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Record 1 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/31

TITLE:

Minutes of inquiry into police conduct in County Limerick

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Minutes of inquiry held by Major George Warburton and Richard Willcocks, Rathkeale, County Limerick, chief magistrates of police [each called to Limerick to conduct the inquiry and to assist with policing following the escalation of disturbances in County Limerick], 10 October 1821. Inquiry concerns allegations against Mr Howard, chief clerk of the police stationed at Rathkeale, made by Dr Robert Allen of Rathkeale, half pay officer of Royal Navy. In particular, concerns accusations of the hurried burial of 2 men, shot by police near Askeaton, County Limerick, without a proper inquest. Includes copies of sworn statements from those present on the night in question, including Dr Allen; James Fitzgerald Massey, magistrate; and Major Richard Going, chief magistrate of police. Also the examination of the witnesses by Warburton, Willcocks and Howard. Also list of the formal charges made against Howard by Dr Allen, including that Howard intended to establish an Orange Lodge, and make the police wear orange lilies. Also concluding statement, signed by Warburton and Willcocks, 21 October 1821.

EXTENT:

1 item; 26pp

DATE(S):

10 Oct 1821-21 Oct 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 2 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/32

TITLE:

Letters concerning application of John Hurst, County Kildare, for compensation

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from Colonel Alexander Armstrong, Edenderry, King's County [County Offaly], brigade major of yeomanry, to Charles Grant, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, enclosing letter from John Hurst, Drehid, County Kildare, to Armstrong, requesting assistance with his claims for compensation, because of repeated attacks on his property. Includes schedule list of his losses from June 1819-September 1820. Includes statement from George Tyrell, Naas, County Kildare, stating reasons for the rejection of Hurst's application for compensation, by the grand jury at Naas assizes, 30 March 1821.

EXTENT:

3 items; 5pp

DATE(S):

June 1819-22 Oct 1821

DATE EARLY:

1819

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 3 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/33

TITLE:

Address from inhabitants of Newmarket, County Cork, concerning recent outrages in area

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from William Allen, Liscongil, near Newmarket, Kanturk, County Cork, magistrate, to Charles Grant, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, concerning outrages in Newmarket area, 22 October 1821. Encloses an address from the loyal inhabitants of town of Newmarket, requesting government to permit them to establish a yeomanry corps, supported by military force. Refers to the recent outrages committed there and to the 'disaffected state of the country'. Address signed by 22 inhabitants including magistrates and half pay army officers [October 1821].

EXTENT:

2 items; 6pp

DATE(S):

[Oct 1821]- 22 Oct 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 4 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/34

TITLE:

Letter from anonymous writer, urging measures to prevent outrages

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from anonymous writer styled, ‘A Friend’, to Charles Grant, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, urging government to introduce a bill in parliament to prevent, 'the lower class of people from carrying Bloodshuns or Sticks laden with Lead or Mounted with Iron ferrules or any Person or Persons flinging of [sic] Stone, Bottles or Decanters..'.

EXTENT:

1 item; 3pp

DATE(S):

22 Oct 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 5 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/35

TITLE:

Letter from anonymous writer concerning disturbances in County Limerick

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from anonymous writer styled 'B.D.', Post Office, Limerick, County Limerick, to William Gregory, Under Secretary, Dublin Castle, concerning the disturbances in County Limerick. Requests money to travel to Dublin, in order to report to government, all the information he knows on those 'agitators' responsible, and to prove that the disturbances are more serious than realised.

EXTENT:

1 item; 3pp

DATE(S):

27 Oct 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 6 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/36

TITLE:

Letter from James Alton, Limerick, on disturbances in parish of Mungret, County Limerick

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from James Alton, Limerick, County Limerick, to Charles Grant, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, reiterating his earlier petition, concerning the disturbed state of parish of Mungret, County Limerick. Refers to the 'evil spirit of insurrection' which prevails. Urges government to prevent the indiscriminate sale of gunpowder.

EXTENT:

1 item; 3pp

DATE(S):

29 Oct 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 7 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/37

TITLE:

Letter from anonymous writer on extent of disturbances in County Limerick

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from anonymous writer styled 'A Freeholder of the County of Limerick', to William Gregory, Under Secretary, Dublin Castle, stating that he has been forced to quit his home and property in County Limerick, for fear of being 'butchered'. Refers to the 'continuance of this partial Insurrection'. Criticises government's selection of police magistrates for the county, who are not capable of handling the situation, in particular Major Richard Going; suggests the appointment of an individual such as Captain Graham.

EXTENT:

1 item; 3pp

DATE(S):

24 [Oct] 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 8 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/38

TITLE:

Letter from Charles Kendal Bushe, Solicitor General, on conduct of County Limerick police

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from Charles Kendal Bushe, 5 Ely Place, Dublin, Solicitor General for Ireland, to William Gregory, Under Secretary, Dublin Castle, 15 November 1821, stating his opinion, as requested, on the enclosed letter from Major George Warburton, Ennis, County Clare, chief magistrate of police for County Clare, to Charles Grant, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, 3 November 1821 [Warburton was called by government to temporarily assist in Limerick following escalation of the outrages in County Limerick]. Warburton refers to allegations made by Dr Robert Allen, half pay officer of Royal Navy, against Mr Howard, chief clerk of County Limerick police. States opinion that Allen is a mischief maker. [Minutes referred to by Warburton, at CSO/RP/SC/1821/31].

EXTENT:

2 items; 4pp

DATE(S):

3 Nov 1821-15 Nov 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 9 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/39

TITLE:

Letter from Henry Alcock, Waterford, magistrate, concerning alleged plans for his assassination

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from Henry Alcock, Waterford, County Waterford, magistrate, to Charles Grant, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, concerning information received respecting plans to assassinate Alcock; refers to the 'dangerous spirit' of the area, 3 November 1821. Encloses copy of sworn affidavit of John Scully, farmer, of Clonmel, County Tipperary, currently held in Waterford county jail, concerning the threats against Alcock, sworn 3 November 1821.

EXTENT:

2 items; 5pp

DATE(S):

3 Nov 1821-3 Nov 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

Record 10 from 'CSO/RP'
NAI REFERENCE:

CSO/RP/SC/1821/40

TITLE:

Letter from anonymous writer, on disturbances in Queen's County [Laois]

SCOPE & CONTENT:

Letter from anonymous writer, Maryborough [Portlaoise], Queen's County [County Laois], to Charles Grant, Chief Secretary, Dublin Castle, referring to recent disturbances including the destruction of crops and potatoes at a property which was sold under execution by the sheriff of Queen's County. Also to a field of potatoes dug up and removed in order to prevent the sheriff from selling it. Urges the appointment of a magistrate to the town.

EXTENT:

1 item; 3pp

DATE(S):

5 Nov 1821

DATE EARLY:

1821

DATE LATE:

1821

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