1760.  Peter Cortez, Licensed to Preach in French for French Congregation at Innishannon Church of Ireland.

This is likely in connection with Adderly’s silk enterprise.  Reputedly it attracted Huguenot artisans and may explain the later migration west of such families when the enterprise failed.

 

https://durrushistory.com/2016/01/07/thomas-adderly-innishannon-co-cork-industrialist-mp-armagh-collapse-of-silk-industry-may-have-propelled-huguenot-workers-westwards/

 

From Maziere Brady:

 

http://www.corkpastandpresent.ie/history/bradysclericalandparochialrecords/volume1/vol1_98_157.pdf

 

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