Bridget Bermingham (Dillon), Lady Athenry

Is your surname Bermingham?

Research the Bermingham family

Bridget Bermingham (Dillon), Lady Athenry's Geni Profile

Records for Bridget Bermingham

48,853 Records

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Bridget Bermingham (Dillon)

Death: Died in County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
Place of Burial: Turlovaughan, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir Lucas Dillon and Jane Dillon
Wife of Francis Bermingham, 12th Lord Athenry
Mother of Jane Bourke (Bermingham), Viscountess Mayo; Edward Bermingham, 13th Lord Athenry and Hon. Bridget Talbot

Managed by: Ben M. Angel, still catching up
Last Updated:

About Bridget Bermingham (Dillon), Lady Athenry

From Darryl Lundy's Peerage page on Bridget Dillon:

Bridget Dillon [1]

  • F, #41730,
  • d. 2 January 1687
  • Last Edited=22 May 2008

Bridget Dillon was the daughter of Sir Lucas Dillon and Jane Moore.[1]

She married Francis Bermingham, 12th Lord Athenry, son of Edward Bermingham and Mary Bourke.[1]

She died on 2 January 1687.[1] She was buried at Turlovaughane, Ireland.[1]

Her married name became Bermingham.[1] As a result of her marriage, Bridget Dillon was styled as Lady Athenry.

Children of Bridget Dillon and Francis Bermingham, 12th Lord Athenry

  • 1. Edward Bermingham, 13th Lord Athenry+[2] d. 3 May 1709
  • 2. Jane Bermingham+ d. 6 Jun 1687


  • 1. [S6] G.E. Cokayne; with Vicary Gibbs, H.A. Doubleday, Geoffrey H. White, Duncan Warrand and Lord Howard de Walden, editors, The Complete Peerage of England, Scotland, Ireland, Great Britain and the United Kingdom, Extant, Extinct or Dormant, new ed., 13 volumes in 14 (1910-1959; reprint in 6 volumes, Gloucester, U.K.: Alan Sutton Publishing, 2000), volume I, page 295. Hereinafter cited as The Complete Peerage.
  • 2. [S6] Cokayne, and others, The Complete Peerage, volume I, page 296.
view all

Bridget Bermingham (Dillon), Lady Athenry's Timeline

January 2, 1687
County Galway, Connacht, Ireland
Turlovaughan, County Galway, Connacht, Ireland