1805-1818, Fragments of Dunderow Church Records, Rector 1815-1839, Rev. Morgan O’Donovan, Chieftain of The O’Donovan of Clancahill.

He assumed the title on the death of Lieutenant General Richard O’Donovan of Bawnlahan, Leap.  This did find universal approval wit the extended family as evidenced by the papers of Dr. John O’Donovan (Rev.Grave Papers), Royal Irish Academy.



Tgs is an atile by Robert day, Cork businessman and antiquarian.

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Robert Day, (1836-1914), 1889 City,  Myrtle Hill House, Cork, son of Robert, merchant, ed Hamblins and Dr Porters, Cork, m Rebecca eldest daughter of Robert Scott, J.P., Sydney Ville, Managing Director Robert Scott and Co, Hardware, Day and Co Saddlers, Corks leading antiquary, 11 children.  Probate to John Day, Merchant, 1914, £46,271. Member The Cork Cuvierian Society, writing in 1904 (11) enables the reader to visualize the scenario during the Society’s meetings in a pen picture which reads:

Its monthly meetings for a period of sixty years were held on the first Wednesday of the Autumn and Winter months in the Library of the Royal Cork Institution where the chairs on each side of the long central table were occupied by members many of whose names will be associated with the most highly cultured and learned life of Cork during the nineteenth century.

Freemason Lodge No.  1871. After his death his enormous collection of antiquities was auctioned and acquired among other by William Randolph Hearst and the British Museum. Son John married Susannah d Edwin Pim, J.P., son Richard Welstead m Kathleen d James Ledlie, J.P..

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Dunderrow Will Burgess Will Burgess George Stowers, Nicholas Reynolds RCB Library, 1781, Bishop Mann Visitation of Church of Ireland Dioceses of Cork. Ref D121.1
Dunderow 1807-1810 John Calanan, Thomas Whitley, applottment 1807 Francis Hayes, Rigsdale, Timothy Cantry, East Ballythomas, Pierce Applebe, Wiliam Lannon, Churcwardens? Thomas Haynes, Dan Calnan, Horsehill, Church wardens 1810 Thomas Barter, Ballinphellig, Samuel Sweenry, Chuch Wardens, Dan Callanan, John Scott, William Jennings, Other names: Nicholas Roberts. Gurtnaclough, James Heard, Daniel Murphy, Rigsdale, Daniel McCarthy, Skahana, William Desmond Sampson Sweeney, of Lefay, William Phipps, George Kelly, John Knowles, Benjamin Roberts of Liffroy, John Hayes of Mellifontstown, William Wiseman Senior, Wilton House, William Orr of Innishannon From papers of The O’Donovan lent to Robert Day article JCHAS 1903 originals destroyed 1922
1827 John Buckley, William Beazley Vestry returns for 1827, by order House of Commons, London February, 1828. http://www.dippam.ac.uk/eppi/documents/10167/page/224749
Visitation Dunderow 1851 Francis Johns Francis Johns teacher. 10 Children?. Incumbent and Church Education Society, 132 children John Walton, Ben Barter Representative Church Body Library, Dublin
Records of the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. D. 12
112 96 (-14%)
Visitation 1861 Adam Hegarty none Richard Gash, Thomas Barter Representative Church Body Library, Dublin
Records of the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. D. 12
Visitation 1870 Adam Hegarty None John Hornibrook Junior, William Bradfield 23 acres Representative Church Body Library, Dublin
Records of the Dioceses of Cork, Cloyne and Ross. D. 12