West Cork History

Match 670 from ‘CSO/RP’
NAI REFERENCE:CSO/RP/SC/1821/299
TITLE:Letter from 6th baron Carbery, County Cork, reporting his efforts to maintain law and order in area
SCOPE & CONTENT:Letter from John Evans-Freke, 6th baron Carbery, Castle Freke, Rosscarbery, County Cork, to Chief Secretary’s Office, Dublin Castle, concerning the state of his neighbourhood and emphasising his own vigilance in keeping the peace. Urges government to adopt ‘vigorous’ measures to prevent the ‘contagion’ from spreading to all parts of Ireland. Comments that, ‘Until the Irish are taught to obey the Laws by a due sense of religious and moral Obligation they must be made to obey them by coercive means – This is a most difficult Country to govern’.
EXTENT:1 item; 4pp
DATE(S):30 Nov 1821
DATE EARLY:1821
DATE LATE:1821

For Map of Ballycomane, Durrus, c1770

https://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2012/08/17/ballycomane/

From University College Galway, database, includes town land of Ballycommane.

FAMILY: EVANS/EVANS-FREKE (BARON CARBERY)

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