Lairds of Bonshaw Tower & House 1506 – To date
Those marked in Bold are Lairds of Bonshaw Tower & House
- Edward Irving of Bonshaw (d. by 1605) had a number of children, his first son, Christopher Irving died before him and his second son, William irving of Kirkconnell (d. 1642) was the progenitor of The Irvings of Kirkconnell.
- John Irving of Robgill (died in 1593 at the Battle of Dryfe Sands, the last clan battle fought on Scottish soil) was the progenitor of The Irvings & Irvines in Ireland
- Christopher Irving of Robgill & Annan third son, Edward Irving of Hirdrigs had a son, Francis Irving of Dumfries (d. 1633) who was the progenitor of The Irvings of Gribton & Dumfries. The current owner of Bonshaw Tower & House descends from a junior line within this branch of the Clan.
- John Robert Irving of Bonshaw (d. 1839) did not have any male heirs. One of his daughters married a John Winter, they emigrated to Australia, and this line became the Winters in Australia until William Irving Winter changed his name in 1894/96 to Winter-Irving.
- Jacob Aemilius Irving of Ironshore and Liverpool (1767-1816), immediate younger brother of John Beaufin Irving (1765-1852) was the progenitor of The Irvings in Canada.
Descendant charts in pdf format for the various Branches can be made available on request
Following genealogical terms are used:
- fl. = floruit, translated means flourished i.e. are known to have been alive at that date
- d.s.p = decessit sine prole, translated means died without issue
- d.v.p = decessit vitae patre, translated means died in the father’s lifetime