The Ponsonbys of Kilcooley Abbey, County Tipperary

The Ponsonbys of Kilcooley Abbey, County Tipperary

For more on this family, see Smyth of Ballynatray, Holroyd-Smyth of Ballynatray and the Earls Mouncashell..   Sir John Ponsonby of Bessborough had two grandsons – the 1st Earl of Bessborough and Major General Henry Ponsonby. General Ponsonby lived at Ashgrove in...