Vernon (No. 2.) family genealogy

Of Ballyhugh, County Cavan

Arms: Same Armorial Bearings as for “Vernon” of Clontarf.

The Rev. John-Fane, of Aubawn, co. Cavan, younger brother of George, who is No. 6 on the foregoing “Vernon” (of Clontarf, county Dublin) pedigree, was the ancestor of this branch of the family.

6. Rev. John-Fane Vernon, of Aubawn, co. Cavan: second son of John, of Clontarf Castle; b. May, 1790; d. 7th June, 1843; mar. in Dec., 1812, Frances, dau. of the Right Rev. John Kearney, D.D., Bishop of Ossory, and had a son and two daughters:

  1. John-Edward, of whom presently.
  2. Anna, who m. on 27th March, 1843, Sir Nicholas Chinnery, Bart., and who with her husband was killed in the railway accident at Abbergele, in 1868.
  3. Francis.

7. John Edward Vernon, of Ballyhugh, co. Cavan, J.P., D.L., and one of the three Land Commissioners appointed under the Land Act (Ireland) of 1881: son of Rev. John Fane, b. 12th Aug., 1816, and died in 1887; was twice married: first, on the 2nd July, 1846, to Harriett, youngest dau. of the Right Rev. Dr. John Leslie, Bishop of Kilmore (by Isabella, his second wife, who was the dau. of the Honourable and Right Rev. Thomas St. Lawrence, Bishop of Cork), and by her had surviving issue.

  1. Fane, of whom presently.
  2. Edward Saunderson Vernon, b. 6th March, 1851, and living in New Zealand, in 1888; m. Miss Georgina Rich, and has issue.
  3. Isabella-Frances, who married Henry Chichester Tisdall, son of John Tisdall, Esq., of Charlesfort, co. Meath.

Mr. John Edward Vernon, mar., secondly, in 1858, Maria Esther, eldest dau. of the Honble. George Colley, of Leopardstown, and by her had two sons and three daus.:

  1. George-Arthur Pomeroy Vernon.
  2. Walter-Pomeroy Vernon.
  3. Anna-Lilian.
  4. Helen-Rose.
  5. Blanche; all living in 1888.

8. Fane Vernon, J.P.: eldest son of John-Edward; b. 5th July, 1849; m. on the 11th May, 1882, Thomasina-Georgina, second dau. of the Rev. Canon Tombe, of Hollywood House, co. Wicklow; both living in 1888. Has issue.