Another example of Google work in bringing to life forgotten works of importance.
Botanic Guide to Co. Cork by Dr. Thomas Power with assistance of Dr. Scott, Cobh, Surgeon H. T. Alexander, Cork, Dr. W. Wade, Cork, W. C. Nash, Miss Hutchins, Ballylickey. Announcement by R. W. Townsend (Derry?), Rosscarbery) of First Announcement of Spotted Rockrose as being Native of Ireland at Three Castle Head.
Some of the habitats cited are long gone the bogs of Ballyphehane, Cork owned by the Carrigaline Newenhams now a large local authority estate, bogs at Somerstown now private estates, Glasheen. At the same time there are plenty of at the time modern habitats, military barracks, the Cork Workhouse, Gas Works, Warehouses, Docks.
1832, 1843, 1844, 1855, 1861 Thomas Power M.D. Edinburgh Doctor, Professor of Botany Cork School of Medicine. Physician Lunatic asylum. Member Curverian Society. 1832. Subscriber to A scriptural commentary on the Book of Genesis and the Gospel by Charles Lambert Coghlan. 1843 Cork Medical School. Subscriber 1861 Rev. Gibson’s History of Cork. “Printed first report of the City of Cork Eye Dispensary, opened September 1843, Queen Street, with description of activities. Surgeons JF McEvers, HA Caesar, Thomas Power MD, who give their services gratuitously. ” Ref. U140/J/07/06 Date: 1 Dec 1853 – 7 Nov 1855 Level : series Title: Eglinton Lunatic Asylum Extent: 6 items Scope and Content: Series of MS. and printed notices from Thomas Power MD, Resident Physician, Eglinton Asylum, regarding meetings of the Board of Governors, and committees on various matters. Tenant, the late MR. PIERCE POWER, of Clonmult, a highly respectable Gentleman, on a Lease of lives renewable for ever, granted in the year 1806, and are now held by his Representative, DR. THOMAS POWER, who has underlet them to five most respectable and Solvent Tenants, and derives a Profit Rent of about £200 a-year thereout. – For further particulars, as to title, &c., &c., apply to MR. BOURKE, Solicitor, Fermoy;
Harriet Townsend cited as a collector may be Harriet Townsend was the daughter of Richard Townsend and Elizabeth Becher. She married Reverend David Freeman. She died, without issue. Her married name became Freeman.
R. T. Townsend, Derry?, Rosscabery.
Pre Famine Statistical Survey of Parish of Kilmurray, Co. Cork, Prepared and Present to British Association Meeting Cork 1843 by Father John Kelleher, Pre Famine Statistical Survey of Parish of Kilmurray, Co. Cork, Prepared and Present to British Association Meeting Cork 1843 by Father John Kelleher, Curate Formerly of Durrus
1853, From John J Watters, ‘Birds of Ireland’ rare Birds Co. Cork, “White’s Thrush 1842, Bandon, ‘The White Stork 1846, ‘The Hobby’ 1822 Carrigrohane.
Gardening in Early Christian Ireland from 6th century in Monasteries and generally, plants, medicinal herbs, orchards, vines, industrial crops flax, teasel and hemp.