He was father of
JOHN RAINEY (1600-88), of Killybegs, County Antrim, who left three sons and two daughters,
WILLIAM, of whom presently;The eldest son,
Robert, of Killybegs;
Hugh, of Magherafelt;
WILLIAM RAINEY (1640-1720), of Belfast, wedded a daughter of _____ McCormick, and left four sons and four daughters,
John, of Belfast;The second son,
WILLIAM, of whom hereafter;
Robert, of Newry;
Daniel (Rev), minister of the church at Amsterdam;
Jane; Mary, Anne; Grizzel.
WILLIAM RAINEY, of Belfast, espoused Katherine, daughter of _____ Shaw, by Elizabeth, daughter of James Maxwell, and sister and co-heir of Arthur Maxwell, of Drumbeg, County Down, and had four sons and a daughter,
Arthur Rainey MAXWELL, of Castle Hill, Co Down;The second son,
JOHN, of whom we treat;
JOHN RAINEY, of Greenville, County Down, married Mary, daughter of Surgeon William Hamilton, of Dublin, and had an only son and two daughters,
WILLIAM, his heir;The only son,
WILLIAM RAINEY (c1745-1803), of Greenville, wedded firstly, Henrietta Maria, daughter of the Rev James Hutchinson, by whom he had five sons and two daughters.
He married secondly, Mary Anne Boyd, and had a son, Boyd, and a daughter, Elizabeth.
The children of the first wife were,
John, of Drumbo;The second son,
WILLIAM HENRY, of whom we treat;
WILLIAM HENRY RAINEY JP (1780-1830), of Mount Panther, County Down, Major, 4th Bengal Cavalry, East India Company, espoused Margaret, daughter of Robert Macan, of County Armagh, and had a son and daughter,
ARTHUR JACOB MACAN, his heir;The only son,
Elizabeth Matilda, m R L Ogilby of Ardnargle.
MAJOR-GENERAL ARTHUR JACOB MACAN RAINEY (1826-1906), wedded Caroline Susannah, eldest daughter of the Rev William Robinson, Rector of Bovagh, County Londonderry, and sister and co-heir of Henry Jeffery Robinson, of Portrush, County Antrim, and had issue,
William John, died in infancy;The eldest surviving son,
ROBERT MAXIMILIAN, later RAINEY-ROBINSON;
Caroline Susanna; Esther Sophia.
LIEUTENANT-COLONEL ROBERT MAXIMILIAN RAINEY-ROBINSON CB CMG (1861-1932), commanding 62nd Punjabis, Indian Staff Corps, assumed the arms and surname of ROBINSON in 1897.
He wedded, in 1903, Alice Frances, eldest daughter of Arthur Hidding Hildebrand CIE.
LINEAGE OF ROBINSON
THE VERY REV WILLIAM FRIEND (1714-66), Dean of Canterbury, 1760, wedded, in 1739, Grace, youngest daughter of William Robinson, of Rokeby, Yorkshire, and sister of the Most Rev Richard Robinson, Lord Archbishop of Armagh, and had, with other issue, a son,
Sir John had, with other issue,
The Lodge was situated on a rise overlooking the lower meadow.
Kilbroney Lodge was swept away by the local council when they acquired the forest park.
First published in February, 2013.