Chambre Good (b. 1924)
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Chambre Good (b. 1924)


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Track 1: The Good family tree, and Chambre Good’s move to Belmont Lodge after the burning of Castle Cor in 1921. Track 2: Farming a 145 acre farm near Garretstown since 1946 and returning in 1966 to take over the farm at Innishannon. The local community, and working together. His marriage to Betty Perrott. Track 3: His uncles who fought in the First World War and a discussion about the very old and rare trees on the Belmont grounds. Track 4: The growing of crops down through the years, and the production of Cor Castle butter, sold locally by his family. He talks about fishing and fishing rights on the River Bandon. Track 5: While looking at family paintings the origins of his family are discussed. Track 6: His great interest in sailing. Track 7: His family’s first car is recalled, as are his schooldays in Mrs Brown’s private school in Bandon.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Ireland, second series


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48 hours

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10.04 MB, 12.03 MB, 13.04 MB, 11.34 MB, 9.08 MB, 7.98 MB, 7.70 MB

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Belmont Lodge, Innishannon, Co Cork

Recorded by:

Maurice O’Keeffe – Irish Life and Lore