!! Connaught Journal; Apr 19, 1824 "Blacksmith Skinner convicted"
- THE CONNAUGHT JOURNAL
Galway, Monday, April 19, 1824
NOVEL CONVICTION- On Thursday, the 30th ult., Thomas Skinner, of
Newtownmountkennedy, blacksmith, was convicted before John C. Lees, Esq., a
Magistrate of the County Wicklow and fined a sum of £10 for exercising the trade
of a blacksmith in the town of Rathdrum, he not having a license from the
Magistrates to do so, agreeably to the form of the statute. This statute is
called the Arms Act, and was passed in the 47th, George III, Sec. 2, chap 45,
sects 9 and 10, and continued by subsequent acts during the present reign.
Cathy Joynt Labath
Ireland Old News