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  • ID: I7105
  • Name: George VAUGHAN
  • Given Name: George
  • Surname: Vaughan 1
  • Sex: M
  • Birth: 1693
  • Death: 1763 in Of Buncrana Castle, Co. Donegal 2 3
  • _UID: 2749D5A91CD34A7EB22F91CA283D346BE500
  • Change Date: 21 Jun 2015 at 14:32

    Father: George VAUGHAN

    Marriage 1 Alice FORTESCUE
    • Married:
    • Change Date: 22 Mar 2016
    1. Has No Children Unnamed VAUGHAN

    1. Abbrev: Notes
      Title: Notes
      Quality: 3
      Text: The Vaughan Charity 1763-1934. Claire Jackson and Michael J ackson.Clogher Record, Vol. 12, No. 2 (1986), pp. 171-180 . (article consistsof 10 pages). Published by: Clogher Hist orical Society. Stable URL: 9228
    2. Abbrev: Notes
      Title: Notes
      Quality: 3
      Text: In 1718, Buncrana Castle was built by George Vaughan, it wa s one ofthe first big houses built in Inishowen, and ston e was taken fromO'Doherty's Keep to build it. It was erecte d on the original site ofBuncrana, which had grown up in th e shadow of the keep, Vaughan movedthe town to its presen t location, where he founded the current mainstreet and bui lt the Castle Bridge (a six-arched stone single lanebridge ) in 1718. Wolfe Tone was held there when captured after th eBritish/French naval battle off the coast of Donegal, befo re beingtaken to Derry and then subsequently to Dublin. Th e castle remains asa private home today. In the forecourt t here is a memorial rock inhonor of Sir Cahir O'Doherty, an d a plaque to Wolfe Tone. SOURCE:wiki.
    3. Abbrev: Notes
      Title: Notes
      Quality: 3
      Text: County Fermanagh farmers have, over many years, benefited f rom theVaughan Trust. But many of those who have availed o f its grant aid,are unaware that the founding father of th e organisation, GeorgeVaughan was actually a Donegal man.

      The Vaughan Trust is the outcome of a substantial legacy le ft byGeorge Vaughan, of Buncrana Castle, Co Donegal, who di ed in 1763.
      The Last Will and Testament of George Vaughan -In his wil l of 1753George Vaughan bequeathed his properties and lan d to close relativessubject to stipulations. His wife Alic e and only daughter hadpredeceased him. One of the stipulat ions of the will was to establisha charity school on his Fe rmanagh estate for the education ofchildren, particularly i n agriculture. Rent from the tenanted land ofthe estate wa s to pay for the building and running costs of theschool. T he management of the project was to be carried out by anumb er of Trustees. /09/03/389669-vision-of-major-landowner-over-200-years-ago- continues-to-benefit-countys-rural-community-/
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