West Cork History

Transportation to Botany Bay, Australia of Doctor O’Connor and Alexander McCarthy, Barrister, Both Bantry, West Cork, after Abortive United Irishmen Rising, Ireland, 1789. Plea for Clemency Arthur Hutchins, Ardnagashel, Bantry.

This is an incidental to Paddy O’Keeffe (Bantry Businessman and Antiquarian ) researches into Blair family of Durrus.  McCarthy may be an attorney does not appear in Kings Inns records for Bantry.

Dr. O’Connor had three brothers at the time officers in the British Army.

Extended Jagoe/O’Connor family early draft document:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1rUdGCfdeEbJn6ShqXrwqtxFd3GNOhAaSJneNt9NtSKY/edit

https://durrushistory.com/2016/01/11/emanuel-hutchins-cregane-castle-co-limerick-of-bantry-family-plea-for-clemency-for-bantry-united-irishmen-men-letter-11th-august-1799-to-the-lord-lieutenant-for-doctor-bryan-oconnor-and-at/

Robert Swanton Ballydehob, Later Judge New York:

https://durrushistory.com/2015/11/30/robert-swanton-1764-1840-ballydehob-west-cork-member-united-irishmen-directory-arrest-imprisonment-escape-to-new-york-where-he-was-active-in-us-politics-and-became-judge-of-maritime-court-2/

Callnans Clonakilty:

https://durrushistory.com/2014/02/23/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/

P. 13 Blair United Irishmen Mccarthy O’Connor

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