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Useful Reference Books, Websites and Articles for Bandon Genealogical Research  This site is sponsored by the Department of Tourism, Culture and Sport and is being constantly added to  This fabulous site is prepared by the Latter Day Scientists  The Public records office of Northern Ireland - These will calendars include some Bandon Wills   The Irish National Archives The General Records Office - Research  The Church of Ireland Representative Church Body Library

The National Library of Ireland   The Irish National Library in Dublin

The Irish Genealogical Research Society, London  - Has particularly good holdings of Cork records.  Open only on Saturday afternoons

The Society of Genealogists, London

The Cork Archives  Visiting by appointment

Cork City Reference Library

Cork County Reference Library

University College Cork Boole Library

The Registry of Deeds

No. 3 Irish Historic Towns Atlas of Bandon by Patrick O'Flanagan - Royal Irish Academy 1988

The Ordinance Survey website - Historical Archives for maps from 1837 as well as current maps all viewable online

The History of Bandon and the principal towns in the west riding of County Cork by George Bennett.  1869

Clerical and Parochial Records of Cork, Cloyne & Ross, 3 vols (1863).  Brady, W.H. (on google books)

Old World Colony - David Dickson

The Growth and Decline of a Textilie Town:  Bandon 1770-1840 by Andy Bielenberg.  Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society, vol 97. 1992  p 111-119

A Topographical Dictionary of Ireland by Samuel Lewis.  1837

Index to the Marriage Licence Bonds of Cork and Ross from 1623 to 1750.  Available at Cork City Library.  This index does not specify the parishes within Cork and Ross. - A website containing old newspaper extracts relating to Bandon.

The Pooles of Mayfield by Rosemary Ffolliott.  Includes information about families connected to the Pooles