'Roberts04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Roberts of Bridgetown, Roberts of Brightfieldstown, Roberts of Glassenbury, Roberts of Kilmoney Abbey, Roberts of Stranbally

Given that the following family was permitted to base its arms on those of the earlier Roberts of Glassenbury, and as the heiress of that family devised Glassenbury into this family, it seems reasonable to assume that the following family was connected to those other Roberts. However, we do not know exactly how the connection arose.
Thomas Roberts of Brightfieldstown & Ballyfoyle, co. Cork (b 11.10.1590, d before 05.05.1664, rector of St. Nicholas, Chancellor of Cork, "went to Ireland")
m1. Elizabeth Nevill (dau of Thomas Nevill of Cork)
1. Francis Roberts of Brightfieldstown (bpt 20.01.1644, d(spms) 1696, Lt. Colonel)
  m. (06.06.1668) Anne Bustead of Mount Long (widow)
2. Thomas Roberts (d before 1696)
3. Randal Roberts of Brightfieldstown (d 20.10.1719)
  m1. (06.06.1671) Hannah Bustead (d 1689, dau of Giles Bustead of Mount Long)
  A. Thomas Roberts of Brightfieldstown (b 03.1674)
  m. (28.09.1698) Jane Hodder (dau/heir of William Hodder of Bridgetown by Jane, dau of Major John Grove of Ballyhimock)
i. Randal Roberts of Brightfieldstown (b 16.05.1704, 2nd son)
  m. (02.02.1734) Martha Westropp (dau of Ralph Westropp of Caherdugan)
  a. Sir Thomas Roberts, 1st Bart of Brightfieldstown (b 27.05.1738, d 1817)
  m1. (24.09.1765) Amy Johnson (dau/coheir of William Johnson of Lizard)
  (1) Sir Walter Roberts, 2nd Bart, Sheriff of Devon (b 13.11.1776, d 09.12.1828, 3rd son) had issue
  m. (08.02.1800) Catherine Hodgson Gilbert (d 04.08.1853, dau of Rev. Edmund Gilbert of Bodmin)
  (2) Martha Roberts
  m. (02.01.1794) Rev. John Cramer of Sally Mount, later Cramer-Roberts
  (3) Elizabeth Roberts
  m. (21.08.1805) William Baker of Lismacue (d 27.11.1815)
  (4)+ other issue - Thomas (b 28.09.1771, d infant), William (b 24.05.1773, dsp young), Randal Howland (dsp 1801), Amy (d unm), Mary
  m2. (23.12.1806) Ann Walton (dau of Thomas Walton of Walton Court)
  (9) Thomas Walton Roberts of Glassenbury, Sheriff (bpt 10.06.1809, dsp 04.10.1883, Lt. Colonel)
After his half-brothers William then Randal Howland (who had been first in line to inherit) had died as minors, Thomas inherited Glassenbury from Jane, Duchess of St. Albans, even though the relationship was distant.
  (10) Georgina Roberts (d 26.01.1873)
  m. (1826) John Drew Atkin of Dublin (b 1791, d 1861)
  Their 2nd son inherited Glassenbury and assumed the name Atkin-Roberts.
  b. John Roberts (dsp)
  c. Hannah Roberts
  m. (20.04.1756) Nicholas Green Evans of Carker
d. Jane Roberts
  m. (01.10.1767) James Norcott of Springfield ('uncle of Major General Sir Amos Norcott')
  (1) Ann Norcott (d 08.08.1832) probably of this generation
  m. (24.05.1803) William Galwey of Lota (d 04.12.1865)
  e. Anne Roberts
  m. (01.10.1767) William Anderson of Aghe Cross
  f. Martha Roberts who dsp having married ...
  m. (c1790) Edward Galwey of Lota (d 1812)
g. Frances Roberts
  m. (17.08.1780) Arthur Norcott of Park
  ii. Jane Roberts
  m. (27.11.1728) John Westropp of Llanehane
  iii. Martha Roberts
  m. (1744) Montfort Westropp of Melton
  iv.+ other issue - Francis (d infant), William (dsp), Thomas (dsp), John (dsp), Francis (dsp), Hannah (bpt 10.08.1699), Dorothy
  B. John Roberts (b 1688, 3rd son)
  m. (11.09.1714) Catherine Chudleigh (widow)
  i. Michael Roberts (dsp 09.1731)
  C. Anne Roberts
  m. (18.01.1695) John Crowe of Curraghnahency
  D. Hannah Roberts
m. (08.1701) Ralph Westropp of Caherdugan
  E.+ other issue - Francis of Castlepark (dsp after 01.1707), Michael of Glansworth dsp 1742)
  m2. (06.07.1691) Martha Hodder (d 28.05.1719, dau of Francis Hodder of Hoddersfield)
  G. Hodder Roberts of Bridgetown (b 14.10.1693, d 06.03.1747)
The following comes from BLG1886 (Roberts of Kilmoney Abbey).
  m. (1718) Jane Watkins (dau of Isaac Watkins of Old Court by Eliza, dau of Rowland Davies, Dean of Cork, by Eliza, dau of Capt. Robert Stannard)
  i. Randal Roberts of Bridgetown
  m. (29.12.1739) Mary Kift (dau of John Kift)
  a. Catherine Roberts
  m. (1773) Richard Martin of Clifford
  ii. Watkins Roberts of Stranbally (d 07.01.1744)
  m. (29.12.1743) Martha Synge (d 1792, dau of Rev. George Synge by Elizaberth, dau of Randal Roberts) @1@ below
  a. Hodder Roberts of Stranbally (b 15.08.1749, d 1825)
  m. (1777) Elinor Mason (dau of Ambrose Mason by Jane, dau/heir of Robert Chudleigh by Jane Roberts) @2@ below
  (1) Watkins Roberts of Stranbally (d 1841)
  (2) Hodder William Roberts (b 1785, d 01.1854) had issue
  m. (1809) Jane Fitzgerald (dau of Rev. Miohael Fitzgerald by Jane Patterson, niece of Lord Chief Justice Patterson)
  (3) Jane Roberts probably of this generation
  m. (1803) Ralph Westropp of Waterpark (b 1774, d 1822)
  b. Elizabeth Roberts
  m. (07.1773) Michael Busteed Westropp
  c.+ other issue (d unm/sp) - Michael (d 11.10.1769), George (b 13.10.1750, d 1826), William, Martha
  iii. Michael Roberts of Kilmoney Abbey, co. Cork
  m. Mary Spiers (dau/heir of Thomas Spiers)
  a. Michael Roberts of Kilmoney Abbey
  m. Lydia Pepper (dau/heir of Theobald Pepper of Moxta)
  (1) Michael Roberts of Kilmoney Abbey (d 1862) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Stuart (dau of Rev. William Stuart)
  (2) Pepper Roberts
  m. Charlotte Chadwick
  (3) Mary Roberts
  m. _ Black (Major)
  (4) Jane Roberts
m. George Garvey of Thornvale
(5) Elizabeth Roberts
  m. John Halburd
  b. William Roberts 'of Union Island' (d 19.12.1826)
  m. Elizabeth Poulter (d 29.01.1811, dau of Rev. Joseph Poulter)
  (1) Michael Roberts of Mount Rivers, co. Cork had issue
  m. (31.08.1826) Frances Hill (dau of Charles Hill of St. John's)
  (2) Elizabeth Roberts
  m. (28.05.1811) John Dillon Croker, formerly of Quartertown
  (3) Letitia Jane Roberts
  m. (25.05.1815) George Culloden French
  (4) Abigail Roberts
  m. (11.09.1821) Rev. Benjamin Williamson of Old Dromore
  (5)+ other issue - Randal (d young), Mary
  c. Jane Roberts (d 25.03.1838)
  m. (21.10.1780) Hugh Hovell Farmar
  d.+ other issue - Thomas, Hodder, Mary
  iv. Elizabeth Roberts
  m. William Freeman of Glennamore
  v. Martha Roberts
  m. William Verling (recorder of Cork)
  vi. Harriett Roberts
  m. Arthur Dillon of Quartertown
vii.+ other issue - William (dsp, Captain), Arabella (d unm)
  H. Jane Roberts
  m. (12.06.1711) Robert Chudleigh of Kinsale
  i. Jane Chudleigh (heir) probably of this generation
  m. Ambrose Mason
  a. Elinor Mason
  m. (1777) Hodder Roberts of Stranbally (b 15.08.1749, d 1825) @2@ above
  I. Elizabeth Roberts
  m. (10.09.1720) Rev. George Synge (grandson of George, Bishop of Clyone)
  i. Martha Synge (d 1792) apparently of this generation
  m. (29.12.1743) Watkins Roberts of Stranbally (d 07.01.1744) @1@ above
  J.+ other issue - Randal (b 07.10.1694, dsp after 02.12.1753, vicar choral of Cork), Martha (d unm 1759)
4. Elizabeth Roberts
  m. (22.09.1666) Thomas Chudleigh of Kinsale (Captain)
m2. (01.05.1654) Dorothy Boyle (dau of Richard Boyle, Arbishop of Tuam, widow of Henry Turner)
5. John Roberts (b 1658, d after 02.01.1727)
  m1. (05.1696) Elizabeth Edwards (dsp, dau of Osborne Edwards of Ballyhire, widow of _ Fountain)
  m2. (05.1702) Elizabeth Padmore (dsp 1702, dau of Arthur Padmore of Dublin)
6. Hannah Roberts
  m. (14.08.1676) Rev. George Synge of Kinsale
7. Dorothy Roberts
8. Margaret Roberts
  m. Thomas Cox (archdeacon of Ferns)

Main source(s): BP1934 (Roberts of Glassenbury) with input as noted above
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