Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1866/67
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


 

A return of Inquests held by Thomas O'Meara, Coroner for part of the North
and part of the South Riding of County Tipperary, commencing 10th July 1866
and ending 20th Feb. 1867.


1. July 10th 1866 on Patrick Rice, of Ballingarry, Slievardagh, Dr. Calcutt.
Reported by Constable O'Malley. Verdict-Debility and old age.

2. July 28th on James Purcell at Ballingarry, Slievardagh.
Dr. Calcutt. Reported by Constable O'Malley.Verdict-Fall from a car.

3. Aug. 23rd on John Short, of Templemore. Eliogarty. Dr. Forsaythe.
Reported by Constable Flynn. verdict-Cordiae Syncope.

4. Sept. 2nd on Margaret Doheney, at Graigue Padeen, Gurtnahoe. Dr. Hanly.
Reported by Constable Bourke. Verdict-Suicide by drowning.

5. Sept. 13th on Sarah Howard, at Kiloskehan, Ikerrin.
Dr. Quinlan. Reported by Constable Connell. Verdict-Strangulation by person
or persons unknown.

6. Sept. 18th on Mary Gallagher, at Killenaule, Slievardagh. Drs Hanly and
Stokes. Reported by Constable Killeen. Verdict-Consumption.

7. Sept. 22nd on Michael Ryan at Rathcarden, Parish of Glankeen, Dr.
Quinlan. Reported by Constable Ferns. verdict-Heart disease.

8. Oct. 12th on Michael Banan, at Ballyhoughter, Parish of Ballycahill, Dr.
Hanly. Reported by Constable Lee. Verdict-Accidental burning.

9. Oct. 24th on William Kirwan, at Thurles, Eliogarty. Reported by Constable
Mullarkey. Verdict-Homicide by Thomas McGrath.Dr. Hanly.

10. Oct. 26th on James Kelly, at Ballynastick, Parish of Boulick.
Slievardagh. Dr. Calcutt. Reported by Constable Whelan. Verdict-Accident in
a coal pit.

11. Oct. 29th on Mary Sheppard, at Aughalmore, Castleiney, Dr. Mullalley.
Reported by Constable Flynn. Verdict-Disease of the heart.

12. Nov. 12th on Margaret Bell, at Ballycahill, Eliogarty. Dr. Hanly.
Reported by Constable Coughlan. Verdict-Effusion of water on the chst.

13. Dec. 8th on Mary Leahy, at Catiganstown, Killenaule, Dr. Stokes.
Reported by Constable Killeen. Verdict-Exhaustion and exposure to the cold.

14. Dec.9 and 10th. on Anne Butler, at Clongour, Parish of Thurles.
Eliogarty. Dr. Hanly. Reported by Constable Mullarkey. Verdict-Found
drowned.

15. Dec. 12th on Con. Dwyer, at Drombane, Moyaliffe. Dr. Hanly. Reported by
Constable Mullarkey. Verdict-Apoplexy.

16. Dec. 26th on a male child at Templemore, Eliogarty. Dr. Forsaythe,
Reported by Constable Flynn. Verdict-Wilful murder by the mother.

17. Dec. 29th on Mary Butler at Rorardstown, parish of Drom. Dr. Quinlan.
Reported by Constable McGuire. Verdict-Rupture of a blood vessel.

18. Jan. 6th 1867 on Catherine Ryan, at Coalbrooke, Ballingarry.
Slievardagh. Drs Hanly and Calcutt. Reported by Constable Hounahan.
verdict-Disease of the heart.

19. Jan. 16th on Anto Lanigan, at Templemore, Eliogarty. Dr. Forsaythe.
Reported by Constable Flynn. Verdict-Accidental burning.

20. Jan. 25th on Michael Maher at Roscrea, Ikerrin. Dr. Powel. Reported by
Constable McNess. Verdict-Disease of the heart.

21. Jan 30th on  a male child at Ballynure, Parish of Graystown,
Slievardagh. Dr. Stokes. Reported by Constable Killeen. Verdict-Debility

22. Jan. 30th on John Carroll at Killenaule, Slievardagh. Dr. Stokes.
Reported by Constable Killeen. Verdict. Accidental burning.

23. Feb. 1st on Mary Roache, at Templemore, Eliogarty.
Dr. Forsaythe, Reported by Constable Flynn. Verdict-Exposure to the cold
while under the influence of liquor.

24. Feb. 20th. on William Lambe, at Borrisoleigh, Upper Kilnemanagh. Dr.
Quinlan. Reported by Constable Ferns.
Verdict-Disease of the heart, combined with chronic asthma.

This is the return of inquests.
Thomas O'Meara. Coroner.
Feb. 21st 1867.

Michael Meagher from 4th March 1867 to 3rd July 1867

1. 4/3/1867 on John Elliott, at Castlewaller, Newport, Kilneragh, Owney and
Arra. No Doctor. Reported by Constable Histon, Newport. Verdict-Accidentally
drowned.

2. 7/3/1867. on Daniel Kennedy, at Coumbeg, Portroe, Parish of Youghal,
Owney and Arra. Dr. McKeogh. Reported by Constable Betty, Portroe.
Verdict-Disease of the heart.

3. 7/5/1867. on William Connors, at Ryninch, Killaloe, Parish of
Templekelly, Owney and Arra. No Doctor. Reported by Constable Garvey,
Ballina. Verdict-accidentally killed by a horse and cart falling on him.

4. 15/6/1867. on Mary Keyes, at Curreeney, Kilcommon, Parish of Templederry.
No Doctor. Reported by Constable Brittin, Knockakelly. Verdict-Visitation of
God.

5. 3/7/1867. on Bridget Ryan, at Nenagh Workhouse, Parish of Nenagh, Upper
Ormond. Dr. Quinn. Reported by Constable Reamsbottom. Nenagh.
Verdict-Accidentally killed by a horse and car running away.

Michael Meagher, Coroner, 6/7/1867.


Coroners Reports Feb. to June. 1867. Thomas O'Meara

1. 22/2/1867 on Laurence Walsh, at Ballynough, Bourna, Ikerrin, Dr.
O'Connell, Reported by Constable Ruthlidge. Verdict-Syncope.

2. 22/2/1867 on Thomas Fennelly, at Castletown, Parish of Moyne, Eliogarty.
Dr. Hanly. Reported by Constable Mularkey. Verdict-Accidental fall from his
gig.

3. 5/3/1867 on Thomas Dwyer, at Thurles, Parish of Thurles, Eliogarty. Dr.
Hanly. Reported by Constable Mularkey. Verdict-Heart Disease.

4. 7/3/1867 on Patrick Treacy, at Rosmult, Drombane, Upper Kilnemanagh, Dr.
Quinlan.Reported by Constable Mullarkey. Verdict-Wilful murder.

5. 28/3/1867 on John Joseph Ingerton, at Roscrea Union, Parish of Roscrea,
Ikerrin. No Doctor. Reported by Constable McNess. Verdict-Accidental
burning.

6. 30/3/1867 on a man unknown, at Two-Mile-Borris, Barony of Eliogarty, Dr.
Bradshaw, Reported by Constable Follis. Verdict-Bursting of an abcess.

7. 20/4/1867 on Pierce Scanlan, at Boulerea, Parish of Bourna, Barony of
Ikerrin. Dr. Powell, Reported by Constable Ruthlidge. Verdict-Accidental
death by a fall from a horse and car.

8. 21/4/1867 on Richard Malley, at Bakestown, Parish of Holycross,
Eliogarty. Dr. Hanly. Reported by Constable Mullarkey. Verdict-Accidental
death by fall of a car.

9. 22/4/1867 on Patrick Fogarty, at Drom, Eliogarty. Drs. O'Connell and
Quinlan. Reported by Sub. Inspector O'Connor. Verdict-Homicide.

10. 13/5/1867 on Thomas Moloney, at Cabra, Parish of Fortyanna (Fertiana),
Eliogarty. Dr. Hanly. Reported by Constable Mullarkey. Verdict-Debility
produced by diarrhae.(Spelling on report).

11. 31/5/1867 on Walter Croake, at Ballingarry, Slievardagh, Dr. Calcutt.
Reported by Constable O'Malley. Verdict-Apoplexy.

12. 6/6/1867 on Timothy Ryan, at Garranroe, Parish of Rahealty, Eliogarty.
Dr. Bradshaw. Reported by Constable Carroll. Verdict-Valvular disease of the
heart.

13. 24/6/1867 on John Ryan at Gortnahoe, Slievardagh. Dr. Delany. Reported
by Constable Bourke. Verdict-Convulsions.

Thomas O'Meara
Bouladuff House July 4th 1867.


A return of Inquests held by Michael Maher, Coroner for part of the North
Riding of the County of Tipperary commencing July 24th and ending Feb. 11th
1867.


1. July 24th 1866 on Martin Hogan, at Coolagour, Prish of Modreeny. Dr.
Walsh. Reported by Constable Quinn, Cloughjordan. Verdict-Disease of the
heart.

2. July 27th on Patrick Gready, at Newport, Barony of Owney and Arra, Dr.
J.B. Kittson. Reported by Constable Hitson, newport. Verdict-Suicide while
labouring under temporary insanity.

3. Aug. 9th on Patrick Ryan, at Annagh, Parish of Durra, Lower Ormond. No
Doctor.Reported by Constable Bourke, Annagh. Verdict-Visitation of God.

4. Aug. 22nd. on Catherine Nicholson, Derrinvohil, Parish of Aglish, Dr.
McGarvey. Reported by Constable Aubrey, Borrisokane. Verdict-Disease of the
heart.

5. Sept. 1st on Patrick Moylan, at Ballinaclough, Upper Ormond. No Doctor.
Reported by Constable Holmes, Ballinaclough. Verdict-Visitation of God.

6. Sept 6th on Bridget Cunneen, at Kilnerath, Owney and Arra,
Dr.J.B.Kittson. Reported by Constable Eagar, Knockfune. Verdict-Accidentally
burned.

7. Sept 16th on Michael Tapley, at Skehana, Loughkeen, Lower Ormond. No
Doctor. Reported by Constable Wallace, Ballingarry. Verdict-Accidentally
killed by a fall of a tree.

8. Oct. 7th on Bridget Hanly, at Latteragh, Barony of Upper Ormond. Dr.
Cashel. Reported by Constable Mcelligot, Latteragh. Verdict-Accidentally
burned.

9. Oct. 10th on Michael Teehan, at Killeen, Borrisokane.
Dr. McGarvey. Reported by Constable Aubrey, Borrisokane.
Verdict-Accidentally suffocated.

10. Oct. 15th on James Laverett, at Borrisokane, Lower ormond. Dr. McGarvey.
Reported by Constable Aubrey, Borrisokane. Verdict-Killed by falling off a
car.

11. Oct. 21st on Patrick Kennedy at Grange near Portumna, Lower Ormond. Dr.
Cashel. Reported by Constable Newey, Portland. Verdict-Accidentally drowned.

12. Nov. 12th on John McGrath, in the Parish of Newport, Owney and Arra, No.
Doctor. Reported by Constable Histon Newport. No Inquest; not deemed
necessary after going there.

13. Nov. 22nd. on Patrick Kenna, at Drum Slate Quarries, Parish of
Castletown. Owney and Arra, Dr. McKeogh. Reported by Constable Quaide.
Corbally. Verdict-Accidentally suffocated.

14. Nov. 28th on Michael Carroll, at Nenagh, Lower Ormond. Dr. Cahalan.
Reported by Constable Long. Nenagh. Verdict-Disease of the heart.

15. Dec. 6th on John Nealon, at Shallee, Killoscully, Owney and Arra. Dr.
McKeogh. Reported by Constable Madden, Carrigatoher. Verdict-Accidentally
killed by falling down a mine shaft.

16. Dec. 19th on Margaret Kenneally, at Nenagh Gaol, Parish of Nenagh. No
Doctor. Gaol case. Reported by Constable Reamsbottom, Nenagh.
Verdict-Disease of the heart.

17. Dec. 14th on John Blakeney Kittson M.D. at Newport, Parish of Newport.
Reported by Constable Hitson, Newport. Dr. Cahalan. Verdict-Apoplexy.

18. Dec. 28th on Owen Hickey, at Gorane, Parish of Annameadle, Upper Ormond.
Dr. Cashel.  Reported by Constable Rothwell. Toomevara. Verdict-Death from
Colic.

19. Dec. 28th on Margaret Creed, at Clash Parish of Annameadle, Upper
Ormond. Dr. Cashel. Reported by Constable Rothwell, Toomevara.
Verdict-Disease of the heart.

1867
20. Jan 5th 1867 on Michael Gleeson, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh, Lower
ormond. Dr. Cahalan. Reported by Constable Long. Nenagh. Verdict-Natural
Causes hastened by exposure to the cold.

21. Jan. 24th on Michael Hickey, at Portroe, Parish of Castletown, Owney and
Arra. Dr. McKeogh. Reported by Constable Boland, Portroe. Verdict-Died from
exposure to the cold while under the influence of liquor.

22. Feb. 28th on John Ardell, at Cloughjordan, Parish of Modreeny, Lower
Ormond. Dr. Walsh. Reported by Constable Quinn, Cloughjordan. Verdict-Death
from natural causes.

23. Feb. 11th on John Quigley, at Nenagh, Parish of Nenagh. Lower Ormond.
Dr. Cahalan. Reported by Constable Bourke Nenagh. Verdict-Disease of the
heart.

Michael Maher Coroner.
Feb. 22nd. 1867


From originals held at Tipperary Library.