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Election of Poor Law Guardians, Omagh Union, April 1853

Extracted from the Armagh Guardian April 8 1853
Transcribed, compiled and submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com
 

[Omagh Poor Law Union covered the parishes of Ardstraw (part), Cappagh (all), Clogherny (all), Donacavey (part), Dromore (part), Drumragh (all), Longfield East (all), & Termonmaguirk (part); the workhouse being located in Omagh]


 

OMAGH UNION – ELECTION OF GUARDIANS

The following is the result of the late election of Guardians. With the number of votes for each, for the under-named divisions, which only were contested this year: -

TOWNLAND CANDIDATES

DERVAGHROY

(1 Guardian)

Mr. Thomas ROLLSTON (81)

Mr. Samuel MACKEY (62)

GORTGRANAGH

(1 Guardian)

Mr. Samuel STEELE (89)

Mr. John McCROSSAN (17)

LOUGHMUCK

(1 Guardian)

Mr. John CRAWFORD (109)

Mr. John McGREW (63)

MULLAGHARN

(1 Guardian)

Mr. Wm. BEATTIE (108)

Mr. Daniel O’DOHERTY (91)

Mr. Bernard McALEER (9)


 

The following divisions were not contested -

TOWNLAND GUARDIAN
Anthenry Mr. A. T. CLARKE
Beragh Mr. Manly DUDDEN
Camderry Mr. Matthew GUY
Camowen Mr. Corry COULSON
Carrickmore Mr. Samuel JOHNSON
Carryglass Mr. Francis CORRIGAN
Clanabogan Mr. Andrew RODGERS
Creggan Mr. Christopher SMITH
Derrabard Mr. Matthew MOORE
Draughton Mr. David LINDSAY
Dromore Mr. Joseph ALEXANDER
Drumnakilly Mr. Andrew McFARLAND
Drumquin Mr. Edward SPROULE
Dunbreen Mr. David SCOTT
Fallaghearn Mr. Samuel YOUNG
Fintona Mr. James BUCHANAN
Greenan Mr. Robert SPROULE
Killyclogher Mr. John BUCHANAN
Lisnacreight Mr. James WATSON
Loughmacrory Mr. John COLHOUN
Mountfield Mr. Claud HAMILTON
Mountjoy Forest East Mr. John B. BUCHANAN
Mountjoy Forest West Mr. James GREER, jun.
Mullaghslin Mr. John JOHNSTON
Omagh Mr. George BUCHANAN
Omagh Mr. James GREER, sen.
Seskinore Mr. John MACKAY
Sixmilecross Mr. A. McFARLAND
Tattymoyle Mr. Hugh MOYLE
Tullyclunagh Mr. Hugh ALLEN, jun.