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.  Sweetnams of Kinsale 1676.

1741 Augustin Sweetnam witness to will of John Barter Cooldan, Kilmichael.

http://www.corkpastandpresent.ie/history/august27/kinsale_council_book_reduced_cropped.pdf

Richard Caulfield Annals of Kinsale

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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 Hull and Becher Estate. Both buried Altar, (Teampol na mBocht). Possible brother in law Hungerford. Extended Sweetnam family agents to Becher Estate.

1822, 1830John SweetnamSeneschal 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. Ffolliott1823.  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 deedDate of current deed19 Jun 1795VolPageMemorial 
   DeedDate of earlier deed 502511326359 
NoRole(s) in earlier deed(s)Role in current deed(s)Family nameForename PlaceOcc or titleA
A P1SWEETMANJohnofMardyke By West Carbery, Co CorkGent 
B P2SWEETMANStephenofMardyke By West Carbery, Co CorkGent; son of John Sweetman [A]A
C P3YOUNGJohnofSkibbereen, Co CorkEsq 
D P3LEWISRichard HullofClowe, Co CorkEsq 
E WD WMCLERKThomasofSkibbereen, Co CorkGentA
F WD WMCLERKWilliamofSkibbereen, Co CorkGentA
AbstractA 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 registered7 Oct 1796 Date abstract added20180207 

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   Type of deedDate of current deed7 May 1832VolPageMemorial 
   Marriage SettlementDate of earlier deed 884396585896 
NoRole(s) in earlier deed(s)Role in current deed(s)Family nameForename PlaceOcc or titleA
A P1CLARKEJohnofMills of Skibbereen, Co CorkEsqA
B P2BIRDAvisiaofBantry, Co CorkSpinster 
C P3BIRDJohn SandyofBantry, Co CorkEsq 
D P3CLARKESaint JohnofSkibbereen, Co CorkMD; Esq 
E lifeMCCARTHYFlorenceof a life in a lease of Callasontra, B of W Carbery 
F lifeCLARKEHellenof a life in a lease of Callasontra, B of W Carbery 
G lifeATTERIDGEThomasof a life in a lease of Callasontra, B of W Carbery 
H WD WMSWEETMAN[SWEETNAM]StephenofBantry, Co CorkMDA
I WD WMBIRDMariaofBantry, Co Corkwife of John Sandy Bird [C]A
AbstractPrior to his marriage to B, A assigned to C&D, a one thrid share of the lands of Callasontra & Goleen.
MSMS Date registered7 May 1832 Date abstract added20180403 
      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 deedDate of current deed17 Mar 1820VolPageMemorial 
   LeaseDate of earlier deed 81838550773 
NoRole(s) in earlier deed(s)Role in current deed(s)Family nameForename PlaceOcc or titleA
A P1SWEETNAMRichardofMardyke, Co CorkEsq 
B P2BEAMISHRichardofLahenagh [Lahanaght], Co CorkGentA
C mentionedJAGOESamuelofLahenagh [Lahanaght], Co Cork  
D WDBEAMISHJohnofKilmacabea, Co CorkEsq 
E WD WMJAGOESamuelofSunville, Co Corkthe Younger; GentA
F WMJAGOEHughofLahana [Lahanaght], Co CorkGentA
AbstractA leased to B, part of lands of Lahenagh [Lahanaght] & Killovinogue [Killaveenoge], for 200 yrs.
MS  Date registered30 Sept 1826 Date abstract added20180403 

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   Type of deedDate of current deed18 Dec 1860VolPageMemorial 
   MortgageDate of earlier deed 186103258186103258 
NoRole(s) in earlier deed(s)Role in current deed(s)Family nameForename PlaceOcc or titleA
A P1SWEETNAMHenryofMorahin [Murrahin], Co Corkfarmer aged 30 years & upwards; Plaintiff 
B P2TOWNSENDSamuel RichardofWhitehall, Co CorkEsq; Defendant 
C WMFULLAMJosephof Attorney for the PlaintiffA
AbstractA 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 registered24 Jan 1861 Date abstract added20171118 

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   Type of deedDate of current deed20 Feb 1874VolPageMemorial 
   IndentureDate of earlier deed 187409260187409260 
NoRole(s) in earlier deed(s)Role in current deed(s)Family nameForename PlaceOcc or titleA
A P1KINGSTONJohnofSkahane, Co CorkfarmerA
B P2SWEETMANSamuelofLisanoohig, Co Corkfarmer 
C P2SWEETMANThomasofClohane, Co Corkfarmer 
DP1 WRIGHTRichardofLoriga, Co Cork  
EP1 TOWNSENDEdwardofWhitehall, Co Cork  
FP2 TOBINJamesofSkibbereen, Co Corkfarmer 
G O prevDRISCOLLJeremiahof formerly (in 1854) held part of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh 
H O prevDRISCOLLJohnof formerly (in 1854) held part of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh 
I O prevBRICKLEYPatrickof formerly (in 1854) held part of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh 
J WD WMDOWNESThomasofSkibbereen, Co CorkSolicitorA
K WD WMDONOVANJamesofSkibbereen, Co Corkassistant to Thomas Downes [J]A
AbstractA assigned to B & C, part of lands of Castle Land, Parish of Creagh, leased in 1854 by D & E to F.
MS  Date registered25 Feb 1874 Date abstract added20171118 

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   Type of deedDate of current deed13 May 1876VolPageMemorial 
   LeaseDate of earlier deed 18763237187632037 
NoRole(s) in earlier deed(s)Role in current deed(s)Family nameForename PlaceOcc or titleA
A P1BECHERJohn Richard HedgesofLough Foe, Co CorkEsq; JPA
B P2SWEETMANMatthew FrankofMinane, Aghadown, Co CorkFarmer 
C O prevBECHERMichaelof brother of A; previoulsy occupied lands of Maulbrack 
D WD WMCOLLINSAndrewofSkibbereen, Co CorkLaw ClerkA
E WD WMO’LEARYCharlesofSkibbereen, Co CorkLaw ClerkA
AbstractA leased to B, lands of Maulbrack, Parish of Abbeystrowery, previously occupied by C.
MS  Date registered13 May 1876 Date abstract added20171118 

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Sweetnams in Caheragh Catholic Church Records from 1835:

Catholic Sweetnam records, Schull, Skibbereen, Caheragh.