EARLS OF BANDON


Francis Bernard, 1st Earl of Bandon [I.], 1st Viscount Bernard [I.], 1st Viscount Bandon [I.], 1st Lord Bandon [I.], son and heir of James Bernard, Esq., of Castle Bernard, nr. Bandon, co. Cork, M.P., by his wife Esther Smyth (Smith); b. 26 November 1755; d. 26 November 1830 Castle Bernard; m. 12 February 1784, Lady Catherine Henrietta Boyle, daughter of Richard Boyle, 2nd Earl of Shannon [I.], K.P., by his wife the Hon. Catherine Ponsonby; b. 12 January 1768; d. 8 July 1815 Castle Bernard; bur. Ballymodan, co. Cork; and had :

+ A1. James Bernard, 2nd Earl of Bandon [I.]; b. 14 June 1785 Bandon; d. 31 October 1856 Castle Bernard; bur. Bandon; m. 13 March 1809 Cashel Cathedral, Mary Susan Albinia Brodrick, daughter of Rev. the Hon. Charles Brodrick, Archbishop of Cashel, D.D., by his wife Mary Woodward; b. 9 October 1787; d. 23 April 1870; bur. Bandon; and had :

+ B1. Francis Bernard, 3rd Earl of Bandon [I.]; b. 3 January 1810 Grosvenor St., London; d. 17 February 1877 Castle Bernard; m. 16 August 1832 Brighton, Catherine Mary Whitmore, daughter of Thomas Whitmore, Esq., of Apley Park, Shropshire, High Sheriff of Shropshire, M.P., J.P., D.L., by his wife Catherine Thomason; b. 1812; d. 15 December 1873 Castle Bernard; and had :

+ C1. James Francis Bernard, 4th Earl of Bandon [I.], K.P.; b. 12 September 1850; d. 18 May 1924 No. 23 Prince?s Gardens, London; m. 22 June 1876 St. Michael?s, Chester Sq., London, the Hon. Georgiana Dorothea Harriet Evans-Freke, C.B.E., daughter and heiress of George Patrick Percy Evans-Freke, 7th Lord Carbery [I.], by his wife Harriet Maria Catharine Shuldham; b. 3 November 1853; d. 29 June 1942; but left no issue.

+ C2. Lady Mary Catherine Henrietta Bernard; b. 2 August 1837; d. 1920; m. 30 July 1863, Col. Richard William Aldworth, of Newmarket, co. Cork, R.A., J.P., D.L., son of Richard Oliver Aldworth, Esq., of Newmarket, High Sheriff of co. Cork, J.P., D.L; b. 31 January 1825; but left no issue.

+ C3. Lady Louisa Albinia Bernard; b. 10 April 1841.

+ C4. Lady Charlotte Esther Emily Bernard; b. 5 April 1843.

+ C5. Lady Emma Harriet Bernard; b. 26 October 1844.

+ C6. Lady Adelaide Mary Lucy Bernard; b. 2 September 1846; d. 29 September 1884; m. 11 November 1873, as his first wife, Sir Henry Monson de la Poer Beresford-Peirse, 3rd Baronet of Bagnall, co. Waterford [U.K.], son and heir of Henry William de la Poer Beresford-Peirse, Esq., of Bedale and Hutton Bonville, Yorks, by his wife Henrietta Anne Theodosia Monson; b. 25 September 1850; d. 8 July 1926; and left issue.

+ C7. Lady Kathleen Frances Bernard; b. 1853; d. 22 February 1921; m. 2 June1885, Alfred William George Gaussen, of No. 3 Walpole St., Chelsea, London, 25th Regt., R.A., son and heir of Frederick Charles Gaussen, Barrister-at-law, by his wife Letitia Maria Chapman; b. 1855; d. 6 April 1910; and left issue.

+ B2. Rev. the Hon. Charles Brodrick Bernard, Lord Bishop of Tuam, Rector and Prebendary of Kilbrogan, D.D.; b. 4 January 1811; d. 31 January 1890; m. 25 July 1843, the Hon. Jane Grace Dorothea Evans-Freke, daughter of Percy Evans-Freke, by his wife Dorothea Harvey; d. 5 June 1892; and had :

+ C1. Capt. Percy Brodrick Bernard, of Castle Hacket, Tuam, co. Galway, Royal Munster Fusiliers, R.A., J.P., D.L.; b. 17 September 1844; d. 18 July 1912; m. 1st, 11 April 1872, Isabel Emma Beatrice Lane, daughter of John Newton Lane, Esq., of King?s Bromley Manor, Staffs, J.P., D.L., by his wife the Hon. Agnes Bagot; d. 1 May 1876; m. 2nd, 6 February 1880, Mary Lissey Kirwan, daughter and heiress of Denis Kirwan, Esq., of Castle Hacket, High Sheriff of co. Galway, J.P., DL., by his wife Anne Margaret Macan; b. c 1850; d. 1 August 1898; m. 3rd, 2 June 1900, as her first husband, Evangeline Hoare, daughter of Henry Hoare, Esq., of Iden Park, Staplehurst, Kent, Partner in Hoare?s Bank, by his wife Beatrice Anne Palcy; d. 17 February 1950; and had :

+ D1.1 Lt.-Col. Ronald Percy Boyle Bernard, Rifle Brigade, R.A.; b. 1 May 1875; d. 2 February 1921; m. 5 January 1904 (as her first husband), Lettice Mina Paget, daughter and co-heiress of Capt. Gerald Cecil Stewart Paget, of The Hatch, Windsor Rd., Bray, Berkshire, Northumberland Artillery Militia, Hertfordshire Yeomanry Cavalry, R.A., by his wife Lucy Annie Emily Gardener; b. 25 July 1880; d. 6 December 1969; and had :

+ E1. Percy Ronald Gardener Bernard, 5th Earl of Bandon [I.]; b. 30 August 1904 (twin); d. 8 February 1979; m. 1st, 28 February 1933 Nairobi Cathedral, Nairobi (div.), as her first husband, Maybel Elizabeth (?Betty?) Playfair, daughter of Raymond Playfair, of Nairobi, Kenya; b. 6 November 1905; d. 8 August 1987; m. 2nd, 2 October 1946, Mrs. Lois White ne้ Russell, daughter of Francis Russell, of Victoria, Australia; d. 16 October 1999; and had :

+ F1.1 Lady Jennifer Jane Bernard, of Castle Bernard; b. 30 April 1935.

+ F2.1 Lady Frances Elizabeth Bernard; b. 4 February 1943; m. 1967, Paul Mark Carter, of Woodsprings, Snelsmore Common, Berkshire, son of Mark Modley Carter; and has issue.

+ E2. Second-Lt. the Hon. Charles Brodrick Amyas Bernard, of The Crossways, Saxmundham, Suffolk, Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry, R.A., C.B.E.; b. 30 August 1904 (twin); m. 13 July 1937, the Hon. Ursula Margaret Vivian, daughter of Odo Richard Vivian, 3rd Lord Swansea of Singleton [U.K.], by his wife the Hon. Winifred Hamilton; b. 13 May 1910; d. 2 August 1963; but left no issue.

+ E3. Lady Cynthia Lettice Margaret Bernard; b. 3 December 1905; d. May 2000; m. 21 July 1925 (div.), Maj. Francis Christian Darby Tothill, Rifle Brigade, R.A., son and heir of Vice-Adm. Sir Hugh Tothill, of The Chantry, Bradford-on-Avon, Wiltshire, R.N., K.C.B., K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O.; m. 9 December 1947, A/Cdr. Lionel Guy Stanhope Payne, RAF, M.C., etc., son of Peter George Stanhope Payne, Barrister-at-law; d. 1965; and left issue by her first husband.

+ D2.2 Lt.-Gen. Sir Denis John Charles Kirwan Bernard, of Castle Hacket(t), Governor and Count-in-Chief of Bermuda, Croix de Guerre, Royal Ulster Rifles, Rifle Brigade, R.A., D.L., K.C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O.; b. 22 October 1882; d. 25 August 1956.

+ D3.2 Lt. Percy Arthur Ernald Bernard, Signal Corps, R.A.; b. 17 February 1889; d. 22 February 1922, unmarried.

+ D4.3 Morogh Wyndham Percy Bernard, of The Old Glebe House, Shankill, co. Dublin, and of No. 8 Bloomfield Terrace, London; b. 5 February 1902; d. 16 February 1977; m. 15 April 1929, the Hon. Diana Pearl Dundas, daughter of Henry Charles Clement Dundas, 7th Viscount Melville of Melville [U.K.], by his wife Agnes Mary Florence Brouncker; b. 7 August 1902; and had :

+ E1. Josephine Marie Jane Bernard; b. 27 June 1934; m. 28 November 1953, Ian Balfour, 2nd Lord Balfour of Inchrye [U.K.], son and heir of Harold Harington, 1st Lord Balfour of Inchrye, by his first wife Diana Blanche Harvey; b. 21 December 1924; and has issue.

+ D5.2 Frances Mary Bernard; b. 18 November 1880; d. 3 March 1970; m. 22 February 1900 (div.), as his first wife, George Arthur Paley, Esq., of Ampton Hall, Bury Saint Edmunds, Suffolk, and of Langcliffe, Yorks, High Sheriff of Suffolk, M.A., son and heir of John Paley, Esq., of Ampton Hall and Langcliffe, by his wife the Hon. Clara Emily Charlotte Strutt; b. 14 November 1874 Brighton; d. 29 April 1941 South Africa; m. 2nd, 28 September 1916, Capt. Henry Hastings Brooke, Connaught Rangers, R.A., second son of the Lt. the Rt. Hon. Francis Theophilus Brooke, of Ardee, Shillelagh, co. Wicklow, P.C., by his wife Alice Mary Ogle Moore; b. 1882; d. 19 February 1920; and had issue by her first husband.

+ D6.2 Mary Winifred Bernard; b. 27 October 1886; m. 27 July 1920, Lt.-Col. Robert Leech Galloway, of Lough Grange, Killmaloch, co. Limerick, Royal Field Artillery, R.A., D.S.O., youngest son of Col. [___] Galloway, of Norwood House, Leamington, Warks; b. 1884 Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Northumberland; [issue?].

+ C2. Capt. James Boyle Bernard, South Cork Militia; b. 22 December 1847; d. 31 July 1884; m. 25 April 1876, Emily Georgina Gascoigne (Gascoyne), daughter of Maj. Henry Gascoigne, of Mackney, Ballinasloe, co. Galway, R.A., J.P.; d. 1885; and had :

+ D1. Capt. Albert Charles Fenton Gascoyne Bernard, 3rd Battalion Norfolk Regt., R.A.; b. 2 April 1878; d. 4 May 1908, unmarried.

+ D2. Beatrice Mary Georgina Louisa Bernard; b. 11 March 1877; m. 27 December 1899 (div.), John Ernest Hutton, son and heir of Capt. John Hutton, of Solberge (Sowber Hill), Northallerton, Yorks, Chairman of Yorkshire Quarter Sessions, Chairman of the County Court of Yorkshire, Yorkshire Militia, M.P., J.P., D.L., by his wife the Hon. Caroline Shore; b. 1877 Northallerton; and left issue.

+ 3B. Col. the Hon. Henry Boyle Bernard, of Coolmain Castle, co. Cork, 3rd Battalion Royal Munster Fusiliers, R.A., M.P., J.P.; b. 6 February 1812; d. 14 March 1895; m. 18 June 1848, Matilda Sophia Turner, daughter of Lt.-Gen. Charles Turner, R.A.; d. 23 October 1892; but left no issue.

+ 4B. Hon. James Bernard; b. 11 June 1815; d. 7 November 1815.

+ 5B. Lady Catherine Henrietta Bernard; b. 11 November 1813; d. 20 June 1887, unmarried.

+ A2. Rev. the Hon. Richard Boyle Bernard, Rector of Wells, Dean of Leighlin, D.D.; b. 4 September 1787; d. 1850, unmarried.

+ A3. Lt. the Hon. Francis Bernard, 9th Light Dragoons, R.A.; b. 27 February 1789; d. 24 January 1813 Coimbra, Portugal (of fatigue), unmarried.

+ A4. Capt. the Hon. William Smyth Bernard, 1st Dragoon Guards, R.A., M.P.; b. 13 September 1792; d. 6 February 1863; m. 31 May 1831, Elizabeth Gillman, daughter of Lt.-Col. Edward Gillman, of Clan Coole, co. Cork, by his wife Mary Cornwall; b. 7 April 1813; d. 1878; but left no issue.

+ A5. Hon. Henry Boyle Bernard, Cornet 1st Dragoon Guards, R.A.; b. 5 December 1797; d. 18 June 1815 Battle of Waterloo, unmarried.

+ A6. Hon. Charles Bernard; b. and d. January 1803.

+ A7. Hon. Charles Ludlow Bernard; b. 12 April 1805.

+ A8. Lady Catherine Henrietta Bernard; b. 7 July 1790; d. 1850, unmarried.

+ A9. Lady Charlotte Esther Bernard; b. 28 January 1794; d. 7 February 1846 Doneraile House, Doneraile, co. Cork; m. 14 June 1816, Hayes St. Leger, 3rd Viscount Doneraile [I.], son and heir of Hayes St. Leger, 2nd Viscount Doneraile, by his wife Charlotte Bernard; b. 9 May 1786; d. 27 March 1854; and left issue.

+ A10. Lady Louisa Anne Bernard; b. 24 December 1795; d. 26 May 1851, unmarried.

+ A11. Lady Elizabeth Bernard; d. young.