An example of the wills scheduling assets pre famine. All these were destroyed in 1922 but for Landed families there are probably certified copies among the 8.5 million former Land Commission documents stored in a warehouse in Portlaoise.
1877 Will of Emily Evanson widow of Charles, Father in Law, Charles Evanson, Born Durrus, Lord Mayor of Cork, Recites Trust of 1843, £1,846 secured on the Estate of The Earl of Bandon, £900 Bond of Francis Bennett, Clonakilty, £200 secured on the Property of William Sullivan, Knocduff, Dunmanway, £2,680, New Government Stock 3%, £700 Government Stock 3% in her Own Name, Various Cork Properties.
Re Lord Bandon thee ws acloe relationship between the Bernards and Evansons. When the Evanson got into financial trouble around 1710 the Durrus estate was sold to Francis Bernard of Bandon who rented it back. That lease expired around 1850.
Re Sullivan Dunmanway, probably one of the Sullivans small Protestant Landlords likely related to Wrights lawyers of Clonakilty. They had interests in land at Cashelane outside Dunbeacon