Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1846/1847
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


 

A return of inquests taken by James Carroll, a coroner for Tipperary County, commencing the 15th June and ending the 1st Dec. 1846.

1. June 15th on Bernard Doyle, held at Carrigahorig, Parish of Terryglass. Verdict-died in consequence of being accidentally in the river. Dr. Jas.J. Stoney.

2. June 20th on Thomas Tehan, at Nenagh Goal, nenagh. Verdict-Comsumption on the 18th. Dr. O'Neil Quinn.

3. July 3rd. on Thomas Anylessy, at Cloughjordan, Parih of Moderenny, Lr. Ormond. Verdict-injuries of the body by falling on a pitch fork. Dr. T. Purefoy.

4. July 17th on William Hill, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Lr. Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. Francis Cahilan.

5. July 20th on Darby (Jeremiah) Lynch, at Garranbeg, Parish of Killoscully, Owney and Arra. Verdict-Sudden fit of apoplexy at Drumbane. 18th inst. Dr. Rd. Kennedy.

6. July 21st on Francis Terry, at Killeen, Parish of Loughkeen, Lr. Ormond. Verdict-Accidentally burned. Dr. James J. Stoney.

7. July 25th on Mary Ryan, at Portrue, Parish of Castletown, Owney and Arra. Verdict-Sudden fit caused by apoplexy. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

8. July 26th on Patrick Costello, at Killerane, Parish of Moderenny. Lr. Ormond. Verdict-Sudden fit of apoplexy on the morning of the 25th. Dr. Rd. Kennedy.

9. Aug. 3rd on Thomas Cooney, at Lorha, Parish of Lorha, Lr. Ormond.Verdict-Visitation of God on the morning of the 1st inst. Dr. Jas. W. Walsh.

10. Aug. 5th on Mary Stanley, at Commons of Carney, Parish of Kilbarron, Lr. Ormond. Verdict-Accidentally drowned on the 2nd. inst.

11. Aug. 20th on Owen Egan, at Nenagh, Nenagh Parish. Verdict-Accidentally drowned in a drain at Poulshesheree on the 19th inst. Dr. Ed Kittson.

12. Aug. 20th on a male child, at Coumparker, Parish of Youghal. Verdict-In consequence of the visition of God, before coming to this world, having been still born. Dr. Ed. Kittson. Post mortem examination.

13. Aug. 27th on James Connell, at Cloughjordan, Parish of Moderenny, Lr. Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God on the 26th at Cloughjordan. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

14. Sept. 2nd. on James Clarke, at Nenagh Barracks, Parish of Nenagh. Lr. Ormond. Verdict-Gun shot wound inflicted by himself,on himself in the Barrack-Room of Nenagh. Dr. Montgomery Erwin.

15. Aug. 2nd. on Ann Flanery, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh. Upper Ormond, Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

16. Sept 14th on John Hurley, at Carrigmadden, Parish of Youghal, Owney and Arra. Verdict-Accidentally falling of his house on the 13th inst. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

17. Sept 25th on Luke Cassidy, at Riverstown, Parish of Nenagh. Lower Ormond. Verdict-Found drowned. Dr. James Dempster.

18. Oct. 1st. on Wm. Latchford, at Bellview, Parish of Kilbarron, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Injuries of the head inflicted by a person or persons unknown. Dr. J. Dempster.

19. Oct. 2nd. on Michael Ryan, at Clohinch, Parish of Nenagh. Upper Ormond. Verdict-Injuries of the head inflicted with a tongs by Patrick Purcell. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

20. Oct. 13th on Michael Gaynor, at Ballyluskey, Parish of Ardcroney. Lr. Ormond. Verdict-Gun shot wound inflicted on his chest by person or persons unknown. Dr. J. Dempster.

21. Oct. 22nd. on Patrick Gleeson, at Toomevara, Parish of Annameadle, Upper Ormond. Verdict-Injuries inflicted on his head and body by person or persons unknown. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

22. Oct. 24th on Daniel Hayes, at Redwood. Parish of Lorha, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. James J. Stoney.

23. Oct. 26th on William Williams, at Ballylina, Parish of Ballingarry. Lower Ormond. Verdict-Injuries inflicted on his body by person or persons unknown. Dr. James. J. Stoney.

24. Nov. 5th on Margaret Corcoran, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Verdict-General state of debility brought on for the want of food.  Dr. Ed. Kittson.

25. Nov. 23rd. on Tim Corbett, at Ballimona, Parish of Finoe, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Injuries to the body by his clothes haveing accidentally taken fire. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

26. Nov.. 28th on John Ryan at Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Visitation of God. Dr. Ed. Kittson.

I certify the foregoing to be true and correct.
James Carroll, Coroner, Co. Tipp.
John Millet Chairman.
(Approved).


A return of inquests held before Michael Cormack, one of the Coroners for the County of Tipperary, from the 10th Dec. 1846 to 24th. Feb. 1847.

10th Dec. 1846 on Nelly Bourke, held in Killenaule, Barony of Slievardagh, Dr. Michael Stokes. Verdict-Disease of the lungs, Common examination.

10th Dec. 1846 on Timothy Bradwick, held in Killenaule, Slievardagh. Dr. Michael Stokes. Verdict-Extreme Debility. common examination.

10th Dec. on Richard Hennessy, Mardyke, Parish of Killenaule. Dr. Michael Stokes. Verdict-Falling into a coal pit. Common examination.

11th Dec. on a female child, held in Kilcooley, Barony of Slievardagh. Doctor James Colcutt. Verdict-Visitation and not by injuries. Post mortem examination.

12th Dec. on Honor Dwyer, held at Thurles, Barony of Eliogarty, Doctor George Bradshaw. Visitation of God. Common examination.

15th Dec. on Michael Shanahan, held in Cullow, Parish of Rahealty, Barony of Eliogarty. Dr. George Bradshaw. Verdict-Falling into a dyke of water. Common examination.
Fee 1 guinea.

22nd. Dec. on Denis Mcgrath, Held in Thurles. Doctor George Bradshaw. Verdict-Bursting a blood vessel. Common examination.

22nd Dec. on James Kitson, held in Thurles, Parish of Thurles, Barony of Eliograty, Dr. George Bradshaw. Verdict-disease of the heart. Common examination.

4th Jan. 1847 on Michael Commin, held in Thurles. Dr. George Bradshaw. Verdict-Being crushed between his cart and a wall. Post mortem examination. Fee. 2 guineas.

11th Jan. on William Dwyer, held in Forest, Parish of Templemore. Dr. Richard M. Foresyth. FVerdict-Gun shot, persons unknown. Fee 2 guineas.

13th Jan on Mary Wilson, Held in Roscrea, Barony of Ikerrin, Doctor Henry Powell, Verdict-Intoxication in the street of Roscrea.

19th Jan. on Michael Bollard, held in Buchinela, Parish of Ballingarry, Barony of Slievardagh. Dr. Wm. Fennelly. Verdict-Clothes taking fire.

21st Jan. on male infant, held in Barnane, Parish of Barnane, Barony of Ikerrin. Dr. George W. Pinchin. Verdict-Found dead in mothers bed. Post Mortem. Fee 2 guineas.

23rd. Jan on Mary Hayes, held in Templemore. Barony of Eliogarty. Doctor Adam Birney. Verdict-Diarahea brought on by cold. Common examination. Fee 2 guineas.

25th Jan, on a girl unknown, held at Ballingarry, Slievardagh. Dr. Wm. Fennedlly. Verdict-Found drowned.  Examination common. Fee 2 guineas.

27th Jan. on Margaret Common, held in Aughernamaine, Parish Ballystahan, Barony of Middlethird. Dr. George Bradshaw. Verdict-Disease of the heart.

30th Jan on  Michael Creed, held at Graigue, Parish of Moycarkey, Barony of Eliogarty. Dr. George Bradshaw. Verdict-Gun shot by himself. Post mortem. fee 2 guineas.

1st Feb on John Quinn, held at Loughmore, Parish of Loughmore, Barony of Eliogarty. Dr. Edmd. Kingsley. Verdict-Want of proper care.

3rd. Feb. on Thomas Gleeson, held at Lugh, Parish of Borris, Barony of Eliogarty. Doctor George Bradshaw. Verdict-Accidentally burned.

5th. Feb. on Michael McNamara, held at Upper Church, Baroney of Kilnemanagh. Dr. G.W.Pinchin. Verdict-Death from starvation.

17th. Feb. on Margaret Coonan, held at Hillsloom, Parish of Roscrea. Dr. Benjamin Powell. Verdict-Killed in a mill. Common examination.

18th. Feb. on Mary Quinan, Held at Gortnagoona, Parish of Killevenogue. Barony of Ikerrin. Dr. Ben. Powell. Verdict-Starvation.

19th. Feb. on Margaret Quinlan, Held at Roscrea, Barony of Ikerrin. Dr. Ben. Powell. Verdict-Suffocation.common examination. 1 guinea.

19th. Feb. on Mary Cahill, held at Roscrea, Barony of Ikerrin. Dr. Ben. Powell. Verdict-Suffocation.common examination. 1 guinea.

23rd. Feb. on Austin Clonton, held at Borrisoleigh, Parish of Glankeen, Barony of Kilnemanagh. Dr. Geo. W. Pinchin. Verdict-Disease of the heart. Common examination. Fee 2 guineas.

23rd. feb. on Thomas Dawson, held at Cooleen, Parish of Glankeen, Barony of Kilnemanagh. Dr. Geo.W.Pinchin. Verdict-Water on the chest. Post mortem examination. 2 guineas. 5 miles 2s 6d. This 5 miles is the distance from Borrisoleigh.

I gave an order on the Treasurer, Ambrose Lane, esq. to Wm. Fennelly, for providing a coffin and burying a girl, a stranger. 10s. M. Cormack. Coroner.


I certify this return to be correct.
M. Cormack. Coroner


 
From originals held at Tipperary Library.