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Family of John EYRE and Mary ARMIT

Husband: John EYRE (1794-1856)
Wife: Mary ARMIT (bap.1798?)
Children: John EYRE (1820-1890)
Anastasia EYRE (bap.1822, d.1845)
William Armit EYRE (1823?-1855)
Georgina EYRE (bap.1824, d.1873)
Marmaduke Richard EYRE (bap.1826, d.1892)
Henry EYRE ( - )
Charity (Cerise) EYRE (bap.1832, d.1849)
Eleanor (Ellen) EYRE (1832?-aft1911)
Diana EYRE (1833?-aft1911)
Nance (Nannie) EYRE (bap.1838, d.1902)
Charlotte Mary EYRE (bap.1838)
Mary EYRE (1839?-1906)
Bessie Armit EYRE (1841?-1888)
Marriage 21 Aug 1818 1,2,3

Husband: John EYRE

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Name: John EYRE
Sex: Male
Father: Giles EYRE of Eyrecourt (bef1764-1830)
Mother: Anne DALY ( - )
Birth 15 May 1794 4
Baptism 15 May 1794 (age 0) Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 1,2,3
Death 18 Feb 1856 (age 61) Eyrecourt, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,5
Burial 25 Feb 1856

Additional Information

Death John met his death whilst hunting, The horse stumbled whilst
attempting to jump a fence dislodging the rider from the
saddle, resulting in a broken neck and he died in the arms of
his son John.

Wife: Mary ARMIT

Name: Mary ARMIT 2
Sex: Female
Father: William ARMIT (1766-1817)
Mother: Charity GRACE (1770-bef1843)
Baptism 1798 (app) Dublin, Ireland 1,2,6

Child 1: John EYRE

Name: John EYRE
Sex: Male
Spouse: Eleanor Maria MOORE (1816?-aft1911)
Birth 12 Apr 1820
Baptism 12 Apr 1820 (age 0) Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 1,2,7
Death 12 Apr 1890 (age 70) Eyrecourt, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland 1,8

Child 2: Anastasia EYRE

Name: Anastasia EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: Henshaw RUSSELL ( - )
Baptism 1822 Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Death 25 Mar 1845

Child 3: William Armit EYRE

Name: William Armit EYRE 9
Sex: Male
Spouse: Maria Josephine BALLINGALL (1832-aft1891)
Birth 1823 (app) Ireland?
Baptism 1823 (app) (age 0) Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2
Title Captain 9
Occupation (1) 21 May 1841 (age 17-18) Ensign 10
Occupation (2) 1 Nov 1842 (age 18-19) Lieutenant 10
Occupation (3) 1 Sep 1848 (age 24-25) Paymaster 10
Conviction 23 Jul 1853 (age 29-30) Valetta, Malta
Death 21 Jul 1855 (age 31-32) Clarks Hotel, Little La Trobe Street, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia 11

Additional Information

Occupation (1) William Armit Eyre, Gent to be Ensign by purchase, vice Baring. Dated 21st May 1841.
Occupation (2) Ensign William Armit Eyre to be Lieutenant, by purchase, vice de Crespigny, who retires. Dated 1st November 1842.
Occupation (3) 47th Foot, Lieutenant William Armit Eyre, from the 20th Foot, to be Paymaster, vice Douglas Leigh Cox , who retires upon half pay. Dated 1st Sept 1848.
Conviction Licence number 2237: William Armit Eyre.

Convicted of Embezzling or Fraudulently misapplying the sum of 1,032 0s 2d at a General Court Marshall at Valetta, Malta, 23 July 1853.

Aged 31 years and by trade a Paymaster iof the 47th Regiment of foot.

Sentenced to 10 years transportation.

Licence granted: 17th January 1855, for early release from Pentonville prison.

Comments: Not applied for.
Death Cause: Suicide
An inquest held on the 21 July 1855 returned the verdict "Died from the effcets of a wound to the neck , inflicted by himself whilst labouring under temporary insanity."

Child 4: Georgina EYRE

Name: Georgina EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: Henry Samuel Paul EYRE (1815?-1882)
Baptism 1824 Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Death 12 Jan 1873 Riverdale on Hudson, New York, USA

Child 5: Marmaduke Richard EYRE

Name: Marmaduke Richard EYRE
Sex: Male
Spouse: Eliza Jane JOHNSTONE ( - )
Baptism 1826 Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Occupation employed at the G.P.O. Dublin. 2
Death 13 Aug 1892

Child 6: Henry EYRE

Name: Henry EYRE
Sex: Male

Child 7: Charity (Cerise) EYRE

Name: Charity (Cerise) EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: Capt GALLWEY ( - )
Baptism 1832 Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Death 1849

Child 8: Eleanor (Ellen) EYRE

Name: Eleanor (Ellen) EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: James Pitcairne CAMPBELL (bef1822-1895)
Birth 1832 (app) Eyrecourt, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
Baptism 1834 (age 1-2) Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 28-29) 151 Duke Street, Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Census (2) 3 Apr 1881 (age 48-49) 38 Lower Belgrave Road, Westminster, London, England
Census (3) 5 Apr 1891 (age 58-59) 38 Lower Belgrave Road, Westminster, London, England
Census (4) 31 Mar 1901 (age 68-69) Wellington Place, Feock, Cornwall, England
Census (5) 2 Apr 1911 (age 78-79) 32 Alhambra Road, Southsea, Hampshire, England
Death aft 2 Apr 1911 (age 78-79)

Additional Information

Census (4) Own means

Child 9: Diana EYRE

Name: Diana EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse 1: Henry Howard BARBER (1827-1873)
Spouse 2: John HAWKSLEY ( - )
Birth 1833 (app)
Baptism 1836 (app) (age 2-3) Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Census (1) 7 Apr 1861 (age 27-28) Park Road, Twickenham, Middlesex, England
Census (2) 31 Mar 1901 (age 67-68) Beomonds, Guildford Street, Surrey, England
Census (3) 2 Apr 1911 (age 77-78) Beomonds, Chertsey, Surrey, England
Death aft 2 Apr 1911 (age 77-78)

Additional Information

Census (2) Living on own means
Census (3) Private means.

Child 10: Nance (Nannie) EYRE

Name: Nance (Nannie) EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: Butler Dunboyne MOORE ( - )
Baptism 1838 Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Death 11 Jan 1902

Child 11: Charlotte Mary EYRE

Name: Charlotte Mary EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: John AUCHLINLECK ( - )
Baptism 1838 Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7

Child 12: Mary EYRE

Name: Mary EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: John Christopher Giffard ARMIT (1850?-1908)
Birth 1839 (app) Ireland
Baptism 1840 (age 0-1) Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Census (1) 3 Apr 1881 (age 41-42) Avon Grove, Ugborough, Devon, England
Census (2) 1 Apr 1901 (age 61-62) Bleach, Waterford, Ireland
Death 10 Oct 1906 (age 66-67) Dromana, Waterford, Ireland 12
Burial aft 10 Oct 1906 Villierstown Churchyard

Child 13: Bessie Armit EYRE

Name: Bessie Armit EYRE
Sex: Female
Spouse: George Charles HALE (1818-1902)
Birth 1841 (app) Eyrecourt, Galway, Co. Galway, Ireland
Baptism 1842 (age 0-1) Eyrecourt, Co. Galway, Ireland 2,7
Census 2 Apr 1871 (age 29-30) Hermitage?, Knowsley, Lancashire, England
Death Q4 1888 (age 46-47) Bangor reg district 13
Burial 19 Oct 1888 Knowsley, Lancashire, England 14

Sources

1Rev A S Hartigan, "Eyre Notes and Queries (#1)" (Rev Allen Stewart Hartigan. MA, TCD,, Broadwell,
Moreton-in-Marsh. Glos., 1911-1918). Page 118. Assessment: Primary evidence.
2Rev A S Hartigan, "Eyrecourt & Eyreville (#277)" (Rev A S Hartigan, Trinity College, Dublin, 1905). Page 15. Assessment: Primary evidence.
3D Eyre, "Parish Records and Monumental Inscriptions, Recipient: As shown, Author Address: Australia, Recipient Address: As shown, Volume: 11P12" (Citation). Pedigree Eyrecourt #0016 dated 11/8/97. Assessment: Primary evidence.
Unknown, Archives Office.
4Rev A S Hartigan, "Eyrecourt & Eyreville (#277)" (Rev A S Hartigan, Trinity College, Dublin, 1905).
5Giles Eyre of Brickworth, "Conf. J/R data ( 8/97) (#14)" (unknown). Assessment: Primary evidence.
Died of a broken neck received in a hunting accident.
6Ibid. Assessment: Primary evidence.
7LDS, "IGI Data base downloaded from FHC Geelong. (#16), Subject: Parish Record" (1984). Assessment: Secondary evidence.
Unknown.
8Rev A S Hartigan, "Eyrecourt & Eyreville (#277)" (Rev A S Hartigan, Trinity College, Dublin, 1905). Page 16. Assessment: Primary evidence.
9Rev A S Hartigan, "Eyre Notes and Queries (#1)" (Rev Allen Stewart Hartigan. MA, TCD,, Broadwell,
Moreton-in-Marsh. Glos., 1911-1918). page 33. Assessment: Primary evidence.
10"London Gazette".
11"The Argus newspaper".
12"Death Certificate".
13"GRO index".
14"Parish Record (on file)".