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West Cork

Estimated Population of Ireland in the 19th century

Writers quote figures for annual estimates of population based on differing time periods including the calendar year, figures estimated in April and mid-year figures.  I am using the sets of figures issued in “Documenting Ireland: Parliament, People and Migration

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Examples from County Cork Prison Records

Looking at a sample of 1,200 prison records for County Cork for the period 1834 to 1839 inclusive we find offences included Breaking windows, Robbing an orchard, Stealing a watch, Trespassing on a bog, Being a vagrant, Breaking trees,  to name but a few.  More details are on the pdf file herewith.

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Crowley and Keohane surnames

Review of the Crowley and Keohane surnames in Ireland in Tithe Applotment Books, Griffith's Valuation of Ireland, Census 1901 and Census 1911.

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Train Pilgrimage to Knock

Article by kind permission of Oliver Doyle.

 

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Bandon Town 1901 and 1911

Data of Bandon town from the Census of 1901 and Census 1911 summarised under various headings.

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West Cork Towns 1911

A comparison of the four West Cork Towns of Bandon, Bantry, Clonakilty and Skibbereen under various headings taken from the returns of the 1911 Census of Ireland

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