CARLOW HISTORY

CENSUS INDEX
Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Pat Purcell Papers
Famine Times in Ireland 1845

By kind permission of Michael Purcell
Page 10

Famine Times in Ireland 1845

From PPP files. 1845.

The Jurors for our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen, upon their Oath, do say and present, that Ellen McEnery alias Julia Keyford, alias Conors, alias Thompkins, a vagabond woman of rustic hair, narrow face, pinity long nose, light body of 5 foot 3 inches in measure, bad mouth with no abode but late of the countryside on the Queen's Highway near Ballon Hill in the County of Carlow and now in the Jail of Carlow a prisoner.

 Did on the 8th day of January in the eight year of the Reign of our most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen, with force and arms, at Ballon had in her care , custody and control, a certain female infant child, of tender age, and by reason of such tender age then and there utterly incapable of making known the natural wants , and of providing and procuring for the necessary attention, support and maintenance of the infant child, and that the said Ellen McEnery, alias Julia Keyford, alias Conors, alias Thompkins being of a most wicked, inhuman and cruel disposition.

  Did secretly, wilfully, maliciously and unlawfully did leave, desert and abandon the said infant child on the Queen's Highway at Ballon and by such abandonment, did wickedly, knowingly and unlawfully expose the said infant to great and imminent danger of perishing for want of needful food and sustenance, and of due and proper care and attention, and through the inclemency of the weather, the infant is now in the God fearing and loving care, custody and house of Thomas Nowlan and his wife Mary of Ballon.

 Ellen McEnry, alias Julia Keyford, alias Conors, alias Thompkins is judged in contempt of our said most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen and her Laws, and against the Peace of our said most Sovereign Lady Victoria the Queen, her Crown and her Dignity. (for Transportation as soon as it may be arranged so).

(signed) ? Browne-Clayton-Browne, Brownes Hill, Carlow,

Members of the Jury: James Eustice, Philip Nowlan, Thomas Bennet, Walter Bagnell, John Brooke, James Warren, James Galbraith, Henry Henders, Thomas Jacob, William Keir, Richard Kepple, Claude Whitehead.


By kind permission of Michael Purcell 2012

Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5
Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10
Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15
Page 16 Page 17 Page 18    

Please report any links or images which do not open to mjbrennan30@gmail.com

The information contained in these pages is provided solely for the purpose of sharing with others researching their ancestors in Ireland.
2001 Ireland Genealogy Projects, IGP TM By Pre-emptive Copyright - All rights reserved

Back to the top