Names: Malcomson, Todd, Adine, Kirwan,
Gihain ,Hogan & Foley
The Information of Francis R. Malcomson,
Esq. of Kilgraney in the parish of Lorum, Barony of Idrone
Sworn and examined Francis R. Malcomson
Saith that he was present at the Petty Sessions at
Bagenalstown on the 28th day of December 1846 and heard the
evidence given by Richard Todd of Ballinkillen, Carlow in
the case against Mary Adine (Adair ?), Mary Kirwan, Thomas
Gihain, Dan Hogan and Dan Foley for stealing turnips from
off the lands of - ? - in Carlow on the 24th day of
December 1846. Mr Malcomson states that Richard Todd had
told him repeatedly that he could identify the persons named
for the said offence of stealing turnips, which duty he
failed to do on the day of the court hearing.
Mr Malcomson further swears that the
evidence given by Richard Todd was false and that Richard
Todd wilfully and knowingly committed corrupt perjury in the
evidence so given.
(signed) Francis R.Malcomson.