Inventory, list and description of hundreds of historical coins found at Sea View, near the Abbey, Bantry, West Cork 1834 as described in Gentleman’s Magazine.

Inventory, list and description of hundreds of historical coins found at Sea View, near the Abbey, Bantry, West Cork 1834 as described in Gentleman’s Magazine.

http://books.google.ie/books?id=92Q3AQAAMAAJ&pg=PA494&lpg=PA494&dq=snelling+bantry&source=bl&ots=vKrUTedyuc&sig=tHTvhL8C-Io1Tp1mVKfD207mi4w&hl=en&sa=X&ei=XeBKVI7MHoLsaqujgYAO&ved=0CBoQ6AEwADgK#v=onepage&q=snelling%20bantry&f=false

These coins were discovered in the area near where Carew around 1600 set up his camp prior to crossing Bantry Bay and sacking Dunboy Castle.

Probably McCarthy Muclaghs of Gearhamen, Durrus Court, West Cork, ‘Cartie, Daniell McTeige, of Belamoyre, Co. Cork, 4th son of Teige, of same, married Honora, daughter of Cormuck Cartie, of Kilcoe, Co. Cork, . Issue 2 sons and 2 daughters, John son and heir married Joan daughter of Fyning McOwen Carty of Gortneclohy, Co. Cork, 2nd son Teige married Liagh o’Leary of Inchineneafea Co. Cork. Katherin married Teige McCormuck Cartie, of Scartie, (site of former McCarthy Castle), which Teige McCartie and Katherin died leaving issue 1 daughter 2nd daughter married George O’Leary son of Lusagh O’Leary aforesaid. The said Daniel died at Belamore March 1634 and was interred in the Abbey of Bantry. Testified by Daniel Donovan, of Castle Donovan, Co. Cork Gent recorded in Ulster Office February 15th 1636, from Manuscript at British Museum.

Probably McCarthy Muclaghs of Gearhamen, Durrus Court, West Cork, ‘Cartie, Daniell McTeige, of Belamoyre, Co. Cork, 4th son of Teige, of same, married Honora, daughter of Cormuck Cartie, of Kilcoe, Co. Cork, . Issue 2 sons and 2 daughters, John son and heir married Joan daughter of Fyning McOwen Carty of Gortneclohy, Co. Cork, 2nd son Teige married Liagh o’Leary of Inchineneafea Co. Cork. Katherin married Teige McCormuck Cartie, of Scartie, (site of former McCarthy Castle), which Teige McCartie and Katherin died leaving issue 1 daughter 2nd daughter married George O’Leary son of Lusagh O’Leary aforesaid. The said Daniel died at Belamore March 1634 and was interred in the Abbey of Bantry. Testified by Daniel Donovan, of Castle Donovan, Co. Cork Gent recorded in Ulster Office February 15th 1636, from Manuscript at British Museum.

Probaby the McCarthy Muclaghs who moved their castle from Scart about a mile from Durrus Cross to the Castle at Gearhameen.

Father Daniel McCarthy, Parish priest of Durrus was believed to have been head of the family in the late 18th century. He married his ward Miss Blair and his descendants are numerous worldwide.

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2012/08/28/genealogy-of-mccarthy-family-of-gleannacroim-dunmanway-co-cork-from-c1150-ad-by-daniel-maccarthy-glas/

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/subscription-list-of-donations-sent-by-father-peter-osullivan-parish-priest-of-bantry-west-cork-8th-january-1732-to-bishop-doctor-teige-mccarthy-rabagh-against-penal-laws-included-are-the-worth/

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/08/21/subscription-list-of-donations-sent-by-father-peter-osullivan-parish-priest-of-bantry-west-cork-8th-january-1732-to-bishop-doctor-teige-mccarthy-rabagh-against-penal-laws-included-are-the-worth/

1836, Dispensaries, hospitals, fever hospitals, Co. Cork, summaries of funding, procedures, trustees.

1836, Dispensaries, hospitals, fever hospitals, Co. Cork, summaries of funding, procedures, trustees.

From the Goggle digitalisation of Parliamentary returns:

http://books.google.ie/books?id=X3JbAAAAQAAJ&pg=RA2-PA23&lpg=RA2-PA23&dq=apothecary+cork+1619&source=bl&ots=n51qAUy8am&sig=3PAznhb_uWp0e_cjO7hMVw2SZK0&hl=en&sa=X&ei=XIVBVM6IONSV7AaCvYHACg&ved=0CBwQ6AEwATgK#v=onepage&q=apothecary%20cork%201619&f=false

1818 Dispensaries:

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/07/25/grand-july-presentments-of-county-treasurer-co-cork-james-de-la-cour-summer-1818-including-dispensaries-for-clonakilty-crookstown-bantry-ballydehob-dunmanway-macroom/

Some Cork Apothecaries:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqhnQGE3ANjzdDA2VHduY1pNUHllbFFHbzJKRUhzU3c#gid=0

The entry of South West Cork into international trade with Europe from the late 16th century. Seizures 1620 of ‘Plymouth’ sailing from Kinsale to Cadiz and Malaga by Turks and Moores and of ‘Weymouth’ sailing from Bantry with pilchards to Alicante in Spain and the crew being sold into slavery by the Turks and Moors.

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The entry of South West Cork into international trade with Europe from the late 16th century. Seizures 1620 of ‘Plymouth’ sailing from Kinsale to Cadiz and Malaga by Turks and Moores and of ‘Weymouth’ sailing from Bantry with pilchards to Alicante in Spain and the crew being sold into slavery by the Turks and Moors.

The above are from the records of Trinity House in London and the summaries are available on British History Online. They illustrate the extend of international trading in the period affecting the area.

Under the old Gaelic order trade took the form of barter of fish for wine or as a rentier where o’Sullivan Bere received a tribute from the Spaniards to fish or rent for fish palaces on Whiddy Island. In evidence before a parliamentary Commission sitting in Bantry in 1836 a member of the Bantry Young family said that they had lost a considerable sum in the failure of a bank in Bilbao around 1640 suggesting that the operational system was in place for some previous time.

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2013/06/13/royal-commission-of-inquiry-into-the-fishing-industry-sitting-in-bantry-april-1836/

Apart from pilchards timber was bring exploited and exported and in East Cork Sir Walter Raleigh was exporting timber products to Spain and the Canaries, In the same area iron smelters and glass works were bring established in the Bride Valley.

The old Gaelic order was not equipped culturally or have the business skills or contacts to integrate with the developing European economy and the process is an important one of cultural exchange ultimately beneficial to everyone. There had been a limited amount of trade as witnessed in the Customs receipts of Kinsale and Baltimore prior to 1600.

The introduction of English and welsh businessmen such as Davenant, Hull and others enabled a high value product to enter international trade. Their experience, training, financial backing from London houses and marketing contacts opened up the local economy to internaational trade. This commenced a process which enabled the dramatic transformation of the local landscape, enormous population increase both local and abroad among descendant of local people and the enormous prosperity enjoyed today.

By the middle of the 17th century the records of the East India Company suggest that youths from the most remote townlands of West Cork were joining their army and navy for Indian service:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqhnQGE3ANjzdEY1U09tUm4zUWNvcFBmTllEdVZMaEE#gid=0

19 March 1620. Certificates by Trinity House

They have been asked by James Carter, mariner of Plymouth, and others to certify that he was master of the John of London (about 60 tons) bound from Kinsale in Ireland to Cadiz and Malaga in Spain when the ship was surprised by Turks and Moors on 17 Sept. last. He and all his crew, numbering 8, were taken to Arcila in Barbary, enslaved, sold 5 times, and cruelly misused. Carter lost his adventure of £140 in goods and merchandise. His release was secured by a Jew, and he was sent home to obtain ransom for himself and 5 others who are held in great misery at Tetuán in Barbary. The ransom of 800 rials a man, equivalent to a total of £420 for all of them, would make his total loss £560, which he will never be able to raise without help.

Thomas Best, Thomas Love, Nicholas Diggens, Michael Geere, Walter Whyting, Robert Rickman, Thomas Milton, Roger Gunston, Rowland Coytmore, Matthew Woodcot.

160. 28 March 1620. Certificate by Trinity House

At the request of Clement White, mariner of Weymouth in Dorset, and others they certify that he was pilot of the Hopewell of Rye (about 35 tons) which last September sailed from thence to Bantry in Ireland where he loaded a cargo of pilchards. Sailing from thence to Alicante in Spain, the ship was surprised by a Turkish man-of-war near the Southern Cape. He was sold to the Moors in Arcila in Barbary who took him to Tetuán, where he was kept in cruel slavery for about 2 months. English merchants then ransomed him for £30 which he now owes and cannot repay because he lost his estate of £40 when the ship was taken. He, his wife and 6 children are likely to perish.

Henry Rawlin, Thomas Best, John Moore, Nicholas Diggens, Thomas Love, William Ivie, Thomas Milton, Robert Rickman, Rowland Coytmore, Robert Bradsho.

1648 Winspeare Bantry export staves:

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/08/30/petition-from-john-winspeare-c-1648-shipwright-living-near-bantry-bay-west-cork-timber-for-staves-propositions-for-felling/

W Cowley and James White sitting with Jury in Cork February 1541 Deputies of the King’s Commission for Co. Cork forfeiting Monastries, Abbey of the Cave of St. Finbarr or Gill Abbey (including lands at Kilcrohane and Bantry, West Cork), Benedctine Priory of Rosscarbery with Church adn Buttery, Carmelite House, Kinsale.

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W Cowley and James White sitting with Jury in Cork February 1541 Deputies of the King’s Commission for Co. Cork forfeiting Monastries, Abbey of the Cave of St. Finbarr or Gill Abbey (including lands at Kilcrohane and Bantry, West Cork), Benedctine Priory of Rosscarbery with Church adn Buttery, Carmelite House, Kinsale.

Among the various jurors old Cork names like Galwey, Skiddy and coppinger feature among others. There is some listing of tenants and details of other property assets and valuations.

The Irish Manuscript Commission in 1943 published the extent of irish Monasteries in 1541 based on records in the Public Records Office in London.

The are now online, look up the Irish Manuscript Commission site online editions.

Cork Monasteries in original book from around p 156 and digital edition p 140.

The St. Finbarr properties roughly correspond to their property inventory from c 1800 and probably date from the Norman conquest.

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2013/10/09/st-finbarrs-cathedral-cork-1790-list-of-properties-tenants-cork-city-and-county-list-of-cork-bishops-600-ad-1790-a-d-list-of-clergys-livings/

Tribute to Irish Botanist Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815), Ballylickey, Bantry, West Cork, by Dawson Turner of Yarmouth (1775-1858), ‘In every native of the hill and veil She found attraction, and, where beauty fail’d Applauded odour or commended use Genus ‘Hutchinsia Alpina’ named after her and the Bantry Hutchins family.

Tribute to Irish Botanist Ellen Hutchins (1785-1815), Ballylickey, Bantry, West Cork, by Dawson Turner of Yarmouth (1775-1858), ‘In every native of the hill and veil She found attraction, and, where beauty fail’d Applauded odour or commended use Genus ‘Hutchinsia Alpina’ named after her and the Bantry Hutchins family.

Ellen Hutchins was descended from Hutchins on both sides. On her father’s side the Cork Hutchins were a rough bunch, smugglers, middle men and even her own brothers were incessantly squabbling. The family had a number of houses at Ballylickey and Ardnagashel.

She is probably buried in the old Bantry protestant Graveyard:

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0AqhnQGE3ANjzdERmc3BGbFczVFZqN0FTUkJtU1RsU2c#gid=0

Ardnagashel and Arbotoretum:

http://ardnagashel.wordpress.com/the-hutchins/ellen-hutchins/

http://irishscientists.tripod.com/scientists/ELLEN.HTM

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ellen_Hutchins

Dawson Turner:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dawson_Turner

Thomas Hutchins 1746:

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/08/31/thomas-hutchins-bantry-west-cork-being-paid-for-impressing-seamen-for-british-royal-navy-1746/

Sale of Hutchins Estate 1854:

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/06/21/sale-of-durrusbantry-west-cork-estate-of-arthur-hutchinson-deceased-by-landed-estate-court-1854-including-to-townlands-of-derrivahallow-killovenogue-clonee-ahagoheen-parkanna-part-of-moulivard/

Middle Men Kenmare Estate:

http://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/04/20/middle-men-bantry-area-1740s-of-kenmare-brown-estate-michael-murphy-newtown-casey-miller-newtown-thomas-hutchins-ballylickey-various-galweys-gilbert-and-richard-mellefont-donemark-beversham/

Courtesy Wendy Walsh and Dr. Nelson:

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Richard Hayward (1892-1964), rambles in West Cork 1964, with illustrations by Raymond Piper (1923-2007), Kinsale, Courtmacsherry, Timoleague Friary, Rathclarin Church, Donn Byrne, Bandon where the Pigs are Protestants, Rosscarbery where they buried the Elephant, Skibbereen where they ate the Donkey, Coppinger’s Court, Edward Fahy Drombeg Stone Circle, Irish Splurge Glandore, Purple Sea Urchin at Loch Ine, Sherkin Island, Gougán Barra grave of Tadhg Ó Buachalla and Ansty, Pass of Keimaneaigh, Kilruane Pillar Stone Bantry, Glengariff and the Cahas, Saxifraga Geum, Dursey Island birthplace of Don Philip O’Sullivan author of ‘The Catholic History of Ireland in the Elizabethan Period’ in Latin

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Richard Hayward (1892-1964), rambles in West Cork 1964, with illustrations by Raymond Piper (1923-2007), Kinsale, Courtmacsherry, Timoleague Friary, Rathclarin Church, Donn Byrne, Bandon where the Pigs are Protestants, Rosscarbery where they buried the Elephant, Skibbereen where they ate the Donkey, Coppinger’s Court, Edward Fahy Drombeg Stone Circle, Irish Splurge Glandore, Purple Sea Urchin at Loch Ine, Sherkin Island, Gougán Barra grave of Tadhg Ó Buachalla and Ansty, Pass of Keimaneaigh, Kilruane Pillar Stone Bantry, Glengariff and the Cahas, Saxifraga Geum, Dursey Island birthplace of Don Philip O’Sullivan author of ‘The Catholic History of Ireland in the Elizabethan Period’ in Latin

https://plus.google.com/photos/100968344231272482288/albums/6069794307902957553

Richard Hayward:

http://www.ricorso.net/rx/az-data/authors/h/Hayward_R/life.htm

Raymond Piper:

http://www.theguardian.com/news/2007/sep/27/guardianobituaries.artsobituaries

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