Genealogy of The Right Honourable Edmund Burke (1729-1799), by Basil Morgan O’Connell K.M., Descendant of Daniel O’Connell, ‘The Liberator’, Former head of CID in Burma, living in Dublin when ‘Not Fighting Communists’, author of The O’Connell Tracts.
He wrote the O’Connell Tracts with his brother a retired Royal Navy Officer. It charts the lives of the descendants of Daniel O’Connell.
Burke’s father was an Attorney who conformed to the Church of Ireland to maintain his profession. Burke was a cousin of Nano Nagle and spent his early years with relations in North Cork. He was related to Joseph Nagle of North Cork and Blackrock, Cork, Lawyer, Businessman, and Land Owner ‘ the most hated Catholic’ by the Cork Protestants in the early 18th century for his legal prowess.
Courtesy JCHAS, 1955