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Descent from John of Beresford to Elizabeth Catherine Pack (Line 572)


Last updated:    18 April 2005


John, of Beresford, Staffs, as mentioned by the Domesday Survey of 1086 (a charter to him of Beresford of 1087 was witnessed by Christopher de Beresford, who is referred to as ‘Senior’, and so may have been his father)


Hugh de Beresford, of Beresford; living 1133


Aden de Beresford, of Beresford; living 1150


John de Beresford, of Beresford; living 1220


Hugh de Beresford, of Beresford; living 1260


Aden de Beresford, of Beresford; living 1296


Aden de Beresford, of Beresford; living 1341; m Beatrice de Malbank, of Nantwich, Cheshire


John de Beresford, of Beresford; living 1349; m Emma


Aden Beresford, of Beresford; m Agnes


John Beresford, of Beresford; m Cecilia


John Beresford, of Beresford, also of Enson, Staffs; m Elizabeth, dau of William Basset, of Blore, Staffs, and d 1475


Thomas Beresford, of Newton Grange, Derbys; fought Agincourt; m Agnes (d 16 March 1467), dau and heiress of Robert Hassell, of Arcluyd, Cheshire, and d 21 March 1473


Humphrey Beresford, of Newton Grange; m Margery, dau of Edmond Bardesley, of Bardesley


George Beresford, of Newton Grange; Steward Nottingham; m Eleanor, dau of Thomas Greene


Michael Beresford, of Otford and the Squirres, Kent; living 1574; Offr Ct of Wards; m Rose, dau of John Knevitt


Tristram Beresford; b 1574; manager Society of the New Plantation in Ulster in times of James I; settled Coleraine, Co Londonderry


Sir Tristram Beresford, 1st Bt of Coleraine; m 1st Anne, est dau of John Rowley, of Castleroe, Co Londonderry. MP (I Parl) Cos Derry, Donegal and Tyrone 1656–58 and Co Derry 1661–66. Created Baronet 5 May 1665


Sir Randal Beresford, 2nd Bt, bur 19 Oct 1681; m 20 Feb 1662/3 Catharine (yr dau of 1st Viscount Valentia) who d. 3 April 1701. MP Coleraine


Sir Tristram Beresford, 3rd Bt, d 16 June 1701; m 1687 Nichola Sophia (yst dau and coheir of 1st Lord Hamilton, Baron of Glenawly) who d. d 23 Feb 1713 aged 46. Cdr Foot Regt against JAMES II, attainted by 1689 Dublin Parl


Sir Marcus Beresford, 4th Bt, and 1st Earl of Tyrone, b 16 July 1694, d 4 April 1763; m. 16 July 1717 Katherine Poer, Baroness La Poer (dau and heiress of 3rd Earl of Tyrone) who d. 27 July 1769. Created Baron Beresford and Viscount Tyrone 4 Nov 1720, and Earl of Tyrone18 July 1746. MP (I Parl) Coleraine 1715–20


George de La Poer Beresford, 1st Marquess of Waterford, b 8 Jan 1734/5, d 3 Dec 1800; m. m 19 April 1769 Elizabeth (only dau and heiress of Henry Monck, of Charleville, Co Wicklow). Created marquess of Waterford 19 Aug 1789


Elizabeth Louisa Beresford, d 6 Jan 1856; 1st 10 July 1816 Maj-Gen Sir Denis Pack, KCB, who d. 24 July 1823


Elizabeth Catherine Pack, d. 3 July 1903; m. 27 July 1842 Sir John William Hamilton Anson, 2nd Bt


Source:            All information taken from Burke’s Peerage and Baronetage at