Coroners Inquests



Some County Tipperary Inquests - 1873
Contributed by Mary Heaphy


Return of inquests held by Michael Meagher, Coroner. 1873

1. Feb. 17th on Eliza Bryan at Corbally, Castletown, Barony of Owney. No Doctor. Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by Constable Bounity, Portroe.

2. Feb. 26th, on Patrick Toohy at Knockdalton, Nenagh. Dr. Cahalan. Verdict-Found drowned. Reported by Constable McDonagh, Kilkeary.

3. March 3rd. on Laurence Corban, at Moneyroe, Kilmore, Upper Ormond. No Doctor. Verdict-Visitation of God. Reported by Constable McMahon, Capparoe.

4. March 15th. on Patrick Hemsworth, Liscreen, Lorrha, Lower Ormond. No Doctor. Verdict-Death from natural causes. Reported by Constable Kennedy, Abbeyville.

5. March 27th on Anne Donohoe, at Brocks, Kilbarron, Lower Ormond. Verdict-Killed by a runaway horse and car. Reported by Constable Miller, Ballinderry.

6. April 3rd. David England Young, at Ballygibbon, Parish of Ballygibbon, Upper Ormond. No Doctor. Verdict-Aneurism of the heart. Reported by Sub-Constable Clancy,  Beechwood.

7. April 13th. on James Gleeson, at Lisheenaclountha, Kilmore, Upper Ormond. Drs. Cahalan and McKeogh. Verdict-Cut his throat, labouring under temporary insanity. Reported by Constable Connelly, Capparoe.

8. April 21st. on male infant, name unknown, at Cloughjordan, Motheremy, Lower Ormond. Dr. McKeogh,(Post Mortem). Verdict-Death from natural causes. Reported by Constable Palmer, Clouughjordan.

9. Apr 22nd. on Michael Leamy, at Graigue, Ardcroney, Lower Ormond. Dr. McKeogh. Verdict-Accidentally drowned. Reported by Constable Hannigan, Beechwood.

10. May 20th on Anne Ryan at Monanore, Anameadle, Upper Ormond, Dr. McMahon. Verdict-Rupture of a blood vessel. Reported by Constable Reilly, Toom.

11. June 18th on Michael Starr, at Annagh, Kilbarron, Lower Ormond, Dr, MCGarvey. Verdict-Excessive drink. Reported by Constable McGoulrick, Coolbawn.

12. June 21st. on Timothy Quinn, at Killoran, Castletown, Owney and Arra. No Doctor. Verdict-Accidentally drowned. Reported by Constable broghtly, Portroe.
The above is a correct return of inquests held by me since the date of my last furnished account-15th. Feb. 1873
Michael Meagher. Coroner.


Return of inquests held by Thomas O'Meara. Coroner for the months of March 1873 to June 1873.

1. March 19th, on Laurence Kily, at Newbirmingham, Kilcooly, Slievardagh. Dr. Burke. Verdict-Cessation of the heart. Reported by William Scott.

2. March 30th on Sarah Fogarty, at Templemore, Eliogarty, Dr. O'Connor. No inquest held. Reported by Head-Constable Tracy.

3. April 24th. on Michael McCarthy, Pallashill, Parish of Inch, Kilnemanagh. No Inquest held. Reported by Acting-Constable Mohan.

4. April 30th. on Patrick Gleeson, at Holycross, Eliogarty, Dr. Jackman. Verdict-Death from natural causes.
Reported by Constable Kelly.

5. May 1st. on William Fanning, at Commons, Parish of Thurles, Dr. Barry. Verdict-Disease of the heart. Reported by Constable Mooney.

6 Apr 28th. on Honoria Gilliton, at Borrisoleigh, Kilnemanagh. Doctor Quinlan. No inquest held. Reported by Sub-Inspector Burn.

7. May 10th. on James Maher, at Roscrea, Ikerrin. Dr. Powell. Verdict-Exhaustion from over excess of stimulants. Reported by Head-Constable Leahy.

8. May 17th. on James Hayth, at Templemore, Eliogarty. Dr. Meade. Verdict-Heart disease. Reported by Head-Constable Tracy.

9.June 4th. on Patrick Maher, at Killoskeehan, Drom, Ikerrin.
Dr. Quinlan. No inquest held.  Reported by Constable Ryan.

10.June 9th on Patrick Russell, at Curraheen, Moycarkey, Eliogarty. DR. Barry. No inquest held. Reported by Constable O'Connell.

11. On Mary Gunner, at Roscrea, Ikerrin, Dr. Powell. Verdict-Inflamation of the bowels, accelerated by a blow. Reported by Head-Constable Leahy.

I certify the above to be a correct return. 24th June 1873.
Thomas O'Meara, Bouladuff House, Thurles.

 
From originals held at Tipperary Library.