The local Landlords were probably the local O’Donovan family.
Relief Fund for McCarthy Family, Tullig, Durrus 2 children died in fire, 9th December 1867, house and effects destroyed, Charles McCarthy left to support wife, 4 children mother and father. Facts certified by George Bird Bantry, Timothy O’Donovan, O’Donovan’s Cove.
George Bird Bantry £1, Thomas Dillon £1, Dennis McCarthy, £1 The Reverend Pratt, Durrus Glebe, 10 s, John Moss, Carrigboy, 10s, Dennis Sullivan, Carrigboy, 10 s, Thomas Kingston, Dromleavy, 10s, Jeremiah Kingston, Dromleavy, 10s, Jeremiah Lynch, Shandrum £1, Jeremiah Murphy, Dunbeacon, £3, Rev. M O’Flynn, 5s, Reverend Michael O’ Sullivan, Curate, 10s, Philip Shanahan, Dunbeacon 5s, John Cullinane Bantry, £1, The Earl of Bantry, 10s, Thomas Vickery, (Probably Hotel Owner and Operator of Horse Drawn Buggies) Bantry, 1s, Mrs. Jagoe, Bantry, 4s, John Ahern, 1s, John McCarthy, Bantry 1s, Cornelius McCarthy Bantry, 2s, Jeremiah Bryan Kealties, 10s, Thomas Sullivan, Tullig, 10s, Michael Collins, Kealties 6s, Charles McCarthy Kealties 4s, John Leary, Bantry 2s 6d, Timothy McCarthy, Bantry, 5s, William Murphy 5s, Michael Cullinane 2s 6d, Mrs Lannin, (probably from family that originated in dromreagh) 1s, Mrs Copithorne (Possibly Wollen Mills) 1s, Mr. Pope, Queenstown 5s, John Hurley, (Possibly from family later Members Rural District Council) Ballycomane 3s, Patrick Regan 2s 6d, Henry Donovan M.D. £1, William S Tisdall 5s, (Donemark Mills) McCarthy Downing, (MP and Solicitor) 5s, Eagle Office 5s, Richard O’Donovan (Landlord) Justice of the Peace 10s, Stephen Browne 7s 6d, Richard Tobin Senior, Letter 10s, Patrick Coughlan Killeens, 5s, John Mahony 5s, Richard Tobin Junior, (Probably Durrus) 5s, Timothy Donovan, Laherudota 5s, Michael Goodwin, Kilcrohane 5s, Timothy Lehane 5s,
25th January 1868, Skibbereen Eagle.