Lease, Richard Cox to John Patrickson of lands at Dunmanway and Kilbarry, Co. Cork, March 26, 1702

Conserved at the National Library of Ireland, this insightful 1702 indenture of lease records lands transferred, buildings and tenements thereon, as well as outlining additional mutual obligations between Sir Richard Cox (1650–1733), 1st Baronet PC and the Reverend John Patrickson (1644–1717) A.M., Chantor of the Cathedrals of Cloyne and Ross, and the Vicar of Fanlobbus. The following text is reproduced … Continue reading Lease, Richard Cox to John Patrickson of lands at Dunmanway and Kilbarry, Co. Cork, March 26, 1702

Owen Charles McCarthy attendee at Failure of the Potato Crop Meeting in Dunmanway, 1846

A reference to Owen C. (Charles) McCarthy of Dunmanway in attendee of the "Failure of the Potato Crop Meeting in Dunmanway" as reported in The Evening Packet, dated Saturday, August 29th, 1846. Owen Charles was born at Kilbarry West about 1780 and died in his residence at the Market Square in March 1859. In his mid-60s in 1846, … Continue reading Owen Charles McCarthy attendee at Failure of the Potato Crop Meeting in Dunmanway, 1846

A process for researching the Registry of Deeds memorial transcription books

As noted in an earlier post, I am currently searching the Registry of Deeds memorial transcription books for any recorded evidence of the McCarthy family linked to the townland of Kilbarry. Luckily for me, gone are the days of spending hours at the Registry of Deeds office, lugging the heavy ledgers down from the shelves to check … Continue reading A process for researching the Registry of Deeds memorial transcription books