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Donegal Assizes, Lifford, Co. Donegal, August 1824

Extracted from the Strabane Morning Post, Tuesday, August 24 1824
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com
Photo: acknowledgements to PostcardsIreland

 

DONEGAL ASSIZES HELD AT LIFFORD, AUGUST 1824

GALLAGHER

Thomas

An informer, was indicted for wilful and corrupt perjury

KILPATRICK alias FITZPATRICK

Patrick

For passing forged notes, at the fair of Glenties - Guilty. To be transported 14 years

CUNNINGHAM

Alexander

For stealing wearing apparel from John BARNET and others - Guilty. To be transported 7 years

LEONARD

McMANUS

Alicia &

Margaret, alias Mary

For stealing wearing apparel at Ballyshannon - Guilty. To be transported 7 years

GALLAGHER

Charles

For horse stealing - Guilty. Death. To remain in custody until further orders

HARKIN

Catherine

For the murder of her infant child - Guilty of concealing the birth. To be imprisoned 9 months

RICHARDSON

William

For stealing a pair of spurs, from Mr. SHEROWIN - Guilty. To be imprisoned [..?] months

CRAMSAY

John

Cow-stealing - Guilty. To be imprisoned one year

GALLAUGHER

Wm

For an assault, and shooting with intent to kill - Guilty

BIRNIE

Samuel

For stealing a box containing hardware, value £4 and upwards, the property of John SHARKEY - Guilty. To be imprisoned 6 months

SLEVIN

McCOOL

Michael &

John

Charged with Whiteboyism - Not Guilty

McLAUGHLIN

J.

Stealing a looking-glass - discharged

HARKIN

Susanna

For murder - Discharged

 

Enniskillen Chronicle and Erne Packet Sept 2 1824