Warning: Your browser doesn't support all of the features in this Web site. Please view our accessibility page for more details.
|Family name:||Higgins (Westport)|
|Description:||A family connected with Westport from the late 17th century, represented in the early 19th century by Captain FitzGerald Higgins who married Mary Ouseley. They had at least 2 sons. In London in July 1842 the eldest son, Charles FitzGerald Higgins, eloped with an heiress Amelia Jodrell. Another son George Gore Ouseley Higgins represented county Mayo in Parliament, where he was an advocate of tenant right and religious liberty.|