176!! Freeman Journal; Nov 23, 1763
- Dec 3, 2003Freeman Journal
Nov 23, 1763
Cork, Nov. 17. We hear from Bandon, that on Monday last Mr. Roger Swiney of
that Town, on his return from Cloughnakilty was unhappily thrown from his Horse,
by which his Skull was fractured and he expired in great Agony the next Morning.
Letters from Galway of the 14th Inst. say that the House of one Patrick
Walsh, an honest industrious farmer, on the lands of Togher, in the
neighbourhood of Tuam in this county, was forceably entered by a number of
persons disguised; who in order to extort a confession of money, with a
spade-iron, which they reddened in the fire, burned and branded said Welsh and
his Wife, in several parts of their Bodies, in so cruel and inhuman a manner,
that their lives are despaired of; and disappointed of their expectations, the
villains rifled the house, and carried off every thing that was valuable, even
their wearing apparel and bed-cloaths.
His Grace, the Lord Archbishop of Dublin, has been pleased to grant the
office of principal register of the diocese of Dublin, to Thomas Cobbe, Esq;
Doctor of Laws, and George Lyndon, Bachelor of Laws, and the longer liver of
them during their lives.
The Hon. Thomas Fitzmaurice is elected a Knight of the Shire for the county
Promoted by the Right Rev. Richard Lord Bishop of Ossory, the Rev. John
Hewetson, clerk M.A. to the rectory of Coolcraheen, void by the death of the
Rev. Thomas Collier, clerk.
Sterne Tighe, Esq; an eminent merchant and agent, died at his House on
19th Patrick Murray, for the murder of Christopher Crafton (or Craston),
one of the watchmen of the parish of St. Nicholas Within, and also for robbing
Catherine Parker of a scarlet rug cardinal, Thomas Robberts for the murder of
Daniel Lyons, and George Kelly and Francis Kavanagh, for a rape on Mary Mc
Daniel, and robbing her of 3s. 3d. and Edward Lawler, for stealing 20 guineas
from the Right Hon. Anthony Malone Esq; who were to be executed this day, are
reprieved until father orders.
Last Saturday Night was married in Drogheda, William Rotheram of Crosdrum
Esq; to Miss Margaret Gartside of said Place, a most agreeable Lady, with a
SAILED Hampden Packet to Holyhead, the Mail.
Prince of Orange of Dublin, Turnice, Bourdeaux, Beef, &c.
ARRIVED Night Tide 18, and Morning Tide 19.
Clayton of Salicoats, Wright, Greeneck, Sugar
Susannah of Whitehaven, Wilson, Glascow, Tobacco.
Three Coasters, Barley.
SAILED John and Henry of Cork, Driscoll, Lisbon, Butter.
Dublin and Dublin, Walsh, Rochfort, Beef.
Thomas of Dublin, Clancy, Rochfort, Potatoes.
Fortune of Dublin, Matthewson, Rochell, Beef.
Four Colliers, home, Ballast.
ARRIVED Evening Tide 19, and Morning Tide 20.
Barbara of Glascow, Stafford, Sugar.
Three Coasters, Barley, &c.
SAILED Three Colliers, home, Ballast.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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