Armitage of Atherdee, Coole, and Drumin
ARMITAGE, REV. BRATHWAITE, of Coole, co. Louth, vicar of Peterchurch, co. Hereford, b. 29 March, 1804; m. 28 Dec, 1831, Ann-Susanna Longden, and has issue,
I. JORN-HAISTWELL, b. 1842; deceased.
II. WHALEY-ARTHUR, b. 25 April, 1844.
Lineage.-Thls family, which claims descent from the senior branch of the ARMITAGES of Yorkshire, was established in Ireland, temp. Queen ELIZABETH, upon grants of land then received, situated at Atherdee, Coole, Cardiston, and Drumin, all in the co. Louth.
The late ROBERT ARMITAGE, Esq. of Coole and Drumin, who resided at Kensington, co. Middlesex, and was there buried, was son and heir of Robert Armitage, of Liverpool, a considerable merchant there, and nephew of Timothy Armitage, Esq. of Atherdee, whose granddau., Miss Armitage, m. R.-C. Whaley, Esq., M.P. He m. in 1766, Caroline, eldest dau. of Colonel Braithwaite, by Sylvia Cole his wife, a descendant of the family of COLE of Colchester, and had issue, WHALEY, his heir; William, deceased; Caroline; and Priscilla-Cecilia. The elder son,
WHALEY ARMITAGE, Esq. of Coole, barrister-at-law, b. 9 June, 1767, resided at Moraston, co. Hereford, and was a magistrate for that county. He m. 7 April, 1796, Eleonora, eldest dau. and co-heir of the late Edward Haistwell, Esq. of Kensington, by Eleonora Brickenden his wife, maternally descended from the Hungerfords, and had issue,
I. BRATHWAITE, now of Coole.
V. Arthur, of Dadnor, co. Hereford, m. 1851, Miss Perceval only dau. of Dudley Montagu Perceval, Esq., and has Robert, Lucy, and Isabel.
VII. Frances, d. unm.
Motto-Fractum non abjicio ensem.
Residence-Moraston, near Ross.
a.k.a. Burke's Landed Gentry, 1862