West Cork History

1822.   Local Fishery Committees, Kinsale, Clonakilty, Glandore, Baltimore, Crookhaven For Bantry Timothy O’Donovan JP, O’Donovan’s Cove, Durrus, Michael O’Sullivan, Rev. Edward Jones Alcock, Rector Durrus, John Jagoe later Fishery Commissioner, Michael Murphy, Newtown, Bantry, Rev. M McChean, Bantry, John Sandys Bird.


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Background to Members

Mostly Magistrates


John Leslie, 1835, Sovereign, Clonakilty, probably Courtmacsherry,1835 commenting on good conduct of military in 1835 elections.  1822 local fishery committee. The Leslies of Cork were a branch of the Leslie family of Kincraigie, County Donegal, descended from the Lairds of Kincraigie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. Reverend Matthew Leslie, rector of Kilmacrenan, Co. Donegal in the early 18th century and son of Reverend John Leslie of Kincraigie, Co. Donegal, had four sons including Charles Leslie, medical doctor, of Cork. Charles married Anne Lawton. They had a number of sons including Charles Henry Leslie and John Leslie, bankers, of Cork. Charles H. Leslie also…

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