Battle of Deshure, Kilmurray, Whiteboys and Macroom Rifle bridge. Abortive Raid on Benjamin Swete, Landlord and Tithe Collector, later 5 Hung at Gallows at Deshure. Swete Magistrates.
John Swete Esq., 1791, Brookfield, Bandon. Member Hanover Association meeting Cork 1791 re Whiteboys. 1821 request to Chief Secretary with Rev. Arminger Sealy, James R Barry, Thomas Walker that military be sent to Timoleague re Captain Rock disturbances. Listed 1831, Timoleague 1821, listed 1838, son of Benjamin of Pleasantfields who married his cousin Joyce Swete she had also been married to Jonas Travers. Gave evidence, re Kilbrogan Parish 1835 to enquiry to Poor Law Commission. Lived at with wife Martha d 1839, Ballinacurra near Kinsale for a period later with family in Floraville (Mill House) listed 1838 Agent for Earl of Bandon active member Bandon Corporation. Letter from John Swete, Provost of Bandon, to Leveson Gower, concerning a procession of Orangemen there on 1 July 1829 [see also CSO/RP/OR/1829/691]. . Stovin states that a detachment of cavalry has been ordered to march from Ballincollig to Bandon, and to remain there until 14 July 1829. Regarded as kind hearted Agent. 1835 Subscriber Lewis Topographical Dictionary of Ireland 1837. Died 1839 buried Swete family vault Timoleague. Founder member Brunswick Club 1828, supporter Catholic Emancipation.
John Swete, Pre 1824, Bridge St., Bandon. Subscriber of 1766 ‘The History of the Irish Rebellion’, Cork, 1766, 2 copies.
Samuel Sweet, 1716. 1721 Execution granted Edmund Griffin, by Richard Davies and Samuel Sweete against Popish inhabitants, Thomas Kerby, Ballynatagart and John Walsh of Ballymuck for £41.
Samuel Swete, 1794, Kilglass, Macroom. Member Hanover Association meeting Cork 1791 re Whiteboys, 1824, Macroom.