William McClintock (1697-1774) of Cappagh & the Pennsylvania Links

William McClintock (1697-1774) of Cappagh & the Pennsylvania Links

A branch of the Donegal family who made their mark in Pennsylvania, including the McClintock Slave Riot of 1847, when John McClintock was accused of instigating a riot that resulted in the rescue of a number of fugitive slaves Unlimited access for €1 a month / €12 a...
John McClintock (1649-1707) of Trintaugh (Treantagh), County Donegal

John McClintock (1649-1707) of Trintaugh (Treantagh), County Donegal

John was the oldest known son of Alexander McClintock and his wife Agnes (née Stinson / Maclean). The ancestor of the McClintocks of Drumcar, Lisnavagh, Seskinore and Red Hall, he was 21 years old when his father died. His wife Jenet was the daughter of John Lowry, a...
The Alexanders, Earls of Caledon

The Alexanders, Earls of Caledon

The Alexander family emigrated from Scotland to Ireland with the plantations of the early 17th century and prospered as merchants in Limavady, Londonderry and Dublin. The most successful family members was James Alexander, who made his fortune as a nabob of the East...
Carleton’s Country – The Rose Shaw Collection

Carleton’s Country – The Rose Shaw Collection

Rose Shaw was governess to the Gledstanes of Fardross House, near Clogher, County Tyrone, during the early decades of the 20th century. Her employers were Captain (later Lieutenant-Colonel) Ambrose Upton Gledstanes, 30th Lancers (Gordon’s Horse), an only son,...