1914 Enthusiastic Election Meetings Schull Division at Kilcrohane and Ahakista for Denis McCarthy, O’Brienite (All for Ireland) Party. Allegations of Nepotism. Steam Rolling of Roads, Pier for Sea Sand , Priest Thrown off Old Age Pension Committees Mentioned.
Since the 1890s the general district was split Inuit two rival Nationalist factions. Frequent reports of election related disturbances,
The allegation of nepotism was directed at the Roycroft family of Mount Gabriel, The County Surveyor was a brother of Ned Roycroft was later based in Bantry., Quite a number of the extended Roycroft family held position associated with the Workhouse in Schull.
The Barrister referred to land other Bantry O’Leary lawyers
1904, 1910 Daniel O’Leary Barrister Metionedi in Obituary as attending funeral 1903 address mass meeting at the Abbey re Manchester Martyrs. 1904 funeral of Daniel O’Donovan, Solicitor and Land Owner, Skibbereen.
1878-1954 Daniel O’Leary Solicitor, MP 1916, Solicitor Arklow, Co.Wicklow Elected on death of James GIlhooley for O’Brien faction in Irish Parliamentary party. “1941 funeral of brother D. O’Leary, Solicitor, ex M.P., Arklow brother
1937, 1937 Joseph S. O’Leary Solicitor, 1939 Commissioner Best man at wedding of his brother J. O’Leary, Dunmanway, soilicitor, in Dublin 1937 to Miss Mary Kathleen Lavin.
1908 Solicitors. O’Leary Patrick, The Square Wolfe Jasper, The Square. Attending funeral James Flynn, (1817-1896), Caherdaniel, died 1896. Funeral of 1900, James Wiseman, Beach, Bantry. 1904 relief fund Charles Martin McCarthy wife and children he a boatman Bantry died trying to save a sailor. 1909 attending the funeral of Dr. William Jennings, J.P. 1917 attending funeral of three crew lost when Minnehaha torpedoed by the Germans. ” “Magistrate William Henry O’Sullivan, 1897, The Square/Main St., Bantry, daughter Annie m 1906 Patrick O’Leary, Solicitor, Bantry son of Florence Glendart, listed 1921. 1898 funeral of Mrs. Margaret O’Connor mother of Benjamin, JP. 1904 funeral of Daniel O’Donovan, Solicitor and Land Owner, Skibbereen. 1909 attending funeral of Mrs. Martha Rogers, Durrus. 1913 attending the funeral, Skibberen, Dr. Patrick (PJ) Burke, Skibbereen. ” “1941 funeral D. O’Leary, Solicitor, ex M.P., Arklow brother J. O’Leary, brother Miss M. O’Leary, Dunmanway, sister Mrs. Creedon, Parkgariff, Monkstown, sister Mr. J. O’Leary, Dunmanway W. H. O’Sullivan, Bantry brother-in-law Charles Donovan, Bantry, brother-in-law D. Creedon, Solicitor, Dunmanway, nephew T. O’Brien, Killeagh, nephew Mary O’Leary, Bantry, niece Patricia Creedon, Monkstown, niece ” His uncle Patrick O’Leary, Glendart, was involved in the Fenian raid on Canada mentioned by Rocky Mountain. Died 1936, Mountmellick William Clerke Apprentice to Patrick O’Leary, qualified 1919 Pracised in Mountmellck died there 1936. Attending 1923, Mrs. Nora O’Leary nee McCarthy Courtmacsherry, Woodlands, Dunmanway. Wife of Jeremiah O’Leary Solicitor.
Edward (Ned) Roycroft (1850-1937), 1894, Mount Gabriel, Schull, farmer, listed 1913. 1892 Poor Law Guardian. Attending the funeral, Bantry Jane Dillon nee Roycroft (1843-1892). 1899 Chairman Schull Board of Guardian and District Council. Farmer 1901 has one servant. One of the first to be elected to Cork County Council. Signed Requisition 1905. Cork Junction Railway Bill. Requisition to the Right Honourable The Earl of Bandon K.P., to Call a meeting for the purpose of Approving the Cork Junctions Railway Bill. 1911 executive committee Carbery Show. 1913 attending funeral of Mrs. Mary O’Sullivan nee O’Driscoll, Kilthomane, Crottees, Durrus. 1914 County Council election assentors Dr. John Shipsey and Rev. G.B. Fairbrother. Vice President Carbery Show 1915. Married Kate McCarthy associated with the Irish Parliamentary Party, Roycrofts may descend from 2 brother who who came to Bandon 1600. His son William who succeeded him on the Co. Council. Quite a number of the extended Roycroft family were employed at the workhouse or Union. Chairman Schull Board of Guardians, Skibbereen to Schull Railway, Committee member Cork Mental Hospital. Supported Treaty, nominated and supported Jasper Wolfe as a TD. Partner with his son in a drapery shop in Schull. Huge funeral.