Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 1, 1775


Married: Caesar Colclough, Co. Wexford, to Miss Martha, daughter of Rev. John Waring of Kilkenny; John Murray to Miss Catherine Alexander, both of the parish of Fehan, Co. Derry.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 5, 1775

Died: Friday, at an advanced age, Mrs. Anne Caldwell, relict of the late Mathew Caldwell of this city.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 8, 1775

Ambrose Power, Barretstown, Co. Tipperary, J.P., brother of Baron Power, was slain by White Boys; he had apprehended William Mackey at Fethard fair.

Dublin, Dec. 5.
In an epidemic died Monday fortnight William Meadows, apothecary; three days later his wife; next day her aunt (who lived in the same house); next day his sister; their apprentices and servants lie without hope of recovery.

Married: Thomas Palmer, Summerhill, Co. Mayo to Miss Rynd, eldest daughter of Thomas Rynd, merchant; Thomas Doran to Miss Mary Gallagher of Sligo; at Lisburn, Rev. Patrick Parker to Miss Gear.

Died: James Trant of Co. Corke; at Loughgall, John Hardy, linen draper; at Belfast, Robert Armstrong; John Gunston, upholder; George Stackpole; the Lady of Col. Gore of the Battleaxe Guards.

Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 15, 1775

Reward of 1,000 pounds offered for the first and 300 pounds for each of the next twelve taken and convicted for the murder of Ambrose Power.

Died: at Six-mile-bridge, Col Augustine Fitzgerald; Frederick Shippey; at Fines, John Hogan, aged 104 years, who lifed these fifty years on a silk diet; at Corke, Henry Sheares, banker.

William M'Elwaine, eldest son and heir of John M'Elwaine, deceased, and Alexander M'Elwaine, executors of said John, vs William Brown; to sell former lands of Joseph Brown, Ballybigly, on Lough Swilly and bordering Joseph Alexander's farm in the manor of Mount Stewart, barony of Rapho.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 19, 1775

Mary St. John, Leighlenbridge, convert to the Church of Ireland.

John M'Elwee, apprentice, has run off from William Linn.

Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 22, 1775

Mr. Lamb, a Quaker near Mountrath, was attacked and killed by White Boys.

Andrew Kennedy ran off from the service of Thomas D. Logan; about twenty years old; reward from T.D. Logan or Henry Patterson, Newtown Cunningham.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, December 26, 1775

Died: at Ballendrate, Co. Donegal, Mr. Francis Hamilton; at Dungannon, Co. Tyrone, Oliver M'Laughlin.

John M'Elwee has left William Linn because of ill treatment and will apply for justice.

Londonderry Journal; Friday, December 29, 1775

Died: at Carrick-on-Suir, Mark Scott, Mohubber, brother of the Solicitor General; at Ballyclare, age 99, Charles Crimble; Thomas Murray, Killulta, linen draper; at Strabane, Miss Martha Nichol.

Wallace Moorhead, parish of Ardstraw, allegedly was murdered by John M'Laughlin of the same parish, who has absconded.


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