Ballina, Co. Mayo
Wednesday, October 2, 1850
CROP LIFTING - On Sunday last a party of fellows collected on the lands
of Curraghscarteen, in the possession of Patrick Lahy, a tenant of Thomas P.
Lloyd, Esq., and proceeded to cut down and carry away a quantity of oats, a
party of nearly 200 persons having previously Sunday the 8th inst. removed
the wheat crop. It appears Mr. Lloyd offered to allow Lahy to take away the
crops provided he gave up the possession of the land, which he refused to
do, although owing 20l. poor rate, which must ultimately fall on the
A private in the 60th Rifles, quartered in Clonmel, shot himself this
week. His name was Falby.
A fleet of thirty sail with "bread stuffs" arrived at Cork since Friday
The vicarage of Tuam and Kilconly, and the provostship of St. Mary's
Cathedral, Tuam, are vacant by the death of the Rev. John Galbraith. - His
sons attended as mourners in the funeral procession, also the Lord Bishop.
Tuam is value 400l. a year, and in the gift of the Bishop of the diocese.
Mr. Tilsley, relieving officer of Newcastle, was fined 20s. on Saturday,
for not obeying the order of a magistrate to assist a poor family in want.
John L. Moore, Esq., son of Hugh Moore, Esq, Gloucester-Terrace,
Dublin, has been appointed to an Ensigncy in the 24th Regt.
September 27, at Mountjoy-square, the lady of R.P. Butler, Esq., of a
September 25, at Bannow Glebe, county Wexford, the lady of the Rev.
Robert Henry Stanley, of a daughter.
September 22, at Ardfry, county Galway, the lady of Pierce Joyce, Esq.,
of a son.
On this morning, in the Cathedral of Killala, by the Very Rev. the
Dean, Joshua Bartlet, Esq., of her Majesty's Excise, to Maria, eldest
daughter of the late Charles Smith, Esq. of Killala.
September 24, at the Island of Achill, b y the Rev. W. M'Ilwaine,
incumbent of St. George's Church, Belfast; John Wilson, Esq. of Lark Hill,
county Dublin, to Frances P., eldest daughter of the Rev. Edward Nangle.
September 26, in Grangegorman Church, William Griffith, Esq. to Annie
Hallam, daughter of the late William George Lanauze, Esq. of Kill, county
September 20, Patrick Joseph, third son of M. Mulvany, Esq., of
Breakstown Mills, county Tipperary.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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