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Convicts Released From Armagh County Gaol 1835 – 1839

A Return of The Names of Convicts Discharged
From Armagh County Gaol
Before The Expiration of Their Sentence.

1st May 1835 to 1st January 1839.

(Minutes of Evidence Taken Before The Select Committee of the House of Lords, 1839.)

 

No.   Name Offence  Convicted Court Discharged
1 Jane (or Anne) Cusack* Larceny 15 Oct. 1834 Armagh Quarter Sessions 18 June 1835
2 John Mackin (or Muckian)* Rape  24 July 1835  Assizes, Armagh  11 Aug. 1835 
3 Thomas Cowan  Riot  30 Dec. 1834  Lurgan Quarter Sessions  30 Oct. 1835 
4 Stevenson Mackin  Larceny  13 March 1835  Assizes, Armagh  30 Oct. 1835 
5 Rachel Martin  Misdemeanor  20 Aug. 1835  Portadown Petty Sessions  31 Oct. 1835 
6 Patrick Garvey  Larceny  13 March 1835  Assizes, Armagh  20 Nov. 1835 
7 Samuel Loudon (or London) Assault  13 March 1835  Assizes, Armagh  01 Jan. 1836 
8 Hugh Trainor Riot  29 June 1835  Ballybot Quarter Sessions  07 Jan. 1836 
9 Arthur Doran*  Pig Stealing  13 March 1835  Assizes, Armagh  23 March 1836 
10 Charles Anderson  Riot  05 March 1836  Assizes, Armagh  09 April 1836 
11 Thomas Eccles  Carrying Arms Without a Licence  09 April 1836  Keady Petty Sessions  20 April 1836
12 William Forlis (or Forbis) Assualting a Dwelling House  05 March 1836  Assizes, Armagh  20 April 1836 
13 Joseph McCorry (or McCony) Manslaughter  24 July 1835  Assizes, Armagh  23 April 1836 
14 John Hagan* Riot  30 Dec. 1834  Lurgan Quarter Sessions  30 April 1836 
15 Bernard Mallon Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
16 Bernard Lamb Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836   Armagh Petty Sessions   16 May 1836
17 Owen Deulin (or Devlin) Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836   Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836 
18 William McCreish Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836   Armagh Petty Sessions   16 May 1836
19 Bernard Rafferty Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions   16 May 1836 
20 James Moore  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
21 Francis Hagan  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
22 Hugh Colvan  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
23 Anthoney Ashmore  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
24 James McCann  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
25 Bernard Burns  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
26 John Doran  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice   20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836
27 William Smyth  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice    20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836 
28 Clemence Girvin  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836  
29 Andrew McKenna  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836 
30 James McKenna  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836 
31 John Forster  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836 
32 Owen McKenna  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836 
33 Hugh McWilliams  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836  
34 William Finn  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836 
35 Bernard Cullen Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  20 April 1836 Armagh Petty Sessions  16 May 1836  
36 John Anderson   Riot  05 March 1836  Assizes, Armagh  20 May 1836 
37 Hugh Smyth*   Aggravated Assault  13 March 1835  Assizes, Armagh  02 June 1836 
38 John Keenan*   Aggravated Assault  13 March 1835  Assizes, Armagh  02 June 1836 
39 Terence Donelly*  Horse Stealing  13 March 1835  Assizes, Armagh  09 June 1836 
40 Richard Clifford   Manslaughter  24 July 1835  Assizes, Armagh  18 June 1836 
41 John Mitchell  Carrying Arms Without a Licence   23 May 1836  – –  09 July 1836 
42 William Carrogher  Assault  16 July 1836  – –   25 Aug. 1836 
43 Alexander Robinson  Unlawful Assembly  01 Aug. 1836 Assizes, Armagh  25 Aug. 1836 
44 Mark Hardie  Unlawful Assembly 20 July 1836  Assizes, Armagh  16 Sept. 1836 
45 George Parr  Unlawful Assembly 20 July 1836  Assizes, Armagh  16 Sept. 1836 
46 Patrick Hoy  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  10 Sept. 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions  25 Sept. 1836 
47 James Dunn  Leaving Employer Without Due Notice  10 Sept. 1836  Armagh Petty Sessions  25 Sept. 1836 
48 James Twinum  Receiving Money Under False Pretences  18 June 1836  Lurgan Quarter Sessions  08 Oct. 1836 
49 Shepherd May  Unlawful Assembly  20 July 1836  Assizes, Armagh  08 Oct. 1836 
50 Henry Coleman  Riot  13 Oct. 1836  Armagh Quarter Sessions  05 Jan. 1837 
51 Cormick O’Neill  Riot  22 Oct. 1836  Market Hill Quarter Sessions  13 Jan. 1837 
52 James (or John) Richardson  Unlawful Assembly  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  05 April 1837 
53 Leonard Dobbin  Unlawful Assembly  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  18 April 1837 
54 Samuel Glaudrick (or Glandrick) Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  04 May 1837 
55 James Craig  Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  04 May 1837 
56 John Best  Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  04 May 1837 
57 Thomas Corkian (or Corker) Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  04 May 1837 
58 James Morrison  Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  04 May 1837 
59 Robert Fitzsummons Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  04 May 1837
60 William Wilson  Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  04 May 1837 
61 David McMurray (or McMurrny) Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  06 May 1837 
62 George Gibson  Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  06 May 1837 
63 John McMurray  Riot  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  06 May 1837 
64 Anne Smyth*  Larceny  18 June 1836  Lurgan Quarter Sessions  05 June 1837 
65 James McMeighan  Assualt with Attempt to Commit Rape  20 July 1836  Assizes, Armagh  18 June 1837 
66 Joseph Simpson  Assualt  03 June 1837  Armagh Petty Sessions  02 July 1837 
67 David Blevius  Assualt  03 June 1837   Armagh Petty Sessions  02 July 1837  
68 Thomas Anderson  Assualt  03 June 1837   Armagh Petty Sessions  02 July 1837  
69 George Donaldson  Assualt  03 June 1837   Armagh Petty Sessions  02 July 1837  
70 John Jeffs  Assualt  03 June 1837   Armagh Petty Sessions   02 July 1837 
71 Rebecca Richey  Larceny  29 March 1837  Armagh Quarter Sessions  18 July 1837 
72 Patrick Joyce*  Larceny  16 June 1837  Armagh Quarter Sessions  07 Aug. 1837 
73 Robert Hay  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837  Assizes, Armagh  26 Aug. 1837 
74 John Weight (or Wright) Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837  Assizes, Armagh  26 Aug. 1837 
75 Joseph Wilson  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
76 John McCallen  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
77 Edward Brownlee  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
78 Michael Corry  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
79 John Corry  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
80 Samuel Anderson (or Sanderson) Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
81 Robert Wylie  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
82 James Finn  Unlawful Assembly  18 July 1837   Assizes, Armagh   26 Aug. 1837 
83 John Johnston (or Hideman)  Selling Arms Without Licence  24 May 1837  Armagh Petty Sessions  31 Aug 1837 
84 James McKenna  Riot  24 June 1837  Ballybot Quarter Sessions  13 Oct. 1837 
85 John Maholm   Attempt of a Rape  20 July 1837  Assizes, Armagh  18 Oct. 1837 
86 Thomas Smyth  Assualt  20 July 1837 Assizes, Armagh  14 Nov. 1837 
87 John Hare  Assualt  20 July 1837 Assizes, Armagh   14 Nov. 1837 
88 William Ford  Riot  24 June 1837  Ballybot Quarter Sessions 07 Dec. 1837 
89 Michael Ward*  Larceny  16 June 1837  Armagh Quarter Sessions  10 Dec. 1837  
90 Charles Campbell  Attempt of a Rape  20 July 1837  Assizes, Armagh  01 Jan. 1838 
91 Con. Campbell  Attempt of a Rape  20 July 1837  Assizes, Armagh  01 Jan. 1838 
92 James Dawley*  Malicious Assualt  20 July 1836  Assizes, Armagh   18 Jan. 1838 
93 Benjamin Matthews*  False Personation  18 July 1837  Assizes, Armagh 23 Jan. 1838 
94 Henry Cross  Riot  27 Dec. 1837  Armagh Quarter Sessions  20 Feb. 1838 
95 Michael Carrogher  Riot  05 Jan. 1838  Ballybot Quarter Sessions  10 March 1838 
96 Mary Anne Thompson*  Larceny  15 March 1837  Assizes, Armagh  10 March 1838 
97 Robert Stevenson  Embezzlement from Post Office  15 March 1838  Assizes, Armagh  15 Dec. 1838 
  (* see table below)    
  Armagh County Gaol, 29th March 1839.   W. L. Kidd, Local Inspector.      

 

 

 

A Return of The Names of All Convicts
Under Sentence of Transportation From Ireland
in The Years 1835, 1836, 1837, and 1838
Who Have Been Discharged
From Armagh County Gaol.

(By Order of his Excellency the Lord Lieutenant)

 

Name                            Conviction Sentence Pronounced                Remission of Original Sentence  Date of Discharge From Gaol
Jane Cusack              Larceny Seven Years Transportation    Free Pardon. 1835, June 18
Arthur Doran Pig Stealing  Seven Years Transportation 12 Months with Hard Labour, 1836, March 23
      from 22nd April 1835.   
John Hagan  Aggravted Assault           Seven Years Transportation 12 Months Imprisonment.  1836, April 30  
Hugh Smith  Aggravted Assault    Seven Years Transportation One Year’s Imprisonment,  1836, June 4 
      from 5th June 1835.   
John Keenan  Aggravted Assault    Seven Years Transportation One Year’s Imprisonment,  1836, June 4  
      from 5th June 1835.   
Terence Donnelly  Horse Stealing  Seven Years Transportation One Year’s Imprisonment,  1836, June 10 
      from 9th June 1835.   
John Muckan  Rape  Death Recorded  Reprieved and Pardoned,  1835, Aug. 11 
      11th Aug. 1835.   
Mary Ann Thompson Larceny  Seven Years Transportation            12 Months Imprisonment,  1838, March 10 
       from 7th April 1837.  
Ann Smith  Larceny  Seven Years Transportation Free Pardon.  1837, June 5 
Michael Ward  Stealing a Calf  Transportation for Life  Six Months Imprisonment,   1837, Dec. 10 
       from 26th June 1837.  
Patrick Joyce  Larceny  Seven Years Transportation 12 Months Imprisonment,   1838, Aug. 7 
       from 8th Aug. 1837.  
James Dawley  Aggravated Assault  Seven Years Transportation       18 Months Imprisonment,  1838, Jan. 18 
      from 1st Sept. 1836   
Benjamin Matthews  False Personation  Seven Years Transportation Three Months Imprisonment,  1838, Jan. 22 
       from 1st Nov. 1837.  
Armagh, 14th June 1839.    John Turner, Governor. 
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