There were at least two Alexander O’Driscolls JP in the Skibbereen area one Catholic the other possibly Protestant. It is difficult to distinguish.

Alexander O’Driscoll, 1799, Clover Hill, Skibbereen, (two of same name in Skibbereen at the time not clear who is who) Middle man, 1824, Clover Hill, 1831, 1822, correspondence with Chief Secretary appealing dismissal of 1820. Superceded 1810-30, listed 1838, dead with address Mount Music/Bunaulin, Caheragh when daughter Kate married Herbert Baldwin Esq., 1845. 1835 Subscriber at Gortnascrena, Skibbereen, Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837.

 

Alexander O’Driscoll, Norton Cottage, Skibbereen (two of same name at time), Ancestor Alexander married daughter of McFineen Dubh O’Sullivan, son of Tim ‘The Gauger’, sister Mrs Freke of Baltimore Castle,  1827 attended dinner given by Jeremiah Murphy, Hyde Park, Cork with Catholic Bishop of Cork, Dr. Murphy, John Cotter, Perriers, Gibsons, Jonas Travers. 1835 Subscriber , The Hill, Monkstown, Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland  1837.  Ex-Officio Poor Law Commissioners 1839 at The Hill, Cork.

Alexander O’Driscoll Esq., sitting Passage West, 1835, Bantry Quarter Sessions 1842. Land record, Cork, 1870, 522 acres.

23rd November 1845, Skibbereen Kate O’Driscoll Herbert Baldwin Esq Mount Music (Bunaulin), Gortnamille Eldest daughter of late Alexander O’Driscoll She remarried James O’Sullivan, Esq., Bantry, in Macroom 16th April 1859 Cork Constitution

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