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: Digby Lords Digby, Digby of Geashill, Digby of Sherburne
Sir Robert Digby of Coleshill d 24.05.1618
m 1600 Lettice FitzGerald, later Baroness Offaly d 01.12.1658, dau of Hon. Gerald FitzGerald
1. Robert Digby, 1st Lord Digby of Geashill d 06.06.1642
m1. 15.12.1626 Sarah Boyle b 29.03.1609, d 14.07.1633, dau of Roger Boyle, 1st Earl of Cork
A. Kildare Digby, 2nd Lord Digby of Geashill b c1631, d 11.07.1661
m 1652 Mary Gardiner d 23.12.1692, dau of Robert Gardiner of London
i. Robert Digby b 22.04.1653, d 11.07.1653
ii. Robert Digby, 3rd Lord b 30.04.1654, d unm 29.12.1677
iii. Simon Digby, 4th Lord b 18.07.1657, d 19.01.1685
m 27.08.1683 Frances Noel b c1662, d 29.09.1684, dau of Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough
a. Frances Digby b c1685, d 03.05.1729
m James Scudamore, 3rd Viscount Scudamore bpt 15.07.1684, d 02.12.1716
iv. William Digby, 5th Lord b c1662, d 29.11.1752
m 22.05.1686 Jane Noel b c1667, d 10.09.1733, dau of Edward Noel, 1st Earl of Gainsborough
a. Edward Digby dvp 02.10.1746, 3rd son
m 05.07.1729 Charlotte Fox d 11.1778, dau of Sir Stephen Fox
1 Edward Digby, 6th Lord b 05.07.1730, d unm 30.11.1757
2 Henry Digby, 7th Digby of Geashill, 1st Lord Digby of Sherburne, 1st Earl Digby b 21.07.1731, d 25.09.1793
m1. 05.09.1763 Elizabeth Feilding b c1742, d 19.01.1765, dau of Hon. Charles Feilding
A Edward Digby b 20.06.1764, d infant
m2. 10.11.1770 Mary Knowler d 26.02.1794, dau of John Knowler of Canterbury
B Edward Digby, 2nd Earl Digby, 8th Lord b 06.01.1773, d unm 12.05.1856
C Charlotte Maria Digby d 15.05.1807
m 22.07.1796 William Wingfield, later Wingfield-Baker d 21.03.1858
Sherborne Castle passed into the Wingfield family various members of which took the name Wingfield Digby.
D+ other issue - Robert b 10.04.1775, d 25.09.1830, Rev., Stephen b 1776, d 1795, Elizabeth Theresa b 1781, d 1806
3 Robert Digby b 20.12.1732, dsp 25.02.1815, Admiral
m 19.08.1784 Eleanor Elliot d 28.07.1830, dau of Andrew Elliot, Governor of New York
4 William Digby b 21.01.1733, d 18.09.1788, Dean of Durham
m 14.04.1766 Charlotte Cox d 27.06.1791, dau of Joseph Cox
A Sir Henry Digby b 20.01.1770, d 19.08.1842, Admiral had issue
m 17.04.1806 Jane Elizabeth Coke d 29.04.1863, dau of Thomas Coke, 1st Earl of Leicester
Their elder son became the 9th Lord Digby.
B William Digby b 25.02.1774, dsp 02.01.1848, prebendary of Worcester
m1. 20.08.1800 Almeria Augusta Cary d 24.06.1811?, dau of Hon. Lucius Ferdinand Cary
m2. 1803 Charlotte Elizabeth Digby d 13.09.1820, dau of Stephen Digbybelow
C Charles George Digby b 14.12.1780, d 14.01.1829, Captain RN had issue
m 13.09.1821 Elizabeth Walsh d 26.12.1855, dau of Sir John B. Walsh, 1st Bart
D Joseph Digby b 15.07.1786, d 05.03.1860, Vice Admiral had issue
m Ann Jackson dau of Josias Jackson
E Charlotte Sophia Digby d 15.12.1835
m 03.04.1784 Sir John Sheffield, Bart dsp 04.02.1815
F Elizabeth Juliana Digby d 11.1807
m 18.02.1794 Sir John Henry Newbolt chief justice at Madras
G Maria Digby d 23.09.1842
m 28.08.1794 Henry Thomas Fox-Strangways, 2nd Earl of Ilchester b 09.08.1747, d 05.09.1802
H Frances Caroline Digby d 14.04.1835
m 13.06.1791 Sir Thomas Neave, Bart
I Harriet Digby
m 1808 Rev. Samuel Serrall of Purbeck
5 Stephen Digby of Richmond Park b 10.05.1742, d 30.05.1800, Colonel
m1. 01.10.1771 Lucy Fox-Strangways d 16.08.1787, dau of Stephen Fox-Strangways, 1st Earl of Ilchester
A Charles Digby b 31.05.1775, d 23.06.1841, canon of Windsor had issue
m Mary Somerville d 28.04.1834, dau of Hon. Hugh Somerville
B Stephen Thomas Digby d 1820, Captain RN
C Charlotte Elizabeth Digby
m 1803 William Digby b 25.02.1774, dsp 02.01.1848, prebendary of Worcesterabove
m2. 06.01.1790 Charlotte Margaret Gunning d 1794, dau of Sir Robert Gunning, Bart
D Robert Henry Digby b 1792, dsp, Lt. Colonel
E Isabella Digby d 09.01.1859
m 1814 William Chester Master of Knowle Park
6 Charles Digby b 22.04.1743, d 10.09.1810, canon of Wells
m 05.01.1775 Priscilla Mellier d 14.12.1837, dau of William Mellier of Castle Cary
A Mary Charlotte Digby
m 22.09.1810 Rev. John Dampier of Bulow d 16.01.1841
b. Wriothesly Digby of Meriden
m Mary Cotes dau of John Cotes of Woodcote
1 Wriothesly Digby b 1749, dsp 1827
m 1783 _ Montollieu dau of Lt. Col. Lewis Charles Montollieu, Baron of St. Hippolite
2 Mary Digby b c1750, d 08.09.1794
m 1778 Hon. Hugh Somerville b 1729, d 07.05.1795
3 Frances Digby
m 1780 Richard Aubrey Colonel
4 Elizabeth Digby d 27.12.1828
m 07.04.1786 William Mills of Bitterne b 10.11.1750, d 20.03.1820
5 Jane Digby d 21.08.1841
m Charles Mills dsp 29.01.1826
6+ other issue d unm - Kenelm b 1754, d 1813, Noel b 1756, d 1830, Rev.
c. Elizabeth Digby
m Sir John Dolben, Bart b 12.02.1683-4, d 20.11.1756
d. Juliana Digby d 09.08.1785
m 29.04.1730 Herbert Mackworth of Neath b 07.09.1687, d 20.08.1765
e. Frances Digby
m James Cotes of Woodcote
f.+ other issue - John d unm 1717, Robert d unm 19.04.1726, 6 other children d young
v. Lettice Digbyprobably of this generation
m Charles Cotes of Woodcote
m2. Elizabeth Altham b c1601, d 03.01.1662-3, dau of Sir James Altham of Oxhe by Mary Stapers, widow of Sir Francis Astley, m3. Sir Robert Bernard, 1st Bart
2. Essex Digby, Bishop of Dromore d 12.05.1683
m1. Thomasine Gilbert dau of Sir William Gilbert of Kilminchy
m2. Lettice Brereton
Not certain which wife was mother of ...
A. Simon Digby, Bishop of Elphin d 07.04.1720
m Elizabeth Westenra dau of Warner Westenra of Dublin
i. John Digby of Landenstown
m 20.03.1717 May Marsh d 17.03.1781, dau of Very Rev. Jeremy Marsh, see below
a. ?? Digby
1 Kenelm Henry Digby d 22.03.1880 had issue
m 1833 Jane Mary Dillon dau of Thomas Dillon of Mount Dillon
ii. William Digby of Lackan Rev. had issue
m Olivia French dau of John French of French Park
iii. Benjamin Digby of Osbertstown d 1769, vicar of Geashill had issue
m 26.09.1734 Mary Jones d 1768, dau of Lewis Jones of Osbertstown
iv. Elizabeth Digby
m Jeremy Marsh Dean of Kilmore
v. Lettice Digby
m William Brooke of Rantavan House rector of Killinkere
vi. Abigail Digby
m 1721 Joseph Grave of Ballcommon rector of Geashill
a. Joseph Grave of Ballcommon
1 Letitia Grave
m Franc Sadleir Provost of Trininity College, Dublin
b. Abigail Grave
m Charles Sadleir of Castletown d 26.10.1756
vii. Mary Digby
m Edward Birtles of Ardnegeath
viii. Jane Digby
m Patrick French of Monivea d 03.06.1744
ix. Rebecca Digby
m 05.05.1721 John King of Charlestown d before 10.1737
B. Letitia Digby probably of this generation
Commoners vol i, Loftus of Kilbride suggests that Letitia was daughter rather than sister of Simon Digby but BLG1886 Loftus suggests that she was of this generation and the dates make this appear more likely.
m Thomas Loftus of Killyon and Clonard
3. Mabel Digby
m Sir Gerald FitzGerald of Dromana d 06.08.1643
4. George Digby,
5. Gerald Digby,
6. John Digby, /td>
7. Symon Digby,
8. Philip Digby

Sources: BP1934 Digby
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