Sir Nicholas Roderick O'Conor  1843

Sir Nicholas Roderick O'Conor 1843

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Nioclás Ruairí Ó Conchobhair Donn aka Sir Nicholas Roderick O'Conor (1843–1908) GCB, was a British diplomat and His Majesty's Ambassador to the Turkish Empire from 1898 until his death in Constantinople. 

Born and raised on his family estate Dun Dermot on the Roscommon/Galway border. He was later educated at Stonyhurst College, Lancashire and in Munich, Germany. O'Connor entered the British diplomatic service in 1866.

He inherited the family estate at Dundermott in 1897 but later sold the property. ​

His eldest daughter Fearga Victoria Mary O'Conor  (1892-1969) married Rear-Admiral Malcolm Raphael Joseph Constable-Maxwell-Scott.  Children:

1. Sir Michael Fergus Constable-Maxwell-Scott (1921-1989)

2. Elizabeth Mary Constable-Maxwell-Scott (1924-1991)

3. Ian Malcolm Constable-Maxwell-Scott (1927-1993)

His second daughter, Muriel Margaret Minna O'Conor (b. 1894) married Charles Joseph Nevile in 1919.

His youngest daughter Eileen Winifred Madeleine O'Conor (1897-1963) married Prince Matyla Ghyka (1881–1965) of Romania in 1918,

Additional Information
Date of Birth 3rd Jul 1843  
Date of Death 19th Mar 1908  
Mother (First Name/s and Maiden) Jane Ffrench  
Father (First Name/s and Surname) Patrick A O'Conor, JP (High Sheriff in 1854)  
Townland born Dundermott, Co. Roscommon VIEW SOURCE
Spouse (First Name/s and Maiden/Surname) Married 13 April 1887: Minna Hope-Scott  
Number of Children 3 daughters.  
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