Some Roycroft (Recraft) Wills from 1676, Bandon and Marriages from 1775.

It has been sasi that all the west Cork descend from two bandon brothers. Like most who arrived in the Bandon Valley post 1590 there are Catholic and Protestant branches in Cork and worldwide among descendants.









Of the Durus, Clonee Roycrofts extended family include Swantons of Ballydehob, Fergusons of Clashadoo, Durrus, Varians of Rooska, Orpens of Kerry of whom the artist William Orpen is of this line, O’Sullivans of Ballighadown, Caheragh/Drimoleague of whom Eugene O’Sullivan, a middle man and Church Warden Drimoleague C of I 1790s, Hutchinsons  local Landlords Clonee, Durrus, Vickeries of Rooska and Ballycommane, Durrus.

Marriages:  Likely for better off families these are Marriage Licence Bonds most probably married by reading out intention to marry three time by Banns.