Death of John
3rd August 1821.
An Inquisition taken for our
Sovereign Lord the King at Ballinrush in County Carlow.,
before James Ryan, Coroner on the body of John Headon then
and there lying dead.
Upon the Oath of Neale Doyle, Thomas
Bradley, Edward Nowlan, John Kavanagh, John Neile, Henry
Curren, Pierce Fallon, Denis Kinsella, John Flinn, Thomas
Flinn, Laurence Dunne, Michael Dunne and Patrick Fenlon good
and lawful men of the County Carlow who being then and there
duly Sworn and charged to inquire for our said Sovereign
Lord the King when and how and by what means the said John
Headon came to his death.
On the night of Sunday the 29th day
of July last Patrick Murphy of Ballinrush, Tailor, with a
Scissors or some other sharp instrument did give the said
John Headon two Mortal wounds one on the lower part of the
Belly and another on the back and of which said Mortal
wounds John Headon did Languish from 29th July until the 1st
day of August and on that day then and there died of said
- (signed) In Witness, Coroner, James Ryan
- Jury Foreman, Neal Doyle for Self and Fellows.