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County Antrim

          A Maritime County in the Province of Ulster. Boundaries: N., the Atlantic Ocean; E., the Northern Channel; S., Down; and W., Lough Neagh and Derry. Greatest length (North and South), 56 miles; greatest breadth (East and West), 30½ miles, comprising an area of 1,164 square miles or 744,177 acres, of which 503,288 are arable, 176,335 uncultivated, 10,358 in plantations, 1,908 in towns and 52,288 under water, including a portion of Lough Neagh. Off the N. coast are Rathlin or Raghery Island, and the Skerries. On the Maiden Rocks, off Larne Lough, are two light-houses, showing fixed lights. The principal bays are Belfast Lough and Lough Larne. The subsoil is basalt, or trap, forming the celebrated Giant's Causeway on the North Coast, clay-slate, and limestone: there is coal at Ballycastle, and a salt mine at Duncrue, Carrickfergus, on the property of the Marquis of Downshire. A company works the mine, the produce of which is of superior quality. One-third of the county is mountain, not rising more than 1,600 feet above high sea-level, and declining from the sea coast towards Lough Neagh in the South-West. The River Bann forms the West, and the Lagan the Southern Boundary of the county. The Lagan canal connects Lough Neagh with Belfast Lough. Bogs are large and numerous. The staple commodity of this county is the spinning of linen and cotton yarn, and linen and cotton weaving, in which a large number of the population are engaged. The sewed muslin trade also gives occupation to a vast number of the female population. The fishery districts are Ballycastle and Carrickfergus, comprising 121 miles of maritime boundaries. The population in 1851 was 361,046, and in 1861, 378,588. The county returns two members to Parliament; constituency in 1864, 10,921; 1867, 11,347. The county is divided into fourteen baronies - Antrim Lower and Upper, Belfast Lower and Upper, Carey, Dunluce Lower and Upper, Glenarm Lower and Upper, Kilconway, Massereene Lower and Upper, Toome Lower and Upper, and contains 75 parishes and parts of parishes. It is in the diocese of Connor. Belfast is in the Dublin and Northern military district, and is the head quarters of the recruiting district. There are barracks in Belfast and in Carrickfergus. The Assizes are held at Belfast. The head-quarters of the Constabulary force are at Ballymena. There are Resident Magistrates at Belfast and Ballymena. The net annual value of property, under the Tenement Valuation Act, is £882,252.

Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum - The Most Hon. George Hamilton Chichester, Marquis of Donegall (1841), 22 Grosvenor Square, London, W., and Hamstead Marshall, Newbury, Berks.

High-Sheriff (1868) - Richard Henry Magenis, Esq., Deeraw, Finvoy, Ballymoney

Members for the County - Edward O'Neill, Esq., D.L. (1863), Shane's Castle, Antrim, and 19 Belgrave Square, London, S.W.  Rear-Admiral George Henry Seymour (1865), Lord of the Admiralty, Berwick House, Norfolk

Deputy Lieutenants

Adair, Col. Robert A. Shafto, The Castle, Ballymena, and 7 Audley Square, London, W.
Antrim, the Right Hon. the Earl of, Glenarm Castle, Glenarm
Blayney, Lord, Carleton Club, London.
Chichester, Lord John, London.
Coey, Sir Edward, Merville, Belfast.
Dobbs, Conway Richard, Castle Dobbs, Carrickfergus.
Dunbar, George, Woburn, Donaghadee.
Ferguson, John Francis, Belfast.
Gray, George, Graymount, Belfast.
Legge, William Wallace, Malone House, Belfast.
Leslie, James E., Leslie Hill, Ballymoney.
Macartney, Geo., Lissanore Castle, Ballymoney.
Macnaughten, Sir E. C. W., Bart., Dundarave, Bushmills.
Massereene and Ferrard, Lord Viscount, Antrim Castle
Montagu, Right Hon. Lord R., M.P., 72 Inverness Terrace, Bayswater, London.
Montgomery, John, Benvarden, Ballymoney.
Moore, James Stewart, Ballydivity, Dervock.
McGarel, Charles, Magheramorne House, Larne and London.
McGildowny, John, Clare Park, Ballycastle.
O'Neill, Edward, M.P., Shane's Castle, Antrim
O'Rorke, Ambrose, Ballybolan, Ahoghill
Stannus, Walter Trevor, Manor House, Lisburn
Templetown, Lieut.-General Viscount, Castleupton, Belfast
Tennent, Robert James, Rushpark
Verner, Captain Thomas.
Young, John, Galgorm Castle, Ballymena

Chairman of Quarter Sessions.

John Hastings Otwa, Q.C. (1858), 86 Lower Leeson Street, Dublin.


Adair, Col. R. A. Shafto, D.L., The Castle, Ballymena.
Adair, Henry, Loughanmore, Parkgate, Antrim.
Agnew, James, Larne.
Agnew, W., Kilwaughter Castle, Larne.
Allen, W. J. C., Faunoran, Greenisland.
Antrim, Earl of, D.L., Glenarm Castle.
Archer, Samuel, Milltown, Ballyclare.
Armstrong, James William, Killagan
Barbour, William Hilden, Lisburn.
Belfast, the Mayor of, for the time being.
Bennett, Thomas, Coleraine.
Birnie, Thomas M., Carrickfergus.
Bland, Rev. Robert W., Abbeyville.
Brooke, Captain Gustavus Travers, Templepatrick.
Bruce, Henry S. B., Bellaghy.
Burleigh, William, Carrickfergus.
Bushell, Theobald, Belfast.
Calwell, George, Lisburn
Casement, E. McG., Invermore, Larne.
Casement, Julius, Ballyscullion House, Castledawson.
Casement, T., Ballee House, Ballymena.
Chaine, James, Ballycraigy, Antrim
Charley, John S., Finaghy House, Dunmurry.
Charley, William, Seymour Hill, Dunmurry.
Clarke, George J., Steeple, Antrim.
Coates, Wm., Glentoran, Belfast.
Coey, Sir Edward, D.L., Merville, Belfast.
Courtenay, James, Glenburne, Portglenone.
Crommelin, Nicholas D., Belfast.
Crommelin, S. A. H. Delacherois, Carrowdore Castle, Donaghadee.
Cuppage, Adam, Glenbank, Ballycastle.
Dalway, Marriott Robert, Belmont, Carrickfergus.
Davison, Alexander, Knockboy, Ballymena.
Dickey, Andrew Todd
Dobbs, Conway Richard, D.L., Castle Dobbs, Carrickfergus.
Dobbs, Montague William E. D., castle Dobbs, Carrickfergus
Douglas, Charles, Dervock.
Downshire, Marquis of, K.P., Hillsborough.
Dunbar, George, D.L., Woburn, Donaghadee.
Dunville, William, Richmond Lodge, Belfast.
Ferguson, J. F., D.L., Belfast.
Filgate, Fitzherbert, Hillsborough.
Fulton, J. W., Braidjule, Lisburn.
Gage, Marcus McCausland, Ballynacree House, Ballymoney
Gage, Robert, Rathlin Island, Ballycastle.
Getty, Samuel Gibson, M.P., 15 Onslow Square, Brompton, London.
Giveen, Butler Mildmay, Cooldarragh, Coleraine.
Gordon, Robert Francis, Holymount, Downpatrick.
Gray, George, D.L., Graymount
Greg, Thomas, London.
Gregg, William, Derryvolgie, Lisburn.
Hamilton, Hill, Mount Vernon, Belfast.
Hannay, Edmund Alexander, Ballylough, Bushmills.
Hancock, John, Lurgan.
Hartwell, J. B., 1 Brunswick Place, Regent's Park, London.
Henry, Fredk. Hugh, Lodge Park, Straffan.
Heyland, L., Glendarragh, Crumlin.
Higginson, H. T., Carnalea House, Crawfordsburn.
Hill, John, Bellaghy.
Hunter, James, Dunmurry House, Dunmurry.
Hutchinson, T. L., Mansion House, Ballymoney.
Hutchinson, William Forde, Stranocum House, Ballymoney.
Johnson, Sir William G., Belfast.
Johnstone, G. B., Glynn, Larne.
Jones, T. M. Hamilton, Moneyglass, Toomebridge.
Kennedy, James, Rosetta, Belfast.
Lanyon, Sir Charles, M.P., The Abbey, Belfast.
Lecky, H., Beardiville, Coleraine.
Legge, Wm. Wallace, D.L., Malone House., Belfast.
Leslie, James E., D.L., Leslie Hill, Ballymoney.
Lyle, Jas. Acheson, Portstewart House, Portstewart.
Lynch, Hon. David, Judge of the Landed Estates Court, 27 Marrion Square South, Dublin.
Lyons, W. T. B., Brookhill, Lisburn.
Macartney, George, D.L., Lissanore
Mackenzie, Major John Kenneth.
Macnaughten, Sir E. C. W., Bart, D.L., Dundarave, Bushmills.
Magenis, Lieut.-Col. Richard Henry, Deeraw, Finvoy, Ballymoney.
McCance, Jas. L., Newry.
McCance, Finlay, Suffolk, Dunmurry.
McClintock, Major H. Stanley, Millmount, Randalstown.
McClure, Thomas, Belmont, Belfast.
McDonald, Alexander, Glenarm.
McDonnell, Lieut.-Col. John, Ballinleg, Glenariffe, Glenarm.
McGarel, Charles, D.L., Magheramorne House, Larne, and London.
McGee, William, M.D., College Square North, Belfast.
McGildowny, John, D.L., Clare Park, Ballycastle.
McNeill, Edmund Alexander, Cushendun.
McNeill, Edmund, Cullybackey, Ballymena.
McNeile, Henry Hugh, Parkmount, Belfast.
Massereene and Ferrard, Lord Viscount, D.L., Antrim Castle.
Montagu, Right Hon., Lord Robert, M.P., D.L., London.
Montgomery, John, D.L., Benvarden, Ballymoney.
Montgomery, Thomas, Birch Hill, Antrim.
Moore, Jas. Stewart, D.L., Ballydivity, Dervock.
Moore, John Stewart, Moyarget Lodge, Dervock.
Mulholland, John, Springvale, Ballywalter.

Murney, Henry, M.D., Donegall Square East.
Murray, Capt. Alexander, Drumadoan, Clough Mills.
O'Hara, Charles, O'Harabrook, Ballymoney.
O'Hara, Henry Hutchinson Hamilton.
O'Neill, Edward, M.P., D.L.
O'Rorke, Ambrose, D.L., Ballybolan, Ahoghill.
Owens, James, Holestone, Doagh.
Owens, John, Ballyvoy, Ballyclare.
Pakenham, Rev. Arthur Hercules, Langford Lodge, Crumlin.
Patrick, John, Dunminning, Ballymena.
Perry, Samuel Wm., Ballymena.
Richardson, Jonathan, Glenmore, Lisburn.
Richardson, Jonathan Joseph, Lisburn.
Roberts, John, Colin House, Dunmurry.
Robinson, H. J., The Castle, Portstewart.
Stannus, Walter Trevor, D.L., Lisburn.
Stuart, Charles George, Ballyhivistock, Dervock.
Taylor, David, Bertha House, Windsor, Belfast.
Templetown, Lieut.-Gen. Viscount, D.L., Castle Upton.
Tennent, Sir James Emerson, Bart., 66 Warwick Square, London.
Tennent, Robert James, D.L., Rushpark, Belfast.
Tennent, James T., Rathmines, Dublin.
Thompson, James, Hazelbank, Belfast.
Thompson, Samuel, Muckamore Abbey, Antrim.
Thomson, John, Low-wood, Belfast.
Turnley, J., Drumnasole, Glenarm.
Valentine, William, Glenavna, Whiteabbey.
Verner, Capt. Thomas, D.L.
Verner, William
Wilson, Richard, Carnlough, Glenarm.
Walkington, Thomas, Oatland, Ballinderry.
Wray, Captain Jackson, Ashleigh, Newcastle, County Down.
Young, John, D.L., Galgorm Castle, Ballymena.

Resident Magistrates

Montgomery, Andrew C., Ballymena.
O'Donnell, John Charles, Belfast.
Orme, Edward, Belfast.

County Officers

Clerk of the Crown (1832) - Walter Bourne, 2 Harcourt Terrace, Dublin.
Deputy Clerk of the Crown (1865) - H. M. McCormick.
Clerk of the Peace (1849) - Geo. A. H. Chichester.
Deputy Clerk of the Peace (1850) - W. C. Cunningham, solicitor, 25 Donegall Street, Belfast.
Crown Solicitor (1867) - James Greer, 18 Middle Gardiner Street, Dublin.
Crown Solicitor at Quarter Sessions (1859) - J. Birney, Oakley Park, Downpatrick.
Treasurer (1858) - Major W. Verner.
Secretary to Grand Jury (1821) - John Coates, 4 Abercorn Terrace, and County Court-House, Belfast.
County Surveyor - Alex. Tate, Queen's Elms, Belfast; Office, 20 Queen Street.
Sub-Sheriff (1863) - Henry H. Bottomley, Belfast.
Sheriff's Returning Officer - Wm. M. Moore, 39 North Street and George Street, Dublin.
Coroners - Alexander Markham, Carrickfergus; Wm. Raphael, Ballymena; Robert Clarke, Armoy, Ballymoney; and Alex. Hume, M.D., Crumlin.
District Registrar, Her Majesty's Court of Probate, Belfast - J. M. Higginson, J.P., Belfast.

Stamp Distributor

Head Distributor for the County - Thomas Robert Stannus, Belfast (April 1841)

County Jail (see page 422)


Antrim Queen's Royal Rifles {79} - Facings, Scarlet.
Head Quarters, Belfast.
Colonel - Marquis of Donegall, K.P., G.C.H., late 7th Hussars (3rd April 1841)
Lieut-Colonel - George Ferguson, 22nd August 1853.
Major - William John Verner, late Capt. 21st Foot, 6th March 1864.
Captains - T. W. Wray, late Capt. 96th Foot; E. D. Leslie, Wm. J. Clarke, John F. Montgomery, Wm. S. Butson, Alex. Murray, L. O'Brien Williams, Chas. M. Lett, A. G. S. C. Chichester.
Lieutenants - George Gresham, Arthur O'Hara, Thomas L. Hutchinson, William Henry H. Lyons, Hon. Hugh Skeffington, Saml. Bruce
Adjutant - Fred. Austen, Capt. late 60th Foot
Quartermaster - W. Chew
Surgeon - John Laird Gaussen, M.D.
Assistant-Surgeon - D. Moore, M.D.

Antrim Royal Artillery {1} - Facings, Scarlet.
Head Quarters, Carrickfergus.

Honorary Colonel - Lord John Chichester, D.L., London.
Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant - William Verner
Major - Viscount Massereene and Ferrard
Captains - George Gray, Edmond A. Hannay, Benjamin C. Adair, Henry Sloan
1st Lieutenants - R. T. B. Russell, Fras. Green, Joseph W. O'Donnell, James Craig, Charles A. Cooper
Paymaster - William Haughton, late 11th Hussars
Adjutant - Andrew Munroe, late Captain, R.A.
Quartermaster - Alexander Markham
Surgeon - Francis L'Estrange, M.D.
Assistant-Surgeon - Alexander Haldane Cooke

Constabulary Officers

County Inspector - Wm. Williams, Ballymena

Sub-Inspectors' Stations

Antrim - John Hutchinson
Ballycastle - Charles A. Carr
Ballymena - John Harcourt
Ballymoney - Mason Alcock.
Carrickfergus - Charles Dillon Irwin
Glenarm - George F. H. McClintock
Lisburn - John T. Milling

Barony Cess. Collectors

Antrim Upper - J. Hanson, the Bush, Antrim
Antrim Lower - Joseph Kilpatrick, Broughshane.
Belfast Upper - George N. R. Goddard, Belfast.
Belfast Lower - Malcolm McNeill, Larne.
Carey - Robert Clark, Armoy, Ballymoney.
Dunluce Upper - James Douglas, Dervock
Dunluce Lower - James Laughlin, Dervock.
Glenarm Upper - John Ross, Larne.
Glenarm Lower - Daniel Jamison, Cushendall.
Kilconway - R. M. Douglas, Dervock.
Massereene Upper - John Gregg Murray, Ballinacoy, Lisburn
Massereene Lower - William McConnell, Cherryvalley, Crumlin
Toome Upper - William Cashell, Randalstown.
Toome Lower - Fred. A. Matthews, Ballymena.

Coast-Guard Officers and Stations

Inspecting Officers - Commander Francis Peel, R.N., Ballycastle; Commander Henry G. Belson, R.N., Carrickfergus
Carrickfergus - Richard Jenkins
Cushendall - Edward Carr
Larne - Michael Toomey
Portmuck, Glenarm - Hugh McGuigan
Portrush - Charles Beatty
Whitehouse - Simon Aherns


          Armagh is an inland County in the Province of Ulster. It is bounded on the North by Lough Neagh, on the South by Louth, on the East by Down, and on the West by Monaghan and Tyrone. Greatest length, North and South, 32 miles; greatest breadth, East and West, 20 miles; comprising an area of 512 square miles, or 328,076 acres, of which 265,243 are arable, 35,117 uncultivated, 8,996 in plantations, 778 in towns and 17,942 under water. The surface is hilly, rising into mountains in the S.W., where the highest point of Slieve-Gullion is 1,893 above high sea level. The Newry Canal skirts the county on the East. The Ulster Railway is extended from Belfast to Armagh and onwards to Monaghan. In 1851 the total population of the county was 196,085, and in 1861, 190,086, being a decrease of 42,000 from the population in 1841. The county is divided into eight baronies. It is mostly in Armagh archdiocese. The principal towns are Armagh, Lurgan, Portadown and part of Newry. The county returns two members to Parliament; constituency 5,721. The Assizes are held at Armagh, where are also the County Prison, the County Infirmary and District Lunatic Asylum. The are Bridewells at Ballybot, Lurgan, Newtownhamilton and Markethill. Quarter Sessions are held in these places, as well as in Armagh. The Union Workhouses are at Armagh and Lurgan. There are barracks in Armagh and Newry. The head quarters of the Constabulary force are at Armagh; those of five districts, comprising thirty-six stations, at Armagh, Ballybot, Crossmaglen, Newtownhamilton and Portadown. There are Resident Magistrates at Armagh and Newry. Net annual value of property under the Tenement Valuation Act, £399,812.

Lord Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum, the Right Hon. Charles Baron Lurgan (1864) Brownlow House, Lurgan

High Sheriff (1868) - J. A. M. Cope, Esq., Drummilly, Loughgall

Members for the County - Colonel Sir William Verner, Bart. (1832), Churchhill, Moy and 86 Eaton Square, London; Colonel Sir James Matthew Stronge, Bart., (1864) D.L., Tynan Abbey, Tynan

Deputy Lieutenants

Alexander Henry, Forkhill.
Armstrong, W. J., Glenaule House, Killylea.
Atkinson, Joseph, Crowhill, Loughgall
Bond, Joshua W. McGeough, The Argory, Moy
Close, Maxwell Charles, Drumbanagher, Newry.
De Salis, Count, Tandragee.
Gorford, Earl of, Gosford Castle, Markethill.
Jones, T. M. Hamilton, Jonesborough House and Moneyglass
Kirk, William, Annvale, Keady
Molyneux, Sir Capel, Bart, Castledillon, Armagh
Prentice, Henry Leslie, Caledon
Stronge, Colonel James Matthew, Bart, M.P., Tynan Abbey
Synnot, Marcus, Ballymoyer, Newtownhamilton
Wilson, Joseph, Lisnadill and Dublin.
Chairman of Quarter Sessions - Hans H. Hamilton, Q.C. (1851), 28 Fitzwilliam Place, Dublin


Alexander, Robert Quin, Acton, Poyntzpass.
Armstrong, William Jones, D.L., Glenaule House, Killylea.
Armstrong, Thomas, Eden Hall, Portadown
Atkinson, Joseph, D.L., Crowhill, Loughgall.
Bond, Joshua Walter McGeough, D.L., The Argory, Moy.
Bond, Captain Edward Wellington
Bowen, Geo. E., Northland Row, Dungannon
Boyle, Hugh, Armagh.
Brady, Denis Caulfield, Newry.
Brush, Richard C., Benburb
Carvill, Patrick George, Moygamon, Rostrevor
Chambre, M., Hawthorn Hill, Flurrybridge.
Charlemont, Earl of
Cleland, Capt. James Vance, Milltown, Maghery
Clermont, Lord, Ravensdale, Newry
Close, Maxwell Charles, D.L., Drumbanagher, Poyntzpass.
Corry, Isaac, Abbey-yard, Newry.
Craig, Andrew, Armagh
Cross, Lieut.-Col. William, Dartan, Armagh.
De Salis, Count, D.L., Tandragee.
Dobbin, Thomas, Armagh.
Douglas, John, Mountain Lodge, Keady.
Ensor, George, Ardress, Loughgall.
Erskine, James F., Newry
Eyre, John, Maydown, Benburb.
Foxall, Powell, Killevey
Gardner, Samuel, Armagh
Gilles, William, Markethill
Gosford, Earl of, D.L.
Greer, John Waite, Lurgan.
Hall Major S. Madden, Narrow-water, Warrenpoint
Hancock, John, Lurgan.
Henry, Thomas Gibson, Newry.
Heron, Denis Caulfield, Q.C., 7 Upper Fitzwilliam Street, Dublin.
Irvine, Hill, Dromalane, Newry.
Irwin, Henry, Mount Irwin, Tynan
Johnston, James, Carrickbreda, Forkhill
Johnston, John, Ball's Mill, Crosmaglen
Jones, T. M. Hamilton, D.L., Jonesborough and Moneyglass House, Toome.
Kidd, Thomas, English Street, Armagh.
Kirk, William, D.L., Annavale, Keady.
Kirk, William Miller, Dartley, Keady
Lucas, Edward William, Castleshane, Monaghan
Maguire, Denis, Newry.
McClintock, Lieut.-Col. George A., Jocelyn, Fellows' Hall, Tynan.
McGeorge, James, Carmeen, Newry
McKee, Joseph, Markethill.
McMaster, John Walsh, Dunbarton House, Gilford
Molyneux, Sir Capel, Bart., D.L., Castledillon
Nicholson, Joseph, Cranagill House, Loughgall.
Obré, Ralph Smith, Clantilew, Loughgall
Olpherts, William, Loughgall
O'Brien, John, Stackpoole, Parkview, Tandragee.
Palmer, William, Roxborough, Newtownhamilton
Paton, William, Charlemont Place, Armagh.
Prentice, Henry Leslie, D.L., Caledon.
Quinn, Peter, The Agency, Loughbrickland
Reid, William, Portadown.
Reilly, John Temple, Scarva House, Loughbrickland.
Shillington, Thomas A., Tavanagh House, Portadown.
Simpson, Col. Thomas, Ballyards House, Armagh
Stanley, Charles, Roughan Park, Dungannon

Stronge, Col. Sir James Matthew, Bart., M.P., D.L., Tynan Abbey.
Synnot, Marcus, D.L., Ballymoyer, Newtownhamilton.
Synnot, Parker George, Lurgana, Newtownhamilton.
Templer, Robert B., Edenvilla, Loughgall
Tenison, Thomas Joseph, Port Nelligan, Tynan.
Verner, Col. Sir William, Bart., M.P., D.L., Churchhill, Verner's Bridge, Moy.
Verner, Wm. jun., Churchhill, Verner's Bridge, Moy.
Wann, William, Markethill.
Watson, Francis, Lakeview, Lurgan
Winder, John Gervais, Armagh
Woodhouse, John Obins, Omeath Park

Resident Magistrate

Miller, William M., Armagh.

County Officers

Clerk of the Crown and Clerk of the Peace (1832), Leonard Dobbin, English Street, Armagh and 27 Gardiner's Place, Dublin.
Deputy - J. McKinstry, St. Mark's Place, Armagh.
Crown Solicitor - John Kilkelly, 46 Upper Mount Street, Dublin.
Sessional Court Solicitor - J. McKinstry, jun. (1850), Armagh.
Treasurer - Acheson, St. George (1854), Woodpark, Tynan.
Secretary to the Grand Jury - John Gervais Winder (1846), English Street, Armagh.
County Surveyor - Henry Davison, Melbourne Terrace, Armagh.
Sub-Sheriff - William Hardy, Armagh.
Sheriff's Returning Officer - Henry C. Stephens, 72 Aungier Street, Dublin.
Coroners - Joshua Michael Magee, Newry; Thomas George Peel, Armagh; Edward D. Atkinson, Tandragee.

Stamp Distributor

Head Distributor for the County - T. A. Prentice, Esq., Scotch Street, Armagh.

Armagh Light Infantry {75} - Facings, Grey

Hon. Colonel - Hon. Edward Brownlow
Lieutenant-Colonel - William Cross, late Captain, 68th Foot
Majors - Edward Stanley; Earl of Gosford
Captains - John Smith; William Paton, late Lieutenant E.I.S.; W. C. O'B. Tenison; Wm. Mayne; John A. Donnelly; J. D. Latouche
Lieutenants - Edward V. Ryan; John H. Parnell
Paymaster -
Adjutant - W. W. Bond, late Capt. 4th Foot
Quartermaster - William Henry Barker
Surgeon - J. Marshall Lynn.
Assistant Surgeon - P. Lavery

Armagh Artillery {2} - Facings, Scarlet

Captain -
Surgeon - James King

Constabulary Officers

County Inspector - William Henry St. Leger, Armagh

Sub. Inspector's Stations

Armagh - John Byrne
Ballybot , Newry - George G. Black
Crossmaglen - Gordon Holmes
Newtownhamilton - William B. Minchin
Portadown - Andrew Nunan

Barony Cess. Collectors

Armagh - William Clarke.
Fews, Lower - H. Atkinson.
Fews, Lower - John Maclean.
O'Neiland, East - Robert Calvert.
O'Neiland, West - Nathaniel Greer.
Orior, Lower - W. B. Bennett.
Orior, Upper - Thomas Rantin.
Tureny - William Gamble, jun.

County Jail, Armagh

The Board of Superintendence meets the second Saturday of every month.
Local Inspector - John McKinstry
Protestant Chaplain - Rev. Robert J. Shaw
Presbyterian Chaplain - Rev. William Henderson, Greenfield Manse, Armagh
Roman Catholic Chaplain - Rev. J. Rafferty
Surgeon - Alexander Robinson, M.D.
Apothecary - James Armstrong
Governor - John McCutcheon.


          Cavan, an inland County in the Province of Ulster, comprising an area of 746 square miles, or 477,360 acres, of which 375,473 are arable, 71,918 uncultivated, 7,325 in plantations, 502 in towns, and 22,142 under water. The surface is undulating with mountainous ranges in the North. There are indications of coal, iron, copper and lead, and numerous mineral springs, particularly that of Swanlinbar. The soil is light and poor, except along the courses of the rivers. Lakes are numerous - many highly picturesque. The population in 1851 was 174,071; and in 1861, 153,906.  The occupations are chiefly agricultural. The linen trade was carried on here extensively, and there are many bleach-greens. The principal towns are Cavan, Cootehill and Belturbet. The county returns two members to Parliament; constituency in 1864, 6,304. Assizes are held in Cavan, where the County Prison is. There are Bridewells at Bailieborough, Ballyconnell and Cootehill; Quarter Sessions are held there, as also in Cavan. The County Infirmary is in Cavan. The Union Workhouses are at Cavan, Bailieborough, Cootehill and Bawnboy. There are Barracks in Cavan and Belturbet. The head quarters of the Constabulary force are at Cavan. The net annual value of property, under the Tenement Valuation Act, is £268,828.

Lieutenant and Custos Rotulorum - The Marquis of Headfort (1831), K.St.P., Virginia Park, County Cavan, and Headfort, Kells, County Meath.

Vice-Lieutenant - James Arthur Dease, Esq., Turbotston, Coole, County Westmeath and Orangefield, County Cavan.

High-Sheriff (1868) - R. Coote, Esq., Bellamont Forrest, Cootehill

Members for County - Lieutenant-Colonel the Hon. Hugh Annesley, (1857), Castlewellan, County Down & Carlton Club, London; Edward Jas. Saunderson (1865), Castle Saunderson, Belturbet

Deputy Lieutenants

Burrowes, Robert, Stradone House.
Butler, Hon. H. Cavendish, Innishrath, Lisnaskea.
Clements, Lieut.-Colonel Henry Thos., Ashfield, Cootehill.
Dease, James Arthur, Turbotston, Coole, County Westmeath.
Dease, Matthew O'Reilly, Dee Farm, Dunleer
Farnham, Lord, K. P., Farnham.
Hamilton, James, Castlehamilton, Killeshandra.
Humphreys,  Wm., Ballyhaise House, Ballyhaise.
Maxwell, Hon. R. T., Fortland, Mount Nugent.
O'Reilly, A., Baltrasna, Oldcastle.
Quinn, Lord G., Headfort, Kells.
Vernon, John Edward, Mount Merrion, Stillorgan; Erne Hill, Belturbet
Young, Right Hon. Sir J., Bart, of Bailieboro' Castle
Chairman of Quarter Sessions - Loftus Henry Bland (1865), 33 Merrion Square North, Dublin


Adams, Charles Stewart, Ashfield, Kingscourt
Adams, J. H., Northlands, Shircock, Carrickmacross.
Adams, Benjamin S., Shinan House, Shircock.
Babington, Wm., Fortview, Cavan.
Batterby, Geo., Q.C., Loughbawn, Collinstown.
Battersby, Thomas, Newcastle House, Oldcastle.
Bective, Lieut-Colonel the Earl of, M.P., The Park, Virginia.
Benison, James, Garvarry Lodge, Ballyconnell.
Benison, John Joseph, Ballyconnell.
Beresford, George De la Poer, Awbawn, Killeshandra
Bracken, James, Toam House, Blacklion
Brady, John, Clones
Bredin, E. R., Cavan.
Burrowes, R., D.L., Stradone House.
Butler, Hon. H. C., D.L., Innisrath
Challoner, Richard, Kingsfort, Moynalty
Clements, Lieut.-Col. H. T., D.L., Ashfield, Cootehill.
Clements, T. Henry, Rakenny, Tullavin.
Coote, Richard, Bellamont Forrest, Cootehill
Cumming, Robert John, Crover, Mount Nugent.
Dease, J. A., D.L., Turbotston, Castlepollard; Orangefield, Cavan
Dease, M. O'R., D.L., Dee Farm, Dunleer.
Dickson, Joseph, Ballfree, Ashford
Dickson, R. S., Bailieborough.
Enniskillen, Earl of, Florence Court.
Erskine, Robert, Cavan.
Farnham, Lord, D.L., K.P., Farnham.
Finlay, David, Croghan House, Killeshandra
Finlay, J., Brackley, Bawnboy.
Finlay, Sir Thomas, Bawnboy.
Fitzpatrick, Rev. F., Virginia
Fitzpatrick, Rev. Frederick, jun., Cloone, Mobill, County Leitrim
Garvagh, Lord, Garvagh House
Godley, Archibald, Killygar, Belturbet
Greville-Nugent, Col. F. S., M.P., Clonyn Castle, Devlin.
Hamilton, J., D.L., Castlehamilton, Killeshandra.
Hughes, Hon. Baron, Aughnacliff, Cavan and Dublin.
Humphreys, Armitage E., Lisagoan, Ballyhaise
Humphreys, William, D.L., Ballyhaise House.
Johnston, T., Grangemore, Raheny, County Dublin.
Jones, D. F., Nahilla, Belturbet.
Jones, T. H. M., Moneyglass.
Ker, A. A. M., Newbliss House.
Knipe, T. F., Belturbet.
Lawder, Rev. M. N., Gresson House, Swanlinbar
L'Estrange, G. Henry, Bawnboy
Litton, John, Newtownbutler.
Lynch, John B., Roebuck
Madden, John, Hilton Park, Clones
Maguire, Edward, Gortoral House, Swanlinbar.
Maxwell, Hon. R. T., D.L., Fortland, Mount Nugent.
Mayne, Richard, Glynch House, Newbliss
Minnitt, R. A., Derrygooney Lodge, Ballybay.
Montgomery, N., Cullies, Cavan.
Moorehead, Samuel R., Fortwilliam, Cootehill.
Murray, William, Cootehill.
McManus, Eugene, Lakeview, Gowna
McManus, John, jun., Gurteen House, Edgeworthstown.
Nesbitt, J. A., Forthill, Drumasladdy.
Nugent, Richard, Gloucester Terrace, Belgravia, London
Nugent, E. Robert, Bobsgrove, Mount Nugent.

O'Brien, R. F., Rockfield, Cavan.
O'Connor, Mathew Richard Weld, Viewmount, Longford
O'Reilly, Anthony, D.L., Baltrasna, Oldcastle.
Phillips, M., Glenview, Belturbet.
Pratt, Mervyn, Cabra Castle, Kingscourt.
Roe, Captain Geo. Noble, Ballyconnell
Rogers, John, Belturbet.
Ruxton, W., Ardee House, Ardee.
Sankey, Alex. J. W., Fort Frederick, Virginia
Saunderson, Edward James, Castle Saunderson, Belturbet.
Saunderson, L. B. T., Drumkeen House, Cavan
Smith, W., Drumhell House, Cavan.
Story, James, Ture, Belturbet.
Story, Joseph, Bingfield, Crossdoney.
Tatlow, J. G., Leggelan, Crossdoney.
Thompson, T., Fort Lodge, Cavan.
Tottenham, Arthur Loftus, Glenfarne Hall, Enniskillen
Townley, John, Tullyvin House, Cootehill
Venables, Rev. E. B. W., Redhills.
Vernon, J. E., D.L., Stillorgan and Erne Hill, Belturbet.
Vesey, G. W., Derrabard House, Omagh.
Walker, Captain Alexander, Gore Port, Finea, County Westmeath.
Young, Right Hon. Sir J., Bart, D.L., Bailieborough Castle.

Resident Magistrate

Keogh, Lieut.-Colonel John H., Killeshandra

County Officers

Clerk of Crown - H. J. Rae, Esq. (1859), 41 Leeson Park, Dublin
Clerk of Peace - G. T. Dalton (1835), Cavan
Deputy - P. Caffrey, Cavan.
Crown Solicitor - John D. Garde (1865), 14 North Great George's Street, Dublin.
Sessional Crown Solicitor - B. Armstrong, Kingscourt and 25 North Great George Street, Dublin.
Treasurer - S. Moore, (1841), Cavan.
Secretary to Grand Jury - John G. Tatlow, J.P. (1860), Leggelan, Crossdoney and Courthouse, Cavan.
County Surveyor - Alfred Gahan (1847), Cavan.
Sub-Sheriff - Ralph Harman
Coroners - J. McFadden, M.D., Cootehill;  James Berry, Sandville, Ardlougher;  William Pollock, Ballina
Head Stamp Distributor for County - Patrick McGinn, Enniskillen.

Cavan Light Infantry {101} - Facings, Black

Lieutenant-Colonel Commandant - Earl of Bective.
Majors - H. L. Saunderson, late Captain 66th Foot;  Samuel Moore.
Captains - Michael Phillips, Henry D. Edwards, Gerald R. Dease, R. J. Cuming, James Berry, Edward J. Saunderson, Edward R. Nugent, James Kerr, John B. Lynch
Lieutenants - John B. Laffere, Robert Bell Booth, D. J. C. Jones
Paymaster - James Robinson, late Captain 50th Foot.
Adjutant - N. Gosselin, late captain 23rd Foot.
Quartermaster - William Chinnery
Surgeon - William Malcolmson.
Assistant-Surgeon - Mark Moore

Constabulary Officers

County Inspector - D. Patton, Cavan.

Sub-Inspectors' Stations

Arva - Thomas Murphy
Bailieborough - Archd. E. O. Hayes.
Ballyjamesduff - Henry Ware.
Belturbet - William Houston Matthew.
Cavan - Robert Fausset
Cootehill - Samuel B. Rodger
Killeshandra - H. W. Smith
Swanlinbar - Daniel Connor.

Barony Cess Collectors

Castlerahan - Arnold Porter, Ballyjamesduff.
Clonkee - John Bartley, jun., Bailieborough.
Clonmahen - James Reilly, Lacken.
Loughtee Upper - T. Reilly, Butlersbridge.
Loughtee Lower - James Fegan, Swellan
Tullygarvey - R. Bowden, Cootehill.
Tullyhaw - Rich. Netterfield, jun., Ballyconnell.
Tullyhunco - Robert Davis, Killeshandra.

County Jail, Cavan

Inspector - Theophilus Thompson.
Episcopalian Chaplain - Rev. J. C. Moore
Presbyterian Chaplain - Rev. James Carson
Roman Catholic Chaplain - Rev. Patk. E. Smith
Physician and Surgeon - Andw. Mease, M.B.
Apothecary - William Brice
Governor - George R. Gallogly.

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