West Cork History

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 wee Snelling and Whiddington.  The Denis name lives on, Charlie Dennis was a note local poet in the early mid 20th century in the Rooska area.

Will of Thomas Holmes, Drumfinchin, Barony of Bere ad Bantry, Clerke (Minister of Church of Ireland), Signed 10th July 1713, Proven 21st July 1718, To be Buried Bantry Church…

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