Western Bandon Estate including part Caheragh 1784-1808

Lease of 1784 from James Bernard, Castlebernard, Bandon to John O’Connor, Skibbereen of lands at (Schull, Ballydehob, Caheragh, Western Bandon Estate). Cahirlekenny, Mauldeny, Rathcool. Bawnicane, Balleenoutragh, Keelbronoge, Dunkelly, Dereenlomane, Lisanaroe, Ballyourane, Letterscanlon.  Release 1806 to Francis Earl of Bandon from Cornelius O’Connor, Esq., Newtown, Bantry, Daniel O’Connor, Gent. Skibbereen,  George O’Connor, Bantry, Gent.  Spellings may not be correct.

Litigation over 20 years between Bandon and  Becher estate over Ballydehob townlands mineral rights i 1830s
Many of the rental records are in the Cork Archives.

Of the O’Connor family it is likely Margaret O’Connor married John Jagoe, liberal Protestant, fishing Inspector, Bantry (his mother Young of fish merchant family, he owned mill site of Maritime Hotel), Surgeon Bryan O’Connor exiled to Australia for United Irishmen offences later returned to practice in Clonakilty.  Small Jagoe/O’Connor Estate near Durrus Cross was sold Landed estates Court 1850s.
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