Carlow History, Cork history

Deane Tanner family: some biographical notes

Deane Tanner family: some biographical notes

Niall C.E.J. O’Brien

 

The following information relating to the Deane-Tanner family of Carlow and Cork was gathered in April 2011 to assist another historian who was researching Ireland’s early exploration into cinema production.

William Desmond Taylor, a film director in the United States was born William Cunningham Deane-Tanner in County Carlow. For more on his life and career see = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Desmond_Taylor

 

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William D. Taylor directing a 1921 film

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Albert Eugene Casey & Thomas O’Dowling (eds.), OKief, Coshe Many, Slieve Loughter and Upper Blackwater (15 vols. Wisconsin, 1964)

Albert Eugene Casey & Thomas O’Dowling (eds.), OKief, Coshe Many, Slieve Loughter and Upper Blackwater (15 vols. Wisconsin, 1964), Vol. 14, page 1172 = will statement = William Kearns Tanner: 1881; effects £12,934-19-5; February 14; The will & codicil of WK Tanner, late Lapp’s Quay, Cork, esquire, M.D., deceased died 22 December 1882 at same place, was proved at Cork by James Deane of Queenstown, Thomas Babington and Eliza Tanner, widow, both of Cork, executors.

Albert Eugene Casey & Thomas O’Dowling (eds.), OKief, Coshe Many, Slieve Loughter and Upper Blackwater (15 vols. Wisconsin, 1964), Vol. 14, page 1689 = will statement = Eliza Tanner; effects £249-5-2; March 27th; will … late Lapp’s Quay, Cork, widow, deceased 11th October 1897 at same place, was proved at Cork by Charles Kearns Deane Tanner, of same place, esquire, M.D.; M.P.; one of the executors.

For more on the life and career of Charles Kearns Deane-Tanner see = https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Kearns_Deane_Tanner

 

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Charles K. Deane-Tanner as in Vanity Fair, 1888

Albert Eugene Casey & Thomas O’Dowling (eds.), OKief, Coshe Many, Slieve Loughter and Upper Blackwater (15 vols. Wisconsin, 1964), Vol. 15, page 1770 = abstract of deeds = Deane/Tanner, 1839/15/81, barony East Muskerry, 5/8/1833; indented deed of marriage settlement. John Conlon Deane, Dundanion Castle, Blackrock, Cork City, eldest son of Thomas Deane, Dundanion; Catherine Creighton, spinster, only daughter of George Wright Creighton, Dublin city, B.L.; William Kearns Tanner, Dublin city, M.D.; John Croker Creighton, Dublin city, B.L.; J.C. Deane in consideration of his intended marriage with Catherine Creighton and to make provision for her and for any children of said marriage assigned onto William K Tanner and John C Creighton in their actual possession the lands of Ummarie, Tomerade, East Knockvally, Gadrony, and West Knockvally, barony of Muskerry upon trust and should said Catherine survive said John; she should have an annuity of £150 and £2,000 should be charged on said lands for children. Witnesses: Joseph Francis Spearing & Edward Brewster Creighton; sworn 2/8/1839; Assistant registar Walter Glascock

Albert Eugene Casey & Thomas O’Dowling (eds.), OKief, Coshe Many, Slieve Loughter and Upper Blackwater (15 vols. Wisconsin, 1964), Vol. 15, page 1769 = Deane/Savage = 1844/1/75 = barony East Muskerry; 6/1/1844 = mentions Kearns Deane, Cork city, as getting £10 in mortgage from Osborne Savage in 1844 = others names are Sir Thomas Deane, Dundanion castle (got mortgage of £1,450 in the same deal) & John Conlon Deane, Dublin

Albert Eugene Casey & Thomas O’Dowling (eds.), OKief, Coshe Many, Slieve Loughter and Upper Blackwater (15 vols. Wisconsin, 1964), Vol. 15, page 1770 = Deane/Sullivan 1836/5/264 barony East Muskerry = 3/4/1821 = says Thomas Deane, Cork city and Catherine Deane nee Conlon, his wife

Albert Eugene Casey & Thomas O’Dowling (eds.), OKief, Coshe Many, Slieve Loughter and Upper Blackwater (15 vols. Wisconsin, 1964), Vol. 15, page 1769 = Deane/O’Sullivan 1835/6/133 barony of West Muskerry = 24/3/1835 = Sir Thomas Deane, Cork city, executor of last will of John Conlon, deceased

 

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Edward Walford (ed.), The County Families of the United Kingdom (London, Robert Hardwick, 1860)

 

Edward Walford (ed.), The County Families of the United Kingdom (London, Robert Hardwick, 1860), p. 170 = Sir Thomas Deane, Knt. (cr. 1839), was the son of Alexander Deane, architect of Cork. Sir Thomas was born 1792 and marry firstly in 1809 to Catherine, daughter of E. Coulon [Conlon?] and married secondly in 1827 to Eliza, daughter of Robert O’Callaghan Newenham. Sir Thomas’s third marriage was in 1853 to Harriet, daughter of the late Major Williams.

Sir Thomas Deane was an eminent architect and was High Sheriff of Cork 1839 and 1851. In 1860 he lived at Dundanion Castle, near Cork.

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Tim Cadogan & Jeremiah Falvey, A biographical dictionary of Cork (Four Courts Press, 2006)

Tim Cadogan & Jeremiah Falvey, A biographical dictionary of Cork (Four Courts Press, 2006), p. 78 = Alexander Deane, a prominent Cork builder – father of Sir Thomas Deane (1792-1871), Dundanion castle – architect – establish firm of Deane & Woodward with Benjamin Woodward (1816-1861) – father of Sir Thomas N. Deane (1828-1899), Dundanion castle – architect – father of eldest son Sir Thomas M. Deane (1851-1933) – architect

Tim Cadogan & Jeremiah Falvey, A biographical dictionary of Cork (Four Courts Press, 2006), p. 219 = Robert O’Callaghan Newenham (1770-1849) prominent landscape and topographical draughtsman – son of Sir Edward Newenham (1732-1814) M.P. in Irish parliament – son of William Newenham

Page 220 = Thomas Newenham (1762-1831) Irish parliament M.P.; nephew of Sir Edward Newenham – Thomas opposed Act of Union – supported Catholic Emancipation – unsuccessful attempts to unite Catholic & Protestant churches in Ireland

 

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The above is only a brief gathering of information on the Deane-Tanner family. More can be got from other book sources and from online databases and information sources.

 

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