Early West Cork Wills, Charity, Finances.
1888, John Acton, merchant, Bantry. Money in books of Munster and Leinster Bank.
1872, Adderley (Arthur George) Bernard, Phale House near Dunmanway, Estate £1,700. Money in Munster Bank, £300 on his life with Standard Life insurance Company.
1890, Elizabeth Connell, (her mark), widow, Knockraha, Aughadown. Estate £336. Money Munster and Leinster Bank.
1887, John Copithorne, Gentleman, Cork to be buried in Aughadown. Estate £1,518. Two insurance policies for £500 with Star Life
1860, John Brien Corkery, Gentleman, Bantry. Estate £200. Policy of assurance on life of Skibbereen Post Master John Rowan assigned to him, insurance on own life with Royal Exchange Insurance Office.
1861, Joseph Helen, pawnbroker, Cork, Bantry connections. Interest in life assurance policy 1840 taken out by John Bird, Bantry in the lives of Robert Young, Samuel Young, John Young for £700 with the North British Insurance Company.
1880, Samuel Jagoe, famer, Drimoleague. Estate £200. Insurance policy £100 Star Assurance.
1870, John Francis O’Connor, Gentleman, Bantry. Estate £600. £500 held in trust for him by Colonel Aldworth (brother-in law of Lord Bandon), at Munster Bank Bantry.
1887, Father Patrick O’Flynn, Parish Priest Durrus Kilcrohane. Shares in Cork gas company.
1859, William O’Sullivan, Esq., Landlord, Carriganass Castle, Bantry. Insurance policy for £2,000, money vested in Government stocks and funds, all debts due to him by mortgage, judgements, bonds, promissory notes, bill of exchange.
1892, Ellen Levis, widow, Clonakilty. Estate £490. Money in Monarch Building Society, Dublin.
1901, Jeremiah Sullivan, farmer, Durrus estate £196. Money Provincial Bank, book debts.
1905, John Swanton, Bawnaknockane, Ballydehob, farmer. £100 Provincial Bank.
1878, Jane Townsend nee Digby, Shepperton, Skibbereen. Estate £12,000. Stocks Government Bonds and Securities.
1861, Paul Crowley, Clonakilty, pensioner. Estate £250. £100 masses, £100 to Sisters of Mercy Clonakilty.
1897, Father Michael Kearney, Parish Priest, Durrus. £500 toward new church, Durrus, poor of Durrus, Inchigeela, various religious charities, Cork.
1899, Paul Kingston (his mark), Clodagh, Drimoleague, farmer. £5 for masses to be said.
1897, Denis McCarthy, The Quay, Bantry, merchant. Bequest to Sisters of Mercy for poor of Bantry, St.Vincent de Paul.
1887, Father Patrick O’Flynn, Parish Priest Durrus Kilcrohane. £200 for repair and enlargement of church at Kilcrohane.
1821, Richard Sealy, Ballymodan, Bandon Wine Merchant, Lisbon. Son Timothy, Bahia, Brazil, son in law Timothy Dyson, merchant, Liverpool, Bequest to poor Catholic and Protestant of Bandon.
1868, Abraham Bennett (his mark), farmer, Kilgariff. Executor to gather, bills, bonds, notes, judgements due and discharge debt to Daniel Sullivan, esq., Butter Buyer.
1724, David Meade, Tisaxon, Liberties of Kinsale. Debt due to James O’Hea, mortgage held by Arthur Bernard, Esq.
1881, John Nicholson, Castletownbere. Estate £83. Sums Munster and Leinster, Bank
1893, Isaac Notter, Gent., Crookhaven, estate £530. £262 mortgage to Mrs. James Hackett, Cork monies in National Bank, Clonakilty.
1883, Patrick Ronayne, Hawthorne Cottage, Drimoleague. Estate £3,570. Monies due to Denis McCarthy, Bantry.
1760, Thomas Spiller, Clonakilty debts due from Sir Richard Mansell.
1892, Rev. Horace Thomas Townsend, Corrovalla, Kilcoe. Estate £238. Holds judgement mortgage over estates of George Robinson, Coronea for £200.
1877, Thomas Christopher Cole, Woodview, Innishannon. Estate £2,000, silver urn inscribed by Friendly Brothers of Cheltenham.
1860, John Brien Corkery, Gentleman, Bantry. Estate £200. Oldest son in Australia.
1882, Richard Evanson, born Durrus, Landing Waiter (Customs), Hull, Yorkshire. The Land Commission Records in Portlaoise have a full certified copy.
1881, John Nicholson, Castletownbere. Estate £83. Late son Dr. George, Ballarat, Australia.
1870, John Francis O’Connor, Gentleman, Bantry. Estate £600. Brother Cornulius O’Connor now residing in England.
1911 Henrietta Sealy, Gortnahorna, Kilbrittain, died Yorkshire.
1821, Richard Sealy, Ballymodan, Bandon Wine Merchant, Lisbon. Son Timothy, Bahia, Brazil, son in law Timothy Dyson, merchant, Liverpool, Bequest to poor Catholic and Protestant Bandon.
1681?, Randal Warner, money from Barbados, Overseer, Nathaniel Cleere, Priest Bandon.
1858, Catherine O’Donovan, school owner, Clonakilty. Estate £800. Plate, furniture, silver, interest in Deasy’s Brewery founded by grandfather.
1877, Francis Bernard (3rd Earl of Bandon), Bandon. Estate £18,000. Books, pictures at Castle Benard, furniture, plate, horses and carriages.
1877, Thomas Christopher Cole, Woodview, Innishannon. Estate £2,000. Books, pictures, glass, linen, china, fishing rights, inscribed silver plate presented to Christopher Cole when Sheriff of Cork 1803, silver urn inscribed by Friendly Brothers of Cheltenham.
1860, John Brien Corkery, Gentleman, Bantry. Estate £200. Fishing equipment, 2 salmon seins, boats for sea fishing, other boats and large seine boat.
1893, Samuel Jagoe (his mark), farmer, Glendoneen, Kinsale possibly from Inchafane, Drimoleague. Munster Bank shares, Union Bank shares, Monarch Building Society, £100 lent to Samuel Welply, £200 insurance policy Krofts.
1897, Denis McCarthy, The Quay, Bantry, merchant. Major portfolio including West Cork, Cork and Bandon Railway shares, Eccles Hotel Company, Imperial Hotel Cork Company, Shares and cash in Munster and Leinster Bank, miscellaneous mortgages and promissory notes due to him, property including house occupied by Gilhooly, M.P. for West Cork, .
1879, Henry Newman, Bessboro (Gurtnamucklagh), Caheragh. Plate, jewelry, library, linen, shares in West Cork Railway.
1870, John Francis O’Connor, Gentleman, Bantry. Estate £600. Fishing boat and netting.
1768, Captain (RN) Henry Townsend, Dunbeacon, Parish of Schull and Whitecliff, Island of Purbeck, Dorset. Household goods watches.
1878, Jane Townsend nee Digby, Shepperton, Skibbereen. Estate £12,000. Gold and silver plate and salvers, plate, India china, gold watch.
1860, Francis James White, Gentleman, Bantry. Estate £600. Gun to Patrick Desmond, solicitor, gig, harness, goods to mother.