Elizabeth  (née O'Malley)  Irwin 1770

Elizabeth (née O'Malley) Irwin 1770

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Elizabeth O’Malley (1770–1840)  of Newcastle was a direct descendant of Gráinne Mhaol [Granuaile] aka Grace O'Malley (c.1530 – c.1603) and, through her, Owen O'Malley of Burrishoole (c1650-1738). Her family is remembered in the roofless side chapel at Murrisk Abbey.


In the winter of 1798, she married John Irwin Esq. (1762-1842) and raised a family at Camlin House, Ballinameen, Co. Roscommon. 



John Irwin III (1800-1842) married Emily Bolton (d.1904)

Mary Irwin 1801-1864 married Caleb Robertson Esq. of Tangier House, Boyle

George O Malley Irwin 1802-1876

Rebecca Irwin 1806-1876

Mira Irwin 1808-1892 married John Duke Esq. of Moylurg House, Clogher, Boyle

Andrew Irwin (1809-1874) married Belinda Bolton (1826-73)

William Irwin (1810-1889) married Eliza Jane Crump

Dorothea Irwin 1812-1874


In 1840, she died age 70 (survived by her husband, John Irwin Esq. who died in May 1842). Their eldest son, John Irwin III died two months later in July 1842. His infant son (John Irwin Jr) inherited the Camlin estate. (At the time of Griffith's Valuation in 1857, the representatives of John Irwin Jr., a minor, were leasing a house at Camlin, valued at £14, to James Badger).

Additional Information
Date of Birth 1st Jan 1770
Date of Death 8th Apr 1840
Associated Building (s) Camlin House  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Elizabeth Clarke
Father (First Name/s and Surname) George O’Malley, Castlebar (d.1798)
Names of Siblings Mjr. George O'Malley Commander of the Connaught Rangers| James O'Malley (also served at Waterloo, as Surgeon of the 11th Regiment of Light Dragoons).
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) John Irwin Esq. of Camlin (1762-1842)
Names of Children John Irwin III (1800-1842) married Emily Bolton (d.1904) | Mary Irwin 1801-1864 | George O Malley Irwin 1802-1876 | Rebecca Irwin 1806-1876 | Mira Irwin 1808-1892 | Andrew Irwin (1809-1874) | William Irwin (1810-1889)
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