West Cork History

1758, Lease Renewal of Ballylickey,  Bantry  to Thomas Hutchins. Carries in a Great Trade in Cod, Herring, Ling, Oysters, Father A Major Smuggler and Hutchins Magistrates.


Hutchins Magistrates:

Arthur Hutchins, Ballylickey or Ardnagashel. Visited by reformer  Sir Francis Burdett  1817.  Present at enquiry Skibbereen 1823 into enquiry into fatal affray at Castlehaven caused by Rev. Morritt’s tithe extraction.  Notified as Magistrate of Catholic meeting in Bantry re loyalty to King 1825. Signed public declaration to Alexander O’Driscoll on his removal as Magistrate 1835 with Lord Bantry, Simon White, John Puxley, Thomas Baldwin, Samuel Townsend Junior and Senior, Hugh Lawton, Thomas Somerville, Richard Townsend Senior, Rev. Alleyn Evanson, Timothy O’Donovan, Richard Townsend, Lyttleton Lyster.

Arthur Hutchins, 1855, Ballylickey, Bantry, Resident, £60. Attending 1840 Great Meeting Bantry re Poor Law. Assisting 1848 Henry J. Fawcett, Practical Instructor on Husbandry of Visit to Bantry. Attending Railway meeting Drimoleague 1856…

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