Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782

Published in the Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 1894, Vol. II. This Pamphlet, as a contemporary record of the Volunteers of Munster, is of such rarity that I have thought it worth transcribing for our Journal. It will be of interest, not merely to the general reader, but to the descendants of […]

Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782, Co. Cork

CAVALRY COUNTY CORK. True Blue Cork, 1745. Colonel Richard Earl of Shannon. One troop. Uniform- Blue, laced silver epaulets, white buttons; furniture, goat-skin. Here follows the table of contents, giving a list of forty cavalry and eighty-six infantry regiments, which will be found in the general index. While the work was printing, a new corps […]

Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782, Co. Waterford

Waterford Artillery Captain Joseph Pawl Lieutenant John M. Carew One company. Two pieces, four-pounders. Uniform: Blue, faced red, yellow buttons Waterford Independants Nos. 1 & 6. No. 1 March 1778 Captain Commandant Henry Alcock Lieutenant John Alcock Lieutenant William Alcock One company, 1st battalion. Second battalion or No. 6, September 1781 Lieutenant Henry Hayden Lieutenant […]

Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782, Co. Tipperary

Tipperary Volunteers, May 1st, 1776 Colonel Sir Cornelius Maude, bart. Lieutenant-Colonel William Baker Major Edward Moore Captain Robert Bailie Lieutenant Joseph Evans Lieutenant John Cooke Adjutant Frederick Corbett Chaplain George Baker Surgeon Joseph Evans, sen. Quartermaster Richard De Lane Secretary Robert Evans One light company. Two brass field pieces, four-pounders. Uniform: Scarlet, faced black, laced […]

Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782, Co. Limerick

Kilfinnan Light Dragoons 1777 Captain Charles Coote Lieutenant – ?? Cornet George Chapman One Troop: Unirform, scarlet jackets, faced Pomona green, laced silver and epaulets; furniture, goatskin County Limerick Horse June 8th 1779 Colonel John Croker Major Edward Croker Captains Edward Nash Captain James Langton Lieutenant – ?? Cornet James Mason Chaplain Richard Croker Secretary […]

Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782, Co. Kerry

Kerry Legion Cavalry January 1779 Major Commanding Rowland Bateman Captain Rowland Bateman jun. Lieutenant Richard Yielding Cornet Edward Gorham One Troop. Uniform – Scarlet, faced black, edged white, silver epaulets, white buttons; furniture, goatskin, edged black Woodford Rangers Colonel William Townsend Captain – ?? Lieutenant ?? Cornet ?? Infantry Royal Tralee Volunteers, January 4th 1779 […]

Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782, Co. Clare

County Clare horse July 24th 1779 Colonel Edward Fitzgerald Lieutenant-Colonel Edward Fitzgerald Major James Creagh Captains Thomas Studdert Captain Henry Brady Lieutenants – ?? Cornet Alexander Hamilton Adjutant Thomas Steele Chaplain John Hewlett Surgeon – ?? Secretary William O’Connor Two troops: Uniform: scarlet, faced dark green, silver epaulets and buttons, white jackets, green cape; furniture, […]

Munster Volunteer Registry, 1782: Introduction

Reprint of the Munster Volunteer Registry 1782 (with notes). Transcribed by Robert Day, f.S.A. President, presented as a lecture to the Cork Historial & Archaeological Society. Published in the Journal of the Cork Historical and Archaeological Society 1894, Vol. II. This Pamphlet, as a contemporary record of the Volunteers of Munster, is of such rarity that I have […]

Irish Music

This page is an index of the famous Irish music lyrics available on From-Ireland.net, an introduction to Irish music, and also includes links to biographies of some of Ireland’s most celebrated songwriters. Connaught Music The Claddagh Ring (Galway) Galway Bay (Galway) The Galway Races (Galway) Nice Little Jane From Ballinasloe (Galway) The Oul’ Plaid Shawl (Galway) The Maid of Ballyhaunis (Mayo) Mailí San Seóirse by […]