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Chiefs of the Name & Arms of Irving of Bonshaw

Ancient Line
Eochaid XII Ard Ri of Ireland (c.344AD-c.362AD) succeeded by his son
Niall of Nine Hostages High King of Ireland died c.438AD, succeeded by his eldest son
Cineal Conail Cousin, Tyrconnel branch, who came over to Dalriada c.495AD, succeeded by his eldest son
Duncan Hereditary Abthane & Lay Abbot, Earl & Governor of
Strathclyde, 1st Eryvine (920AD-c.965AD), succeeded by his eldest son
Duncan Abthane of Dule &c., 2nd Eryvine, Mormaer of Atholl, succeeded by his eldest son
Crinan Abthane of Dule &c., 3rd Eryvine c.1045, married Princess Bethoc daughter and heir of Malcolm II; all sovereigns of Scotland from 1057
Duncan of Castle Oer, Eskdale, Governor of Eskdale, brother of Crinan (above)

 

Irwyns of Bonshaw and Dumbretton
Unnamed 1st of Bonshaw & Dumbretton married heiress to Dumbretton, descended from British King Coel Hen, succeeded by his eldest son
Irwyn 2nd of Bonshaw & Dumbretton 1260 – 1335; c.1306 second son became 1st of Drum, through a Royal Charter from Robert The Bruce

 

 

Irvings of Bonshaw
William Irving 1st of Bonshaw fl.1506 succeeded by his eldest son
Edward Irving 2nd of Bonshaw d. before 1522, succeeded by his eldest son
Christopher Irving 3rd of Bonshaw d. by 1568, succeeded by his eldest son
Edward Irving 4th of Bonshaw d. by 1605, succeeded by his eldest son
William Irving 5th of Bonshaw d. 1647, succeeded by his eldest son
Edward Irving 6th of Bonshaw fl. 1632; d,. by 1655, succeeded by his eldest son
James Irving 7th of Bonshaw heir in 1655; in 1658, succeeded by his cousin
Harbert Irving 8th of Bonshaw d. 1660, succeeded by his eldest son
William Irving 9th of Bonshaw lands adjudged from him by Sara Douglas in 1691, succeeded by his cousin
William Irving of Woodhouse, then 10th of Bonshaw infeft in 1703, succeeded by his eldest son
John Irving 11th of Bonshaw b.1699 – d. pre-August 1750, succeeded by his son
William Irving 12th of Bonshaw d. 1772; entailed the estate in 1765, succeeded by his eldest son
John Robert Irving 13th of Bonshaw d.s.p 1839; heir of entail, succeeded by his surviving son
Rev John Irving 14th of Bonshaw 1757 – 1870; heir of entail
Robert Nasmyth Irving 15th of Bonshaw d.s.p 1894; heir of entail, succeeded by his cousin
Colonel J. B. Irving 16th of Bonshaw 1844 – 1925; heir of entail by adjudication and succeeded by his surviving son
Captain Sir R. B. Irving 17th of Bonshaw 1877 – d.s.p 1954; second surviving son and heir of entail, succeeded by his nephew Commander G. R. I. Irving
Commander G. R. I. Irving 18th of Bonshaw RN (Retd.) 1895 – 1970; heir of entail, succeeded by his only son
Captain R. A. S. Irving 19th of Bonshaw RN (Retd.) 1930 – 2021; succeeded by his eldest son
Rupert C. Irving 20th of Bonshaw b. 1958 – Clan Chief & Chief of the Name and Arms of Irving of Bonshaw