1827, Select Vestry Returns, Church of Ireland, Including Some Named Vestrymen and Churchwardens, Abbeystrewy (Skibbereen), Ballyvourney, Castlehaven, Creagh, Drinagh, Durrus, Fanlobus (Dunmanway), Innishannon, Kilbrogan, Macroom, Morogh, Tullagh (Baltimore)

 

In some Parishes Innishannon and Kinsale, there are probably more the first Vestry meeting took place to consider church business all being Church of Ireland members. The Vestry reconvened some time later that day and dealt with non religious local business, paupers, burying indigent dead etc.  This Vestry also numbered local substantial Catholic farmers and business people. Probably a relic of the Medieval pre Reformation Irish Church influenced by Norman practices.

 

 

By scrolling through Eppi Project (Digitalization of Irish Parliamentary Records 1800-1922 it may be possible to locate other parishes.

 

http://www.dippam.ac.uk/eppi/documents/9813/page/214917

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/01/06/1827-vestry-returns-for-dioceses-of-cork-and-cloyne-church-of-ireland-the-state-church-2/

https://durrushistory.com/2011/10/27/st-james-durrus-select-vestry-1827/

 

https://durrushistory.com/2015/06/30/1827-sums-allotted-by-church-of-ireland-then-state-church-dioceses-of-cork-ross-and-cloyne-often-for-foundlings-and-burial-of-paupers/

 

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