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1829 ~ Missing Gun and Cash.

By kind permission of Michael Purcell  12/2009


Missing Gun and Cash.

1829. The Information of Mary Hickey of Knockroe, in the Parish of Kiltennell, Barony of Idrone, County of Carlow.

The Information of Mary Hickey of Knockroe, in the Parish of Kiltennell, Barony of Idrone, County of Carlow.

Sworn states that on Thursday 2nd Day of July about the hour of Twelve O'Clock at noon she went to Bog of Knockroe for a Basket of Turf (a distance of about half a Mile) that in a short time after her return from the Bog she missed a Gun, which was in the room, and also seeing the drawer of a Kitchen dresser (partly open) she examined the drawer and found that there was feloniously taken thereout Cash in Silver but to what amount she cannot say --She lastly Swears that when she missed both Gun and Cash and on examining her brother (John Hickey) he told her that Henry Ward and Danial Carroll came into the House that Danial Carroll took him and their other sister out and kept them in an Outhouse and after sometime Carroll let him go and that when her Brother came out of the Out House he seen the aforesaid Henry Ward taking away the Gun.

(signed with her mark X) Mary Hickey.  Thomas Kavanagh, J. Rochfort.

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Imprisoned

Carlow 1829.

The Information of John Hickey of Knockroe, Parish of Kiltennel, Barony of Idrone, County of Carlow.

Saith that On the 2nd July last his father and mother were at the fair of Borris, that Henry Ward of Knockroe, Carlow and Danial Carroll of Ballytcristal in the County Wexford came into his father's house and took Informant and his sister, kept them in an Outhouse for some time and when Carroll let them at liberty, he saw Henry Ward going off from the dwelling House with a Gun.

Sworn at Borris this 13th Day of July 1823.

(signed) Thomas Kavanagh, J. Rochfort.

The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.

Transcribed by Jean Casey, 2010


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