Pedigree Index

Atkinson of Rehins

ATKINSON, CHARLES, Esq. of Rehins, co. Mayo, b. in Feb. 1820.

Lineage.-WILLIAM ATKINSON, Esq. of Rehins (son of Charles, of Rehins, by Deborah his wife, dau. of Capt. John Vaughan, and fourth in descent from Capt. Charles Atkinson, who settled in Ireland, temp. Queen ELIZABETH), m. Jane, widow of Joseph Shardlowe, Esq. of the co. Kildare, and had, with two daus., Debora, wife of Charles Gardiner Esq. of Cloona, co. Mayo, and Martha, wife of William Rogers, Esq. of the co. Galway, two sons, William, Who d. in minority, and his successor,

CHARLES ATKINSON, Esq. of Rehins, who m. in 1785, his cousin Mary, dau. and heir of his uncle, George Atkinson, Esq. of Ballina, co. Mayo, and had issue,

WILLIAM, his heir.
Charles, who m. Mary, dau. of Major Hill, of Bellaghy Castle, co. Antrim, and left one son, Charles.
Matthew, of Mountjoy Square, Dublin, barrister-at-law; m. Miss Cruice, dau. of D.-J. Cruice, Esq., R.M.
Thomas, in holy orders, rector of Doone, co. Limerick.
Elizabeth, m. to Fergus Langley, Esq. of Lickfine, co. Tipperary.
Mary, m. to William Leech, Esq. of the co. of Dublin.
Anne, m. to the Rev. Charles-P. Coote, brother of Chidley Coote, Esq. of Mount Coote, co. Limerick.

Mr. Atkinson was s. at his decease by his eldest son,

WILLIAM ATKINSON, Esq. of Rehins, b. 23 Dec. 1790, m. 16 Feb. 1816, Frances, dau. of Charles Langley, Esq. of Coalbrook, co. Tipperary, and had issue,

CHARLES, now of Rehins.
William, b. in Dec, 1827.

Mr. Atkinson was a magistrate for the counties of Mayo and Sligo, and a deputy-lieutenant of the former.

Arms-Erm., on a feese, vert., three fleurs-de-lis, arg.
Crest-An eagle, with two heads, displayed, arg.
Motto-Est pii Deum et patriam diligere.
Seat-Rehins, co. Mayo.

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