From a batch of Legal papers purchased by Michael Purcell at
auction in Mealys 2002.
Appeal against Original Ejectment Order for non payment of
The Reverend Sir Richard Wolseley,
Baronet, Clerk --Mount Wolseley, Attorney, William Hope, Clonegal.
Thomas and John Thornton. Defendants.
John Thornton, deceased, and during the
natural lives of Thomas Thornton fourth son of said John Thornton,
then aged ten years, John Thornton fifth son of said John
Thornton, then aged eight years, and Henry Thornton second son of
the said John Thornton, then aged 21 years and the survivor and
survivor of them for and during the 31 years from the date thereof
25th March 1802, whichever should longest last ALL THAT AND THOSE
that part of the lands of Mount Wolseley, containing 16 acres
together with the appurtenances thereunto belonging heretofore in
the possession of John Thornton, deceased, at the yearly rent of
20 pounds 17 shillings and 6 pence sterling (of the then currency
and Mathew Tomlinson (assignees of John Thornton, deceased).
Thornton otherwise Rickerby, widow of John Thornton, John Thornton
and Elizabeth Thornton,(minors) by the said Mary Anne Thornton
their step-mother and next friend.
And next friends and Guardians , Peter
Thornton, Joseph Thornton, Michael Thornton, Ann Thornton.
Jeramiah Rickerby, Michael Rickerby,
Robert Rickerby, Joseph Rickerby and Ellen Rickerby, in the Parish
of Tullow and Mary Nowlan formerly Rickerby,
and Stasia Nowlan formerly Rickerby in
the Parish of Ballon in the County of Carlow
All named and
present at signing of Original Lease dated from 25th March 1802.
Renewal 25th March 1833.