Greene family of Stillorgan Glebe
Rawdon Griffith Greene born in Dublin circa 1790 was the son of William Greene.
He attended Dr Whyte’s academy and graduated Trinity College 1811 and MA
1814 and took Holy orders. He was the incumbent of Stillorgan from 1815 to 1839
and lived at Stillorgan Glebe House on Newtownpark Avenue. He married Anne
Charlotte Mahon, daughter of Sir Ross Mahon and Elizabeth Browne on 23 Apr1822.
Anne died in 1833.
1 Stillborn son Greene born at Stillorgan Glebe in February 1832.
He secondly married Mary Jane Coddington, fourth daughter of the Rev Lathum
Coddington of Timolin Glebe at Timolin Church, Kildare on 2 Dec 1834. He resigned
from Stilorgan Parish in 1839 citing ill health and exhanged livings with Rev J Kelly for
All Saints in Sandgate. Mary died 28 Mar 1841 at Sandgate,
2 William Greene born September 1835 at Stillorgan Glebe died same place
14 Nov 1835.
3 William Greene born November 1836 at Hastings died an only son on
2 Jun 1854 at Clifton.
4 Anne Martha (Annie) Green born November 1839 baptised at Kent on
21 May 1840. She married as Rawdon’s only child, the Rev Thomas Hare,
Rector of Carnalway, Co Kildare, son of the Rev John Hare of Mountjoy
Square on 8 Mar 1862 at Bordeaux. Thomas was appointed Vicar of
Stradbally circa 1872 and Dean of Ossory in 1877 and moved to the
Deanery in Kilkenny. He adopted Blanche and Edith Fitzgibbon, daughters
of Maurice and Isabella Fitzgibbon. Thomas died at the deanery on
2 Nov 1901 aged 71. Anne Martha died at Cronbyrn, Monkstown on
12 Oct 1914 and both were buried at St Canice’s Cathedral graveyard in
1 Anne Greene married Mr Hare.
Rawdon thirdly married Matilda Mary Verschoyle, daughter of John Verschoyle of
Stillorgan House on 10 May 1844 at Sandgate in Kent. He resigned his appointment
at Sandgate in 1847. Rawdon with an address of 22 Landsdown Place, Clifton died on
28 Dec 1862 at 22 Molesworth Street leaving nearly 30K in personal estate.
© June Bow & Karen Poff – July 2019