Hannah Handcock

(circa 1706 - 20 October 1752)
     Hannah Handcock was born circa 1706 in Athlone, Westmeath/Roscommon, Ireland. She was the daughter of Very Rev Stephen Handcock and Margaret Warner.
     Hannah Handcock and Melchior Guy Dickens obtained a marriage licence in 1721 in Ireland. Guy Dickens Melchior and Hamilton [sic], Hannah, 1721 M. L. #109.
     Hannah Handcock married Melchior Guy Dickens as his second wife, on 6 February 1721/22 in St John, Dublin, Ireland. Melchior Guydickens of parish of St John's Dublin Esq. & Hannah Handcock, of the same parish, spinster.
In the same year, there is a document:
Release 1722 Melchior Dicken to Gustavus Handcock & George Rochfort Athlone & Grantstown 22 577
now held by the Genealogical Society of Ireland among the Laois papers. Crowe states that he eloped with and married the Dean's 15 year old daughter.
The ms index to the Marriage Licence Bonds gives Guy, Dickens Melchior and Hamilton, Hannah.
     Hannah died on 20 October 1752 in Blockley, Worcestershire/Gloucester, England. There is a memorial in Blockley church: In memory of Hannah, the wife of Melchior Guy Dickens, Esq. who died Oct 20 1752 aged 46. And of Frederick William Guy Dickens, clerk, who died September 15, 1779 aged 50.

Children of Hannah Handcock and Melchior Guy Dickens

Hannah Handcock

(say 1658 - 2 July 1733)
     Hannah Handcock was born say 1658 in Meath, Ireland. She was the daughter of William Handcock and Abigail Stanley.
Hannah Handcock married Robert Rochford.
     Hannah Handcock was mentioned in the will of William Handcock dated 20 June 1705.
     Hannah died on 2 July 1733.

Children of Hannah Handcock and Robert Rochford

Hannah Handcock

     Hannah Handcock was the daughter of Rev? Eliah Handcock and 'Widow' Crowse.
Hannah Handcock of the parish of St Mary, spinster married Wm O'Neill of Garrahill in the co. of Carlow on 13 June 1743 - Ossory marriage licences..

Henry Handcock

     Henry Handcock was the son of Robert John Handcock and Caroline Emily Louise Pester.
Henry Handcock married Charlotte Cole.

Child of Henry Handcock and Charlotte Cole

Henry Handcock

     Henry Handcock was the son of Richard Handcock and Ann Unknown.

Henry Handcock

( - 18 December 1858)
     Henry Handcock was the son of Richard Handcock 3rd Baron Castlemaine and Margaret Harris.
     Henry died on 18 December 1858 in India. A memorial inscription at Athlone reads: To the memory of the Honble. Henry Handcock, Captain in the 44th Regt., third son of Richard, third Baron Castlemaine, who died from the effects of injuries received from a tiger at Baudipore, in the East Indies, on the 16th of Decr. 1858, in the 25th year of his age. This tablet is placed by his brother officers in recollection of his manly character and engaging dispotiion, and in sorrow for his untimely end. His remains are interred at Ootacamund, Nillgberrie Hills..

Lt Col. Henry Robert Handcock

(circa 1807 - 8 September 1855)
     Lt Col. Henry Robert Handcock was born circa 1807. He was the son of Richard Handcock 2nd Baron Castlemaine and Ann French. Lt Col. Henry Robert Handcock was mentioned in a deed dated 19 April 1811 in Athlone, Westmeath/Roscommon. Richard Handcock of Athlone mentions his third, fourth & fifth sons John Gustavus aged 13, George aged 8 and Henry Robert aged 4 in a renewal of lease.
Lt Col. Henry Robert Handcock served in the military in the 97th Foot as Hon. Henry Robert Handcock, Lt Colonel in 1854.
Lt Col. Henry Robert Handcock married Ellen Georgina Williams on 15 May 1854. She was the daughter of Lt Col. Henry Williams.
     Henry died on 8 September 1855 in Sebastopol, Ukraine. A memrorial at Athlone states: Sacred to the memory of the Honble. Henry Robert Handcock Late Lieut. Colonel
commanding the 97th Regiment. He fell gloriously in the cause of his Sovereign
and Country while gallantly leading the storming party of his regiment in the
memorable attack upon the Redan of Savastopol on the 8th September 1855, in the 49th year of his age
.

Hester Handcock

     Hester Handcock was the daughter of Richard Handcock and Ann Unknown.
Hester Handcock married George Crawford.

Jacob Handcock

     Jacob Handcock was the son of Joseph Handcock and Anna Forbes?
     Jacob Handcock was mentioned in the will of Joseph Handcock dated 13 October 1729.

Jacob Handcock

     Jacob Handcock was the son of Unknown Handcock.
     Jacob Handcock was mentioned in the will of Joseph Handcock dated 13 October 1729.

James Handcock

( - January 1632)
     James Handcock was the son of Matthew Handcock.
     James died in January 1632 in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin. No.89 from "Table of burials, as recorded in the "Old Register" of the Cathedral" Jan - 1632 Handcock Capt. Jas, 2nd son of Alderman Matthew Handcock, Mayor of Dublin.

Jane Handcock

     Jane Handcock was the daughter of Sir William Handcock and Elizabeth Coddington.

John Handcock

(1687 - )
     John died in Kilkenny, Ireland.
John Handcock married Unknown Shrigley. John Handcock was born in 1687 in Ireland. He was the son of Sir William Handcock and Elizabeth Coddington. John was admitted as a lawyer in 1709, Dublin.

Child of John Handcock and Unknown Shrigley

John Handcock

( - November 1786)
     John died in November 1786 in Bath, Somerset, England. The Hibernian chronicle 16 Nov 1786 reported: John Handcock, esq., Lt Governor of Kinsale, died at Bath.

Child of John Handcock

John Handcock

     John Handcock married Sarah Unknown.
     John resided at Lambourn, Berkshire, July 1688.

Child of John Handcock and Sarah Unknown

John Handcock

     John Handcock was the son of Unknown Handcock.
     John Handcock was mentioned in the will of Joseph Handcock dated 13 October 1729.

Rev John Handcock

(circa 1708 - 1793)
     Rev John Handcock was born circa 1708 in Dublin, Ireland. He was the son of Rev Matthew Handcock and Elizabeth Best.
     John matriculated at Trinity College, Dubllin, on 29 March 1726. John was a clergyman at Lowry, Cavan, between 1755 and 1778.
     Rev John Handcock made a will dated 2 October 1792.
     His will was proved in 1793 at the Prerogative Court of Armagh, Ireland. Rev John Handcock, vicar of Lowry co. Cavan.
     John died in 1793.

John Elias Handcock

(circa 1799 - 1877)
     John Elias Handcock was born circa 1799. This link is only based on the name and date. A Jno Elias Handcock of 1 Dame St, Dublin was confirmed on 13 April 1824 at St Werburgh, Dublin. He was the son of William Handcock.
     John died in 1877 in Dublin South RD, Dublin, Ireland. He may be the father of Verling Charles Handcock (mother Eleanor Deborah), of 24 Mt Pleasant Ave, Dublin, baptised at St Peters on 2 July 1847. The also baptised on14 July 1851 twins Eliza Olivea & Lewellyn John, born 19 Oct1850 at 72 Ranelagh Rd, Dublin, at St Peter's. He was a clerk at the Bank of Ireland. On 15 August 1855, anaother son Frederick Mervyn born 29 March 1855 was baptised there along with others..

John Gustavus Handcock

(circa 1721 - 26 February 1766)
     John Gustavus Handcock was born circa 1721 in Westmeath, Ireland. He was the son of William Handcock and Susan/Sarah Warburton. John Gustavus Handcock matriculated on 22 November 1736 at Trinity College, Dubllin, John Handcock, Pensioner, aged 16, son of William, generorus, born Co. Westmeath. MP Ballyshannon 1761.
     John Gustavus Handcock and Rev Richard Handcock were mentioned in a deed dated September 1742. Richard Handcock of Willbrook, Westmeath to John Gustavus Handcock of same, lands of Legan? & Carrow-neagh in barony of Kilkenny, Westmeath for the lives of above named & of SarahToler, daughter of Richard Toler of Dublin ... Registered 15 Nov 1742.
John Gustavus Handcock married Margaretta Caroline Wilson on 6 August 1755 in Dublin. Married by licence but they left no issue.      
John Gustavus Handcock was a Member of Parliament between 1761 and 1766 for Ballyshannon, Inishmacsaint/Kilbarron, Donegal, Ireland.
     John died on 26 February 1766 in Capel St, Dublin, Dublin, Ireland. A few days ago in Capel Street, John Gustavus Handcock Esq., Member of Parliament for Ballyshannon,co. Donegal, and Clerk of the Deliveries in the Ordnance Office.
     His will was proved in 1766 at the Prerogative Court of Armagh, Ireland.

Rev John Gustavus Handcock

(1799 - 2 March 1838)
     Rev John Gustavus Handcock was born in 1799 in Roscommon, Ireland. He was the son of Richard Handcock 2nd Baron Castlemaine and Ann French. Rev John Gustavus Handcock was mentioned in a deed dated 19 April 1811 in Athlone, Westmeath/Roscommon. Richard Handcock of Athlone mentions his third, fourth & fifth sons John Gustavus aged 13, George aged 8 and Henry Robert aged 4 in a renewal of lease. He matriculated on 1 November 1813 at Trinity College, Dublin, John Gustavus Handcock, Pensioner (Dr Burrows), son of Richard, publicanus; born Roscommon. He graduated in 1818 from Dublin with a Bachelor of Arts. John was a clergyman - Rector of Annaduff from 1831. He took his degree in 1819 then spent his time in seclusion at Moydrum Castle, reading, until his ordination by the Bishop of Kildare 26 April 1822 and was appointed by the Bishop of Meath on 2 May 1822 tot he perpetual curacy of Benown. In Nov 1823 he was presented to the rectory and vicarage of Tashinny and Abbeyshrue, one of the smallest livings in the diocese.
Rev John Gustavus Handcock married Francis Flood Jessop on 13 November 1827 in Tishany, Longford. The Westmeath Journal reported the marriage: On Tuesday, the 13th inst. at Tishany Church, the Rev. John Gustavus Handcock, Rector and Vicar of Tishany, and of Abbeyshrule, son of Richard Handcock of Athlone, Esq. and nephew of Viscount Castlemaine, to Frances Flood Jessop, eldest daughter of the late John Harword Jessop, Esq. of Doory Hall, in the County of Longford, and grand-daughter of the late Sir Frederick Flood, Bart.
They had six children, inc 3 daughters the eldest being aged 8 at his death.
THE CHURCH. His Grace the Archbishop of Tuam has promoted the Rev. John Handcock, Rector of Tishiney, in the County of Longford, to the Rectory of Annaduff, in the County of Leitrim, vacant by the death of the late Rev. Dr. Smyth. We understand that the Rev. Richard St. George, Curate of Clonbroney, is to succeed the Rev. J. Handcock in the Rectory of Tishiney..
     Rev John Gustavus Handcock made a will dated 28 February 1838.
     John died of typhus on 2 March 1838 in the Glebe, Annaduff, Leitrim, Ireland. There is an account of his life and work by his wife in "The Church of England magazine" available via Googlebooks along with a copy of an article on him in the Evening mail, March 1833/8. He was buried on 6 March 1838 in Athlone, Westmeath/Roscommon. Sacred to the memory of the Rev John Gustavus Handcock late Rector of the Parish of Annaduff Co. Leitrim. A faithful and devoted servant of the Lord Jesus Christ who having both by his life and doctrine adorned the Gospel of God his Saviour, was removed by death from his affectionate family and flock, in the prime of his days, and in the midst of his usefulness, March 2nd 1838 AEtat 39. This tablet was erected by his brothers in token of their love and affection for him.
     His will was proved on 24 March 1838 at the Prerogative Court of Armagh, Ireland. His goods were valued at £1384, the executor being his wife Frances leaving all to his wife and children.

Children of Rev John Gustavus Handcock and Francis Flood Jessop

John Harwood Jessop Handcock

(22 October 1829 - )
     John Harwood Jessop Handcock was born on 22 October 1829. He was the son of Rev John Gustavus Handcock and Francis Flood Jessop.

John Little Handcock

(circa 1853 - )
     John Little Handcock was born circa 1853. He was the son of Gustavus Drake Handcock and Augusta Georgina Montfort.
Henry & Ann Montfort wrote: He married Nannie Harriet Harvey King in Rathmines parish church, Dublin, on 4 October 1887. She was the daughter of the Rev. Jonas King. They lived at Colebrook but later moved to Tullycanna, Ballymitty, County Wexford, where they both died. John was buried on 4 February 1942 and Nannie on 19 March 1943, both in Taghmon cemetery. They had two sons (twins) and a daughter:
a) Gustavus Drake, born on 20 March 1889; his date of death is unknown.
b) John Little, born on 20 March 1889; buried 3 May 1959.
c) Augusta Georgina, born on16 August 1890; her date of death is unknown.
Peggy Handcock added: Gustavus Drake married Christena Mc Grath of John Street Wexford on the 19 August 1925 and settled in New Zealand having three children still living.
John Little Handcock married Anna Grace Gore and had I. Anthony. 2.Anna Grace, 3.John Little the 3rd (my husband)
.

Captain John Stanley Handcock

( - 22 October 1707)
     Captain John Stanley Handcock was also known as Stanley in records. He was the son of William Handcock and Abigail Stanley.
     John died on 22 October 1707. Stanley drowned at the Scilly Isle with Sir Cloudesley Shovel. He was Captain of the Eagle Man of War.
Wikipedia states: When returning with the fleet to England after the campaign to Toulon, Shovell's ship, HMS Association, at 8 pm on 22 October (November 2, by the modern calendar) 1707, struck on the rocks near the Isles of Scilly along with several other ships, and was seen by those on board HMS St George to go down in three or four minutes' time, not a soul being saved of 800 men that were on board. With four large ships (HMS Association, HMS Eagle, HMS Romney and HMS Firebrand) and nearly 2,000 sailors lost that night, the Scilly naval disaster was one of the greatest maritime disasters in British history. It was later determined that the main cause of the disaster was the navigators' inability to accurately calculate their longitude..

Joseph Handcock

( - before 27 November 1729)
     Joseph Handcock was the son of Unknown Handcock.
Joseph Handcock married Anna Forbes?.
     Joseph Handcock made a will dated 13 October 1729. Joseph Handcock of Dublin, merchant. To my wife Anna Handcock the remaining part after all debts are paid. To my eldest son Timothy Handcock £800, to my daughter Sarah Handcock £700, to my son Jacob Handcock £700, to be disposed to the best advantage till each shall come of age. To my brothers John, Jacob, and Thomas Handcock £100 each. To my cousin William Richardson now living with me £50. To my cousin Richard Sparrow, eldest son of Alexander Sparrow of Castledermot, Co. Kildare, £50. To the poor of Lisburn Meeting £10, to the poor of Dublin Meeting £10. Executors and overseers "me well beloved father-in-law Timothy Forbes, my loving brother Thomas Handcock, both of this city." Witnesses: George Wilson, William Richardson.
     Joseph died before 27 November 1729 in Dublin, Ireland.
     His will was proved on 27 November 1729 at the Prerogative Court of Armagh, Ireland.

Margaret Lucy Handcock

(19 August 1806 - )
     Margaret Lucy Handcock was christened on 19 August 1806 in Whitechurch, Wexford. She was the daughter of Rev Thomas Handcock MA and Olivia Potts.

Martha Lloyd Handcock

     Martha Lloyd Handcock was the daughter of Rev Robert Handcock and Jane Elizabeth Macklin.

Mary Handcock

     Mary Handcock was the daughter of Rev Richard Handcock and Sarah Toler.
Mary Handcock married Michael Telford in July 1772 in Willbrooke, Westmeath, Ireland. At the seat of the Rev Dean HandcockHe was of Mt Temple, co. Wetmeath.

Mary Handcock

     Mary Handcock was the daughter of Thomas Handcock and Dorothy Green.

Mary Handcock

     Mary Handcock was the daughter of Richard Handcock and Ann Unknown.

Matthew Handcock

(1748 - August 1824)
     Matthew Handcock was born in 1748 in Ireland. He was the son of Rev Elias Handcock and Catherine Smyth.
Matthew Handcock married Margaret Butler. They had at least 14 children.
     Matthew died in August 1824 in Harcourt St, Dublin, Ireland. The Dublin corresondent 2 Aug 1824 reported the death of Matthew Handcock, of Harcourt St, Deputy Muster Master. At his house in Harcourt-street, on Monday last, Mathew Handcock, Esq. He held the situation of Deputy Muster-Master-General of Ireland for above fifty years, and has died deservedly and universally regretted by all who knew him - he was, in truth, the "noblest work of God", an unaffectedly pious Christian, and the most upright of men..