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Tyrone Assizes March 1815


Tyrone Assizes March 1815
Extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST, Tuesday March 18 1815

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



TYRONE ASSIZES HELD AT OMAGH, MARCH 12, 1815

On Wednesday last, the Honourable Justice OSBORNE, opened the Commission in the Crown Court, where the following trials took place:

McKINNA

John

Indicted for the robbery of JAMES QUIN, in Aughnacloy - discharged by proclamation

BOYLE

William

Indicted for sheep stealing - to be transmitted to Lifford, to stand his trial for the same

CARROL

James

For stealing a hat - discharged by proclamation

MORTLIN

MORTLIN

Robert &

Thomas

For an assault, guilty - to be imprisoned two months

McCRISTAL

Bryan

For cow stealing - discharged by proclamation

RAMSEY

James

Indicted for having in his possession a carcase of beef, which he could not account for, not guilty - discharged

MILLS

George

Charged with shooting CON O’DONNELL through the thigh, in the town of Fintona, not guilty - discharged

McALIEY

Roger

For stealing a trunk - to be transmitted to Carrickfergus, there to abide his trial

DEVLIN

BROWN

McCAN

Betty &

Betty &

John

For stealing cloth from B. WIST, of Fintona, not guilty - discharged

MARTIN

James

Indicted for cow-stealing, guilty - to be transported seven years

JOHNSTON

HENDERSON

James &

Robert

Indicted for the robbery of OLIVER STRINGER, at Calacown - not guilty

EAKIN

John

Indicted for stealing linen yarn, at Newtownstewart, not guilty - discharged

JOHNSTON

Thomas

Indicted for cutting timber, in Rash Demesne, not guilty – discharged

McCARDEL

BROWN

Patrick &

Robert

Indicted for a riot at the town of Aughnacloy - admitted to bail, to abide their trial at the next Sessions of Dungannon

McCARTNEY

James

For cutting Ash timber, not guilty - discharged

McMANUS

Patrick

For passing forged notes, in the town of Drumquin, not guilty - to give security for good behaviour

McGRATH

McHUGH

Dennis &

Charles

Indicted for the murder of ANDREW CLANDINNEN, not guilty - discharged, by passing security for good behaviour

McHUGH

McHUGH

McHUGH

McHUGH

Patrick &

Francis &

James

Michael

Indicted for same murder - to give security to stand their trial at next Assizes

McLAUGHLIN

Bernard

Indicted for cropping BERNARD JAMES, not guilty

Same, for wilful and corrupt perjury, at the Excise Office of Strabane, guilty - to be transported for seven years

McCOLGAN

McCOLGAN

Manus &

Hugh

Indicted for the murder of EDWARD McCOLGAN, guilty of manslaughter - to be imprisoned twelve months, and burned in the hand

HAITLY

Andrew

Indicted with the murder of JAMES TONER, not guilty - discharged

BUCHANNAN

William

Officer of Excise, for an assault on WILLIAM HAMILTON, after having him in custody, as a prisoner, guilty - fined sixpence, discharged

HAMILTON

William

For stopping WILLIAM BUCHANNAN, an Officer of Excise, in the execution of his duty, guilty - to pay a fine of 100; or to be imprisoned twelve months

 

Forty-eight persons were found guilty of illicit distillation, and severally fined 10, to be paid to the prosecutor, and to be confined six months




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