JOHN BROWNLOW, of Nottingham, who offered himself as an undertaker, at the barony of Oneiland, County Armagh, during the plantation.
SIR WILLIAM BROWNLOW (1591-1661), of Brownlows Derry, County Armagh, born at Epworth, Derbyshire, settled in Ulster, and was knighted, in 1622, by Henry Carey, 1st Viscount Falkland, Lord Deputy of Ireland.
Sir William was granted 1,000 acres of land by JAMES I, close to the southern shore of Lough Neagh.Sir William married Eleanor, daughter of Sir John O'Doherty, of Londonderry, by whom he had several daughters, the eldest of whom,
LETTICE, married Patrick Chamberlain, of County Louth, and had issue,
ARTHUR CHAMBERLAIN, High Sheriff of County Armagh, 1668-9, who assumed the arms and name of BROWNLOW.
He wedded Jane, daughter of Sir Standish Hartstonge Bt, of Hereford, and of Bruff, County Limerick.
He died in 1710, leaving a son and heir,
WILLIAM BROWNLOW (1683-1739), of Lurgan, County Armagh, MP for that county, who married, in 1712, the Lady Elizabeth Hamilton, eldest daughter of James, 6th Earl of Abercorn, and had issue,
WILLIAM, his heir;Mr Brownlow was succeeded by his son,
Jane; Elizabeth; Anne; Mary; Isabella.
William, dsp;He married secondly, in 1765, Catherine, third daughter of Roger Hall, of Mount Hall, County Down, and had issue,
CHARLES, his heir;
James;Mr Brownlow was succeeded by his eldest surviving son,
Catherine; Elizabeth; Isabella; Frances Letitia;
Mary Anne; Selina; Louisa.
LIEUTENANT-COLONEL CHARLES BROWNLOW (1757-1822), of Lurgan, who wedded Caroline, daughter of Benjamin Ashe, of Bath, and had issue,
CHARLES, of whom hereafter;
Isabella; Anna; Mary.
CHARLES (1795-1847), who wedded firstly, in 1822, the Lady Mary Bligh, daughter of John, 4th Earl of Darnley, and had issue,
Clara Anne Jane;He espoused secondly, in 1828, Jane, daughter of Roderick Macneill, of Barra, by which lady he had issue,
CHARLES, his successor.Mr Brownlow was elevated to the peerage, in 1839, by the title of BARON LURGAN, of Lurgan, County Armagh.
His lordship was succeeded by his son,
CHARLES, 2nd Baron (1831-82), KP, who married, in 1853, Emily Anne, daughter of John, 3rd Baron Kilmaine, and had issue,
WILLIAM, his successor;His lordship was installed as a Knight of St Patrick in 1864.
Louisa Helene; Isabella.
I have written about Brownlow House and the Barons Lurgan here.
- Charles Brownlow, 2nd Baron Lurgan (1831–82);
- William Brownlow, 3rd Baron Lurgan (1858–1937);
- William George Edward Brownlow, 4th Baron Lurgan (1902–84);
- John Desmond Cavendish Brownlow, 5th Baron Lurgan (1911–91).
The Brownlow Papers are deposited at PRONI.
First published in February, 2012.