Clonakilty Regatta 1885
William Burton Leslie, 1873, Kincraigie (Woodview), Courtmacsherry, Resident, £40, extensive gardens open to the public, listed 1886-6. William Leslie, Committee member Bandon Navigation Scheme 1842. Juror Cork Spring Assizes 1863 address Lislee. Donor to the church bell fund, 1869, St. Nicholas, Cork. 1882 donor to the new Catholic Church,
Barryroe. Clonakilty Board of Guardians 1885, attended by following Magistrates: W. B. Leslie, J. J. Hungerford, H. B.Travers, M. A. T. Becher, C. McCarthy, W. Hungerford, Colonel Longfield. 1885 Clonakilty Regatta Committee. 1885 in an account of Courtmacsherry Regatta praised for his welfare of the people of the area. Attending with carriage 1898, enormous funeral of Dan O’Leary, JP, aged 71, Clonakilty, probably draper. Attended 31 Grand Jury Presentments. Woodview was being leased by the Ladies Boyle to William B. Leslie at the time of Griffith’s Valuation, when it was valued at £19 15s. Lewis refers to the seat of J. Leslie in Courtmacsherry in 1837. The property later became Kincraigie where William lived with his wife, Jane Florence McCartie, the widow of Horace Townsend. Jane’s son, also Horace, owned the house until the early twentieth century. Later the home of the Travers family. On his death Timoleague Petty Session adjourned as a matter of respect chaired by Robert Travers and attended by R. Longfield, E. B. Croker, T. Beamish. Probate 1900 £20,584 to Robert Henry Leslie, Secretary Cork, Bandon and South Coast Railway and his step son Captain Horace Townsend. Bequests to Catholic and Protestant clergy.
Denham Franklin, (1836-1910), Wellington Place, Cork. Native Clonakilty. Married 1871 Ellen Harvey her father John Fennell Harvey Secretary Cork Savings bank his father solicitor, Clonakilty. Railway Company Secretary. 1883 Treasurer to testimonial to departing RIC County Inspector, J. C. Mills, from Clonakilty. Contributor to Cork Historical and Archaeological society, probate 1910 to widow Ellen, £5.
Timothy Joseph (TJ) Canty, (1844-1929), 1887, The Square Clonakilty, son of Timothy, ed Endowed School, Clonakilty, Managing Director Deasy’s Brewery, Director railway Companies, member Cork Co. Council. 1885 Clonakilty Regatta Committee. M Ellen d Dr. P. O’Hea, Clonakilty, Officer Clonakilty Agricultural Show 1901. Secretary to Committee for Testimonial for RIC, County Inspector Mills, Departing Clonakilty. 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. Cork Co. Council 1901, listed 1921, listed 1922, listed 1916. 1911 executive committee Carbery Show. Attending 1898, enormous funeral of Dan O’Leary, JP, aged 71, Clonakilty, probably draper 1911 Member Cork Historical and Archaeological Society. Week ending Feb. 19, 1887. Car owner 1913. Mr. T.J. CANTY, Square, Clonakilty, has been appointed to the commission of the Peace. His brother in law Pat O’Hea, Cork Solicitor secretary to Parnell Nationalist MMP for West Donegal 1885-1890. Family home originally Ballygurteen later location of O’Sullivan’s pub. 1906 on sub committee of Clonakilty to promote Irish goods. 1910 member Clonakilty Committee Feis and Aeridheach. 1911 everyone in the household has Irish. March 1916 recruitment drive Courtmacsherry.
Robert Augustus Travers, (1830-1904), Timoleague. Gentleman farmer. Magistrate for over 50 years. 1901 four servants. Took a leading part in Cork Grand Juries. Ex-Officio Guardian Clonakilty workhouse. Founded Timoleague Dairy. Attending 1898, enormous funeral of Dan O’Leary, JP, aged 71, Clonakilty, probably draper. On the death of William Burton Leslie Timoleague Petty Session adjourned as a matter of respect chaired by Robert Travers and attended by R. Longfield, E. B. Croker, T. Beamish. 1901 Officer Clonakilty Agricultural Show. Ran unsuccessfully for new County Council his speech was very liberal. Enormous funeral glowing tributes, referred to his belief in the Nationalisatio of the land of Ireland, the promotion of the resources of Ireland. Probate.£8,331.
Death of Colonel Patrick J.Downing, Skibbereen, Famous Fenian Pallbearers included Jeremiah O’Donovan Rossa and Bart Daly of Highfield Skibbereen.