Destroyed in Public Records Office, Dublin, 1922.
Will of Edward Turner of Balligobane (Bantry) Co. Cork, Merchant, signed 4th November 1633, Proven 26th November 1633, wife Joan, Son Edward, Eldest Daughter Ann Daughter Margaret daughter Three Daughters my last wife Sarah, Mary, Hester, Four Children, wife by former husband Samuel. Mary, Newton, only Sarah is of age, brothers Isaac and Henry Turner, sister Sarah Huggett in England, Executrix wife, Overseers: Anthony Stowell of Oneskayne (Enniskeane?), Edward Eyres of Durrus, Witnesses Edward Eyre, William Snelling, Thomas Whiddington, Charles Dennis.
Probably involved in fishing industry as were Snelling and Whiddington. The Denis name lives on, Charlie Dennis was a noted local poet in the early-mid 20th century in the Rooska area.
Will of Thomas Holmes, Drumfinchin, Barony of Bere and Bantry, Clerke (Minister of Church of Ireland), Signed 10th July 1713, Proven 21st July 1718, To be Buried Bantry Church, Son Luke and Robert, Executrix wife Mary, Witness James Attridge, William O’Calianane, Pheebe Cullinchy, John Webber?
The Stowell may be Stawell later prominent in Kinsale and influential in British Admiralty.
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Grant of English King Charles 111
and privileges usual in such grants and with a grant of a market every Wednesday and Saturday at Ballygobane, alias Oldtown, in the said manor of Bantry and of 3 fairs yearly at the same place on 29 May, 10