c.1809 - 1892

William Lloyd of Flood Hall, Farmley, co. Kilkenny, Ireland was born around 1809, son of John Flood. John Flood had two children, both born out of wedlock: William Lloyd and Anne LLoyd. Anne Lloyd married, as his second wife, in 1832 Rev Sir Thomas Gery Cullum (23 October 1777-26 January 1855), 8th Baronet and became Lady Cullum and they lived at Hardwick House, Bury St Edmund's in Suffolk. In 1839, her brother William Lloyd inherited the Flood estate and by Royal Licence took the name of William Lloyd Flood. He married on 18 November 1847, Frances Hanford (27 July 1823-21 February 1875), heiress to the Woollas Hall estates in Worcestershire and, with their large family, divided their time between Ireland and England. When Frances succeeded to her family's estate at Woollas Hall in Worcestershire on 4 June 1861 William took the additional name of Hanford and became Hanford-Flood. Frances Hanford Flood died at Farmley, Kilkenny in 1875 and William died 3 May 1892. Their issue included Alice Hanford Flood and three other of William and Frances' children, John, Robert, and Mary each successively inherited. Colonel John Compton Hanford Flood (1849-1911) was educated at Eton and Trinity College Cambridge and joined the 19th Hussars serving in the Egyptian war and in Sudan. He assumed the name of Hanford in lieu of Hanford-Flood. His brother, Major Robert Thomas Hanford Flood (1850-1921) succeeded to the Flood estates in Kilkenny in 1911 and died in 1921 when the third child Mary Frances Mary Frances Hervey, inherited. Mary married Constantine Rodney William Hervey (6 December 1850-9 July 1949), and in 1925 went to live in Flood Hall. They had an only daughter, Alice Lucy Patience [Whitworth] who was born on 9 July 1887 and died on 13 December 1973 who inherited the Wollas Hall, Pershore estates but after Mary's death on 9 July 1937, the Irish Flood Estates were sold to the Irish Land Commission.