Official Website of the Co. Tyrone Mail List
Tyrone Assizes, Omagh, March 1831


CoTyroneHeadstone_logo (5K)
Click banner to submit/search the Project!

Tyrone Assizes, Omagh, March 1831
Extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST

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



Tuesday, March 29, 1831

TYRONE ASSIZES, OMAGH Wednesday, March 23 1831

McSHANE

McSHANE

McSHANE

Peter

Elizabeth

Nelly

At 9 o’clock. PETER McSHANE, ELIZABETH McSHANE, and NELLY McSHANE, were put forward, indicted for an assault on ROSE McSHANE at Dungannon. They were found guilty - PETER was sentenced to be transported for 7 years, (under Sir R. Peel’s new act) ELIZABETH and NELLY to be imprisoned 12 months

WHAILEY

ATCHESON

O’HARA

Daniel

Mary

Anne

For stealing a piece of Calico from the shop of JOSEPH GIBSON, at Coagh – Guilty; to be transported for seven years

DILWORTH

Richard

For an assault on a Revenue Officer - Not Guilty

DUFFY

HAGIN

John

Eleanor

For stealing one bee hive at Glencall, the property of HENRY JOHNSTON - Not guilty

CANAVAN

CANAVAN

Charles

Daniel

For stealing two sheep, on the night of the 26th February last, the property of JOSEPH WILSON at Dervoghroy – Guilty

NOBLE

Rebecca

For concealing the birth of an infant child – Guilty; to be imprisoned 6 months, and kept to hard labour

RUDDY

James

For stealing wearing apparel the property of HUGHY TIERNEY – Guilty; to be transported seven years

SLOANE

William

For stealing linen yarn, at Fivemiletown – Guilty; to be transported 7 years

GALONEY

Peter

For stealing a piece of broadcloth, the property of JAMES SCOTT, of Fivemiletown – Guilty; to be transported seven years

HEGARTY

Daniel

For an assault on EDWARD McCAFFRAY – Guilty; to be imprisoned three months and kept to hard labour

SNIPE (alias McKELVEY)

Thomas

For uttering a forged bank note, purporting to be of the Northern Banking Company, to WILLIAM LOVE, at Omagh – Guilty; sentence of death recorded

RODGERS

Thomas

For stealing a piece of drab cloth, from the shop of SILAS WEIR, of Cookstown; Guilty - to be transported seven years

McELROY

SLEVIN

McCAFFREY

James

John

James

For the murder of JOHN McPIKE, at Dromore. The principal evidence forfeited his recognizance - no other being able to identify, the prisoners were acquitted

DUFFY

William

For breaking into the dwelling-house of EDWARD McCRISTIL, at Killycloy, on the 2nd September, and robbing it of three watches, a pistol, and two suits of clothes; Not guilty

McKENREY/

McHENREY

Rachael

For concealing the birth of an infant child. The facts were clearly proved by JOSEPH JOHNSTON, SEN. and JUN. with whom she lived as a servant; but, in consequence of her age (seventeen years) and of the extreme good character which they gave of her, and as she had been confined four months previous to the assizes, his Lordship only sentenced her to be imprisoned one fortnight

KENAVAN

Bernard

For having base coin in his possession - Not guilty



Thursday, March 24

CALDWELL

John

For sheep stealing – Guilty; to be transported seven years

McCARNE

James

For stealing bank notes, the property of JOHN MAXWELL – Guilty; to be transported seven years

WALSH

James

For uttering forged notes purporting to be of the Bank of Ireland – Guilty; to be transported 14 years

DOBSON

John

For like offence – Guilty; to be transported 14 years

McCARTY

Patrick

For cow stealing – Guilty; to be transported for life

DEVLIN

Francis

Indicted for having forged a false and counterfeit proclamation, purporting to be a Proclamation of his Majesty King William the Fourth, at Dungannon, in the County of Tyrone, and distributing said Proclamation at Cookstown, and obtaining money under false pretences, alleged in said Proclamation – Guilty; to be transported seven years

McBRINE

John

For stealing wearing apparel – Guilty; to be imprisoned 12 months and kept to hard labour

McGILL

John

For stealing two seals, the property of FRANCIS CARBERY – Guilty; to be transported for seven years

CUSH

Denis

Indicted, for that he with others on the night of the 3rd of December, 1830, at Knocknaroy, unlawfully assembled, being armed with guns, pistols, bayonets, &c., and did then attack the dwelling-house of WILLIAM DAVIDSON, and stab and cut the said WILLIAM DAVIDSON – Guilty; to be hanged on the 16th of April next

COULTER

NEALIS

HAMIL

Bernard

James

Henry

Indicted for same offence as DENIS CUSH - Not guilty

DEVINE

Margaret

For uttering base coin – Guilty; to be imprisoned six months

MULLEN

Charles

For stealing oats, the property of ROBERT McCREA – Guilty; to be imprisoned three months

WEIR

John

For having in his possession counterfeit coin at Strabane – Guilty; to be imprisoned 12 months

McIVER

CORR

McCLEAY

TONER

WELDON

Patrick

Patrick

James

Charles

Richard

For burglary - Not guilty, discharged

McMANUCE

William

For uttering forged Bank Notes - Not guilty

McCARTY

Anne

Indicted for cow stealing - Not guilty, discharged

BREEN

William

For uttering forged Bank Notes - Not guilty, discharged

McIVER

John

For burglary - Not guilty, discharged

CAMPBELL

Hugh

For sending a threatening letter to SINCLAIR PERRY, ESQ. of Seskinore - Not guilty, discharged

BUCHANNAN

George

For shooting at JOHN MARSHALL with intent to kill - Not guilty, discharged

DRUGAN

COYLE

DAILEY

Thomas

Edward

Owen

For administering an unlawful oath, purporting to be the Ribbonman’s oath, at Ballygawley - Not guilty, discharged

MARSHALL

HALL

BREEN

Henry

Joseph

William

For cow stealing; Not guilty - discharged

McMAHON

Owen

For burning a house - Trial postponed till next Assizes

COLGAN

COLGAN

COLGAN

John

Patrick

James

For highway robbery - Not guilty, discharged


Return to County Tyrone's Home Page