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Bandon - Miscellaneous snippets
1787 Sampson STAWELL – trustee of will of William, Lord Riversdale
1804 Bandon Union Infantry
George KINGSTON Captain. 4 Subalterns, 7 Sergeants, 1 drummer, 140 men
1804 Courtmacsherry Cavalry
William MOORE Captain. 2 Subalterns, 2 Sergeants, 1 drummer. 30 men
1804 Innishannon Infantry
R T ORPEN Captain. 2 Subalterns. 3 Sergeants, 1 drummer. 70 men
1804 Brinny Infantry
John NASH Captain. 2 Subalterns, 2 Sergeants, 1 drummer, 50 men
1804 Bandon True Blue Infantry
W BAMFIELD Captain. 2 Subalterns, 1 Sergeant, 1 drummer, 35 men
[over 3000 troops in County Cork]
1809 Reward offered for information on person who fired shot through George Kingston’s window:
1810 Officers named for the Bandon Legion Infantry (somewhat confused by replacements):
Bandon Boyne or 1st Company
William BALDWIN of Nelson Place, Captain
Benjamin POPHAM, promoted from 2nd Lieutenant to 1st Lieutenant (replacing FIELDING)
George CORNWALL, promoted from 3rd Lieutenant to 2nd Lieutenant
James DOUGLASS – 3rd Lieutenant
Bandon Union or 2nd Company
John SWETE – Captain (promoted from cavalry)
Thomas PORTER – 1st Lieutenant
Jacob BIGGS – 2nd Lieutenant
George Leathem SWEENEY – 3rd Lieutenant
Bandon True Blues or 3rd Company
Nathaniel EVANSON – Captain, resigned and replaced by:
Robert SEALY – Captain, promoted from cavalry
William JENKINS – 1st Lieutenant
Allen EVANSON – 2nd Lieutenant
Richard TREESILIAN – 3rd Lieutenant
1810 Officers named for the Bandon Legion Cavalry
Lord BANDON - Captain
John BEAMISH – 1st Lieutenant
James ALLMAN – 2nd Lieutenant
1812 William SULLIVAN Master of Bandon Endowment School
1816 Richard HANON Surveyor of Excise, Bandon Survey
Gaugers (something to do with Excise Survey):
1816 – 1817 HALL – Deputy Post Master, Bandon
McINTOSH – Deputy Post Master, Innishannon
1816 and 1817 Fever epidemics in the Spring. Social conditions very poor.
State of Established Church
Brinny church rebuilt 1812, £500 loan paid to W POPHAM and J NASH Jnr
Glebe houses built at Kilbrogan and Lislee 1811
Glebe house built at Templemartin 1813
Glebe house built at Dunderrow 1817
1820 Brinny church and vicarage, no glebe house, 9 acres of land
Knockavilly 30 acres, curates salary £75 pa. Rector William Lewis BEAUFORT
Innishannon church in good repair, vicarage, Rector Thomas MEADE
Dunderrow Rector Morgan DONOVAN
Murragh Rector Ambrose HICKEY
Ballymodan Rector Joseph JERVOIS
Kilbrogan Glebe House recently built, Rector Horatio T NEWMAN
Kilbrittain/Rathclarin Rector Thomas BARRY
Ballinadee Rector James STEWART
1823 Brinny and Knockavilla united. Rectory and vicarage. Parish = 4 miles by 3 miles
Lislee and Killsillage (included in Lislee) hardly separable. Parish = 4 miles by 1½ miles
1823 Rev Henry Sadlier £50 to build school house Ballymodan
Rev H Newman £80 to build school house Kilbrogan
1828 Account of sums applotted by Vestries in Ireland under Parochial Rates 1827
Templemartin £20.19s. Curate Francis C SULLIVAN. Churchwardens Bradshaw POPHAM and John HORNIBROOK
Brinny £31.19.11½. Rector W L BEAUFORT. Churchwardens W L BARTER and Jaques NASH.
1828 Parishes with agreements under Tithe Composition Acts
Kilbrogan – payable to incumbent £650
Brinny and Knockavilly – payable to incumbent £500
Dunderrow – payable to lay impropriator £50.19.3¼, payable to incumbent £474.0.8¾
Innishannon – payable to incumbent £632.6.11
[possibly covered several years?]
1821 Ballymodan School. Rev Joseph JERVOIS. 125 Protestant Boys
Receiving aid from the Association for Discountenancing Vice - £15 pa
Kilbrogan School. Rev H T NEWMAN. 137 Protestant boys, 18 Roman Catholic.
Receiving aid from the Association for Discountenancing Vice - £15 pa
1824 Lord Lieutenants Schools Grants
Bandon Female school, Miss KENNY £50 to enlarge school by 100 pupils
Ballymodane, Rev Henry SADLIER £50
Templemartin, Rev Francis C SULLIVAN £50 to complete house already built
Brinny, Rev William L BEAUFORT £50 and £10
1824 Brinny. William BEAUFORT about to retire
Dunderrow – Schoolmaster Morgan DONOVAN
Lislee – Schoolmaster Henry JONES
1824 Bandon Repository. F SADLIER
1835 Commission of Public Instruction, Ireland
1. Weekday school kept by Patrick COTTEN. 103 males, average attendance 82
Reading, writing, arithmetic, bookkeeping, geography, grammar and the Catholic catechism
2. Weekday school kept by John SMITH. 28 males, 2 females. Average attendance 28.
Reading writing, arithmetic, geography, grammar, the catechism and scriptures
3. Weekday school kept by Mary LANE. 93 females, average attendance 75.
Reading, writing arithmetic, geography, grammar, needlework, the catechism and scriptures
4. Infant school kept by Eliza LANE. 55 males, 58 females. Average attendance winter 40, summer 100.
Spelling, reading, arithmetic and the scriptures
5. Weekday school kept by Jeremiah O’BRIEN. 90 males, average attendance winter 50, summer 200??
Reading, writing, arithmetic, bookkeeping, Roman Catholic catechism
6. Sunday school superintended by Protestant clergyman. 200 males, 180 females, average attendance 280.
The catechism and scriptures
1. Day school kept by William COOMBS. 27 males, 18 females, average attendance 32.
Reading, writing, arithmetic, grammar, geometry, scriptures and Church catechism
2. Day school kept by Andrew CALLAGHAN. 58 males, 30 females, average attendance summer 55, winter 20.
Reading, writing, arithmetic, Roman Catholic catechism
3. Sunday school. 20 males, 20 females, average attendance 25.
Scriptures and catechism
1. Day school kept by James NASH. 25 males, 11 females, average attendance 18
Reading, writing, arithmetic, scriptures
2. Sunday school. 9 males, 9 females, average attendance 15
Scriptures and Church catechism
1. Female school kept by Jane STARKEY. 44 females, average attendance 36.
Reading, writing, arithmetic, needlework, scriptures, Wesleyan catechism.
2. Infant school kept by Mary ROBINSON. 25 males, 23 females, average attendance 35. Spelling, reading, rudiments of arithmetic, scriptures, Wesleyan catechism
3. Female school kept by Nuns. 400 females, average attendance summer 350, winter 150.
Reading, writing, arithmetic, needlework, Roman Catholic catechism
4. Public school kept by Rev Dr BROWNE. 50 males, average attendance 50.
5. Public school kept by Mr HAYES. 20 males, average attendance 20.
6. Ladies school kept by Miss GONNE. 15 females, average attendance 15.
7. Ladies school kept by Miss GOATRAL. 15 females, average attendance 15.
8. Day school kept by William MILLAR. 24 males, 24 females, average attendance summer 42, winter 30.
Reading, writing, arithmetic, bookkeeping, mathematics, grammar, geography, scriptures and needlework for the girls.
9. Parochial school kept by William SHORTEN. 66 males, average attendance 60.
Reading, writing, arithmetic, gerography, grammar, mathematics, scriptures, Church catechism
10. Female parochial school kept by Mary DOHERTY. 75 females, average attendance 58.
Reading, writing, arithmetick, grammar, geography, needlework, scriptures, Church catechism.
11. Infant school kept by Ann PAYNE. 43 males, 42 females, average attendance summer 80, winter 50.
Spelling, reading and rudiments of arithmetic.
12. Wesleyan day school kept by William J BYRNE. 60 males, average attendance 45.
Reading, writing, arithmetic, geography, grammar, mathematics, scriptures, Wesleyan catechism.
13. Sunday school. 124 males, 123 females, average attendance 190.
14. Sunday school. 20 males, 20 females, average attendance 30
1835 Inquiry in the condition of the poorer classes in Ireland
List of those attending the hearings:
Bandon – Kilbrogan and Ballymodan
John BASSETT – Weaver.
William? BELCHER – Doctor
Thomas BULLEN – Farmer of 57 acres.
Robert CLARK – Farmer.
Rebecca CLARKE (Mrs) – Employed to take foundlings to Cork.
Robert EDWARDS – Tobacconist.
Michael FALVEY – Churchwarden 1833.
John FAWCITT – Shopkeeper/churchwarden Ballymodan 1833.
Thomas HOWARD – Weaver.
William HORNEYBROOK – Farmer.
Rev William HUNTER – Presbyterian minister.
Rev Arthur KNOX – Vicar of Ballymodan.
John LINDSAY – Weaver.
Richard James LONG – Churchwarden Kilbrogan present year.
Rev Daniel McSWEENEY – Roman Catholic rector.
Rev Horace T NEWMAN – Rector of Kilbrogan.
Robert PHILIPS – Weaver.
Cornelius QUILLINAN – Labourer.
George STANLEY – Farmer of 175 acres.
Thomas TANNER – Farmer.
Stewart TRESSILIAN – Churchwarden present year.
Patrick J ANNELL – Baker
Benjamin BELLEW – Labourer
David BUTLER – farmer of 75 acres
D CALLAGHAN – farmer of 26 acres
FIELD – Rev, Protestant priest of Leffinney and Knurkairly
Jeremiah HURLEY – farmer of 47 acres
John LEARY – Innkeeper
Thomas LEARY – foundling overseer
D McCARTHY – Labourer, formerly farmer and overseer of the parish
Johnstone MACKINTOCH – clerk of the petty sessions
Thomas MEADE – Rector
William More CROSSTHWAITE – Curate
John ABBOTT – shopkeeper
Michael Allen BEECHER – churchwarden
John BENNETT – J P
Jeremiah COLLINS – Labourer
Jeremiah DEASY – Labourer
Richard DEASY – Merchant
Denis HURLEY – Farmer of 18 acres
John KINGSTON – Farmer of 65 acres
Edward LUCY – Farmer of 70 acres
Denis SEXTON – Farmer of 20 acres
Henry Wilson STEWARD – Vicar of Kilcoe
C C TOWNSEND – Rector
D WALSH – Roman Catholic Rector
John WHITE – Labourer
1837 List of Freemen of Bandon
St J A J CLERKE, Lt Col, Overton. Court D’Oyer
George DOWDEN, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
George CORNWALL, Woodlands. Court D’Oyer
William SEALY, Woodview. Court D’Oyer
Richard SEALY, Richmount. Court D’Oyer
Benjamin Hill GILLMAN, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
Thomas BEAMISH, Harehill. Court D’Oyer
R Smithson WHEELER, Apothecary, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
Henry BELCHER, Apothecary, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
Richard TRESILIAN, wine merchant, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Jeremiah BIGGS, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Henry Cole BOWEN, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Thomas WHITMORE Apley Park. Court D’Oyer
William CONNER, Mishells. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Jas/Jos Thomas WHEELER, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Edward GILLMAN, Rockhouse. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Alleyn EVANSON Rev. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
John BEAMISH Jnr, Cashelmore. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
William BENNETT, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
John COTTER, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
George POPE, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Francis LOVELL, Bandon. Birthright as eldest son of a freeman
Charles B BERNARD, Castle Bernard. Provost’s special freeman
Henry B BERNARD, Castle Bernard. Court D’Oyer
Richard DOWDEN, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
Thomas CRONIN, Barrister at law, Bandon. Provost’s special freeman
Samuel VIGNOLLES, Chief magistrate, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
William Conner SULLIVAN, merchant, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
Thomas WHEELER, Captain 28th Foot, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
James HOLT, pensioner, Bandon. Court D’Oyer
1839 Robert G CATHER Methodist tutor in Bandon
1842 Robert K St Lawrence – Murragh Glebe