Furious Driving 1845.
Pat Purcell Papers. 1845.
for our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen, upon their Oath, present
that John Holbrooke of Leany late Servant to Pillworth Whelan and the
house of Robert Durden on the 4th of January in the eight year of the
reign of our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen, with force and
arms, at Ballon in the County of Carlow in and through the Queen's
common Highway there, unlawfully, furiously, and at a rapid pace, did
drive and ride a certain two wheel, one horse carriage by reason
whereof the liege subjects of our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen
on the day and year aforesaid at Ballon, could not go, return, pass,
re-pass and labour in and through the Queen's common Highway there
without great hazard and danger of being maimed by the said horse and
carriage and losing their lives, to the great damage, terror, and common
nuisance of all liege subjects of our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the
Queen in, by and through the said Queen's common Highway at Ballon there
going, returning, passing and re-passing and labouring to the evil
example of all others in the like case offending, and against the peace
of our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen, and her Laws, her Crown,
and Dignity. ~~~ Confined till further notice ~~~~
Browne-Clayton Browne, Brownes Hill. Members of the Jury, Abraham
Derenzy, James Eustice, Philip Nowlan, Thomas Bennet, John Langrill,
John Brooke, James Warren, James Galbraith, Francis Caulfield, Sam
Seabrooke (Leabrooke ?), William Keir, John Corrigan, James Hagarty.
Famine Times in Ireland
Pat Purcell Papers.
Abandon Infant Child
for our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen, upon their Oath, do say
and present, that Ellen McEnery alias Julia Keyford, alias Conors, alias
Thompkins, a vagabond woman of rustic hair, narrow face, pinity long
nose, light body of 5 foot 3 inches in measure, bad mouth with no abode
but late of the countryside on the Queen's Highway near Ballon Hill in
the County of Carlow and now in the Jail of Carlow a prisoner.
Did on the
8th day of January in the eight year of the Reign of our most Sovereign
Lady Victoria the Queen, with force and arms, at Ballon had in her care,
custody and control, a certain female infant child, of tender age, and
by reason of such tender age then and there utterly incapable of making
known the natural wants, and of providing and procuring for the
necessary attention, support and maintenance of the infant child, and
that the said Ellen McEnery, alias Julia Keyford, alias Conors, alias
Thompkins being of a most wicked, inhuman and cruel disposition.
secretly, wilfully, maliciously and unlawfully did leave, desert and
abandon the said infant child on the Queen's Highway at Ballon and by
such abandonment, did wickedly, knowingly and unlawfully expose the said
infant to great and imminent danger of perishing for want of needful
food and sustenance, and of due and proper care and attention, and
through the inclemency of the weather, the infant is now in the God
fearing and loving care, custody and house of Thomas Nowlan and his wife
Mary of Ballon.
alias Julia Keyford, alias Conors, alias Thompkins is judged in contempt
of our said most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen and her Laws, and
against the Peace of our said most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen,
her Crown and her Dignity. (for Transportation as soon as it may be
Browne-Clayton-Browne, Brownes Hill, Carlow, Members of the Jury, James
Eustice, Philip Nowlan, Thomas Bennet, Walter Bagnell, John Brooke,
James Warren, James Galbraith, Henry Henders, Thomas Jacob, William Keir,
Richard Kepple, Claude Whitehead.
Brennans Stole Land 1845.
1845, the following is account of Michael Cullen claiming that the four
Brennans have taken his land.
The case was
Pat Purcell Papers
of our Lady the Queen, upon their oath present that one Michael Cullen
late of *Graigulleg in the County of Carlow, Yeoman, on the fourth day
of September in the Eight year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady
Victoria, Queen, was seized in his demesne as of fee, of and in a
certain Lands with the appurtenances there situate, and that John
Brennan, William Brennan, Michael Brennan and Patrick Brennan all late
of Graigulleg, Yeomen, while the said Michael Cullen was so seized of
the said messuage with the appurtenances as aforesaid, and was peaceably
possessed thereof into the said messuage with the appurtenances with
force and arms, and with strong hand unlawfully did enter and the said
Michael Cullen from the peaceable possession of said messuage with the
appurtenances then and there, with force and arms, and with strong hand
unlawfully and injuriously did expel and put out, and the said Michael
Cullen from possession of the said messuage with the appurtenances and
still doth keep out, against the peace of our said Lady the Queen her
Crown and Dignity.
= Graiguealug, a large townland of 446 acres.....but divided amongst the
civil parishes of Nurney, Templepeter and Tullowmagimma. It is located
just west of the Fighting Cocks Cross Roads on the N 80, also west of
the medieval (or earlier) Templepeter church ruins.