The Irish Bomfords


Bomford and Jessop families Additional Information

26 October 2005

Robert Bomford

Robert Jessop died in 1834? Irish Wills Index has entry for Robert Jessop of Mount Jessop with executor Martha Jessop and Will dated 1834.[IWR/1834/F/150] National Archives of Dublin state that although there is an entry for Robert Jessop in an Index book, the National Archives do not have access to the actual will itself.

The Children of Robert Bomford Jessop

Francis Jessop

Born 1813 approx

Appointed High Sheriff of Longford 1836

Committed suicide aged 23 12 February 1836[i]

Administration granted to mother Martha Jessop 1836 [IAR/1836/F/32]

John Thomas Jessop

Born 1822

1850 Jessop Estates in Longford sold[ii]

Married Anne Nugent Briscoe (born 1832)widow of Thomas Brown and daughter of John Featherston Briscoe

He had seven children[iii]:

Martha born app 1859 Middlesex Brompton

Emily born approx 1861 Devonshire Exeter

Ann Frances born approx 1862 London

John born approx 1864 Belgium

Catherine born approx 1867 Brussels

Eleanor born 1870 Berkshire

Samia Jane Frances born 1871 Middlesex Hounslow

Anne Nugent Jessop died aged 47 23 July 1879[iv] and is buried in Norwood Cemetery

John Thomas Jessop died 23 March 1880[v] at 15 Regent Square and is buried in Norwood Cemetery.

Elizabeth Anne Jessop

10 May 1851 married John Fleming son of William Fleming St Peter Dublin [vi]

Harriet Amelia Jessop

4th daughter of Robert Bomford Jessop

Married 1st William H Neligan of Emblamore Co. Roscommon

Married 2nd on 9 Feb 1861 John William Finch eldest son of William Finch of Kilcolman County Tipperary[vii]

Emily Caroline Jessop

Born 1825 approx [1871 census gives birthplace as Prussia, 1881 birthplace is shown as Ireland, and 1901 birthplace is shown as France]

Youngest daughter of Robert Jessop

Married 1st Colonel MacPherson

Married 2nd on 20 Sep 1856 Captain James Fielder Peto eldest son of Rev James Peto[viii]

1901 Census widow living at 18 Denmark Villas Hove with son Gordon Macpherson (widower physician).[ix]

[i] The Times Feb 16 1836 page 3 and The Times Feb 17 1836 page 7 Irish Wills Index IAR/1836/F/32

[ii] The Times 8 July 1850 5 Aug 1850 10 Aug 1850

[iii] 1871 Census RG10/1316

[iv] GRO Q3 1879 Wandsworth 1d 334

[v] Q1 1880 Pancras 1b 79

[vi] Vital Records Index British Isles

[vii] Cavan Observer Feb16 1861 [taken from Ireland Newspaper Extracts]

[viii] IGI and The Times Sept 1856

[ix] RG13/938