West Cork History

1830, Subscribers to Robert O’Callaghan Newenham’s (25 years Superintendent Barracks Department of Ireland), Picturesque Views of the Antiquities of Ireland.

Robert O’Callaghan Newenham, Dundanion, Blackrock, Cork (1770-1849), Director and subscriber to Cork Blackrock and Passage Railway.  1850 a bust of him presented to Cork School of Design by Sir Robert Deane

He was active in the Cork Scientific and Literary Society.

Scroll to see subscribers many of those from Cork distinguish themselves for their Civic Spirit:

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Newenham Cork Magistrates:

Sir Edward Newenham, Knight, 1766, like the Newenhams of Carrigaline like the Bowens of Doneraile had a reputation for being improving, resident and spending their money locally. Family had extensive property in the South Liberties including Ballyphehane now a local authority estate.

Edward Eyre Newenham, Maryborough, Douglas, 1866 Douglas Petty Sessions, 1870 land Record, 500 acres.

Rev. Edward Henry Newenham (1817-1892), TCD MA,, Coolmore Carrigaline…

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