1822. Petition enclosed by Nathaniel Evanson, Brookfield, Co. Cork, to Lord Lieutenant to Provide New Road from Bantry to Head of Dunmanus Bay where People are Wanting Employment and Deficient of Food. and New Road Needed between Skibbereen and Crookhaven Where it Was not Possible to use Wheeled Carriages.
It is not clear if Brookfield is a name for Durrus Court or in Bandon
Nathaniel Evanson, 1799, Four Mile Water, Durrus, 1831, listed at North Main St., Bandon 1824, son Nathaniel Kings Inns 1818 he is Brookfields, Bandon. Senior member 1810, Bandon Militia. Member or father Hanover Association meeting Cork 1791 re Whiteboys. 1822 petitioning Chief Secretary for road works in Durrus/Kilcrohane in view of want of work and deficiency of food. 1826 election voted for Hutchinson. Daughter Dora then at Bandon married Abraham Jagoe, Kinrath Cottage, Dunmanway she died at Blackrock, Cork, 1863. In 1835 his rent charge at Dromnea, Gearhameen and Rasavourney, Rossiviree in Durrus was granted to Charles and Abraham Evanson entitling them to vote. Charles possibly nephew son of his brother Charles one time Lord Mayor of Cork.
John Hyde, 1797, Creg(golympry), Kilworth, MP for Co. Cork, 1831. Petitioning as MP for Youghal, with Lord Bantry 1822 to Lord Lieutenant for new road Bantry to head of Dunmanus Bay. Carbery Freke map of Durrus area 1788 indicated Hydes as owner of Clonee townland.