampton
  m. Temperance Danvers (dau of John Danvers of Colwath (Culworth))
  a. Ambrose Dillon (bpt 16.11.1572, 3rd son)
  m. Joan (bur 05.06.1620)
(1) William Dillon (bpt 14.08.1595)
  b.+ other issue - Danvers (bpt 12.06.1569), Sir John (bpt 12.08.1571, a 1611), Nathaniel (bpt 15.05.1574), Temperance (bpt 11.12.1575)
  iv. Richard Dillon
  m. _ Bornacot of Landkey (relict of William Alley, Bishop of Exeter)
  v. Ann Dillon
  m. Emanuel Drew of Kene (son/heir of John of St. Leonards)
  vi. Joane Dillon
  m. Geoffry Tothill of Peamore
  vii. Dorothy Dillon
  m. Hugh Pollard of Knowistow
  viii.+ other issue (d young) - Richard, John, Agnes
  B. Jane Dillon
  m. John Somaster of Painsford

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (initially uploaded 05.12.036 to a Temporary page) : BP1870 ('Clonbrock')
(2) For lower section : Visitation (J.L. Vivian (1895), Devon, 1531+1564+1620+additions, 'Dillon', p284+) with support from the pedigree 'Dillon of Farthingho' in 'History and Antiquities on the County of Northampton' (Baker, vol 1, p621)
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