Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1847/48
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


A return of inquests taken by James Carroll, Esq. one of the Coroners of the County Tipperary starting on the 3rd, Day of July 1847. (There is no  information on this lot of reports other than name and address.)

July 3rd. on George Morrison, Nenagh Barracks. Nenagh. Dr. George Horniblane.

July 12th on Thomas Moore, at Nenagh Goal, nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

July 15th on John Hayes, Bareragh, Parish of Anameadle, Upper Ormond.  Dr. Edward Kittson.

July 28th on William Kenna, Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh. Dr.John Kittson.

July 31st, on Richard White, Greenhall, Parish of Killoscully, Owney and Arra. Dr. L. Carey.

Aug. 3rd. on Catherine Liskorey, Ballingarry, Parish of Ballingarry, Lower Ormond.  No. Doctor's name.

Aug.4th on Denis Hart. Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh. Lower Ormond. Dr. John Kittson.

Aug. 5th on William Tucker, Middleplough, Parish of Templederry, Upper Ormond. Dr. John Kittson.

Aug. 7th on Mary Darmody, Birdhill, Kilcominty, Owney and Arra, Dr. Robert A. Twiss

Aug. 15th on Michael Ryan, Nenagh Goal, Lower Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Aug. 16th on Catherine Quinlisk, Carrigatoher Abbott, Parish of Burgess, Owney and Arra. Dr. John Kittson.

Aug. 18th on Patrick Dooley, Gurteen, Parish of Finoe, Lower Ormond. No Doctor's name.

Aug. 20th on Patrick Finn, Nenagh Workhouse, Parish of Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Dr. Daniel Treacy.

Sept. 6th on James Moloney, Ballyarteller, Parish of Mountsea, Lower Ormond. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

Sept. 8th on John Hogan, Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh, Lower Ormond. O'Neil Quinn.

Sept. 14th on Patrick Finn, Nenagh Goal, parish of nenagh, Lower Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn

Sept. 14th on Thomas White, Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh, Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Sept. 24th on Honora Kelly, Nenagh, Dr. John Kittson.

Oct. 7th on Patrick Mullins. Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

Oct. 9th on  Timothy Hanley, Castle Otway, Parish of Templederry, Upper Ormond. Dr. george Pinchin.

Oct. 30th on John Carroll, at Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Nov. 2nd. on Mary Grady, Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. Thomas Spain.

Nov. 5th on John Connolly, Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Dr. John Kittson.

Nov. 6th on James Burns, Lisgoriff, Parish of Dolla, Upper Ormond. Dr. John Kittson.

Nov. 10th on Edward Devitt, Loughorna, Parish of Knigh, Lower Ormond. Dr. Edward Kittson.

Nov. 28th on John Spain, Rathnaleen, Parish of Lisboney, Upper Ormond. Dr. John Finucane.

Nov. 28th on Patrick Carty, Nenagh. Dr. John Kittson.

Nov. 29th on James Corboy, Nenagh Goal, Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

De. 2nd. on  James Devine, Borrisokane, Lower Ormond. Dr. J.J. Stoney. Post Mortem examination.

Dec. 4th on Catherine Young, West Shalee, Parish of Killoscully, Owney and Arra, Dr. John Kittson.

Dec. 7th on Owen French, Borrisokane, Lower Ormond. Dr. R. Hobbs.

Dec. 7th on Mary McDermott, Borrisokane, Lower Ormond. Dr. J.J.Stoney.

Dec. 8th on John McWilliams, Nenagh Goal, Nenagh. Lower Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Dec. 9th on Patrick Slattery, Nenagh Goal, Nenagh, Barony of Lower Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Dec. 14th on Edward Hogan, Dolla, Parish of Dolla, Upper Ormond. Dr. Edward Kittson.

Dec. 19th on John Costelloe, Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Dec. 20th on Thomas Gregan, Curraghmore, Parish of Kilmastulla, Owney and Arra. Dr. Edward Kittson.

Dec. 21st on John Hogan, Killeen, Parish of Borrisokane, Lower Ormond. Dr.J.J.Stoney.

Dec. 26th on Henry Cole, Nenagh, parish of Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Dr. E. Kittson.
James Carroll, Coroner.
Nenagh Jan. 1st 1848


Application for Presentments at the Spring Assizes 1848, for amountof inquisitions held by Thomas O'Meara, Esq, one of the Coroners for the County Tipperary.

Aug. 7th 1847, on Edmund Delahunty, Commons, Verdict-Hanging himself.

Aug. 16th. 1847 on Alexander Hoops, Glankeen. verdict-Shooting himself.

Aug. 20th 1847 on Stephen Purcell, Killahara, Verdict-Falling off a sand bank.

Aug. 25th 1847 on James Ryan, Loughmore. Verdict-Falling off a sand bank.

Sept. 4th 1847 on James Sheppard, Crohane, Verdict-Visitation of God.

Sept. 30th 1847 on Stephen Dwyer, Rathcannon, Verdict-Accidental Burning.

Oct. 17th 1847 on James Leahy, Killenaule, Verdict-Falling on a mill wheel.

Oct. 30th. 1847 on Mary Corbitt, Crosogue. Verdict-Paralysis.

Nov.3rd. on Bridget Darmody, Ballinlonty, Verdict-Murder.

Nov. 10th. on James Fogarty Gurteen. Verdict-Falling down a coal pit.

Nov. 16th 1847 on Patrick Fogarty, Roscrea. Verdict-Falling from a ladder.

Nov. 22nd. 1847 on Denis Carroll, Newbirmingham, Verdict-Apoplexy.

Niv. 23rd. on John Morris, Longford Pass. Verdict-Drowning.

Nov. 25th 1847 on John Rourke, Templemore. Verdict-Murder.

Nov. 27th. 1847 on John Tyne, Foilnacamen, verdict-Falling off a colliery bank.

Nov. 28th 1847 on Patt Tobin, Currabeen, Verdict-Disease of the heart.

Nov. 30th 1847 on Mary Murray, Thurles. Verdict-Apoplexy

Dec. 13th 1847 on James St. John, Lisnamarock, Verdict-Wilful murder.

Dec. 14th 1847 on Thomas Kayes? Lisduff. Verdict. Accidentally shot.

Dec. 21st. 1847 on William Quirke, Dooree, Verdict-Lying out after excessive drink.

Dec. 27th 1847 on Anne Ormond, at Roscrea. Verdict-Accidentally shot.

Jan. 1st 1848 on Catherine Kenny, Drom. Verdict-Apoplexy.

Jan. 5th 1848 on William Hennessy at Killoskehane, Verdict-effusion of water on the brain.

Jan. 7th on Con Cleary, Killahara. Verdict-Murder.

Jan. 11th on Judith Lambe, Templemore. Verdict-Found dead.

Jan 14th 1848 on Anne Treacy, Loughmore. Verdict-Strangulation.

Jan. 19th 1848 on John Moony Roscrea, Verdict-Visitation of God.

Jan. 23rd. 1848 on Judith Hogan, Ballinahow, Verdict-Murder.

Jan. 30th 1848 on Margaret Maher, Lassenagh. Verdict-Apoplexy.

Feb. 5th 1848 on John Carthy, Corville. Verdict-Accidentally shot.

Feb. 15th. 1848 on Thomas Cormack, Loughmore. Verdict-Apoplexy.

Feb. 16th 1848 on Mary Lodge. Thurles. Verdict-Drowning.

Thomas O'Meara Coroner.
Fer. 18th. 1848.

A return of inquests taken by James Carroll, Coroner for the County of Tipperary since his last return, starting on the 4th day of January, and ending on the 4th day of July 1848. (This Listing doesn't show what they died from).

Jan. 4th on Patrick Shaughnessy, held at Nenagh Fever Hospital. Dr. Richard Kennedy.

Jan. 6th on Bridget Hingerty, at Nenagh. Dr. Richard Kennedy.

Jan. 14th on John Mullins, at Pallas Churchyard, Durrow, Lower Ormond.

Jan. 16th. on William Quirke, at Killinskera, Ballygibbon, Upper Ormond. Dr. Thomas Purefoy.

Jan. 16th on Catherine Mulcahy, at Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Jan. 16th on Patrick Collins, at Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn

Jan. 16th on Judith Dohenny, at Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn

Jan 21st on Mary Ryan, at Cranagh, Parish of Burgess, Owney and Arra, 7pm. Dr. Edward Kirrson. Examination post mortem.

Feb. 6th on John Treacy, at Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Feb. 9th on Martin Murray, at Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Feb.10th on Mary Hogan at Nenagh Poorhouse, Barony of Upper Ormond. Dr. Richard Kennedy.

Feb. 12th on Michael Burke at Grange, Parish of Knight, Lower Ormond. Dr. Francis Cahillan, Examination Post Mortem.

Feb. 17th on Patrick Kennedy, at Silvermines, Parish of Kilmore, Upper Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Feb. 18th on Margaret Bowler, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Lr. Ormond. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

Feb. 20th on Michael Hughes, at Birdhill, Parish of Kilcomenty, Owney and Arra,

Feb. 20th on Thomas Hayes, at Birdhill, Parish of Kilcomenty, Owney and Arra,

Feb. 20th on James Ryan, at Birdhill, Parish of Kilcomenty, Owney and Arra,

Feb. 28th on Patrick Egan, at Nenagh Goal, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

March 3rd. on Honora Kennedy, at Nenagh Poorhouse. Nenagh. Dr. Richard Kennedy.

Mar. 9th on Patrick Hayden, at Kilenskera, Parish of Ballygibbon, Upper Ormond. Dr. Thomas Purefoy.

Mar. 11th. Eleanor Gleeson, at Lower Grange, Parish of Ardcroney, Lr. Ormond. Dr. Edward Kittson.

Mar. 12th on Michael Minogue, at Nenagh Goal, Lr. Ormond. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Mar. 20th on Patrick Reedy, at Knockmeal, Parish of Dolla, Upper Ormond. Dr. Kittson.

Mar. 23rd. on Michael Ryan, at the Poorhouse Nenagh,Parish of Nenagh. Dr. Richard Kennedy.

Mar. 29th on Mary Boland, at Keevinstown, Parish of Kilbarron, Lower Ormond. Dr. J.J.Stoney.

Mar. 29th on Michael Delaney, at Kilkenane, Parish of Lisboney, Upper Ormond. Dr. E. Kittson.

April 4th on James Corcoran, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Lr. Ormond. Dr. Ed. Kittson. Examination Post Mortem.

Apr. 10th on John Donohoe, at Ashgrove, Parish of Terryglass. Lr. Ormond. Dr. J.J.Stoney.

April 17th on Denis Darcy, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh. Dr. Kittson.

April 18th on Thomas Fitzgerald, at the Frolic, Parish of Ballingarry, Lr. Ormond. Dr.J.J.Stoney.

April 19th on Wm. Brien, at Nenagh Goal, Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

Apr. 21st on Wm. Kennedy, at Ballinderry, Parish of Kilbarron, Lower Ormond. Dr. J.J.Stoney. Post Mortem Examination.

April. 22nd on James Egan, at Nenagh Jail, Lower Ormond.
Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

May.3rd. on Martin Maher. at Nenagh Jail, Lower Ormond.
Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

May. 21st on Patrick Ryan at Nenagh Jail, Lower Ormond.
Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

May 24th on George Gravel, at Nenagh Jail, Lower Ormond.
Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

May. 23rd on Thomas Bowen, at Carrowl, Parish of Modereny, Lr. Ormond. Dr. J.J.Stoney.

May 27th on Patrick Murray at Nenagh Jail, Lower Ormond.
Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

June 13th on William Murphy at Nenagh Jail, Lower Ormond.
Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

June 17th on Mary Collins, at Knigh, Parish of Knigh. Lower Ormond. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

June 17th on James Collins, at Knigh, Parish of Knigh. Lower Ormond. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

June 18th on Michael Quinlan, at Nenagh Goal, Nenagh. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

June 22nd. on Robert Kyte, at Turtulla, Parish of Dolla, Upper Ormond. Dr. Kittson.

I certifythe foregoing to be true and correct in all particulars, Nenagh July 4th. 1848
J. Carroll, Coroner.


Application for Presentments at the Summer Assizes, 1848 for the amount of Inquisitions held by Thomas O'Mears, Coroner for the County of Tipperary.(This listing doesn't give the Parish).

25th Feb. on Judith Carroll, effusion of the brain, at Tinavoher.

26th. Feb on Judith Shanahan, Inflammation of the bowels at Athlomen.

27th Feb. on Michael Keating, fall from a hedge at Ballingarry.

1st. March on Wm. Hammell, rolling over of a steam engine, at Cobbs.

4th. March on John Doolan, exposure to the night air at Roscrea.

6th March on James Maher, effusion of the brain at Rucker.

8th. March on Rev. Wm. Lacken, bursting a blood vessel, at Killoran.

8th March on Mary Dempsey, bursting a blood vessel at Thurles.

9th. March, on a man and a boy, unknown, burned on a limekiln, at Erlshill.

10th. March on William Ryan, Inflammation of the bowels, at Tinavoher.

16th. March on Thomas Cooke, epilepsy and suffication at Thurles.

7th. April, on Michael Dwyer, want of nutritious food, at Ballinure.

April 10th on Rd. Bourke, rupture of a blood vessel, at Bohernacrusha.

10th. April on Catherine Egan. rupture of a blood vessel, at Tinvoher.

10th. April on James Egan, Dyssentry, at Clonakenny.

25th April on Thomas Comerford, Apoplexy, at Thurles.

5th. May on Mary Murphy, Accidental drowning at Fenor.

11th. May on John St. John, Homicide, at Ballybeg.

May.12th on Michael Commins, no necessity for an inquest at Bogawn.

12th May on Maria Treacy, drowned at Clonakenny.

13th May on Edmd. Ryan inflammation of the bowels, at Knockinglass.

15th. May, Laurance Heffernan, scalding at Killenaule.

17th. May. Connor Leahy, collision with a steam engine at Rathcannon.

24th May on Robert Monaghan, Visitation of God at Bogawn.

26th May on Mary Hickey, drowned at Ballinahow.

26th. May on Thomas Connors, drowned at Ballinahow.

1st June. on Michael Commins, rupture of a blood vessel, at Bogawn.

2nd. June on Jer. Leahy, falling off the railroad truck, at Cormackstown.

12th. June on John Crough, disease of the heart at Clonoulty.

13th. June, Thomas Fanning, suffocation at Upperchurch.

15th June Pierce Brettan, falling of a coal pit at Commons.

29th June on John Chadwick, drowned at Bakestown.

30th. June on Richard Ryan, falling off a sandbank at Knockeen.

3rd. July on John Sweeney, apoplexy at Athnid.

6th. July on Thomas Comerford, murder at Cabra.

7th July on Patrick Sadlier, Homicide at Glenough.

I certify that the above abstract is true and corredt in all particulars, Thomas O'Meara, Coroner.

July 1848



From originals held at Tipperary Library.