Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1863/1864
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


 

A return of Inquisitions held by James John Shee, Coroner for the County of
Tipperary commencing from the 18th. July 1863 to the 31st. December 1863.


1. 18/7/1863 on Thomas Hanigan, Ballindonny, Daragrath, Iffa and Offa west.
Dr. Pierce B. Stafford. Reported by Constable Duggan. Verdict-Accidental.

2. 18/7/1863. on Thomas Mahony, Cahir Abbey, Cahir, Iffa and Offa West. Dr.
John Stokes. Reported by Constable H.C.Sullivan. Verdict-Visitation of God.

3. 20/7/1863 on James Hickey, Aughnagommon, Ballyphelan, Middlethird. Dr.
James Graham. Visitation of God. Reported by Constable B.C. Uniack.

4. 21/7/1863 on Edmond Carey, Bollybrought, Rathcool, Middlethird. Dr.
Francis. C. Burgess. Verdict-Epolopsy.?Reported by Constable H.C.Dawson.

5. 21/7/1863 on John Fleming, Barnahoun, Templeteny, Iffa and Offa West. Dr.
Richard Walsh. Post Mortem. Verdict-Manslaughter. Reported by Constable H.C.
McMahon.

6. 21/7/1863 on Rev. John Wm. Foster, Clogheen, Schandren?, Iffa and Offa
West. Dr. Richard Walsh. Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by Constable
H.C. McMahon.

7. 24/7/1863 on Wm. Bowes, Fethard, Parish of Fethard. Middlethird. Dr.
Francis C. Burgess. Verdict-Natural causes. Reported by Constable
H.C.Dawson.

8. 24/7/1863 on Mary Peddar, Clonmel. St. Mary's Parish. Iffa and Offa east.
Dr. John H. Prosser. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable S.I.Kittson.

9. 25/7/1863 on Andrew Connors, Carrick-on-Suir, Parish of Carrick, Iffa and
Offa West. Dr. Anthony O'Ryan. Post Mortem. Verdict-Death from an
inflamination. Reported by Constable S.I.Heard.

10. 30/7/1863 Thomas connolly, Knockroe, Drangan, Middlethird. Dr. James
Going. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable Delaney.

11. 1/8/1863 on Mary Sandy, Chesterfield, Garrangibbon, Slievardagh. Dr.
Anthony O'Ryan. Verdict-Suffocation. Reported by Constable Sullivan.

12. 10/8/1863 on Catherine Fitzpatrick, Newtown Lower, Iffa and Offa East.
Dr. Anthony O'Ryan and Dr. Alex Fitzgerald. Post Mortem.
Verdict-Manslaughter. Reported by Constable S.I.Heard.

13. 14/8/1863. on Richard Toohill, Claremona, Kiltinan, Middlethird. Dr.
Francis C. Burgess. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable M'Donnell.

14. 19/8/1863 on Thomas Gorman, Clonmel, Parish of St. Mary's. Iffa and Offa
East. Dr. Patrick Fitzgibbon. Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by
Constable S.I.Kittson.

15. 3/9/1863 on Honora Holmes, Crohane, Parish Crohane, Slievardagh, Dr.
George Boles. Death from Hydrophobia. Reported by Constable Ryan.

16. 7/9/1863 on John Hurley, Cashel Workhouse. Parish of St. Johns.
Middlethird. DR. James Graham, Disease of the heart. Reported by Constable
S.I. Thompson.

17. 12/9/1863 on John Boland, Cashel Infirmary, Parish of St. Johns.
Middlethird. Dr. James Graham. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable
S.I.Thompson.

18. 14/9/1863 on Maurice Quinlan, Templeteny Church Yard. Parish of
Templeteny, Iffa and Offa West. Dr. Richard Walshe. Post Mortem. Cause of
death not known. Reported by Constable S.I.Greer.

19. 29/9/1863 on Jeremiah Conway, Cashel. St. Marys, Middlethird. Dr. James
Graham. Death from suffocation. Reported by Constable S.I.Thompson.

20. 3/10/1863 on Matthew Connors, Cahir. Parish of Cahir. Iffa and Offa
West. Dr. John Stokes. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable
S.I.Fosbery.

21. 8/10/1863 on Wm. O'Brien, Kilroe. Parish of Tubrid. Iffa and Offa West.
Drs Richard Walshe and John Stokes. Death from natural causes. Reported by
Constable S.I.Greer.

22. 16/10/1863 on David Hickey, Dorny's Well, Parish of Tubrid, Iffa and
Offa West. Dr. Pierce Stafford. Death from a kick from a horse. Reported by
Constable Duggan.

23. 27/10/1863 on Maurice Brennan, Clonmel, Parish of St. Mary's. Iffa and
Offa East. Dr. John H. Prosser. Death from Suffocation. Reported by
Constable H.C.Parr.

24. 28/10/1863 on Edmond Cleary, Rehill Wood, Shanrahan, Iffa and Offa West.
Dr. Richard Walsh. Death from Natural Causes. Reported by Constable
S.I.Greer.

25. 9/11/1863 on Mary Bourke, Clonmel, Parish of St. Marys, Iffa and Offa
East. Dr. Thomas Scully. Death from Apoplexy. Reported by Constable Goulden.

26. 13/11/1863 on John Prendergast, Cahir Abbey, Cahir. Co. Tipperary. Iffa
and Offa West. Dr. John Stokes. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable
H.C.Sullivan.

27. 11/11/1863 on Mary Connors, Cashel, Parish of St. John's. Middlethird.
Dr. James Graham. Death by visitation of God. Reported by Constable
S.I.Thompson.

28. 29/11/1863 on James Nonan, Cloneen, Parish of Cloneen, Middlethird. Dr.
Francis. C. Bugess. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable Gavan.

29. 1/12/1863 on Thomas Hayes, Cashel Infirmary, St. Johns. Middlethird. Dr.
Russell. Death was accidental. Reported by Constable S.I.Thompson.

30. 1/12/1863 on Johanna Looly?, Graige, Erry, Middlethird. Dr. James
Graham. Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by Constable S.I.Thompson.

31. 3/12/1863 on James Maher, Graigue, Newchapel, Iffa and Offa East. Dr.
Thomas Joseph Greane. Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by Constable
M'Carthy.

32. 3/12/1863 on Margaret Gorman, Cahir, Iffa and Offa West. Dr. John
Stokes. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable H.C.Sullivan.

33. 9/12/1863 on Mary Burke, Kilcash, Parish of Kilcash. Iffa and Offa East.
Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by Constable  Daly.

34. 17/12/1863 on Wm.Flynn of Clonmel, St. Marys, Iffa and Offa East. Dr.
Thomas Scully. Verdict- Delirium Tremens. Reported by Constable Golden.

35. 17/12/1863 on Anastatia Kelly, Cahir. Parish of Cahir. Iffa and Offa
West. Dr. John Stokes. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable M'Carthy.

36. 28/12/1863 on Bridget Ryan, Ballypaudeen, Parish of St. Johns,
Middlethird. Dr. James Graham. Death from suffocation. Reported by Constable
S.I.Thompson.

I certify the above to be correct.
James John Shee, Coroner.
1/1/1864.

Held by John Ryan M.D. Coroner for the South Riding of the County Tipperary.
Barony of Clanwilliam.


1. 2/3/1863 on Bridget Moore, Union Workhouse, Curdangan, Clanwilliam,
Dr.Jeremiah Dowling. Death from Fever. Reported by Constable Saville.

2. 12/3/1863 on Christopher Russell, Lisobihane?, Parish of Emly,
Clanwilliam. Dr. Thomas B. Ryan. Death from disease of the heart. Reported
by Constable Saville.

3. 13/3/1863 on Bridget Redfern, Union workhouse, Cordangan, Clanwilliam.
Dr.S.Morrissey. Disease of the liver. Reported by Constable Saville.

4. 24/3/1863 on Patrick Ryan, Russelstown, Sollohedmore, Clanwilliam. Dr.
Thomas Hewitt. Disease of the heart. Reported by Constable Bible.?

5. 26/3/1863 on Rev. Joseph Cousins, Rathduff, Parish of Cullen,
Clanwilliam, Dr. Joseph E.K.Nadin. Death from Apoplexy. Reported by
Constable Saville.


A return of Inquisitions held by James John Shee, Coroner for the South
Riding of the County Tipperary, commencing 13th Feb. 1866 and ending 3rd
July 1866. (The handwriting was bad and there is some confusion, but these appear to be 1863.)


1. 13/2/1866 on William Murphy, Clonmel. Parish of St.Mary's. Iffa and Offa
East. John H. Prosser. Examination Fee £1.1s. Accidental death caused by ?.
Reported by Constable M. Lane.

2. 26/2/1863 on Catherine Karney, Clonmel, Parish of St. Mary's. Iffa and
Offa East, Dr. O'Brien-Mahoney. Death from natural causes, Reported by
Constable Kitson.

3. 27/2/1863 on Michael Commins, Marlhill, Parish of Ardfinnan, Iffa and
Offa West. Dr. Pierce Stafford. Accidental death. Reported by Constable
Williams.

4. 3/3/1863 on James Boles, Cahir, Parish of Cahir. Iffa and Offa West, Dr.
John Stokes. Death from natural causes. Reported by Constable Sullivan.

5. 9/3/1863 on Joseph Shanahan, Marlfield, Parish of Innislonaghty, Iffa and
Offa East. Dr. Thomas. J. Crane. Accidental burning. Reported by Constable
Adams.

6. 10/3/1863 on Michael Murphy, Moorstown, Parish of Mora, Barony of
Middlethird. Dr. Daniel Moloney. Fracture of the skull, Reported by
Constable Sheehan.

7. 12/3/1863 Child Unknown, Aheney, Parish of Newtown, Iffa and Offa East.
Drs. Armstrong and Ryan. Post Mortem,  £2 2s. Post Mortem. Death from wilful
murder. Reported by Constable Heard.

8. 30/3/1863 on Bridget O'Donnell, Drum?ine, Parish of Kilfeacle, Barony of
Clanwilliam. Dr. Matthew Kennedy. Disease of the heart. Reported by
Constable S.I. McCarthy.

9. 11/4/1863 on Johanna Ahearne, Cashel Poorhouse, Parish of St. Johns.
Middlethird. Dr. James Graham. Death from bronchitis. Reported by Constable
S.I.Thompson.

10. 21/4/1863 on William Ryan, Foulkstown, Parish of Mogorban, Middlethird.
Dr. Francis C. Burgess. Accidental burning. Reported by Constable Leahy.

11. 1/5/1863 on Catherine Murray, Cashel Infirmary, Parish of St. Johns. Dr.
Robert P. Russell. Accidental burning. Reported by Constable S.I.Thompson.

12. 4/5/1863 on Michael Hayde, Newtown, Parish of Erry, Middlethird. Dr.
Edward Loney. Inflamination of the bowels. Reported by Constable
S.I.Thompson.

13. 5/5/1863 on Patrick Morgan, Clogheen, Shanrahan, Iffa and Offa west. Dr.
Richard Walsh. Natural causes. Reported by Constable S.I.Greer.

14. 9/5/1863 on Susanna H. Shaw, Cahir, Parish of Cahir, Iffa and Offa west.
Dr. Joan Stokes. Visitation of God. Reported by Constable S.I. Fosbery.

15. 17/5/1863 on Margaret Hickey, Tullamainbeg, Parish of Killragh,
Middlethird. Dr. Michael Moloney. Visitation of God. Reported by Constable
Linane.

16. 24/5/1863 on Richard Ross, Cranna, Parish of Tubrid. Iffa and Offa west.
Dr. John Stokes. Natural causes. Reported by Constable H.C.Sullivan.

17. 4/6/1863 on Michael Walsh, of Coolganamoe, Parish of Templetony, Iffa
and Offa west. Dr. Richard Walsh. Verdict-Manslaughter. Post Mortem £2 2s.
Reported by Constable S.I. Greer.

18. 11/6/1863 on Martin M. Ross. Clonmel. St. Marys. Iffa and Offa East. Dr.
O'Brien-Mahony. Accidental shooting. Reported by Constable S.I. Kitson.

19. 19/6/1863 New born male child, Ballenree, Parish of Ballysheehan,
Middlethird. Dr. James Graham. Post Mortem. Wilful neglect. Reported by
Constable S.I.Thompson.

20. 23/6/1863. on Catherine Lonergan, Bytonrath, Parish of Bytonrath,
Middlethird. Dr. Daniel Moloney. Death from natural causes. Reported by
Constable S.I. Fosbery.

21. 26/6/1863 on Alice Ryan, Cashel Poorhouse, Parish of St. Johns.
Middlethird. Dr. James Graham. Post Mortem. Accidental suffocation. Reported
by Constable S.I. Thompson.

22. 30/6/1863 on Edward Deehey, Templemore, Parish of Kilnertena,
Middlethird. Dr. Daniel Moloney, Visitation of God. Reported by Constable
S.I. Fosbery.

23. 30/6/1863 Catherine Cleary, Clonmel. Parish of St. Mary's. Iffa and Offa
East. Dr. Patrick Fitzgibbon. Natural causes. Reported by Constable
H.C.Parr.

24. 1/7/1863 on Edward Morrissey, Ballingary, Cahir. Iffa and Offa west. Dr.
John Stokes. Visitation of God. Reported by Constable McCarthy.

25. 2/7/1863 on Michael Neill, Knockgraffin, Parish of Knockgraffin, Iffa
and Offa west. Dr. John Stokes. Accidental death. Reported by S.I. Fosbery.

I certify the above account is correct.
James John Shee. Coroner.
Approved by J.H. Goold Adams.
Clonmel 3/7/1863


From Tobias J. Morrissy, Coroner for the South Riding, commencing
21/4/1863and ending 29/1/1864.


1. 21/4/1863 on Mary Madden, Lisgibbon, Religmurry, Clanwilliam. Dr. Ben.W.
Bradshaw, Verdict-Hemorhage.Reported by Constable M'Carthy.

2. 6/5/1863 on Bridget Keating, Ballydavid, Bansha, Clanwilliam, Dr.
Bradshaw, Death from natural causes. Reported by Constable M'Carthy.

3. 8/5/1863 on Daniel Brien, Tipperary Workhouse, Cordangan, Clanwilliam,
Dr.J.Dowling, Effusion of Blood. Reported by Constable Saville.

4. 20/5/1863 on Bridget Stritch, Lagginstown, Relickmurry, Clanwilliam. Dr.
Ben Bradshaw. Verdict-Disease of the heart. Reported by Constable Bean.

5. 1/6/1863 on John Doyle, Tipperary Workhouse. Cordangan, Clanwilliam. Dr.
J. Dowling. Verdict-Fall from a horse. Post Mortem. Reported by Constable
Saville.

6. 9/7/1863 on Patrick Gready, Ballychrohane, Clonbeg, Clanwilliam. Dr.
Bradshaw. Verdict-Apoplexy. Reported by Constable M'Carthy.

7. 10/7/1863 on John Reardon, Ardlonran, Solloheadbeg, Clanwilliam. Dr.
Thomas Ryan. Verdict-Natural causes. Reported by Constable Saville.

8. 18/7/1863 on Thomas Ryan, Tipperary, parish of Tipperary, Clanwilliam.
Dr. J.L.K. Nadin. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable Saville.

9. 27/7/1863 on William Condon, Lattin, Parish of Lattin, Clanwilliam. Dr.
T.B.Ryan. Verdict-Killed by an engine.Reported by Constable Saville.

10. 27/7/1863 on Michael Condon, Lattin, Parish of Lattin. Clanwilliam,
Dr. T.B.Ryan. Verdict-Killed by an engine. Reported by Constable Saville.

11. 27/3/1863 on John Fitzgerald, Lattin, Parish of Lattin, Clanwilliam,
Dr.T.B.Ryan. Verdict-killed by an engine.
Dr. T.B.Ryan. Verdict-Killed by an engine. Reported by Constable Saville.

12. 13/8/1863 on Margaret Carthy, Cappawhite, Parish Cappa. Clanwilliam. Dr.
William J. Power. Verdict-Disease of the Brain.
Dr. T.B.Ryan. Verdict-Killed by an engine. Reported by Constable Hughes.

13, 24/8/1863 on Mary Connors, Tipperary Workhouse. Cordangan, Clanwilliam,
Dr.J.Dowling. Verdict-Disease of the lungs. Reported by Constable Saville.

14. 12/9/1863 on Johanna Donovan, Bansha, Clanwilliam. Dr. Ben. Bradshaw.
Verdict-Natural Causes. Reported by Constable Bean.

15. 12/9/1863 on Catherine Daniel, Rathgallan, Relickmurry, Clanwilliam. Dr.
M.S.Kennedy. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable Donovan.

16. 18/9/1863 on Mary Ryan, Gurtussa, Parish of Dundrum. Clanwilliam. Dr.
Robert Graham. Death from natural causes.Reported by Constable Ransom.

17. 1/10/1863 on Bridget Ryan, Kyle, Solloheadbeg, Clanwilliam. Dr. Thomas
Hewitt, Death from apoplexy. Reported by Constable Fitzgerald.

18. 14/11/1863 on Thomas Dwyer, Clonoulty, Parish of Clonoulty. Clanwilliam.
Dr. Robert Graham. Death from Bronchitis. Reported by Constable Mullackey.

19. 17/11/1863 on Edmund Osborne, Tipperary Workhouse, Cordangan,
Clanwilliam. Dr.J.Dowling. Verdict-Accidental. Reported by Constable
Saville.

20. 21/11/1863 on Michael Fahey, Drumwood, Solloheadmore, Clanwilliam. Dr.
Wm.J.Power. Death from natural causes. Reported by Constable Hughes.

21. 21/12/1863 on James Hayes, Gurtussa,  Kilpatrick, Clanwilliam, Dr.
William Sadleir. Death from natural causes. Reported by Boice. Esq.

22. 29/1/1864 on Johanna Danaher Tipperary, Clanwilliam. Dr. J. Dowling.
Verdict-Accidental.Reported by Constable Bible.

Dated this 3rd, Feb. 1864.
Tobias J. Morrissy. M.D.

From originals held at Tipperary Library.