1848.  Attendance Book,  Dunmanway, West Cork,  Church of Ireland (Regular, Not Great), Parishioners Names, Addresses, Age, Deaths,  Confirmations.

Some of the names reflect theories of the linen industry by Sir Richard Cox in the early 18th century.  he brought families from Leitrim and Fermanagh.  Names such as McGivern probably a variation  of McGovern reflect this.

https://durrushistory.com/2016/02/19/gentlemans-magazine-1749-on-sir-richard-cox-and-the-development-of-the-linen-industry-in-dunmanway-co-cork/

The Norwoods probably originate from Ballinascarty.  When they came to Dunmanway they brought according to family lore tow Deasy brothers their ploughmen from whom the Dunmanway Deasys descend.  The Norwoods were teachers, middlemen and professionals.

 

 

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/11/03/1702-deed-from-rev-john-patrickson-chantor-of-cloyne-dunmanway-patricksons-ancestors-of-durrus-blairs-to-sir-richard-cox-chief-justice-of-ireland-of-lands-at-dunmanway-and-kilbarry-coolsnagh/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/09/22/1853-landed-estates-court-sale-of-estate-of-joseph-bennett-including-kilbrogankilronan-dunmanway-northagill-gortnadihn-kilfadean-knockenagh-shreelane-parish-of-kilmacabea-west-cork-along-l/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/09/08/pre-1922-pension-enquiry-forms-church-of-ireland-fanlobbus-and-coolkelure-dunmanway-west-cork/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/08/04/an-old-man-recounts-the-first-time-i-visited-dunmanway-c-1790-the-roads-were-bad-my-sister-and-i-were-in-two-panniers-at-each-side-of-a-horse-my-mother-on-a-saddle-in-between-then-cars-with-block/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/06/03/1817-peter-besnard-inspector-general-of-linen-for-provinces-of-munster-leinster-and-connaught-report-banon-clonakilty-rosscarbery-skibbereen-dunmanway-bantry-export-to-west-indies-and-usa/

 

 

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