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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)


The Royal Irish Constabulary
The Ridge. Old Leighlin,
 Co Carlow


OSI map of The Ridge

Ridge Townland, Co. Carlow

 Ridge is in the Electoral Division of Ridge, in Civil Parish of Old Leighlin, in the Barony of Idrone West, in the County of Carlow. The Irish name for Ridge is An Droim.

Ridge has an area of: 2.42 square miles. Within Co. Carlow, it is the 2nd largest townland.

In 1822 Six Royal Irish Constables were appointed to the area of The Ridge, Co. Carlow.

Source: https://www.townlands.ie/carlow/idrone-west/oldleighlin/ridge/ridge/


1829 Outrage Reports Search Results found in the NAI.

  Record 804 from 'CSO/RP'

NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/OR/1829/804

TITLE:

File of documents arising from the shooting dead by the constabulary of Thomas Waters, an army deserter accused of stealing at The Ridge, County Carlow

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from James Battersby, Sub Inspector of the Carlow Constabulary, Carlow, to Sir John Harvey, reporting on the shooting dead of Thomas Waters charged with stealing firearms by a party of constables; noting that the constables included William Kidd, Tyndall and Finnerty. Also copy of arrest warrant noting that Waters had been accused of the theft by George Griffith of The Ridge, County Carlow. Also letter from Patt Waters, brother of Thomas, Raheenkill, County Carlow, claiming that his brother was accused of being an army deserter and was unlawfully shot by John Finerty, constable. Also letters from Samuel F Roberts, magistrate, Ravinden [Rathvinden], County Carlow, to James Battersby and other unidentified recipient, noting that Waters was guilty of breaching the law and was a deserter from the 69th Regiment. Also affidavit of George Griffith, The Ridge, accusing Waters of theft. Also covering letters from John Harvey, Inspector General, 11 Hume Street, Dublin, to William Gregory, Under Secretary. Includes memorandum from unidentified official discussing the case.

EXTENT:

10 items; 21pp

DATE(S):

22 Apr 1829-21 Jun 1829

DATE EARLY:

1829

DATE LATE:

1829

ORIGINAL REFERENCE:

1829/W45

Source: https://csorp.nationalarchives.ie/search/index.php?browse=true&category=27&subcategory=197&offset=800&browseresults=true

 
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