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The purpose of this tree for me is to show the roots of Lewis Audley Marsh JOHNSTON, Postmaster-General of Hong Kong in 1902- 1908 I do not have a photo of him, only a news clipping of his death.
Sharon Oddie Brown. October 6, 2012 .

 

Descendants of William Johnston of Ballykilbeg, Co. Down

 

 1  William Johnston b: in Dumfries, Scotland

.. +Anne Brett b: in of Killough m: 1760

........ 2  William Johnston b: 29 Jul 1766 in Co. Down d: 08 Aug 1796 in Ballykilbeg, Co. Down

............ +Mary Humphrey m: 1787

................... 3  John Brett Johnston b: in Ballykilbeg, Co. Down d: Bef. Jun 1864

....................... +Thomasina Anne Brunett Scott m: 1928

............................. 4  William Johnston b: 22 Feb 1829 d: 17 Jul 1902

................................. +Harriet Allen m: 1853

............................. *2nd Wife of William Johnston:  

................................. +Arminella Frances Drew m: 1861

............................. *3rd Wife of William Johnston:  

................................. +Georgina Barbara Hay m: 1863 d: 06 Aug 1900

........................................ 5  Lewis Audley Marsh Johnston b: 12 Oct 1865 in Ballykilbeg, near Downpatrick in Co. Down d: 30 Sep 1908 in Hong Kong, China

............................................ +Emily Sophia Jones m: 26 Jan 1903

............................. 4  Mary Anne Brunette Johnston  d: 08 Feb 1912

................................. +Hunt Walsh Chambré m: 09 Aug 1860

............................. 4  Thomasina Isabella Johnston  d: 30 Nov 1918

................................. +Arthur Graham Hay m: 29 Jun 1864

............................. 4  John Brett Johnston b: in Ballykilbeg, Co. Down

................................. +Elizabeth Jane Paine m: 01 Jun 1859 in St. Peter's Church Dublin

........................................ 5  John Brett Johnston b: 01 Apr 1860 in 27 Mt. Pleasant St., Dublin, Ireland

 

 

Detailed Report: Descendants of William Johnston

 

 

Generation No. 1

 

1. WILLIAM1 JOHNSTON was born in Dumfries, Scotland1. He married ANNE BRETT 17602. She was born in of Killough.

     

Child of WILLIAM JOHNSTON and ANNE BRETT is:

2.           i.   WILLIAM2 JOHNSTON, b. 29 Jul 1766, Co. Down; d. 08 Aug 1796, Ballykilbeg, Co. Down.

 

 

Generation No. 2

 

2. WILLIAM2 JOHNSTON (WILLIAM1) was born 29 Jul 1766 in Co. Down3, and died 08 Aug 1796 in Ballykilbeg, Co. Down3. He married MARY HUMPHREY4 1787.

     

Child of WILLIAM JOHNSTON and MARY HUMPHREY is:

3.           i.   JOHN BRETT3 JOHNSTON, b. Ballykilbeg, Co. Down; d. Bef. Jun 1864.

 

 

Generation No. 3

 

3. JOHN BRETT3 JOHNSTON (WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1) was born in Ballykilbeg, Co. Down, and died Bef. Jun 1864. He married THOMASINA ANNE BRUNETT SCOTT5 1928, daughter of THOMAS SCOTT.

     

Children of JOHN JOHNSTON and THOMASINA SCOTT are:

4.           i.   WILLIAM4 JOHNSTON, b. 22 Feb 1829; d. 17 Jul 1902.

             ii.   MARY ANNE BRUNETTE JOHNSTON, d. 08 Feb 19126; m. HUNT WALSH CHAMBRÉ6, 09 Aug 1860.

           iii.   THOMASINA ISABELLA JOHNSTON, d. 30 Nov 1918; m. SIR ARTHUR GRAHAM HAY7, 29 Jun 1864.

5.         iv.   JOHN BRETT JOHNSTON, b. Ballykilbeg, Co. Down.

 

 

Generation No. 4

 

4. WILLIAM4 JOHNSTON (JOHN BRETT3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1)8,9 was born 22 Feb 1829, and died 17 Jul 1902. He married (1) HARRIET ALLEN 1853, daughter of ROBERT ALLEN.  He married (2) ARMINELLA FRANCES DREW10 186111, daughter of REV. THOMAS DREW.  He married (3) GEORGINA BARBARA HAY 186312, daughter of SIR JOHN HAY. She died 06 Aug 190013.

     

Child of WILLIAM JOHNSTON and GEORGINA HAY is:

              i.   LEWIS AUDLEY MARSH5 JOHNSTON14,15, b. 12 Oct 1865, Ballykilbeg, near Downpatrick in Co. Down16; d. 30 Sep 1908, Hong Kong, China17; m. EMILY SOPHIA JONES18, 26 Jan 1903.

 

 

5. JOHN BRETT4 JOHNSTON (JOHN BRETT3, WILLIAM2, WILLIAM1)19 was born in Ballykilbeg, Co. Down. He married ELIZABETH JANE PAINE 01 Jun 1859 in St. Peter's Church Dublin20, daughter of WILLIAM PAINE and ELIZABETH JANE.

     

Child of JOHN JOHNSTON and ELIZABETH PAINE is:

              i.   JOHN BRETT5 JOHNSTON, b. 01 Apr 1860, 27 Mt. Pleasant St., Dublin, Ireland21.

 

 

 

Endnotes

 

1. The Building of Ballykilbeg House, Co. Down, 1790-2, Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Vol 24-5, 1961-2.

2. History of the Johnstones, The first of the Johnston of Ballykilbeg, William, married, 1760, Ann Brett of Killough, great-great-granddaughter of Francis Marsh, Archbishop of Dublin, a cousin of Edward Hyde, grandfather of Queen Mary and Queen Anne. .

3. The Building of Ballykilbeg House, Co. Down, 1790-2, Ulster Journal of Archaeology, Vol 24-5, 1961-2.

4. History of the Johnstones.

5. Note, I do not know what child this is: On the 26th ult., at Ballykilbeg House, the lady of John Brett Johnston, Esq., of a Daughter. SOURCE: The Banner of Ulster, Tuesday 7 Mar 1843.

6. The Peerage.com, http://thepeerage.com/p36415.htm#i364150 .

7. The Peerage.com, http://www.thepeerage.com/p43502.htm#i435017 .

8. PRONI, Johnston of Ballykilbeg Papers William Johnston was born on 22 February 1829, the eldest son of John Brett Johnston and his wife Thomasina Anne of Ballykilbeg near Downpatrick. He studied at Trinity College, Dublin between 1848 and 1856 and attained the degrees of BA and MA. Originally intended for the medical profession, he later adopted law and was called to the Irish Bar in Hilary Term in 1872. However, he never practised law. Instead he devoted his energies to the Orange Order which he joined on 8 May 1848 and he was a prominent member for most of his life later becoming Deputy Grand Master of Ireland. He was also Sovereign Grand Master of the Black Institution, founded in 1866, due to his proposal made in December 1865.

9. Ros Davies, William JOHNSTON of Ballykilbeg House; born 22 Feb 1829, oldest son of John Brett Johnston; owner of Ballydonnell & Ballykilbeg townlands & a house in Saul St, Downpatrick ;challenged the Party Processions Act of 1850; addressed soiree in Ballynahinch 30 Apr 1853; railway committee 29 Oct 1853*; would-be MP for Downpatrick 21 Feb 1857; speech on landlordism 1 Oct 1859; Orange meeting at his demesne 7 Jul 1866; summoned for forming an illegal procession in Bangor on 12th- 7 Sep 1867; sentence passed 7 Mar 1868; imprisonment in Down Jail 14 Mar 1868; elected to parliament 1868; opened Gransha Orange Hall 1888 (DR); lecture in Newtownards 26 Dec 1885; his daughter converted to Catholicism 16 Apr 1898 (NC); made the 'Ballykilbeg coat' famous; attended soiree for Church Temperence Society to raise funds for Lady Annesleys memorial in Jan 1893 (MO); died 1902; tomb in Rathmullan graveyard; portrait of him available; his 3rd wife (married 1863, daughter of Sir John Hay) died 6 Aug 1900 .

10. Armorial Families.

11. Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Johnston_%28Irish_politician%29  .

12. Wikipedia.

13. Ros Davies,

14. Who’s Who in the Far East 1906-7, JOHNSTON, Lewis Audley Marsh (HONGKONG) Colonial Civil Service; Born October 12, 1865. Straits Civil Service, 1888 [age 23]; attached to general post office, 1892-1892; District Officer, Malacca, 1892 -- 1895; assistant Postmaster Gen.; acted as Postmaster Gen., 1896 -- 1898; on postal conference at Hong Kong, 1897; Collector of Land Revenue in a charge of Treasury, Malacca, and Municipal Commissioner, 18 three -- 1900; acted as Postmaster Gen., 1900 -- 1902; Postmaster Gen., Hong Kong, 1905; acted as Treasurer and Member of Executive and legislative councils, 1903 and 1905; the Justice of the Peace, County Down, Ireland. Clubs: sports; Hong Kong. Address: The Peak, Hong Kong. .

15. The Dublin University Calendar, 1887 A junior at Dublin University in Modern Literature.

16. Note, This is most likely where he was born - I do not have a birth certificate.

17. The Singapore Free Press and Mercantile Advertiser, http://newspapers.nl.sg/Digitised/Article/singfreepressb19081002.2.17.aspx .

18. The Plantagenet roll of the blood royal; being a complete table of all the descendants now living of Edward III, King of England, Emily Sophia JONES aka JOHNSTON, daughter of Rev. Thomas Jones. Lewis Audley Marsh Johnston, J.P., Postmaster -General, Hong Kong, b. 12 Sept. 1865; m. 26 Jan. 1903, Emily, da. of the Rev. [ ] Jones .

19. The Portadown Weekly News, June 4, 1859 MARRIED, - http://www.irelandoldnews.com/Armagh/1859/18590604.html    June 1, at St. Peter's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. H. R. Halahan, A.M., assisted by the Rev. Eugene O'Meara, A.M., John Brett Johnston, Esq., youngest son of the late John Brett Johnston, Esq., of Ballykilbeg House, County Down, to Elizabeth Jane, eldest daughter of the late Wm. Paine, Esq., M.D., of Rathvilly, County Carlow. .

20. Marriage records, Marriage of JOHN BRETT JOHNSTON of 43 MT PLEASANT SQUARE and ELIZABETH JANE PAINE of 32 MT PLEASANT SQUARE on 1 June 1859 .

21. Birth Record, DUBLIN (COI) , Parish/Church/Congregation - ST. NICHOLAS WITHOUT Baptism of JOHN BRETT JOHNSTON of 27 MT PLEASENT SQUARE on 21 April 1860 .

 

 

 

 

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