'Heard1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Heard of Ballintubber, Heard of Bandon, Heard of Bridgwater, Heard of Cork, Heard of Kinsale

BLG I1912 reports that the following John "the first of the name who settled in Ireland, is stated to have come from Wilts(hire) with Sir Walter Raleigh, in 1579."
John Heard, later of Bandon (d 1619)
m. Mary Heanes (dau of John Heanes of Bandon, m2. John Brown of Bandon)
1. Henry Heard
  A. Benjamin Heard of Kinsale
  i. Elisha Heard of Kinsale
  m. (c1686) Margaret St. Leger of Cork (m2. _ Austin)
  a. John Heard of Kinsale (b c1677/80, d 1750/1763)
m. (1707) Ann Bickford (d c1758, dau of John Bickford of Kinsale)
  (1) John Heard of Kisale (d c1774)
  m1. (c1736) Bridget Stammers (dau of John Stammers of Bandon)
  (A) Elizabeth Heard
  m. John Heard of Kinsale @1@ below
  m2. (before 26.10.1756) Rose Wyatt (dau of Joseph Wyatt of Hythe (Hampshire), m2. _ Brabazon) ## see here ##
  (C) John Heard of Kinsale (d before 23.07.1789)
  m. Rachel Servatt (d 12.06.1819, dau of Isaac Servatt of Kinsale)
  (i) John Isaac Heard of Kinsale & Ballydaly (b 1787, d 01.09.1862, MP) had issue
  m. (1808) Mary Wilks (d 16.04.1850-1, dau of Hope Wilks of Lofts Hall)
(ii) Isaac Heard (d infant)
  (B) Edward Heard of Compass Hill, Kinsale (d 1836, 4th son)
  m. Catherine Griffiths (dau of Rev. John Griffiths of Kilbrittain)
  (i) John Edward Heard (Captain, 2nd son) had issue
  m. Cornelia Prycw
  (ii) Richard Heard of Ballybegs (b 1804, d 1891) had issue
  m1. (1832) Anna Maria Lynn (dau of Robert Lynn of Belfast)
  m2. (sp?) Caroline Chambers (d 1863, dau of Richard C. Chambers of Lifford)
  m3. (sp) (1865) Susanna Allman (dau of William Allman of Bandon)
  (iii) Alexander Wilson Hutcheson Heard (b 1808) had issue
m1. (1832) Esther Elizabeth Phoebe Stawell (dau of Eustace Stawell of Coolmaine Castle)
  m2. Bessie Bolton (dau of Rev. P. Bolton)
  (iv)+ other issue - Edmund (d young), Maria (d unm), Anne (d unm 06.03.1889)
  (D) Sarah Heard
m. Robert Boyle Warren @2@ below
  (E)+ other issue - William, James, Rose, Heather, Sara Wyatt (d young)
  (2) Bickford Heard of Ballintubber, co. Cork
  m. Susanna Maunsell (dau of John Maunsell of Limerick (Sheriff of Cork))
  (A) Edward Heard of Ballintubber (d 1821, Major)
  m. Margaret Drew (dau of Francis Drew of Mocolop (Maccollop) Castle)
  (i) Edward Heard of Ballintubber (b 1791, d 1861) had issue
  m. (1824) Jane Scott (d 1864, dau/coheir of Thomas Scott of Glenbower & Ballydavid)
  (ii) Francis Heard (b 1782) had issue
  m. Ellen Splaine (dau of James Splaine of Gurrane)
  (iii) Susan Heard
  m. Richard Lloyd (Captain RN)
  (iv) Elizabeth Heard
  m. William C. Cottrell of Ballydulea
  (v)+ other issue (d unm) - Bickford, Arabella, Sophia
  (B) John Bickford Heard
  m. Margaret Doyle of Dublin
  (i) Grace Heard
  m. W.B. Greer (Rector of Waldingham)
  (ii)+ other issue - Henry George (had issue), Christopher, Robert, Nevill
  (C) James Bickford (Major) had issue
  m. Georgiana Nevill
  (D) George Bickford (dsp, RN)
  m. Elizabeth Williams
  (E) Richard Bickford (d c1774)
  (F) Anne Elizabeth Bickford
  m. (04.1791) John ARbuthnot of Rockforest Castle
  (G) Susanna Bickford
  m. William Bennet of Arding
  (H) Martha Bickford
  m. John Swete of Floraville
  (I) Charlotte Bickford
  m. Alexander Rogers of Cork
  (3) Edward Heard
  m1. Elizabeth Allen (d 1757, dau of Captain _ Allen of Cork)
  (A) John Heard (Captain)
m. Sara Emerton
  m2. Judith Ellis (dau of Rev. William Ellis) of Clanakilty
  (B) Edward (probably not Edmund) Heard
  m. _ Griffiths
  (C) William Heard (dsp, Commander RN)
  m. Anne Heard (dau of William Heard) @3@ below
  (D) Judith Heard
  m. William Warren of Hollyhill (probably not of Warren's Court)
  (i) Robert Boyle Warren
  m. Sarah Heard (dau of John Heard of Kinsale) @2@ above
  (a) Robert Warren (MD) had issue
  m. Jane Splane of Bandon
  (E) Anne Heard
  m. _ Nares
  (4) William Heard
  m. Sara Kelly (dau of William Kelly)
  (A) Sarah Heard
m. William Colburne
  (B) Margaret Heard
  m. George Weir (of Lincoln's Inn)
  (C) Anne Heard
  m1. _ Potter (Major)
  m2. William Heard @3@ above
  (5) Margaret Heard
  m. Thomas Ottiwell of Kilcullen, co. Kildare
  (A) Ann Ottiwell
  m. Richard Moore
  (6) Ann Heard of Kinsale (d unm before 10.11.1780)
  b. Elisha Heard of Kinsale
m. (31.08.1717) Ann Cox of Ballymartle
  (1) John Heard of Kinsale
  m1. Anne Hindston (dau of Robet Hindston) 
  m2. Ann Pope (dau of Richard Pope, m2. Robert Hingstone)
  (A) John Pople Heard (dsp)
  m. Catherine Kinsilla
  m3. Elizabeth Heard (dau of John Heard of Kinsale) @1@ above
  (B) Esther Heard
  m. Joseph Bullen
  (i) Elizabeth Bullen
  m. J. C. Harnett
  (2) Samuel Heard of Ring
  m. Sara Carthy of Cork
  (A) daughter
  m. _ Ryenell
  (B)+ other issue - Elisha (a 1824), John, William, Edward (had issue), Sara, Mary, Ann
  c. Margaret Heard
  m. Henry Austin of Cork
  (1) Catherine Austin
  m. George Fuller, Sheriff then Mayor of Cork
  d. Mary Heard (dsp)
  m. William Bowler of Milewater
2. John Heard of Bandon Bridge (b 1619-20, d 1670)
  m. Jane Rice (sister of James Rice of Bandon)
  A. John Heard of Cork (b 1663, d 1733)
  m. (c1685) Esther Hawkins (d 1690, dau of John Hawkins of Cork)
  i. Joseph Heard (b 1686, d 06.11.1761, circumnavigator)
  m. (1712) Mary Healy (dau of John Healy, relict of Captain John Bridges)
  a. Joseph Heard (b 09.03.1721, dsp, 2nd son)
  m. Martha (d c1783, widow of Joseph Russel of Cork)
  b. Henry Heard (b 13.03.1728, d 31.08.1791, 4th son)
  m. (03.08.1760) Mary Teape (d 17.09.179*, dau of Captain John Teape of Cork)
  (1) Susanna Heard
  m. William Creed
  (2)+ other issue - Henry Joseph of Cork (b 22.08.1761, a 1803, d unm?), Isaac (b 05.11.1762, bur 20.12.1762), John (b 1766, a 1803, d unm?), Mary (b 29.06.1704, d 06.1767)
  c. Esther Heard (b 1715)
  m. John Albert of Dublin
  d.+ other issue - Isaac (b 1719, d 1720), Nathaniel b 1725, (d unm), Catherine (b 09.06.1729, d 1731)
  ii. Mary Heard
  m. William Fuller (Alderman of Cork)
  iii. Jane Heard (dsp)
  m. James Sanders of Cork
  iv. Margaret Heard (dsp)
  m. William Cunningham of Dublin
  v. Esther Heard (d unm)
  B. Nathaniel Heard (b c1669, dsp 1705)
  C. Isaac Heard of Cork, later of Bridgwater, Somerset (b c1660, d 02.04.1704)
  m. (1690) Mary Massey (b c1682, d 1726, dau/heir of William Massey or Maysey of Bridgwater & Wrenton (Mayor of Bridgwater), m3. Jonathan Thomas of Bridgwater)
  i. John Heard of Bridgwater & London (b 30.05.1698, d 24.06.1759)
  m. (11.06.1726) Elizabeth Michell (b 01.08.1705, d 22.09.1778, dau/heir of Benjamin Michell of Seaside (Branscombe) & Slade (Salcomb Regis))
  a. Sir Isaac Heard (b 10.12.1730, dsp 1822, Garter King of Arms)
  m1. (07.03.1770) Katherine Tyler (dsp 30.08.1783, dau of Andrew Tyler of Boston, New England (by Myriam, sister of Sir William Pepperell of Kittery, Bart), widow of David Ochterlony of Boston)
  m2. (18.08.1787) Alicia Hayes (dau of Charles Hayes of Chelsea (by Elizabeth, dau of Francis Black), widow of John George Felton)
b. Benjamin Heard (b 28.09.1743, d unm 26.09.1765)
  c. Elizabeth Heard (b 11.03.1726-7, a 11.1803)
  m. James Branscombe of Exmouth (d by 11.1803)
  (1) Elizabeth Branscombe (b 20.05.1752)
  m. (13.02.1768, sp?) William Foster (a 1803)
  d. Mary Heard (b 03.10.1732, dsp 1803)
  m1. Archibald Barnett (dsp 1765, son/heir of John by Mary, dau/coheir of Colonel John Pitt by Diana, dau of Henry Howard, Earl of Suffolk)
  m2. Charles Lowe of Cork
  e. Jane Heard (b 1741, dsp 05.12.1783)
  m. (01.1765) Matthew Wade
  f. Sarah Heard (b 24.08.1746, a 11.1803)
  m. (05.01.1768/9) James Wild (d 09.08.1801)
  (1) James Wild (b 1771, 2nd son)
  m. (17.05.1792) Leonora Maria Le Febure (b 03.02.1772, dau of Louis Simonet Le Febure (of Rouen?))
  (A) Eliza Leonora Wild (b 1796)
  m. Frederick Heathfield of Buenos Ayres
  (B)+ other issue - Henry James (b 1793), Spencer James (b 1795), Frederick James (b 1802, d 1804), Frederick James (b 1804, d 1808), Perceval James (b 1806), Wellesley James (b 1808), Rosina Leonora (b 1800),
  (2)+ other issue - Benjamin (d infant), Charles (b 1783), Elizabeth (b 1777), Jane (b 1781)
  ii. Elizabeth Heard (bpt 1692, dsp)
  m. William Knight of Kingston
  iii. Jane Heard (bpt 169*)
  m. Roger Cave or Cane of Bridgwater
  a. daughter
  m1. Francis Webb
  m2. John Trott
  iv. Mary Heard (d 02.05.1740)
  m. George Thomas of Bridgwater
  a.+ 16 children (all d young)
  v.+ other issue (d infant) - Isaac (bpt 05.03.1696), Mary
  C. Elizabeth Heard (b 1665)
  m. Abraham Savage, Provost of Bandon
  i. Richard Savage
  a. Charles Savage (b c1737, a 1767)
3.+ other issue - Catherine, Mary, Alice, Rose



William Heard of East Lexham, Norfolk (d by 1763)
m. Elizabeth Claxton (dau/coheir of William Claxton of Beeston)
1. William Heard of Kempston (b 25.03.1715, dsp 13.03.1784)
  m1. Elizabeth Jenkerson (d 02.08.1757, dau of Henry Jenkerson)
  m2. Martha Whitby (d 06.11.1734?, dau/heir of John Whitby of Beeston)
2. Mary Heard (d 1801)
  m. Hamond Alpe of Little Fransham
3. Elizabeth Heard (b 02.02.1722)
  m. Thomas Shelford
  A. Leonard Shelford of Thetford

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 26.04.21) : BLGI1912 ('Heard of Kinsale'), MGH (NS2, vol 4 (1892), 'Pedigree of Heard, formerly of Wilts, now of co. Cork', p210+)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 08.07.22) : 'The Hundred of Launditch and Deanery of Brisley' (G.A. Carthew, 1877, Part 3, p247)
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