4 6 DEBRETTS ILLUSTRATED BARONETAGE. BLAKE, Creation 162?, of Me:lragh, Gal way. Sir VALENTINE BLAKE, i4th Baronet ; b. Dec. 2nd, 1836; s. his father, Sir THOMAS EDWARD, 1875; formerly Hon. Major Galway Militia; is a J.P. for co. Galway (High Sheriff 1872) : m. 1864, Camilla Eugenia, da. of Harvey Combe, Esq., formerly M.S.C., and has issue. Anns Argent, a frette gules. Crest A tiger-cat passant proper. 5>rt/ Menlough Castle, Galway. Club Co. Galway. Virtus sola nobihtas. Virtue alone ennobles. Sons living THOMAS PATRICK ULICK JOHN HARVEY, b. March iSth, 18707= James Herbert, b. 1874. Daughters living Eleanor Camilla Eliza. Florence Anne. Maude Sisters living Louisa: m. ist, 1863, Thomas Ulick Burke, Esq., who d. 1867 : 2ndly, 1872, John King, Esq. Residence, Launceston, Tasmania. Eliza Maria : m. 1879, Thomas von Donop Hardinge, formerly M.C. S. Residence, Uncle living (son of I2th baronet) Valentine Charles, b. 1844 : m. 1871, Isabel, who*/. 1882, da. of the late Rev. John Dill, of Clonmel, and has issue living, Valentine h. 1874, Elizabeth. Residence, Collateral Branches living. Grandson of the late John Francis Blake, Esq., 2nd son of i2th baronet : Issue of the late Bernard Valentine Blake, Esq., b. 1840, d, 1875 : ;. 1868, Harriette, widow of Major Paul, of Albury: Bernard, b. 1872. Resides in Melbourne. Descendants of the late John Blake, Esq., 4th son of 3rd baronet : Grandchildren of the late Isidore Blake, Esq., 3rd in descent from the late John Blake, Esq. (ante) : Issue of the late Maurice Blake, Esq., Major N. Mayo Militia, b. 1771, d. 1847: nt. 1805, Maria, da. of Valentine O'Connor, Esq., of Oakley Park, Blackrock, Dublin: Mary : m. 1824, Denis O'Conor, Esq. (The O'Conpr Don), who d. 1847, and has issue living, the Rt. Hon. Charles Owen, P.C. (of Belanagare, and Clonalis, Castlerea, co. Roscommon), b. 1838 ;ed. at Downside Coll., Bath; is a J.P. and D.L. for cos. Roscommon and Sligo (High Sheriff 1863); sat as M.P. for Roscommon (L) 1860-80 : nt. ist, 1868, Georgiana Mary, who d. 1872, da. of Thomas Aloysius Perry, Esq., of Bitham House, Avon Dasset, Leamington ; 2ndly, 1870, Ellen, da. of the late John Lewis More-O'Ferrall, Esq., Kate, Josephine, Eugenia, Dionysia. Honoria : m. 1834, Edward O'Conor, Esq. Residence, Grandchildren of the late Maurice Blake, Esq. (ante) : Issue of the late Valentine O'Conor Blake, Esq., b. 18 , d. 1879 : '" '836, the Hon. Margaret Mary, who d. 1869, da. of 3rd Baron Ffrench : Maurice Charles Joseph, b. 1837 ; ed. at Stonyhurst Coll. ; is a J.P. and D.L. forco. Mayo, (High Sheriff 1864), a J.P. for co. Galway, and Col. 3rd Batn. Connaught Rangers: m. 1863, Jeannette, da. of Dr. Richard O'Reilly, of Sans Souci, co. Dublin, and has issue living, Valentine, b. 1866, Charles, b. 1867, Olivia, Georgina, Margaret, Frances. Residence, Tower Hill, Ballyglass, co. Mayo. Club, United Service (Dublin). Charles Joseph, />. 1839 ; ed. at Stonyhurst, and at Trin. Coll., Dublin (B.A. i86j) ; Bar King's Inns, Dublin, 1862 ; is a J.P. for Queen's and Galway cos. Residences, Heath House, Maryborough, Queen's co. ; Bunowen Castle, Clifden, co. Galway. Clubs, Turf(co. Kildare), Stephen's Green. Valentine Joseph, b. 1843; is a J.P. forces. Roscom- mon and Mayo, and Sec. to Grand Jury, co. Mayo : ;. 1880, the Hon. Mary French, da. of 3rd Baron de Freyne. Resilience, Castlemore, Ballaghaderin, co. Mayo. Robert Joseph, b. 1847. Thomas Joseph, b. 1849; Bar. King's Inn, Dublin, 1873. Residence, Heath House, Maryborough, Queen's co. Martin Joseph, b. 1853 : Bar. Middle Temple 1879. Chambers, 9, Old Square, Lincoln's Inn, W.C. Mary. Margaret. The founder of this family is said to have accompanied King John to Ireland in 1185. The ist baronet, Sir Valentine Blake, was Mayor of Galway borough 1611 and 1630. The 6th baronet, Sir Walter, was the first Catholic gentleman of any distinction that joined William III. ; he maintained and clothed a regiment at his own expense. BLAKE, Creation 1772, of Langham, Suffolk. Sir PATRICK JAMES GRAHAM BLAKE, 5th Baronet, only son of the late Rev. Henry Bunbury Blake, el. son of 4th baronet ; b. Oct. 22nd, 1861 ; s. his grandfather, Sir HENRY CHARLES, 1880 ; ed. at Cheltenham Col!. ; formerly Lieut. 3rd Batn. Suffolk Regt. ; is a J.P. for Suffolk : m. 1883, Emma Gertrude, only da. of the late Thomas Pilkington Dawson, Esq., of Groton House, Suffolk, and has issue. <Srms Argent, a frette gules. Crest A leopard passant proper. Residence Bardwell Manor, Ixworth, Suffolk. Club Orleans. Son living CUTH BERT PATRICK, b. Jan. 2nd, 1885. Daughter living Veronica, b. 1887. Sisters living Marian Louisa. Emma Gage : tit. 1892, George Henry Confido in probitate. Fillingham, Esq. Residence, Syerston Hall, Newark. Julia Porteus. 7 trust in lionesty. Mary Anne Thellusson. Uncle living (son of 3rd Baronet) Thomas Gage, b. 1805. Residence,
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