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Tyrone Assizes, Omagh July 1823


Tyrone Assizes, Omagh July 1823
Extracted from the STRABANE MORNING POST

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



Tuesday, July 29, 1823

On Monday se’nnight, at 2 o’clock, the Hon. Judge VANDELEUR arrived from Enniskillen in Omagh, and at 3 o’clock proceeded to the Court House, when the following Grand Jury were sworn :

William STEWART, ESQ. M. P. Foreman

Rt. Hon. Sir J. STEWART, BART.

James SINCLAIR, ESQ.

Lord VISCOUNT CORRY

W. D’ARCY IRVINE, ESQ.

J. C. MOUTRAY, ESQ.

Crawford COLHOUN, ESQ.

John Dixon ECCLES, ESQ.

Jones CRAWFORD, ESQ.

Hon. A. G. STEWART, ESQ.

Samuel GALBRAITH, ESQ.

George PERRY, Esq.

H. G. EDWARDS, ESQ.

Sir R. FERGUSON, BART.

Sir J. J. BURGOYNE, KNT.

James CAULFIELD, ESQ.

William MURRAY, ESQ.

James LOWRY, ESQ.

Robert EVANS, ESQ.

George LENDRUM, ESQ.

Robert SMYTH, ESQ.

Wm. S. RICHARDSON, ESQ.

Hugh LYLE, ESQ.







The following prisoners were then put on their trials:

KAIN

Roddy

For stealing bank notes, to be transported 7 years

HATTERS

James

For the same offence, to be imprisoned 3 months

McAWARD

NEILSON

QUIN

James

Isaac

Mary

For stealing linen cloth from the bleach green of EDWARD SPROUL; to be imprisoned 6 months each

DRUM

James

For stealing flax, to be imprisoned 6 months

BROWN

J.

For gaol breaking, not guilty

McCANN

T.

For stealing a watch, not guilty

MURDOCK

John

For bigamy, not guilty

LENNON

John

For sheep stealing, not guilty

McNAUGHER

Peter

For stealing a spade, not guilty

AIKENS

Ann

For the murder of WILLIAM AIKENS, not guilty

BEATTY

DORAN

John

John

For shooting at, and wounding ARTHUR O’BRINE[?], not guilty

READ

SMITH

PATRICK

J.

F.

John

For the murder of JOHN MACKEN; trial postponed to next assizes




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