Thankyou Linde for all your kind information :
" Henry was a lawyer too, in Mountjoy Square;
four of his sons also trained as lawyers.
They are all in the Admission Papers of King's Inns,
book edited by E. Keane, P. Phair and T. Sadleir (1982).
Henry's wife was Elizabeth Dwyer;
Henry's parents seem to have been William of Gardiner St, Dublin and Lucinda Read. Henry b. 18 Oct 1773; John his eldest son b. 13 April 1811."
Some Adairs who may have been descendants of
Sir Robert Adair I (who was grandfather of
Sir Robert Adair II) and appears to be
great-grandfather of "Robin Adair " ?
Archibald Adair of Litter, Queens Co, d. 1692, had son
William Adair entered T.C.D. Nov. 25 1676 aged 18yrs.
William Adair m. 4 Oct 1699, Tisaran (Moystown Demesne ?),
Parish Garrycastle (?), Offaly (Kings County), Ireland
to Mary Lestrange / L'strange of Moystown (?)
Wm Adair, of Litter, Kings Co. will dated 15 Sep 1712.
A chart on FHL film 0100120 p.39, Betham Red Books,
1st Series, XII. Vol. 272 seems to show they had son,
Archibald Adair of Coolbanagher Parish,
Barony of Portnahinch, Laoighis in Queens Co,
m. 3 Feb 1730, Jane Chateneuf, dau of Mark Chateneuf, Rath, Queens Co. (IGI M701628 ?).
Perhapsthey also had a dau, Mary Adair b.1735, Rath,
Laoighis, (Queens Co.) Ireland relative of Samuel Adair ?
It has been noted that a Miss Adair from Rath
m. Mr. Halliday / Holliday, ancestors of the President.
William Adair of Gardiner Street Dublin, d. 1796,
m. 1759 Lucinda Reade, at St. Andrews, Dublin
and had grandson, Samuel Frederick Adair of Dublin.
Samuel Lestrange entered T.C.D. 1772,
Educ. prev. by Dr. FRENCH.
Henry Adair, b. Dublin, entered T.C.D. Aug 12 1789
aged 16yrs, son of William. Educ. prev. by Dr. FRENCH.
Married Elizabeth Dwyer of Marlfield, co. Dublin, Ireland
and had children,
Thomas (who wrote about Robin Adair?)
Adair files HA12/A2
3 Aug 1700.Sir Robert Adair II.
Letter from Sir Robert Adair, DUBLIN,
to Robert Phillips, postmaster, Ballymenagh.
24 May 1706.Sir Robert Adair II.
Inquisition held in Antrim, 19 Sep 1706,
to enquire what lands were held by
Sir Robert Adair on 24 May 1706,
with writ attached :
brought at the instance of Thomas Courtney.
19 Sep 1706.Sir Robert Adair II.
Inquisition and writ similar to above,
brought at instance of John Bradey.
19 April 1711.Sir Robert Adair II.
Answer of Kyrle Holmes,
one of the defendants to the bill of complaint
of Charles O'Hara and Joseph Knight.
(Was Charles O'Hara in charge of the
Government of Ireland at that time ?)
23 June 1711.Sir Robert Adair II.
Exceptions taken by Charles O'Hara
to answer of Kyrle Holmes.
5 Oct 1711.Sir Robert Adair II.
List of names of Commissioners
to take further answer of defendants
in cause Charles O'Hara and Joseph Knight
against Kyrle Holmes, in London, England.
HA12/F4.10 Jan 1714.
Agreement articles between Sir Robert Adair
and Thomas Adair, Clonterry (Queens Co, Laois,, Barony Portnahinch, Ardea Parish, Ireland ?)
and John McBride, Cookcreafe, Kings Co (Offaly)
for the sale of timber trees on land in possession
of John and Samuel Clark in Kings County.
(Thomas Adair may have been 2nd cousin of Sir Robert Adair)
29 Oct 1714.Sir Robert Adair II.
Letter from David Southerland, London,
to Sir Robert Adair at BALLYMENA
concerning Sir Robert Adair's interest in the Post Office.
31 Aug 1714.Sir Robert Adair II.
Assignment by Anne Humphry
to Sir Robert Adair
of money arising from sale of Waterpark, Ireland,
giving him authority to take whatever measures are necessary
to compel William Maynard, Acrriglas, and
Peter Carey, Ballymerpatrick,
to sell the same, in accordance with the wishes of
Henry Pyne (Payne / Pain ?) late of Waterpark, deceased.
18 Dec 1714,Sir Robert Adair II.
Agreement to Alexander Boyd, Waterford,
to pay to Sir Robert Adair interest.
14 March 1715.Sir Robert Adair II.
Copy of agreement between Sir Robert Adair
and Edward Weir, DUBLIN,
for the conveyance to Edward Weir
of the lands of Lesheen,
for his trouble in arranging the purchase
of Thomas Hallam's Irish estate.
(where were his other estates ? )
26 April 1715.Sir Robert Adair II.
Agreement by John Fitzgerald
to convey to Sir Robert Adair
his interest in Willmore Fens and West Fens
in the County of Lincoln.
(Did Sir Robert Adair have a son,
Jesse Adair who may have died in Lincoln
ref. Gentlemans Magazine ?)
6 Aug 1715Lady Adair.
Account from E. Tempest, London,
to Lady Adair, for drapery.
HA12/F4.15 Oct 1716.Sir Robert Adair II.
Draft letter written from London (in gaol ?)
concerning payment of money from Holland.
16 Nov 1716.Sir Robert Adair II.
Copy of affidavit of Sir Robert Adair,
one of the defendants in the cause brought by
William Steuart and Charles Steuart (O'Hara ?)
in the Exchequer of Ireland, 17 Jan 1717,
with letter from Charles Steuart concerning the same cause.
HA12/F4 29 Dec 1716 (at Southwark, South London, England)
Sir Robert Adair to Provost of Stranrauer, Wigtownshire.
Draft undertaking by Andrew McCredy, Provost of Stranrauer
to pay 630 pounds, being residue of 1,630 advanced to
Sir Robert Adair of Kilhill (Kilhilt, Wigtownshire) and
Balimenoch (Ballymena, Ireland),
on security of all his lands and baronies of
Drumore and Kilhilt, Wigtownshire, Scotland,
to James DALRYMPLE of Dunragar,
wo whom the said Sir Robert Adair
is under obligation by a bond.
With certificate of approval written by
Sir Robert Adair at Southwark(in gaol ?)
22 Oct 1717.Sir Robert Adair II.
Letter from Patrick Adair, Belfast,
to Sir Robert Adair, DUBLIN,
requesting him to acknowledge bill drawn upon him.
6 Nov 1719.Sir Robert Adair II (died 1746 ?)
Agreement between Sir Robert Adair
and Henry (Petty ?), Earl of Shelburne,
for the conveyance of messuages, lands, tenements, etc.
in the Kings Co (Offaly) and County of West Meath,
purchased by Sir Robert Adair from Thomas Hallam.
Sir Robert Adair to have power to let. (Lease them back ?)
10 Dec 1719.Sir Robert Adair II.
List of debts due to Charles O'Hara,
with assignment of the same to Sir Robert Adair,
as compensation for his having been confined
in the King's Bench Prison, Southwark, South London, England
for 4 years on account of the said Charles O'Hara.
(Was "Robin" Adair born after his release ?)
c.1719 (case of Kyrle Holmes & Adair vs. O'Hara ?)
Copy of exemplification of proceedings
in the King's Court (Ireland ?)
concerning recovery and debt :
Kyrle (Carroll ?) Holmes, Covent Garden, Misslesex,
against John Asgill, Dublin, o'wise of Lincolns Inn,St.Anne.
HA12/F2.21 June 1723.Sir Robert Adair II.
Copy agreement between Sir Robert Adair,
James Hamilton (O'Hara, Lord Tyrawly ?)
and James Reilly
to make one or more leases of premises
pursuant to settlement made on his marriage in 1688 :
also of memorandum to indemnify Henry O'HARA,
late High Sheriff of co. Antrim, Ireland,
against any claims which may be made against him
as a result of suit brought against Sir Robert Adair
by Charles O'Hara.
With note that the documents were enrolled at the
Registry Office in the city of Dublin.
10 July 1723.Sir Robert Adair II.
General Release : Alexander Boyd, Waterford,
to Sir Robert Adair.
20 March 1727.Sir Robert Adair II (died 1746 ?)
Assignment by Charles O'Hara, Kinsaley, Dublin,
to Sir Robert Adair
of agreement articles for conveyance of messuages, etc.
in the City of Dublin,
granted to Sir Robert Adair
by Thomas Hallam, Little Clacton, Essex,
in accordance with Chancery decree
(was Thomas Hallam his grandfather ?).
HA12/F2 15 July 1727.Sir Robert Adair II (died 1746 ?).
Agreement articles between Sir Robert Adair and
Nathaniel Shaw, Dublin,
for the lease of houses in Dame Street and Crown Alley.
Not sure if this was close to the teaching hospital ?
15 July 1727
Agreement articles for lease of house in Dame Street
and houses, stables and waste-ground
on BOTH sides of Crown Alley, Dublin.
(about 1 street south of the river leading to Dame St ?)
Sir Robert Adair to Nathaniel SHAW, city of Dublin.
(Sir Robert Adair may have died at Crown Alley, Dublin)
HA12/F1.13 & 14 Aug 1727.Sir Robert Adair II.
Trust for ROBERT ADAIR, Sir Robert's son.
Lease and release of messuage called
the Great New Inn, Ballymena,
Sir Robert Adair to John Reilly, City of Dublin,
in trust for ROBERT ADAIR, Sir Robert Adair's son.
HA12/F1.1 Apr 1728.Sir Robert Adair II.
Cert. of Joseph Marriott, city of Dublin,
as payment of 13,000 pounds to Earl of Shelburn
on behalf of John Damer, as assignment to John Damer
of mortgage of lands in Kings Co. (Offaly)
and of ground and houses in Dame Street, DUBLIN,
made to the Earl of Shelburn
by Charles CAMPBELL and Sir Robert Adair
and as to payment of John Damer by Sir Robert Adair.
30 Oct 1730
Sir Robert Adair to Janet (Jane ?) Ballantine, Ballymena,
widow. Tenement on north side of Mill St, Ballymena.
20 Feb 1742.Sir Robert Adair II.
Declaration by John Reilly
re assignment of bond for payment of about 1,000 pounds
made by Charles O'Hara to Sir Robert Adair
and judgement concerning same made in Court of Common Pleas
assigned by Sir Robert Adair to John Reilly as security for payment of about 300 pounds due to Reilly by Adair.
9 Mar 1743.
Annuity of 2 pounds from lands of Craigwarren :
Archibald McNeill, Craigwarren,
to Jannet Ballentine, Ballymena, spinster.
HA12/F1Sir Robert Adair II (died 1746 ?)
Sir Robert Adair to his son, ROBERT ADAIR.
Grant of messuage called the Great or New Inn
on the west side of South or Bridge St, Ballymena,
for an annual rent of 6 pounds.
(Robert Ballentine, bro of Jane,
may have been the publican)
12 Mar 1744.
Sir Robert Adair to MARTHA GRAHAM, alias Haltridge, widow,
parcel of land, 3 acres, manor of Ballymena.
HA12/F18 Feb 1745.Sir Robert Adair II.
Sir Robert Adair to his son, ROBERT ADAIR.
Grant in fee farm of lands of Brughniemult
and other land called the Commons of Ballymenagh
in the Barony of Toom, co Antrim,
annual rent, 12 pounds.
7 Feb 1746.Sir Robert Adair II.
Acknowledgement by Charles Davys, Hampstead (city Dublin),
of receipt from Sir Robert Adair,
of sum due to his late father, John Davys in city of Dublin,
on a bond made by Sir Robert Adair and John Dunlap, Ballymena, clerk.
HA12/F1 May 1763.
Deed of arrangements and conveyance consequent thereon
between Dame Jane Adair (remarried Mr. Murphey of Dublin ?)
widow of Sir Robert Adair
and ROBERT ADAIR, Esq.