John Crosbie Graves

Born: 2 July 1776
Died: 13 January 1835
Father: Thomas Graves
Mother: Anne (or Ann) Dunlevie

Married: Helena Perceval, 1806, Bruhenny, Co. Cork, Ireland.


John Thomas, b. 1806, d. 1870. m. Amelia Tooke (d. of William Tooke, FRS, London). No children. Was MA, FRS, mathematician and barrister-at-law.
Helena Clarissa, b. 1808, d. 1871. m. Leopold von Ranke, 1843
Robert Perceval, b. 1810. d. 1893. m. Helen Bellasis (dau. of George Hutchins Bellasis of Holly Hill, Windermere, Eng., formerly of the 19th Light Dragoons). M.A. and LL.D., Dublin Univ.; Sub-Dean of the Chapel Royal, Dublin. He was Rector at Windermere, and intimate friend of Wordsworth and Mrs. Hemans. He was biographer of Sir W. Rowan Hamilton, the famous mathematician. He spent the last quarter century at Dublin, and was Vicar-Warden of Alexandra College, Dublin. No children.
James Perceval, b. 1811, d. 1852. m. Georgina Lees, 1847.
Charles, b. 12 November (or 6 December) 1812, d. 1899.
Caroline Frances Henrietta, b. 1819, d. 1855 (mental breakdown).


1792-1796 Trinity College, Dublin.


Was the first Commissioner of Police in Dublin. All descendants of John Crosbie Graves are entitled to use a crest, granted to John's son, Charles, according to a grant of Arms made by the Ulster King of Arms on 14 Jan. 1864. The original was in the possession of Richard Perceval Graves in 1981.