Carlow County -
Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP
By kind permission of Michael Purcell
Pat Purcell Papers.
19th Day of April 1772
The Information of Joseph Washington of Castle House
Leighlin Bridge in the Townland of Leighlin and County of
Sworn saith that he usually Resides at the place above
described and that on the Eighteenth Day of April 1772 he
found his Servant boy Peter Oulaghan of The Ridge Leighlin
lying Face down in a Cesspit adjoining Castle House, it
appeared that Peter Oulaghan was Dead and had been so Dead
for hours. It is the Belief of Joseph Washington that Peter
Oulaghan was Kilt by a Wicked and Evil desposed person who
is known to this Informant and lives near Castle House in
Aforesaid place and further Saith not.
(signed) Joseph Washington, this 19th Day of April 1772.
Sworn before me this 19th Day of April 1772.
(signed) Samuel Watson one of his Majestys Magistrates for
above is a true and accurate transcript of the original