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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


Pat Purcell Papers
Doyles Plucking Sheep
and other issues
1762

Source: Michael Purcell c.2012


Doyles Plucking Sheep 1762.

Pat Purcell Papers.

1762.

The Examination of Edmond Wall of [ ? ] Carlow taken before Henry Colclough, Esquire ~

Edmond Wall Saith that for a Considerable time past he has had several of his Sheep plucked and the Wool barley taken of the skin and has sustained a Considerable loss thereby.

He Saith that he went in search of this Wool in the House of William Doyle of Knockandrane and on he seizing the Wool, Mary Doyle wife of William confessed the Wool to be the property of the aforesaid Edmond Wall but told him that the Wool was brought into the house by one of her daughters who she sayd was young and foolish.

Edmond Wall Saith he hath for these several years past lost a Considerable Quanity of Wool by having his sheep plucked and further Saith he verily believes his sheep has been so Plucked and the Wool disposed of by William and Mary Doyle and their children by their Directions and further Saith not ~~~

(signed) Edmond, his X mark, Wall.
Edmond Wall bound in 20 to Prosecute at the next assizes for the County of Carlow.
Sworn before me this 10th day of March 1762.
(signed) Henry Colclough

Transcribed by Friend of Carlow <friendsofcarlowtempe@gmail.com>


By kind permission of M. Purcell c2012.

From: Michael Purcell <carlowmike@gmail.com>

1762, Dawson, Bunbury, Gurley, Carmichael, Proctor, Dobbyns, Jackson, King & George!

Abbreviated transcription from a long account of property transaction on faded parchment in the PPP.

The present-day location of the property is the offices of Carlow County Council.

Indenture 1762.

This Indenture made the fourteenth day of July in the Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign and Chief Lord, George, King, and so Forth, of the Kingdom of Ireland, between the Honourable Arthur Dawson, of Athy Street in the County of Catherlough, and the Court of the Exchequer in Ireland, Dublin, Esquire, one of the Barons of our Lord the King of the one part and Henry Bunbury, of the same, Esquire, one of our Justices of the Peace of our Lord the King, of the other part.

 Witnessed here that in consideration of the yearly Rent and Covenants herein mentioned to lett the house, out offices and garden adjoining, situate on Athy Street, in the Town and County of Catherlough, bounded on the West by the River Barrow walk, on the East by Athy Street, on the North by Gurley's Plotts and on the South by Dobbyn's and Proctor's Holding.

All That  To Have And To Hold All That herein mentioned for and during the Reign of our said Lord the King, by the said Henry Bunbury, his Executors, Administrators, and Assigns, the said House and the Ground adjoining commencing the twenty first day of July in the Second Year of the Reign of our said Lord the King.

(signed) George Dawson, Bart. Henry Bunbury, Esquire, J.P.

Witnessed this the Fourteenth Day of July in the Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord the King, (signed) Walter Carmichael, Clerk for Catherlough, James Jackson, Assistant Clerk.


Trouble at the Fair of Tullow.

1762

A true transcription of documents from the Pat Purcell Papers.

County of Carlow ~~~~

The Jurors for our Lord the King upon their Oath say and present, That Weaver Best of Ardiston in the County of Carlow, Esquire, Patrick Lynch of Tullow in the County of Carlow, Yeoman, and John Best of Carlow in the County of Carlow, Yeoman, on the 29th Day on October in the Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, with Force and Arms, that is to say, with Swords, Sticks, and so forth, at Tullow in the County of Carlow aforesaid in and upon one James Bradell, a true and faithful Subject of our said Lord King, in the Peace of God, and of our said Lord the King, then and there, being, did make an assault and him did and there did beat, wound and ill treat, so that his Life was greatly dispaired of and other Wrongs to him then and there did, contrary to the Peace of our said Lord the King, his Crown and Dignity.

6th April, 1762.
(signed by  -?-  Bunbury)

Best, Bradell, Hopkins & Bunbury.

True transcription of document in the Pat Purcell Papers.

County of Carlow. 1762

The Jurors for our Lord the King upon their Oath say and present ~~

That Weaver Best of Ardiston in the County of Carlow, Esquire ~~ on the 13th Day of March in the Second Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lord George the Third, by the Grace of God of Great Britain, France, and Ireland, King, Defender of the Faith, and so forth, with Force and Arms, that is to say, with Swords, Sticks, and so forth, at Tullow did contemptuously, unjustly and unlawfully insult menace and threaten the Reverend Francis Hopkins, Clerk, one of the Justices of our said Lord the King, appointed to keep the Peace in and for Carlow because he the said Francis Hopkins had before that  -?-  as a Justice taken Examination against Weaver Best for assaulting James Bradell in Contempt of the Laws of our said Lord the King to the evil Example of all others in the like case offending and contrary to the Peace of our said Lord the King his Crown and Dignity. Proved by the annexed Examination. A True Bill.

(signed) Thomas Bunbury.

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Source: PPP and Michael Purcell <carlowmike@gmail.com>

The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.


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