1832 Cholera in Bantry, 1838 Address to John S. Bird, on Retiring as Treasurer of Bantry Dispensary.
|1810, 1831, 1840||Dr. Thomas Burke||1824, Surgeon, HP, Blackrock-road (NGC). Possible The Square, 1810 Thomas Burke Half Pay Surgeon married Margaret McCarthy, (1784-1831), possibly through her he acquired lands at Caheragh, she was likely of the Muclaghs (Clann Tighe Roe Scartaigh) and the lands from McCarthy Gurtnascreena.||May be from Caheragh the person that poet JJ Callanan stayed with for around 2 years when he wrote Gougan Barra and Lamesnt to Morty Oge. memorial to Father Walsh PP leaving Bantry. Attending Great Meeting re Poor Law in 1840, Bantry, gave a speech promoting reeclamation of waste, mine development, employment rather than charity. 1846 distress meeting Bantry.||1832 contacted fever attending Cholera Hospital Bantry voteof thanks by John Y. Kingston.Southern Reporter and Cork Commercial Courier 28 April 1831|
Death from Cholera Skibbereen 1830s:
Southern Reporter and Cork Commercial Courier 26 May 1838
The Birds were prominent in Bantry for centuries as fish merchants, adn land holders.