Purcell Papers 1849.
mentioned: Nowlan, Burgh, Murphy, Cory, Carroll & Fitzmaurice.
batch of Legal papers purchased by Michael Purcell at auction in Mealys
and Plaintiff:- The Right Honourable John Henry, Earl of Clonmel and
Aunette, his wife, County of Clonmel.
Defendants:- Peter Nowlan and Luke Murphy, John Nowlan, Thomas
Nowlan, Michael Nowlan, Patrick Nowlan and John Cory.
Ejectment for Recovery of that part of the Lands of Rosdillig,
containing by Survey 18 acres, 3 roods and 24 perches Irish
plantation measure more or less the said lands are situate in the
Parish of Kintennell Barony of Idrone East, Carlow.
Due: £64 Pounds - 9 shillings and 8 pence.
Fitzmaurice, Agent and Receiver, under virture of an Indenture of
Lease dated 23rd April 1823 made by Lady Maria Bagenal Burgh and Mrs
Amelia Carroll and Peter Nowlan for the Yearly rent of £19 pounds
Sterling – 18 shillings and 6 pence.
H.Hutton, Thomas Crawford Butler, Arthur Fitzmaurice.
21st Oct. 1849
- Transcribed by M. Purcell c2012
Purcell Papers 1849.
the clothes off me back.
The Jurors of our Lady the Queen, upon their Oath, present that Martha
Grogan alias Martha Holmes of Carlow, Dealer, in the twelfth year of
the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Victoria, of the United Kingdom of
Great Britain and Ireland, Queen and so forth: - at Carlow ~~ had in
her possession four Gowns, one Petticoat, two pair of Stockings, one
Shawl, one Bonnet and one Cloak to the value of ten shillings ~~ of
the goods and Chattles of a certain person unknown then and there
being found with the aforesaid Martha Grogan alias Martha Holmes,
suspected of feloniously then and there she did steal, take and carry
away, against the Peace of our said Lady Victoria, of Great Britain
and Ireland, Queen, her Crown and her Dignity.
Grogan alias Martha Holmes is not Guilty of this act. This Case should
not have been Sworn by any Magistrate of standing in Carlow. The Peace
of our Sovereign Lady Victoria, of Great Britain and Ireland, Queen,
her Crown and her Dignity has not been assailed by Evil behaviour from
said Martha Grogan alias Martha Holmes.~~~
Verdict: Not Guily ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~(signed) Arthur FitzMaurice for
self and Fellows.
[Note added 2012 - "twelfth year of the Reign = 1849.]
Surnames: McClintock Bunbury, Kehoe,
Nolan, Lucas, Cox & Tuckey.
[Note added 2012. checked the 1849 editions
of the Carlow Sentinel (Jan. - June) for the article on Lisnevagh
building report, I was unable to locate it but did find a few items
referring to Colonel Bunbury and Captain B. McClintock Bunbury.]
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