Historical notes on Bandon River Fishery, Co. Cork, (formerly known as Glashlinn: Green River), Salmon Weirs, Oysters, Pearls, methods of Fishing, Legal Title commencing with Grant in September 1588 of ‘Castle of O’Mahony’ and a Moiety of the Cantred of Kilnamecky to Phane Beecher.
The author Dr. Went was London born and a long time advisor to various Irish Government Departments. He lived in Sandycove in Dublin.
He was the author of many articles on fisheries which are characterised by a very high degree of scholarship and research. He was a long time member of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society.