The Lamberts of Castle Ellen

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Walter Lambert of Creg Clare married, secondly, Miss Sibella Martin and had

John Lambert of Milford – ancestor of the Aggard and Kilquaine branch.

Peter Lambert of Castle Ellen.

Thomas Lambert – ancestor of Castle Lambert branch.

1. Peter Lambert of Castle Ellen, Co. Galway married Miss Carroll of

Ardagh. He died 17.01.1836 and had

Walter Peter (2)

Sabina – married Thomas Mahon of Belleville, Co. Galway

2. Walter Peter Lambert of Castle Ellen married Miss Tubbs and had

Peter (3)

Charles – born after 1786, married Elizabeth Mahon of Northampton


Walter – born circa 1793, marital status unknown.

Elizabeth – born 1798.

Ellen – born 1805 (died young).

Eliza – born 1806.

Elenora – born 1807/8.

3. Peter Lambert of Castle Ellen – born 1785/86, married firstly in 1810

Ellen (died 20.11.1828) eldest daughter of Thomas Seymour of Ballymore

Castle and had issue.

Jane – born 1811/12, married William Mulville of Gort, Co. Galway.

Ellen – born 1813/14, married William Butler of Bunnahow, Co. Clare.

Charlotte – born 1815/ 16, married George Seymour of Clonfert, Co.


Walter Peter (4)

Maria – born 1818, married Henry McGrath.

Lavinia – born 1820, married Richard Hastings Firth.

Elizabeth – born 1822. married Thomas Dunne.

Isabella – born 1823, married Edward Henry Carson of Dublin.

Thomas Seymour Lambert – born 1825 (died unmarried 1882).

Margaret Matilda – born 1827 (died unmarried) ,

Peter Lambert – born 1828 (died unmarried).

1. Peter Lambert married secondly and died 17.1.1844 having

Ada Constance – married 26.05.1857 Sir George Moyers, who became

Lord Mayor of Dublin in 1881

Louisa Maria – married in April 1853 to Henry J. S. Bowdler.

4. Walter Peter Lambert of Castle Ellen -1816-1892, D.L. J.P., High

Sheriff 1859. On the 5.3.1848 he married Elizabeth only daughter of

William McO’Boy of Stump Hill, Co. Cork (who died 7.1.1903) and they had

Peter Fitzwalter Lambert (5)

William – born 29.12.1856, died July 1865.

Kate – married 1878 Capt. William W. Weston, 7th Dragoon Guards.

5. Peter Fitzwalter Lambert of Castle Ellen, Co. Galway (8.12.1848 –

24.2.1894) J.P., High Sheriff 1891 married 7.7.1887 Julia Mary daughter

of Col. Henry Alexander Hewetson of Auchnacloy, Co. Dublin (who died

27.05.1939) and they had

Walter Peter Lambert (6)

Henry Alexander Lambert – (1892.-1949) Commander, Royal Navy.

Served in World Wars 1 and 2. Married 12.12.1925 Alida, daughter of

Henry Dietof Ahrens of Klerksdorp. Died without issue 16.10.1946.

William Robert Lambert -born 29.07.1894 in Killiney, Co. Dublin, Capt.

Indian Army, served in World War I (wounded), retired in 1921 due to ill

health. Married Ethel Mary, daughter of James Herbert Hechle of

Calcutta, India. Died 06.06.1958.

Amelia Lizzie – born 04.06.1888. On Board of Management Y.W.C.A.

Civil Servant in Foreign Office. Married 01.06.1915 Richard Evelyn

Martin, late Lieut. Royal Munster Fusiliers, tea planter, 1907-15 and

Administrator of tea plantations 1919-59, Ceylon.

Mary Georgina – born 15.11.1889. O.B.E. (1957), J.P. Oxford City.

Married 01.07.1911, Sir John Sealy Edward Townsend, F.R.S., Doctor of

Science, second son of Prof. Edward Townsend of Galway.

6. Walter Peter Lambert of Castle Ellen and Clareville, Oughterard,

born 8.1.1891 Co. Galway. Lt. Col., M.C. (1918), late R.A., served in World War 1, with

the Connaught Rangers and on the staff. Served also in World War 11.

On 8.1.1913 married Gladys Mabell, daughter of Edmond

French Boys Russell, of Ardagh, Lismore, Co. Waterford and had:

Doreen Sylvia who Wasbom-7.l2.1914., M.B.E. 1946.

William Robert Lambert (7) -1894-1958 had in family:

Peter Henry (8) – born 15.02.1923, died 03.03.1989.

Beryl Mary – born 09.02.1929, married Derrick Land.

8. Peter Henry Lambert – married 06.05.1950 Zoe Desley Land (sister in

law), daughter of Aubrey Percival Land of Johannesburg, and had:

Stephen Walter

Gavin Peter

Alan Martin

Desley Anne

Alan Martin Lambert married Sandra Stiles, daughter of Trevor Stiles

and Elaine Van Der Linden of Knigersdorp, Guateng. Their family:

Duncan Garrett

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About this record

Written by Lorna O'Regan

Published here 08 Feb 2021

Page 049 of the The Lamberts of Athenry Book archive.

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