Freeman's Journal; Oct 13-Oct 19, 1764
- The Public Register or Freeman's Journal
Saturday, October 13, 1764
Last Friday night between 11 and 12 o'Clock, two Robbers broke into the
Apartments of Mr. Peter Esperiot, at the Wooden Man in Essex-street, clapped
Pistols to his Head, threatened to blow his Brains out, and robbed him of a
Silver chased Watch made by Dunlap, of London, with a SilverChain and Steel
Key, a Pair of Silver Buckles, a Case and two odd Pistols, mounted with
French Plate, and a considerable Sum of money out of his Breeches and
Drawers - John Nowland, formerly a Constable, hath had Examinations made
against him on Suspicion.
Monday, Oct. 8] Miss Bridget Slator, renounced the Errors of the Romish
Religion at St. Bridget's Church.
MARRIED.] Mr. John Hicks of G?at-Alley, Cabinetmaker, to Miss Read of
Little Cuff-street. -- Mr. Thomas Hanks of Birr, to Miss Elizabeth Thompson,
of Balinakill.-- At Corke, Mr. John Barry, of Ballymoder, to Miss Elizabeth
Leech, of said Place.-- A few Days since, at Powderham Castle in Devonshire,
England, the Rev. Mr. Lock, to Miss Clack, Sister to Lady Courtney.-- At
Maryborough, Mr. James Graves to Miss Frances Fitzgerald.-- Mr. Walter
Bullfinch, of Cloness in the County of Monaghan, Gauger, to Miss Jane Evatt
of said Place.
DIED] In London, Dorothy Moyce, an old Irishwoman, who had kept, for
many Years, a Twopenny-lodging-House in Newtoner's-Lance, St. Giles; after
her Death, near 1800 Guineas were found in her Apartments, great Part of
which she had acquired by letting out Money, in small Sums, to Market
People.-- The Rev. John Brandreth, Dean of Emly, and Rector of Kilmore.--
Samuel Mills, of Ternis, in the County of Kildare, Esq.-- At Cumminstown, in
the County of Westmeath, Essex Edgeworth, Esq.-- In Phrapper-lane, Mr. James
Connor, Innkeeper.-- At Athy, the Wife of Mr. Evans, Attorney.-- On
Ormond-Quay, aged 70, Mrs. Elizabeth Moore.-- Near Kensington (London) aged
94, Robert Godfrey, Esq., who was a Captain of Horse at the Battle of the
Boyne, under King William III.-- In George's-lane, much lamented, Mr. James
Rothery, an eminent Stone-cutter.--In College-street, Mrs Mary Butler.-- In
Grafton-street, Mrs. M'Naghten, Wife to Barth. M'Naghten, Esq;--In
Watling-street, Mr. Waddick, jun, Skinner.-- At Veinstown, near Down, of a
lingering Disorder, which bore with great Patience and Religion, Mrs.
Carson, Wife of Robert Carson, Attorney.-- In Back-lane, Mr. Maurice
Fitzgerald, aged 77, formerly an eminent Shoemaker in New-Row Thomas Street;
a Man of a fair and unblemished Character.
TO BE LET, from the 25th Day of March next, The LANDS of BALLENDERRY,
containing about 250 Acres, on which is a good Dwelling House, &c. within
half a Mile of Mullingar.- Said Lands are well supplied with both Fire and
Water. Those who are inclined to treat for the same, or any Part, may apply
to William Osbrey, Iron-monger, Dame-street, who if desired, will keep
Proposals secret.-- Letters Post shall be answered.
Dublin, Sept. the 28th, 1764.
N.B. Said Osbrey will take an Apprentice to the Iron-mongers Business.
The Public Register or Freeman's Journal
Tuesday, October 16, 1764
MARRIED.] A few Days ago, Mr. Derham, to Miss Margaret Pentney of the County
of Meath.-- Mr. Edward Gore, to Miss Sarah Grumley of Clarendon-market.--
Mr. Byrne, an eminent Writing-Master, to Miss Owens of Abbey-street.
DIED.] A few Days ago, on Ormond-Quay, Mrs. Jackson.-- In
Little-Cuff-street, Capt. Lasusell.-- In Cole's-Alley, Castle-street, Mrs.
Lampre.-- In Corn-Market, Mr. Daniel Sullivan, many Years an eminent Singer.
The Public Register or Freeman's Journal
Saturday, October 19, 1764
We hear from Wexford, that Major Joshua Nunn was elected Mayor of that Town,
Bostock Radford, Esq; the Rev. Archdeacon Hentson, Bailiffs, and William
Kearny, of Jews-Bridge, Receiver.
We are also informed that one Devereux, who was sentenced to be hanged at
said Place, has got off with Transportation.
We hear that James Warren, Gent., is appointed Surveyor of Balldoyle, in the
room of Mr. Horith, deceas'd.
Thursday, Oct. 11] The Freedom of the Corporation of Smiths, in full Hall
assembled, was unanimously voted to Sir Edward Newenham, late High Sheriff
for the County of Dublin, in Consideration of his discharging that important
Office with Spirit, Honour and Impartiality.
As Mr. Michael Hynes of Michael's-lane, Taylor, was returning to Town, he
was unfortunately thrown from his Horse, on the Road near Cursis-stream, and
was so dangerously hurt that he died in a few Hours after.
Letters Patent are preparing to be passed under the Great Seal of this
Kingdom, containing a Grant unto James Dennis, Esq; of the Place and dignity
of his Majesty's 3d Serjeant at Law.
George Glover, Esq; Surveyor of Dunleary, seized a smuggling Wherry, wherein
was one Tun and a half of Tea.
Being Quarter Day of the Corporation of Barber Surgeons, the Freedom thereof
was unanimously voted to Alderman William Forbes, late Lord Mayor of this
City, and to William Brien, and Francis Booker, Esqrs. late High Sheriffs;
also to James Shiel, Esq; Counsellor at Law.
At Night Richard Warren, at the Sun in Black Pitts, was taken by a Party of
the Guards, for assaulting and desperately wounding, in a most barbarous and
shocking Manner, a young Man on the Comb, the 8th of September last.
MARRIED.] A few Days ago, at Cork, Riggs Faulkiner, Esq; to Miss Maturin,
Daughter of the late Rev. Dean Maturin.-- Mr. Dennis Lenehan, Linen-Draper,
in Bride-street, to Miss Harford of said Street.-- In Wexford, Dr. Abraham
Jacob, belonging to the Queen's Royal Regiment of Foot, to Miss Tool of that
Town.-- Mr. Reily Towers, Son of Mr. John Towers, Gold and Silver Lace-man
on Cork-hill, to Miss Anne Brush, daughter of the Rev. Mr. James Brush, near
DIED.] A few Days ago, at Higginstown in the County of Westmeath, Samuel
Lowe, Esq; Member for the Borough of Clogher in the County Tyrone, and one
of the Commissioners of Appeals.-- The Relict of ___ Morris, of the County
of Kerry, Esq; -- At Rathcool, Mr. Roger Moore, formerly an eminent Brewer
in James's-street.-- In Aungier-street, aged 75, Henry Williams, Esq;-- In
Peter's-Row, Mrs. Andrews, only Daughter of Christopher Nicholson, of
Balrath in the County of Meath, Esq;-- At Wexford, the Widow Clifford, she
left a large Fortune to her Son Henry.
FRANCIS PARVISOL, who obtained several Premiums from the Hon. the Dublin
Society, removed from Skinner's-row to the West Side of Parliament-street,
next House but one to Cork-hill, has opened a Hat Ware-House, where he
manufactures as usual, and sells all Kinds of Clergymens, Gentlemens, and
Ladies Hats, which are equal in every Respect to any imported; having since
his Commencement in Trade, used his utmost Efforts to excel in his Business,
he humbly apprehends he has so far succeeded, as not at this Day to require
an Advertisement, did not his Removal make it necessary; He has employed
several of the best Hands for manufacturing and cocking, and, having settled
a Correspondence in London, he will be constantly supplied with the newest
Fashions; he has also furnished himself with a great Variety of Feathers for
Ladies Hats, which he will sell for the smallest profit; He begs Leave to
return his sincere Thanks to the Nobility, Gentry and others, who have
hitherto honoured him with their Commands, and hopes by his unwearied
Endeavours, to merit a Continuance of their Favour.-- N.B. As he imports all
his own Materials, he will be enabled to give great Encouragement to those
who buy to sell again.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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