The Operations of Cork Grand Jury (Civil) to 1899
The Operations of Cork Grand Jury (Civil) to 1899
Those signing the resolution were either Grand Jurors or wealthy Cork Merchant like Humphrey Crowley.
This is from the Dr. Casey Collection, item 2389, John T. Collins newspaper extracts originally from Kearney family Garretstown House.
|1765 Resolution not to give servant tips on being entertained at their master’s house||John Conway Colthurst||John Hyde||Robert Uniacke Fitzgerald||Richard Townsend|
|Richard Longfield||Robert Rogers||William Conner||Abraham Devonshire||Samuel Hutchinson|
|Richard Fitzgerald||Riggs Faulkiner||John Rye||Abraham Morris||Roger Bernard|
|John Bernard||Boyle Aldworth||Francis Kearney||Walker Izod||George Pigot|
|Godfrey Baker||Luke Grant||Usher Philpot||William Parks||Henry Bullen|
|Thomas Poles||Christopher Conran||William Coles||Stephen Denroche||Hugh Lautin (Lawton?)|
|Humphrey Crowley||John Parker on behalf of County Grand Jury||William Crofts on behalf of County of City of Cork Grand Jury||Walker Colthurst||JOhn Colthurst|
|Emanuel Moore||Thomas Wran (Owgan?)||John Lapp||Joseph Wetherall||Andrew Franklin|
|Francis Rowlat||Henry N. Nixon||Walter Traverse||Kevin Moore||John Bullen|
A List of Sunday Schools, Co. Cork To Which Gratuitous Grants of Money and Books Have been Made from November 1809 to 1st January 1829. Further DEtailed Listings of Schools with Enrollments.
1829. Sunday Auxiliary School Society Cork. Committee, Patrons, Subscribers.
1840. Return of the Sums Charged as Store Rent for Arms and Accoutrements of the Disembodied Cork Regiments of Militia including Lodging for The Adjutants
1840. Provision by Cork Grand Jury of Medical Services including 53 Dispensaries and 11 Fever Hospitals.
Some early Cork Medical Personnel:
1840, Reports on Local Loan funds Ballydehob, Dunmanway, West Cork and summaries of Expenditure Baltimore, Bandon, Ballineen, Berehaven, Castlehaven, Crookhaven with Honorary Corresponding Officer.
The comments re Ballydehob echo the comment of of John Jagoe Bantry re evils of Manor Courts one of which sat with a Seneschal at Ballydehob.
William Lemuel Shuldham Esq -1839)., Coolkelure, Dunmanway. Listed 1835. 1833 Grand Jury Inspector with Hungerford into Ballydehob Dispensary. Sitting Dunmanway 1835, Refusal to convict those accused of firing at Orange Parade in Dunmanway regarded as partisan. 1835 Subscriber Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837. Set up Dunmanway local loan fund. In the chancel of Dunmanway Church s a handsome 3-light window, presented by the late O’Donovan, D.L., as a memorial of his brother-in-law, William Lemuel Shuldham, and his wife. There are mural tablets to the Cox family and others. Reverend Morgan Ó Donovan; (1769-1839) M.A., T.C.D.; Rector of Dunderrow, County Cork; s. as The Ó Donovan on the death of General Richard Ó Donovan (ancestor of the present Colonel The Ó Donovan) in 1829. He married, November, 1795, Alicia, daughter of William Jones, Esquire, of Cork, and had issue two sons (for whom see Burke’s Landed Gentry) and a daughter, Eleanor, who married, 1839, William Lemuel Shuldham, son of Arthur Lemuel Shuldham, of Dunmanway, County Cork, and of Deerpark, County Devon (Kings’ Dragoon Guards; Lieut.-Colonel East Devon Yeomanry Cavalry; D.L. for County Down), and of his first wife, Catherine Maria, daughter of Sir William Anderson, 6th Bart., of Broughton, and Lea Hall, County Lincoln.
From Chief Secretary’s 1818. Petition of Robert Bird Jr, Bantry, County Cork, to Richard Wellesley, 1st Marquis Wellesley, Lord Lieutenant, Dublin Castle, requesting appointment to post of chief constable of police: emphasises family loyalty and indicates his father John Bird previously held post of chief constable, also states he ‘had been a Volunteer in the Attack made on the White Boys near Macroom’.
The Birds were a long standing Bantry family
John Sandys Bird, Fisher St., Kinsale, from Bantry, listed 1854. Supported Sir George Colthurst 1863 Kinsale election against Fitzgibbon
Dr. Robert George Bird (late RN) MD, 1889, from Bantry brother of William Symms Bird, Beach House, murdered by Timothy Cadogan 1900 also a land agent like brother listed England 1916.
William Symms Bird, 1875, Beach House, Bantry, James Gilhooly MP alleged he was sitting in Skibbereen Quarter Sessions 1887 outside his district. Attending funeral of Mrs Thomas Dillon, Bantry 1892. Land agent popular locally, Timothy Cadogan convicted of his murder over Warner’s store in 1900. Attending Cork Grand Jury 3 times 1898-1894.
William Henry Bird, 1875, Dowadaniel, Innishannon, Resident, £40, listed at 43 New Bridge Hill, Bath, 1916
From Chief Secretary’s papers 1818-1822 digitalised fullysearchble.
Spring Assizes 1793 to Spring Assizes 1803, Return of J.W. De La Cour and William Phillips, Treasurers of Cork County and City Grand Jury of Expenditure including Allocations to Militia including Bounty to Militia Soldiers and Family Subsistence Money.