William Martin Murphy, Magistrate, 1884, The Square, Bantry, and Dartry Rathmines, Dublin, listed 1913.

Murphy appears as a Bantry Magistrate  Guy’s 19193 Directory.  His father  was a Bantry builder his grand father was from Beara.

In some quarters a hate figure, probably one of the most brilliant Irish business brains of the 19th century in Ireland, Britain, Nigeria and Argentina.  General contracting, railways tramways, newspapers, retail.  MP.

Wiliam Martin Murphy by Sir William Orpen

William Martin Murphy by Sir William Orpen

 

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https://durrushistory.com/2015/09/23/william-martin-murphy-bantry-and-the-noel-brown-connection-2/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/05/26/a-love-affair-between-samuel-becketts-father-bill-and-eva-murphy-frustrated-by-her-father-william-martin-murphy/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/04/03/ballinakilla-churchyard-bere-island-on-the-site-of-a-pre-reformation-church-containing-table-tomb-to-osullivan-mill-cove-agent-to-lord-bantry-and-to-the-parents-of-denis-murphy-the-father-of-wil/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/03/12/march-1862-proposal-to-form-joint-stock-company-bantry-bay-slate-and-slab-company-already-operational-at-white-horse-kilcrohane-under-captain-oflaherty-used-by-john-moss-durrus-in-buildin/