Genealogy of Sweetnam family of Clehane/Cloghane, Caheragh, West Cork, arising from Marriage 1812 of Matthew Sweetnam (Murrahin) to Elizabeth Connell with descendants, USA, Canada, Australia, England, Northern Ireland compiled 1952 revised 1988.

 

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Matthew James Sweetnam (1845-1916), 1893, Leamcon House, Schull, listed 1895, 1913. Farmer, wife Frances Eyre Becher (1843-1920) probably of Landlord family she C of I, he Methodist.  Many of Sweetnams agents to Becher Estate. Both buried Altar, (Teampol na mBocht). Possible brother in law Hungerford. Extended Sweetnam family agents to Becher Estate.

1822, 1830 John Sweetnam Seneschal Aughadown and Schull Manors, Daughter Frances Gertude married William Clerke (1766-1820) possibly Skibbereen Mills. 1824. Letter from John Sweetman, seneschal of manor court of Bridgestown, Skibbereen, County Cork, to Chief Secretary’s Office, Dublin Castle, acknowledging directive for removal of four prisoners to the county gaol and communicating discomfort at prospect of releasing two debtors for fear of being sued for debts owed by the men; includes memorial from Swicham to Henry Goulburn, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, requesting clarification on application of a recent prison act to manor courts, especially as it relates to prisoners ‘confined for any sum not Exceeding ten pounds’, with response to same from John Sealy Townsend, KC and legal advisor to Chief Secretary’s Office, Dublin Castle. Died February 1824 at Mardyke House, Skibbereen. Ffolliott 1823.  Letter from William Hull, Lemcon, Skibbereen, County Cork, to Henry Goulburn, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, referring to his former letter, emphasising the need to provide a simpler and less expensive means for the lower classes to recover small debts owed to them. Encloses, in support of his claim, a document entitled ‘ “a Manor Court Decree” taken by Richard Connell against Edward Butler, both of Kealfada, County Cork, demonstrating that the legal costs far outstrip the amount of the original debt; decree originally signed by John Sweetnam, seneschal [of Aghadown and Schull Manors], 4 October 1823.

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Type of deed Date of current deed 19 Jun 1795 Vol Page Memorial
Deed Date of earlier deed 502 511 326359
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 SWEETMAN John of Mardyke By West Carbery, Co Cork Gent
B P2 SWEETMAN Stephen of Mardyke By West Carbery, Co Cork Gent; son of John Sweetman [A] A
C P3 YOUNG John of Skibbereen, Co Cork Esq
D P3 LEWIS Richard Hull of Clowe, Co Cork Esq
E WD WM CLERK Thomas of Skibbereen, Co Cork Gent A
F WD WM CLERK William of Skibbereen, Co Cork Gent A
Abstract A assigned to C & D as trustees, lands of Dromadua & Coolnagarrane & tythes of Abbeystrowery, and assigned his home at Mardyke to his son B, subject to payment of an annuity to his father.
MS Date registered 7 Oct 1796 Date abstract added 20180207

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Type of deed Date of current deed 7 May 1832 Vol Page Memorial
Marriage Settlement Date of earlier deed 884 396 585896
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 CLARKE John of Mills of Skibbereen, Co Cork Esq A
B P2 BIRD Avisia of Bantry, Co Cork Spinster
C P3 BIRD John Sandy of Bantry, Co Cork Esq
D P3 CLARKE Saint John of Skibbereen, Co Cork MD; Esq
E life MCCARTHY Florence of a life in a lease of Callasontra, B of W Carbery
F life CLARKE Hellen of a life in a lease of Callasontra, B of W Carbery
G life ATTERIDGE Thomas of a life in a lease of Callasontra, B of W Carbery
H WD WM SWEETMAN[SWEETNAM] Stephen of Bantry, Co Cork MD A
I WD WM BIRD Maria of Bantry, Co Cork wife of John Sandy Bird [C] A
Abstract Prior to his marriage to B, A assigned to C&D, a one thrid share of the lands of Callasontra & Goleen.
MS MS Date registered 7 May 1832 Date abstract added 20180403
Type of deed Date of current deed 8 Dec 1879 Vol Page Memorial
Post Nuptial Settlement Date of earlier deed 187956 261 187956261
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 VICKERY John of Ballycomane, Co Cork Senior; farmer A
B P2 VICKERY John of Ballycomane, Co Cork Junior; farmer; eldest son of John Vickery [A] A
C P3 SWEETNAM Thomas of Clohane, Co Cork farmer
D P3 SULLIVAN James of Rooska, Co Cork farmer
E mentioned SULLIVAN Mary of Rooska, Co Cork, in 1877 Spinster in 1877
F mentioned VICKERY George of son of John Vickery Snr [A]
G WD WM WRIGHT Thomas Richard of Clonakilty, Co Cork Solicitor A
H WD WM KENNEDY Michael David of Clonakilty, Co Cork Assistant to Messers Thos R Wright A
Abstract A assigned to B, 140 acres of Ballycomane, confirming an 1877 agreement to assign same lands to C & D, in trust, subject to a provision for F if he should freach age 24.
MS Date registered 9 Dec 1879 Date abstract added 20171118

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Type of deed Date of current deed 17 Mar 1820 Vol Page Memorial
Lease Date of earlier deed 818 38 550773
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 SWEETNAM Richard of Mardyke, Co Cork Esq
B P2 BEAMISH Richard of Lahenagh [Lahanaght], Co Cork Gent A
C mentioned JAGOE Samuel of Lahenagh [Lahanaght], Co Cork
D WD BEAMISH John of Kilmacabea, Co Cork Esq
E WD WM JAGOE Samuel of Sunville, Co Cork the Younger; Gent A
F WM JAGOE Hugh of Lahana [Lahanaght], Co Cork Gent A
Abstract A leased to B, part of lands of Lahenagh [Lahanaght] & Killovinogue [Killaveenoge], for 200 yrs.
MS Date registered 30 Sept 1826 Date abstract added 20180403

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Type of deed Date of current deed 18 Dec 1860 Vol Page Memorial
Mortgage Date of earlier deed 186103 258 186103258
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 SWEETNAM Henry of Morahin [Murrahin], Co Cork farmer aged 30 years & upwards; Plaintiff
B P2 TOWNSEND Samuel Richard of Whitehall, Co Cork Esq; Defendant
C WM FULLAM Joseph of Attorney for the Plaintiff A
Abstract A judgement in the Court of Queen’s Bench between A (Plaintiff) and B (Defendant) declaring that £100 was owed by B to A.
MS Date registered 24 Jan 1861 Date abstract added 20171118

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Type of deed Date of current deed 20 Feb 1874 Vol Page Memorial
Indenture Date of earlier deed 187409 260 187409260
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 KINGSTON John of Skahane, Co Cork farmer A
B P2 SWEETMAN Samuel of Lisanoohig, Co Cork farmer
C P2 SWEETMAN Thomas of Clohane, Co Cork farmer
D P1 WRIGHT Richard of Loriga, Co Cork
E P1 TOWNSEND Edward of Whitehall, Co Cork
F P2 TOBIN James of Skibbereen, Co Cork farmer
G O prev DRISCOLL Jeremiah of formerly (in 1854) held part of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh
H O prev DRISCOLL John of formerly (in 1854) held part of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh
I O prev BRICKLEY Patrick of formerly (in 1854) held part of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh
J WD WM DOWNES Thomas of Skibbereen, Co Cork Solicitor A
K WD WM DONOVAN James of Skibbereen, Co Cork assistant to Thomas Downes [J] A
Abstract A assigned to B & C, part of lands of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh, leased in 1854 by D & E to F.
MS Date registered 25 Feb 1874 Date abstract added 20171118

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Type of deed Date of current deed 13 May 1876 Vol Page Memorial
Lease Date of earlier deed 187632 37 187632037
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 BECHER John Richard Hedges of Lough Foe, Co Cork Esq; JP A
B P2 SWEETMAN Matthew Frank of Minane, Aghadown, Co Cork Farmer
C O prev BECHER Michael of brother of A; previoulsy occupied lands of Maulbrack
D WD WM COLLINS Andrew of Skibbereen, Co Cork Law Clerk A
E WD WM O’LEARY Charles of Skibbereen, Co Cork Law Clerk A
Abstract A leased to B, lands of Maulbrack, Parish of Abbeystrowery, previously occupied by C.
MS Date registered 13 May 1876 Date abstract added 20171118

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