Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1777

Matthew Kirwan is to carry on his late father's jewellry and engraving business.

Londonderry Journal; Friday, Sept. 5, 1777

Sally Harkin otherwise Kelly and her husband John Harkin have agreed to separate; parish of Culdaff, Co. Donegal.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1777

Married: Col. Calendar to Lady Elizabeth M'Donald, sister to the Earl of Antrim; Rev. Mr. Morgan, rector of Clonuff, Co. Down to Miss Moore; Charles Townshend to Miss Smyth; at Ballykelly, James Phillips, bailiff, age 93, to Isabella Canning, age 19.

Michael Dermot, native of Derry, yarnmaker, deserted from the 6th or Inniskilling Dragoons.

Charles Higgins, weaver, age 26, is accused of robbery by his former employer, Moses M'Kean Ballyskeagh, parish of Leckpatrick, Co. Tyrone.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1777

Monaghan, Sept. 8
At the assizes which ended Saturday, Michael Quorkan, who was transmitted here from London with his two sons, was found guilty of the murder of Arthur Woods of Ballymackey, near Carrickmacross; to be hanged, &c. on the 16th. Hugh Quorkan, for being an assistant to the murder, to be executed on Nov. 15 next. John Watson, for horse-stealing, to be executed Nov. 15. Bryan Connelly, for felony, to be whipped. Elinor Smyth, for felony, to be privately whipped.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1777

Died: in Bride st., William Crookshank, attorney; in the Custom House, George Shannon, formerly Cashier of Excise; in Britain st., Capt. Richardson; in Cavendish row, Art Magan; at Drumcondra, Tristram Swettenham; Ed Murphy of the Black Rock; in Kildare st., Mrs. Gamble, sister to the late Provost; in the Custom House, William Hulbertson, Deputy Receiver General of the Port; at Belfast, Alexander Legg.

Last Wednesday, ___ West, a labouring man, hanged himself.

Died: Michael Priestly, architect.

Debtors of James and William M'Connell, both late of Lustycal, parish of Taughboyne, are to pay James Brown jr, of Manor Cunningham and Samuel M'Cay, Moyle, executors of Jane Martha otherwise M'Connell, administratrix of said James and William, deceased.

Londonderry Journal; Friday, Sept. 26, 1777

At the Lifford assizes, ___ Monaghan was found guilty of the murder of her own child; she is to be hanged.

Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1777

Married: John Johnston to Miss Gamble; Mr. Campbell, saddler, to Miss Hay. 

Died: the wife of Henry Darcus; Robert Smily, Cams near Strabane.



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