Carlow Sentinel. 1902.

The late Doctor Bolton.

We announce the death of Dr. Richard Ebenezer Nun Bolton, Medical Officer of the Ballickmoyler and Newtown dispensary district, which occurred on the 28th February. In his 56th year and for the past couple of years suffered from the effects of an accident by which he was thrown from a horse when riding home after attendance on a dispensary patient. The people of Ballickmoyler and district have lost in him a skilful physician and a kind and generous friend, he held the office of Medical Officer for a period of about 30 years and the onerous duties of which he discharged faithfully and well was testified by the gratitude and good wishes of the sick poor entrusted to his care.

He was an ardent sportsman and a follower of the Carlow and Island Hunt. On Saturday his remains arrived in Carlow by the afternoon train, and were followed by a very large assemblage of people from town and country to his residence at Providence House, Ballickmoyler. Deceased was the younger son of the late Dr Ebenezer. N. Bolton who was also for many years medical officer at Ballickmoyler.