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Tyrone Assizes, Omagh - August 1828


Tyrone Assizes, Omagh - August 1828
Extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST

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



Tuesday, August 5, 1828

OMAGH ASSIZES

The following prisoners were put on their trial:

McMANUS

Edward

Murder of ALEX. McCAWLEY at Omagh, in Nov. 1826 - Guilty to be hanged on the 9th August 1828, and his body given for dissection

O’NEILL

Peter

Assault on JOHN McFARLAND a Policeman at Omagh, on 17th March last Guilty, imprisoned two years and kept to hard labour

McCAUL

James

for same - Imprisoned one year and kept to hard labour

McCABE

John

Sheep-stealing - Transported 7 years

GRAHAM

Robert

Stealing an Ass - Imprisoned 12 months

SCULLION

Isabella

Throwing Vitriol on MATHEW ANDERSON with intent to maim him - Guilty, imprisoned 3 months and kept to hard labour

GOUGH

GOUGH

Patrick

Catherine

Stealing Calico - Transported 7 years

ALEXANDER

James

Larceny - Imprisoned 6 months

McELDOON

James

Larceny - Imprisoned 3 Months

McGURK

John

Shooting and wounding a man - Sentence of Death recorded

MEANS

Mary

stealing wearing apparel - to be transported seven years

CAMPBELL

Edward

Larceny - Imprisoned 18 months and kept to hard labour

McCRISTLE

Mary

uttering base coin - imprisoned 6 months

McELDERRY

Charles

Cow stealing - Transported 7 years

SMITH

John

Horse stealing - Sentence of Death recorded

McKEEVER

Thomas

Horse stealing - Sentence of Death recorded

O’NEIL

Charles

Stealing a Gun - Sentence of Death recorded

EVANS

LOUGHRAN

WARD

GALLAGHER

STRAIN

HOLLAND

KERR

DICKY

RILY

BROWN

MOSE

MCALEER

CURRAN

Lucy

David

Dennis

William

Margaret

John

Catharine

David

Bernard

Elizabeth

James

John

Catharine

Committed for Larceny - No Bill being found, discharged by proclamation

McCLEAN

MADDEN

LINDSAY

Samuel

John

Robert

Committed for the murder of ARTHUR O’BRINE at Pomeroy, on the 2nd June last - Those persons are three of the Police who were attacked in the fair of Pomeroy, and were obliged to fire on the mob in defence of their own lives, in consequence of which O’BRINE was killed, and several others wounded. The witnesses were sworn in Court, and sent before the Grand Jury, and after a deliberate Investigation, the Bills were ignored, and the prisoners were discharged by Proclamation



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