Archdall of Castle Archdall
ARCHDALL, WILLIAM, Esq. of Castle Archdall, co. Fermanagh, late lieut.-col. 4th or King's Own infantry; s. his brother, Gen. Mervyn Archdall, in 1839; m. Martha-Hawley, dau. of James Clarke, Esq. of Castle Carey, co. Somerset.
Lineage.-The first of the family of ARCHDALL, who settled in Ireland, temp. ELIZABETH, was JOHN ARCHDALE, Esq. of Norsom or Norton Hall, in the co. of Norfolk. His two sons were,
EDWARD his heir, and John, vicar of Luskc in 1'664, great-grandfather of the REV. MERVIN ARCHDALE, author of the Monasticon Hibernicum.
ANGEL ARCHDALL (the eventual heiress), only sister of Edward Archdall, Esq. of Castle Archdall, m. NICHOLAS MONTGOMERY, Esq. of Derry Gonnelly, co. Fermanagh, M.P. for that shire, son of Hugh Montgomery, Esq., by Katherine his wife, dau. and heir of Richard Dunbar, Esq. of Derrygonelly. Mr. Montgomery assumed the surname and arms of ARCHDALL, and left by the heiress of Archdall, who d. about 1742 or 1743, an only son,
MERVYN ARCHDALL, Esq. of Castle Archdall and Trillic, M.P. for the co. of Fermanagh, who m. in 1762, Mary, dau. of William-Henry, Viscount Carlow, and sister of John, 1st Earl of Portarlington, by whom he had issue,
I. MERVYN, his heir.
II. WILLIAM, present representative of the family.
III. EDWARD, of Riversdale, co. Fermanagh, high-sheriff in 1813; m. 2 Oct. 1809, Matilda, 2nd dau, of William Humphrys, Esq. of Ballyhaise, co. Cavan, and has had issue,
1 MERVYN, late capt. 6th dragoons, M.P. for the co. of Fermanagh; b. in 1812.
2 William-Humphry., B.A.; m. Emily, dau. of the Hon. and Rev. Charles Maude.
3 Edward, capt. in the army, late 14th infantry; m. 21 Nov. 1846, Caroline-Anne, dau. of Charles-Claude Clifton, Esq. of Tymawr, co. Brecon.
4 Henry-Dawson, B.A., in holy orders; m. a dau. of James-Blackwood Price, Esq. of Saintfield, and has issue.
5 Nicholas-Montgomery m. the 4th dau. of the Rev. John-Gray Porter, son of the Bishop of Clogher, and has issue.
6 John, in the 52nd light infantry; d. of yellow fever, at Berbice, in 1841.
7 Hugh-Montgomery, capt. 52nd regt.
8 Audley-Mervyn, m. a dau. of Philip-John Miles, Esq. of Leigh Court, Bristol.
9 James-Mervyn, d in 1840.
2 Letitia-Jane, m. to the Rev. Butler Brooke, rector of Aghaven, next brother of Sir H.-D. Brooke, Bart.
4 Matilda, d. unm. 1852.
IV. Henry, late capt. 6th dragoon-guards; m. Jane, dau. of Phllip Doyne, Eaq., which lady d. s. p.
I. Mary, m. Sir John Stewart, Bart., M.P., and is deceased.
II. Angel, m. John Richardson, Esq. of Rossfad House, co. Fermanagh; and d. leaving issue
VI. Elizabeth, m. to Dacre Hamilton, Eeq. of Cornacassa, co. Monaghan; and d. leaving issue.
VII. Sidney, m. to Robert Hamilton, Esq. of the city of Dublin, and has issue, 1 Maxwell, who m. in 1854, the dau. and co-heir of the late John Graves, Esq. of Mickleton Manor House, co. Gloucester; 2 Mervyn; 3 Robert, in holy orders, widower, with issue; 4 Chetwode; 5 Dawson; and several daughters.
VIII. Wilhelmina-Henrietta., m. to Augustine Macnamara, Esq. of Dublin, and is deceased.
Mr. Archdall d. in 1813, and was s. by his eldest son,
MERVYN ARCHDALL, Esq. of Castle Archdall and Trillic, a general officer in the army, Lieutenant-governor of the Isle of Wight, and M.P. in eleven parliaments for the co. Fermanagh, b. in 1763; m. 1805, Jane, dau. of Gustavus Rochfort, Esq. of Rochfort, co. of Westmeath, but d. without issue in 1839.
Arms-Quarterly; 1st and 4th, for ARCHDALL, az., a chevron, erm., between three talbots, or; 2nd, for MONTGOMERY, quarterly, az. and gu., in the 1st and 4th, three fieurs-de-lis, or; in the 2nd and 3rd, three annulets of the last; 3rd, for MERVYN, party per pale, or and arg., three lions, passant-guardant, sa.
Crests-ARCHDALL-Out of a ducal coronet, an heraldic tiger's head, ppr. MONTGOMERY-On a cap of maintenance, ppr., a hand, vested, az., grasping a sword, ppr., pommel and hilt, gold. MERVYN-A squirrel, segreant, ppr.
Mottoes-ARCHDALL-Data fata secutus. MONTGOMERY-Honneur sans repos. MERVYN-De Dieu tout.
Seats-Castle Archdall, co. Fermanagh; and Trillic, co. Tyrone.
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862