West Cork History

Will dated 18th July 1685, William Yelverton, Rathmore, Co. Cork, embittered father of Margaret who married a Hely an ‘obstinate ill husband’ probably a Catholic, exhorts grandson to be ‘bred a Protestant according to the Church of England’

From Welply’s wills in the Casey Collection. An example of the documents destroyed in 1922 Public Records Office copied by William Henry Welply of Ballineen

https://durrushistory.wordpress.com/2014/05/22/some-cork-wills-1528-1859-destroyed-in-1922-copied-by-william-henry-welply-of-balineen-west-cork/

Given the name and location probably related to Barry Yelverton, lawyer and Judge and friend and neighbour of John Philpot Curran

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