1762, Will of Samuel Doherty, Coolnaconnaght. Parish of Kilmeen, Clonakilty, Executor Samuel Doherty could not sign having been blinded by Smallpox.  Other Doherty Wills.  Shinnach (Smallpox)

Looking at the wording there may have been two Samuel Dohertys

These wills were copied by Welply.  They may be of the Bandon Doherty Legal and estate management family associated with Wheelers.  They ended up de facto owning the Bandon (Bernard) Estate by late 19th century by mortgage.  The Estate records were acquired from the family by Cork Librarian Padraig Ó Máidin (Paddy Madden) c 1970 and are now in the Cork Archives.



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Other Doherty Wills

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Bandon Dohertys Lawyers:

1807,1816, 1818, 1824, 1825, 1828, 1839, 1851Edward DohertyAttorney and Solicitor in the Four Courts and Master extra in Chancery and Town Clerk, Commissioner of Affadavits 1835 CH. Seneschal of Castlemahon/CastlebernardSouth Main St. Other names Treselian Balinadee Robert will of 1787, Thomas Biggs the younger, John Sloan may have been a writing clerk. 1851 sale of ware estate. Committee member Bandon Navigation Scheme 1842. Managing Committee Bandon Brunswick Constitutional Club 1828.Memorial 483753, married Christchurch to Sarah 3rd daughter of John Wheeler Esq., Bandon, deceased.May be in Kings Inns admissions 1805, 3rd son James Cork, merchant, decd. Mary Gillman, over 16 ed Cork, Attorney Exchequer 1811.Slater Directory 1824, 1835 Pettigrew and Oulart Directory
1831Edward James DohertyKings Inns1st son Edward, Dublin, Sarah Wheeler, over 16 ed Bandon affadavit father
1876J.DohertySolicitorSubscriber Dr. Daniel Donovan ‘History of Carbery, 1876.
1818-1883, 1835Richard Wheeler DohertyKings Inns, Solicitor 1842, Law Agent. for Conservatives, Bandon. Magistrate. Business agent. Land Agent Earl of Bandon and Bishop of Tuam (Bernard connection)2nd son Edward, attorney, Bandon, Sarah Wheeler, ed Bandon affadavit fatherRichard Wheeler Doherty (1818-1883), Oak Villa, Bandon, son Edward, solicitor, Sarah Wheeler, m Martha Wheeler, Innishannon d Richard, Merchant, agent Bandon, Bishop of Tuam and other estates, solicitor, firms papers now in Cork Archive.Will £8,170,. 1883
Post 1870Richard Wheeler DohertySolicitorOak Villa, Bandon, father Richard solicitor, m Martha Wheeler, d Richard, Merchant, agent Bandon, Bishop of Tuam and other estates, solicitor, firms papers now in Cork Archive. M 1881 Elizabeth Maria Ann Biggs, he died 1922 Penzance, Cornwall1906 consortium Richard Wheeler Doherty, Solicitor, Bandon, John Walsh, businessman, director Allmans Distillery, Bandon, Hugo Flinn, Fish buyer, Cork, Jasper Travers Woulfe, solicitor, Skibbereen, took over Skibbereen Eagle on death of previous owner

Small Pox: