Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1876/1877
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


 

The Following is a return of Inquests held by Michael Meagher, Coroner for part of the North Riding of Tipperary commencing July 8th 1876 and ending February 24th 1877. s after a number is for shilling.

1. July 8th 1876 on Malachy Toohy, Parish of Anameadle, barony of Upper Ormond. Drs. McKeogh and Maher £2.2.0.  Verdict-Poisoned from external application. reported by Constable Connell. Milage 8 s. Exhumation and post-mortem.

2. July 14th 1876  on John Daveron, at workhouse, Thurles. Parish of Thurles, Barony of Eliogarty. Verdict: Death from Lung Disease; reported by Constable Bonynge. Milage 15s. Telegram included 1s.

3. July 15th 1876, Bridget Carney, at Newport, Parish of Kilvelane, Brony of Owney and Arra. Dr. Dwyer £1.1.0. Verdict; Cut her throat, temporary insanity, reported by Sub. Inspector Well. Milage 14s. Telegram included, 2s

4. July 20th 1876. On a female child, name unknown, at Ballinaclough Churchyard, Parish of Ballinaclough, Barony of Upper Ormond. Dr. Cahalan £1.1.0. Verdict; Death from natural causes. Reported by Constable Dooley. Milage 4s. Exhumation

5. 4th August 1876. on William George Thorn, at Carrigatoher, Parish of Youghal, Barony of Owney and Arra, . Dr. McKeogh £1.1.0. Verdict; From a fall off a car; reported by Constable Nealon. Milage 7s.

6. 7th August 1876; on Timothy Fitzpatrick, at Workhouse, Borrisokane, Parish of Borrisokane, Barony of Lower Ormond. Verdict-Heart Disease; reported by Head Constable Price. Milage 8s. No Fee-workhouse case.

7. 8th August 1876  on Michael Meara, at Firmount, parish of Terryglass, Barony of Lower Ormond. Drs Boxwell and Maher. £2.2.0.  Verdict-Found Drowned; reported by Constable Duggan. Milage 14s. Post-Mortem (Report gone to Crown).

8. 28th August 1876. on Michael Casey, at Lisquillibeen, parish of Kilbarron, Barony of Lower Ormond. Dr. Maher £1.1,0. Verdict-Accidentally drowned; reported by Constable Ryan. Milage 10s.

9. 8th. Sept 1876. on Mary Connell, at workhouse, Borrisokane, Barony of Lower ormond, Doctor Kingsley, £1.1.0. Verdict-Natural Causes. Reported by Head Constable Price. Milage 8s.

10. 29th Sept 1876. on John Ryan at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Barony of Lower ormond. Dr. Cahalan £1.1.0. Verdict-Lockjaw from fall off a wall. Reported by Constable Treacy. Milage 4s.

11. 11th. October 1876. on Thomas Slattery, at Coumnagulla, Parish of Templederry, Barony of Upper Ormond, Dr. Powell £1.1.0. Verdict-Accidentally drowned; Reported by Constable Bassett. Milage 11s.

12. 11th. October 1876 On Patrick Clancy, at Coumnagulla, Parish of Templederry, Barony of Upper Ormond. Dr. McKeogh £1.1.0. Verdict-Accidentally drowned. Peported by Constable Bassett. Milage 11s.

13. 22th October 1876. On Mary Daly, at Muccina, Parish of Kilmore, Barony of Upper Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by Constable Russell. Milage 6s.

14. 2nd November 1876. On Thomas Kelly, at the Workhouse, Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Barony of Upper Ormond, Drs McKeogh and Minnett. £2.2.0. Verdict-Heart Disease, reported by Constable Treacy, Milage 4s. Post-Mortem.

15. 21st. November 1876. On Daniel Ryan, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Barony of Lower Ormond. Verdict-Accidentally drowned. Reported by Constable Treacy. Milage 4s.

16. 29th. November 1876 On Bridget Bryan, at Ballinlogh, Parish of Anameadle, Barony of Upper Ormond. Dr. McMahon £1.1.0. Verdict-Accidentally drowned;Reported by Constabel Connell. Milage 2s.

17. 9th December 1876. On Rebecca Kelly, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Barony of Lower Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God.;reported by Constable Treacy. Milage 1s.

18.16th December 1876. On Julia Madden, at Finnoe Churchyard, Parish of Finnoe, Barony of Lower Ormond. Drs Kingsley and Maher. £2.2.0. Verdict-Visitation of God; Reported by Sub-Inspector Lopdell. Milage 9s. Exhumation and Post-Mortem.

19. 4th Janruary 1877. On Michael Whelan, Ballinahinch, Parish of Ballingarry,Barony of Lower Ormond. Dr. Maher £1.1.0.Verdict- Suffocation from bursting of an artery, Reported by Constable Moor. Milage 9s.

20. 14th January 1877. On John Meara, at Rockview, Parish of Knigh, Barony of Lower Ormond, Dr. Maher £1.1.0. Verdict-Disease of the heart; reported by Constable Ryan. Milage 8s.

21. 22th January. 1877 On Langlois O'Gready Lefroy, at Gortmonge, Parish of Kilbarron, Barony of Lower Ormond; Dr. Berney £1.1.0. Verdict-Death from the explosion of a powder horn. Reported by Constable Bryan. Milage 11s.

22. 28th Feb. 1877 On John Kennedy, at Corbally, Parish of Castletown, Barony of Owney and Arra. Dr. McKeogh £1.1.0. Verdict-Death from a fall off a bridge; reported by Constable Healy. Milage 9s.

23. 10th February 1877 On Patrick Harty, at Cloughprior, Parish of Cloughprior, Barony of Lower Ormond. Dr. McKeogh £1.1.0. Verdict-Disease of the Heart. Reported by Constable Ryan. Milage 10s. 2s. for two telegrams.

The above is a correct list of the number of inquests held by me since 29th june 1876 to 24th February 1877, the date of my last furnished account to the Grand Jury.
Michael Meagher, Coroner, Co. Tipperary
Feb. 24th. 1877


A return of Inquests held by John Cormack, Coroner for the County of Tipperary, Thurles District, parts of North and South Riding, starting 17th August 1876 and ending 22th Feb. 1877.

1. 17th August. 1876. On James Ryan, at Cormackstown, Parish of Holycross. Dr. Jackman £1.1.0. Verdict-Killed by Lightning. Reported by Constable Davies, Farneybridge. Milage 2s.6d..

2. 29th Sept. 1876 On Margaret Gardiner, at Barrack Street, Templemore, Parish of Templemore. Dr. Forsaythe. £1.1.0. Verdict-Suffocation from excessive drinking, reported by head Constable Stephens, Templemore. Milage 4s.6d.

3. 18th October 1876. On Johanna Hennessy, at Ballypatrick, Parish of Inch. Dr. Russell. £1.1.0. Verdict-Died of Heart Disease. Reported by Constable Murphy. Dovea. Milage 3s. 6d.

4.2nd November 1876. On James O'Connor, at Ballingarry, Parish of Ballingarry, Barony of Slievardagh. Dr. Calcutt. £1.1.0. Verdict-Natural Causes. Reported by Constable Young, Ballingarry. Milage 12s. Telegram 1s.

5. 22nd. November 1876. On Richard  Lloyd. at Two-Mile-Borris, Parish of Two-Mile-Borris. Dr. Barry £1.1.0. Verdict-Constipation of bowels and heart disease. Reported by Constable McElveen, Littleton. Milage 4s.6d.

6. 25th November 1876. On Michael Dwyer, Modeshill, Sankey, Parish of Modeshill. Barony of Slievardagh.  Dr. James Going. £1.1.0. Verdict-Gravel, accelerated by falling on a harrow. Reported by Constable Stack, Harley Park. Milage 14s. telegram. 1s.

7. 26th November 1876. Jeremiah Lowry, Gurteenaphoira, Drombane, Parish of Mealiffe, Barony of Kilnemanagh, Dr. Russell (Post-Mortem examination). £2.2.0. Verdict-Fracture of skull. Cause Unknown, Reported by Constable Terrett, Mealiffe. Milage 3s. 6d.

8th. 4th December on Joanne Gorman, at Monslat, Parish of Killenaule, Barony of Slievardagh, Dr. Heffernan £1.1.0. Verdict-Suffication by gable end of house falling in. Reported by Head Constable O'Hara, Killenaule, Milage 8s. Telegram delivery 3s.

9. 24th Dec. 1876 on John Cormack, at Shevevrie, Parish of Upperchurch, Dr. Power £1.1.0. Verdict-Died of Heart Disease. Reported by Constable Kavanagh, Shevevire. Milage 5s.

10. 27th Dec. 1876 On Bridget Ryan alias Mack, at Thurles, Parish of Thurles, Barony of Eliogarty, Dr. Russell (Post Mortem) £2.2.0.Verdict-Paralysis, caused by a wound to the head, of cause of which there is not sufficient evidence. Reported by Head Constable Bonynge Thurles. Milage 2s.6d. Two witnesses 2s.

11. 19th January 1877. On John Dunne, at Laharden, Parish of Two Mile Borris, Dr. Barry £1.1.0. Verdict-Heart Disease;Reported by Constable McElveen. Littleton. Co. Tipp. Milage 4s.6d.

12. 22nd January 1877. On John Burke, Gurtnacranagh, Parish of Glenkeen, Barony of Kilnemanagh. Drs. Power and Barry, £2.2.0. Verdict-Effusion of blood on brain from wound on head, no cause proved. reported by Head Constable Stephens, Templemore. Milage 5s.

13. 31st January, On Catherine Fahy, at Ballingarry Lower, Parish of Ballingarry, Barony of Slievardagh Dr, Calcutt. £1.1.0. Verdict-Heart Disease, Reported by Constable Young. Ballingarry. Milage 12s. Telegram and Delivery 3s.

14 2nd. Feb. 1877 On Johanna Moloney, at Ballinahow, Parish of Ballycahill;, Barony of Eliogarty. DR. Jackman. £1.1.0. Verdict-Natural Causes. Reported by Constable Davis. Farneybridge, Holycross. Milage 1s.

15. 16th Feb 1877 on Christopher Kenny at Templemore, Parish of Templemore. Dr. O'Connell. £1.1.0. Verdict-Suffication from obstruction in throat whilst at dinner. Reported by Head Constable Stephens. Templemore Milage 4s.6d.

Cases reported where I did not think inquests necessary.
25th Aug. 1876 Report marked A.Supposed cause of death;Asthma, Reported by Constable Rafter,Timmony. Telegram 4s.4d.

26th Aug. 1876 Report marked B. having conferred with the Doctor, no inquest necessary. Cause of death;Fall from cock of hay. Reported by Constable Terret, Mealiffe. Telegarm 3s.


A return of inquests held by John Cormack, Coroner for parts of North and South Ridings, County Tipperary. commencing ist March 1877 and ending June 19th. 1877.

1. March 1st, 1877, On male child found dead, at Templemore, Parish of Templemore. Dr. O'Connell-Post Mortem examination. £2.2.0. Verdict-Found dead in a shrubbery. Reported by Head Constable Stephens. Templemore. Expenses, Coffin and burial. 10s. Milage 4s.6d.

2. March 3rd. 1877. On Anne Dwyer, an infant at Thurles, Dr. Russell-Post Mortem examination. £2.2.0. Verdict; Died from natural causes. Reported by Head Constable Bonynge. Thurles. Expenses;Coffin and Burial. 10s. Owner of house 2 days. 7s. Four witnesses 4s. Milage 2s. 6d.

3. March 5th. 1877 On Margaret Hackett at Curraghgraigue, Parish of Glankeen (Glenkeen), Dr. Power £1.1.0.  Verdict-Heart Disease. reported by Sub-Constable McEvilly, Borrisoleigh. Milage 4s.

4. March 15th 1877 On Michael Spellane, At Roscrea, parish of Roscrea. Dr. J.A. Powell £1.1.0.Verdict-Suffication by falling in water, on Road side. Reported by Head Constable Thompson, Roscrea. Expenses:Telegrams 4s.6d. Milage 11s. 6d.

5. March 16th 1877 On Mary Sheehy, at Derryfada, Parish of Moyne. Dr. Barry £1.1.0. Verdict;Died from natural causes. Reported by Constable Kennedy , Cooleeny. Milage 7s.6d.

6. April 17th. 1877 on Jeremiah Leahy, at Two-Mile-Borris, Parish of Borris, Dr. Barry£1.1.0.Verdict-Erysipelas, result of accidental injuries, Reported by Constable Kennedy Cooleeny, Milage 5s.

7. April 17th 1877. On John White at Templemore, Parish of Templemore, Barony of Eliogarty; No Doctor, Verdict;Natural Causes. Reported by Constable Mooney, Templemore. Expenses;Telegram 1s. Milage 6s.

8. April 18th 1877 on Katherine Kennedy, at Killoskehan, Borrisoleigh, barony of Ikerrin, No Doctor. Verdict;Heart Disease. Reported by Constable Kelly, Golding's-Cross. Milge 5s.

From originals held at Tipperary Library.