Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1844/45
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


 

Return of inquests by James Carroll, Esq. Coroner for Tipperary County.  from the 8th Dec. 1844 to 9th. June 1845.

1. Dec. 8th 1844 on John Gery; held at Cloughjordan, parish of Modereny. Verdict:came by his death in consequence of the upsetting of his Gig. Dr. Thos. Purefoy.

2. Dec. 13th. 1844 Benjamin Alloway, held at Nenagh goal, Parish of Nenagh. Verdict;Visitation by God. Doctor O'Neill Quin.

3. Jan. 13th 1845 Wm. Butler, Erenagh, Parish of Kilmore. Verdict;Visitation of God. Doctor;Ed. Kitson.

4. Jan 22nd. 1845 William Ryan Lackenaive, Kilmastulla. Verdict:Bowel complaint. Drs Robert Twiss and James Dempster.

5. Feb. 5th 1845 William Ryan, Cloughjordan, Parish of Modereny. Verdict:injuries by falling into a sewer of boiling water. Dr. Thomas Purefoy.

6. Feb. 2nd. 1845 Jeremiah Flanagan, Nenagh. Verdict;Sudden fit of appoplexy. Doctor;Ed. Kitson.

7. Feb. 3rd. 1845 Eleanor Dagg, Cowbawne, Parish of Modereny. Verdict:Sudden fit caused by disease of the heart. Dr. Thomas Purefoy.

8. Feb 11th 1845. John Ryan, Foildorie, Abbington. Verdict:Mortal wound to his head, inflicted by one person or persons unknown. Doctor;Ed. Kitson.

9. March 8th. 1845 on Peter Malone, Ballina, Templekelly. Verdict:Drowned in the River Shannon. Doctor;Ed. Kitson.

10. March 13th. 1845 on Michael Connors, Newport, Parish of Kilbolane. Verdict;Sudden rupture of a blood vessel in the chest, by kicking a ball. Doctor Langor Carey.

11. March 18th. Bridget Healy, Boher, Kilmastulla. Verdict;Visitation of God. Doctor;John Kitson.

12. March 19th. Jeremiah Halloran, Banakelly, Parish of Youghal. Verdict;Mortal wound to the head inflicted by Denis Brien. Doctor. John Kitson.

13. March 26th.1845 Peter Gleeson, Buckawn, Parish of Killadierna. Verdict;Accidentally falling of a wall. Doctor:Ed. Kitson.

14. April 18th. Pat. Rowland. Curroughbaun, Parish of Youghal. Verdict:accidentally burned. Doctor:Richard Kennedy.

15. April 22nd. 1845 Robert Purtill, Held at Nenagh Goal. Verdict:Gun shot wound inflicted on him by Issac Mills. Doctor:O'Neill Quin.

16. April 23rd. 1845 Judith Kennedy, Nenagh. Verdict;falling from a window at the fever hospital in Nenagh. Dr. O'Neill Quin.

17. May 5th. 1845 John Waters, Riverlawn, Parish of Ballymackey. Verdict:injuries to the head inflicted by some person or persons unknown. Dr. Charles Langley.

18. May 22nd. Patrick Ryan. Knockaneacullo, Parish of Kilvolane. Verdict:Sudden fit of appoplexy. Dr. E. Kitson.

19. June 2nd. Michael Devitt, Gurtdulee, Killoscully. Verdict.:Injuries caused by his clothes having accidentally caught fire. Doctor; Ed. Kitson.

All which I certify.
James Carroll Coroner.
P. Phipps, Chairman.


A Return of inquests taken and held before Michael Cormack, one of the Coroners of Tipperary. Dec. 1844 to June 1845.
1. Dec. 18th 1844. Joseph Pollar, held at Chraduff, Parish of Ballingarry, Barony of Slievardagh. Dr. Wm. Fennedlly. Verdict-Falling into a coal pit.

2. Dec. 21st. 1844. Denis Fogarty, held at Thurles, Dr. George Bradshaw. Verdict-Exposed to the cold of the night.

3. Dec. 28th 1844. John Stapleton, Lahara, Parish of Drom. Dr. Geo. W. Pinchin. Verdict-Gun shot wound by Michael Phelan.

4. Dec. 28th. 1844. Daniel Egan, Killea, Parish of Killea. DR. Henry Powell. Verdict-Clothes taking fire.

5. Dec. 30th. 1844 Daniel Meara, Moyne, Parish of Moyne. Dr. Geo. Bradshaw. Verdict-Disease of the heart.

6. Jan. 2nd. 1845 Margaret Treacy, Ballygurteen, Corbally. Barony of Ikerrin. Dr. Henry Powell. Verdict-Falling into a tub of water.

7. Jan 5th 1845. William Kinna, Killersanne, Parish of Thurles. Dr. geo. Bradshaw. Verdict-Falling into a dyke of water.

8. Jan 6th 1845. Michael Cahill, Commons, Parish of Ballingarrry, Slievardagh. Dr. Wm. Fennelly. Verdict-Falling into Coal Pit.

9. Jan 11th. 1845. Mary Donohue, Drom, Parish of Drom. Dr. Geo. Pinchin. Verdict-Smothered in her bed.

10. Jan. 16th. Betty Russett. Clonbane, Roscrea. Co. Tipp. Dr. Henry Powell. Verdict-Burned.

11. Jan. 19th. 1845  Samuel Smyth, Clonkannon, Parish of Borrisfarna, Barony of Ikerrin. Dr. Geo. Pinchin. Verdict-Death from injuries inflicted by person or persons unknown.

12. Jan. 20th. 1845 Matthew Kennedy, Thurles, Parish of Thurles. Dr. Geo. Bradshaw. Verdict-Visitation of God.

13. Feb. 5th. 1845. Philip Ryan, Thurles, Parish of Thurles. Dr. Geo. Bradshaw. Verdict-Clothes Taking fire.

14. Feb. 21st. 1845. William Ryan, Mountalt, Ballyshail, Barony of Eliogarty. Dr. Geo. Bradshaw. Verdict-A large tree falling on him.

15. Feb 25th 1845. Bridget Collins. Templemore, Parish of Templemore. Dr. Ed. Kingsley. Verdict-Visitation of God.

16. March 3rd. 1845 Ellen Butler, Clonbouth, Killeverigh, Barony of Ikerrin. Dr. Henry Powell. Verdict-Disease of the heart.

17. March 9th. George Matthews, Roscrea. Dr. Henry Powell. Verdict-Disease of the heart.

18. March 9th. 1845 Margaret Maher. Roscrea. Dr. Henry Powell. Verdict-Clothes taking fire.

19. March 16th. 1845. Margaret Gason, Mountalt, Parish of Killenaule. Dr. Michael Stokes. Verdict-Visitation of God.

20. March 29th 1845. Margaret Bourk, Ballyronane, Parish of Holycross. Dr. Geo. Bradshaw. Verdict-Clothes taking fire.

21. May 11th. 1845. John Morris, Mardyke, Parish of Graystown, Slievardagh. Dr. Charles Fitzgerald.

22. May. 31st. 1845. John Kinnealy, Gurteen, Parish of Ranvouge, barony of Ikerrin. Dr. John Bendin. Verdict-Wounds on the head by persons unknown.

23. May 31st. 1845 Richard Hollrook, Roscrea, Co. Tipp. Dr. Henry Powell. Verdict-Stabbing himself with an knife.

24. June 1st. 1845. Ellen Power, Leigh, Parish of Borris, Eliogarty. Dr. Geo. Bradshaw. Verdict-Falling into a bog hole.

25. June 5th 1845. Denis Treacy, Whitefield, Parish of Templemore, Eliogarty.Dr. Geo Bradshaw. Verdict-Drowned in a stream.

I certify the above return to be correct.
Michael Cormack. Coroner.
P. Phipps. Chairman.


A return of inquests by James Carroll coroner for Tipperary county starting the 10th June and ending the 9th Dec.1845.
   
1. June 10th on Matthew Quinlisk, Gurtnadalawn, parish of Ardcrony, Lower Ormond. Verdict-injuries of the head by the accidental bursting of a gun. Dr. Thomas Spain.

2. June 10th on Honora Flinn, Poor House of Nenagh, Upper Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. R. Kennedy.

3. June 14th on Denis Kennedy, Rosemount, Parish of Burgess, Owney and Arra. Verdict-injuries by the accidental upsetting of a car. Dr. C.Langley.

4. June 18th on James Meehan, Carragall, Parish of Burgess. Owney and Arra. Verdict-A mortal wound to the head by a person or persons unknown. Dr. E. Kittson. Post Mortem Examination. Fee £1.10.0.

5. June 22nd. on Michael Egan, Annagh, Parish of Durrow, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Accidentally drowned.

6. June 27th on James Kennedy, Crotta, Parish of Borrisokane. Lower. Ormond. Verdict-Injuries to the head from which he died instantly. Dr. R. Hobbs.

7. July 6th on John Haugh, Kileneave, Barony of Upper Ormond. Verdict-Accidentally falling into a pool of water. Dr. R. Kennedy.

8. July 12th on Mary Ryan, Nenagh. Upper Ormond. Verdict-Sudden fit or Disease of the heart. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

9. July 19th on John Riddler. Sub-Constable, Ballina, Parish of Templekelly, Barony of Owney and Arra. Verdict-Pistol shot wound inflicted on his body, the pistol having been struck by one of a party illegally assembled. Drs Ed. Kittson and J. Nihil.

10. July 22nd. on Eliza Cash, Cappa, Parish of Ballymackey, Upper Ormond. Verdict-Accidentally burned. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

11. July 30th on Ellen Cleary, Nenagh, Upper Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. J. Dempster.

12. Aug. 23rd. on Michael Donohue, Nenagh, Upper Ormond. Verdict-Turpentine being administered to him by mistake. Dr. T. Spain.

13. Aug. 24th. on Wm.Seymour, Lackenavoie, Parish of Castletown. Owney and Arra. Verdict-Injuries of the head by the accidentally falling of a stone.Dr. Ed. Kittson.

14. Aug. 30th on Patrick Loughnane, Finlock, Parish of Lackeen, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Horse and car accidentally coming in contact with his head and body. DR.J. Walsh.

15. Sept. 26th on Timothy Brien, Barbaha, Parish of Youghal, Owney and Arra. Verdict-Attacked and wounded by a bull. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

16. Aug. 27th on John Hickey, Ballincara, Parish of Kileneaf, Upper Ormond. Verdict-Sudden fit of apoplexy. Dr. R. Kennedy.

17. Oct. 2nd. on Michael Hill, Garranbey, Parish of Killoscully, Owney and Arra. Verdict-Wounds inflicted on his head by a person or persons unknown. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

18. Oct. 22nd. on James Farrell, Liskenlane, Parish of Borrisokane, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Accidentally burned to death. Dr. J.J. Stoney

19. Oct. 22nd. on Margaret Farrell, Liskenlane, Parish of Borrisokane, Lower Ormond.Verdict-Accidentally burned to death. Dr. J.J. Stoney.

20. Nov. 1st on Patk Clarke. esq. South Hill, Parish of Kilruane, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Gun shot wound inflicted on his head by a person or persons unknown. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

21. Nov. 14th A woman unknown, Ballinree, Parish of Ballymackey. Upper ormond. Verdict-Sudden fit of convulsions brought on by the extreme cold. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

22. Dec. 7th on Wm. Minogue, High Street, Parish of Castletown. Owney and Arra,Verdict-Sudden Fit. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

Nenagh Dec. 9th 1845.
James Carroll
Coroner
County Tipperary.


A return of inquests taken and held before Michael Cormack, one of the Coroners for the County at large Presentment Sessions at Clonmel, June 14th 1845 to the County at large Presentment Road sessions, at said place. Dec. 11th 1845.

1. June 17th on Mrs Ann Maher, Glankeen, Parish of Glanken, Barony Kilnemanagh. Verdict-Falling into a pool. Dr. George Bradshaw.

2. June 21st. on John Dwyer, Aughmicheela, Parish of Glankeen, Verdict-Falling into a pool of water. Dr. G. Pinchin.

3. June 25th on Wm Dwyer, Grange, Parish of Holycross, Eliogarty. Verdict-Falling into a pool of water. Dr. G. Bradshaw.

4. June 25th on Denis Fogarty, Castleiney, Parish of Templemore. Ikerrin. Verdict-Falling into a bog hole. Dr. H. Powell.

5. July 7th on James Butt, Luraga, Graystown, Slievardagh. Verdict-Car passing over him. Dr. G. Bradshaw.

6. July 8th on Judith Hickey, Parkstown, Parish of Mocarkey, Eliogarty. Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. G. Bradshaw.

7. July 15th on Thomas Morony, Coolea, Parish of Graystown, Slievardagh. Verdict-Falling into a bog hole. Dr. M. Stokes.

8. Aug. 6th on John Connors, Roscrea, Ikerrin. Verdict-Blow of a stone. Dr. H. Powell.

9. Aug. 7th on John Delany, Marydyke, Killenaule, Slievardagh. Verdict-Falling into a coal pit. Dr. J. Calcott.

10. Aug. 13th on James Hayes, Rushion, Parish of Upperchurch. Kilnemanagh. Verdict-A blow of a stone. Dr. G. Pinchin.

11. Aug. 14th. William Maher, Springhill, Graystown, Slievardagh. Verdict-Falling into a bog hole. Dr. G. Fitzpatrick.

12. Aug. 13th on Johana Egan, Whitefield, Parish of Loughmore. Eliogarty. Verdict-Disease of the heart. Dr. G. bradshaw.

13. Sept. 1st on Patrick Brennan, Ballinastick, Parish of Bonha?. Slievardagh. Verdict-A roof of a coal pit falling in on him. Dr. W. Finnelly.

14. Sept. 4th on Margaret Maher. Killmane, Parish of Thurles. Eliogarty. Verdict-Bursting of a blood vessel. Dr. G. Bradshaw.

15. Sept. 5th on James Mara, Roscrea, Ikerrin. Verdict-Found drowned. Dr. H. Powell.

16. Sept 26th on Bridget Moroney, Cormackstown, Holycross, Eliogarty. Verdict-Clothes taken fire. Dr. G. Bradshaw.

17. Sept. 29th on Mary Knichilla, Kill, Parish of Drom. Eliogarty. Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. G. Pinchin.

18. Oct. 3rd. on John Borman, Corvilla, Parish of Corbally, Ikerrin. Verdict-Found drowned. Dr. H. Powell.

19. Oct. 13th. on John Maher, Clonclogh, Parish of Burns, Eliogarty, Verdict-Scalded. Dr. G. Bradshaw.

20. Oct. 31st on Jerm. Kennedy, Cappanaguile, Parish of Upperchurch. Verdict-Blows to the head. Dr. G. Pinchin.

21. Nov. 9th. on John Carroll, Tinavoher, Parish of Loughmore. Eliogarty. Verdict-A fall into a quay. Dr. R.M.Fosayeth.

22. Nov. 28th on Patrick Moloney, Knocka, drom, Eliogarty. Verdict-death from a blow on the head. Dr.R.M.Fosayeth.

I certify the above to be correct.
Michael Cormack. Coroner.
W.H.Riall. Chairman.


 
From originals held at Tipperary Library.