1615. Patent 15 of King James 1 of England, David Meade to Sell Liquor in Carbery, and to James Roche and Richard Liquor Licenses at Crookhaven and Berehaven.

Regulations made in 1735 Between The Owners of Seine Boats in Bantry Bay, Dispute to be Determined by Mr Nicholas Mead at His House ‘Spread Eagle’.  Presented to Fishery Enquiry 1836 by Mr. R. Young and 1749 Bounty from Royal Dublin Society to Mr. Meade and Young for Fish Landings at Bantry.

The reference to “Spread Eagle’ presumably a licensed premises.  The Meades were given: 1615. Patent 15 of King James 1 of England, David Meade to Sell Liquor in Carbery, and to James Roche and Richard Liquor Licenses at Crookhaven and Berehaven

 

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