Published genealogies and biographies: Maxwell-Gumbleton of Twyning, ca. 1950


Maxwell-Gumbleton of Twyning

The Rt. Rev. Maxwell Homfray Maxwell-Gumbleton, D.D., Lord of the Manor of Twyning, Glos., 1917-48, Lord Bishop Suffragan of Dunwich 1934-43, Rector of Hitcham 1935-49, Assist. Bishop Diocese of St. Edmundsbury and Ipswich 1931-34, Archdeacon of Sudbury 1932, Lord Bishop of Ballarat 1917-27, Hon Canon of Bristol 1910-16, Vicar of Chippenham 1904-16, assumed by royal licence, 1916, the name and arms of Maxwell-Gumbleton, s. his great aunt, Mrs. Isabella Matilda Gumbleton 1917 (see below); b. 17 June 1872, educ Repton and Peterhouse, Camb., MA (1898), DD (1916), m. 21 April 1897, Ella Maria, dau. of late Rev. Sidney George Gillum, MA, of Vernham Dean, Exmouth, Devon, and has issue,
  1. Maxwell Sidney Harold, MC, Brig. late R.A. (32 Cottesmore Court, W8); b. 9 Jan 1898, educ. Repton and RMA, m. 8 Aug 1924, Winifred Mary dau. of Harry Watson of Gregory Downs, Queensland and has issue,
    1. Maxine Mary, b. 9 Jan 1927
  2. John Gillum, late Indian police (I.P. Medal 1943), (Curraghlawn, Tinahely, co. Wicklow); b. 13 Sep 1900, educ. Winchester, m. 4 feb 1937, Mary dau of the late Capt. John Jameson Kelynge Greenway, RA, sometime gov. of Bristol Prison.
  3. Richard Widgwood (41 St. James’s Square, Bath); b. 9 July 1908, educ. Winchester, m. Nov 1940, Renée, dau. of Rev. M. Vaney1 of Lausanne, and had issue, Richard Vaney1 b. 3 Oct 1948
  4. Margaret Anne Julia, b. 15 May 1904, m. 27 Apr 1926, Lt-Col. Arthur Garland Lester-Garland, MC, 1st Punjab Regt., (Bathford House, nr. Bath) eldest son of Lester Vallence Lester-Garland of Bathford House, Bath.
Lineage:

Richard Gumbleton of Castlerichard, otherwise Ballygarron, co. Waterford, High-Sheriff 1732 m. 1704, Anne, dau. of Wallis Warren, ancestor of Sir Augustus Warren, of Warrenscourt, 7th Bt. (see Burke’s Peerage), by whom he left (with a dau., Anne, m. 1733, William Daunt, of Kilmonogue, and a dau., Susanna, m. John Drew, of Ballinspellig) a son & successor,

Richard Gumbleton, of Castlerichard, High Sheriff, co. Waterford, 1772; m. 1743, Elizabeth, dau of David Conner, of Bandon, and sister of William Conner, of Connerville, Cork, MP for Bandon 1761-66 (see Burke’s L.G. of Ireland), and had with other issue,

  1. Richard of Castlerichard, m. the dau of Hamilton O'Hara,of co. Donegal, and had issue:
    1. Richard Edward of Castlerichard (called by him “Glencairn Abbey”) dsp. 1819
    2. Lavinia m. Henry Amyas Bushe, of Glencairn Abbey, High Sheriff, co. Waterford, 1826, nephew, maternally, of the Right Hon. Henry Grattan and had issue (see Burke’s L.G. of Ireland).
    3. Rebecca m. May 1802 Vice-Adm. Sir Tristram Ricketts, 1st Bt., KCB, RN, and d. 8 May 1859, leaving issue (see Burke’s Peerage). He d. 16 Aug 1842.
  2. Robert Warren of whom presently
  3. Henry of Curriglass House, capt. 13th dragoons, m 1792, Hon. Sarah Massy (d. 1845), dau of the 2nd Baron Massy (see Burke’s Peerage), and d. 1834, leaving, with other issue,
    1. Richard Henry of Marston near Tallow, m. 22 sep 1835 Catherine Elizabeth, dau. of Lieut. Col. Robert Moore, and great-grand-dau. of 5th Earl of Drogheda (see Burke’s Peerage), and d. 1863 leaving issue, an only dau., Isabella.
    2. Sarah m. her cousin Rev. George Gumbleton (see below)
    3. Jane m. May 1775 William Daunt of Kilcascan and d. 1830 leaving issue (see Burke’s L.G. of Ireland). He d. 1809.
    The 2nd son, Robert Warren Gumbleton, of Glanatore, m. 18 Dec 1787 Margaret, dau. of John Bowen, of Oakgrove, co Cork (see Burke’s LG of Ireland, Bowen of Bowen’s Court, and had issue,
    1. Richard, of whom presently
    2. John-Bowen, of Fortwilliam, co. Waterford, JP, high-sheriff 1845, m. Ann, eldest dau. and coheiress of Henry Everard, of Spalding co. Lincoln, and had issue.
    3. George (Rev.), of Belgrove, near Cork, m. 1st his cousin Sarah, dau. of Capt. Henry Gumbleton (see above). He m. 2ndly Frances Anne, dau of James Penrose of Woodhill, Cork, and d. 29 Oct 1860 leaving issue,
      • William Edward of Belgrove, co. Cork,JP, b. 1840, d.unm. 4 Apr 1911
      • George, Barrister-at-Law, b. 1843, educ. Ch. Ch. Oxford, (MA, DCL) m. 1889, Jessie Ramsay, eldest dau. of Thomas Skinner, and d. 1894.
The daus. of Robert Warren Gumbleton and margaret Bowen intermarried with the families of Daunt of Kilcaston, Colthurst of Clonmoyle (descended from the Ardrum family), Percy, Hutchins, and Garde. The eldest son,
Richard Gumbleton of Glanatore m. 1823, Ann Rachel, dau. of Henry Fowke, of Tewkesbury, by his wife Jane Charlotte, dau. of George William Maxwell, of Dalswinton, (and Ann his wife, dau. and heiress of Peter Handcock, of Twining) and d. 1849 leaving surv. issue,
  • Richard John Maxwell Gumbleton of Glanatore, co. waterford and Twyning Manor, Glos. (s. to the latter on the death of his aunt Mrs. Stocker in 1881), JP, Waterford and Cork; b. 1834, m. 4 Nov 1858 Isabella Matilda (d. 1917) of Twyning manor, dau. of Hon. Judge Des Barres, of St. John’s Newfoundland, and d. 1889 having had issue, a dau., Isabella Mary, and a son Richard Augustus Maxwell, who both d. young.
  • Margaret m. 1849 Charles Jeston Homfray, MA (d. 21 Sep 1871) (see Homphray of Otterbourne Court) and had issue,
    • Emma Jane m. 1871, Hon. Edward Thomas Smith (d. 26 Sep 1882) Barrister-at-law, Puisne Judge, Jamaica, and d. 17 Feb 1882, leaving with other issue,
      • Maxwell Homfray (Rt. Rev) of whom we treat.
Arms: Or, on a fesse wavy gu. three mullets argent, a canton vert charged with a fleur de lis of the field. Crest: A demi-griffin arg. holding in the dexter claw a mullet or and charged on the shoulder with a fleur de lis vert. Motto: spes altera
Residence: 41 St James Square, Bath, Somerset.

Burke’s Irish Family Records
ca. 1950

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