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Ardglass Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim Location Witnesses etc Outcome
Ulsterint268 02/12/1897 Assault / threats Wm. Smith Robert Stranney Kilbride; Ballycam   Fine
Ulsterint260 07/05/1897 Breach of licence James Patterson, Thomas Traynor, Robert Stitt, Wm. Hughes, Richard Blaney.   Ballee Constable McGovern Fine

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Ballynahinch Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim Location Witnesses etc Outcome
BallynahinchPS1 22/05/1858 Entering upon Land etc John Mulvenny     William McCaubrey. Fine + Costs
BallynahinchPS1 22/05/1858 Disorderly Conduct Mary McMullan   Ballynahinch   I month
BallynahinchPS2 24/07/1858 Assault Eassy Cogan, Anne cogan. Jane Goodman     Dismissed
BallynahinchPS2 24/07/1858 Assault James Rogan, John Rogan. John Black     Dismissed
BallynahinchPS3 09/07/1860 Purloined or embezzled linen yarn Samuel Greer, John Rainey.   Cahard / Glassdrummond Joseph Fulton, Robert McKeown. Fine + Costs
BallynahinchPS4 07/06/1864 Riot or assault James Dogherty, Neil Dogherty, Daniel Dornan, John Dornan, Rose Dornan, Henry Gordon, James Gordon, A. Hawthorn, Francis Johnston, John Long, William James Long, Patrick Mariner, Rose Mariner, Hugh McCagherty, George Neil, James Palmer, John Thompson, John Watson,   Ballynahinch John Black, Sarah Christy, James Davis, John Dogherty, John Ellison, William Fisher, John Gordon, Nancy Gordan, James Graham, Mary Ann Hennigan, David Johnston, John Johnston, Patrick Johnston, Richard Long, Mrs Lowry, Pat Mariner,  Margaret McAlee, Rodger McCagherty, ? McStay, Samuel Moore, ? Murray, Eliza Nocher, James Ogle, Pat Quin, Hugh Thompson, Joseph Thompson. Adjourned
BallynahinchPS5 14/02/1871 Assault Constable Gilmore, Sub Constable Neal Sweeney.   Ballynahinch / Dromara Sub Constable Lyons, Sub Constable Michael Mahoney, Hugh Somerville, James Somerville Dismissed
BallynahinchPS6 14/03/1871 Perjury / Libel / Forgery Hugh Dennison, Hugh Somerville, James Somerville   Ballynahinch Constable Gilmore, Sub Constable Sweeney. Adjourned to Dromara PS 03/04/18/71
BallynahinchPS8 19/02/1878 Breaches of Game Acts Wm. McCarthy.   Dunbeg William Craig, Robert John McCarthy, James Warren, Joseph Wilson. Fine
BallynahinchPS9 21/08/1884 Dog Poisoning     Ballynahinch Acting Sargeant Barron, Mr Walker. Dropped
BallynahinchPS9 21/08/1884 Affray Robert Bell, George Boyd, Joseph Ferguson, David Meek.   Ballymacairn /  Ballykane / Ballylons / Ballynahinch Dr. Dickson, Hugh O'Hare. Downpatrick Qtr Sessions

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Banbridge Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location Witnesses etc Outcome
BanbridgePS1 11/08/1851 Threats Rev. John Rutherford Mr Colgan Ballydown Miss Rutherford Bail
BanbridgePS2 15/07/1864 Malicious injury to a drum John Cunningham   Rathfriland Mr Bagnel Adjourned 2 Wks
BanbridgePS3 11/08/1865 Unlawful Assembly Edward McBride, William Brown, Joseph Brown, James Beatty, William Pillow? David Gibson, James Thompson, William Black, John Black, William John Bodel, John Barclay, William Bingham, James Clugston, William Henry Graham, John Fivey, Hugh Campbell, John Craig, Andrew Pilson, Andrew Burnett, Thomas Hoy, Wm. McBurney, Saml. Magill, Robert Bednell, John Evans, Richard Hutchinson, Moses Tully, James Murphy, Andrew Hare, James Hall, Sub Inspector Robinson, Constable Best.   Leganny, Ballymacarrat beg, Tullycan, Banbridge, Edenvenny, Loughbrickland, Ballydown, Ballynagreagh, Tandragee, Scarva.   Adjourned
BanbridgePS4 10/08/1866 Party Processions John Stewart, Wm. McKee, Hugh Campbell, Edward McBride, Hugh Beatty.   Loughbrickland Sub Inspector Robertson, Constable Patrick Coughlan, John Connell, Mr Oflagherty, Mr White. To Assizes
BanbridgePS4 10/08/1866 Party Processions John Briggs, Holt Harrison, James Murphy, Wm. John Morrow, Hans Quinn, Samuel Johnston, Robert Hughes.   Scarva, Gilford. Constable James Best, Sub Constable Michael Walsh, Mr Reilly, Miss Briggs. 3 of accused to trial
BanbridgePS5 21/09/1866 Unlawful Assembly John Coyle, Patrick Lavery, James Henry Byrne, Felix O'Hare, Patrick Byrne, John Byrne, Patrick Sands, John McGivern, William Anderson, Patrick Kane, Wm. Cumiskey.   Laurencetown, Coolnacian, Tullyorier, Lisnatierney, Meenan, Lisnagonnell, Loughadian, Moneymore, Beckland, loughbrickland. Constable Patrick Coghlan Postponed 4th Oct
BanbridgePS6 05/10/1866 Assault Margaret McCloy James McAlinden   Miss McLoy Dismissed
BanbridgePS6 05/10/1866 Unlawful assembly As per BanbridgePS5.   Scarva / Loughbrickland Constable Patrick Coghlan Adjourned until next day
BanbridgePS6 05/10/1866 Unlawful assembly Daniel Mackle, John Mackle, John McSherrie, Hugh Doyle, William Kelly, John McComish, William NcCann, Patrick McAlinden, Daniel Geoghegan, Humphrey Waring, Henry Malloy.   Knocknagor or Lawrencetown, Loughbrickland Sub Constable Joseph McNiell, Sub Constable John Dunne, William Hyde, Barney Groogan, John Coyle, James Hind, Publican Hugh Wallace, Sub Constable John Carol. Adjourned until next day
BanbridgePS7 06/10/1866 Unlawful assembly As per BanbridgePS5 & BanbridgePS6.   Gilford, Ballyvarley, Drumillan Sub Constable Freen, William John Sefton, Owen McKay, George Denison, John Boyle, Richard Boyle, John McCumisky, James McCusker, Robert Harrison, Thomas Cromie, Mr Grant, John Cunningham, Mr Reilly, Hugh Gordon, Jas. McKnight, Wm. Dougan. Dismissed
BanbridgePS8 06/09/1867 Unlawful Assembly John Barclay, D. Thomas Napier, Wm. Lewis, David Hawthorne, James Byers, Robert Nesbitt, Richard Bodel, Jas. Wilson, John Pilson, James Forsythe, Henry Bradshaw, David hawthorne, Robert Finney, John Cameron, John Fry, Wm. John Bodel.   Scarva   Adjourned or Struck off
BanbridgePS9 18/08/1871 Assault William McAleavey, Leutenant Francis McAleavey. Crawford Kennedy, James Hawthorne. Scarva Wm. Pillar, Joseph McCombie, John Quinn, Hugh Hawthorne, Graham Forsythe, Robert Forsythe, James Sefton, Alex Hawthorne, Alexander Richardson, James Bartley, Robert Graham, Joseph Graham, John Nicholl, John McGeoghgan, John McConville, Felix Murnaghan. Dismissed or Fined
BanbridgePS10 15/09/1871 Party Riots Robert Forsythe, James Cloughley, Francis Jones, John Black, John Moffett, Francis Moffett, James Thompson, Alexander Richardson, David Ryan, John Quinn, Alexander Hawthorne, William Purdy, William Cloughley, Robert Couser, James Moffett, David Rowan.   Scarva Sub Inspector Henry Wilson Smith, Henry Williams, Francis McAleavey, William McAleavey, Robert McBride, Francis Mclleavy Dismissed
BanbridgePS11 29/09/1871 Party Processions     Scarva, Ballyvarley, Banbridge. Sub Inspector Smith, Sub Constable McAleavy, Henry Williams, Robert Cochran, Alexander richardson, Simpson Richardson, James Cunningham, John Geoghan.  
BanbridgePS11 29/09/1871 Assault Joseph Graham, Robert Forsythe, Hugh Hawthorne, James Sefton, Alexander Hawthorne, Alexander Richardson. Francis McAleavey (Jnr). Scarva John Quin, Felix Monaghan Dismissed
BanbridgePS11 29/09/1871 Riot Danl. Grimes, John Grimes, Hugh Devlin, Henry Creany, Patrick Creany, Mark McAteer, Arthur Lavery, Owen McGrath, Francis McAleavy, Thomas Lackey, Robert Lackey, Owen Rice, Peter kirk, Hugh mullan, Daniel McAteer, Wm. Mechan.   Lisnagead, Drumiller, Aughlish, Ballyvarley Inspector H.W. Smith, Sub Constable Christie, Sub constable McAleavy. Adjourned
BanbridgePS12 05/10/1871 Assault James thompson. Daniel Grimes Ballyvarley, Lisnagade, Drumiller Barney mcShane, Dr Dowdall, Mr Crawford, Henry williams, Robert Hawthhorn, Old Mr. Hudson, Daniel McAteer, John Grimes, Robert Forsythe, Frank McGrath, Joseph Cloughley, Robert Clarke, Mathew Fearon, John Quinn. Fine

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Bangor Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location(s) Witnesses etc Outcome
DromaraPS2 10/05/1854 Receiving shipwrecked goods Robert Bowman, Tom Hunter, Alexander Heyburn, John Ivason, Henry Claney, James Heyburn, Charles Heyburn.   Groomsport? William Barnes, Samuel Heyburn, William Aickin, James McCaw, Alex McClure, David Andrews, James Aird. Fine
Ulsterint153 07/04/1892 Drunk I/c horse & cart Alexander McCullough   Ballymaconell   Fine
Ulsterint242 09/07/1896 Breach of Contract Alex Gibson   Bangor? Samuel Savage Adjourned
Ulsterint242 09/07/1896 Larceny David McCarpin John Jones Bryansburn.   To Assizes
Ulsterint242 09/07/1896 Assault James McCoey, john Donnelly William Cairns. Belfast; Bangor.   ?
Ulsterint242 09/07/1896 Theft Mary Boyd Kate Holland Ardmore Cottages Bangor Sergeant Kearney, Mrs Harvey, Mrs Hanna. Deferred
Ulsterint308 28/09/1899 Licence Application Allan Bickerstaff   Newtownards, Bangor. Head Constable Sloan, Constables Mamill & Reilly Granted
Ulsterint308 28/09/1899 Debts J. Lightbody Alex Carroll Bangor?   1 Month imprisonment
Ulsterint308 28/09/1899 Drunk & disorderly James Keith, Thomas Stevenson   Bangor?, Belfast. Constable Haldon Fine

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Castlewellan Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location(s) Witnesses etc Outcome
Ad-hocPS27 15/06/1871 Theft of livestock Alexander Black John Smith Moneycara   To trial Newtownards Quarter Sessions
Castlewellanmix14 14/09/1849 Riot/unlawful assembly Robert Davidson, James Paxton, William McDowell, Alexander Trimble, Robert Greer, James Davidson, William Wright, John Gracey, John Murphy, David Murphy, John Jardine Patrick King, Peter King, John Ward. Rathfriland; Magheramaro. Mr Hill, William Tate, Sub-Constable Hugh McAleary, Sub-Constable Thoms Sullivan, ?
Castlewellanmix28 04/10/1866 Damage to bridge Thomas Scott   Ballaghbeg Newcastle John Mackin, Wm. Perry, Charles Rice. Dismissed
Ulsterint169 05/10/1892 Assault Cornelius Maginnis James Thomson, William Charles Edgar  Burren, Clarkhill, Tullymore.   Not Proceeded
Ulsterint169 05/10/1892 Unlicenced firearm Alex Maxwell   Newcastle, Comber. Mr Galway Not Proceeded
Ulsterint169 05/10/1892 No dog licence James Cherry   Dundrum   Fine
Ulsterint249 06/11/1896 Drunkenness Henry Quinn   Dundrum Sergeant Mee Fine
Ulsterint249 06/11/1896 Drunk & Disorderly Denis McGinn   Newcastle   Fine
Ulsterint249 06/11/1896 Drunk & Disorderly Hugh Morgan, Patrick Morgan   Legananny   Fine
Ulsterint249 06/11/1896 Drunk I/C horse & cart Daniel McCartan   Backaderry   Fine
Ulsterint35 09/06/1887 Assault / obstruction Dennis Maguire Sergeant Magee Newcastle   Fine
Ulsterint35 09/06/1887 Assault Constable Jamison James Graham     Dismissed
Ulsterint35 09/06/1887 n/a       Rev. Moore, Patrick McElroy. Granted

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Donaghadee Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location Witnesses etc Outcome
DonaghadeePS1 06/08/1852 Riot? Robert Agnew, Thomas Hanna, Robert Finlay, Robert Martin   Donaghadee? Samuel Smith, John Reid, Thomas Smith, Robert McDowell, John Smith, William Dodd, Hugh Campbell, John Boyle, William Campbell. To Downpatrick QS
DonaghadeePS2 08/09/1865 Assault Alex McCullough Sub-Constable Peter McAlearney Belfast; Donaghadee?   Dismissed
DonaghadeePS3 03/08/1866 Obstruction James Strain, Robert Strain. Hutchinson Boyd. Ballyhayes Nicholas Delacherois, Daniel Delacherois. Adjourned
DonaghadeePS4 07/02/1873 Damage to Yacht Mr. Berkley, Mr. Tollerton, Mr. McMechan. Rev. Henry Burrows. Danaghadee? Alexander Lindsay Fine
DonaghadeePS4 07/02/1873 Trespass William Sloan, catherwood Brown. Daniel Delacherois   Robert thompson Fine
DonaghadeePS4 07/02/1873 Trespass Henry McKee, John Stewart, Alexander Stewart. George Anderson Cannyreagh; Killaughey; Ballyvester. Hugh Gunning, Daniel McMillen Dismissed
DonaghadeePS5 21/05/1875 Injury to property Henry Brown, John McCallum. Annie Delacherois Rushpark, Great George St. & Williams Lane Belfast; Ballywilliam. John Angus, James McDonald. Fine
DonaghadeePS6 04/04/1879 I/P Stolen goods James McWhirk, James Davis.   Dnaghadee Captain Chevallier, Constable Berry. Dismissed
DonaghadeePS6 04/04/1879 Unlicenced gun David Brown   Erin Lodge Charles O'Larar, Constable Berry Fine
DonaghadeePS6 04/04/1879 Unlicenced gun John Angus       Fine
DonaghadeePS6 04/04/1879 Unlicenced gun Samuel Pink.       Fine
MorePS18 04/01/1889 Assault / abuse John Sloan Francis Nelson Donaghadee   Dismissed
MorePS18 04/01/1889 Obstruction Frederick Taylor   Donaghadee?   Fine
Ulsterint249 06/11/1896 Nuisance John Cultra   Mount Street   Dismissed
Ulsterint249 06/11/1896 Assault Thomas Matier James Bunting     Fine
Ulsterint260 07/05/1897 Assault James Pollock Jane Pollock Ballyfogherty   I Mnth hard labour
Ulsterint260 07/05/1897 Assault Wm. Bell Sarah McClelland Cottown   Withdrawn
Ulsterint260 07/05/1897 Breach of licence Mrs Angus, James Boyce, William Beggs.   Railway Hotel Donaghadee, Back St. Donaghadee   Fine

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Downpatrick Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location(s) Witnesses etc Outcome
DownpatrickPS1 24/03/1851 Wages claim Hector Killen, Edward McLester, Patrick Rooney. James Conroy. Downpatrick / Comber/ Belfast Francis Crickard, Thomas Hanna, Dr. McKnight, Rev. Mrs Rogers.  Court order 4.14s
DownpatrickPS2 06/10/1851 Common Assault Robert Casement Captain John Scott Quoile   Fined 10s
DownpatrickPS2 06/10/1851 Fraud James Conroy John Crangle Downpatrick? Thomas George Fined 5s
DownpatrickPS2 06/10/1851 Perjury John Crangle, Jas. Murphy James Conroy. Downpatrick? George Graham, Thomas Hughes, James McCabe, James McCartney, David McNea, Nicholas Welsh, John Welsh. Dismissed
DownpatrickPS3 30/10/1860 Deserted wife & children Bernard Curran Mrs Curran Ballylig / Marlfield Mrs Christian, William McIImaile, James Henry Savage. Imprisonment
DownpatrickPS4 13/10/1865 Fenianism Patrick McGuigan   Downpatrick? / Belfast Samuel Agnew, Acting Constable Comerton, William Donnelly, Mr Forsythe, George McMullan, Head constable Morton, William Nelson. Bound Over
DownpatrickPS5 13/10/1865 Provoking language Edward McGlennon, Rose McGlennon.   Downpatrick? Margaret Hastings, Mr Johnston, Hugh Nixon, Sub Inspector Singleton. Bound Over
DownpatrickPS6 13/10/1865 Provoking language Mary Smith   Downpatrick? Mrs Agnew, Charlotte Agnew. Bound Over
DownpatrickPS6 13/10/1865 Assault Joseph Blair Edward McLaughlin Downpatrick / Carryduff / Belfast Sub constable James McKenna Fine
DownpatrickPS7 03/11/1876 Trespassing Bean Bassett   Ballygawley Mr Blake, Robert McCallister, Tom Parkinson, William Williams. Dismissed
DownpatrickPS7 03/11/1876 Trespassing Peter Morgan John Little   John Edgar, John McBride, Samuel McBride. Fine
DownpatrickPS8 12/08/1881 Assault John McCalister, James Thompson. Michael Fitzsimmons. Downpatrick? Annabella Arnold, James Johnston, Sarah Morrison. Dismissed
DownpatrickPS8 12/08/1881 Gun without licence Henry Briggs.   Downpatrick? Phillip McCartan. Dismissed
DownpatrickPS9 26/08/1881 Assault George Ryan John McCloskey Moyad Peter Fitzpatrick, Thomas Ryan. No Rule
DownpatrickPS9 26/08/1881 Attack on sheriffs Officers John Arnold, Hugh Beattie, Bernard Rooney, Lambert Taggart.   Ballysugab Charles Fitzsimmons, Sub Inspector Leathem, Thomas Ryan, Patrick Taggart. Adjourned for 2 weeks
DownpatrickPS9 26/08/1881 Insubordination / assault John Magee.     Constable Boyce, Hugh C. McCartney, Constable Rowland. 16 Mths imprisonment
DownpatrickPS10 09/09/1881 Attack on sheriffs Officers John Arnold, Hugh Beattie, Bernard Rooney, Laurence Taggart.   Saul / Ballysugab Thomas Ryan, Chas Fitzsimmons, Patrick Taggart, Roger Taggart, Father McCann. Sent to Trial
DownpatrickPS11 17/10/1884 Obstruct thoroughfare Joseph Hanna   Downpatrick   Fine
DownpatrickPS12 31/01/1890 Unlawful Game James McCann, Corporal robert Bell. Major Maxwell Finnebrough Sereant John Boyd, Minnie Cummings, Eliza Patterson. Fine
DownpatrickPS13 13/03/1890 Theft / Assault Alexander Higgins Roden Johnson Downpatrick / Belfast Constable Donaldson, Constable Rooney, Constable Buchannon 12 Mths Hard labour
Ad-hocPS24 16/01/1871 No Spirit Licence George Beattie   Downpatrick   Fine
Ulsterint35 09/06/1887 Theft  Richard McNally Mary Mahoney, T.W. Fitzgerald Clough; Marlough, Dundrum; Wateresk, Dundrum; Dundrum. Henry Longbran, Miss Moffatt, Thomas McCrory, Miss McIlroy, Sergeant Daly, Susanna Carson. To Assizes
Ulsterint143 02/12/1891 Cutting sods near a road Edward O'Hare   Backaderry   Fine
Ulsterint143 02/12/1891 Trespass James Kennedy Patrick Owen Backaderry   Fine
Ulsterint143 02/12/1891 Drunkenness etc Henry Murray   Annesborough   Fine
Ulsterint143 02/12/1891 Drunk I/C horse & cart John McGreeny   Moneyslane   Fine
MorePS18 04/01/1889 Drunk & Disorderly Lizzie Murray     Constable taylor 14 days hard labour
MorePS18 04/01/1889 Theft John McCartan Thomas McConnell Downpatrick; Belfast   6 Weeks hard labour

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Dromara Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location(s) Witnesses etc Outcome
DromaraPS1 10/09/1852 Assault William Beck, Patrick McKeevers. John McIlroy, William Orr. Ballykeel, Dromara.   I & 2 Month Hard Labour
DromaraPS1 10/09/1852 Assault William Beck. James Wallace. Dromara?   Fine
DromaraPS1 10/09/1852 Firearms Offence James Gamble   Kinallen Constable Gould, ? Rodgers. Fine
DromaraPS2 10/05/1854 Assault Charles Drake. William Hutchinson. Ballykeel.   Fine
DromaraPS2 10/05/1854 Assault Hugh Simpson. Mary Watt Shanrod   Fine
DromaraPS2 10/05/1854 Assault / threats Henry Henan. William Hunter. Mulloghdrin   Fine
DromaraPS2 10/05/1854 Desception Jane Stafford. Mary Jane Walker, Martha Walker. Begney, Ballymurphy. John Gillespie Sent for trial Hillsborough
DromaraPS2 10/05/1854 Theft Eliza Magreehan     John Hanna Fine
DromaraPS3 10/09/1855 Purloined yarn Robert Watson Robert McCaw Dromore, Tegnevin. Constable Leddy Fine
DromaraPS4 09/06/1856 Assault Robert Holmes, Joseph Tute, Mary Jane Holmes, Sarah Holmes, Mary Jane Bingham. Samuel Corry Clentenagoolan, Ballynahinch   Fine
DromaraPS4 09/06/1856 Assault Samuel H. McDowell. James McKavitt     Dismissed
DromaraPS4 09/06/1856 Violent Assault Bridget Brannan, Jane Brannan (Snr), Jane Brannan (Jnr), Mary Brannan, Sarah Brannan, Margaret Brannan. James Brennan.     Bound Over
DromaraPS4 09/06/1856 Leaving employment Bernard McAvoy John Ball     Fine
DromaraPS4 09/06/1856 Detaining yarn John McDowell Andrew Hamilton     Adjourned
DromaraPS4 09/06/1856 Stealing Yarn William Forsythe John Hanna     Dismissed
DromaraPS5 15/01/1858 Detaining yarn Rowland Madden, Eliza Craig, John McEvoy, Biddy McGucken, John Hanna.     Fine
DromaraPS5 15/01/1858 Assault John McKenny Sub-Constable Michael Burke. Dromara.   Fine
DromaraPS5 15/01/1858 Detaining yarn William Bingham. John Fulton.     Fine
DromaraPS5 15/01/1858 Assault Wm. Arlow Jane Halliday Ashfield   Fine
DromaraPS5 15/01/1858 Robbery James Campbell, Samuel Mathews. James Mathews Dromara   Bailed to Q.Sessions

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Dromore Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim Location Witnesses etc Outcome
BallynahinchPS1 22/05/1858 Light & unjust weights Doak       Fine + Forfeited Weights
BallynahinchPS1 22/05/1858 Light & unjust weights James Mackay       Fine + Forfeited Weights
BallynahinchPS1 22/05/1858 Stealing meal Nancy Magreehan, Eliza Nolan.   Kinallen Samuel Doake 1 Wk in Jail
BallynahinchPS1 22/05/1858 Detaining Yarn James Landerdale.       Fine 
BallynahinchPS1 22/05/1858 Drunk / party expressions Charles Stewart       Fine + Costs
BanbridgePS5 21/09/1866 Injury to property Andrew Lyle Ann Pollock Ashfield McCreedy Fine
Dromore PS13 25/07/1855 Embezzlement of yarn Robert Catherwood John Taylor Drinn Constable Robert Kettle, Robert Sprott, Andrew Catherwood. Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Assault James Maxwell. Patrick Cosgrove Dromore   Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Assault / threatening Patrick McAvoy McAvoy (Sister) Knockgorm   Surety
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Drunk / party expressions David Hanna   Broomhedge Sub ConstableTimothy O'Keefe Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Drunkenness James McLenahan, James Roden, Hugh Murphy, Henry Price, James Cunningham.   Dromore Sub Constable Thomas Hayes, Sub Constable John Larken, Constable Leddy. Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Fighting William Welsh, Henry Price, Thomas Morrow, James Cunningham.   Dromore Sub Constable Thomas Hayes. Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Fighting / breach of peace. Robert McClenahan, Lohn Camock.   Dromore James Poots, Robert Kearns, Ann Kearns, Constable Danile Leddy. Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Leaving employment Andrew Smith Robert Arderly     Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Leaving employment John O'Hare William Barr     Fine
Dromore PS14 24/09/1855 Road nuisances William Rooney, James Patterson, Thomas Hayes, Patrick O'Callaghan.   Dromore Sub Constable Edward Burns Fine
DromorePS1 17/09/1852 Assault & Riot Mr. H. Stewart, John Cunningham. Waldren Burrows. Dromore Sexton Faulkner, Mr. Bodel, Mrs Stevenson, Mrs Bailey. Adjourned
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Alleged Rape John Corry. Marcella Harington. Lisnacurren   Bailed to Assizes
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Assault Alexander McLaughlin Jane McLaughlin Ballymacormick   Fine
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Assault Alexander Morton. Catherine Shea. Corbitt, Killyscolban.   14 Days hard labour
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Assault, aiding & abetting Joseph Strong, Hugh Lilburn (Jnr), William Hugh McCandles. John Gibson Dromore, Drumbroneth.   Dismissed & 1 mth hard labour
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Being drunk. Wm. Armstrong.       Discharged
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Fighting / disorderly John McConnell, John Porter, Issac Stevenson, David Bigham, John English.   Dromore Head Constable Murphy. Fine
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Obstruct / threats James Maxwell.   Dromore Head Constable Francis Murphy. Fine
DromorePS10 21/08/1854 Refusing to quit a public house James Maxwell.   Dromore Head Constable Francis Murphy, Publican John Heron. Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Assault Nicholson. Head Constable Murphy Dromore Mr McCartney Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Assault John Smith, William Smith. Robert Kirkpatrick. Coolsallagh   1 Mth Hard labour
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Detaining yarn John Gibson, James Russell, Jane Sneddin, Maurice Lindsay. Joseph McMullan     Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Detaining yarn Robert Hawthorn, Robert Martin, Rebecca McCavoy. William Jardine     Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Detaining yarn James Narshaw Wm. Carlile     Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Detaining yarn John Kerr, James Bingham, Samuel Hanna, Rowland Madden, John Jennings, Wm. Carlile, James Wallace, James Scott, John Burns. John Hanna.     Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Detaining yarn Wm. McMullan. Thomas McCay     Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Obstruction James Dickson Head Constable Murphy     Costs etc.
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Selling spirits without licence Samuel Adams       Fine
DromorePS11 23/10/1854 Taking property Peter Teggart John Savage Munabane Rev. Mr. Irwin. Newry Qtr Sessions.
DromorePS12 24/01/1855 Cruelty to animals Samuel Lyle     Sub Constable Hayes. Fine
DromorePS12 24/01/1855 Embezzling yarn Wm. James Johnston.        
DromorePS12 24/01/1855 Fighting etc. Thomas Bell, Jas. Darragh, James Harvey, Wm. Creighton.   Drumbroueth Constable Leddy Fine
DromorePS12 24/01/1855 Forcible possession etc James bawn. James McCoy.     Court order.
DromorePS12 24/01/1855 Furious riding Patrick Brannen   Dromore Sub constable William McRoberts. Fine.
DromorePS12 24/01/1855 Stealing turf Euphemia Graham. James McDonald Gall Bog   Fine
DromorePS12 24/01/1855 Theft of hankerchiefs Sarah Welsh (alias McBride)   Dromore Constable Richard Gould. Fine
DromorePS15 24/12/1855 Riot Daniel McAteer,  Daniel Grimes,  Hugh Devlin, Mark  McAteer, James Leckey.   Ballyvarley   Bailed to Assizes
DromorePS16 22/03/1856 Riotuous assembly Lieut. Francis McAleavy. Burnes, William John Trotter. Scarva Mr Reilly (J.P.) Dismissed
DromorePS16 22/03/1856 Unlawful & riotuous assault Samuel Chambers, Alex Richardson, Crawford Kennedy, Francis Jones, Wm. Cloughley, Thomas Purdy Jnr. Bernard Groogan. Aughlish, Glenloughan, Scarva Tommy Weldon, Sub Inspector H.W. Smyth. Adjourned
DromorePS16 22/03/1856 Wages claim Nathaniel Glass. Catherine Campbell. Ballyralley, Drumsallagh. Hugh Campbell  
DromorePS2 22/10/1852 Assault & Riot As per DromorePS1 Waldren Burrows. Dromore As per DromorePS1, Rev Mr. Agar. Dismissed
DromorePS3 27/10/1852 Oppression Constable Richard Gould, Sub Constable Patrick Joyce. James Kennedy Dromore Rev. Mr. Boyd, Sub Inspector Stafford. Dismissed
DromorePS4 27/10/1852 Present at a Cock fight Constable Richard Gould. James Kennedy Dromore   Dismissed
DromorePS4 27/10/1852 Breach of contract John Cairns, Robert Cairns. Joseph Lowry     Fine
DromorePS5 24/08/1853 Selling spirits without licence James Prenter, Mary Ann Whiteside     Head Constable Murphy Fine
DromorePS5 24/08/1853 Assault  Thomas Cooliland? John Spence. Dromore   Fine
DromorePS5 24/08/1853 Fighting Samuel Graham, Anthoney Magenis, Patrick Durken, Theophilus Whiteside, John McMullen? William McCormick.   Dromore Head Constable Francis Murphy. Fine
DromorePS5 24/08/1853 Refusing to Weave Geo. Black       14 days Jail
DromorePS5 24/08/1853 Wilfully injuring a well Thomas Hawthorne     Thomas Hawthorne, George White. Dismissed
DromorePS6 05/09/1853 Rescue & Assault Mary Reynolds, Catherine McCormick, Catherine McKeown, Mary McAteer, Mary McCormick, John Darby, Elizabeth Stewart, Patrick Mallon, Hugh Scott McMurray, William Cowan. Thomas Guthrie. Dromore, Belfast.   To Newry Qtr Sessions
DromorePS7 19/09/1853 Misconduct in employment of master Alexander Murdie, Patrick McAreavy.       14 & 7 days hard labour
DromorePS7 19/09/1853 Assault George Graham. Margaret McCormick Tullymacarrett   Fine + Costs
DromorePS7 19/09/1853 Unjust Weights James Adams, Henry Bigham, James Skelly, John Hawthorne, Charles Rooney, Ellen Burns, Thomas Alexander, Patrick Magee, Maurice Mitchell, William Cowden, Richard McMurdie, James Mulholland, James Cowden.     Head Constable Francis Murphy. Fine + Costs
DromorePS8 19/06/1854 Abscond / misconduct Alexander Hamilton. William John Moore.     I Mth in Jail.
DromorePS8 19/06/1854 Assault William Herdman, thomas Hill. Thomas Donaldson Dromore   Fine
DromorePS8 19/06/1854 Assault Israel Martin. Joseph Martin. Banbridge Fair   Fine
DromorePS8 19/06/1854 Damage John Roney, Wm. Donaldson.   Dromore   Dismissed
DromorePS8 19/06/1854 Detaining Yarn John Sprott David McIlvenna     Fine
DromorePS8 19/06/1854 Unlicenced whisky sale James Martin.   Drumaghadone Head Constable Murphy, John Clarke, Robert Clarke. Fine
DromorePS9 28/07/1854 Detaining weft Eliza Magreechan       Fine
DromorePS9 28/07/1854 Embezzling yarn John Frier     Joseph McMallen Fine
DromorePS9 28/07/1854 Fighting James Chambers   Dromore Sub Constable Wm. Roberts Fine
DromorePS9 28/07/1854 Fighting & assault Thomas Marteer, John Simpson, Benjamin McKee, Jas. McKee, Henry Price.   Dromore Head Constable Murphy, Sub Constable Irwin. Fine, caution, discharge
DromorePS9 28/07/1854 Throwing stones John Hynds Robert Bell Kllycolban   Fine
Ulsterint104 31/12/1890 Threatening language James B. McKeown George Jess Dromore?   Bound Over
Ulsterint138 29/10/1891 Assault Henry Napier. Wm. Mussen Ballyricknakelly   Fine
Ulsterint138 29/10/1891 Assault Robert H. Wilson George Gibson     Fine
Ulsterint138 29/10/1891 Threats James McCavitt Michael McCartan Ballyalley   Bound Over

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Florida Manor Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location(s) Witnesses etc Outcome
FloridamanorPS1 26/08/1862 Larceny Walter Patterson, J. Patterson, H. Hunter Mr Wallace, William Priestly, James Priestly. Ballycloghan; Saintfield Grace Wallace, Mr Hunter, Rev. John Macreedy, Samuel Walker. ?
Ulsterint104 31/12/1890 Assault Samuel Coey Susanna Quinn Ballydrain   Dismissed

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Gilford Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim(s) Location(s) Witnesses etc Outcome
GilfordPS1 01/08/1866 Party assaults William Fair, James Watson, Mr Boyle. Bernard Grogan Gilford Mr? Geary Arbitration
GilfordPS1 01/08/1866 Riot etc Joseph McGaffin, John Harrison, James Erwin, Henry Erwin, Joseph Bannon.   Gilford Constable Best, Richard Maginn, George Wright, Margaret McConnell, Robert Graham. Fine
GilfordPS1 01/08/1866 Waylaying / assaults Mathew Hagan, Brien Kelly, Timothy Kennedy, Thomas Murphy. Thomas Whiteside The Scroggs' Gilford; Gilford. Denis Wiles, Mrs Whiteside. Dismissed
GilfordPS2 03/10/1866 Assault John McCombish. Hugh Gordon Coose; Gilford. Constable Thomas Reed, James McKnight, Mr Law. Withdrawn
GilfordPS2 03/10/1866 Unlawful assembly Danl. Michael, John Michael, Humphrey Waring, Hugh Doyle, William McCann, Wm. Kelly, John McCombish, Patrick McAlinden, Henry Molloy, Daniel McGoeghegan, John McSherry.   Knocknagor   Adjourned Banbridge QS
GilfordPS3 27/09/1873 Assault John Maguire, Jas. Sands, John Carbray, Robert Bright, Lavinia Bright. Henry Sands Dunbarton; Tandragee; Gilford. Jane Conway, Constable James Best. Bound over
GilfordPS3 27/09/1873 shooting / wounding John Rose. Bernard Burns. Laurencetown; Ballykeel; Knocknagor. Sub-Inspector H.A. Smyth, Jeremiah Wild, Andrew Kerr, Mrs McComish, Charles Quinn, Mr Flynn, Mr Pritchard. Adjourned
GilfordPS4 02/10/1873 shooting / wounding John Rose. Bernard Hughes Laurencetown; Knocknagor. As GilfordPS3, also Jane Isabella Quinn, Rose McComish, John McComish, Mr Magee,  Henry Ferguson, Mr McPherson, Constables George Donaldson & Maginnis, Sub-Constables Lyon, Kennedy & Benneston. To Downpatrick Assizes
GilfordPS5 03/11/1873 Riot / disturbance James O'Hanlan, Michael McDonald, James Magee, James Fearon, John Fearon, John Fearon, Francis McCreanor, Thomas Burns, Joshua Hanvey, Daniel McKiverigan.   Gilford; Knocknagor; Coose;Tullylish; Drumnaroauph; Laurencetown. David McIlroy, Mr Uprichard, John McPherson, Thomas Hunter, John Deans, Henry Livingstone, Tom Fearon. Bound over
GilfordPS6 28/08/1875 Riot James Robinson, John Connolly, Moses Meek, John Neill, Charles Cameron, James Brown, Chas. Hughes, William Coleman, James Bell, Robert Martin.   Gilford Head-Constable Davis, Constable Logan, Acting-Constable Magginess, Sub-Constables Dowd, Rinneard & Smalls. Bound over
GilfordPS6 28/08/1875 Riot William Sergeant, John Lockhart, James Adow, Saml. Shilcock.   Gilford; Banbridge Sub-Inspector Milling, Head-Constable Davis, To Downpatrick Assizes
GilfordPS7 28/07/1892 Riotuous behaviour /assault William Conlon, Michael Doherty, Henry Magennis, Charles Eccles, John Flavil, William Thomas, John Glenn, Henry Monaghan, John Carrolan, Peter Magee, Patrick Quinn. Sergeant Mulvagh Castle Hill, Gilford. Head-Constable McCaffery. Bound over

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Hillsborough Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim Location Witnesses etc Outcome
HillsboroughPS3 27/04/1858 Obstruction Spence, Green.   Hillsborough, Dunmurry. James Hunter, Thomas Scott, Sub-Inspector Stoddart, Mr mulligan. Dismissed
HillsboroughPS4 15/12/1862 Larceny John Houston, Robert Houston, Matilda Houston       Remanded to QS & Dismissed
HillsboroughPS4 15/12/1862 Threatening Letter John Ferris Thomas Moonan Dromore?   Dismissed
HillsboroughPS4 15/12/1862 Malicious Assault Andrew McArdle, Thomas McArdle, Terry Clarken, John Graham, James Buggin, James Moore. Ervine, Robinson. Dromore? Dromore. Owen Brennan, Thomas Martin, William Finlay, James Stanfield, James McAlister, William McGrady, William Maginn, Bridget Hendrey, Dr Croker. Commited for Trial
HillsboroughPS5 14/08/1865 Party Processions Henry Healy, James Gawley, William Williamson, Andrew Patterson, Robert Thomson, Samuel Scott, Hans Singer, William Murdock, John Brown, William Scott, Martin Scott.   Ballymurphy Sub-Constable Joseph Thompson, Sub-Constable Hinds. Adjourned
HillsboroughPS5 14/08/1865 Party Processions John Morrison.   Dromore / Lisburn Acting Constable Mason. Sent Forward
HillsboroughPS5 14/08/1865 Party Processions John Ferguson, Robert W. Parcell, Edward Nixon, John Clelland, James Gourley, George Neal Brown,   Hillsborough Sub-Constable Joseph Thompson Adjourned
HillsboroughPS5 14/08/1865 Party Processions John Roy, Hugh McCracken, John Bothwell, Michael McBride, James Reeves, John Cairns,   Hillsborough Sub-Constable Joseph Thompson, Sub-Constable Percival. Dismissed
HolywoodPS4 30/09/1856 Selling unsound meat     Hillsborough / Lisburn Head Constable Murphy Dismissed
HolywoodPS4 30/09/1856 Assault Toman. Mahood. Dromore Stansfield. Fine
Ulsterint294 10/01/1899 Drunk & Disorderly Herbert Walker, James Ferris   Hillsborough?   Fine
Ulsterint294 10/01/1899 Drunk I/C horse & Cart Robert Kerr   Hillsborough?   Fine

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Holywood Petty Sessions
Reference Publication Date Offence Accused Victim Location Witnesses etc Outcome
FloridamanorPS1 26/08/1862 Cruelty to dog William Houston.   Holywood   Fine
FloridamanorPS1 26/08/1862 Cruelty to horse Robert Kieth   Ballymacarrett Constable James McNicholl Fine
FloridamanorPS2 30/03/1869 Affray & assault Henry Boyes, John Murray, John Woods, Robert McGrath, Hugh Bowman, Henry Boyes (Jnr), John Boyes, John Thompson, Mary Boyes, John Bowman.   Sub-Inspector Montgomery, James Dunlop, John Crawford, Hugh Dunlop, John Kealty, Agnes McCartney, Patrick Toney, David Bowman, hugh gibson, John Skillen. Adjourned
HolywoodPS1 14/04/1856 Homicide Samuel Lamour James Bowden Ballymiscaw Samuel Bowden, Dr Greenfield To Assizes
HolywoodPS2 11/08/1856 Assault William Allen, Mary Jane Thompson. Isabella Allen. Holywood?   Fine / Dismissed
HolywoodPS2 11/08/1856 Assault Francis Fisher John Power Holywood James Ferguson Fine
HolywoodPS2 11/08/1856 Wage claim Mrs Greer Mary Jane Davison Holywood    
HolywoodPS3 16/09/1856 Assault Jane Jamieson   Ballymacarrett Sarah Kennedy Fine
HolywoodPS3 16/09/1856 Dog Attack Cowan Boyd     Dog Shot
HolywoodPS3 16/09/1856 Drunkenness / obstruction Robert Lannigan, James Ferguson.   Holywood Constable S.C. Egan, Constable H. King. Fine
HolywoodPS3 16/09/1856 Threats   Fanny Dugan Holywood    
HolywoodPS4 30/09/1856 Assault / insult Francis Sloan. Joseph Andrews Holywood Mr Anderson, Samuel Clarke. Dismissed
HolywoodPS4 30/09/1856 Drunkenness James Ferguson.   Holywood   Fine
HolywoodPS4 30/09/1856 Breach factory Regulations Mr Steen   Ballybackamore? Mr Darkin Fine
HolywoodPS5 24/07/1860 Removal of gravel & stones Thomas Lindsay. Mrs Kennedy, Mr Ward. Holywood / Cultra George Taylor, Patrick Cummins. Fine
HolywoodPS6 25/03/1862 Illegal weights & measures Thomas Hudson, Wm. Killops, Henry Lemon, Jane Forster, Thos. Hudson, James Corry, Grace Sedgwick, Rowley Parson, James Copeland, Martha Duncan, Jane Killops, John Power, Thomas Lindsay, Mrs. Hunter, James Lennox, Thomas Marshall, James Johnston, Thomas burns, Charlotte Macadam, John Butler, James Wethers.   Holywood? Constable Waters Adjourned
HolywoodPS7 29/04/1862 Damage / threats John Smith. Dr. Quee Ballymiscaw Mrs Quee, Miss Dalzell. Dismissed
HolywoodPS7 29/04/1862 Taking Forcible Possession Dr Quee Felix Smith Ballymiscaw   Newtonards Qtr Sessions
HolywoodPS8 23/12/1862 Aggravated assault Samuel Gilmore Mary Heron Ballymacarrett / Holywood Elizabeth Currie, Mr. Graham, William Andrew Currie, William Greelees, John Sloan, Alexander Rutherford, George McKnight, Mr O'Kane, Head Constable Lamb. Newtonards Qtr Sessions
HolywoodPS9 23/06/1863 Attempted assault Sub Constable Alexander Lytle Ann McKee Holywood / Manchester Constable Walters, Ellen Walters, Sub Constable Patrick Murphy, Sub Constable Phair. Adjourned
Kilkeelbnl8 09/10/1894 Drunk & Disorderly Samuel Woods.   Belfast / Ballyhackamore Constable Thomas Keary 1 Month Imprisonment
Kilkeelbnl8 09/10/1894 Drunk & Disorderly Robert McClements   Belfast / Ballyhackamore Constable Thomas Keary 1 Month Imprisonment
SaintfieldPS6 10/05/1881 Drunk on licensed premises ? Dunwoody, ? Purdy.   Holywood?   Fine
SaintfieldPS6 10/05/1881 Drunk on licensed premises Thomas Maxwell, David Patterson.   Holywood? Sub Constable McMeehan. Dismissed
SaintfieldPS6 10/05/1881 Open at prohibited hours Henry Millar.   Holywood?   Dismissed
SaintfieldPS6 10/05/1881 Permitting drunkenness James Patterson   Holywood?   Fine + Costs
SaintfieldPS6 10/05/1881 Travelling without ticket Thomas Crickard   Bangor Edward Malcolm, Robert McGee, John Slowey. Fine + Costs
Ulsterint294 10/01/1899 Cruelty to horse John Morrison, William Ellison.   Belfast, Dundonald John Murphy SPCA Inspector. Fine
Ulsterint294 10/01/1899 Cruelty to horse James Rodgers, John McKeen.   Skegoniel Belfast, Holywood? John McCourt SPCA Inspector. Fine
Ulsterint294 10/01/1899 Drunk & Disorderly Andrew Moore, William Torrington.   Holywood Acting-Sergeant Samuel Donaldson Fine
Ulsterint294 10/01/1899 Drunk I/C horse & Cart Robert Cowan   Holywood   Fine
Ulsterint294 10/01/1899 Drunk I/C horse & Cart Brown & McCourt Coal Merchants   Holywood Sergeant Robert Karr Fine

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