Friday, October 31, 2008

Bandon Extracts from New Zealand Newspapers

We have now extracted Bandon related events from Newspaper articles in New Zealand from 1841 to 1920. The full entries can be found on Papers Past, New Zealand.

These entries are posted under newspapers on


Thursday, October 9, 2008

Bandon Photos from the 1920s

We have added some photos to the site which are of Decourceys, O'Briens and Downings. If you recognize any of these people, please contact the webmaster as the doner would like more information about these families. They lived on Oliver Plunkett Street, Bandon in the 1920s.


Trinity College Dublin records for Bandon People

We have now posted a list of students with Bandon connections mentioned in the Trinity College Dublin records from 1593 to 1846


Some Bandon Methodist Records from 1824-1844

Records of the Bandon Methodist Circuit for the years 1824 to 1844 are held at PRONI in Belfast. Pages 29-48. Mic 429/1

We have not yet established where the records are for other years.


Bandon Presbyterian Records

We have now discovered that the following Presbyterian records for Bandon are held in Cork
Baptism 1842-1957
Marriage 1845-1948

The link to the site with information about how to get access to the records is


Bandon Quaker Records

We located some quaker records from the early 1600s and 1700s in the Cork Archives. The family names include Knight, Massey, Jennings, Collier, Davis, Gittos, White, Morris, Perceval, Rogins, Abbot and Chamberlaine. The microfilms are quite difficult to read,