West Cork History

1824, Evidence of Alexander O’Driscoll. Magistrate, Skibbereen,  of Sale of Justice by Digging  of Potatoes and Cutting Turf for Magistrates, Notorious Extraction of Tithes by Reverend M. Morritt, Skibbereen, West Cork.

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  Superceded 1810-30, listed 1838, dead with address Mount Music/Bunaulin, Caheragh when daughter Kate married Herbert Baldwin Esq., 1845. 1835 Subscriber at Gortnascrena,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…

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