West Cork History


Lease of Three Ploughlands at Ballydevlin (Goleen), West Cork, 1766 names mentioned Hull of Gunpoint, Driscoll of Collisbea. Mahony of Lisgriffin, McCarthy of Bandon, Meade, Brown, Freke.

Cornelius Driscoll features a lot as a Middleman on the Mizen peninsula from this period as do two Alexander O’Driscolls.

From Registry of Deeds Project (Volunteers transcribing):


Memorial No: 163251

Type of deed Date of current deed 17 Feb 1766 Vol Page Menorial
L Date of earlier deed 245 599 163251
No Role(s) in earlier deed(s) Role in current deed(s) Family name Forename Place Occ or title A
A P1 HULL William Richard of Gunpoint, co Cork Esq
B P2 DRISCOLL Cornelius of Collisbea, co Cork gent
C WD FRIEKE James of Skull [ ? ] , co Cork gent
D WD MAHONY Catherine of Lisgriffin, co Cork widow
E WD WM DRISCOLL James of Collistra, co Cork gent

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