West Cork History

Results 1841 Election, from Booth No 6 including Bantry and Booth No 3 including Carbery, Co. Cork with some voters, names, candidate voted for, abode, property qualifications.

It is not clear if this represents the entire electorate or just disputed votes. The panel also shows who got the votes. Unlike modern times with the demarcation between Fianna Fáil and Fine Gael the fault line is religious. It also shows Catholics and their property qualification the vote had been given to them for some time. It was not until Daniel O’Connell and Catholic Emancipation in 1828 that they could sit in Parliament.

Booths 3 Carbery


Booth 6

Rev. Alleyn Evanson, Four-Mile-Water, registered 1834 £50 pound holder
Hungerford Baldwin Evanson, Registered 1835, for Droumrreagh, Clashduff,
Richard Tonson Evanston, Ardogeena a £50 freeholder
registered 1836
Thomas Dukelow, Clashadoo, registered 1829, 10 shilling leaseholder name and address corrupt version (probably married…

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