!! Freeman Journal; Aug 7, 1764
- Freeman Journal
Tuesday, August 7, 1764
The Right Hon. and Hon. the Commissioners of his Majesty's Revenue have
been pleased to appoint Thomas Hughes, Esq; Clerk of the Revenue Postage, in
the room of William Norcliff, Esq; resigned.
A few Days ago a great Number of human Sculls, Bones, &c. were dug up
by some Labourers at the Back of the New-Gardens, supposed to have lain
there since the Time the Danes invaded this Kingdom, tho' they seemed fresh
and without Decay.
The Commissioners of his Majesty's Revenue have been pleased to appoint
Messrs. Francis Spring, Edward Tennant, John Delap, Edward Kilkenny, and
William Coperthwaite, to be Officers on the Custom-House Key.
Sunday, July 29th] The following Gentlemen were ordained Priests by the
Lord Bishop of Limerick at the Church of Stillorgan: Edward Day, A.M. Hon.
Wm. Beresford, Thomas Sandiford, Walter Thomas and Philip Homan Bachelors of
Thursday, August 2d.] The Commission of Oyer and Terminer ended, at
which the following Persons were tried and found guilty, viz. Michael
Cosgrave, Michael Rigney and John Higgins otherwise Dwyer, for Robberies,
and were ordered to be executed on the 15th of September next, and
Christopher Fiddes for Robbery, was also ordered for Transportation. The
next Commission will begin on the 20th of October.
A Mr. Tho. Finlay, of the Co. of Wexford, was coming to Dublin, by his
Horse falling on the Road near Windgates, he was thrown off and killed on
the Spot; as he was a Man of a very fair Character his Death is greatly
The Ranger Sloop of War, Lieutenant Paisly, arrived in our Bay from a
Last Saturday, as John Bury, Esq; was Bathing himself near Ringsend, he
was unfortunately drowned.
Henry Gore, Esq; was married to Miss Smyth, Daughter to the late Mr.
Skeffington Smyth, Esq. a most amiable and accomplished young Lady, with a
very considerable Fortune; as was also William Upton, Esq; to Miss Clarges,
Daughter of Colonel Clarges, a young Lady possessed of the finest
Accomplishments, and a large Fortune.
MARRIED.] A few Days ago, Richard St. George of Athlone, Esq; one of
the Representatives for that Borough to Miss Persse, only Daughter of Robert
Persse, of Roxborough in the County of Galway, Esq.
DEATHS] A few Days ago, at Armagh, Mr. Thomas Kennedy, Watchmaker.-
Mrs. Catharine Doyle, Wife of Mr. William Doyle of Monatobar in the Co. of
Kildare. - At Cork, Mr. M'Cann, Master of a Scotch Vessel; - Miss Mary
Fowlne of Ballineadig; - In New-Street, Mr. Thomas Ward, an opulent Butcher
of New-market. - In an advanced Age, Mrs. Stewart, Relict of the late Col.
Stewart. - In Castle-lane, Mr. Thomas Shepherd, Publican.
Cathy Joynt Labath
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