Bantry Intelligence January 1875.  Annual Tea Meeting at Durrus Preaching House (Methodist) Presided Over by George Vickery, Ballycomane.  Large Attendance of Ladies and Gentlemen at Drag Hunt with Captain Hewson’s Dogs.  Return of Earl and Countess of Bantry and Evening entertainment Charades, Dancing, Music by Band of West Cork Militia from Macroom.

The Brooks originate in East Donegal and came to Durrus possibly with weaving/linen either 1805 or in the early 1850s.  There are descendants in New Zealand.  Millers are from Coolculaghta and were probably originally small holders at weaving.

At the Durrus Tea Meeting the Cole referred to is from Coolculaghta .  The family history compiled pre 1922 is here:

https://durrushistory.com/2015/07/15/cole-family-of-durrus-west-carbery-history-published-belfast-1943-2/

George Vickery was a large tenant farmer some of the family genealogy is here. Intermarried with the O’Sullivans (Hurrigs) of Tedagh:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1EEEnXyuqwa3yOlSY3JnO6T1qXejygDmVWqjQWg0G2gM/edit

At the Bantry gathering the Barret are likely to be from Carriganass Castle relatives of the extended O’Sullivan families of Beara.  the O’Connells are probably of Charles o’Connell Resident Magistrate of the extended Daniel O’Connell family.  Payne is the Land Agent to Lord Bantry.

Dr uckey:

31st January 1853, probably Kinsale not Bantry Abraham John Tuckey MD Mary Christina Lewis Bantry Kinsale her Father Rev. Broderick and Dorothea d Abraham Jagoe, Kilronan and she Liutenant William Lewis 19th Reg Abraham d 18 Feb 1875 Thomas Broderick Albert 1858 Liut Col R.A.M.C. Egypt, Sudan, Burma, South Africa, , Henry Liut Army died unmarried, Christina Dorothea m Professor Yelverton Pearson MD, Eva Sarah m Robert Henry leslie Rushbrook William Henry d young, Mary Helen m Colonel Townsend R.A.M.C. Rushbrook Colonel J. White CMG. lent by Rev. J.G.W. Tuckey Grove genealogy

Miss Chirchofer’s name is mis spelled.

Rev. Robert Kerckoffer/Kirkchuffer, Ballyvourney Glebe, pre 1831, listed 1856.   1847 the Rev. R. B. Kirchhoffer, of Ballyvourney, received 10l. from J. H. Kirchhoffer, Esq., State of Texas, 5l. of which he has handed to the Rector, the Rev. J. T. Kyle.

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