Rev Nicholas Milley Doyle

(1749 - before 1792)
     Rev Nicholas Milley Doyle was born in 1749 in Bramblestown, Kilkenny, Ireland. He was the 5th son of Charles Doyle, esq of Bramblestown, Gowran, Kilkenny; nephew of Gen Sir John Doyle, Governor of Guernsey. He was the son of Charles Doyle and Elizabeth Milley.
     Nicholas was educated from from 11 Aug 1755 at the Quaker School, Ballitore, Kildare.
     Nicholas and Dunbar Doyle were educated from from 12 Jan 1757 at Kilkenny College. They were aged 12 & 8 on their entry on 12 Jan 1757. Rev Nicholas Milley Doyle was awarded a Bachelor of Arts degree in 1770 in Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland. He entered 1 Nov 1765 as a pensioner prepared by Dr Hewetson. Nicholas was a clergyman. He was Chaplain of Clonmel Independents in 1779, Prebend of Newchepel (Cashel) 1780-85, Prebendary of Fennor, Tipperary (Cashel) and Recgodr of Clonbeg (Emly) 1785-86 in 1779. He had two sons. Charles, and John-Milley (Sir), lieutenant col. in the army, late MP for the county of Carlow.
     Rev Nicholas Milley Doyle married Anne Bowers. Rev Nicholas Milley Doyle was buried in 1786 in Newchapel, Tipperary?.
     Nicholas died before 1792 in Newcastle, Tipperary, Ireland.

Children of Rev Nicholas Milley Doyle

Child of Rev Nicholas Milley Doyle and Anne Bowers

General John Doyle

(say 1750 - 8 August 1834)
     General John Doyle was born say 1750 in Kilkenny or Kildare, Ireland. He was the son of Charles Doyle and Elizabeth Milley.
     General Sir John Doyle Bt GCB KCH, raised the 87th Regiment (The Royal Irish Fusiliers) and served at one time as Private Secretary to the Prince of Wales (who was later to be crowned as George IV of England). General Doyle’s war service included the Revolutionary War in America, Flanders, and Egypt. On 17 May 1801, while commanding the 12th Light Dragoons, he captured the French Dromedary Corps in the Libyan Desert. King George III wrote of him to the Earl Marshall as follows, "that his (Doyle’s) zeal and exertions in our service may be known to posterity". General Doyle served as Governor of Guernsey from 1802 to 1813. John was created a Baronet in 1805.
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     John died on 8 August 1834.
     John may have died on 8 August 1837 in Guernsey, Channel Islands, UK.

Welbore Ellis Doyle

(say 1730 - 1797)
     Welbore Ellis Doyle was born say 1730 in Kilkenny or Kildare, Ireland. He was the son of Charles Doyle and Elizabeth Milley.
     He served as a Major-General in the Army.. Major General Welbore Doyle, Colonel of the 53rd Regiment in the British Army (The King’s Shropshire Light Infantry) served throughout the American War; in Flanders he led the 14th Regiment (The Prince of Wales’ Own West Yorkshire) at Famars; he also led the Stormers at Valenciennes; and he commanded the Expedition to the Isle d’Yeo. He also served as Commander-in-Chief and Acting-Governor of Ceylon.
     Welbore died in 1797 in Ceylon/Sri Lanka.

Child of Welbore Ellis Doyle