Robert Jocelyn Otway 1808-1884

Born: 29 Sep 1808 Dublin
Died: 16 Oct 1884 19 Molesworth Street, Dublin, Eire
Father:Samuel Joceleyn Otway
Mother:Margaret Hart
Spouse:Annette Digby Crofton
Married: 17 Aug 1836
Children:Frances-Margaret Otway
Occupation:Naval Officer
Buried: Templederry Church, Eire
Updated: 24 Dec 2000


Robert entered the Navy in 1821, becoming a Lieutenant in 1828. He later rose to Admiral (see Navy Biography). In 1836 he married Anne, daughter of Sir Hugh Crofton, Bart. Robert inherited the family estates from his cousin's widow, the Hon. Mrs. Otway Cave. Robert had a daughter Frances, born 1838, married 1866 to William Bermingham Ruthven (issue one son). Robert died, aged seventy-six, in 1884. (Memorial Templederry Church - stained glass window).

Probate granted 8th Jan 1885 to Anne Digby Otway, widow of Castle Otway and to Jocelyn Otway Johnson of La Begerie, Portarlington in Queens Co. Estate value 346.2.8d

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