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Tyrone Assizes, Omagh - March 1828


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

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



Tuesday, March 25, 1828

OMAGH ASSIZES

Monday se’nnight, the Assizes commenced at Omagh. The Hon. Justice Torrens in the Crown Court and Baron McClelland in the Record Court; the following Gentlemen were sworn on the Grand Jury:

John C. MOUTRAY, ESQ., Foreman

Sir Hugh STEWART, BART.

H. MONTGOMERY ESQ.

J. D. ECCLES, ESQ.

Jones CRAWFORD, ESQ.

Wm. VERNON, ESQ.

James SINCLAIR, ESQ.

Hon. A. G. STEWART

Geo. LENDRUM, ESQ.

Sir R. FERGUSON, BART.

Samuel GALBRAITH, ESQ.

J. M. STRONGE, ESQ.

W. S. RICHARDSON, ESQ.

A. C. HAMILTON, ESQ.

A. McCAUSLAND, ESQ.

W. L. CUNNINGHAM, ESQ.

A. CAMPBELL, ESQ.

Wm. DARCEY IRVINE, ESQ.

Hugh LYLE, ESQ.

J. B. RICHARDSON, ESQ,

H. G. EDWARDS, ESQ.

Samuel VESEY, ESQ.

Sir J. J. BURGOYNE, KNT.




The following prisoners were put to their trials:

McKNIGHT

Mary Anne

Indicted for Larceny - Transported 7 years

GALLAGHER

Rachael

Indicted for Larceny - Imprisoned 18 Months and kept to hard labour

BRUSH

Andrew

Indicted for Larceny - Transported 7 years

HENRY

Thomas

Indicted for larceny - Transported 7 years

McDAID

Bernard

Burglary - Sentence of Death recorded

McCULLAGH

John

Burglary - Sentence of Death recorded

IRVINE

George

Larceny - Transported 7 years

McKEE

Hugh

Stealing a Bull - Sentence of Death recorded

GILLESPIE

Peter

Sentence of Death recorded

QUINN

Patrick

Sentence of Death recorded

BRACKINRIDGE

John

Stealing a Pig - Transported 7 years

O’NEILL

Henry

Larceny - Imprisoned 6 Months and hard labour

McTEAGUE

George

Larceny - Imprisoned 6 Months and kept to hard labour

STRINGER

Sarah

Larceny - Transported 7 years

McAULEY

Thomas

Having forged Notes in his possession – Transported for 14 years

COLLINS

Thomas

Larceny - Transported 7 years

McDERMOTT

Thomas

Larceny - Transported 7 years

McCORMICK

Elenor

Larceny - Imprisoned 12 Months and kept to hard labour

MOLSWORTH

A. N.

Indicted for stabbing RICHARD CULLIN near Moy, with a sharp instrument, with intent to kill; Not Guilty

DONNELLY

Patrick

For Murder of JOHN BEAVERS, Guilty; to be executed on the 21st, and his body given for dissection

This unfortunate man underwent the sentence of the law on Thursday last in front of the New Gaol. This is the person on whom the Jury did not agree at last Assizes, and on being brought to the verge of the county it appeared that there were eleven for conviction and one for acquittal



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