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Deaths in Kilworth 1847
Co. Cork

Updated 14 June 1999

Edited from "To Die by Inches, the Famine in NE Cork", the original list is among the Bennet Forbes papers in Boston

Deaths in Kilworth 1847

The USS Jamestown, under the command of Captain Robert Bennet Forbes sailed into Cork harbour on the 12 April 1847. She was carrying 800 tons of grain, meal and clothing that had been donated by the Irish Relief Society of Boston to aid Famine victims.One hundred tons was delivered to the Fermoy Poor Law Union. During his stay in Ireland, Captain Forbes collected several documents relating to the Famine among them being a list of those who died in the Kilworth area between January 1 and April 17 1847. The original is kept among the Bennet Forbes Papers in Boston.

Deaths by starvation in the Kilworth District Jan 1-17 Apr 1847

BALLINRUSH
COUGHLAN, Maurice, his wife and 5 children. One daughter age 12 remaining.
O DONNELL, Bridget
DALY, Thomas and 3 children
O DONNELL, Patrick
PIGOT, Maurice and wife
GARRETT, Edward and wife
DALY, Michael
CLEARY, John
O MAHONY, James and daughter
GEARY, John, wife and 2 children
REARDON, David
HEFFERNAN, John
BOURKE, Widow and daughter,
CAREY, Thomas and son
FLEMING, James
MURLEY, James
REARDON, Mary
AHERN, John

KILLALY
NEAGLE, John and son
CARROL, David
BERRY, Patrick and 5 children (in the Poor House)
HARRINGTON, John, wife and 2 children
BOWLER, John and wife

GRAIG
HARRINGTON, Edward and wife
MAGNER, John and 2 children
MAGNER, Frank, wife and 2 children
FITZGERALD, daughter of Bil(?)

WHITE BOG
SLATTERY, Thomas and 3 sons
SWEENEY, Thomas and sister
DUGGAN, Patrick

COOLMAHON
REARDON, Michael and son
LYONS, child of John

BALLINVOHER
MOHER, Patrick
MOHER, David and sister
MOHER, Thomas
MC GRATH, John
SHEEHAN, Widow and 4 children
WALSH, Edward and 2 children
ENGLISH, John and daughter
KEEFE, Peter and 3 children
SHANAHAN, Michael, wife and 2 children
PYNE, male
DAWSON, John

KILCLOGH
KEEFE, Arthur and child
HOWE, John, wife and 3 children
CARTHY, 2 children of John
MC GRATH, wife of John
FOLEY, John and wife
MOHER, James and wife (3 year old child seems to have survived)

Total: 118


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