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D'oyly William Battley

D'oyly William Battley

Male 1845 - 1924  (79 years)

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  • Name D'oyly William Battley 
    Born 1845  Lewes, Lewes District, East Sussex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 Sep 1924  Delgany, Co Wicklow Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I32431  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Family Annie ?,   d. 27 Feb 1918 
     1. Maud Eveleen Battley,   b. 1887, County, Wicklow, Ireland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jun 1944, Recorded on gravestone at Christ Church, Delgany, Co Wicklow Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F12379  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Family Monument
      The BATTLEY Family Monument and Grave - Inscribed on all four sides - See nos.
      114 - 117 inclusive.

      In Loving Memory | of | Lt. Col. D'OYLY BATTLEY | Middlesex Regiment | of
      Belvedere Hall | in this Parish | died 26th September 1924 | aged 84 years |
      "Thou are with me; | Thy rod and Thy staff | they comfort me".

      In Loving Memory | of | MABEL M.A. (PRIMMY) | the beloved child of | Lt. Colonel
      D'OYLY | and | ANNIE BATTLEY | of Belvedere Hall | Born April 1 1876 | Went home
      Oct. 28 1885 | "For ever with the Lord" | also her brother | WM. D'OYLY BATTLEY,
      Lt. Col. R.G.A. | Born Decr. 10 1870 | Died Sept. 12 1916 | "Thy Will be Done".

      Also | ANNIE | the beloved wife of | Lt. Col. D'OYLY BATTLEY, D.L. | who passed
      away | 27th February 1918 | "Absent from the body, present | with the Lord" 2
      Cor V.8 | Also their daughter | EVELYN C. MAUD | died 15th June 1944 | aged 57

      Also | Major D'OYLY W. BATTLEY | Late 77th Regt. | of Belvedere Hall | who died
      Nov. 2 1887 | Psalm XXIII 4 | and of his wife | MARGARET BATTLEY | died 13th
      January 1871 | Interred at Dean's Grange

      Lieutenant-Colonel D'Oyly Cade Battley, Deputy Lieutenant for Co. Wicklow,
      Justice of the Peace.

      D'Oyly Cade Battley, of Belvedere Hall, Templecarrig, Co. Wicklow, a Captain in the Militia, son of D'Oyly William Battley, a Major in the Army, married Anna Jackson, of 56, Mountjoy Square, Dublin, daughter of William Henry Jackson, a Solicitor, on 25 February 1868, at St. George's Church, Temple Street, Dublin.

      The ceremony was performed by,
      Rev. John Westropp Brady, Rector of Slane, diocese of Meath
      Rev. Thomas Power, Vicar of Clashmore, diocese of Lismore.

      The witnesses, [their fathers?]
      D.W. Battley
      W.H. Jackson.

      In the 1901 census, the Battley family were living at 99 St. Stephen's Green, Dublin. They appear to be living in the top floor flat in the house.

      present were,
      D'Oyly Battley, aged 56, a Colonel - Middlesex Regt, married, born in Lewes, Sussex,
      Annie, his wife, aged 52, married, born in the City of Dublin.

      Maud, daughter, aged 13, a Scholar, born in Co. Wicklow,
      Jemima Mullan, aged 40, a Ladies Maid, was also with them.

      In the 1911 census, the Battley family were living at Templecarrig Lower, Delgany, Co. Wicklow,

      present were,
      D'Oyly Battley, aged 71, a Colonel, D.L., J.P., Farmer, married, born at Lewes, Sussex,
      Annie, his wife, aged 63, married, born in Dublin,
      They had been married 43 years and had 5 children, 4 of whom were alive,

      William, son, aged 40, a Lieut.-Colonel General Reserve of Officers, single, born in Co. Wicklow,
      Maud, daughter, aged 22, single, born in Co. Wicklow,

      3 Domestic Servants and 1 coachman were also present.

      Belvedere Hall, an imposing Georgian mansion built by Col. Robert Rochfort (1708-1774), 1st Earl of Belvedere, was inherited by his niece Mary Rochfort, who married Thomas Cade Battley; the property was acquired by their son, Major D’Oyly William Battley (1808-1887) and passed to Lt Col. D’Oyly Cade Battley (1841-1924), whose nephew John Battley spent most of his life in Africa. It has for over thirty years been the Irish headquarters of the Spanish educational organisation SEK, run as a prestigious international boarding school dedicated to Saint Stanislau / San Estanislao De Kosta.