A Lad in 1848; Pat Lacey.
From the Pat Purcell Papers PP.
24th October 1848.
County of Carlow
By C. H. Tuckey, Resident Magistrate, One of
Her Majestys' Justices of the Peace in and for Carlow.
THE INFORMATION of Pat Lacey, a Lad, of
Pollerton Road in the County of Carlow who being duly sworn on the Holy
Evangelists saith that on this day 24th day of October 1848 Jeremiah
Kennedy knocked me down on the high road at Carlow and robbed me of four
silver shilling pieces, two penny Copper pieces and two copper half
penny pieces -- he swore after he robbed me if I followed him he would
dash my brains out with a Stone. My uncle is Pat Lacey of Pollerton near
Carlow and he is my nearest relation as my father and Mother are Dead --
I am about sixteen years of age -- he also stole my handkerchief - value
One penny ~~
(signed) Pat, his, X mark, Lacey.
Sworn before me at Carlow, October 24th 1848.
Image of original document transcribed by M.
Purcell from PPP c.2012
Source: M. Purcell & Trevor Clowry c.2012.
Surnames: Jackson & Neill 1848.
From Pat Purcell Papers.
By James Butler and H.Eustace, Esquires.
Two of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace in Carlow.
Winfred Neill, Married Woman of Cool in the Parish of Rathvilly,
Carlow who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists, deposeth that on
the 3rd day of April 1845 Joseph Jackson, Isac Jackson and Mary Hall
came to her husband's house at Cool took forcible possession of said
house, threw out his furniture and ? Shillings and six pence that has
never since been found, she further saith that she was then and there
assaulted by Joseph Jackson, Isac Jackson and Mary Hall and that
Joseph Jackson threw out her infant child on the yard by which said
child was severely hurt.
- (signed) Winfred, her X mark, Neill.
- Sworn before me this 8th day of April 1848.
- (signed) H.Eustace, James Butler.
Names: Taylor, Fox & Fennelly 1848
H. Tuckey, Esquire, One of Her Majesty's Justices of the Peace for
Information of John Taylor, School Master of the Carlow Poor Law
Union, Carlow, who being duly sworn on the Holy Evangelists deposeth
that on the 15th day of July 1848 a boy named Patrick Fox of
Bagenalstown, Carlow, absconded from the Work House taking with him
One Cap - One Jacket – One Trowsers and One Shirt the property of the
Guardians of Said Work House.
Fennelly of Farnans in the Queen's County aged about 12 years also
absconded from the Work House taking with him One Cap - One Jacket -
OneTrowsers and One Shirt the property of the Guardians, (signed) John
before me this 1818 day of July 1848.
- (signed) C.
H. Tuckey, Resident Magistrate.
Transcribed by Friend of Carlow
Names: Wright, Dempsey, Conneran &
Pat Purcell Papers.
William Wright, Baliff, do swear that I
usually reside at Hacketstown in the Parish of Hacketstown half Barony
of Rathvilly and County of Carlow. So help me God (signed) William
Charles Dempsey do swear that I am a
Householder, and have a House wherein I usually reside at Hacketstown
(signed) Charles Dempsey.
James Conneran do swear that I am a
Householder, and have a House wherein I usually reside £5.00.
(signed) James, his X mark, Conneran.
William Wright shall keep the Peace and be of
good behaviour towards all Her Majesty's leige Subjects, but
particularly towards John Connors.
Sworn respectively, taken and acknowledged
before me the 25th day of June 1848.
(signed) [ ?
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