West Cork History


Michael Murphy, Donemark, Farmer and Miller, 200 years under Lord Kenmare, William O’Sullivan Esq., his son training to be Barrister, Dublin, Carriganass Castle has 500-600 acres in youth put out of family lands by Lord Kenmare, John Collins, Oldcourt, Skibbereen, Labourers Wages 6d to 8d a day, Patrick Tobin, Gortavallig, No Oppression on Estate of Lord Bantry, Allegations of Bribery against Denis Sullivan, Driver to Christopher Gallwey, Agent to Lord Kenmare, James McCarthy, Middleman , Goleen, Difficulty of Eliminating Middle men due to Complex Marriage settlements, Large Middleman Rev AlLeyn Evanson Durrus, Timothy O’Donovan, O’Donovan’s Cove holding from Mr. Congreve, Waterford and Lord Riversdale.

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