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Pat Purcell Papers
Peter Nowlan

By kind permission of Michael Purcell 

From the PPP.

1796 - Peter Nowlan

Surnames mentioned: Nowlan, Eustace, Byrne, Cullen, Fluskey, Reddy & Earl.

From PPP 1796.

The Jurors for 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 upon their Oath present that Peter Nowlan of Carlow commonly called Patie Nowlan, Labourer, being a Subject of our Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God King, not having the Fear of God before his eyes being Moved and Seduced by the Instigation of the Devil wickedly devising and intending to disturb the Peace and public Tranquillity at Carlow on the 4th day of August  in the 36th Year of the Reign of our said Sovereign Lord George by the Grace of God  King did unlawfully Maliciously and Traitorously Assemble with other Evil disposed persons their names not known to the Jury to wit to the number of 30 persons and upwards should the said Peter Nowlan commonly called Pattie Nowlan not make Known to the Jury for our Sovereign Lord the King the names of persons known to him Assembled at Carlow on the 4th day of August he is Sentenced to 6 months in the Jail at Carlow and to be Whipped 10 strokes for as Many Days in the Jail Yard and in Full Sight of the Public of Carlow to such a Time as he Delivers the Names should he Not do so the Heavy Punishment of the Crown will be Brought to Weigh on Peter Nowlan commonly called Patie Nowlan. Given this Day at Carlow this 7th day of August 1796 (signed) Edward Eustace, Esquire, Hardy Eustice, Esquire, James Eustace, Esquire, Robert Eustace, Esquire, Arundel Caulfield Best, Esquire at Carlow.

Peter Nowlan commonly called Patie Nowlan to be called again in the case of Timothy Nowlan, Darby Reddy, Patrick Fluskey, James Cullen, Tobias Byrne, Thomas Earl all of townland of Ballon in the County of Carlow.


From the PPP.


Timothy Nowlan and Tobias Byrne on Ballon were sentenced to Transportation in March 1798.

The above is a true and accurate transcript of the original document.
Transcribed by: Michael Purcell c.2012

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