[Sir] Charles Coote

Life
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

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Works
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.

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References
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).

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