Pedigree Index

Acton of West Aston

ACTON, THOMAS, Esq. of West Aston, co. Wicklow, b. in 1826; s. his father 10 April, 1854.

Lineage.-THOMAS ACTON, Esq. of West Aston (son of William Acton, Esq., by Jane Parsons, his wife, granddau. of Sir Wm. Parsons, Bart. of Birr, and grandson of Thos. Acton, Esq., by Eleanor his wife, dau. of Col. Kempston), m. in 1780, Sidney, dau. of Joshua Davis, Esq., barrister-at-law, of Dublin, and had issue,

WILLIAM, his heir.
Thomas. m. Sidney. dau. of Hampden Evans, Esq. of Portrane, co. Dublin.
Anna-Maria, m. to Major Warburton, of Aughrim, co. Galway.
Jane, m. to George Drought, Esq. of Glencorry, co. Wicklow.

The eldest son,

WILLIAM ACTON, Esq. of West Aston, M.P. for co. Wicklow, Lt.-col, of the co. militia, and its high sheriff in 1820; b. in 1789; m. in 1818, Caroline, dau. of Thomas Walker, Esq., Master in Chancery, and has issue,

THOMAS, now of West Aston.
William-Molesworth-Cole, a capt. in the army, b. 1823.
Charles, capt. 51st K.O.L. infantry, b. 1830.

Motto-Adjuvante Deo.
Seat-West Aston, Rathdrum, co. Wicklow.

Transcribed from A genealogical and Heraldic Dictionary of the Landed Gentry of Great Britain and Ireland, by Sir Bernard Burke, Ulster King of Arms, fourth edition, 1862;
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862