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1829.  Death of The O’Donovan, General O’Donovan in his 61st Year, Bawnlahan, Skibbereen, West Cork. and Passing of Chieftainship of Clann Cathal to Montpelier (Douglas, Cork) Branch.

He married a Miss Powell from Wales and on his death the estates passed out of the family ending up ultimately with her nephew.

Lieutenant-Colonel Henry Claringbould Powell, (1801-1902), 1874, Bawnlahan (O’Donovan Estate), Leap, Resident, £67, 2nd. son Major Edward Powell and Eleanor d James B. Buchanan, m Mary Ann d Lieutenant-General Hutchesson, oldest son Rev. Francis Perry Hutchesson b 1843, Newcastle. Estate to Powells from Lieutenant-General O’Donovan (The O’Donovan) on death of his widow to her brother Major Powell.  Probate last address 2, Alfred Place, Dover, in Ireland £1,886. Land record, 1870, 2,475 acres.

Doctor John O’Donovan queries into family:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1GCiBrLiBZtDkU8Ug5hZn9HnIZgfN1dvK2kkfaDUb600/edit

https://durrushistory.com/2015/07/23/lt-col-richard-odonovan-of-bawnlahan-skibbereen-west-cork-son-of-daniel-odonovan-the-odonovan-of-clancahill-and-jane-beecher-1768-major-in-6th-dragoons-19-december-1799-lieuten/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/04/25/survey-15th-march-1727-of-odonovan-estates-bawnlahan-including-townlands-of-coolagow-bawnlahan-and-cuppogh-west-cork/

https://durrushistory.com/2014/12/30/the-caoin-lamentation-akin-to-hebrew-cina-in-cork-and-kerry-from-crofton-croker-including-for-sir-richard-cox-in-1733-mentioning-his-relations-odonovans-of-bawnlahan-townsends-of-white-court-sk/

O’Donovan Estates:

https://durrushistory.com/2015/11/23/some-odonovan-bawnlahan-west-cork-deeds-conveyances-settlements-leases-mortgages-including-to-samuel-jervois-brade-from-1619/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/09/23/odonovan-estates-including-bawnlahan-west-cork-1737-2/

https://durrushistory.com/2015/08/29/death-of-general-odonovan-bawnlahan-skibbereen-west-cork-1829-the-late-much-regretted-general-odonovan-was-one-of-the-very-few-proprietors-of-this-county-of-the-aborigi/

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On the General’s death the Chieftainship passed to the ‘Montpelier’…

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