Published genealogies and biographies: Maxwell-Gumbleton of Twyning, 1937

Maxwell-Gumbleton of Twyning

The Rt. Rev. Maxwell Homfray Maxwell-Gumbleton, D.D., Lord of the Manor of Twyning, Glos., eldest son of Hon. Edward Thomas Smith, a Puisne Judge of Jamaica by Emma Jane, dau. of Charles Jeston Homfray and niece of the late Richard John Maxwell Gumbleton, of Glanatore; Lord Bishop Suffragan of Dunwich from 1934, Assist. Bishop Diocese of St. Edmundsbury and Ipswich 1931-34, Bishop of Ballarat 1917-27, Archdeacon of Sudbury 1932, Hon Canon of Bristol 1910-16, Vicar of Chippenham 1904-16, b. 17 June 1872, educ Repton and Peterhouse, Camb., MA (1898), DD (1916), assumed by royal licence, 1916, the name and arms of Maxwell-Gumbleton, s. his great aunt, Mrs. Isabella Matilda Gumbleton 1917; m. 21 April 1897, Ella Maria, JP co. Gloucs. dau. of late Rev. Sidney George Gillum, MA, of Vernham Dean, Exmouth, Devon, and has issue,
  1. Maxwell Sidney Harold, MC, Capt. RHA, b. 9 Jan 1895, educ. Repton and RMA, m. 8 Aug 1924, Winifred Mary dau. of Harry Watson of Gregory Downs, Queensland and has issue, Winifred Mary, b. 9 Jan 1927
  2. John Gillum, Indian police, b. 13 Sep 1900, educ. Winchester
  3. Richard Widgwood b. 9 July 1908, educ. Winchester
  4. Margaret Anne Julia, b. 15 May 1904, m. 27 Apr 1926, Major Arthur Garland Lester-Garland, MC, 1st Punjab Regt., eldest son of Lester Vallence Lester-Garland of Bathford House, Bath.
the Gumbletons of Ireland are a branch of the Kentish family of Gomeldon of Somerfield. The name both in England and Ireland was variously written Gumbleton or Gomeldon,

Richard Gumbleton of Castlerichard, otherwise Ballygarron, Co Waterford, High Sheriff of that county 1732. He m. in 1704, Anne, dau. of Wallis Warren, ancestor of Sir Augustus Warren, of Warrenscourt, 7th Bt., by whom he left a dau. Anne m. 1733 William Daunt of Kilmonogue and a dau. Susanna m. John Drew of Ballinspellig, descendant of Drew of Kilwinny. He left a son & successor Richard Gumbleton, of Castlerichard, High Sheriff for co. waterford 1772, m. 1743, Elizabeth dau of Daniel Conner of Bandon, and sister of William Conner of Connerville, Yorks [sic] (see LG of Ireland), MP for Bandon in 1761-66 and had issue (besides other children),

  1. Richard of Castlerichard, m. the dau of Hamilton O'Hara,of co. Donegal, by whom he 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 died leaving issue (see Burke’s L.G. of Ireland).
    3. Rebecca m. May 1802 Adm. Sir Tristram Ricketts, 1st Bt., KCB, 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, the Hon. Sarah Massy (d. 1845), dau of the 2nd Baron Massy (see Burke’s Peerage), and d. 1834, leaving, with other issue,
    Richard Henry of Marston near Tallow, m. 22 sep 1835 Catherine Elizabeth, dau. of Lieut. Col. Robert Moore, and great-grand-dau. of Edward Moore 5th Earl of Drogheda (see Burke’s Peerage). He d. 1863 leaving issue, an only dau., Isabella.
  4. 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), by whom he had issue,
  1. Richard, his successor
  2. John-Bowen, of Fortwilliam, co. Waterford, JP, high-sheriff of that co. 1845, m. Ann, eldest dau. and coheiress of Henry Everard, of Spalding Lincs., by whom he had issue.
  3. George (Rev.), of Belgrove, near Cork, m. 1st his cousin Sarah, dau. of Capt. Henry Gumbleton; and 2ndly Frances Anne, dau of James Penrose of Woodhill, Cork, and d. 29 Oct 1860 leaving by the latter two sons,
    • 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 Jane Charlotte his wife, dau. of George William Maxwell, of Dalswinton, and Ann his wife, dau. and heiress of Peter Hancock, of Twining. Mr Gumbleton dying 1849 left surviving issue, Richard John Maxwell Gumbleton of Glanatore, co. Waterford and Twyning Manor, co. Glos., s. to the latter on the death of his aunt Mrs. Stocker in 1881, JP cos. Waterford and Cork; b. 1834, m. 4 Nov 1858 Isabella Matilda late of Twyning manor, dau. of Hon. Judge Des Barres, of St. John’s Newfoundland, and had issue, a dau., Isabella Mary, and a son Richard Augustus Maxwell, who both d. in childhood. He d. 1889. She d. 1917.

Margaret m. 1849 Charles Jeston Homfray, MA and had issue,

  • Emma Jane m. 1871, Hon. Edward Thomas Smith (d. 26 Sep 1882) Barrister-at-law and d. 17 Feb 1882, leaving with other issue,
    • Maxwell Homfray Lord of the Manor of Twyning
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: The Rectory, Hitcham Nr. Ipswich

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