Coroners Inquests

Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1868
Contributed by Mary Heaphy

A return of inquests held by Thomas O'Meara Coroner for part of the North
and the South Riding of County Tipperary, commencing on 11/3/1868 and ending

1. 11/3/1868 on Johana Harrison, at Grange, Parish of Corbally, Ikerrin. Dr.
Powel. Accidental burning. Reported by Constabulary.

2. 22/3/1868 on Mary Carew, at Ballypatrick, Parish of Inch, Eliogarty, Dr.
Hanly. Accidental burning. Reported by Constabulary.

3. 26/3/1868 on Mary Neile, at Blackstairs, Parish of Toem, Kilnemanagh. No
Doctor. Death from an inward pain. Reported by Constabulary.

3A. 27/3/1868. on William Egar, at Roscrea, Ikerrin. No Doctor, No need for
an inquest. Reported by Constabulary.

4. 39/3/1868 on James Meara, at Killenaule, Slievardagh, Dr. Morris. Death
from Chronic Bronchitis.Reported by Constabulary.

5. 6/4/1868 on Michael Ryan at Cownbeg, parish of Upperchurch. Kilnemanagh.
Dr. Quinlan. Death from brain disease. Reported by Constabulary.

6. 20/4/1868 on Mary Meara, at Ballybeg, Parish of Littleton. Eliogarty. Dr.
Hanly. Death from Colic. Reported by Constabulary.

6a. 23/4/1868 on John Ryan at Roscrea, Ikerrin. Dr. powell. No need for a
inquest. Reported by Constable Rielly.

7. 25/4/1868 on Timothy Dwyer, at Refadda, Parish Toem, Kilnemanagh. Dr.
Webb. Death from apoplexy. Reported by Constable Bourke.

7a 26/4/1868 on Rev. Philip Fitzgerald, at Ballingarry, Slievardagh, Dr.
Hanly. No need for an inquest. Constable O'malley.

8. 8/6/1868 on William Kennedy at Graunera, Parish of Upperchurch. No
Doctor. Death from apoplexy (Likely). Constable Quinn.

9. 23/6/1868 on Anne Short, at Templemore, Eliogarty. Dr. Forsayeth. Death
from disease of the heart. Reported by Constabulary.

This is the correct return of inquests held by me since last assizes.
Thomas O'Meara
Bouladuff house, Thurles, 1/7/1868.

Michael Meagher Coroner.  Coroners Reports March 6th to July 2nd 1868

1. 6/3/1868 on Martin Donnelly, at Tombricane, Borrisokane, Lower Ormond.
Dr. McGarvey. Verdict-Vomiting of blood. Reported by Constable Aubray.

2. 13/4/1868 on a male infant, name unknown, at Croghan, Parish of Lockeen,
Barony of Lower Ormond. Verdict- Murder by person or persons unknown.
Reported by Constable McGarry.

3. 18/4/1868 on Honora McGrath, at Knockinglass, Ballymackey, Upper Ormond.
Dr. Cashel. Verdict-Death by being killed by the running away of a horse and
car. Reported by Constable Sullivan.

4. 23/4/1868 on Michael Ryan, at Curreeney, Parish of Templederry, Upper
Ormond. Dr. McKeogh. Verdict-Manslaughter, by William Gleeson.Reported by
Constable McArdle.

5. 21/5/1868 on Patrick Costello, at Behamore, Parish of Motherenny, Lower
Ormond. Dr. Walsh. Verdict-Accidentally burned. Reported by Constable Quinn.

6. 8/6/1868 on Thomas Regan, at Cloneska, Eglish, Lower Ormond. Dr.
McLoughnan. Verdict-Accidentally drowned. Reported by Constable Byrne.

7. 9/6/1868 on James Ryan of Rossareemore, Parish of Kilvilane, Owney and
Arra, Dr. Dwyer. Verdict-Cut his own throat while labouring under temporary
insanity. Reported by Constable Cruise.

8. 22/6/1868. on Catherine Hayes, at Nenagh Workhouse, Parish of Nenagh,
Upper Ormond. Dr. Quinn. Verdict-Effusion on the lungs. Reported by
Constable Loughnane.

9. 1/7/1868 on Ellen O'Meara, at Portroe, Castletownarra, Owney and Arra,
Dr. Cashel. Verdict-Rupture of an anurism. Reported by Constable Wall.

The above is the correct return of of inquests held by me since the date of
my last furnished account of the 3rd. March 1868
Michael Meagher, Coroner.
July 2nd. 1868

From originals held at Tipperary Library.