Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)
Pat Purcell Papers
Carlow Events of 1774
Surnames: Nowlan, Lyons, Foley, Perkins + more sheep
Pat Purcell Papers.
The Examination of Edward Nowlan of Ballantrain of Carlow, Farmer and Thomas Lyons of Carlow, Shepherd, taken before me this 23 day of July 1774.
The said Edward Nowlan and Thomas Lyons being Severally duly Sworn on the holy Evangelist and examined.
Edward Nowlan Deposeth that on Sunday the 3rd of July 1774, he went to the house of Margaret Foley otherwise Brien of Killcomney, Carlow., Widow.
and Maurice Foley, Carlow, son of said Margaret Foley in search of some sheep stolen off the Lands at Ballantrain and saith he then and there found in a Little out Cabbin belonging to Margaret Foley and Maurice Foley's house, one sheep which he brought to Thomas Lyons and Thomas Lyons saith that the one sheep was one of the Ten sheep and one lamb that were feloniously taken off the lands of Ballantrain on the first day of July 1774, the property of John Perkins, Esquire, High Sheriff of Carlow.
(signed) Edward Nolan and Thomas Lyons.
The above Edward Nowlan and Thomas Lyons Severally bound to our Sovereign Lord the King Each in the sum of £20 Sterling.
Conditionally to appear and prosecute pursuant to the above Examination at the next General Assizes and General Jail Delivery to be held in and for Carlow taken Sworn and Acknowledged the day and year above written before me.
(signed) John Perkins.
Transcribed by Lisa Shaw, June 2012
The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.