Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1841
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


 

Coroners Inquests for the County Tipperary for the year 1841.

January.

1st Boherbee Honora Ryan Apoplexy.

2nd Ballygurten. Judith McCarthy. Falling into a deep dyke of water.

4th Killusty. Betty Cummins. From exhaustion and cold.

5th Large Wood. Daniel Moore Inclemency of weather.

5th Kilrush. Edmond McGrath. Disease of the heart.

6th Tipperary. Judith Sinnott. Consumption.

7th Littleton Churchyard. Lydia Carter. Disease of the lungs.

8th Mealiffe Churchyard. Bridget Hayes. Visitation of God.

13th. Carrick on Suir. Male Infant. Found dead in the Suir.

18th. Garrykennedy. Margaret Watson. Apoplexy.

20th. Faraa?. Lawrence Kickham. From a blow given to him by Edmond Horan,
aided and assisted by John Reilly.

21st The Bulls Glen. Honoria Cahill. Accident with a horse and car driven by
James Whittaker.

22nd. Knockane. Honora Fogarty. Clothes catching fire.

27th . Cranehust. John Donohoe. Mortal wound inflicted by either a gun or
pistol shot by some person or persons unknown.

28th. Barn. William Spearman. Died after receiving a kick in the stomach
from a mare.

February.

Date. Place. On whom held. Finding of each Inquiry.

1st. Lisheen Derley. Daniel Keogh. Injuries received in a row or fight with
John and Richard Sadlier, of Bonarea.

5th. Grange. Mary Lonergan. Falling down the stairs.

5th. Barracks of Cahir. John Sullivan. Being exposed to the inclemency of
the weather, and from being removed from house to house.

7th. Derrygrath. Mary Heffernan. Visitation of God.

9th. Carrick on Suir. William Proctor. Hung himself while labouring under a
fit of temporary derangement.

9th. Clocully. Eliza Maher. Visitation of God.

11th. Roscrea. William M'Ally. Visitation of God.

11th. Clonmel Gaol. James Gleeson. Disease of the chest, accelerated by the
bad accommodation afforded in the Bridewells of Nenagh and Templemore, no
blame attached to the officers of the Clonmel Gaol.

13th. Donnybrook. Deveane Smith. Esq. Fall from a horse.

14th. Dromphilip. Laurence Hart. Visitation of God.

17th. New Grove. Judith Daniel. Suffocated. (Accident).

18th. Glankeen. Mary Quinan. Found drowned.

19th. Clonmel Gaol. Patrick Regan. Died from gun shot wound, fired by the
police while in the discharge of their duty.

19th. Ballyhane. Edmond Kelly. Drinking ardent spirits.

21st. Garryard. Austin Fitzgerald. Killed by the falling of a wall.

21st. Garryard. Catherine Fitzgerald. Killed by the falling of a wall.

24th. Redwood. Michael Billane. Died from a wound inflicted by Patrick
McGrath with a mallet.

24th Lismolin. Timothy Kelly. Blows from stones and pitchforks inflicted by
John Dwyer, Snr., and Joseph Dwyer, aided and assisted by James Dwyer and
several others.

March.

Date Place On whom held. Findings.

2nd. Cordangan Lands Mary Dwyer. Died of fever, the jury being of the
opinion that the conduct of her husband John Dwyer, was very unnatural and
cruel towards the deceased.

4th. Carrick-on-Suir. James Kirwan. Poisoned by Laudanum by mistake.

8th. Shower. Margaret Burke. Accidentally burned.

8th. Parkstown William Fanning. Visitation of God.

9th. Grenanstown. A male child. Strangled by person or persons unknown.

12th. Graigue. Catherine Farrell. Visitation of God.

14th Kilfeacle. A male child. Strangled by person or persons unknown.

15th Killaloan. A male child. Found drowned.

17th. Gurtshane. James Shinners. Clothes having caught fire.

22nd. Kilfitmone. John Sheppard. Clothes taking fire.

24th. Ballycandoge. Andrew Bradley. Visitation of God.

26th. Ballycandoge. Philip Brennan. Visitation of God.

27th Clonmel Lunatic Asylum. John Dunn. Died from having swallowed tincture
of opium in the asylum, which was not kept in a proper place or strict
attention paid by John Murphy, the keeper of the ward.

28th Thurles. Michael Hickey. In consequence of a blow of mettles, inflicted
by John Butler.

29th. Portrue. Elinor Egan. Apoplexy.

30th. Tipperary. A male infant. Born Dead.

April.

Date Place On whom held. Findings.

8th. Urra. Patrick Hayes. Killed by person or persons unknown.

10th. Curraghmore. Timothy Tierney. Wounds inflicted by a stone, by Denis
Needham, aided and abetted by James and William Needham, arising from a
dispute about grass.

10th. Curraghmore. John Gleeson. Wounds inflicted by a stone, by James
Needham, aided and abetted by Denis and William Needham, arising from a
dispute about grass.

15th Mullinahone. Thomas Oldis. Apoplexy, caused by drink.

16th. Templekelly. Patrick McNamara. Injuries received when blasting a rock.

16th. Tomulough. Terence Sweeney. Apoplexy.

18th Silvermines. Robert Shaw. 20th Reg. Injuries received by a water wheel.

20th Fethard. Edward Regan. Accidental Death.

21st. Knockakelly. John Conway. Visitation of God.

23rd. Camass. Wm. and Ed. Gorman. Natural Causes. (Infants).

24th. Ballylanigan. John Fennelly. Burnt in a Lime Kiln.

25th Nenagh. A Male child. From injuries inflicted by John Gleeson and
Bridget Murphy, on the mother, which caused a premature delivery.

25th. Gaol of Nenagh. William Collins. Died of fever.

26th. Roscrea. Francis Bennett. Suffocation.

29th. Templetorhy? Rebecca Porter. Visitation of God.

29th. Clarianna. Patrick Connors. Bursting of a diseased lung.

30th Ballygibbon. Elizabeth Holding. Accidentally drowned.

May.

Date. Place. On whom held. Findings.

1st. Tubberehena. Michael Purcell. Accidentally drowned.

4th. Kilvemnon. John Doran. Drinking whiskey to excess.

7th. Boher. George Brown. Visitation of God.

11th. Toomevara. Denis Treacy. Visitation of God.

15th. Fethard. Female Infant. In consequence of injuries she sustained, and
being exposed to the inclemency of the weather by a person or persons
unknown.

17th. Clonmel. Bridget Meehan. Died from being severely burnt.

19th Uskane. Robert Hall. Esq. Killed by a wound inflicted on the left side
of the neck with a bullet by some person unknown.

27th. Behemore. Patrick Dillon. Accidentally killed by a kick from a horse.

June.

Date Place. On whom held. Findings.

1st. Corrageen. James Corbett. Found drowned in a bog hole.

2nd. Johnstown. Mary Larkin. Found drowned.

7th. Priorstown. Mary Power. Visitation of God.

11th. Moorstown Walsh. Daniel Carthy. Drowned in a pond.

11th. Annefield. John Brien. Injuries of the head and suffocation.

12th. Boulea. Ellen Cumming. Clothes taking fire.

13th. Old Castle. Patrick Maher. Disease of the lungs.

13th. Camlin. John Delaney. Drowned in a bog hole.

14th. Ballogh. James Dalton. Clothes taking fire.

14th. White Church. Ellen Hickey. Poison in senna tea.

15th. Clonmel Gaol. William Connery. Diseased liver and dropsy.

16th. Lackamore. James Ryan. Caught in a wheel (Copper Mines).

24th. Lackamore. Patrick Finn. Killed by a quarry bank falling on him.

24th. Craig. Martin Tyrrell. Disease of the heart.

24th. Clogherally. William Kirwan. Falling into a pool of water.

26th. Thurles. Henry Bryan. Inflammation of the bowels and stomach.

26th. Barnagore. Elinor Ryan. Bursting of a blood vessel of the lungs.

27th. Nenagh. Margaret Galvan. Accidentally suffocated in bed.

28th. Fethard. Ellen Farrell. A wound from which she was blooded having
opened afresh, her parents not being able to stop it themselves, and
neglected to use the necessary means to do so, and refused to follow the
doctor's prescription.

July.

Date Place On whom held. Finding of each Inquiry.

1st. Kilclooney Mary Hackett. Visitation of God.

2nd. Cardery. Thomas Moroney. Died from over use of liquors.

2nd. Toomevara. Patrick Toohey. Killed from a stone having fallen on him in
a quarry.

3rd. Drishane. William Kilfoy. Kicked by a horse in the stomach.

5th. Cashel. James Mulcahy. Injuries inflicted on him by a stone by John and
William Gooley and John Shunny.

8th. Springfort. Mary Malone. Visitation of God.

8th. Garrett's Mills. Jeremiah Tierney. Suffocation.

10th. Dundrum. Judy Dwyer. Visitation of God.

10th. Cashel. Mary Lonergan. Flung herself out of a window whilst in a state
of temporary derangement.

12th. Lisduff. Michael Brennan. Injuries received from a fall from a horse.

13th. Cashel. Thomas Wall. Injuries inflicted on him by some persons
unknown.

14th Bansha. Michael Scully. A gun-shot wound received on the 12th July,
from a policeman, whose name is unknown, that Sub-Constable Slattery fired
in the direction where deceased was found dead, but the jury could not say
if the shot took effect, that Constable Clear gave orders to fire, but could
not say whether he was justified or not.

15th. Roscrea. Honora Haverty. Visitation of God.

16th. Gurtdrum. Daniel Ryan. Visitation of God.

20th. Drish Mills. Anne McEnerny. Accidentally caught between the pit and
the head wheel of a factory mill.

21st. Mardyke. James Hogan. Accidentally killed by the pushing pole at the
Mardyke colliery.

29th. Nenagh. Catherine Grummel. Visitation of God.

31st. Fethard. Patrick Smith. Fall from a horse.

31st. Thurles. Mary Whitney. Disease of the heart.

31st. Glenough. Patrick Heffernan. Disease of the lungs.

August.

Date Place On whom held. Finding of each Inquiry.

1st. Loughmore. Child. Found in a dyke by some persons unknown, aided and
assisted by Mary Ryan and Nelly Halloran.

2nd. M'Creery? Charles Collins. Accidental death by a cart overturning.

4th. Kyleanna. Patrick Carty. Blow of a shears, inflicted by John Carty.

7th. Patrick's Well. James Hogan. Falling into a quarry.

8th. Keilnasera.? James Brislane. Bank of a quarry falling on him.

13th. Croankill.? Andrew Tierney. Injuries inflicted on him by a pig.

14th. Graystown. William Maher. By hanging himself.

16th. Lisnamrock. John Hackett. Falling into a coal pit, where he drowned.

26th. Nenagh. Catherine Kennedy. Injuries received from a fall in the
street.

September.

2nd . Clonmel. John Dillon. Fall from a cart.

2nd. Ballynahow. William Hayes. In consequence of a blow from a loaded butt,
inflicted by Patrick Ryan, and of a blow of a stone given by Thomas
McCarthy, aided by Martin Jones and others.

3rd. Nenagh. Elizabeth Brien. Apoplexy.

4th. Bunnicum. Anne Reddan. Clothes taking fire.

8th. Cashel. Mary Carey. Accidental death from a fall from a car.

9th. Woodroof. Laurence Carthy. Weakness and exposure to the night air.

14th. Roscrea Gaol. John Sweeny. Visitation of God.

17th. Templekelly. Michael Maher. Fall from scaffolding.

19th. Nenagh. Timothy Slattery. Suffocated while in the act of eating.

20th. Marlow. Peggy Gooley. Burst blood vessel.

20th. Lagginstown. Darby Blake. From injuries received in his own house,
which caused his death.

21st. Maynard O'Killoran. Charles Cambie, Esq. From a kick and fall from a
horse.

22nd. Borrisoleigh. Remains of a child. Still-Born and remains found in a
coffin where it was buried about 10 months previous.

25th. Court House-Tipperary. Female child. Born alive, but neglect on the
part of the mother, Judy Hogan, in not reporting its illness and death, the
day after its birth, supposed to have died of convulsions.

25th. Bonlegala. James McLoughlin. Visitation of God.

29th. Kilenacarriga. Michael Hally. Suffocation, from having drunk a
quantity of ardent spirits.

30th. Court-House, Clonmel. Female Infant. Wilful murder, against persons
unknown, infant having been put in the river Suir, whilst living.

October.

1st. Doronamona. Catherine Brien. Strangled herself while labouring under a
temporary fit of insanity.

5th. Tipperary. Catherine Cooney. Paralysis of one side of the body, and
obstruction of the circulation of the brain, and disease of the liver and
the stomach.

7th. Ballymoylan, or Corbally. James Glynn. Accidentally killed by a bank at
the slate quarries having fallen on him.

7th. Glangool. John Lalor. By a gun or pistol shot wound, inflicted by a
person unknown, on the 12th day of July last, at Glangool, on the high road.

11th. Boulontlea. Bridget Carroll. Accidentally killed by a horse walking on
her.

15th. Nenagh. Patrick Guinane. Injuries to his spine, having fallen from a
roof of a house.

16th. Nenagh. Judith Brien. Visitation of God.

19th. Fertiana. Margaret Houlahan. Found dead, from the inclemency of the
night.

28th. Roscrea. Mary Abbey. Being exposed to the cold in the street by the
mother, or some persons unknown.

29th. Clonmel. Patrick Kehoe. Accidentally burnt.

29th. Caher. Thomas Connell. Visitation of God.

29th. Caher. William Mahony. From having received a fracture on the head and
other wounds, by persons unknown.

31st. Boherbee. Bridget Hayes. Visitation of God.

November.

1st. Corbally. Griffith Robinson. Injuries received, but the cause or by
whom, unknown.

2nd. Ballydruchid. Mary McMahon. Found dead.

8th. Carrick-on-Suir. James Hayden. Death from a kick from a mule.

8th. Glanculloe. James Gleeson. Visitation of God.

11th. Cashel. Mary Ryan. Accidental death from a wheel of a carriage going
over her head.

12th. Liscrea. Thomas Connors. Disease of the heart and stomach.

18th. Upper Hill. William Kinshella. Kick from a foal.

25th. Roscrea. John O'Neill. Clothes taking fire.

25th Clonmel. John Steward. Throwing himself into the river Suir.

December.

1st. Portroe. John O'Grady. Burnt by falling into an ash pit.

3rd. Loughoma. Mary Canny. Killed by part of her house falling on her.

3rd. Loughoma. Patrick Canny. Killed by part of her house falling on him.

4th. Lislowran. Michael Fennelly. Murdered by person or persons unknown.

4th. Carrick-on-Suir. Thomas Brien. Found drowned.

6th. Leugh. Timothy Dwyer. Disease of the liver.

8th. Cloneyharp. Thomas Britt. Blows inflicted on his head by a person or
persons unknown, in a riot, at which John Ryan (Con), William Ryan, and
several other persons were present.

9th. Ballynonty. Bridget Blake. From a wound received in the leg from a gun,
which was accidentally thrown down by William Hynes, on a flag in the
kitchen, which caused it to explode.

9th. Knockmohue. James Bourk. Fall from a car.

10th. Castletown. Patrick Fennelly. Accidentally drowned.

16th. Killerkohan. Patrick Lynch. Fall from a horse.

17th. Thurles. Michael Ryan. Blow of a stone on his head, inflicted by
Martin Williams, William Dwyer being present.

20th. Thurles. Judy Dwyer. Clothes caught fire.

23rd. Barracks of Ardfinnan. Edmond Ryan. Found drowned in Cloculla, with
marks of violence on his head.

25th. Thurles. Mary Hogan. Inflammation of her bowels and womb.

27th. Monroe West. Maurice Neale. Visitation of God.

29th. Glaubawn.? Ally Britt. Found drowned in a well.

30th. Clonoulty Churchyard. James Ryan. Blow of a stick, accidentally given
whilst hurling by Edmund Ryan (Torn); homicide, found to be excusable.