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Tyrone Assizes, Omagh, March 1832


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Tyrone Assizes, Omagh, March 1832
Extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST

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


Extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST

Tuesday, March 20, 1832

TYRONE ASSIZES HELD AT OMAGH, Saturday, March 16 1832

MALAGHAN

Thomas

Court opened at ten o’clock, when THOMAS MALAGHAN was indicted for stealing a cow, on the 30th July last – Guilty; to be transported 14 years

ARTHUR

BRYNE

William

Sarah

For stealing two pigs, the property of JOHN CAVANAGH, of Dungannon, on the 5th January last. ARTHUR was found guilty, and sentenced to be transported seven years

RAINEY

Robert

For stealing a bank note from GEORGE ROBINSON, at Moy, on 3rd February last; to be transported seven years

DAVISON

Anne

For procuring two counterfeit shillings, knowing them to be such, with intent to pass them - Guilty; to be imprisoned two months

HAMILL

Edward

For a like offence – guilty; to be imprisoned three months and kept to hard labour

HUGHES

John

For robbing the person of THOMAS GUNN, in Fintona, 8 in Bank notes and some silver - Not guilty

McNEESE

Betty

For receiving a cloak and apron the goods of THOMAS TAGGART, knowing them to be stolen –Guilty; to be imprisoned twelve months

HAGAN

John

For having in his possession at Augher, on the 12th of December last, two Bank of Ireland notes of the value of 1 each. It was clearly proven by two witnesses that the prisoner had tendered and passed the notes; that, however, being a capital offence, he was only indicted for having them in his possession, knowing them to be forged. - Guilty. His Lordship remarked, in passing sentence, that had the prisoner been indicted for uttering the notes, sentence of death would have been passed upon him; but as the Bank had so leniently acted towards him, his duty was to pronounce sentence of transportation for fourteen years



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