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Guys Directory of 1886 Ballinadee

Post Office and Parish, 7 m from Bandon, 4m from Innishannon.  The parish has a population of 1,116.  The land is generally good, and the scenery picturesque and interesting, particularly in the vicinity of the ruined castle of Kilgobbin, a fortress of the MacCarthy-Reaghs, and the glens near the village of Ballinadee.  The river Bandon runs by the parish.  The salmon fishing here gives employment to about twenty boats, during the season.  Brick manufacture extensively carried out.  Slate quarries, but not at present worked.  Road from Ballinadee to Ballinspittal 3.5m.

Postale address – Ballinadee, Bandon.  Innishannon 4m, nearest money order and telegraph office.

Postmaster – Patrick Corcoran

Conveyances – Innishannon 4m (Cork and Bandon ry) nearest station.

Poor Law Union – Union of Bandon: Dispensary and registration District of Kilbrittain

Petty sessions and Constabulary districts of Ballinspittal


Gentry, Clergy

Donovan Rev Charles AB, rector

Emerson Captain, Knocknacurra

Lucas George, JP, Ballinadee House



National, Ballinadee, Male and Female

Head Master – Daniel Deasy

Parochial, Ballinadee


Brick Manufacturers

Crowley John and Michale



Barrett Edward, Vintner

Corcoran Patrick, Grocer and vintner

Griffin Bartholomew, vintner

McCarthy Timothy, grocer


Principal Farmers

Parish Ballinadee

Anderson James, Ratharoon west

Anderson Matthew, Ratharoon west

Anderson R, Ratharoon

Apelbe Edward Alex, Kildarra

Bernard Timothy, Kilgobbin

Bradfield, Tullyland

Brennan Mrs, Rathdrought

Buckely William, Ballyvolane

Canniffe  John, Orchard Hill

Corcoran John, Rathdrought

Corcoran Timothy, Rathdrought

Crowley Daniel, Ballyvolane

Crowley Edward, Rathdrought

Donoghue Heremiah, Rathdrought

Falvey Daniel, Ballinadee

Finn Michael, Rathdrought

Flynn John, Kilgobbin

Flynn Michael, Knocknacurra

Fuller Dora, Rockhouse

Fuller Mrs, Kildarra

Good James, Cloghane

Good James, Kildarra

Good John, Kilmacsimon

Griffin John, Rathdrought

Haynes Richard, Horsehill

Joyce Thomas, Ballyvolane

Leary Jeremiah, Ratharoon East

Lordan Jeremiah, Cloghane

Lordan Mrs, Kildarra

Lynch Cornelius, Kilgobbin

Lynch John, sen, Kilgobbin

Lynch Patrick, Kilgobbin

McCarthy Denis, Kilgobbin

McCarthy James, Rathdrought

McCarthy Timothy, Rathdrought

Northridge Nathaniel, Kilgobbin

Northridge Mrs, Ratharoon

O’Donovan Michael, Horsehill

O’Neill Eugene, Ratharoon West

O’reilly Michael, Ballinadee

Palker James, Kilgobbin Castle

Reilly John, Kilgobbin

Stanley John, Knocknagappul

Sweeny Mrs, Tullyland

Tanner Richard, Ratharoon

Teape Thomas, jun, Cloghane

Teape Thomas, Rathdrought

Theobald John S. Cloghane

Thomas Nicholas, Kilmacsimon

Walsh David, Knocknagappul

Walsh James, sen, Ratharoon east

White John, Rathdrought

Wren William, Ratharoon west