Carlow Sentinel. 1902.
The late Doctor Bolton.
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.