1780. Subscribers to Thomas Sheridan’s English Dictionary: John Clerk, David Jenkins, Thomas Lehy (Leahy), Bantry, Jeremiah Crowley, Possibly Caheragh, Daniel O’Driscoll., Esq., Dunmanus
The O’Driscolls are probably pre Celtic in origin. They lost their lands first lost most of their land to the O’Mahony when they left Limerick are due to Norman and later due to mortgage default to Richard Boyle,Great Earl of Cork adn forfeitures.
They pop up all over the triangle Bantry/Skibbereen/Crookhaven in the 18th century as middlemen, merchants, mariners, professionals some converted to the Church of Ireland.
John Clerk, David Jenkins, Thomas Lehy (Leah…
|Post 1784||John Clerk, David Jenkins, Thomas Lehy (Leahy)||Bantry||Subscribers 1784 Sheridans English Dictionary||https://books.google.ie/books?id=4gRgAAAAcAAJ&pg=PT16&lpg=PT16&dq=robert+bell+surgeon+cork+1780&source=bl&ots=yeu9TVOLDC&sig=eux4X7vvly_Ch5GmZvJErU7f5Qo&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwjruairtJ3TAhUKD8AKHRx-ACQ4ChDoAQgjMAA#v=onepage&q=%20cork%20&f=false||Also Jeremiah Crowley possibly Caheragh|