Saturday, August 4, 1764
30. Yesterday S'night Mr. David Sheehan, of Rivertown, Paper-maker, read his
Recantation at Rathcoony Church, near this City: And Yesterday Mrs. Mary Ann
Chartres and Ellinor Coughlan, read their Recantation from the Errors of the
Church of Room in St. Peter's Church.
Saturday last, a Suit which had long depending in the
Consistory Court of Cork, between Mr. Thomas Barter and Sarah his Wife, was
concluded in Court, before the Right Reverend the Lord Bishop of Cork and Ross;
Mr. Barter having dismissed the Suit, paying all the Alimony and Costs.
This Morning the full Division of Colonel Talbot's
Regiment, lately landed from the West Indies, marched from hence for Galway,
where they are to quarter.
Yesterday was married, Mr. William Russel, Shopkeeper,
to the agreeable Miss King of Cockpit Lane, both of the People called Quakers.
DEATHS. Friday Evening at Coolroe, the Seat
of Joseph Witheral, Esq; after a tedious Illness, Mrs. Hilgrove, Widow of the
late Mr. Joseph Hilgrove of this City. - Yesterday on the Coal Quay, Mrs.
Russel, Wife of Capt. Russel.
Monday early in the Morning Michael Brady was detected stealing Lead off the
Theatre Royal in Crow-street and lodged in Newgate.
Pat Higley, one of the Persons said to be concerned in
rescuing the Tea which was seized at Howth, some Time since, died in
Michael's-lane, of the Wounds which he then received.
We hear that the Commissioners of his Majesty's Revenue
have appointed George Martin, Esq; to be Collector of the Port of Dublin, in the
Room of James Smyth, Esq; who resigns.
MARRIED] A few Days ago, Mr. Edward Ryan, of
Ballinakill, in the County of Kildare, Gent. to Miss Kitty Reily, Daughter to
Mr. Phillip Reily of Ballimorris, near Granard. - Last Saturday James Flack, an
eminent Attorney of the Courts of King's Bench and Exchequer, was married to the
Widow Harrington, otherwise Scott, Daughter of the late Captain James Scott; a
Lady whose considerable Fortune is one of her least Charms.
DEATHS] A few Days ago, in Cork, the Revd. Mr. Dermot
M'Carthy, a Romish Clergyman. - In Kilkenny, the Revd. Mr. Charters, Minister of
St. Mary's in that City. - In Winetavern-street, the Wife of Mr. Pat Taaffe,
Publican. - At Kells, Mr. Thomas Fenner; and Miss Rose Maxwell. - In
High-street, Mr. James Murray, Woollen Draper. - In Aungier-street, Mrs. Ward,
Relict of ___ Ward, of the County of Wexford, Esq; - In Smithfield, in a very
advanced Age, the Honourable Mrs. Barnewell.- Monday last at his House in
Abbey-street, Mr. Thomas Ligoe, Card Merchant, of whom it may be justly said,
that in every Stage of Life, as a Son, Husband, Father, and Man of Business he
endeared himself to all that knew him; to be deprived of such a Member of
Society must be a Loss to the Public, but to his disconsolate Family and
Friends, an irrepabale [sic] one.
Tuesday, August 7, 1764
The Right Hon. and Hon. the
Commissioners of his Majesty's Revenue have been pleased to appoint Thomas
Hughes, Esq; Clerk of the Revenue Postage, in the room of William Norcliff, Esq;
A few Days ago a great Number of human Sculls, Bones,
&c. were dug up by some Labourers at the Back of the New-Gardens, supposed
to have lain there since the Time the Danes invaded this Kingdom, tho' they
seemed fresh and without Decay.
The Commissioners of his Majesty's Revenue have been
pleased to appoint Messrs. Francis Spring, Edward Tennant, John Delap, Edward
Kilkenny, and William Coperthwaite, to be Officers on the Custom-House Key.
Sunday, July 29th] The following Gentlemen were
ordained Priests by the Lord Bishop of Limerick at the Church of Stillorgan:
Edward Day, A.M. Hon. Wm. Beresford, Thomas Sandiford, Walter Thomas and Philip
Homan Bachelors of Arts.
Thursday, August 2d.] The Commission of Oyer and
Terminer ended, at which the following Persons were tried and found guilty, viz.
Michael Cosgrave, Michael Rigney and John Higgins otherwise Dwyer, for
Robberies, and were ordered to be executed on the 15th of September next, and
Christopher Fiddes for Robbery, was also ordered for Transportation. The next
Commission will begin on the 20th of October.
A Mr. Tho. Finlay, of the Co. of Wexford, was coming to
Dublin, by his Horse falling on the Road near Windgates, he was thrown off and
killed on the Spot; as he was a Man of a very fair Character his Death is
The Ranger Sloop of War, Lieutenant Paisly, arrived in
our Bay from a Cruize.
Last Saturday, as John Bury, Esq; was Bathing himself
near Ringsend, he was unfortunately drowned.
Henry Gore, Esq; was married to Miss Smyth, Daughter to
the late Mr. Skeffington Smyth, Esq. a most amiable and accomplished young Lady,
with a very considerable Fortune; as was also William Upton, Esq; to Miss
Clarges, Daughter of Colonel Clarges, a young Lady possessed of the finest
Accomplishments, and a large Fortune.
MARRIED.] A few Days ago, Richard St. George of Athlone,
Esq; one of the Representatives for that Borough to Miss Persse, only Daughter
of Robert Persse, of Roxborough in the County of Galway, Esq.
DEATHS] A few Days ago, at Armagh, Mr. Thomas Kennedy,
Watchmaker.- Mrs. Catharine Doyle, Wife of Mr. William Doyle of Monatobar in the
Co. of Kildare. - At Cork, Mr. M'Cann, Master of a Scotch Vessel; - Miss Mary
Fowlne of Ballineadig; - In New-Street, Mr. Thomas Ward, an opulent Butcher of
New-market. - In an advanced Age, Mrs. Stewart, Relict of the late Col. Stewart.
- In Castle-lane, Mr. Thomas Shepherd, Publican.
Tuesday, August 14, 1764
Limerick, August 6. In May last a Thorn
pierced into the Eye of Maurice Wall, which brought on a violent Inflammation
and Distention of it; and the Sight of the other Eye became obstructed. Friday
last the Cornea was entirely cut off at our Hospital, and the Thorn found
adhering to its Inside; in an Instant he got Ease, and the Use of the other Eye,
and there is a great Reason to hope he will have the Sight of both.
Yesterday, one M'Carty a Butcher, died in Blarney-Lane.
His son is suspected of having been instrumental in the Cause of his Death.
Michael Sampson, convicted in May Sessions, at the Old
Baily, of forging a Note on Mess. Boldero and Co. is to be transported for Life.
The late Reverend Doctor Thomas Smyth has left by will,
100l. to each and every Hospital and public Charity in Dublin, besides
considerable Benefactions to the Poor of St. Ann's, and also to the Parish Poor
of Dromore, of which Diocese he was a Chanter. - We hear that he will be
succeeded in the Vicarage of St. Ann's by the Rev. Dr. Cobbe, Curate of St.
The late Colonel Joshua Paul hath been asked to
Mercer's, the Inn's-quay and the Lock Hospitals, 100l. each; 200l. to the
Charitable Loan; 20l. to St. Andrew's Parish poor; 10l. a Year to the Widow's
Alms-house; and 20l. a Year to the Schools of said Parish.
One Knightly, who escaped out of the Four-Courts
Marshalsea, arrived from the Isle of Man, where he was delivered up to James
Last Week John Putland, Esq; gave a Benefaction to the
Governors of Doctor Steeven's Hospital of two hundred Pounds, being the
Endowment of one Bed in said Hospital, for him and his Heirs for ever, and the
said Governors gratefully acknowledged the Receipt of thirty Guineas, by the
Hands of the said John Putland, Esq; being a Benefaction intended and set apart
for that Purpose by the late Mr. Putland.
DEATHS] A few Days ago, at Killester near this City,
the Reverend Thomas Smyth, D.D. Vicar of St. Ann's Parish. - In Cavan's-port,
Miss Jones. - At his House at Kilmacud near this City, John Dexter, Esq, a
celebrated Commedian, and a Gentleman of a very good Character. - In
Golden-Lane, Mrs. Henzel, Wife to the Rev. Dr. Henzel of Dunshagblin in the
County of Meath. - In Capel-street, Mrs. Dixon.
Thursday, August 18, 1764
Last Friday, an Adjournment of the
Quarter Sessions for the City of Dublin, was held at the Tholsel, when Cormick
Murphy, Mary Duffy, Bridget Rathgan, and John Shaughnassy, were tried and found
guilty of different Felonies, and ordered for Transportation; and Judith
Corrogan was also tried and found guilty of Felony, and burnt in the Hand; after
which the Court adjourned to Friday next.
Last Monday, Michael Cosgrave, Michael Rigney, and John
Higgins, who were to be executed on the 15th of September next, for Robbery,
were reprieved on Condition of Transportation.
MARRIAGES] A few Days ago, Mr. Kennedy to Miss Frances
Fergus, Daughter of the late Dr. John Fergus. - In Meath-street, Mr. Ephraim
Bewly, to Miss Polly English. - Mr. John Archbold, of Grafton-street, to the
agreeable Widow Owens, fo the Walsh's Head in Smock-alley. - Mr. Simon Fleming,
Merchant, in Phrapper-lane, to Miss Custis, of Fither's lane. - Mr .Thomas
Grumley, of Elbow-lane, Clothier, to Miss Carpenter, of the County of Meath.
DEATHS] A few Days ago, in Digges's-street, the Relict
of Daniel Brown, Esq; of Riverstown in the King's County. - In College-green,
the Widow Bamburt, an eminent Grocer. - In Chancery-Lane, John Onge, Esq;
Counsellor at Law, a Gentleman whose Death is greatly lamented. - At his A????
on the Batchelor's-quay, Mr. Oliver Bird, Merchant.
Tuesday, August 21, 1764
We are informed, that, for the
better Security of Goods and Passengers, each of the Packet Boats are to have 15
stout Sailors on board during the Course of the Winter to commence from the
first of October next, and continue till the latter end of March.
Last Saturday the Revd. John Jackson of Clanshagh, was
sworn into the Commission of the Peace for the County of Dublin.
A Faculty hath passed the Great Seal, to enable the
Rev. Mervyn Archdall, to hold the Prebend of Mayne in the Cathedral of St.
Kennys, Killkenny, together with the Livings of Atanagh, Aghar?y, and Kilmenon,
in the Diocese of Ossory.
Married at the Corbolas in the County of Dublin, Mr.
Richard Johnson, an eminent Farmer, to Miss Kitty Heron, Daughter of Edward
Heron, of New-bridge in the said County, Esq.
DEATHS] A few Days ago, in Cork, Mr. James Blasby,
Tallow-Chandler.--In Kevan's Port, Miss Jones. -- In Strand-street, the Wife of
Mr. John Develyn, Carpenter.-- In Ormond-Market, Mr. Bryan Kelly; _____ and the
Wife of Mr. John Reilly, Butcher.-- In the Hay-Market, Mr. Heron, Writing
Master.--On Aston's-quay, Capt. Dunbar.
Thursday, August 25, 1764
Saturday last the Right Hon. Lord Chief
Justice Aston, and the Hon. Baron Mountney, arrived in Town from Clonmell, on
the Circuit, and opened their Commissions in the respective Courts.
Same Day Tho. Downing, Weaver, a Lad of about 17 Years
of Age, was committed to the City Jail, for stealing some Cash out of the Shop
of Mr. Thomas Price on the Coal Quay.
Yesterday died of an Apoplectice Fit, Mrs. Sullivan,
Wife of Doctor Sullivan; a Gentlewoman greatly regreted.
The Managers of the Charitable Loan,
acknowledge the Receipt of 200l. by the Hands of Barry Collace, Esq; being a
Legacy bequeathed to that Charity by the late Col. Joshua Paul.
Wednesday last, _____ Weldon, was whipped from Newgate
to College-green pursuant to his Sentence, for assaulting a young Girl in
Goat-Alley. Mr. Sheriff Booker, attended to see the Sentence properly executed,
which was administered most faithfully, as to the Correction; but, we are
concerned that we are obliged to take from his Merit, on this Occasion, by
observing that a MILITARY Guard was employed as an Escoret, where a CIVIL, might
as easily, and with more Propriety and Dignity to the City, have been procured.
On the 16th at Night Edward Martin, Esq; Comptroller of
the general Post-office, the Revd. Mr. Baker, Mess. Warburton, Long, Chaigneau,
and Millins arrived here from Hollyhead in the Hampden Packet.
On the 19th the Right Hon. Thomas Connolly, Mr .and
Mrs. Longfield, Miss Forster, Mr. and Mrs. Johnson, Mrs. Potter, _____
Richardson, Esq; Mess. Browning, Dempsey, Craddock, Henderson, Carlisle and
Jackson, arrived from Hollyhead in the Packet, which sailed the 18th inst. with
Mr. and Mrs. Chetwood, Capt. Lyons, Mess. Jones and Courtney.
Last Monday his Grace the Arch Bishop of Dulin
[sic-Dublin?], appointed the Revd. Richard Chaloner Cobbe, L.L.D. to
succeed the late Doctor Smyth in the Vicarage of St. Anne's; and he was
accordingly inducted into that Living.
Last Thursday Mr. Wilkinson and Family, Miss Cornell,
Mr. Bolton, Mrs. Carlton, Mrs. Dobson, Miss Staples, Miss Hartable, the Captains
Gray, Arthur, Tace, Johnson, Butler and Thompson, Mrss. Ladwell, Cuff?ey [or
Cuss?ey], Morris, Fawcet, Robinson, Dunn, Billing, Magee, Scott, Twigg and the
Mail arrived in the Hampden Packet, from Hollyhead.
MARRIAGES.] A few Days ago, Cornet Patteau, to the
Widow of the late Mr. Constable of Usher's Quay. -- Thomas Cafey of the County
of Kerry, Esq; M.D., to Miss Anne Bourke, of Limerick, Merchant.-- Mr. John
Faulkner of Nicholas-street, Currier, to Miss Elizabeth Davis of Winetavern-street.--
Mr. John Grant of Stafford-Street, Merchant, to Miss White of Abbey-street.--
Mr. Richard Towell of Skibbereen, to Miss Margaret Roche, Daughter of Mr.
William Roche, of Kilworth in the County of Cork--Mr. Bartholomew Kennedy,
Silk-weaver of Francis-street, was married to Miss Flanagan, Mantaumaker, in
DEATHS.] Died last Tuesday in Abbey-street, Mr. Richard
Wheeler, Clark of St. Mary's Dublin.-- In Peter-street, Col. Paul Minchin of the
Co. of Carlow.-- In Stephen-street, Mrs. Fletcher, Wife of Doctor Fletcher.
Tuesday, August 28, 1764
Col. Phaire, the Hon. Ricarda Phaire,
Lady Julia Annesly, Capt. Pierce, Luke Grant, Esq; Mr. Gorman and a Cargo of
Merchandise arrived in the Lively, Williams, from Parkgate; and the Kildare,
M'Cullogh, with Passengers and Merchandise, arrived at the same Place.
John Healy Hutchinson, Esq; and his Lady, Counsellor
Fitzgibbon, Major Jeffries and his Lady, Col. Clarges, Capt. Cashel, _____
Smyth, and _____ Upton, Esqrs., Miss Grove, Mr. and Mrs. Trufin, Mess. Maddock,
Parker, Jones and Chamberlin, sailed in the Dorset Yacht, Capt. Williams, for
At Night, Mess. Flood, Willes, Kelly, Rawden, and the
Mail, arrived in the Bessgborough Packet from Hollyhead; and Mr. and Miss
Phillips and Mr. Thomas sailed in the Mary, Williams, for Parkgate.
Same Day was married, Mr. Whelling of the Upper-Coombe,
to the Widow Williams of said Place.
Monday, Aug. 20] An Adjournment of the Quarter Sessions
of the City of Dublin was held at the Tholsel, when the following Person were
tried and found guilty of Felonies, viz. Honora Brier, Peter Carty, Phoebe
Nicholson, John Traynor, and Michael Brady, and all ordered for Transportation;
Rebecca Hall and Catherine Deering and Annistas Magennis, were ordered private
Correction; and four were acquitted. After which Court adjourned to Wednesday
the 29th Instant.
Thursday, Aug. 23] The Hampden, Packet-boat, arrived
from Holyhead with Captains Gray, Arthur, Tate, Johnson, Butler and Thompson,
Mr. Wilkinson and Family, Miss Cornell, Mrs. Carlton, Mrs. Dobson, Miss Staples,
Miss Huttable, Messrs. Bolton, Ladwell, Cuffley [or Cussley] , Morris, Robinson,
Fawcet, Robinson, Dunn, Billing, Magee, Scott, Twigg and one Mail.
Friday, Aug. 24] Being Election Day, of the Corporation
of Cutlers, Painter-Stainers, and Stationers, or, Guild of St. LUKKE, the
Evangelist; Mr. Richard Ashley, Cutler, was elected Master, Mr. John Lightburne,
Painter, and Mr. _____ _____, Stationer, were elected Wardens, for the ensuing
MARRIAGES.] In Great Britain-street, Mr. John Castle, to the
agreeable Miss Geraldine Teatt, of said Street.-- In Belfast, Mr. Samuel Hyde,
Merchant to Miss Peggy Hamilton, Daughter of James Hamilton of Ballymena, Esq; -
Joseph Deane, Esq; Representative in Parliament for the Borough of Ennisteague,
to Mrs. Daly, of Kilbrue, the Seat of Gorges Lowther, Esq; in the County of
Meath.-- Mr. Alcock, near the City Bason, to Miss Elizabeth Carmichael, of
Bride-street, Daughter of the last Rev. John Carmichael.
DEATHS.] In Trinity lane, of a tedious Indisposition,
Mr. John Burnet.-- Hon. and Rev. John Maitland, (Brother to the Earl of
Maitland) Rector of Painstown and Castlepollard in the Diocese of Meath.-- At
his Country Seat in the County of Tyrone, Robert Lowry, Esquire.-- In Great
Ship-street, Mr. James Truelock, Gun-Smith.-- In Church-street, Mr. Lamb.-- In
Rider's-Lane, Mr. William Fleming, A Gentleman of a good Character, and whose
death is sincerely lamented.-- At Cork, Mrs. Frith.-- Clement Barry, Esq; of
Broadfield near Rathcool, in the County of Dublin.-- At Killester, Mr. William
Ratty, Printer.-- In Charles-street, _____ Richard Middleton, one of the People
called Quaker's.-- In Dominick-street, the Hon. Richard Earl of Ross; that Title
is now extinct, and by his Decease a PENSION of 4000l. per annum, on this
Establishment, reverts to the PUBLIC.