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Tyrone Assizes, July 1822


Tyrone Assizes, July 1822
Extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, Tuesday August 6, 1822

Transcribed & Submitted by Len Swindley
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com



TYRONE ASSIZES HELD AT OMAGH JULY 1822

The Assizes for this county commenced at Omagh on Monday se’nnight - the Hon. JUSTICE JOHNSTON in the Crown Court, and the Hon. JUSTICE FLETCHER in the Record Court. The following Gentlemen were sworn on the Grand Jury:

Right Hon. Sir John STEWART, Bart., Foreman

Wm. STEWART, Esq.

James LOWRY, Esq.

J. C. MOUTRAY, Esq.

Robert BATESON, Esq.

J. D. ECCLES, Esq.

Samuel GALBRAITH, Esq.

George PERRY, Esq.

Jones CRAWFORD, Esq.

Sir R. FERGUSON, Bart.

Hugh G. EDWARDS, Esq.

James CAULFIELD, Esq.

W. S. RICHARDSON, Esq.

W. L. CUNNINGHAM, Esq.

Sir J. J. BURGOYNE, Knt.

W. D’Arcy IRVINE Esq.

William MURRAY, Esq.

John BURGES, Esq.

G. R. GOLDING, Esq.

W. R. MAXWELL, Esq.

J. HAMILTON, Esq.

James VERNOR, Esq.

R. EVANS, Esq.


 

After the Grand Jury were sworn, the Court proceeded to the trial of the following persons:

MEANS

READ

Margaret

T.

indicted for larceny - to be transported seven years

McCULLY

QUIN

DIVINE

McCOURT

DIVINE

E.

J.

P.

P.

H.

For an assault and riot - to be imprisoned 12 months each, and give security for good behaviour

GRAHAM

A.

For the murder of his brother - guilty of manslaughter - to be imprisoned six months

KILPATRICK

O.

For uttering counterfeit tokens - to be imprisoned six months

MAXWELL

DONNELLY

P. &

J.

For horse-stealing - trial postponed till next assizes

BRADLEY

John

For an assault - to be imprisoned nine months

ARMSTRONG

Mary Anne

For larceny - to be imprisoned six months

GIBSON

GIBSON

RICHEY

REA

WALKER

CUNNINGHAM

SHORT

HAMILTON

W.

F.

J.

J.

F.

J.

M.

J.

For the murder of MICHAEL McBRINE, at Dromore, in the month of December last - trial postponed by the Crown, the principal witness for the prosecution having been arrested, with others, in Armagh, as delegates from illegal societies, and transmitted to Dublin. The above prisoners were admitted to bail to appear at next assizes

McGARIGAL

John

Indicted under the Whiteboy Act, for assembling, with others, near Dunnemanna, dressed in white shirts and otherwise disguised - to pay a fine of 5 to the King, and imprisoned six months

 

There were 23 persons convicted for practices connected with illicit distillation. Such as submitted, were sentenced to pay a fine of 2 to the King, or imprisoned one month, and pay a fine of 2 to the King, or in default of payment, to be imprisoned one month from the expiration of the first month’s imprisonment




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