Thursday, 14 January 2021

Patrick of Dunminning

THE PATRICKS OWNED
1,664 ACRES OF LAND IN COUNTY ANTRIM


This family is of Scottish extraction, and descends from a younger branch of the Ayrshire Patricks, which joined the expedition to Ulster (under Hugh Montgomery, of Braidstane, in 1606), where they subsequently settled.

JOHN PATRICK married, in 1770, Elizabeth Boyle, and died in 1773, leaving a son,

DR JOHN PATRICK, who wedded, in 1795, Anne McKean, by whom he had issue,
JOHN, of whom presently;
James Barnett;
Isabella; Anne; Eliza.
Dr Patrick died in 1858, and was succeeded by his son,

JOHN PATRICK JP (1802-79), of Dunminning, Glarryford, County Antrim, who espoused, in 1835, Grace, fourth daughter of William Gihon, of Hillhead, County Antrim, and had issue,
JOHN, his heir;
Rose; Isabella; Margaret; Anne.
Mr Patrick was succeeded by his son,

JOHN PATRICK JP (1844-94), of Dunminning, who married, in 1869, Augusta Mary, daughter of John Davison, of Raceview, Broughshane, County Antrim, and had issue,
JOHN, his heir;
James Alexander;
Norman Colum;
Augusta Mary Grace; Gertrude Emily; Grace Kathleen.
Mr Patrick was succeeded by his eldest son,

JOHN PATRICK JP DL  (1871-1937), of Dunminning, Lieutenant-Colonel, Army Ordnance Department, Carrickfergus, who wedded, in 1897, Annie Florence, youngest daughter of Joseph Clarke Rutherfoord, of Bray, County Wicklow, and had issue,
JOHN, his heir;
Malcolm;
Florence Amy (1900-48).
The eldest son,

JOHN PATRICK (1898-1985), died at Hitchin, Hertfordshire.

Gledheather House (Image: Hamilton Family)

The family continues to live at Gledheather today.

(Image: Hamilton Family)

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