1822, Distress in West Cork, Output of Linen Trade Calculated at £49,000 per annum, Bandon, Dunmanway, Clonakilty, Cork. Exhortations of Dr. Elmore and Rickard Deasy to Develop Linen Industry.
Rickard Deasy, Magistrate, Superseded 1822, Clonakilty, Brewing family. Deasy, Rickart, Esq., of Clonakilty, to Miss Cotter, at Millstreet – (CMC 8/9/1802)Father Collins, PP Bantry evidence to Parliamentary Enquiry that he had £2,000 per annum when half pay Protestant Officers on £40 per annum were preferred for Quarter Assizes Juries in Bantry. 1828 seeking reform of House of Commons. Reinstatement supported by Dr John Richard Elmore, Clonakilty. 1822 with Dr. Elmore and John Molony seeking Chief Secretary; support for harbour works for poor relief at Ring. Attending dinner Devonshire Arms Hotel for Daniel O’Connell 1839 listed as JP. Chairman of meeting of Independent Liberal Electors thanking electoral personnel for Impartiality in 1835 elections.
|1822||Dr John Richard Elmore||Doctor||Reinstatement of Deasy supported by Dr John Richard Elmore, Clonakilty. 1822 with Dr. Elmore seeking Chief Secretary; support for harbour works for poor relief at Ring.||Callnan family hereditary Physicians to the McCarthy Riabhachs, 1798 in West Cork, Dr. John Richard Elmore owner of largest Linen Mill in Munster in Clonakilty 1820s and Dr. William and Albert Callnan, Clonakilty.||William Callanan’s daughter, Mary Anne, married Dr John Richard Elmore, who took up residence in the Callanan home in Scartagh in 1815. His income from his medical practice was not great. But he set up the largest linen factory in Munster in Clonakilty ‘near Mill Street’ and was one of the most prominent figures in the efforts to promote the economic prosperity of the area. He was one of a small minority of Englishmen who have been sensitive to the needs of Ireland and he courageously defended the good name of his adopted country. His wife died in 1827 and he himself was declared bankrupt in 1828. He then went to London|