- The Reverend Arthur Champagne was born in the early 1720s at Castle Forbes, county Longford. He was a grandson of Arthur Forbes, Earl of Granard and became Dean of Clonmacnoise. He married Mary Anne daughter of Colonel Isaac Honan or Homan and their daughter Jane married in 1767 Henry Paget Earl of Uxbridge. They also had a son another Reverend Arthur Champagne. Griffith's Valuation records that the Reverend Arthur Champagne held land in the parishes of Cam and Tisrara, barony of Athlone, county Roscommon, in the 1850s, amounting to over a thousand acres. William Gacquin writes that Elizabeth Robinson Lyster leased land in the parish of Cam to the Reverend Arthur Champagne in 1776 and that this land was part of Champagne's marriage settlement with Mary Honan in 1788. The Champagnes leased their land in Cam to the Kelly family and did not reside in the county.