!! Freeman Journal; Dec 6, 1763
- Freeman Journal
6 Dec 1763
Limerick, Dec. 8- Last Saturday died Mr. Jones Langford of Tullaha in the
County of Limerick; a Gentleman of such Integrity, Honesty, and Sincerity as
gained him the Esteem of all his Acquaintance, whose Death is most deservedly
Last Wednesday died at Kiltennan, Mrs. Mary Weeks, Mother to Nicholas
Weeks, of Ballynanty, Esq.; a Gentlewoman of exemplary Virtue and Piety.
Yesterday died at her Lodgings in Mungret-street, the Widow Bennet, in the
76th Year of her Age.
Belfast, Dec. 2. Last Sunday died at Mount Prospect, near Moirn, Mr. John
Moore, eldest Son to William Moore, of Mount Prospect, Esq.
DUBLIN, Dec. 6
The Windmill on Gallows-Hill, near Killmainham was set a going by the
Violence of the Wind, with such Volocity, that the Iron work was heated to such
a Degree, that it set the Mill on Fire, by which it was entirely consumed.
This Week Col. Johnston's Regiment of Horse will March for County Quarters;
they are to be replaced on Dublin Duty by Col. Hervey's Regiment of Dragoons.
Dec. 1st] A poor Basket-boy fell under his Load in Mary's-lane and broke
his Leg; and a Gentleman's Servant's Leg was broke by the Fall of Mr. Warner's
house on Ormond quay; they were both carried to the Inns-qua Infirmary, where
old Linen is greatly wanted.
Wednesday, his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant was presented with his
Freedom of the City of Corke, in a Gold Box. And the Rev. Dr. Dodgson, his
Excellency's first Chaplain, was presented with his Freedom of the same City, in
a Silver Box.
The same Day the Hon. John Stratford, was unanimously elected a Burgess in
Parliament for the Borough of Baltinglass, in the Room of his Father lately
created Lord Baltinglass.
Friday, his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant, and the Countess of
Northumberland, accompanied by several of the Nobility, Ladies and Gentlemen of
Distinction, visited our University, and was received in the Hall by the Rev.
Dr. Leland, who delivered an excellent Latin Oration; in the Printing House by
the Hon. Mr. Cuffe, in English Verse; in the Elaboratory by Mr. Parnel in a
Lattin Poem; in the Philosophy School by Mr. Willes in English Verse; and in the
Library by the Rev. Dr. Murry, Librarian. After which his Excellency and the
Company adjourned to the Great Room in the New Building, where a Magnificent
Entertainment was provided for them. Every Thing was conducted with the utmost
Ease and Elegance, at which his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant and the Countess
of Northumberland and the Nobility and Gentry were pleased to express the
Same Day, the Quarter Sessions for the City of Dublin sat at the Tholsel
pursuant to Adjournment, when Michael White and Timothy Regan were tried and
found guilty of Felony, and ordered for Transportation; after which the Court
adjourned to Wednesday the 14th inst.
Last Sunday an excellent Charity Sermon was preached in the Parish Church
of St. Werburgh, by the Rev. Dr. Cobbe, for the Support of the Charity-School of
St. John's; after which a Collection was made of 59l. 10s. 6d.
MARRIAGES] John Vanhomrigh, Esq; to Miss Alice Marshall, Daughter to John
Marshall, of Drogheda, Esq; - The Rev. Mr. William Nesbitt of Mullingar to the
most agreeable Mrs. Smyth of Anville in the County of Westmeath.- At Shruil in
the County of Mayo, Mr. Myles Burke of Oranmore, to Miss Honora Sweeney.- Mr.
Gough, an eminent Surgeon to Miss Clarke of Great Ship-street.
DEATHS.] A few Days ago, at Drim in the Co. Clare, the Wife of Patrick
Hickey, Gent.- In Bull Alley, aged 101, Mr. John White, formerly an eminent
Smith.- In Nicholas's street, Mr John Connelly, Publican.- In Bride-street, Mr.
Patrick Hartford, an eminent Linen Draper, and a Man of a fair Character.- In
Patrick-Street, Mr. Barnwell, Poulterer.- At Castlerickard in the Co. Meath,
George Nugent, Esq; deservedly lamented by all his Acquaintance.- At Limerick,
Mr. William Fosbery, Tanner. At Ballymana in the Co. Galway, John Blake, Esq. In
Cook-Street greatly lamented Mr. Christopher Boylan an eminent Baker.- In Granby
Row, the Lady of Charles Gordon, Esq; - On Cock Hill, the Wife of Mr. David
White, Taylor.- In Longford Street, Mr. Walter Sall, an extensive Wholesale
Druggist. In Naas, greatly lamented, the Wife of the Rev. Mr. William
Donnellan.- Near Newtownlimavady in the Co. of Derry, Frederick M'Causland,
Esq.;- And Mr. Thomas Given.- In Castle Street, to the inexpressible Grief of
her Family and Friends, Mrs. Stanly, Wife of Mr. Stanley, an eminent Sadler.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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