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Donegal Assizes, Lifford, Co. Donegal, July 1823

Extracted from the Strabane Morning Post, Tuesday, July 29 1823
Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by
Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com
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DONEGAL ASSIZES HELD AT LIFFORD, JULY 1823

On Friday last, the Hon. Judge JOHNSTON arrived in Lifford, and proceeded to the Crown Court, when the following Gentlemen were sworn on the Grand Jury:

[???] M. PACKENHAM, Esq., Foreman

Sir S. HAYES, Bart.

George YOUNG, Esq.

Thomas BROOKE, Esq.

Andrew FERGUSON, Esq.

Andrew KNOX, Esq.

Robert BATESON, Esq.

James STEWART, Esq.

Joseph JOHNSTON, Esq.

Hon. F. HOWARD

R. W. NESBITT, Esq.

Sir H. STYLES, Bart

John CHAMBERS, Esq.

Francis MANSFIELD, Esq.

John CURRY, Esq.

Daniel CHAMBERS, Esq.

T. J. ATKINSON, Esq.

Henry IRVINE, Esq.

Chas. CRAWFORD, Esq.

J. HARVEY, Malin hall, Esq.

Ralph YOUNG, Esq.

J. HARVEY, Esq. Balintlave

Sir J. J. BURGOYNE, Knt.

 


 

His Lordship then addressed the grand jury, congratulating them on the peaceable state of the county of Donegal, as appeared from the calendar before them, in which out of fifteen cases, he saw but two of serious offences.

GARRETT

John

Indicted for stealing 3 webs of Cloth from the Bleach-green of Joseph JOHNSTON, at Summerhill, on the 22d of June last - Guilty

HAIR

Letetia

Indicted for stealing a web of muslin from the shop of Mr. William SIMS, at Castlefin, on the 28th June - Not guilty - discharged

BRADLEY

Patrick

Indicted for the murder of Charles HENRY - Not guilty - discharged

HUXTABLE

John

Indicted for firing at, and shooting William CUNNINGHAM, at Ballymar? - guilty of manslaughter