Cuffe, James (1747 -1821)

James Cuff (or Cuffe), (1747-1821) of Ballinrobe co. Mayo, was the son of James Cuff of Elmhall, and Ballinrobe Castle, co. Mayo, and Elizabeth, sister of Arthur Gore, Earl of Arran. James was created a peer of Ireland, as Baron Tyrawley of Ballinrobe on 7 November 1797. He was a Member of Parliament for Mayo (1768-1797), and for Donegal Borough (1776-1777).
He married Mary, daughter of Richard Levinge of Calverstown co. Kildare. The peerage became extinct in 1821 on the death of Baron Tyrawley.

Seat / Residence(s): Ballinrobe
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Title: Cuffe, James (1747 - 1821) (Stamp 1)
Crest: An arm in armour embowed holding a broken tilting spear in bend
Dimensions (height x width): 10mm x 12mm
Heraldic Charges: arm, Heraldic Charges: spear
Title: Cuffe, James (1747 - 1821) (Stamp 2)
Dimensions (height x width): 9mm x 12mm
Monogram: J C