[Sir] Charles Coote
Of the family that settled Cavan, and descended from the notorious Col.
Coote who reduced the rebels in that region in 1641; author of Statistical
Survey of the County of Armagh ... drawn up in the years 1802 and 1803
for the ... Dublin Soc. (1804). RR ODNB
Statistical Survey of County of Monaghan with Observations
on the means of improvement drawn up in the year 1801 for consideration
and under the direction of The Dublin Society by Sir Charles Coote, Bart.
(Dublin: Graisberry & Campbell 1810), 256pp. Contains sketch [map],
tables [potatoe prices] and lists [principal land holders]. Note that
Coote is the author of several country contiguous surveys in the series.
Roy Foster, Modern Ireland (1988): in 1660 Sir Charles Coote
arrested John Cook, the Chief Justice of Munster (1649) who prepared the
brief against Charles I, and was thereafter executed as a regicide.
Also Richard Ryan, Biographia
Hibernica: Irish Worthies (1821), Vol. II, p.12, and query which
Coote? [No entry in DUB.]
University of Ulster Library,
Morris Collection holds Statistical Survey of the County of Armagh
... drawn up in the years 1802 and 1803 for the ... Dublin Soc. (1804).