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Londonderry Journal; Sep 1777

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  • Cathy Joynt Labath
    Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1777 Londonderry. Matthew Kirwan is to carry on his late father s jewellry and engraving business. Londonderry Journal;
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      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 2, 1777

      Matthew Kirwan is to carry on his late father's jewellry and engraving

      Londonderry Journal; Friday, Sept. 5, 1777

      Sally Harkin otherwise Kelly and her husband John Harkin have agreed to
      separate; parish of Culdaff, Co. Donegal.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 12, 1777

      Married: Col. Calendar to Lady Elizabeth M'Donald, sister to the Earl of
      Antrim; Rev. Mr. Morgan, rector of Clonuff, Co. Down to Miss Moore; Charles
      Townshend to Miss Smyth; at Ballykelly, James Phillips, bailiff, age 93, to
      Isabella Canning, age 19.

      Michael Dermot, native of Derry, yarnmaker, deserted from the 6th or
      Inniskilling Dragoons.

      Charles Higgins, weaver, age 26, is accused of robbery by his former
      employer, Moses M'Kean Ballyskeagh, parish of Leckpatrick, Co. Tyrone.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 16, 1777

      Monaghan, Sept. 8
      At the assizes which ended Saturday, Michael Quorkan, who was transmitted
      here from London with his two sons, was found guilty of the murder of Arthur
      Woods of Ballymackey, near Carrickmacross; to be hanged, &c. on the 16th.
      Hugh Quorkan, for being an assistant to the murder, to be executed on Nov.
      15 next. John Watson, for horse-stealing, to be executed Nov. 15. Bryan
      Connelly, for felony, to be whipped. Elinor Smyth, for felony, to be
      privately whipped.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 23, 1777

      Died: in Bride st., William Crookshank, attorney; in the Custom House,
      George Shannon, formerly Cashier of Excise; in Britain st., Capt.
      Richardson; in Cavendish row, Art Magan; at Drumcondra, Tristram Swettenham;
      Ed Murphy of the Black Rock; in Kildare st., Mrs. Gamble, sister to the late
      Provost; in the Custom House, William Hulbertson, Deputy Receiver General of
      the Port; at Belfast, Alexander Legg.

      Last Wednesday, ___ West, a labouring man, hanged himself.

      Died: Michael Priestly, architect.

      Debtors of James and William M'Connell, both late of Lustycal, parish of
      Taughboyne, are to pay James Brown jr, of Manor Cunningham and Samuel M'Cay,
      Moyle, executors of Jane Martha otherwise M'Connell, administratrix of said
      James and William, deceased.

      Londonderry Journal; Friday, Sept. 26, 1777

      At the Lifford assizes, ___ Monaghan was found guilty of the murder of her
      own child; she is to be hanged.

      Londonderry Journal; Tuesday, Sept. 30, 1777

      Married: John Johnston to Miss Gamble; Mr. Campbell, saddler, to Miss Hay.

      Died: the wife of Henry Darcus; Robert Smily, Cams near Strabane.

      Cathy Joynt Labath
      Ireland Old News
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