Wilson Lynch formerly Lynch, Thomas David Wilson Lynch married in 1901 Henrietta Kathleen, only daughter of Pierce John Joyce, of Mervue, Co Galway; their children included Maureen, who married James John Smyth, eldest son of John Joseph Smyth, of Masonbrook, Loughrea, and Mark Florimond, who was born in 1903 and died in infancy. His godfather was Florimond, Comte de Basterot, a descendant of the Frenches of Duras, , with whom the de Basterots, a prominent Bordeaux family, had intermarried. Comte de Basterot was a close friend of Lady Gregory's and it was in his summer residence at Duras that she and Yeats first planned what was to become the Abbey theatre. inherited Kilcornan estate from his mother, and sold it to the Irish Free State in 1932. Kilcornan was held by the State until 1950, when the Brothers of Charity took it over; in 1952 they opened the present training centre for handicapped people.