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Pigot & Co. Directory
Ulster - 1824


COOTEHILL

Pg. 375-376

Transcribed by Jan Richardson.
Following is the full entry, with original spellings and grammar, for the town of
Cootehill, County Cavan, Ulster.

In the county of Cavan, is a neat town, 52 miles north west of Dublin, 12 south of Monaghan, 12 north east of Cavan, 10 south east of Clones, and 7 south west of Ballibay. It stands on a river of the same name, and contiguous to it is Belmount Forest, the beautiful demesne of Charles Coote, esq. which, being well wooded, contributes much to the appearance of the town. The staple trade is the manufacture of linen sheeting, which is deservedly held in great estimation throughout Ireland. Here are seven places of public worship, namely, a new well built church at the lower extremity of the town, of which the Rev. James Hamilton is rector; two Presbyterian chapels, a Roman Catholic, a Methodist, and a Moravian chapel, and a Quakers' meeting house. General sessions are held twice a year. The regular weekly market on Friday is plentifully supplied with provisions of all kinds from the adjacent country, which is well cultivated. Fairs are held on the 12th of March, the 9th of June, the 12th of September, and the 6th of December. The population is upwards of 1000.

POST OFFICE, Market-street. - Post Mistress, Miss Mary Wallace. The Dublin Mail is despatched [sic] at five in the evening in the Summer and at four in the Winter, and arrives at eight in the morning. The Virginia and Stradone mails arrive and depart with the Dublin mail. Letters for England go by the Dublin mail, and those for Scotland by Donaghadee.

GENTRY AND CLERGY
Adams Rev. Benjamin, Retreat
Adams Richard, esq. Drumelton
Adams Rev. Samuel, Fairmount
Boyle Maxwell James, esq. Tullyvin
Clements Colonel Henry John, Ashfield-lodge
Coote Charles, esq. Belmount-forest
Coote Major Thos. Clementstown
Corry Thos. C. S. esq. Rockcurry-castle
Cosby Charles, esq. Market-st
Cremorne Right Houbl. Lord, Dawson's-grove
Dawson Ralph, esq. Dramore-lodge
Hamilton Rev. James, Rector
Handsley Rev. William, Rector of Kilcrow
Irwin Rev. Grimes, Rector of Kill
Stebley Rev. Robert, Market-st
Young Henry, esq. Rockview

MERCHANTS, TRADESMEN & c.

PROFESSIONAL GENTLEMEN
Hall Wm. surgeon, apothecary, and accoucheur, Market-st
Horan Thos. surgeon & accoucheur, Market-street
Mayne Wm. esq. barrister, Fraymount
Montgomery Richard, attorney, Market-street
O'Reilly Robt. surgeon, Market-st
Walsh Edward, surgeon to the Dispensary, Market-street

APOTHECARIES
Kennedy John, Market-st
Lepper James G. Market-street

LINEN OFFICERS
Boyd John, seal master, Clementstown
Mackintosh Edward, Inspector, Market-street

INNKEEPER
Harrison John, Market-street

PUBLICANS
Charles George, Market-st
Clarke William, Bridge-st
Cloyne Richard, Bridge-st
Dempsey Charles, Church-st
Dempsey Hugh, Bridge-st
Downey Hugh, Bridge-st
Harrison Arthur, Market-st
Horan John, Market-st
Jebb James, Market-st
Jebb Thomas, Market-st
Lynch Philip, Market-st
McCabes George, Market-st
McCann John, Market-st
McDade William, Market-st
McEntee Patrick, (and grocer) Market-street
McFaddin Alexander, Market-st
Reilly John, Market-st
Rooney Patrick, Bridge-st
Rooney Thomas, Market-st
Rountree Charles, Market-st
Smith Charles, Bridge-st
Vallely James, Church-st

SHOPKEEPERS, TRADERS &c.
Beatty Catherine, haberdasher, Market-street
Boyd John, grocer, Clementstown
Brady Thos, leather seller, Market-street
Brown Edward, grocer and ironmonger, Market-street
Cahill James, grocer and baker, Church-street
Cooney Edward, tanner, Market-st
Cooney George, woollen draper and hardware dealer, Market-st
Cooney Wm. leather seller, Market-street
Coulter James, grocer and spirit dealer, Market-street
Creeth James and Co. linen, muslin and calico warehouse, Market-st
Dawson Catherine, haberdasher, Market-st
Dolan Bernard, baker, Church-st
Dunbar George, watch and clock maker, Market-street
Fay Thos. woollen draper and tallow chandler, Market-street
Fitzpatrick Joseph, saddler and harness maker, Market-street
Foy John, grocer, Church-street
Gibson James, woollen draper, Market-street
Harrison John, baker, Market-st
Heggan Edw. cart maker, Bridge-st
Heggan Pat. cart maker, Market-st
Higgiubotham [sic] Granby, cranemaster, Market-street
Higginbothan [sic] John, grocer & spirit dealer, Market-street
Horan Patrick, grocer, Market-st
Jamison Samuel, tallow chandler, Cavan-street
Jamison Wm. grocer and leather seller, Market-street
Johnson Robert, grocer and baker, Market-street
Kennedy Misses, haberdashers, Market-street
Little John, carpenter and glazier, Bridge-street
McCormick E. & M. haberdashers, Market-street
McDade Arthur, boot & shoe maker, Market-street
McFaddin Andey [sic], grocer and tallow chandler, Church-street
McFaddin Samuel, grocer and publican, Cavan-street
McFaddin Wm. calico and muslin warehouse, Market-street
McNally John, baker, Market-st
Mansfield Lanty [sic], agent, Market-st
Mayne Thos. watch & clock maker, Market-street
Moore John, woollen draper, Market-street
Parks Sarah, letter press printer, Market-street
Roe Ann, haberdasher, Market-st
Rogers Thomas, leather seller, Market-street
Rogers Thos. tanner, Church-st
Sanders Joseph, grocer & publican, Church-street
Sanderson Jas. grocer, Church-st
Soden Edward, woollen draper, Market-street
Thompson Jas. merchant, Market-st
Tully Patrick, baker, Market-st
Tully Philip, baker, Bridge-st
Wilson Samuel, saddler and harness maker, Market-st
Winslow Abigail, haberdasher, Market-street
Young, Epaphroditus [sic], woollen draper, Market-street

COACH
The Clones Day Coach passes through Cootehill from Clones to Dublin, at six in the morning, and returns from Dublin to Clones, at five in the evening.

Here are no regular Carriers, but Cars may be hired for the conveyance of goods to any part of the kingdom.


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