Babington, Sir Anthony Brutus
(1877–1972), lawyer and politician, was born 24 November 1877, eldest son of Hume Babington, architect and civil engineer, of Creevagh House, Co. Londonderry, with an estate of 1,540 acres in 1876. The family were direct descendants of…...
Lowther, Sir Gerrard (Gerard)
and judge, was probably the natural son of Christopher
Lowther of Penrith, Cumberland. He matriculated at Queen's College, Oxford, on 7 June
1605. He entered Gray's Inn in 1608 and was called to the bar in 1614. He was in Dublin
Pinkerton, John (1845–1908), tenant
and MP, was the son of John Pinkerton of Seacon, near
Ballymoney, north Antrim, and his wife Nancy (née Pinkerton). John Pinkerton senior
was a unitarian tenant farmer and linen merchant who died young after falling from his…...
(1610–80), barrister, privy counsellor, and lord chancellor of Ireland, was born in Sandbach, Cheshire, England, eldest among three sons of Richard Steele of Finchley, Middlesex, and his wife Laetitia (née Shaw). Steele matriculated at Caius College, Cambridge, in…...