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Died, 24th November 1820, Baltimore, Carolina, USA, Dr. Mathew O’Driscoll. of Creagh and Baltimore USA, 64, son of the late ‘The’ O’Driscoll, Creagh brother of Michael O’Driscoll Esq., and Died on the 7th May 1823, at Baltimore House, West Cork, of a Decline induced by too Severe Studies of Medicine which he had completed with great Distinction at Edinburgh Denis O’Driscoll Esq. aged 21, only son of ‘The’ O’Driscoll., Esq., of Baltimore and death of youngest daughter of ‘The O’Driscoll’ July 1826 from The Southern Reporter.

The O’Driscolls are one of the most ancient families in West Cork probably pre Celtic in origin.

Skibbereen Medical:

Skibbereen
1830 Francis Potter Beamish Doctor 1830 Royal College of Surgeons Edinburgh, anti Catholic petition 1828. Likely Military Surgeon later
David John Berkeley MD Skibbereen Voted 1837 as freeman in County of the City of Cork
Died 1846/7 Dr. Brady MD Doctor. Caheragh Famine fever.
1859 Dr. Thomas Burke Doctor Seeking equality of endowment in Catholic education 1859.
1833 …Carey Son aged 2 James William died
1817 Francis Clerke
1824 Jonathan Clarke So after Alexander had
successfully applied for permission to immigrate as early as April 1827, in July 1828 Alexander,
his bride Frances Gertrude Clerke embarked, along with at least one close relative, the newly
qualified Doctor Jonathan Clerke, and other prominent Irish families43on the ill fated Letitia to
Van Diemen’s Land and thus commit their future to the colony.
1828 St. John Clerke MD, 1769-1840 Doctor 1800 John Clarke, M.D., Skibbereen game cert. Oranising Orange petition, listed 1828 as Committee Cork Liberal Club. Southern Reporter and Cork Commercial Courier 23 August 1828 1827 subscribed to fund on death of Rev. Boston former curate Durrus
1840 Dr. George M. Cooke MD Doctor, Baltimore Signed Testimonial to Resident Magistrate, John Gore Jones, Bantry, 1844.
1800, 1824 James Crowley North-st Pigot’s directory 1824 Married Sarah Evans, Lissangle, 1810. Probably of Ballyourane, Caheragh family m,ajor farmers.
1827, died 1857 Jermiah Crowley Apothecary, Accoucheur (Obstetrician) ALH, Apothecary to Dispensary, Union, Medical attendant to Constabulry North St Slater’s Directory 1846. Brother James d 1843 of TB. Phoenix Society later Fenains founded in his house, now Cahalane’s hairdressing saloon North St, present were Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa, Mortimer Downing, Jeremiah Crowley, Morty Moynihann, Daniel McCartie
1826 Daniel Donovan
1822, 1859 Daniel Donovan MD Doctor, Magistrate Skibbereen 1847 distress meeting. Seeking equality of endowment in Catholic education 1859. 1822 subscribed Durrus Church Building Funds as Dr. O’Donovan, Glenlough. Daniel O’Donovan MD has land in Knockeens, Glanroon in Griffiths. He was married to a sister of Rickard Deasy of the Clonakilty brewing family, MP and Attorney General for Ireland and later Judge.
1850s Francis George, Godfrey, James, Goodman All doctors Doctors Creagh. Son of Rev. James Goodman, Professor of Irish TCD, and Rector, Music Scholar, Uileann Pipe Player. Mother Charlotte d of Rev Robert King author of Church History of ireland.
1837, 1845 David Hadden Apothecary, Pysician and Surgeon Born 1817, leading Methodist, Freeemason Treasurer 15th Lodge Probably born in wexford as was his brother William henry who trained as an apothecary and later practised medicine in Walhalla, Australia He married one of the Evan sisters, Lissangle James VCrowley married Rebecca Evans
Died 1856 Daniel O’Donovan MD Norton Cottage. Richard O’Donovan, MD, younger brother of Timothy of the Cove, owner of estate resident at Norton Cottage, Skibbereen. His death 1856 Cork Examiner: Dr. Daniel O’Donovan, died Ahakista Cottage 1855.
B 1828 William Henry Hadden Apothecary, later Doctor in Walhalla, Australia Brother of David, father John, a Methodist missionary, mother Eleanor Evans one of 11 children, born Wexford but appliied to Apothecary’s Hall at age 15 from Skibbereen
1851 Samuel H. Levis Medical Student Anti Popert Petition 1851 Magistrate, Dr. John Samuel Levis M.D., 1865, Glenview, Skibbereen, Resident, £182
1840 Levis Agents for Bewley and Evans Pills Southern Reporter and Cork Commercial Courier 03 March 1840
1812-1869 Dr. William S. Limrick Doctor Union Hall Magistrate. Dr. William S. Limrick (1812-1869), Pre 1831, Union Hall House, brother of John, family descend from Rev. Limrick in Goleen early 18th century, Probate from Ballinacollah House, Cork to Paul Limrick, Union Hall, JP, brother, £3,000
1808 Alexander McCarthy 1808 set up own shop 1829 return transcribed by Kae Lewis The ‘Physicians’ were John Clerke and Alexander
McCarthy of North Street. Under the heading ‘Corn Merchants and Millers’: were “Thomas
Clerke and Co. Skibbereen Mills”. The occurrence of a Dr Alexander McCarthy in this same
directory, a brother maybe of Mrs Helena Clerke, speculatively suggests the origin of Alexander
Clerke’s given name. 26
1816 John McCarthy
1846 Dr. James McCormick Doctor Kilmoe (Ballydehob) dispensary Relief Committee 1846
1840 Dr. C.D. O’Driscoll MD Doctor Petition 1840 on Catholic Equality.
1802-Died 1823. Denis O’Driscoll Esq Medical Student, Edinburgh “Died, 24th November 1820, Baltimore, Carolina, USA, Dr. Mathew O’Driscoll. of Creagh and Baltimore USA, 64, son of the late ‘The’ O’Driscoll, Creagh brother of Michael O’Driscoll Esq., and Died on the 7th May 1823, at Baltimore House, West Cork, of a Decline induced by too Severe Studies of Medicine which he had completed with great Distinction at Edinburgh Denis O’Driscoll Esq. aged 21, only son of ‘The’ O’Driscoll., Esq., of Baltimore and death of youngest daughter of ‘The O’Driscoll’ July 1826 from The Southern Reporter.

1756-Died 1820, Baltimore, USA Dr. Mathew O’Driscoll Died, 24th November 1820, Baltimore, Carolina, USA, Dr. Mathew O’Driscoll. of Creagh and Baltimore USA, 64, son of the late ‘The’ O’Driscoll, Creagh brother of Michael O’Driscoll Esq., and Died on the 7th May 1823, at Baltimore House, West Cork, of a Decline induced by too Severe Studies of Medicine which he had completed with great Distinction at Edinburgh Denis O’Driscoll Esq. aged 21, only son of ‘The’ O’Driscoll., Esq., of Baltimore and death of youngest daughter of ‘The O’Driscoll’ July 1826 from The Southern Reporter.
1824 Cornelius O’Driscoll Hollybrook 1829 return transcribed by Kae Lewis May be related to ‘Dr’ Jerry and James Crowley, North St and possibly Ballyourane, Caheragh and Evans apothecaries by marriage
1842 Daniel O’Donovan Doctor Post Office Directory 1842
1811-1870 Dr. Maurice Power, Doctor, Magistrate. Dr. Maurice Power, (1811-1870) M.D., listed 1838, born Deelish, Skibbereen, 4th son of Andrew Power, Ed Stonyhurst College. Nephew of Father John Power, PP, Kilmacabea reputed to have miracles attributed to him Travelled to USA where his brothers were prominent in New York m Catherine Livingston in 1832 her father Judge Henry Brockholst Livingston. Petition on Catholic Equality 1840.
1828 G.A.Rountree
1893 Dr. Edward Shipsey, MD Doctor and Magistrate Dr. Edward Shipsey, MD, 1893, Air Hill, Schull, Shipseys originally Quakers, listed 1913, 1921, at Beausite, Rushbrook, Queenstown.
1824, 1846 Stephen Sweetnam MRCS Eng Dispensary doctor schull 1834-1852 Praised for his work during famine. Relief Committee 1846
1827, 1840 Denny Taylor Surgeon Petition 1840 on Catholic Equality.
1900 Dr. Bryan Charles Townsend MD Doctor Iford, essex Kilcoe. Son of Rev. H.T. Townsend adn Agnes d Richard H. Somerville.

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