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HUGUENOT FAMILIES

These lists were taken from "Irish Pedigrees",vol.2, by John O'Hart. Pub 1892, Dublin. Note: Pronunciation marks were not copied. According to Agnew's Third Volume of the French Protestant Exiles from France (London: Reeves and Turner, 1874), the Foreign Refugees and their descendants, who settled in Great Britain and Ireland, are divided into three Tables:

TABLE I contains the names of those who settled in these countries before the reign of Louis XIV., of France. (1643)

TABLE II contains the names of those who settled in these countries during the reign of Louis XIV. (1643-1714) GIVE IT TIME TO LOAD large table.

TABLE III contains the names of the Refugees who were Naturalized by Letters Patent. The reader, who desires full information under each of these headings will find it in Agnew's elaborate works on the subject. GIVE IT TIME TO LOAD large table.




TABLE II

Foreign Refugees who settled in Great Britain and Ireland. (1643-1714)

Abauzit Abbadie, Lady Note 1. Aubel
Baril Abbot Abelin
Addee Adrien Ageron
Alavaine Albert Aldebert
Allais Allix Alvauder
Amiand, or Amyand Amiot Amonnet
Amproux Ancaster, Duchess of Andre
Anglesey, Marquis of Arabin de Barcelle Arbovin
Ardouin Arnaud Arnauld
Artand Asgill Assere
Atimont, or Atimo Aubert Aubertin
Aubin Aubussargues Aufrere
Augeard Auriol Aveline
Baise Balaguier Balaire
Bale Balicourt Banal
Bancelin Bancous Barbauld
Barberie de Saint Contest Barbesson Barbet
Barbot Barclay Bardin
Bardon Barre Note 2 Barrier
Basset Bassnet Baudoin
Baudry Baulier Bayley Note 3
Baynes Beale Beaufils
Beaufort Beaujeu Beaurepere
Beauvois Becher Beiser
Belafaye Belcastel Note 4 Belin
Belleroche Bellet Beloncle
Belorm Bemecour Benard
Benesot du Teron Benezet Bennet
Benzolin Beranger Note 5 Beraud du Pont
Berchere Berens Beringhen
Bernard Bernardon Bernaste
Berney Berniere Bernieres
Bertau Berthe Bertheau
Bertie Bertonneau Bessonet
Bethencour de Bure Bloncour Beuzeville
Bezier Biagnoux Biard
Bignon Billon Bino Bion
Blagny Blanc Blanchard
Blanzac Blaquiere Note 6 Blennerhassett
Bleteau Blommart Blondell
Boileau Note 7 Bosanquet .. Boisbeleau Boisbeleau de la Chapelle
Boismolet Boisragon Boisribeau
Boisrond Boisrond de St. Leger Boittier
Bondou Bonel Bonhomnne
Bonnel Bonnet Borough
Borrowes Bossis Boucher
Boudet Boudinot Boudrie
Bouet Bouhereau Note 8 Boyblanc .. Boulay
Bouquet Bourdeaus Bourdieu
Bourdillon Bourdin Bourdiquet du Rosel
Bourdon Bourgeois Boursiquot
Bouryan Bousquet Bowden
Boyer Braglet Brasselay
Breval Briot Brithand
Brocas Note 9 Brodeau Brouard
Brugierres Brule Bruneval
Brunier Brusse Brutel de la Riviere
Bulmer Bunel Bunell
Burges Note 10 Burke, Lady Burreau
Byles Byles Cabibel
Cabrol Caillard Caillau
Cailletiere Caillon Cain
Caldevele Callarde Callifies
Cambes Cambon Note 11 Campredon
Canole Cantier Cappel
Carbonel Cardins Carle Note 12
Carnegie Caron Carus-Wilson
Cassel Castanet Castelfranc
Castin Castres Cauderc
Caulet Cavalier Cesteau
Chabriers Chabrole Chaigneau
Chaillon Chalie Chameau
Chamier Champagne Note 13 Champion de Crespigny
Champfleury Champlaurier Champloriers
Chape]ier Chapelle Chardin, Sir J.
Charlot d'Argenteuil Charon Charpentier
Charrier Charters Chartres
Chastelain d'Eppe Chateauneuf Chatelain
Chatterton, Lady Chaudrec Chavernay
Chelar Chenevix Note 14 Chenevix d'Eply
Chevalier Chevalleau de Boisragon Clagett
Clairvaux Claude Clervaux
Clinton Cloquet, or Cloakie Cognart
Colet Colineau Colladon
Collette Colomies Columbine
Colvile Colville Combauld
Compan Cong Constantin
Conte Contet Convenent
Corkr Coquerel Cordelon
Cornand de la Croze Cornel de la Bretonniere Cornewall
Corniere Cornish Corraro de Belleroche
Cortey Cotton Coulombieres
Coulon Courage Courtaud
Courtauld Courteil Courtonne
Cousin Coussirat Coutart
Couterne Cramahe Cranstown, Lord
Crespigny Crespin Crespion
Creusean Crommelin Crothaire
Croze Dacher Dafoncell
Dagenfeldt Degenfeldt D'Aiguesfondes
Daillon Dalbey Dalbiac
D'Albon D'Allain D'Allemagne
D'Albon D'Allain D'Allemagne
D'Allone Dallons Dalton
Damboy Daney Dantilly
D'Antragnes Darasus Darby
D'Arcy Darenes Dargent Note 15
D'Arrabin Daubussargues Daubuz
D'Aulnix D'Aumale D'Avene
Davisme Dawson De Aernac
De Bancous De Barbut De Barisont
De Bees De Belcastel De Berniere
De Bernieres De Bey de Batilly De Blachon
De Blanchet De Blaquiere De Bodt
De Boisrond De Boissobre De Bojeu
De Bonneval De Boos De Bourbon
De Boyville De Brevall De Brusse
De Cogny De Calvairac De Cardonels
De Casaubon De Castlefranc De Causse
De Cazenove de Pradines De Chabert De Chamard
De Chambrun DeChamp De Champagne
De Chefboutonne De Cheusse De Choiseul
De Choisy De Cire De Combebrune
De Conninck De Constantin De Corville
De Cosne De Coursel De Crespigny
De Crouchy De Cussy De Dibon
De Durand De Falaise De Faryon
Deffray De Foissac De Froment
De Gabay De Gaschon De Gastine
De Gaume De Gennes De Gineste
De Gouvernet De Graffenried De Graveron
De Grenier De Gually De Gualy
De Guion de Pampe Lune De Hague De Hauteville
Dehays De Heulle De Heucourt
De Hogerie De Hubac De Jages
De Jurnac Dejean De Joncourt
De Joye De Kantzow Delabadie
De la Barbe De la Barre De la Bastide
De la Billiere De la Blachiere De la Boissonade
De la Borde De la Buffierre De la Chapelle
De la Chasse De la Chaumette De la Chenaye
De la Cherois Note 16 De la Cherois Crommelin De La Chesnaye
De la Clartiere De la Combe de Clusell De la Condamine
De la Coutiere De la Croix De la Douespe
De la Fausille De la Fausille De la Fontan
De la Force, Duchesse De la Forestrie De la Galle
De la Grange De la Greliere De Gennes
De la Haize De la Heuze De l'Aigle
De Labene De Lalande De Lalo
De Lamaindre De la Mejanelle De la Melonniere
De Jages Delamere De la Misegle De la Mothe
De la Motte De la Musse De Lamy
Delandes Delandre De l'Angle
De la Nove De la Pillonniere De la Ramiere
De Lardiniere Peigne De la Riviere De la Roche
De la Rochefoucauld De la Tour De Lavlan
De Laval Note 17 De Missy De Roucy
De la Valade Note 18 De Miuret ..De Roye De la Viverie... De l'Espinosse
De L'establere De L'Estang Delfosse
De l'Hermitage De Limage De l'Isle
Delize De Lo De Loche
De Loches Delon De Lorme
De l'Orme De l'Orthe Delpech
De Lussi De Luvigny De Luzancy
De Maffee De Magny Demainbray
De Malacare De Malanze De Malbois
De Manoir De Marance De Marguerrittes
De Maricourt De Marmaude De Marton
De Maxuel De May De Melher
De Menondue De Merargues De Mestre
De Milon De Miremont De Mirmand
De Missy De Miuret De Moivre
De Moliens De Moncal De Monceau
De Montandre De Montault De Moucheron
De Mouginot Denandiere De Nautonnier
De Neufville De Neafvrille Denis
De Noyer De Pages De Paris
De Passy De Paulin De Pechels
De Pelissier De Petigny De Petit Val et Grand Champ
De Poncet De Ponthieu Deppe
D'Eppe De Prades De Prat
De Puissar De Puy De Rante
De Renet D'E Ricq De Riols
De Rivals De Rivery De Robillord
De Rocheblave De Romaignac De Roucy
De Roye De Ruvigny Desaguliers
De Sailly De Saint- Cyr Soumain De St. Felice
De St. Ferreol De St. Hermine De St. Just
De St. Leger De St. Maurice De St. Peau
De St. Philibert Muzanchere De Salles De Saurin
De Savary Desbordes Des Brisac
Desbrisay Descamps Deschamp
De Schelandre De Schirac Des Claux
Des Clouseaux Des Clouseaux Descury
Desdeuxvilles Deserre Des Laires
Des Maizeaux Des Marets Desmaretz
D'Esmiers Des Moulins Desmoulins
Desnaes Desodes Des Orme
Desormeaux Des Ouches Despaignol
D'Esperandieu Desperon De Stalleur
Des Voeux Note 19 Domerque .. Du Fay De Tarrot .. De Teissier
De Tugny De Val De Varengues
De Varennes Devaynes De Veille
De Vendargues Devesme De Vierville
De Vigneul De Vignoles De Vinegoy
De Virasel De Vivens Devoree
Dezieres D'Haucourt D'Hervart
D'Hours Digges La Touche Digoine
Diserote Divorty Dixon
Dobier Doland D'Olbreuse
Dollond D'Olier Note 20 D'Olon
Domerque D'Ornan Dornan
Dorrien D'Ortoux D'Orval
Dorvall Doublet Douglas, Sir W. and Lady
D'Ours Drelincourt Note 21 Drouet
Droz Drummond, Arbp. Drummond Hay
Du Bedat Note 22 Dubison Du Bois
Du Borda Du Bordieu Note 23 Du Boist
Dubuisson Du Buisson Du Buy
Du Chastelat Du Chemin Du Chesne
Duchesne Du Chesoy Du Crozat
Du Fau Dufay Dufour
Dufray Dufresney Du Gat
Du Lac Dulamont D'Ully
Du Lorall Dumay Du Mont
Dumont de Bostaquet Du Moulin Duneau
Du Pain Du Parc Du Perrier
Duperron Du Petit Bosc Du Pin
Dupin Deplessay Du Pont
Dupont Dupont Berault DuPratt de Clareau
Du Pre Duprey de Grassy Dupuy
Du Quesne Durand Durand de Fontcouverte
Durban Durell Du Roure
Duroure Dury Note 24 Flotard ..Gastigny .. Duson
Du Teron Du Thais Dutry
Du Val Du Viviere Duvivier
Eland, Lady Eliard Elibank, Lord
Elliot, Lady C. Elwood Emerelle
Enniskillen, Countess of Foubert Eschelberge Esdaile
Espaignet Espinasse Eversley, Viscount
Eynard Faber Faget
Falaiseau Farquhar Farquier
Fauquier Faure Ferdant
Ferment Feron Ferrer
Ferry Fish Fitzwalter, Countess
Fletcher Fleuriot Fleury
Flournoys Foissac Fongrave
Fonnereau Fontaine Fontjuliane, Lady
Forcade Forent, Lord Forestier, Lady C.
Fortanier Fouace Foubert, Countess of
Fourdrinier Fournier Fourreau
Foy France, Viscount Francquefort
Freind Frement Fresne Cantbrun
Friell Frigont Fynes-Clinton
Gagnier Gaillardine Gain
Galdy Galloway, Countess of Galway, Earl of
Gambier Garache Garcelon
Garnault Garnier Garrick
Garrick Gaston Gaubert
Gaultier Gaussen Note 25 Geaussent
Gedouin Gendron Geneste Note 26
Geoffrey Germen Gervais
Giberne Gibson Gignons
Gignoux Gillot Gimlette
Girard Girardot Girardot de Sillieux
Glanisson Goayquet Godin
Godins Gosselin Gosset Note 27
Gougeon Goujon Goulain
Goulon Gourbould Gourdonnel
Goutelles Goyon Grabam
Grancay Granger Graverol
Graves, Baroness Gravisset Graydon
Grenier Grogan Grosart
Groslet Grote Grosteste de la Mothe
Grubb Grueber Gually Note 28
Gualtier Gualy Guenon de Beaubinson
Guichery Guide Guiennot
Guigner Guill Guillebert
Guillemard Guillermin Guillot Note 29
Guinand Guion Guirand
Guisard Guive Guyon Note 30
Hager Haggard Hall
Hamlet Hardy, Baroness Harenc
Harene Harris Hassard
Hastings, Baroness Hautcharmois Hauteclair
Hautot Havee Hay-Drummond
Hayes Headley, Lord Henry
Hercontaud Hersand Heurteleu
Heurtley Hewett Hewlett
Hierome Hirzel d'Olon Hobler
Holdernesse, Countess of Hollier Holmes
Hubert Hudel Huelins
Huet Hugueton Hullin de Gastine
Hullin D'Orval Huntingdon, Earl of Innes
Ieremonger Jalabert Jamineau
Jarvey Jaubert Jaumard
Jay Jeard Jennede
Jerome Jeverau Jolit
Joly de Aernac Jonquiere Jordan
Jortin Jourdain Jourdaine
Journard Jousselin Juliet
Justamon Justamond Justel
Justenier Kay Shuttleworth Kenney
Kenny Kinnoull, Earl of La Balanderie
La Barthe La Basoche Labastide
La Bastide La Bastide Barbu Labat Note 31
Labatie La Batie Le Bessede
La Billiere La Boissonnade Laboucheret Note 32
La Bouchetiere La Boulaye La Brosse Fortin
La Brousse La Bussade La Caillemote
Lacan La Cana La Casterie
La Caterie La Caux La Chapelle
La Clide La Cloche La Colombine
La Conde La Coste La Coude
Lacour La Fabreque Lafausille
Laforce Laforey Laghacherie
La Grangerie La Guarde La Guiminiere
La Hautville Laine La Lande
Lallone Duperron La Loubiere L'Alouel
La Maria La Malquiere La Maupere
Lamb Lambert La Melonniere
Lamilliere Lamery es La Merze
La Milliere Lammert Lamothe
Lamotte La Motte La Motte Fremontier
La Motte Grainder L'Amoureux L'Amy
Lanauze Lanfant Langlade
Langlois Lanteau Lantillac
La Perin La Pilliere La Ramiere
La Ravaliere La Rinbiliere La Risole Falatin
La Roche Note 33 La Rochegua La Rochemouroy
La Roque La Roquiere La Rousselliere
La Rouviere Larouviere Larpent
Larue La Salle La Sautier
La Serre Laserre Lassau
Lassaut La Trobe Note 34 Latrobe
La Touche Latour Lauga
Laume Laurens Lautour
Laval La Ville Dieu Le Goye
Lavit Layard Note 35 Lear
Le Barry Le Bas Le Blanc
Le Blon Le Bourgay Le Bourgeois
Le Brument Le Brun Le Clerc de Virly
Le Comte Le Coq Le Cordier
Le Cornu Le Court Leeds, Duke of
Le Fanu Note 36 Lefebur Lefebure
Le Febvre Lefevre Le Fleur
Le Geay Leglize Le Vassuer Cougnee
Le Grand Leheup Le Maistre
Le Mann Le Marchand Le Marchez
Lembrasieres Lemery Lentillac
Le Petit Le Prez Le Quesne
Lernoult Le Roch Le Roux
Lesage L'Escott L'Escours
Lescure Le Sevestre L'Espinasse
L'Estrille Letablere Note 37 Le Vaseur
Levassuer Le Vassuer Le Vasor
Le Venier dela Grossetiere Levesque Levillaine
Liffore, Earl of Liger Ligonier
Ligonier de Bonneval L'lle de Gua Lindsey, Earl of
Linoux Lintot Lion
Liscour Litton Liverne
Lizardiere Lombard Londe
Londigny Long Loquet
L'Orfelin Lostall Loteron
Lothian, Marquis of Louard Loubier
Loulin Louvigni Louvigny
Loux Luard Lubieres
Lumley Lumo Lungay
Lyon MacLeod M'Clintock
McLeod Madaillon Magny
Maillard Maille Mailleray
Maillerays Maisonneuve Maittaire
Majendie Majon Malard
Maleragues Malherbe Malide
Mangin Note 38 Marchais Marchand
Marcomb Margueron Maricourt
Mariette Marjoribanks Marmaude
Marolles Martel Martin
Martineau Maseres Masieree
Massac Masse Mathy Note 39
Maturin Note 40 Maty Maucleer
Mauclerc Mauger Maureau
Maury Maury Desperon Mausy
Mauzy Mazeres Maziere
Melchior Menard Menel
Mercier Note 41 Meredith Merzeau
Mesnage Michie Middleton
Miege Migault Millery
Milltown, Earl of Minet Minto, Countess of
Misson Note 42 Mocquet Moisan
Molenier Moncal Monceau
Montcornet Monnier Monpas
Monpesson Montargis Montaut
DIontaut Majon Montolieu de St. Hip Malard Montpison
Montressor Montroy Moreau
Horel Morell Note 43 Morin
Morren Motteux Mouginet
Mougnier Mount - Alexander, Countess of Mougrue
Mousett Moustier Murray
Murray, Lady L. Musgrave Mussard
Nau Naudin Nauranne
Neau Neufville Nicolas
Noel Noel, Lady E. Noguier
Nollet Nouaille Noual
Ogier Olier Olivier
Osmond Ostervald Ouvry
Pain Pichon Pruer
Palairet Pallard Palmer
Pantin Papin Par
Pascal Passy Paul
Paulin, Comte Peache Pechell
Peckwell Pegat Pegorier
Pegus Pelham Pelissier
Pelletreau Penetriere Pensam
Pepin Pere de Fontelles Peres
Perin Perrier Perrin Note 44
Perronet Petit Pettit
Pettitt Peutherer Peyferie
Phipps Pierre Pigou
Pillet Pineau Pinceau
Pineton de Chambrun Pinsun Pitcairn
Pitt Planche Pointier
Poittevin Pollen Pons
Ponthieu Porcher Portal
Portales Porter Posquet
Potier Potter Pouchon
Poussett Poyrand Pratt
Pratviel Pravan Pressac
Prevost Primrose, Viscountess Prior
Priou Prou Puget
Pujolas Purdon Pyniot
Pyniot de la Largere Quantiteau Querray
Questebrune Quinson Quirant
Rabainieres Rabaud Raboteau Note 45
Rabouillet Rapin de Thoyras Reade
Regis Renaud Rendlesham, Lord
Renu Renouard Renue
Revole Renaud Reynet Note 46
Rhemy Ribault Riboleau
Ribot Ricard Richion
Richon Rieutort Rigail
Rigaud Riou Ripere
Rival Rivery Rives
Robethon Roche Note 47 Rocheblave Note 48
Rochebrunne Rochelle Rochmount
Roches Roger Rougue
Romaine Romieu Romilly
Romney, Earl of Ron Rosdeau
Rose Rosen Rossingnol
Rough Roumieu Rouquet
Rouse Roussel Rousselet
Roussier Rouviere Roviere
Roxburghe, Duchess of Roy Rozet du Causse
Ruffiat Rumigny Russell, Lady C.
Russell, Lady Rachel Ryland Sabatier
Sablannan Sailly Saint-Aignan
Saint-Etienne Saint-Maison Saint-Faste
Saint-Garmain St.Gruy St.Leger
St.Marie St. Maurice Saint-Paul
St.Puy St. Sauveur Saint-Tenac
Saint-York Salingue Sally
Salomon Samon Samson
Sancerre Sandoz Santillie
Sarazin Sarlande Saubergne
Saure Saurin Sautelle
Sautreau Savary Schomberg
Seigle Sellaries Senoche
Serles Serment Serre
Servantes Seve Shaw-Lefevre
Shuttleworth Sibourg Siche
Silvester Silvestre Simpson, Sir J. Y.
Sisolles Smart Smith, Rev. S.
Smythe Snell Solegre
Solly Souchet Soulegre
Soulhard Souligne Soullard
Soumain de Valliere Stehelin Stewart
Strafford Subremont Suttie
Sylvestre Tabiteau Tahourdin
Tallemant Tardy Tarleton
Tassin Teissier Tempie
Temple Tendronneau Tenderden, Lord
Terron Terrot Tessoniere
Testard Testard des Meslars Testart
Testas Tellefolle Teulon Note 49
Theron Thierry de Sabonnieres Tholon de Guiral
Thomas Thompson Tiberne
Tinel Tinell Tobie-Rossat Torpie
Torriano Touchar Tough
Toupelin Tournier Trapaud, Countess of
Travernier Traviss Triboudet Demainbray
Triquet Tronchin Troussaye
Truffet Turner Turquand
Turrin Udel Uxbridge, Countess of
Valsery Vanneck Vareilles
Varenques Vashon Vasselot
Vaury Vautier Vazeille
Vebron Verangle Vercheres
Verdchamp Verdelle Verdier
Vernezobre Verny Vermillon
Vesance Vesansay Vesian
Vestien Veymar Vial
Vialers Vialla Vicouse de la Court
Victoria, Queen Note 50 Viel Vigne
Vignoles Note 51 Vigor Vilas
Villebonne Vilmisson Vimare
Virasel Vivens Wadden
Waddiogton Walker Western
Whitaker Wilks Willis
Wilson Wynne Yarborough, Earl of


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NOTES TO TABLE 11



Note 1 Abbadie: James Abbadie, D.D., was a native of Nay, in Bearn; born in London in 1727; was Dean of Killaloe in Ireland.

Note 2 Barre: A Protestant family of Pont-Gibau, near Rochell, members of which settled in Ireland. Peter Barre married Miss Raboteau, a refugee; he was an Alderman of Dublin, and carried on a large business as a linen-draper. his son Isaac was Adjutant- General of the British Forces, under Wolfe, at Quebec. In 1776 Colonel Barre was made Vice- Treasurer of Ireland and Privy Councillor: he died in 1802.

Note 3 Bayley: This Huguenot name is derived from Philippe de Bailleux, a French refugee, who settled in the neighbourhood of Thorney Abbey, circa. 1656. Since then the name has assumed the following forms:Balieu, Balieul, Bayly, Bailly, and Bayley.

Note 4 Belcastel: Pierre Belcastel de Montvaillant was a refugee officer from Languedoc, who entered the service of William of Orange. After the death of La Caillemotte at the Boyne, he was made Colonel of the Regiment; he took a prominent part in the Irish campaigns of 1690 and 1691.

Note 5 Beranger: A branch of the Huguenot family of this name settled in Ireland, and another in Holland, but both dwindled in numbers until, in 1750, they became reduced to two-one the only surviving son of the Dutch refugee, and the other the only surviving daughter of the Irish refugee. The Dutchman, Gabriel Beranger, then came over to Dublin and married his Irish cousin, but, she dying without issue, the widower next married a Miss Stayer, also of french descent.Beranger was employed by an Antiquarian Society, in Dublin, under Burton, Conyngham, and Vallancy, to travel through Ireland, in company with the celebrated Italian architect, Signor Bigari and describe and draw the various antiquities of Ireland. He died in St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, in 1817, and was interred in the French burying-ground there.

Note 6 Blaquiere: John de Blaquiere took refuge in England in 1685. He m. Mary Elizabeth de Varennes, the daughter of of a refugee, by whom he had issue. One of his sons settles at Lisburn, where his sister m. John Crommelin, son of Louis. The fifth son John held various public offices; he was made A Baronet in 1784, and in 1800 raised to the Peerage as Lord de Blaquiere, of Ardkill, in Ireland.

Note 7 Boileau: Charles, son of Jacques Boileau(fifth Baron, Councillor of Nismes born in 1657), served in the English Army as captain of infantry, afterwards settled as a wine merchant in Dublin, where he died. his son Simeon, was succeeded by Solomon Boileau, who had sons, from the eldest of whom who was names Simeon Peter, was descended Major General Boileau, and from the fifth son John Peter was descended Sir John Boileau, Bart.

Note 8 Bouherau: Elias Bouherau, M.D.,D.D., settled in Dublin, where he was appointed librarian to Marsh's (now known as St. Patrick's) Library. One of his sons, John, entered into Holy Orders, and another became "Town-Major" of Dublin; This Town-Major, Bouherau, changed his name to Borough, from him the late sir Edward Borough, Bart., of Coolock, County Dublin, was descended.

Note 9 Brocas: The Very Rev. Theophilus Brocas, D.D., was a scion of this family, which held numerous lordships in the South of France, mostly in the neighbourhood Bordeaux. He escaped from France at the Revocation, and having taken Holy Orders, was appointed by the Crown to the Deanery of Killala, and the Vicarage of St. Anne's, Dublin. For his valuable services in promoting the arts and manufactures of Ireland, he was presented with the freedom of the city of Dublin; he died in 1766, and was interred in St. Anne's Churchyard, Dublin. His only son and heir was the Rev. John Brocas. D.D., Dean of St. Anne's , Rector of Monkstown, and Chaplain of the military at Irishtown, Ringsend. He died in 1806, and left issue, the Rev. Theophilus Brocas, rector of Strabane, in the diocese of Derry, and an only sister georgina, who, in 1804, married Robert Lindesay, Esq., captain of the Louth Militia. The Rev. Theophilus Brocas dying without issue, this family became extinct in the male line, but survives in the female line, in the Lindesay family of Glenview county Wicklow.

Note 10 Burges: A member of this family, Valery, or Valerien de Burgeois, came to England with one of the earliest bodies of immigrants, and settled at Canterbury and births, deaths, and marriages of members of this family appear in the registers of the Huguenot church there, from the year 1592 downwards. In the middle of the last century, the name, from successive intermarriages, became almost unrecognizable as of Huguenot orign and was then changed to Burgess; but the pedigree of the family has since then been clearly traced back to the Burgeois family of Picardy, who were seigneurs of Gamache and d'Oye, and of de la Fosse.

Note 11 Cambon: A refugee French officer, who commanded one of the Huguenot regiments raised in London in 1689, fought at the Boyne and at Athlone, and died in 1693.

Note 12 Carle: Peter Carle, a native of Valleraugue in the Cevennes: born in 1666 end died in London in 1730. He entered the Corps of Engineers in the army of William 111., and fought at the Boyne; afterwards accompanying the army through all its campaigns in the Low Countries. He devoted his after-life to the improvement of agriculture, on which subject he wrote and published many useful works.

Note 13 Champagne: Robillard de Champagne, a noble family in Saintonge, several of whom took refuge in England and Ireland. The children of Josias de Robillard, chavalier of Champagne, under charge of their mother, escaped from La Rochelle, concealed in empty wine casks, and arrived safe at Plymouth, England. Their father went into Holland and took service with the Prince of Orange; on his way to join his regiment, he died at Belfast. Madame de Champagne settled at Portarlington with her family. One of Champagne's sons, Josias, was an ensign in La Melonniere's regiment of French infantry, and fought at the Boyne; he afterwards became Major in the 14th Foot.

Note 14 Chenevix: A distinguished Lorraine family, which became dispersed at the Revocation. The Rev. Philip Chenevix fled into England, and the family afterwards settled in Ireland. Philip's son entered the King's Guards, of which he became Colone; and his grandson became Bishop of Killaloe in 1745, and afterwards of Waterford and Lismore. The late Protestant Archbishop of Dublin, Richard Chenevix Trench, was his great-grandson by the mother's side.-See La Tranche, p.458, ante.

Note 15 Dargent: A refugee family from Sancere, some members of which settled in England and Ireland at the Revocation. Two of them served as officers in the Guards of William 111. The name has been changed to Dargan.

Note 16 De la Cherois: Descendants of this Huguenot family still survive in the North of Ireland.

Note 17 De Laval: Vicomte de Laval possessed estates in Picardy, but at the Revocation took refuge in Ireland, settling at Portarlington, Descendants of the family are still to be met with in Ireland.

Note 18 De Lavalade: Several members of this family settled in Lisburn, in the North of Ireland.

Note 19 Des Voeux: Vinchon des Voeux, second son of De Bacquencourt, took refuge in Dublin, where he became minister of the French church. In conjunction with the Rev. Peter Droz, he commenced about 1742 the publication of the first literary journal which appeared in Ireland. He afterwards removed to Portarlington.

Note 20 D'Olier: Bertrand D'Olierwas "capitoul" of Toulouse as early as 1364. Edward Olier was made Marquis of Nointel in 1656; his third son eventually settled in Dublin (with the freedom of which he was presented in 1697), and assumed the name D'Olier: it was after his grandson Jeremiah, that "D'Olier street was so named.

Note 21 Drelincourt: Peter, son of Charles Drelincourt, came to England, where he entered the English Church, and eventually became Dean of Armagh.

Note 22 Du Bedat: The head of this family was the Marquis Du Bedat, some of whose descendants are now living in Ireland.

Note 23 Dubourdieu: A noble family of Bearn. Isaac Dubourdieu was for some time minister of the Savoy Church, London. His grandson was the last pastor of the French Church at Lisburn; he was afterwards rector of Annahilt, in Ireland.

Note 24 Dury: Paul Dury was an eminent officer of engineers, who entered the service of William 111., and afterwards passed into the service of the Elector of Hesse. Two of his sons served in the English army: the elder of whom, who belonged to the regiment of La Melloniere, was killed at the Boyne.

Note 25 Gaussen: There were several branches of the family in France. David Gaussen who took refuge in Ireland in 1685, belonged to Lunel in Languedoc; descendants of his are still living at Antrim, Belfast, and Dublin. The Gaussens who settled in England were also from Languedoc.

Note 26 Geneste: Louia Geneste took service under the Prince of Orange, and fought at the Battle of the Boyne, in the regiment of Lord Lifford. After the pacification of Ireland, Geneste settled at Lisburn, and left behind him two sons and a daughter.

Note 27 Gosset: A Huguenot family, originally from Normandy, which first settled in Jersey, whence some of the younger branches passed over into England. Among the members of the elder branch of the family was Matthew, for many years Vicomte of Jersey, who died in 1842; Major-General Sir William Gosset, who held the office of Under-Secretary of State for Ireland, was some time M.P. for Truro, and for several years Sergeant-at-arms to the English House of Commons, and who died in 1848.

Note 28 Gually: Peter Gualy, son of the Sieur de la Gineste, of Rourgue, fled into England at the Revocation, with his wife, and three children--Paul, Francis, and Margaret. Paul entered the English army, and Francis also entered the army, and eventually settled at Dublin, where some of his descendants survive.

Note 29 Guillot: several members of this family emigrated to Holland at the Revocation, and received from the Prince of Orange commissions in his Navy. Their descendants settled in Lisburn, in Ireland.

Note 30 Guyon: William de Guyon de Geis, son of the Sieur de Pampelona, fled holland at the Revocation; and took service under William of Orange, in which he lost an arm. William 111. gave him a retiring pension, when Guyon settled at Portarlington, and there died in 1740.

Note 31 Labat, or Labatt: A branch of this ancient Normandy family has been long settled in Ireland. The first Labat came over with William 111., as an officer in William's army; and eventually settled in the King's County.

Note 32 Labouchere: An ancient Bearnese family, whose original name was Barrier. In 1621, Jean-Guyon Barrier, Notary-royal, married Catherine de la Broue, and from this union sprang Francis, Seigneur of Labouchere, from which place is derived the present family name.

Note 33 La Roche: A refugee from Bordeaux, originally named Crothaire, whose son became M.P. for Bodmin, in 1727; bis grandson, Sir James Laroche, Bart., also sat for the same borough in 1768.

Note 34 La Trobe; Jean la Trobe, a refugee from the south of France, came to Ireland by way of Holland, and settled in Waterford about the year 1690; he died in Dublin at an advanced age. The name which originally was Von Blume, was changed to Antes, which it still bears.

Note 35 Layard: An ancient Albigensian family, whose original name was Raymond: "De Layarde"(near Montpellier) being merely their 'nom de terre', as in many other similar cases. Pierre Raymond de Layard, born 1666 left France about the period of the Revocation, attended William 111. into England as a Major in General Verey's Regiment of Foot. Pierre had two sons-1. Gaspard, baptized in 1725 in Canterbury where the family settled in England; 2. Daniel-Peter, physician to the Dowager Princess of Wales. Daniel-Peter had three sons-1. Charles Peter, prebendary of Worcester, and Dean of Bristol; 2. Anthony-Lewis; 3. John- Thomas. Charles- Peter had grandsons two of whom were Austin LayardM.P., and Colonel F.P. Layard. The head of the family is Mr. Layard, of Riversdale, near Dublin.

Note 36 Le Fanu: Etienne Le Fann, of Caen, married in 1657, after some time made his escape into England, and eventually settled in Ireland, where descendants of his still survive.

Note 37 Le Tablere: Letablere, or De L'Establere, an ancient family in France, several members of which settled in England and Ireland. Of these Rene de la Donespe, lord of the manor of Lestablere, in Lower Poitou, left france, in 1685, at the age of 22 and arrived in Holland the same year, when he entered the military service of the Prince of Orange. He was an officer in Du Cambon's Foot at the Battle the Boyne, and afterward in Lifford's Horse. Having settled in Dublin, he died there in 1729, at the age of 66. His son, Doctor Daniel Letablere, was Dean of Tuam, his youngest daughter, Esther Charlotte Letablere, who became the eventual heiress of the family married Edward Litton,Esq., an officer in the 37th Foot, and by him had three surviving sons-1. Daniel Litton, Esq., of Dublin,2. Edward Litton, Esq. of Altmore county Tyrone, who wad Master in Chancery, and formerly M.P. for Coleraine, 3. John Litton, Esq., J.P., of Ardavilling, county Cork.

Note 38 Mangin: several refugees of this name settled in Ireland. Paul Mangin became established at Lisburn, and there married Madelaine, the daughter of Louis Crommelm.

Note 39 Mathy: Was a celebrated physician and author. After a residence in Hol]and, he settled in England about the middle of the last century. He was Secretary of the Royal Society in 1758, and was afterwards appointed Librarian of the British Museum in which office he was succeeded by his son. This name has been changed into Matthew.

Note 40 Maturin: Gabriel Maturin was a refugee pastor who escaped from France, and settled in Ireland. His son Peter became Dean of Killala, and his grandson Gabriel-James became Dean of St. Patrick's, Dublin. From him descended the Rev. C. Maturin, Senior Fellow, Trinity College, Dublin, Rector of Fanet, the Rev.C.R.Maturin, author of 'Bertram: and Gabriel Maturin, Esq., of Washington.

Note 41 Nercier: Philip Mercier, a portrait painter born at Berlin, of a French refugee family, settled in London, where he died in 1760. In Ireland the name has been changed into Mercer.

Note 42 Misson: Maximilian Misson fled into England, and was selected by the Duke of Ormond as tutor to his grandson.

Note 43 Morell: Daniel Morell was born in a village in Champagne about the period of the Revocation; lost his parents at an early age. His foster-brother, Stephen Conte fled with him into Holland, under the guidance of a party of refugees; and on reaching manhood, both entered the army of William 111., and fought under him through the Irish campaigns. Daniel Morell married the daughter of Conte, and the issue was Stephen Morell, who entered the navy, and died at an advanced age, leaving behind him three sons, all of whom became eminent as dissenting ministerso the eldest son Stephen, at Little Baddon, Essex; the second son, John, at Brighton; and the youngest Thomas, as theological tutor of the Independent Academical Institution Known as Coward College. Of this family was also Dr. Morell, author of the 'History of Philosophy'.

Note 44 Perrin: Count Perrin was a Huguenot refugee from Nouere, where he had large possessions. He originally settled at Lisburn, in Ireland, from which he afterwards removed to Waterford, and founded the family to which the late Justice Perrin belonged.

Note 45. Raboteau: John Charles Raboteau, a refugee from Pont-Gibaud, near Rochelle, settled in Dublin, and prospered as a wine-merchant.

Note 46. Reynet, or De Reynet:A refugee family which settled at Waterford; the freedom of which city was conferred in perpetuity on the descendants of Henri de Reynet. But Henri's youngest son returned to France, and having professed the Roman Catholic religion, he was placed in possession of the family estate, which his descendants of the female line still hold.

Note 47. Roche: Louis Roche, a refugee manufacturer, settled in Lisburn. He became an extensive merchant, and descendants of his are now living in Belfast.

Note 48. Rocheblave: Henry de Rocheblave was pastor in succession of the French churches of Greenwicb, Swallow-Street, Hungerford, the Quarre, St. James's, and last of all]], of Dublin, where he died in 1709.

Note 49. Teulon or Tholan: An ancient family of Nismes, descended from Marc Tholon, Sieur de Guiral. Peter and Anthony fled from France at the time of the Revocation and settled at Greenwich. Peter came into Ireland, and founded the county Cork branch of the family.

Note 50. Victoria: Queen VICTORIA is descended from a Huguenot Ancestress, Eleanore D'Esmiers, Marquise d'Olbreuse, who was great-great-great grandmother of Her Majesty.

Note 51. Vignoles: A noble family in Languedoc. Charles de Vignoles, fourth son of Jacques de Vignoles,. Seigneur de Prades, near Nismes, fled with his wife into Holland at the Revocation. He afterwards accompanied the Prince of Orange into England, fought in the Irish campaigns, and settled at Portarlington.




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