West Cork History


Appointment by Lord Chancellor on Recommendation of Lord Fermoy of Richard Hungerford Morris of Friendly Cove, Durrus, West Cork, to the Commission of the Peace for County Cork (Magistracy).

Cork Examiner 22nd September 1866.

Morris was a prize farmer winning many prizes for crops and beasts. He married into the Evanson family who had Friendly Cove, the house is still extant looking onto Dunmanus Bay. His Morrises came from Castle Salem, Rosscarbery. HIs descendant, Dick Morris was alive to the 1930s in the area.

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