Blennerhassett Family Tree
Genealogy one-name study - by Bill Jehan
 
Inscriptions at 
Downside Abbey, Downside, Co.Somerset
Benedictine monastery and school
 
 
 
photo: B.J.
Downside Abbey and School
 
Downside School, prominent Roman Catholic boys' school, has inside a memorial to the Blennerhassett family
a photograph or transcript of the inscription is requested Warning
 
photo: B.J.
 
St. Benedict's RC Church, Downside
 
adjacent to the Downside Abbey gate
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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                      photo: B.J.
Blennerhassett arms
"Gules, a chevron ermine, between three dolphins embowed Argent"
 
A baronet is entitled to charge his personal arms with the Baronet's Badge, the "Red Hand of Ulster
on a white shield", but that is omitted here:

"An escutcheon Argent, charged with a sinister hand erect, apaumee, couped at the wrist, extended in pale, Gules"

("on a white shield, a red left hand held erect,
cut off at the wrist")
 
 
FORTES FORTUNA JUVAT
("Fortune Favours the Bold")
 
SIR ROWLAND BLENNERHASSETT BART.
BORN 5 SEPTEMBER 1839
DIED 22 MARCH 1909
 
I AM THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE
 

 
 
 
 
 
 Grave of Sir Rowland Blennerhassett, M.P.
 4th Baronet of Blennerville, Co.Kerry, Ireland
 in St.Benedict's churchyard, Downside
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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