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Apothecaries
County Cork

Updated 21 Feb 2003

Transcribed from public records by Kae Lewis and posted here with her kind permission.

Title Apothecarie's Hall, Dublin : 1791-1829
Stmnt.Resp. ordered by The House of Commons to be printed, 1829.
Notes Microfilm copy of typescript at the Genealogical Department, Dublin, Ireland.
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Includes names of those receiving licenses to practice the business of an apothecary in Ireland, or certificates to qualify as an apothe- carey's apprentice or journeyman from 1791-1829.
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I_n_ Manuscripts in the Genealogical Office of Ireland.
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Ms. no. 648.
Subjects Ireland - Occupations
Format Manuscript (On Film)
Language English
Publication Salt Lake City : Filmed by the Genealogical Society of Utah, 1949
Physical on 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
Apothecarie's Hall, Dublin FHL BRITISH Film 100228 Item 7

Apothecaries Hall, Dublin

A return of the name of each person in each year since 24 June 1791 who has been examined by the Governor and Directors of the Apothecaries Hall in Dublin and who has received a certificate of his Qualifications to open a shop and practice as an Apothecary. (Also shown, the date the certificate was awarded.


City of Cork
William Ponsonby 	1794
Robert Searle 		1794
Thomas Squirrell 	1795
Francis Butler 		1796
Thomas Langley 		1798
Charles Carroll 	1799
Thomas J. Hickson 	1800
Robert Carey 		1800
Richard Stack 		1802
Joseph Halloran 	1802
John Callanan 		1803
William Murphy 		1806
James Crowley 		1807
John Hornan 		1810
Thomas Tuckey		1811
Thomas L. Eames		1813
Richard Bacon		1815
John L. Ryan		1816
William Jones		1817
John Gordon		1817
Samuel Hobart		1817
Richard Orpin		1819
Thomas Cudmore		1820
John Edgar		1820
Robert Austin		1821
John McCarthy		1821
Richard White		1822
George Power		1822
William Lyons		1822
Robert Gosnell		1823
Charles J. Haines	1823
Thomas Wall		1823
Thomas W. Seyers	1824
Timothy Kirby		1825
William Flynn		1825
Thomas Parry		1825
Robert Hobart		1825
Francis Drew		1826
James Nagle		1826
Denis McCarthy		1827
William Gosnell		1827
Edward Casey		1827
John James Hayes	1828
James J. Barry		1828
Robert Dowden		1828

Bandon, Co. Cork
William Jagoe		1818
Edward Homan		1820
Robert S. Wheeler	1824
Henry Belcher		1827

Bantry, Co. Cork	
Samuel Young		1801

Cove, Co. Cork
James Verling		1822
John G. Dase		1825
Henry Harvey		1827

Buttevant, Co Cork
John Manning		1827

Carriglass, Co. Cork
Denis Rahilly		1823

Castlemartyr, Co. Cork
William James Eames	1823
William Eames		1826

Castletownroach, Co. Cork
James Shewcroft		1796

Charleville, Co. Cork
George White		1795
William Murphy		1799
William Crone		1808
J.G. White		1825
William O'Connel	1829

Clonakilty, Co. Cork
Thomas B. Justice	1823
Henry Hayes		1826
Michael Deasy		1827
Thomas Spiller		1829

Doneraile, Co. Cork
James B. Wall

Kanturk, Co. Cork
William McDermott	1821
Geoffrey Samuels	1827

Kilworth, Co. Cork
James Hutchinson	1819

Mallow, Co. Cork	
Thomas Roche		1793
Charles Curtain		1796
Humphrey Haines		1798
Edmund Fitzgibbon	1799
John Bourke		1813
William Roche		1816
Richard Nagle		1817
Pierce Mansfield	1823
Thomas Tarrant		1824
Thomas H. Justice	1824

Middleton, Co. Cork
Philip Walsh		1793
Lawrence Walsh		1817
Robert Swayne		1824

Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
Philip Lynch		1794
James Mahoney		1797
Cornelius Clancy	1825

Rockville, Co. Cork
Pascal P. Drew		1808

Skibbereen, Co. Cork
Alexander McCarthy	1808

Youghall, Co. Cork
William Whelan		1794
Benjamin Green		1795
John Demond		1809
Samuel Roderick		1819
Graham Torbuck		1821
Richard Ronayne		1823
Anthony K. Sidley	1826
Thomas Sims		1826
Thomas Abernethy	1826
John G. White		1827
John Irwin		1828

Fermoy, Co. Cork
George Barrett		1807
James McNamara		1810
David Barry		1822
Richard Quain		1826
William Gardiner	1826

 
A return of the name of each person in each year since 24 June 1791 who has been examined by the Governor and Directors of the Apothecaries Hall in Dublin and who has received a certificate to become an assistant or journeyman to the business of an apothecary:

City of Cork
John Neville		1795
James Harris		1800
Thomas Cook		1807
Thomas Lawton Eames	1810
John Edgar		1813
Robert Austin		1819
Richard White		1822
John Verling		1826

Buttevant, Co Cork
John Manning		1825

Castletownroach, Co. Cork
John Shewcraft		1795

Charleville, Co. Cork
William Murphy		1798
Francis F. Donigan	1805
Micheal O'Connor	1815
William O'Connell	1821
Edward Flannery		1821

Cove, Co. Cork
John D. Dease		1824

Doneraile, Co. Cork
Richard Rice		1816

Fermoy, Co. Cork
George Beamish		1805
James Huchison		1815

Kanturk, Co. Cork
Richard M'Dermott	1817
Jeffery Samuels		1826

Mallow, Co. Cork	
Thomas Roche		1792
Charles Curtain		1795
Henry Haines		1797
Edward Fitzgibbon	1798
John Burke		1812
William Roche		1815
Richard Bolster		1816
Richard Nagle		1817
Francis Grant		1827	

Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
James Mahoney		1796

Youghall, Co. Cork
William Whelan		1793
Benjamin Green		1794
Daniel O'Donnell	1816
Samuel Roderick		1819
 
A return of the name of each person in each year since 24 June 1791 who has been examined by the Governor and Directors of the Apothecaries Hall in Dublin and who has received a certificate to become an apprentice to learn the business of an apothecary:

City of Cork:
James Harris		1794
Edward Parker		1794
Robert Wolfe		1795
Thomas Bennet		1796
William Dent		1799
Robert Edgar		1799
William Murphy		1799
Daniel Crinson		1800
Thomas Cook		1800
L.C. M'O'Boy		1801
Austin Dickerson	1801
Richard Bacon		1801
William Bacon		1804
Patrick Carey		1805
John Edgar		1806
Denis McCarthy		1807
William Crofts		1807
William Dwyer		1808
Patrick Cussen		1808
William Jones		1809
George Flyn		1810
Samuel Gosnet		1810
Joseph McAustin		1810
John Donovan		1811
Richard Orpin		1811
William Lyons		1812
Robert Austin		1813
Edward Ryan		1814
Charles Haines		1816
Thomas Sayers		1816
Edward Bennett		1817
Henry Boland		1817
Thomas Barry		1818
George Baldwin		1818
D.V. Sullivam		1818
Robert Cleburne		1819
William Gosnell		1819
Patrick Squirel		1819
Edward Casey		1819
Thomas Ahirne		1820
Richard Day		1820
Richard Wall		1820
John Fitzgibbon		1820
Thomas B. Langley	1820
Denis McCarthy		1820
John Taylor		1820
Robert McKenzie		1820
John Morgan		1821
James Barry		1821
Robert Dowden		1821
Frederick Le Grand	1821
Eugene O'Neill		1821
Samuel Forsythe		1822
John Daly		1822
John F.M. Evers		1822
Thomas McDermot		1822
John E. Busteed		1822
Philip Lucas		1822
Denis McLeod		1822
Roger Wood		1822
Daniel McCarthy		1822
John Hallaran		1822
John Buckley		1822
Patrick Fitzgibbon	1823
Andrew Roche		1823
Arthur Sullivan		1823
William J. Cronin	1823
Richard Wood		1823
John D. O'Flynn		1823
Robert T. Lewis		1824
William H. Lewis	1824
John McCarthy		1824
Thomas Corbett		1824
David Ludgate		1824
Frederick J. Lyons	1824
John Lyons		1824
J. B. Murphy		1824
John Harding		1824
John McDonald		1825	
Edward Drew		1825
Cosmas Neville		1825
Daniel Callaghan	1825
John B. O'Sullivan	1825
Francis Murphy		1825
William O'Connor	1826
James McCormick		1826
Thomas Hudson		1827
John S. Haines		1827
Pierce Hovendon		1827
James G. Oakshot	1827
John Lloyd		1827
Edward Godfrey		1827
John Blackall		1827
Michael Quarry		1827
S. H. Bibley		1828
James Carlisle		1828
David T. Hare		1828
John B. Reeves		1828
Daniel Steers		1828
John Forest		1828

Ashfort, Co. Cork
Uniake Ronayne		1827

Ballyclough, Co. Cork
Thomas Cudmore	1812

Ballyhooley, Co. Cork
David Connor		1822

Ballykell, Co. Cork
James Patterson		1820

Bandon, Co. Cork
George Beamish		1796
Francis Hayes		1810
William Jagoe		1811
Edward Homan		1812
Edward Hayes		1812
William Belcher		1815
James Trasilian		1816
William Gash		1816
William Cooke		1817
Richard Hayes		1820
Henry Belcher		1820
Edward Toole		1822
David Scott		1822
Alexander Heard		1824
John Belcher		1825

Bantry, Co. Cork
Samuel Young		1791
John Young		1818
Samuel Young		1818
John Young		1819
John Field		1822
Charles Rossfield	1826

Barryrow, Co. Cork
Richard White		1814

Bridestown, Co. Cork
William Glissan		1827

Brookpark, Co. Cork
William Bowden		1808

Buttevant, Co Cork
Michael Rogers		1794
Wm James Eames		1815
William Eames		1818
James O'Sullivan	1819
Thomas King		1822
George Byfield		1828
Patrick Rogers		1828
Thomas Crawford		1829

Castlelyons, Co. Cork
James Max		1793
John O'Neill		1812

Castlemagnor, Co. Cork
George Sharp		1803

Castlemartyr, Co. Cork
William Beere		1822
Michael Barney		1823
William Eames		1824
William Sullivan	1826

Castletown-Roche, Co. Cork
James Fitzgerald	1822
James Cahill		1826

Charleville, Co. Cork
James Donegan		1798
Michael Clifford	1798
William Crone		1800	
John Manning		1805
Michael Connor		1806
Edmund Flannery		1811
Christopher Townsend	1811
William O'Connell	1814
John White		1818
Thomas Bransfield	1818
Robert Swayne		1822
John Rahilly		1824
John McGrath		1825
Patrick Storkey		1825
William Cronins		1825
Richard Maloney		1825
John Cronin		1826
William B. Heley	1827
James S. Green		1828

Clonakilty, Co. Cork
James Deasy		1813
Gersham Herrick		1813
Henry Hayes		1815
James Spiller		1816
Thomas Justice		1816
Michael Deasy		1819
Thomas Spiller		1819
John Bennett		1820
James Collins		1820
Marsh Hayes		1822
James O'Regan		1823

Doneraile, Co. Cork
Samuel Wall		1816
William Wall		1822

Cloyne, Co. Cork
James Cooke		1814

Coolbane, Co. Cork
Batholomew Purdon	1819

Cove, Co. Cork
Richard Mason		1800
James R. Verling	1802
Thomas Harvey		1814
John Dease		1817
Thomas Kirby		1818
John Virling		1818
James Lambert		1819
Isaac Wesley		1819
David H. Scott		1822
Arthur Harclay		1825
Thomas Ward		1825
Edward J. Virling	1826
William Malone		1827
Henry F. Coppin		1827
Thomas Kirby		1828
Henry Stainstreet	1828

Dunmanway, Co. Cork
Thomas Holmes		1828

Egmont, Co. Cork
Michael Cowtry		1828

Enniskean, Co. Cork
James M'Namara		1803

Fairyhill, Co. Cork
Bartholomew Webb	1818

Fermoy, Co. Cork
James Hutchison		1808
Michael McNamara	1810
Andrew Dargowell	1811
David Barry		1814
William Bible		1814
Daniel Nevill		1815
James Buckley		1816
Richard Quain		1816
Edward F. Barry		1819
William Gardiner	1819
Henry Harney		1822
Henry Quaine		1822
John Ludgate		1822
Robert H. Ludgate	1822
Ebenezer Donaldson	1825
William Campbell	1826
Mathew Lesebure	1827

Hollybrooke, Co. Cork
Corn. O'Driscoll	1824

Holyhill, Co. Cork
Daniel McAuliffe	1821

Innishannon, Co. Cork
Emanuel Orr		1819

Janeville, Co. Cork
Thomas Massey		1824

Kanturk, Co. Cork
Richard Stanistreet	1809
Michael McDermott	1809
Jeffry Samuels		1812
William McDermott	1813
Wm Ormsby Layng		1823
William Crofts		1826
Robert Lowe		1827
Henry Webb		1827

Kilworth, Co. Cork
George Morrogh		1823

Kinsale, Co. Cork
William Leahy		1800
Daniel Kelly		1806
Patrick M'Allenan	1813
Edward Jago		1820
Richard McCarthy	1821
Thomas Markhams		1824
John O'Regan		1826
Thomas Hackett		1826
Richard Griffith	1827
Patrick Coleman		1828
Thomas Smith		1829

Liscarrel, Co. Cork
John Browne		1811
Thomas Ahurn		1819

Magourney, Co. Cork
John Godfrey		1827

Mallow, Co. Cork
Butler Kell		1794
Patrick Quaan		1795
John Berry		1797
William Murphy		1801
James Sullivan		1802
John Homan		1803
John Bourke		1805
William Connell		1807
Richard Rice		1807
William Roche		1807
William McCormick	1808
Richard Bolster		1809
Richard Nagle		1810
William E. Gladman	1814
John Downing		1814
Francis Grant		1814
Patrick Daly		1814
James Nagle		1815
Thomas Justice		1815
John Galvin		1815
Bryan O'Brien		1815
Pierce Mansfield	1816
Thomas Tarrant		1817
Tobias Mansfield	1824
Charles Haines		1825
Maurice O'Connell	1827

Mallow  Lane, Co. Cork
John Robinson		1815

Michaelstown, Co. Cork
William Connell		1828
John C. O'Brien		1828
Michael Fitzgibbon	1828
William O'Brien		1828
James McCraith		1828

Middleton, Co. Cork
John O'Brien		1794
Richard Swayne		1806
Laurence Walsh		1808
Robert Swayne		1816
John Flynn		1822
Philip Walsh		1822

Mackgrove, Co. Cork
Edward MacKey		1826

Millstreet, Co. Cork
Barry Coller		1826

Mitchelstown, Co. Cork
James Devine		1820
William Calaghan	1821
Cornelius Clancey	1825
Thomas Collins		1826

Newmarket, Co. Cork
Thomas L. Eames		1803
John Ryan		1808

Passage, Co. Cork
William Cottrell	1812

Rathclane, Co. Cork
John Walsh		1822

Rathcormick, Co. Cork
William Flynn		1817

Rockmills, Co. Cork
Thomas Smyth		1824

Rosscarberry, Co. Cork
John Maloney		1826

Scariff, Co. Cork
Charles Murphy		1829

Skibbereen, Co. Cork
James Crowley		1800
Marsh Beamish		1815
John McCarthy		1816
Frederick Clarke	1818
Stephen Sweetman	1824
Jonathan Clarke		1824
George Cooke		1825
Daniel Donovan		1826
Jer. Crowley		1827
Denny Taylor		1827
G. A. Roundtree		1828

Strand, Co. Cork
Robert Banry		1829

Tullilease, Co. Cork
James Sullivan		1826

Youghall, Co. Cork
Thomas Sims		1796
Jer, Higgins		1798
John Desmond		1802
Bartholomew Cashman	1807
Samuel Roderick		1811
Graham Torbuck		1814
Richard Ronayne		1815
William E. Hayes	1817
Pierce Power		1817
Robert Campbell		1818
William Gardner		1819
Anthony Kyrle Sedley	1819
Thomas Abernethy	1819
James Egan		1820
John G. White		1820
Justin Roynane		1820
Stephen Murphy		1821
Kyle A. Sidley		1821
John Irwin		1821
Lawrence Kennedy	1821
Patrick Walsh		1823
William Hassett		1823
Joseph Green		1823
James M. Browne		1824
Thomas Stanistreet	1825
William Sims		1825
Robert Langster		1825
Charles Ronayne		1825
Thomas W. Kenah	1827
William Meade		1827

From Pigots Directory for Cork City 1824

Apothecaries
Bennett & Lucas, 8 Parliament Street *
Callanan, James, 148 Barrack Street*
Carroll & Jones, 3 Patrick Street*
Edgar, John, 3 Paul Street*
Fowler, Richard, 78 Mallow Lane
Gosnell, Wm., 48 North Main Street*
Haines, Humphrey, 40 Patrick Street
Hutchinson, James, 47 Patrick Street*
Langley, Thomas H., 122 George's Street
McCarthy, James, 32 Grand Parade
M'Guire & Gordon, 28 Princes Street*
Orpin, Richard, 77 Patrick Street*
Ryan, John James, Bridge Street*
Sharp, George, 75 North  Main Street*
Squire & Ring, 45 Shandon Street
Stack, Richard, 115 Mallow Lane

*denotes also a druggist.
 

A few examples to track the career of the Apothecary in Co. Cork:

Richard Stack gained his certificate to open a shop in 1802 and appears with an apothecary shop in Cork City in Pigot's 1824 Directory of Cork.

Thomas Langley gained his certificate to open a shop in 1798 and appears with apothecary shop in Cork City in Pigot's 1824 Directory of Cork.

Richard Orpin began his apprenticeship in 1811 and gained his certificate to open a shop in 1819, a period of 8 years.  He appears with an apothecary shop in Cork City in Pigot's 1824 Directory of Cork.

William Gosnell began his apprenticeship in 1819 and gained his certificate to open a shop in 1827, a period of 8 years.  He appears with an apothecary shop in Cork City in Pigot's 1824 Directory of Cork.

William Jagoe began his apprenticeship in Bandon in 1818 and gained his certificate to open a shop in 1811, a period of 7 years.

Thomas Lawton Eames began his apprenticeship in Newmarket in 1803 and became a journeyman apothecary in Cork in 1819, a period of 7 years,  He gained his certificate to open a shop in Cork 3 years later in 1813.

George Sharp began his apprenticeship in 1803 and appears with an apothecary shop in Cork in Pigot's 1824 Directory of Cork. 

James Hutchison gained his certificate to open a shop in 1819 and appears with an apothecary shop in Cork City in Pigot's 1824 Directory of Cork.

John Edgar became a journeyman apothecary in 1813 and gained his certificate to open a shop in Cork in 1820.  He appears with an apothecary shop in Cork in Pigot's 1824 Directory of Cork.  

From the Ffolliott index:

Cork Mercantile Chronicle 15 July 1811:
Died "on Thursday at an advanced age and after a tedious illness, Mrs Fowler wife of Richard Fowler Esq of this city, apothecary."


Cork Mercantile Chronicle 12 Aug 1818:
Died "suddenly on Thursday last at Mallow where he had gone for the benefit of his health, Mr Richard Fowler senior, apothecary of Mallow  Lane in this city."

Southern Reporter     17 Jan 1818:
Married " on Sunday last at St Anne Shandon by Rev Richard Lee, Mr Richard Fowler apothecary to Ellen dau to Thomas Crofts Esq of this city."

The apothecary shop owned by both father and so was at 78 Mallow Lane, operated by Richard Fowler Jnr in 1824 (Pigots)


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