Cliffe family genealogy

Of the County Wexford[1]

Arms: Εrm. on a fess betw. three wolves’ heads erased sa. a trefoil betw. two mallets or. Crest: A wolf’s head erased quarterly per pale indented or and sa. Motto: In cruce glorior.

1. John Clyffe of Mulvan, co. Wexford, Arm.; m. Eleanor, who was b. in Dec., 1641, and d. 3rd Sept., 1700. The issue of that marriage were—1. John; 2. Anthony; 3. Loftus; 4. Chatham, who had four children, Thomas, Robert, Nicholas, Anna, all of whom died s.p.; 6. Henry; 6. Cæsar, m.; 7. Elizabeth, m. to Joshua Tench; 8. Margaret, m. to Thomas Bunbury; 9. Elenora; 10. Jana.

2. John: son of John; m. Barbara, dau. of Wm. Carre of Cork.

3. John: his son; had a brother William, and a sister Elenora.


[1] Cliffe: The first of this family that settled in Ireland was John Cliffe, of Westminster, who accompanied Cromwell’s army to Ireland in 1649, and obtained extensive grants of lands there.