Dating in offaly ireland
It is still rather large but might make it easier to follow the structure of the family. The Norths of Ireland are descended from the Norths of Guilford, Surrey, England (Co N). About 1660, after the Cromwellian Settlement of Ireland, a John North was resident at Kilbride and had issue (Co N).
For more information on the early Norths in England, see the Supplement in The Lives of Rt Hon Francis North, Baron Guilford, The Hon Sir Dudley North and the Hon Rev Dr John North, together with an autobiography of the author,by the Hon Roger North, edited by Augustus Jessopp, DD, in three volumes, London, George Bell& Sons, York St., Covent Garden, 1890. A post to by Mary E North Cull dated says John's wife was Mary Hannah Bird 1a Roger North of Newcastle, d 1701 (Co N), will pr at Trim (Bainbridge) and had issue 2a Joseph North of Newcastle (Co N), d c1729 (will dated , probate dated : 16.4.2, Vicars prerogative wills, & SP email p.04), d after 1728, will 1729 (SP1), m Mary (16.4.2) m 1705 (SP1) Mary Emor (or, incorrectly, Mary Ernor), alive 1726 (SP1), daughter of Richard Emor (or, incorrectly, Richard Ernor) (SP3), and had issue.
Deed 220 56 143990 of outlined arrangements for the substitution of new 'lives' in the same mortgage, and was witnessed by William North of Clonfad, attorney in the Court of Exchequer in Ireland (Roger's brother) (CN email ) 4a Ulysses North of Newcastle or Ulysses Browne North (deed 370 of 1775 (EN email ; CN email )), d 1780, High Sheriff of Westmeath (Co N), m Eliza Bagot (16.4.2) (SP email ) and had issue.
Eliza's will of (as Elizabeth North, widow) left part of the lands of Kilcoursey called Cottage, parish Kilbride, Barony of Kilcoursey, Kings Co, to her grandson Charles Bagot; and 20 each to grandson William Bagot of Kilcoursey and granddaughter Eliza Ann Ball (Eliza Ann Bagot) widowof Mt Pleasant Ave Dublin.
On , Elizabeth North of Tyrrellspass leased and released forever the town and lands of Derryroe, Westmeath, ~62 acres, of which she 'was seized in fee or some other good and sufficient estate,' to Mary Shervington, widow, of Carlow, Co Carlow, along with 'all writings papers and evidences relating to the same or any part thereof' (deed 1831894: CN email ).
The references to evidence of title may indicate that Elizabeth did not have particularly good evidence of title to Derryroe; perhaps she inherited it via a default on the mortgage recorded above in deed 200 of .
You will probably find this tree rather large and unwieldy, though the details are often the more interesting part of the story.
This looks like Catherine was a daughter of Lucinda Gouldsbury who married Richard North and became a widow on his early death. The public itself is a heavy, inert, senseless mass, fit only to sustain the weight of power, and to bear the haughty foot that treads and tramples on it, this is the divine celestial spirit that informs it all, in every artery and pore with new vitality' (J Joly Pamphlets National Library of Ireland Rare Book Collections 1125 1140 Irish Trials).Deed 1758 190records a grant to Roger North on by Henry Pilkington of Toar and his son and heir Abraham Pilkington, of an annuity of 60 pa payable out of King for the lives of his children Charles, Susanna and Richard. Deed 1757 152 of 26 April 1757 concerns Roger North Newcastle, William North, and Robert Rochfort of Westmeath: Roger North did grant set and to farm [let] to Robert Rochfort his heirs etc, all the lands and towns of Lisaord(?) [Lissara] c 72 acres Barony Moycashel from 1 May during lives of Robert Rochfort, Charles Rochfort his son, and Mary Rochfort his daughter, renewable forever (EN email ).Deed 321 10 211494 of records that Roger left Lisaura to his son Richard.
Deed 200 of is a record of a mortgage by Bryan Geoghan of Derryroe, Barony of Moycashel, Co Westmeath over his land at Derryroe for 420 sterling to Roger North of Newcastle, gent.
Deed 370 of 1775 (EN email ; CN email ) describes Richard North as 'Ensign in his Majesty's 15 Regiment of Foot'. [Bar 1810; Judge of the Court of Admiralty (I.).]'); Burke states that Ulysses North of Newcastle (4a above) was his uncle.