1848. Licence No 211, for A Double Barrell Shotgun and 20 Rounds of Ammunition issued under An Act For the Better Prevention of Crime and Outrages in Certain Parts of Ireland, to Have Arms in a Dwelling House of James Vickery, Inchingerig, Caheragh West Cork.
A broadly similar license is currently in use in Vancouver, Canada, according to a member of the extended family.
This seems different to the relatively common gane certificate which issued throughout the 19th century from the Customs Office in Bandon.
|13th July 1848||Thomas Sweetnam, Catherine Vickery||30||Farmer||Lismarrig||Matthew and Elizabeth Connell, Murrahin, Kilcoe, (they married 1812), farmer||John Vickery, Moses Caffey. Catherine Vickery, daughter of George Vickery and Frances Bryan )amcestor included Micahel Sullivan heart tax collector Bantry reputed direct descendant O’Sullivan bere married Mary Vickery whiddy c 1785), married Thomas Sweetnam in Caheragh parish church on 27 January 1848, she was recorded as living in the townland of Inchingerig.||Sweetnam family historyhttp://learysweetnam.com/sweetnamfamilytree/Sweetnam%20Family%20History.pdf. Canadian descendant in Vancouver have a gun certificatre issueed to George Vickery 1848.||Matthew Sweetnam came to Caheragh as Land Agent for the Newmans his brother Samuel took over Betsborough, Matthew goes blind at 50||Matthew living at Cloghane from 1845later Shanavala bureied Aughadown. Sweetnam family history|
For one branch of Vickery family, Ballycomane Durrus: