BIOGRAPHY: "Burke's, Peerage and Baroneetage", on page 238 states that he was the eighth son of his father and that he purchased Levens (near Kendal), Westmoreland, England and erected a mansion there that became the chief residence of his successors.
OCCUPATION: "Burke's, Peerage and Baronetage", on page 238 states that he was the "Treasurer of Berwick and Deputy-Warden of the Marches" and was given a grant from King Henry VIII of the area of "Lumley Fee, Barony of Kendal, Westmoreland, England." Addditional information about him exists in the book, "Irish Pedigrees", Volume 2, Fifth edition, page 42 in the introduction.
MARRIAGE: marriage to her husband, Alan Bellingham as well as her father's name, William Gilpin of Kentmore, England was recorded in "Burke's, Peerage and Baronetage", on page 238.
BIOGRAPHY: "Burke's Peerage and Baronetage", on page 238 states that he settled in Sussex county, England and was the primary ancestor of the Bellinghams of Eringham, Hangleton, Lyminster, and Newtimber, all of Sussex county, England.
Robert BELLINGHAM [Sir]
BIOGRAPHY: "Irish Pedigree's ", Fifth edition, volume 2, page 42 in the introduction, states that he was knighted by King Henry V in 1413.
SOURCE: "Burke's Peerage and Baronetage", on page 238 lists her father as Sir Richard Tunstall.
Henry BELLINGHAM [Sir]
BIOGRAPHY: "Burke's Peerage and Baronetage", on page 238 mentiones that he resided at Burnside, Westmoreland, England and was given the title of "Knight Banneret" by King Henry VI at the Battle of Wakefield in the year 1460. "Irish Pedigree's", chapter 5, page 42 gives his residence as Bellingham, Northumberland, England.
OCCUPATION: "Soldier" according to the marriage entry of his daughter Roseanne. Apparently at the time of her marriage he was actually living in the barracks.