Londonderry Journal; August 1772
- Londonderry Journal; Saturday, August 1, 1772
Catherine Mannin was gaoled for drowing her five-year-old son Patrick Mannin
in a churn of milk.
The following were sentenced to death: John Dunn for the murder of Patrick
Quin; William Roe for the murder of Edward Moran; John Casey for the murder
of Thomas Penninton; John Dudgeon for robbing the house of Barth. Harrold;
Daniel Kelly for stealing seventeen sheen from Thomas Whelan. Bella
Stapleton, for robbing the house of John Carney, to be hanged, but she was
with child. Dennis Murray, to be transported for stealing clothes from the
bleach field of James Field. Valentine Devatt to be whipped for picking
pockets. James Keating to be pillored and imprisoned for riot and assault on
a watchman. John Robinson, to be burned in the hand for manslaughter. John
Bankrupts: Alexander Alexander, Coagh, Co. Tyrone, linen draper, bleacher,
etc.; Edward Corcoran, Dublin, shop keeper; John Anderson, Dublin, silk
Cork. July 23.
The ship Hopewell, Archibald Long, from New York, 22 days out spoke with the
brigantine William, John Thompson, from Newry to Virginia with servants, 19
days out...all well.
Philadelphia, June 11.
Saturday last arrived here the ship Jupiter, Capt. Ewing, from Londonderry,
who landed 420 passengers at Newcastle.
Wednesday, August 5, 1772
Eugene M'Canna, convert to Ch. of I., Church of Benburb, Co. Tyrone.
Married: at Augher, Co. Tyrone, George Leigh to Miss Mary Wilson; Benjamin
Lee of Merrion to Miss Smith of Drogheda; Thomas Kelly, surgeon, to Widow
Brown; Thomas Armitage, bookseller, to Miss Betty Williams of Chapelizod.
Died: at Maddenstown, Mrs. Ormsby Vandeleur; at the seat of the Earl of
Milltown, the Lady of Hon. Brice Leeson; Michael Waldron, attorney; William
Luffingham, linen draper.
Bankrupt: Edmund Meagher, Nenagh, Co, Tipperary, shopkeeper.
Saturday, August 8, 1772
Born: two sons to Lady Viscountess Powerscourt, Sunday.
Married: at Kilmurry, Tobias Horan of Newcastle near Limerick to Miss
Wednesday, August 12, 1772
Last Wednesday John Dunn was executed for the murder of Patrick Quin.
Died: last Thursday, the Countess of Westmeath.
Saturday, August 15, 1772
Owen Traynor, shoemaker, convert to Church of Ireland.
Married: Rev. Dean Hamilton to Miss Wood, daughter of Hans Wood of Co.
Westmeath, niece to the Earl of Kingston.
Bankrupt: Craghead Kyle, Dublin, dealer and chapman.
Wednesday, August 19, 1772
Miss Jane Kelly, convert to Church of Ireland.
Jane Henderson or Maxwell eloped from her husband John Henderson of Dunrain,
parish of Ardstraw, Co. Tyrone, Aug. 4th.
Saturday, August 22, 1772
Married: William Gilboarn of Peafield, Queen's County to Miss Luffingham of
Bride st; at Waterford, Capt. Musgrave to Miss Kiely, daughter of Richard
Keily of Lismore, Co. Westmeath.
Died: at Thomastown, Rev. Thomas Quinlan, of the Church of Rome; in
Meetinghouse yard, Mr. Edward Connor, merchant.
Wednesday, August 26, 1772
Catherine Fitzgerald, convert to Church of Ireland.
Saturday, August 29, 1772
Bankrupt: Henry Graves, Dublin, grocer; Leonard M'Nally, Dublin, grocer.
Married: Thomas Howison of Bride st., merchant to Miss Mary Davy of the
Batchelor's Walk; at Ennis, Co. Clare, Denis O'Callaghan of this city to
Miss Mary Hauffort.
Died: near Roscarberry, Rev. Bart Crotty, parish priest; at Newforrest, Co.
Galway, James de Arcy.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News