Death in 1807 of Florence O’Sullivan Esq., aged 111 years, Berehaven West Cork, 215 nephews and nieces, born in 1696, Cork Mercantile Chronicle,
Some time age there was a gathering in Byron, Wisconsin of 180 descendants of John Salter and his wife Eliza Cole whoe emigrated from Bantry possibly on one of the Dealy Brigs in 1846. John was with his mother Mrs Jane Salter when they left with members of the Cole, Connell and Aldrich families. Mrs Salter settling in the town of Jackson, Washington County. Michael Salter married Eliza Cole and they bought their farm in Byron in 1868.
Sample Grant of Letters of Administration, 1826, Dr. Bell, Surgeon, Cork, from Court of prerogative, Archbishop of Armagh.
Prior to Disestablishment of the Church of Ireland it was the State Church of Ireland. Many functions now carried out by the State including Probate were carried out by the Church as successor of the Medieval Church in Ireland.
Map of Townlands of Teerbeg and Gurteenroe, Macroom, Co. Cork, ireland, by Richard Manning 1814 for Robert Hedges Eyre Esq.
These maps were often produced as part of the process of proving title for the purpose of raising money. Irish Landlords found it too easy to raise credit this was to have disastrous consequence for many of them later as in the forced sale of Estate by the Landed Estates Court in the 1860s.
Richard Mannings maps of the Jermyn Estate, Aughadown and the Shouldham estate in Dunmanway done around the same time are int e Manuscript Library of the National Library.
When the Old Age Pension was introduced it was sometimes necessary for the authorities to enquire to the Public Records Office. This was done by looking at the census of 1841 or 1851 to determine if the applicants date of birth was correct. The original census were destroyed in 1922 and this is evidence in some cases of birth and census entry. It can be consulted in the national Archives in Dublin.