Freeman's Journal; 1 Sep 1764
- Freeman Journal
Saturday, September 1, 1764
Cork, Aug. 27. William Austin of Waterfall, Esq; is appointed one of
his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Cork, and was this Day
sworn into Office.
This day ended our Assizes, at which the following Persons were tried
and sentenced as follows:
Dennis Mihilly- to be transported for feloniously stealind a Bridle and
Saddle out of the Stable of Edward Sutton.
Daniel Mahony, convicted of being concerned in several Riots at
Mitchelstown, fined 35l. and to be imprisoned 15 Months.
Owen Mahoney for the same, fined ? and to be imprisoned 26 months.
Daniel Walsh, for stealing several small Articles near New-market,
convicted to the Value of 10d., to be whipt in the Goal this Day and then to
Saturday last was married at Christ Church, Mr. Thos. Davis to Miss
The Produce of the Benefactions together with the Plays, for the eight
Orphans of the late Mr. and Mrs. Eaton, of Ormond Market, who were killed at
Crow-street Theatre some Time ago, amounts to 557l. 15s. 2d.
The Governors of the Lock Hospital in George's Lane acknowledged the
Receipt of 100l. by the Hands of Bary Colles, Esq; being a Legacy bequeathed
by the late Col. Joshua Paul, for the Use of said Charity, for which they
return their grateful Thanks.
Last Tuesday, Frederick Cunyngham, Esq; seized 44 Casks of Bohem and
Green Teas, which were lodged in the Watch house at Skernes.
Last Thursday Col. Cooper, Capt Walker, Mess. Borr and Dalton, sailed
in the Lively, Williams, for Parkgate.
Last Sunday Mess. Coats, Jones, Wright, Deal, Evans, Murphy, Walker,
Curtis, Hughes and Cary sailed in the Fortescue Packet for Hollyhead.
On the 28th, Mr. and Mrs. Courtney, Mr. Cox, Mr. Purcell, Mr. Whitney
and the Mail arrived in the Fortescue Packet from Hollyhead.
MARRIAGES.] Last Week Captain Ball, of Exeter, was married to the
agreeable Miss Finlay of Watermount in the County of Meath.--Mr. James
Gibson, of Nangor, in the County of Dublin, to Miss Grace Hempenstall.--
Thomas Phepoe, Esq; to Miss Elizabeth Carter, of Knockmask, in the County of
Meath.-- Mr. William Graham, of the County of Fermanagh, to Miss Noble, of
Donagh, in said County.--The Rev. Mr. Thos. Hastings, R gifter of the
Diocese of Clogher, to the Widow of the late Joseph Wright, Esq; of Gola, in
the County of Monaghan.--Mr. Joseph Piercy, of Brown-street, Clothier, to
Miss Power, of Essex-street.--Mr. Daniel Lawler of Britain-street, to Miss
Jenny Martin of Jervais-street.-- Mr. Pat Morrice was married to Mrs. Anne
DEATHS.] A few Days ago, at Killegordon in the County of Donegal, John
Niely, Esq;--In Mary's -lane, Cuthbert Brown, Gent. Barrack Master of
Drogheda.-- At Rahins near Gort, in the County of Galway, Mrs. Kilikelly,
Wife of Garret Killikelly, Esq; --The Wife of Henry Bevan of Camais, in the
County of Limerick, Esq; -- At Ballynure, in the County of Monaghan, Robert
Montgomery, Esq.--At Antrim, the Wife of Mr. William Campbell.-- In
High-street, suddenly, Mrs. Kyan.-- In Golden-lane, the Wife of Mr. Pearton,
of the George-Inn.-- In back-lane, Mr. Rafter, Taylor.-- In Castle-street,
James Borden, Gent., Clerk in the Auditor General Office.
SUNDAY, Aug. 26th, 1764, about 3 o'Clock in the Morning, a Fire broke out at
the House of Mr. Alexander Keefe, Carpenter, in New Church-street,
occasioned by a Person sticking a Candle against a Partition, by which said
House, with all the Furniture, was entirely consumed, and the House
adjoining was greatly damaged. The loss sustained by Mr. Keefe and his
Tenants, upon an exact Computation, amounts to 292l. 16s. 8d,. including the
Expence of rebuilding the House and repairing the adjoining one; the
Schedule of which is lodged in the Hands of the Rev. Mr. Darby, Curate of
St. Michan's Parish, who was present at the Fire, in whose Hands also proper
Affidavits may be seen, to authenticate the Particulars of the Loss, which
has reduced said Keefe and his Tenants to the greatest Distress having
deprived them of all their All. It is humbly hoped that the Public will take
the Case of their unhappy Sufferers into their Consideration. Subscriptions
will be thankfully received by the Rev. Mr. Darby above mentioned, who can
certify the Truth of this Advertisement.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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