1758, Lease Renewal of Ballylickey,  Bantry  to Thomas Hutchins. Carries in a Great Trade in Cod, Herring, Ling, Oysters, Father A Major Smuggler and Hutchins Magistrates.


Hutchins Magistrates:

Arthur Hutchins, Ballylickey or Ardnagashel. Visited by reformer  Sir Francis Burdett  1817.  Present at enquiry Skibbereen 1823 into enquiry into fatal affray at Castlehaven caused by Rev. Morritt’s tithe extraction.  Notified as Magistrate of Catholic meeting in Bantry re loyalty to King 1825. Signed public declaration to Alexander O’Driscoll on his removal as Magistrate 1835 with Lord Bantry, Simon White, John Puxley, Thomas Baldwin, Samuel Townsend Junior and Senior, Hugh Lawton, Thomas Somerville, Richard Townsend Senior, Rev. Alleyn Evanson, Timothy O’Donovan, Richard Townsend, Lyttleton Lyster.

Arthur Hutchins, 1855, Ballylickey, Bantry, Resident, £60.  Attending 1840 Great Meeting Bantry re Poor Law.  Assisting 1848 Henry J. Fawcett, Practical Instructor on Husbandry of Visit to Bantry.  Attending Railway meeting Drimoleague 1856, subscriber Dr. Daniel Donovan ‘History of Carbery’, 1876.  Arthur listed 1843 at Reendonegan, Bantry.  Member election committee McCarthy Downing, Skibbereen, 1868.  

Emanuel Hutchins, Ballylickey, Bantry, Listed 1835. 1812 election voted Hutchinson. 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 Bantrymen, Doctor Bryan O’Connor and  Attorney,  Florence McCarthy.  This was against Transportation to Botany Bay. Theobald Wolfe Tone , the leading United Irishmen and Irish Republican figure of the 1780s-90s, had attended Trinity College Dublin and there befriended Emanuel Hutchins of Ardnagashel, Bantry, Co Cork (1769-1839). While at sea off Bantry with French forces in 1796 he remembered his friend, as he noted in his diary. [Re Tone’s diary, see ‘Publication Note’ in ‘Allied Materials’. Re the Hutchins family, see collection U254 Hutchins

Laminated A3 page containing an extract of text from diary of Wolfe Tone, 24 Dec 1796, on board a French Warship in Bantry Bay, mentioning his ‘friend Hutchins’ [Emanuel Hutchins of Ardnagashel, Ballylickey, Bantry]. A note regarding the involvement of both men in a Dublin political club in 1790 follows below the extract, and a profile portrait of Tone is also included. On reverse are copied title pages of ‘Life of Theobald Wolfe Tone’ (Washington: Gales & Seaton, 1826) and ‘Memoirs of Theobald Wolfe Tone’ (London: Henry Colburn, 1827), cited as ‘source’. Three notes regarding the provenance of the item occur: note: ‘Extracted copy from the Two Volumes in possession of Arethusa Hutchins Greacen… Portrait & Vol II page 144 and p 545’; note: ‘Arethusa’s copy is believed to be the one acquired by Emanuel Hutchins who died in 1839’; sticker: ‘Photocopy with Richard N Hutchins.. Solicitor (Retired).. Bantry’.

Richard Hutchins, 1686, Bantry, served in Irish Confederate Wars 1641-1853 under son of Richard Boyle, 1st Earl Orrery, Roger Boyle, Baron Broghill and appointed Poll Tax Commissioner and acquired former O’Sullivan lands.

Thomas Hutchins, 1776, Ballylickey, Bantry.  1758 leases for Ballylickey renewed, major trade in herring, cod, ling, oysters, father a major smuggler. Captain Robert Man, the Lauceston, Bantry. Has drawn a bill in favour of Thomas Hutchins for the cost of impressing seamen.  Date: 1746 Feb 23

Samuel Newburgh Hutchins BA -1915), 1875, Fortlands, Charleville, and Ardnagashel, Bantry, Resident, £408, succeeded on death of his brother Emanuel.  He had been in the Australian Mounted Police during Gold Rush.  Married 1875  Marianne Isabella Harrison of Castle Harrison, Charleville. Son Captain Richard Hutchins killed WW1 Arthur Royal Munster Fusiliers. 1893 member Cork Historical and Archaeological Society

Samuel Hutchins (listed as Hutchinson probably wrong), Pre 1831, Ardnagashel, Bantry, listed 1838, 1843,  may be Arthur d 1836, m Matilda, d John O’Donnell Esq., Erris, Co. Mayo, probate to son Robert.

Samuel Hutchins, listed 1835 at Ballylickey, 1838.  1835 in Bantry paying £5 toward Catholic Rent, frequently praised as a Liberal Protestant. 1840 petition on Catholic Equality. Attending address Ardnagashel 1840 Great Meeting Bantry re Poor Law. Listed 1843, Ardnagashel, Bantry.   Estate passed to him on death of younger brother Emanuel in 1839,  Brother of botanic artist Ellen Hutchins.  1820 Member Cork Library. 1837 donated £5 to Justice (Catholic Repeal) Rent.  Set up a soup kitchen during Famine.  Extensive property throughout Co. Cork, sitting Bantry, and Castletown North Cork, 1835, Castletownbere 1839, Buttevant 1846 succeeded by his son Emanuel later by another son Samuel Newburgh.  1846 Grand Jury grant drainage 25 acres  Ardnagashel.

Pre 1670Henry Gallwey Mary MellifontBoth families middlemen on Kenmare estate, Mellifonts Carriganass Castle and Donemark Eldest son David, married Mary McCarthy 1732. MLBThe Bantry Galways were probably ‘Crypto-Catholics’, in Paddy O’Keeffe’s papers he refers to a letter 1732 from Father Peter O’Sullivan to the Bishop of Cork ‘The worthy Mr. Henry Galway cotributes to a fund to fight Penal Laws as did his generous and worthy son, Nicholas Mead, Andrew Morrogh, William Galwey, John Casey,Elements of both famiies conformed to the Church of Ireland