Thursday, December 15, 2011

Bandon inhabitants in 1619

We have transcribed a list of inhabitants of Bandon from an indenture dated 2nd May 1619 between the Right Honourable Sir Richard Boyle Knight Lord Boyle Baron of Youghal and Henry Beecher,son of Phane Beecher, granting Castle Mahown and associated lands to him. The list contains townspeople occupying properties on the land assigned to Henry Beecher. To view the list, view

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Wednesday, December 14, 2011

Allman Distillery Workers in Bandon in 1883

We have now added a list of Distillery works at the Allman Distillery in 1883 to our website

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Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Bandon Historical Journal Number 28 for 2012

The latest Bandon Historical Journal number 28 for 2012 has just been published so we have compiled an index of contents and names which we have added to our website

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List of Bandon Landlords who attended a meeting on 7th December 1846

A list of Bandon landlords in 1846 has been added to the site.

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Queries about Bandon Family History

We have added a section with queries from users of the website relating to family history of families in the Bandon area. If you can help solve any of these, please contact If you would like to post a query about your family, please contact the same email address

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Some emigrant records

We have now added the following emigrant records to namely a list of Bandon emigrants to New South Wales, Australia during the period 1828 to 1896. In time we will try to tie these families to church records.

We have also added a short list of US passport applications by Bandon citizens from 1795 to 1826

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