Cassidy, Robert (1817 -1873)
Probably the stamp of Robert Cassidy of Ballyhackmore House, Belfast. He was the sixth son of the Rev. Mark Cassidy, Chancellor of Kilfenora and Rector of Newtownwards, County Down, and Henrietta, daughter and coheir of Samuel Jackson, of Stormont, near Belfast. He was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, where he was admitted in 1833, and took his B.A. in 1838, and his M.A., L.L.B., and L.L.D. in 1860. He was called to the Irish Bar in 1840, and married Anne, daughter of Dr Ardagh.