Clibborn (No. 2.) family genealogy

Of Bath, England; and of Dublin, Ireland

Arms: Same as Clibborn of Moate Castle, County Westmeath.

Robert, the third son of Joshua who is No. 3 on the “Clibborn” (of Moate Castle, county Westmeath) genealogy, was the ancestor of this branch of that family.

4. Robert Clibborn: second son of Joshua; born 1701; mar. Ann Martin, and had, with others:

5. John, of Newtown, who mar. Sarah Bewley, and had one son and three daughters:

  1. Henry, of Lysinisky and Clara, of whom presently.
  2. Anne, who m. J. J. Darrah.
  3. Hannah, who married Ed. Dalton.
  4. Charlotte, who mar. Captain Tom Jennings of the Dragoon Guards.

6. Henry Clibborn, of Lysinisky and Clara: son of John, of Newtown; mar. Isabella Nicholson, of Stramore, and had three daughters:

  1. Christiana.
  2. Sarah, who m. Jos. Reed, of Bath.
  3. Lydia, who m. Rev. William Shaw, and had:
    1. Major Thomas, First Bombay Grenadiers, who d. 5th May, 1844.
    2. John, of Bath, who mar. first, Eliza Todd, s.p.; and secondly, Louisa Collins,[1] of Hatch, Beauchamp, and had two daughters:
      1. Anna-Louisa.
      2. Isabella-Mary.

James, the seventh son of Joshua, who is No. 3 on the “Clibborn” (of Moate) pedigree, as above mentioned, was the ancestor of this branch of that family.

4. James: sixth son of Joshua; b. 1709; mar. Experience Barclay, of the family of Barclay, of Ury, or Urie, and had four sons and two daughters:

  1. James.
  2. John.
  3. Joshua.
  4. Barclay, of whom presently.
  5. Ann.
  6. Sarah.

5. Barclay: fourth son of James: m. Sarah Cooper,[2] of Cooper’s Hill, and had five sons and two daughters:

  1. John.
  2. Barclay.
  3. James.
  4. Thomas.
  5. Edward, of whom presently.
  6. Sarah.
  7. Elizabeth.

6. Edward; fifth son of Barclay; mar. twice: first, Sarah Pike; secondly, Mary Cleburne, and had one son and two daughters:

  1. Edward, of whom presently.
  2. Ann.
  3. Sally.

7. Edward Clibborn (died 10th April, 1880), Secretary of the Royal Irish Academy; m. Sarah Metcalf, and had one son John, who died an infant.


[1] Collins: Louisa Collins was first cousin of William Henry Gore Langton, who m. in 1846 the Lady Anna Eliz. Mary Grenville (dau. of Richard, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos), heir presumptive to the Earldom of Temple, and sister to the present (1883) Duke of Buckingham.

[2] Cooper: Sarah Cooper’s eldest sister Juliana (co-heir of Thomas Cooper, of Cooper’s Hill and Mullimart Castle, co. Kildare), m. 6th Aug., 1789, Richard Cavendish, Lord Waterpark, and had Henry Manners Cavendish, born 8th Nov., 1793.—See De Brett and Burke’s Peerage.