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Francis Samuel Despard, RIC

Male 1840 - 1914  (74 years)


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  • Name Francis Samuel Despard  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    Suffix RIC 
    Born 1840  Kilkenny Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Gender Male 
    _MILT 1858  [3
    Married 1875  Rathdown, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Residence 31 March 1901  Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Residence 2 April 1911  Rathmines & Rathgar East, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Relation to Head of House: Head 
    Died Jun 1914  Dublin South, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID P236  Despard Only
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2020 

    Father Philip Robert Adam Despard,   b. 1802,   d. 23 February 1876, Dublin South, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anna Parsons Poe,   b. 1812,   d. 1887  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 1829  Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth "Lizzie" Marie Curlett,   b. 1852, Talklea, Co, Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alice Louisa Despard,   b. 29 Nov 1875, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1887, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)  [natural]
     2. Phillipa Anna Despard,   b. 27 Feb 1877, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Aug 1957, Dublin South, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)  [natural]
     3. John William Albert Despard,   b. 20 Jun 1878, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1879, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     4. William Samuel Philip Despard,   b. 20 Jun 1878, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Oct 1964  (Age 86 years)  [natural]
     5. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Sarah Despard,   b. 8 Jun 1880, Aughrim St , Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jul 1951, Worthing, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)  [natural]
     6. Frances Margaret Despard,   b. Jun 1882, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1960, Lanarkshire, Lanark, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)  [natural]
     7. Elizabeth "Lizzie" Marie Curlett,   b. 1852, Talklea, Co, Down, Northern Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1900, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)  [natural]
     8. Francis Phillip Despard,   b. 1883,   d. 30 Sep 1933, Marrickville, New South Wales Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)  [natural]
     9. Maud Gertrude Despard,   b. 5 Jan 1885, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1952, Worthing, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)  [natural]
     10. Victoria Alberta Despard,   b. 7 Nov 1886, Dublin, Ireland No evidence in 1901 census with parents? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1981, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years)  [natural]
     11. Olive Kathleen Amelia Despard,   b. 14 Aug 1888, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 November 1949  (Age 61 years)  [natural]
     12. Blanche Annie Marsh,   b. Abt 1880, Chichester, Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1959, Surrey South eastern, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 79 years)  [natural]
     13. Evelyn Constance Despard,   b. 6 Oct 1890, Dublin, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1891, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)  [natural]
     14. Eileen Charlotte Despard,   b. 21 Aug 1893, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1977, Congleton and Crewe, Cheshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)  [natural]
     15. Charlotte Ida L Despard,   b. Sep 1895, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Nov 1977, Bray Co Wicklow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years)  [natural]
     16. Kathleen Mabel (Monica) Despard,   b. Mar 1897, Dublin North, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location  [natural]
    Last Modified 26 Sep 2020 
    Family ID F39  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Leonard Montague Fleetwood 1911 Census
    Leonard Montague Fleetwood 1911 Census
    Augusta Despard
    Augusta Despard
    Augusta Despard
    Augusta Despard

  • Notes 
    • Francis Samuel Despard was born in 1840 or 1841, probably in County Kildare, the son of Philip Despard and Anna Poe. He was a member of the Royal Irish Constabulary and was posted to County Limerick. Records indicate he had at one time a wife from County Wicklow (though records for Lizzie Curlett show her father came from County Down). He retired from the constabulary on August 10, 1900 and died in Dublin in early 1914.



  • Sources 
    1. [S1202875434] Ireland, Civil Registration Deaths Index, 1864-1958, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    2. [S1202875602] Web: Ireland, Census, 1911, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.), Class: RG14.

    3. [S1202875588] Ireland, The Royal Irish Constabulary 1816-1921, Reakes, J., comp., (Ancestry.com Operations Inc).

    4. [S1202875458] Web: Ireland, Census, 1901, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    5. [S1202875583] Ireland, Select Births and Baptisms, 1620-1911, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    6. [S1208433715] Manchester, England, Church of England Marriages and Banns, 1754-1930, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).

    7. [S1202879407] Ireland, Civil Registration Marriages Index, 1845-1958, Ancestry.com, (Ancestry.com Operations, Inc.).