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the 14th inst. at the Dowager Lady Hort's, in Merrion-square, Dublin,
the Lady of Sir William Hort, Bart. of a son and heir.
the 12th inst. in St. Michan's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. Mr. Mayne,
John Hazen, Esq., Lieutenant on the half-pay of the 40th Regiment of
Foot, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of James King, of Coleraine-street,
Esq., and niece to Sir A. B. King, Bart.
On the 6th inst. at St.
George's Church, Dublin, by the Rev. C. Molloy, Lieutenant-Colonel
O'Brien, C.B., of the Bengal Cavalry, to Julia, seventh daughter of Wm.
Humphreys, Esq., of Gardiner's-row.
At Boyle Church, county of Sligo, Dr. Golden, of
Boyle, to Miss Trimble.
In George's Church, Dublin, on the 20th instant, by
the Rev. John
Richardson, Rector of Drumkearn, the Rev. George Scott, third son of
the late James Scott, of Wellsborough, Esq., and Rector of Balteagh, in
the Diocese of Derry, to Elizabeth, third daughter of the late John
Richardson, of Summer-Hill, Esq., in the County of Fermanagh.
On the same day, by the Rev. John Richardson, Rector
the Rev. James L. M. Scott, fifth son of the late James Scott, of
Wellsborough, in the County of Londonderry, Esq., to Elizabeth second
daughter of the late Rev. Edward Lucas, of Cootehill in the County of
Tuesday last, deservedly regretted, Mr. George Gallogly, Governor of
Cavan Gaol. His kindness and humanity to those under his care were
distinguished traits in his character, and were among the least of his
virtues either in his public or private capacity.
At Kinsale, on
the 13th instant, of a tedious and painful illness, aged 67 years, the
Hon. Governor de Courcey, brother to the late Lord Kinsale.
On the 5th instant, in North Summer-street, Dublin,
Mrs. Gladstanes, aged 70.
On the 10th instant, at the house of the Duchess of
Cumberland-gate, London, the Right Hon. Lady Caroline Pennant.
In Newry, on the 23d ult. Miss Keating. Her death was
her clothes taking fire, when in the act of lighting a candle.
June 17, 1823, at Ondna Kanda, in the Island of
Ceylon, aged 26,
Lieutenant Wm. Richardson, 83d regiment, third son to the Rev. Wm.
Richardson, D. D. late Fellow of Trinity College, and Rector of
At his seat, Burnham-house, near Dingle, on Sunday,
having survived Lady Ventry about one year. His Lordship is succeeded
in his title and estates by his eldest son, the Hon. William Mullins,
now in France.
Robert Holmes, Esq. Plaintiff:
Francis Macartney, Robert Thomas Hume, and Alex. Jackson, Esqrs., Defendants.
The Sale of the Towns and Lands of Creeny, Feughs, Drumkirill,
Derryvackny, Corglass, Corravary, Rakane, and Rahoverty,
situate, lying and being in the county of Cavan, and also of
the Dwelling-House and Premises, No. 7, Buckingham-street, Dublin,
as before advertised, being the unsold part of the Lands and Premises
in the Decree mentioned, is further adjourned o [sic] Thursday, the
29th January, instant, at two o'Clock, afternoon, at my Chambers, on
the Inns-Quay, Dublin.
A. R. BLAKE, C. R.
Dated this 16th day, of January, 1824.
For particulars of Title, Rentals, &c., application to
(if by letter, post-paid) to Anthony M'Reynolds, the Plaintiff's
Attorney, 7, Caroline-row, Dublin, or to Wm. Holmes, Solicitor,
the Receiver in the cause, Dungannon.
Assault on a Revenue Officer.
On the night of the 17th inst. as Mr. James Cochrane,
Assistant, was passing from his lodging in Pettigo to that of Mr. Ford,
Officer of Excise, he was violently attacked by a number of persons,
and beat in an inhuman manner with staves. His head was severely cut,
and he was left on the street in a state of insensibility.
10th instant a person, calling himself John Lay, went to the house of
John Fitzgerald, farmer, at Dunmurry, near Kildare, and represented
that he was married to Fitzgerald's daughter, and that she was then in
Manchester.-- He remained with the family, and accompanied them to mass
on the following morning (Sunday.) The family retired to bed about ten
o'clock.--Fitzgerald and Lay slept together. Fitzgerald's wife, their
daughter Elizabeth, and a young child slept in another room, off the
kitchen. About twelve o clock [sic] the females heard the cry of
murder, and Lay was seen forcing the door of their bed-room with a
razor in his hand. Elizabeth caught hold of the razor ; he seized her,
but she soon disengaged herself and alarmed the neighbours, when Lay
fled. Fitzgerald was found with his throat cut from ear to ear, which
caused his death immediately. Expresses were sent in every direction,
and the murderer was apprehended by the country people, near Black
Church, on Monday, who conducted him to Naas gaol. Had it not been for
the exertion of the girl, it is thought he would have murdered the
whole family. Lay says he is a native of Lancashire, and that he
deserted from the 86th Regiment in April ; and that when he was
quartered in Dublin he married Catherine, the daughter of John
Fitzgerald, whom he murdered.
Meeting at the Sessions-House, Newry.
At the Adjourned Meeting on Wednesday, on the subject
Police-Bill, Mr. Geo. Ogle presided. The object was to receive the
Report of the Committee appointed at the former Meeting.
Mr. O'Hanlon read the Report.--It stated, that the
their appointment, proceeded immediately to collect subscriptions, to
enable the inhabitants to oppose the Police-Bill ; and such had been
the liberality of the town, that a sum fully adequate, it was hoped, to
the purpose, was raised in a short time. The Committee had prepared a
Petition to the two Houses of Parliament--which, if adopted by the
Meeting, they recommended to be forwarded to Mr. Brougham, with a
request that he would support the prayer thereof; they also recommended
that the leading Members of Parliament should be written to, in order
to interest them on the subject. The Report adverted to the propriety
of strictly confining the signatures to the Petition to those properly
qualified, as occupiers of houses of the yearly value of £5 and
The draught of the Petition to Parliament was read by
son ; and on the motion of Mr. Maguire, seconded by Mr. Waring, was
adopted by the Meeting.
A series of resolutions were then moved by Mr.
Maguire, seconded by Mr. J. Waring, and agreed to nem. con.
A Vote of Thanks to Mr. O'Hanlon, moved by Mr. P.
Sharkey, seconded by Mr. I Smith, was carried with loud acclamations.
Mr. O'Hanlon returned his acknowledgments for the
high honour the
Meeting had done him ; and thanks having been given to the Chairman,
the Meeting dispersed.
The Late Fatal Occurrence at Shenley.
The Coroner's Jury was assembled at 10 o'clock in the
Monday, pursuant to adjournment. Before the inquisition was opened, Mr.
Noel stated to Mr. Stephen, the attorney in the suit against Mr.
Connolly, that he was instructed by Captain Nestor, (12th foot) to
bring an action against the Magistrates, and the other persons who
trespasses on the latter gentleman's property, in the arrest of Mr.
Several witnesses were examined, after which the
coroner summed up.
The Jury then retired for an hour and a quarter, when they returned and
pronoucned [sic] the following verdict:--
Patrick Connolly, Guilty of Murder in the first
degree: and Hugh
Moran, Edward Trayers, Elizabeth Brown, Amelia Morgan, Guilty of Murder
in the second degree (as accessories)." The Jury were then discharged.
It was stated in the course of the proceedings, that
the prisoners had been fully committed before this verdict.
In the course of the examination, a gentleman entered
inquest-room, and announced himself as Mr. Minchin, of Gray's inn, the
agent of Messrs. Minchin and Son, of Gosport, who were appointed by Mr.
Connolly's family to conduct his defence. He was furnished with a seat
at the table, nearthe [sic] Coroner.