Blunden Family of Waltersland, Stillorgan
John Blunden son of William Pitt Blunden married Elizabeth Knox 3rd daughter of late John Knox of
Dominick Street, Dublin.
Sir John Blunden married 22.04.1839 Elizabeth Knox
born 21.12.1814 St George’s Church born circa 1816
Hanover Square, London
died 17.01.1890 (75) died 05.10.1900 (84)
at his residence at Lorum
Castle Blunden, Kilkenny
1 William Blunden eldest son born 25.07.1840 married Florence Caroline Shuttleworth daughter
of Henry Shuttleworth of New Plymouth, Taranaki on 26.04.1879 at the Church of Te Henni,
New Plymouth, New Zealand. She died 10.01.1942.
1 Muriel Blunden married John Edward Herbert Richardson son of Nicholas Gosselin
Richardson on 12.02.1918 at the Cathedral Church, Kilkenny.
2 Sir John Blunden born 26.02.1880
3 Eric Overington Blunden born 15.10.1892
2 John Overington Blunden 2nd son born 27.11.1842 at Castle Blunden, Kilkenny married
Frances Hone daughter of late Joseph Hone and Anna Browning of Lower Leeson Street on
10.08.1871 at St Andrew’s Church, Dublin. John graduated from Trinity College and was a
practising barrister. In the 1901 Census the Blundens were living at Waltersland, Stillorgan.
Frances died 18.12.1912 aged 71 years and John died on 27.09.1915 aged 72 years both at
South Hill, Killiney.
3 Edward Herbert Blunden born 21.01.1847.
4 Maurice Robert Blunden born circa 1849 married Ellen Louisa Armstrong daughter of
Edmund J Armstrong of 44 Lower Leeson Street on 10.04.1875 at St Matthias Church,
Dublin. Maurice died 17.04.1876 aged 27 years at 44 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin.
5 Arthur Henry Blunden born 21.08.1850 at Castle Blunden.
6 Abraham Aloysius Blunden youngest son born circa 1852 Medical Doctor married Mary
Josephine Magee daughter of Richard James Magee MD on 30.06.1881 at the Roman
Catholic Cathedral of St Mary’s, Kilkenny. Abraham died on 15.10.1893 at Patrick Street,
7 Kate Blunden eldest daughter born circa 1852 married Nicholas Gosselin Richardson son
of late Thomas Richardson of Tiaquin, Galway on 05.06.1872 at Castle Inch Church, Kilkenny.
8 Harriette Blunden born circa 1890.
9 Nicola Sophia Blunden born circa 1857 married Venerable John Richard Hedges Becher son
of John Richard Hedges Becher on 22.06.1887 at the Cathedral of St Canice’s, Kilkenny.
Nicola died on 15.06.1903 aged 46 years at Lorum Rectory, Carlow.
© June Bow & Karen Poff – June 2018