Major General Pierpoint Mundy, (1815-1889), Castletownshend. Magistrate also in Thornbury, Gloucestershire. 1884, signed a protest against the dismissal of Lord Rossmore, head of Orange Order, Monaghan. Major General Pierpoint Henry Mundy RHA (1) JP of Thornbury House, Thornbury, Glos. He was the 3rd son of General Godfrey Basil Meynell Mundy of Shipley Hall, Derbyshire. First wife Harriet Georgina Tyler, descendant of Benjamin Sullivan, Clerk of the Crown for Cork 1720s and Bridget Limrick daughter of Rev. Paul Limrick, Goleen. Married 30 April 1870, as his 2nd wife, Geraldine Henrietta Townshend (1829-1911). Military and Cricket career.
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Mundy was born at Kirk Hallam to the General Godfrey Basil Meynell Mundy and his wife, Sarah Brydges Rodney. He made his debut in first-class cricket for the Gentlemen of Kent against the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) at Chislehurst in 1838. He made a further first-class appearance the following year against the MCC, this time playing for the Gentlemen of Sussex. In 1842, he appeared in four first-class matches, playing for the MCC, the North, the Gentlemen, and the Gentlemen of England. In 1845, he played a single first-class match for Manchester against Yorkshire. Having chosen a career as a professional soldier, Mundy enslisted in the Royal Horse Artillery and by November 1847 he held the rank of second captain. He was promoted to the rank of captain in March 1849.
Despite his career in the British Army, he was still able to play first-class cricket, making two further appearances for the Gentlemen of England in 1851, and the Gentlemen of Kent in 1853. Mundy made a total of nine first-class appearances, scoring 132 runs with a high score of 34, as well as taking 8 wickets at an average of 15.00. Having been promoted to the ranks of major and lieutenant colonel prior to 1858, he was promoted to the rank of brevet colonel in April 1858. He was promoted to the full rank of colonel in July 1864. He ended his military career with the rank of major-general. He was resident in Ireland at Castletownshend, before living at Thornbury, Gloucestershire in his latter years. He was married twice during his life, having two children from his first marriage. His son, Godfrey Mundy, would become an admiral in the Royal Navy. He died at Thornbury in August 1889.
Rt. Hon. John Sullivan1
M, #23999, b. 7 April 1749, d. 31 October 1839Last Edited=2 Aug 2018 Rt. Hon. John Sullivan was born on 7 April 1749.2 He was the son of Benjamin Sullivan and Bridget Limric.2 He married Lady Henrietta Anne Barbara Hobart, daughter of George Hobart, 3rd Earl of Buckinghamshire and Albinia Bertie, on 24 May 1789.2 He died on 31 October 1839 at age 90.2
He lived at Riching’s Park, Buckinghamshire, EnglandG.3 He held the office of Under-Secretary of War between 1801 and 1805.2 He was appointed Privy Counsellor (P.C.) in 1805.3
Children of Rt. Hon. John Sullivan and Lady Henrietta Anne Barbara Hobart
- Albinia Sullivan+1 d. 3 Jun 1827
- Harriet Margaret Sullivan+3
- Maria Sullivan+2 b. c 1796, d. 17 Jun 1885
- John Augustus Sullivan+4 b. 1798, d. 1871
Child of Rt. Hon. John Sullivan
1720-1751, 1746, 1767 Benjamin Sullivan, self styled O’Sullivan Mór, according to Denny Lane Attorney, Barrister, Notary Public, 752 Clerk of the Crown (State Solicitor) for Counties Cork and Waterford. Thomas Harrison writing clerk to him 1742, Married Bridget Limerick daughter of Dr. Limerick, Rector Kilmoe (Ballydehob), 1742. 1771 listed as Clerk of the Crown with John Sullivan for Co. Cork and Waterford. “Father Philip mother Elizabeth Irwin a Presbyterian, Parish of St Paul. Benjamin Sullivan Senior Esq., eminent Attorney died London 1767, May have been Recorder of Cork 1765. son Sir Benjamin Sullivan, Kt, Judge Supreme Court Madras, the Right Hon John Sullivan of Richings Park, Co. Bucks, Privy Councillor, MP Old Sarum, Sir Richard Joseph Sullivan Captain RN and MP for Seaford Baronet UK 1804. Forbes, Gordon, Captain, 34th Regt, to Miss Peggy Sullivan, dau Benjamin, Esq., late of this City, at Christ Church – (HC 17/9/1770). 1746 WD WM SULLIVAN Denis of Shanagh, KER Farmer E WD DUGAN Mallaky of Clarogh, COR Dairyman F WM SULLIVAN Benjamin of Cork City Gent” “Protest against him being appointed Freeman as he allegedly did not serve 7 years as an apprentice, 1742, Memorial 77771. May be related to Laurence Sullivan speculation the Laurence was an illegitimate elder brother, d so Lawrence may be variation of Lábhrás a name common among the O’Sullivan Beres, Chairman of East India Company. Parliamentary biography gives his address as Dromeragh. (Dromreagh Durrus?). SULLIVAN, BENJAMIN – (5/11/1770) – To be let from the 25th of March next, several lots of ground in Fair-lane and Peacock lane in the North suburbs of this city. Proposals will be received for Benjamin Sullivan, Esq; by Mrs. Sullivan on the Mall. http://www2.ul.ie/pdf/943693677.pdf. 14 July 1747 Affidavit of serving order to pay the money levied on the execution to the defendant John Armstrong sworn by Cornelius Sullivan in front of Benjamin Sullivan. ” http://corkgen.org/publicgenealogy/cork/potpourri/corkancestors.com/Deathsmarriages2.htm Forbes, Gordon, Captain, 34th Regt, to Miss Peggy Sullivan, dau Benjamin, Esq., late of this City, at Christ Church – (HC 17/9/1770). MARTIN, DANIEL, Wines & Porter, lived in Mallow Lane, now removed to the house wherein Ben. Sullivan Esq. Formerly lived at the corner of the Fishambles near the Exchange, (CJ 4/10/1756) Oldest son Benjamin, 2nd son John,Memorial 1764, 161080, Thomas Lloyd Counsellor mentioned with John Lloyd Victualler, deed of 1750 mentioned wit George Dunscomb and Nicholas Weekes, Councillor Cork