10th day of March 1798
Without his consent
There is another charge against the 6 men named
That they on the 10th of March in the 38th year of the Reign
of our Sovereign Lord George the third King did at Mount Neal,
Carlow between Sunset of said day and Sunrise on the Day next
following did Cut down take and Carry Away one Deal Tree, Value 5
shillings, One Ash Tree, Value 3 shillings and one Oak Tree, Value
10 shillings the goods of Francis Paul Stratford, Esquire without
his consent, he being the Owner thereof.
14th day of March 1798
To be hanged -Patrick Hore
From Jean Casey, 4th December. 2009, Very difficult
to transcribe but here is the main trust of the charge recorded in
the Browne-Clayton Papers.
Patrick Hore along with John Currin , Oliver Carey ,
Christopher Beaghan, John Howlett, James Muldoon were committed by
Philip Newton, Esquire, on 14th March 1798. That they being evil
disposed and Designing persons on 10th March in the 38th year of the
Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the third King did at Mount Neal,
Carlow Wickedly Unlawfully Mal ? and felon ? did Conspire
Confederate and Agree together to and with certain other persons
Willfully and of Malice prepared to Kill and Murder the Honorable
and Reverend Francis Paul Stratford against the peace of said King.
26th day of March 1798
A Kallender of Prisoners left in the Custody of
Edward Eustace Esquire, Sherriff of the County of Carlow. 26th day
of March 1798.
- 1 - Patrick Collins to be hanged pursuant to Warrant
- 2 - James Mitchell to be burned on the hand and
Imprisoned for the Space of one year and then to be
discharged paying fees. £1-7-9p
- 3 - Pat Fluskey, Bryan Sharkey and John Doyle to be
hanged pursuant to Warrants Delivered.
- 4 - John Currin, Oliver Carey, Patrick Hore, John Howlet
and James Muldoon to be hanged pursuant to Warrant
- 5 - Patrick Maher, Edmond Maher and John Kinshelagh to
be Imprisoned for one year Each And to be whipped pursuant
to Warrant Delivered. And to give Security before a
Magistrate to be of the peace and Good behaviour for Seven
years and then to be Discharged paying fees Each. £1-15-6p.
- 6 - John Lawor to remain in Gaol until next assizes to
abide his Trial for a Certain Offence.
- 7 - Timothy Nowlan to be Transported for Life pursuant
to the Statute.
- 8 - James Cullen to remain under the Judgment of Death
pronounced upon him - No day Appointed for his Execution.
- 9 - Thomas Reynolds to remain untill he gives Security
before John Stewart, Esquire, a Justice of the Peace for the
said County of Carlow. himself bound for £400.00 and two
Surities of £200.00 Each Conditioned to be of the peace for
7 years then to be discharged paying fees.
- 10 - Tobis Byrne to be Transported for Life pursuant to
- 11 - John Kelly and Edward Kelly to be Whipped and
imprisoned and give Security pursuant to Warrant Delivered
and then to be Discharged paying fees Each.
- 12 - Christopher Beaghan Convicted of a Capital felony
Therefore Ordered to remain in Custody but no Judgement
pronounced upon him.
- 13 - Timothy Nowlan to be Transported for Life pursuant
to the Statute.
- 14 - Pat Rice to be imprisoned for the Space of one year.
- 15 - James Doyle and Timothy Doyle to be discharged on
- 16 - Andrew Kegan or Hegan , John Kegan or Hegan, Pat
Kegan or Hegan to remain in Gaol to be tried at the
- 17 - Silvester Cavanagh or Tobin to remain in Gaol untill
he gives Security.
- 18 - Pat Keegan and Denis Keegan to remain in Gaol untill
they give Security.
- 19 - Thomas Linan to remain in Gaol untill he gives
Security before Robert Cornwall.
- 20 - Peter Carroll to remain in Gaol.
- 21 - Patrick Fahy to be Transmitted pursuant to Warrant
- Received the above Warrants.
- Robert Kirwin, Gaoler.
A Kallender of Prisoners left in the
Custody of Edward Eustace, Esquire, Sherriff of the County of Carlow
at a General Assizes and General Gaol Delivery held at Carlow on the
26th day of March 1798 and in the 38th year of the Reign of our
Sovereign Lord George the third by the Grace of God of Great
Britain, France and Ireland King, Defender of the Faith and Soforth.
Before The Honourable Robert Day, fourth
Justice of his Majesties Court of Chief place in Ireland and The
Honourable John Toler his Majesties Solicitor General in Ireland.
JUSTICES and COMMISSIONERS of our said
Lord the King aforesaid by the Letters Patent of our said Lord the
King to take all the Assizes, Juries, Recognitions and Certificates
before any Justices whatsoever taken.
AND ALSO assigned from time to time to
deliver the Gaol of our said Lord the King of the said County of
Carlow of All the Prisoners and Malefactors therein being.
AND further assigned to hear Examine
discuss and determine of All and Singular Treasons Murders
Manslaughters Burnings Felonies Unlawful Assembles Extortions
Oppressions and All Crimes Contempts evil doings and Offences
whatsoever Committed or to be Committed in the said County of
BY VIRTUE of a Commission of our said
Lord the King, Under the Great Seal of his said Kingdom of Ireland
bearing Date at Dublin the Third Day of March in the 38th year of
the Reign of our said Lord the King.
The names of the Jurors of the Grand
William Burton, Esquire.
Sir Richard Butler, Bart.
David Latouche, Esquire.
John Rochfort, Esquire.
John Staunton Rochfort, Esquire.
Sir Charles Burton, Bart.
Walter Kavanagh, Esquire.
William Browne, Esquire.
Philip Newton, Esquire.
Hardy Eustace, Esquire.
John Steuart, Esquire.
William Paul Butler, Esquire.
Nicholas (?) Alward Vigors, Esquire.
Arundel Caulfield Best, Esquire.
William Henry Burton, Esquire.
James Eustace, Esquire.
Robert Eustace, Esquire.
Henry Rudkin, Esquire.
Robert Cornwall, Esquire.
Robert Bayly, Esquire.
Samuel Carpenter, Esquire.
Thomas Bernard, Esquire.
James Butler, Esquire.
(signed) Edward Eustace, Esquire,