Reclamation Work 1829 to 1834 at Ballyvourney, (Baile Bhúirne/Mhúirne), Barony of Muskerry, Co.Cork,  by Charles Colthurst, Agent to Colthurst Estate.


His evidence to 1841 Parliamentary Commission was that there was major scope for Land Reclamation.



As Magistrate:


Charles Colthurst, Clanmoyle, Peake, Coachford, Pre 1830. Member 1832 Cork Friendly Club. Listed 1835. Member Commission on Magistrates 1838.  Listed 1842.  Subscriber Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland  1837.   County Freeman Cork City voter Cork City election 1837. House reputedly built late 18th century by Coulthurst of Ballyvourney demesne now occupied by Moremiles Ltd.  Charles operated Clonmoyle Mill c 1846-1854, later owned by John Young and Sons Ltd, who lived at Clonmoyle House at Peake.  Died Adelaide Terrace formerly Tivoli 1865 probate to Joseph Colthurst Dripsey Castle and Alfred Greer, Dripsey House, £19,000.  Agent from c 1806 for 35 years to  Sir Nicholas Colthurst extensive estates.Evidence 1841 Commission on possibility of scope for extensive reclamation in Ballyvourney, operated model farm.