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Dungannon Quarter Sessions, July 1849


Dungannon Quarter Sessions, July 1849

Extracted from the Armagh Guardian, July 9 1849

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



DUNGANNON SESSIONS

 

These sessions commenced on the 2nd inst., before RICHARD NUN, Esq., Q.C., Assistant-Barrister.

There were 900 civil bills, 38 ejectment entries, and about 60 Crown numbers.

The civil business being over on Friday, the criminal business was proceeded with next morning, when the following gentlemen were sworn on the grand jury:

 

ADAIR

Thomas, Esq.

Gortalowry

BARCROFT

William J., Esq.

Redford

BROWN

James, Esq.

Grange

BROWN

W., Esq.

Killymaddy

HAMILTON

Irwin M., Esq.

Tullydonnell

HARPER

Thomas H., Esq.

Everstown

HOLMES

William, Esq.

Dungannon

IRWIN

James M., Esq.

Creevagh

IRWIN

Wm. H., Esq.

Tullycullion

JOHNSTON

Galbraith, Esq.

Moy

LECKY

Stewart, Esq.

Coalisland

McAVOY

John M., Esq.

Dungannon

McCLELLAND

John, Esq.

Dungannon

MEGAW

William, Esq.

Eary

NEWTON

Robert W., Esq.

Gortin

O’NEILL

John, Esq.

Dungannon

PIKE

James, Esq.

Farlough

SLEVIN

George, Esq.

Ballysaggart

SPREE [SPEER]

Henry, Esq.

Dungannon

TENER

John Kinley, Esq.

Moree

TENER

Richard, Esq.

Dungannon

WOOD

James, Esq.

Tullyvea

YOUNG

James, Esq.

Annaguinea



Saturday was entirely occupied with custody cases, of whom a great number submitted. The charges were principally for larceny, but several being of a more aggravated character, the parties on being convicted were sentenced by the court to transportation. In our next we shall insert full particulars.



July 23 1849

DUNGANNON SESSIONS

(From our Correspondent)

As promised in our last we now give the names of the prisoners arraigned at these sessions, with abstracts of the charges and ruling of the court. There were about 16 prisoners sentenced to transportation.

The criminal business terminated about three o’ clock on Wednesday the 11th instant –

 

EDWARD HAGAN

stealing clothes the property of JOHN MACAN, at Creevelough. Guilty; 4 months with hard labour

BETTY CONARY

stealing hens at Largalea, the property of JOHN RAFFERTY. Submitted; two months with hard labour

WM. JACKSON

stealing Indian meal at Cookstown, from KING HENRY. Submitted; two months with hard labour

SARAH McANALLIN

stealing hens at Tullylearn from JAMES MAGENIS. Submitted; one day’s imprisonment.

JAMES McPHILIPS

stealing money from JAMES DEVLIN in Cookstown. Guilty; four months with hard labour

JANE HENRY

stealing goods from MR. McGEAGH, of Cookstown. Guilty; four months with hard labour

DAVID McKITTRICK

stealing yarn from ARTHUR TIMONY, of Ballynagilly. Not amenable

MICHAEL LOUGHRIN

stealing clothes the property of the Dungannon Union. Submitted; one month

PATTRICK MULRINE

breaking into and robbing the houses of CHARLES SLEAVIN of Cavey, and ANNE McCRORY, of Glencull. Guilty; to be transported ten years

JOHN CAVANAGH

stealing the door of a house in Tyerla, the property of P. DAWLY. Not guilty

PATRICK McMULLAN

stealing potatoes at Aughnacloy from HUGH SIMPSON. Submitted; six weeks

ANTHONY NIXON alias WILSON

stealing a watch from WM. BARTON, of Dungannon. Guilty; three months with hard labour, and two days’ solitary in each week

JOHN HART

stealing money at Aughnacloy, from CATHERINE MAGILLY. Guilty; to be transported for ten years

THOMAS QUIN

stealing bread from HUGH McKENNY, of Dungannon. Submitted; two months’ imprisonment

SAMUEL BEST & PATRICK WALSH

stealing lead from JOHN STEVENSON of Dungannon. Submitted-BEST two months with hard labour; WALSH fourteen years transportation

CATHERINE McCRUDDEN alias DUGAN

stealing hens at Aughnacloy, from EDWARD BRADLEY. Guilty; three months’ imprisonment

ALICE McNAMEE

stealing clothes at Limehill, from SIMON CUNNINGHAM. Not amenable

MATTY WILSON & ANNE REID

stealing turnips at Cully. Not amenable

FELIX NUGENT

stealing poultry. Not amenable

CATHERINE RICHMAN

stealing Bank notes at Cookstown, from ROBERT HUTCHESON. Guilty; transported 10 years

NEAL DRUGAN

stealing Bank notes from Jas. Kirk. Not guilty

ALEXANDER WILSON

stealing a spade at Dungannon from ANDREW McENTIRE. Submitted; 6 weeks’ imprisonment

MARY SKEFFINGTON

stealing hens from PETER CASEY. Not amenable

WILLIAM WILSON

stealing a door at Ballymacilroy. Not guilty

ELLEN HOLLIS

stealing goods at Ballygawley, from BIDDY McKENNA. Guilty; three months’ imprisonment

ALLEY DOVRIAN [DORRIAN?],

stealing money from THOS. GILMORE, at Stewartstown. Submitted; transported 10 years

DANIEL MULDOON

feloniously entering a dwelling house. Discharged; No prosecution

BETTY FORD

stealing clothes at Terrynew, from JANE WILSON. Guilty-two months’ with hard labour

MARGARET NIXON

stealing iron at Dungannon, from WILLIAM CONLAN. Submitted; two months’ imprisonment

MARY QUIN

stealing oatmeal from JAMES WILSON; Not amenable

JOHN O’NEILL

stealing a window from CATHERINE BRIARS at Corr. Guilty; 12 months’ imprisonment

CHARLES CAMPBELL

stealing meal at Templereagh, from ROBERT STEWART. Guilty; two months’ imprisonment

BELL QUIN

stealing meal at Ballynafye. Not amenable

BRIDGET CAHILL

stealing a petticoat from Messrs. SIMMONS and MAXWELL of Dungannon. Guilty; two months

JOHN SLEITH

stealing money from JOHN McCUSKER in Aughnacloy. Guilty; six weeks with hard labour

JOHN DICKSON, JAMES HEATHERINGTON, ELLEN DICKSON & JAMES MAGLADRIGAN

stealing meal from WM. OAK, at Legoan. Not guilty

MARY ANN NORTON

stealing plate and other goods from ROWLAND BETTY, of Aughnacloy. Submitted; Transported for 14 years

JANE McFARLAND

receiving at Cookstown a quantity of stolen delph, the property of WILLIAM JOHNSTON. Guilty; two months

WILLIAM BURTON

assaulting at Aughnacloy, Sub-constable WM. RUTLEDGE. Submitted; to keep the peace until called up for judgement

EDWARD SLEVIN

assaulting ANNE SLEVIN at Caledon. Submitted; six months

HENRY KELLY

assaulting ROBERT BARRY at Trew. Not guilty by consent of prosecutor

JAMES HENDERSON

stealing clothes from H. SIMPSON at Drumearn. Not guilty

JAMES HENDERSON, SARAH HENDERSON & MATTHEW KERR

stealing a spade and other goods from JAMES MEIKLEM and JAMES FERGUSON and others. KERR not guilty. HENDERSON guilty; to be transported for ten years. SARAH HENDERSON to be imprisoned one week

MATTY HART

stealing clothes from SAMUEL THOMPSON at Mullybrannon. Guilty; transported for ten years

MARGARET ROGERS

stealing a hen from JANE KELLY of Donaghmore. Guilty; one fortnight’s imprisonment

ANN HENDERSON alias HAMILTON alias BONER

stealing a bundle of soft goods from ISABELLA BURNS at Dungannon. Guilty; six months

JOHN WILLIAMSON

stealing cabbages from CHARLES BURTON of Curran. Submitted; two months’ imprisonment

WM. JACKSON

stealing goods from several parties at Rahaghy. Submitted; four months’ imprisonment

MARY ANNE HUTCHESON

stealing goods at Creevagh, the property of MRS. HOWARD. Submitted; three months’ imprisonment

HUGH McGLUE

assault on PATRICK McCORMACK, at Aughnacloy. Submitted; 12 calendar months’ imprisonment

CATHARINE WILSON

stealing a turkey from JAMES IRWIN, of Creevagh. Submitted; three months’ imprisonment

FELIX HANLON

larceny of a large quantity of linen yarn, the property of JAMES McNEECE, HUGH O’NEILL and JAMES KERR, instructed to him as a carrier. Guilty; two months’ imprisonment

CATHARINE McWADE

picking the pockets of PATT EARLY, at Aughnacloy. Guilty; four months’ imprisonment

JOHN WALSH

violently assaulting JOHN McCHRISTAL at Dungannon. Guilty; 7 years transportation

CATHARINE MALLON

stealing yarn from ROBT. DAWSON. Not guilty

ELIZA CAMPBELL

stealing Indian Meal from FRANCIS LITTLE at Aughnacloy. Submitted; transported 10 years

ANNE DONNELLY & ANNE FORBES

stealing clothes from THOMAS ROWEN at Lismonaghan. Guilty; two months with solitary confinement

PATRICK WALSH

receiving stolen leaden pipes, the property of JOHN STEVENSON, of Dungannon. Submitted; previously sentenced to transportation

WILLIAM McCAMLEY

stealing poultry from JOHN WRIGHT of Dungannon. Guilty; four months’ imprisonment

BETTY MULLIGAN

stealing a watch and other articles from Robert Thistle. Guilty; 10 years’ transportation

JOHN DOULEY

rescue of a cow from SAMUEL NEWELL. Not amenable

WM. MOORE

rescue of a cow from DENIS DEALY. Re-bound to appear at next Sessions

BRITTA MURPHY, HENRY MURPHY & HENRY Mc NALLY

rescue of a horse and cart at Coalisland. Submitted; to re-appear at next Sessions

EDWARD & HENRY CARDWELL

assault on J. CLARKE. Guilty; two months’ imprisonment

JAMES MAXWELL

stealing a bundle of yarn from THOMAS IRWIN, in Killyman, he being a convicted felon. Submitted; to be transported 15 years

ROBERT NIXON

receiving stolen goods the property of ROBERT LOUGHRAN. Submitted; to be transported 10 years

JANE McMANUS

stealing a gown from MICHAEL MADDEN, of Dungannon. Submitted; to be transported 16 years

ELLEN HARVEY, alias GLENN

stealing a coat from M. McGUIGAN. Submitted; transported 10 years

ELIZABETH DONAGHEY & SARAH KELLY, alias KENNEDY

stealing delph from WILLIAM JOHNSTON, of Cookstown. Guilty; each four months imprisonment

WM. THOMPSON

stealing meal at Pomeroy, from FRANCIS SLAINE. Submitted; to be sent to Cookstown Workhouse

ROBT. HUGHES

stealing ducks from EDWD. WOODS, of Mulboy. Guilty. This was a young lad, and the Court directed the Sheriff to make inquiry as to his parents, and if proper for him to send him home

JOHN BENNET

a very young boy, stealing meal at Benburb, from JOHN EYRE. Submitted; to be given to his mother

THOMAS McDANIEL

assault on JAMES BROWNE at Aughnacloy. Guilty; one month’s imprisonment

JEREMIAH McCALLASKEY

assault on JOSEPH, BERNARD and BETTY MAGLONE, at Stewartstown. Guilty; four months’ imprisonment




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