and the second entry which may be for the same person but no age is

given ?They are the only two entries for CRYAN on the searchable Irish Archive

sitefor Transportation records which gives the document references as

John Cryan ....trial date 20/06/1848  as.......TR 8, P 142

John Cryan....trial date 20/06/1849(document date 24/03/1850)

as.....CRF1850misc2 (2)

I think that possibly these two are the same person and 1849 being a

mistranscription. The second being a reassement after 2 years in


and him not having gone to OZ in 1848...we shal see.

There are also a number of Creans.

 I have not visited the Irish Archives site for a long time and find

that ithas been considerabley updated with lots of interesting tit bits like a

listof school roll books ,info on the 1789 rebellion, and what and where

things are.must goeve



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Politics in Carrick

29 November 1890

On Wednesday night last a meeting was held in the

League room, Carrick-on-Shannon for the purpose of

re-organizing the defunct Branch of the League. Mr

George McCann presided. There were also present-Messrs

John Fox, P. L. G., Timothy Murray, John Guckian, R.

J. Cryan, James Kelly, Denis Cassidy, Thomas Mulheran,

John Watters, J. Carter, M. Hunt, Owen Brennan, James

Noone. Mr Cryan read the following:


43 O’Connell Street Upper

Dublin, 17th Nov., 1890.


“Dear Sir–I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your

letter, the spirit of which does you infinite credit.

I would suggest that a half dozen of the people would

wait on the priests of the parish and ask them to

co-operate in re-organizing the Branch of the League.

A meeting should then be called for the purpose of

enrolling members. As soon as the parish is

sufficiently organized notice should be given that an

election of officers and committee would take place in

which no person could take part without having

qualified by the payment of his subscription in

accordance with the rules, copies of which I enclose

herewith. As soon as I hear that a provisional

committee is formed, and a secretary pro tem

appoinsary.  In conclusion let me point out that it

ted (?) ...I shall forward whatever number of cards of

membership is thought necessary …is most essential

that the priests of the parish should co-operate in

the formation of the Branch as it is a guarantee to

the Organizing Committee that the business of the

Branch will be conducted in a proper and efficient

manner.- Yours faithfully, D. J. Hishon.”


Mr Cryan complained of the shopkeepers of Carrick

absenting themselves after being summoned to attend

here to-night. Things were getting too bad now-a-days

when those shopkeepers refused to join in the National

ranks, and refused to give their co-operation in

forwarding the National movement. They were too

aristocratic to be seen in the company with tradesmen,

but such flunkeyism should not be tolerated. He hoped

his action in the matter met with their approval.


        Mr Murray said that their presence to-night showed

that the League, though dormant for a time, was not as

Balfour said, “a thing of the past.” He regretted that

there was not a fuller attendance of townspeople

present. The country responded nobly to the call of

duty, and he predicted that their meeting to-night

augured well for the success of the branch.


        Mr Kelly–I endorse every word that has been said, and

I hold that it behoves every man worthy of the name of

an Irishman to stand by his country in this crisis.


Mr Murray–It is for a common object we are assembled

here to-night, and every man in town should put his

shoulder to the wheel.


        Messrs Kelly, Watters, Fox, Cryan and Cassidy were

appointed as delegates to wait on the townspeople

Tuesday to enrol themselves in the League.


        Mr Watters asked to be excused, as he collected for

the Tenants’ Defence funds last year.


        Mr Cassidy–There will be no flunkyism here. Let no

one be afraid of the police, or have any cowardice

about them.


        Mr Kelly–This is not the time for cowardice. We can

snap our fingers at the police.


        Delegates were also appointed for the country




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18 August 1889

Boyle Petty Sessions.


A Row about “Poteen.”


        The police charged Joseph Connolly and Batty Cryan of

Breedogue, with fighting on the public street on the

fair day. The defendants had cross-cases against each

other. Mr McDermott appeared for Connolly and Mr

McMorrow for Cryan.


        Cryan was sworn and said – I was in Mr Leyland’s in a

little room off the shop. I went to the right, and

Connolly came in, and sat on the left at another

table. “Well,” he says, “you thief and you robber, are

you going to pay me for the “poteen” whiskey you stole

from me?” I never stole any “poteen” from him. He said

he would take my life if I would not pay him for the

“poteen” whiskey. He had a dreadful weapon of a stick

in his hand. I struck him a nice little blow of a

stick just to keep him quiet (laughter). Mr John

Leyland ordered him out, and told him he was always a

great annoyance in the shop. I went out, and told

three policemen he was after me. They said that they

were not on duty, but would tell me where there was a

policeman on duty. I went down to Mr Phillip’s, and

came back before the policeman. Connolly struck me on

the arm with a stick. I had a little ashplant, and

only I defended myself he would take my life.


        To Mr McDermott–I was sober; I admit I struck the

first blow in the room.


        A boy named John Beirne deposed that he saw Joe

Connolly hit Batty Cryan a “skelp” of a stick. He saw

Cryan defend himself.


        Joe Connolly was examined and said he had some drink

taken that day. After some little arguments in

Leyland’s, Cryan struck him, and he came back and made

a second attempt to strike him.


        To Mr McMorrow–I had a grudge against Cryan; I don’t

like him to tell you honestly (laughter).


        Mr McMorrow–Is that because he appropriated your



        Mr Webb–He is not bound to answer (laughter).


        Pat Gara was examined, and admitted that Connolly

began the argument and Cryan struck first.


        Mr Webb said in consideration of the provocation,

they dismissed both cases.



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7 April 1888

Keash Branch (Co. Sligo)

–At the meeting held on Sunday last, Mr Luke Hannon,

V. P., occupied the chair. He said they all had reason

to lament the sudden death of Andrew Cryan, the

youngest member of their committee, who was snatched

away so suddenly. Few amongst them had done more than

he to serve the National cause. He joined the band at

the age of sixteen years, and soon became the leading

player. He was always ready at the shortest notice

wherever the services of the band were required. He

thought they could all congratulate themselves on the

orderly way the funeral arrangements were carried out.

It was a respectable sight to see. 100 of his brother

Nationalists, all young men, wearing white and green

scarves, marching in processional order, paying him

their last tribute of respect by convoying his remains

to their last resting place in Templevanny. The

following resolution was passed by the committee: –

‘That we avail ourselves of this our earliest

opportunity in expressing our sincere regret for the

death of Andrew Cryan, one of our respected committee,

that we tender to his sorrowing father, brothers and

sisters our deep sympathy in their grief and trouble.’



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3 March 1888

The Morals of Boyle Workhouse – The Sworn Inquiry


On Monday last Capt, Sampson, Local Government Board

Inspector, held a sworn inquiry in the boardroom of

Boyle workhouse regarding the scandal connected with

the birth of an illegitimate child by a woman named

Anne Cryan, who has been an inmate for eleven years,

and who alleged that the schoolmaster was the father.

Dr. Stafford, J. P., Rev. C. O’Malley, P. P….and the

following guardians, Messers P. Mullany, J. Lindsay of

Candon and J. Mulrooney were present during the



        Annie Cryan was sworn and said–I have been an inmate

of Boyle workhouse for 11 years outside the 3rd April

next, I have not been out of the house on any occasion

for the last six years; I was confined of a child on

the 1st February.; the father is Mr Conway, the

schoolmaster; it occurred in May last; I am not

certain about the time; it was about the first week.

It occurred in the schoolroom in the afternoon about

between 6 and 7 o’clock. It occurred twice but not on

the same day.


        When was the first occasion? – In May; I could not

give the date; there was about a week between. The

second occurrence took place in the evening about the

same hour.


        How did you get to the schoolroom? – He asked me up.

I was in the hall after giving out the milk for the

suppers. I was in the hall. He asked me would I go up

to the schoolroom, that he wanted me. I went up. I did

not know at that time the purpose he wanted me for. He

said nothing but took a hold of me. I made no

resistance. I came out to the infirm ward for old

women that I belong to. I never told anyone until the

baby was born.


        How did you get across from the infirm ward to the

schoolroom? – Down the hall and out the halldoor. I

got from the hall to the infirm ward, as the door was

open. I did not see any person in the hall when I

passed through. I used to measure out the milk for the

suppers for the house. I got the milk in the store,

which was open. This young gentleman (Mr Conway) was

in charge of the store giving out the milk. I could no

say where the Master was. If the Master is doing

business in any other place, the schoolmaster takes

the keys and takes charge of the store. He was in

charge on these two nights. I never went to the

hospital or to the body of the house with the milk; a

little girl takes up the milk to the Master’s room.

The doors from the infirm ward to the hall are locked

during the day, but open at supper time. These things

occurred after supper.


        How did you find the doors open when you came back? –

Prayers were going on in the chapel. I did not attend

them on those occasions. I never found the doors open

at any other time, when I wanted to pass in and out of

the hall. After the child was born, I told the Matron

and Mrs French whose the child was. I had two other



        Where were the boys out of the schoolroom on these

nights? – They were at prayers.


        Cross-examined by Mr MacDormot – I am the mother of

two illegitimate children; a man named Davy near

Ballymote was father of both of them. The eldest of

children is 14 years, and is a servant to the Master;

I never help her. I was five years a nurse in the

hospital. I broke my foot it and the Medical officer

did not put me out for being drunk. I’m sure the

Master was in the house the night these things

happened. He might be over here looking at his books.

The schoolmaster never had much conversation with me.

I told him before Christmas at the turfhouse I was so.

He laughed it off in little laugh and he said he would

see me again. He never saw me again and he knows

himself that is the truth. He need not be bringing

anyone in the house into it but himself. The Master

was sick last June. I went up to the Master’s room for

an order for the milk; but if I did his daughter was

there. The Master was in bed, but was not I handed him

the bill, but his daughter. It was Mr Conway sent me

up with the order because it was I knew best, the milk

I gave out. You need not be bringing the Master into

it at all.


        Capt. Sampson (sharply) – Just answer the questions



        Cross-examination resumed – It is about five years

ago since the Matron reported my having got drink in

the Porter’s room. I did not go into prayers on these

nights because I was not good enough to go there.


        Why did you not go that night? – Because he had me

“drawn.” I did not take any supper in the hall as I

was in the ward small. He spoke to me when I was

giving out the milk before the ward supper; he told me

he wanted me. I did not tell Honor McLaughlin I was

bribed to xxx it on him. I do not care what she swears

or what he swears he is the father of it. I told the

Matron it occurred in the women’s yard. I did not want

to be telling them everything.


        Capt. Sampson – Why did you tell them it occurred in

the women’s yard? – I did not like to tell them

anything until it came to the point here.


        Mr MacDermot – When she was making herself up for

this inquiry, she knew she could not give a more

private place than the schoolroom.


        Capt. Sampson – I want to see can she give any

intelligible reason why she invented the yard, and

then changed it to the schoolroom. It appears to me

she cannot.


The witness further stated – The prayers were not

finished when I came back from the schoolroom. The

doors are locked the minute prayers are over. I swear

no extra supplies were sent to me to the hospital

since the child was born.


        Mr MacDermot said he would not examine Mr Conway

until he saw she had corroborative evidence.


Capt. Sampson – The question of the paternity of the

child is not of so much of importance as the question

of how this irregularity occurred.


Mr Mullany as a guardian asked if this was noticed by

anyone or by the officers of the house.


        Capt. Sampson – We have not got to the officers of

the house yet.


        Mr MacDermot – If this women can get no

corroboration, I venture to say you would not believe

her alone.


        Capt. Sampson – That is as regards the paternity of

the child; but the actual fact remains the child was

born in the house. Better get the schoolmaster now,

and let him make his statement.


        Mr Edward Conway was then sworn.


        Cryan – You are taking that oath wrongfully.


        Mr Conway – It is entirely false I had communication

with her.


        Cryan – Certainly.


        Capt. Sampson – Don’t interrupt. You were not



        Mr Conway – I often had to speak to her and give her

directions. I never made any appointment with her in

the milk-store, or any place else. The first time I

heard of any imputation of this sort was the morning

the child was born; I was away at a wedding and came

back that morning. I never spoke to her about the

turfhouse about this.


        Cryan – Certainly you did.


        Capt. Sampson – You must hold your tongue or I will

put you out of the room.


Mr Conway – I always read the prayers when the Master

is out or I have to take out the milk or give out the

suppers for the house. If I had a friend in my room, I

would ask Miss Sheorin to read the prayers. That

seldom occurs. I was absent at home on the 8th May.

The Master was absent two or three nights at the end

of May, and I read the prayers. When the Mater is

absent, after having given out the milk, I give out

the oil, and take the keys of the front house, and

lock them in the porter’s desk. Then I go to the

Master's office, and enter up the hospital books for

the day.


        Capt. Sampson – How is it you enter up the Master’s



        Mr Conway – I would do it to oblige him. There is no

return kept of the days I would do the Master’s duty.

I never go into the schoolroom after supper. There are

always people moving about the hall. She could

possibly go far without being remarked.


        Capt. Sampson – Have you any way of showing where you

were on these particular nights in May?


        Witness – Three or four women in the house attended

the rosary every night. I attended very regularly in

times of special devotion. They won’t be able to prove

to particular dates. I had a conversation in the

presence of the Porter with the Master since this

child was born. He suggested to me it was better for

me to go and throw this woman a £1 and get out of it.

I said she would never get any money from me.


        Capt. Sampson – Is that material?


        Mr MacDermot – I think it is.


        In reply to the Inspector, Dr Stafford said the first

week in May would be correct.


        Miss Cunningham, the matron was sworn and said – The

morning the child was born I asked when did it occur

and she said in June in the women’s yard. I said I did

not believe it could have occurred there, as there

were so many people about. I said it did occur there

after prayers and that it was the schoolmaster. I was

speaking to Mrs French, and she said it could not have

been June. This women then said it might have been May

or June, and was not sure – that she was not well up

in dates. I used to see her every day, and I did not

notice her condition before this.


        Capt. Sampson – It seems extraordinary you did not

notice a thing like that.


Witness – Since this occurrence the women’s doors are

always locked.


As a matter of fact while the people were in at

prayers, any person that liked could ramble about the

house? I never met any of them rambling.


But they could do it if they liked? - I suppose they

could when the door was open. There was no roll call

to see were the people at prayers. This women, was

always in the hall giving out the milk. A great many

of the hospital people come down to prayers. The

inform people get there meals carried to them.


You say the doors were left open during prayers, and

if a woman stood behind she could go about the house

of her own accord? – Yes, until the doors would be

locked; that was always so before I came to the house.

As a rule I always take curfew of the hall when the

inmates are having their supper. I stand by the man

giving out the meals. Sometimes I go into the chapel

with the inmates, or I am about the place. After

prayers the schoolmistress locks the women’s door.

This woman sometimes brought messages to the Master’s

room in the morning. He would send down for her and I

would send her up, and the schoolmaster would do it in

the same way when he would be doing the business.

Seldom I give out the breakfasts.


It seems an extraordinary thing that a woman with two

illegitimate children in the house could wander about

the house without being called to order? – She was a



Her proper position was in the infirm ward, she had no

business to go to the Master’s room and there might

have been a better selection as wardsmaid? – I never

had any fault to find with her, she always behaved

herself very well in the house; she was very clean,

and that was the reason she was brought in to give out

the milk.


To Mr MacDermot – I never saw any intimacy between her

and Mr Conway, or any man coming in or out of the



Mrs French, hospital nurse, swore she was present when

Cryan made the statement to Mrs Cunningham. The child

was full-grown.


Miss Cunningham explained that this woman was selected

as a wardsmaid because she was best of her class.


Capt. Sampson – It was not about her being a nurses I

spoke, but about her being sent up to the Master’s



A tall bold woman named Anne Purcell was called by Mr

MacDermot an sworn. She said- I am 14 months an inmate

here; I spent most of my time in the cookhouse, and

slept here. About this time twelve months, before the

bed bell rung, I saw Anne Cryan coming from the front

house with the Master, and she appeared to be

intoxicated with liquor. He let her out and locked the

door. After being in the laundry he said, “Anne Cryan,

ring the bell.” I said she was there. “Oh, Anne

Purcell,” says he, “ring the bell.” I suppose Anne

Cryan was always in his mind. About the 8th or 9th of

May when the rosary was going on, I saw Anne Cryan

talking with the Master in the schoolroom. Her

daughter was standing there in the hall, and I said,

“what is your mother doing there with the Master?” She

said she wanted clothes from the Master, as they were

going out. Mr Conway was there at the rosary with his



Capt. Sampson – Was the Master under the influence of

drink that night that he locked Anne Cryan outside the



Witness – I could not say he was under the influence

of drink, because I always saw him in the habit of

having some drink taken.


Capt. Sampson asked the Master did he want to ask her

any questions.


The Master said there were never greater falsehoods

sworn. The woman was most vindictive because he

checked her on several occasions.


James Bruen was called as the next witness by Mr

MacDermot, and said – I am porter to Messrs Kennedy

who have a contract for supplying goods to the

workhouse. On one occasion I saw the Mater and this

woman in the milk-store. This woman was leaning over

the churn, and he had his arms around her waist. I

said to him “Mr Kennedy would be blaming me for

delaying.” He said, “All right, James, I will be ready

in a few minutes.”


The Master said he would ask no questions. He wondered

the man would presume to sit there, and swear what he



An old woman named Honor McLaughlin , who is servant

to Mr Conway, swore that a fortnight before this woman

was confined, she said to her not to crush her, as she

was near her confinement, and “of her opinion she

would leave it on the schoolmaster, as she was



Cryan – Wasn’t it lucky I told that to a lunatic like



Mr Philip O’Donnell, the porter, was next examine

briefly as to the entries in his book.


Capt. Sampson – I don’t think that evidence is

important. I will now ask Father O’Malley, the



The Rev. O’Malley, P.P., V. F., was sworn and said he

reported this matter to the guardians. From the

evidence he heard to-day there was an irregularity

with regard to closing the doors during prayer.


Have you had to find fault with any of the officers as

to their conduct or behaviour in the house as chaplain

of the institution? - Yes, I had to find fault with

the Master and with O’Donnell, the porter.


What kind of misconduct to do you attribute to them? –

Drunkenness. It was probably five months ago. I saw

the Master and with O’Donnell, the porter.


Did you see him doing his duty in the house drunk? -

It was not long ago since I saw him worth a

considerable quantity of drink taken but still he was

doing his work. I saw the porter in his room very

incapable from drink on one occasion. I think there

should be a more strict supervision practised with

regard to the attendance of the inmates at night and

morning prayers. I can give no information regard to

this affair; I often saw this women attending her

religious duties.


        Mr Richard (House?) Master, was then sworn. He said

it was the talk of the hose how this women deceived

every one as to her condition. He swore that the

statements of Purcell and Bruen were utterly false.

His daughter was there on the three occasions this

woman came to his room with the account of the milk.

What Father O’Malley swore about him was correct.


Have you any reason or excuse oaf any kind how this

connection between this woman and any man took place

in the house, putting the schoolmaster out of the

question? – Every officer has his pass key, and it

might be used improperly or not; no person can control



        Mr Hall tendered the daughter of Anne Cryan as

writes, but the Inspector would not take her evidence

as against her mother.


        Mr Conway appealed to Mr Odbert, the clerk, as to his



        The Inspector said he knows nothing about his conduct

in the house.


        Cryan – Mr Hall is fairly belied.


        This terminated the inquiry, and the Local Government

board will communicate the result to the guardians.




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14 April 1888

The Master and Porter Called on to Resign.


The following was read: -


                        Local Government Board.

                        Dublin, 6 April 1888.


Sir – I am directed by the Local government Board for

Ireland to inform the Board of Guardians of Boyle

Union that they have received Capt. Sampson’s report

of the inquiry, held by him into a charge of

immorality preferred against the schoolmaster of the

workhouse by an inmate named Anne Cryan, together with

minutes of the evidence taken at the inquiry which are

enclosed for the guardians’ information.  Capt.

Sampson in his report states as follows:-“Anne Cryan,

the woman in question, is the mother of two

illegitimate children and states the schoolmaster is

the father of this child. It appears after the child

was born, she stated both to the Matron and the

hospital nurse that the connection only took place

once in the women’s yard. On, however, their fixing

the time and hour she gave, it would be broad daylight

and almost impossible for it to occur in such a public

place. She afterwards changed the time and place , and

said it occurred twice in the schoolroom. She admits

on oath that the statements she first made are false,

and can offer no reason for having done so.  From the

evidence and the way in which she gave it, I feel

certain she was not stating the truth and that her

evidence cannot be relied on. Mrs McLoughlin , an old

woman, swears she had a conversation with Anne Cryan

before the child was born, and that Anne Cryan told

her she would put it on the schoolmaster, and that she

had been bribed to do so. Mr Conway, the schoolmaster,

is a young man, of very good character, and he denies

on oath all the statements made against him by Anne

Cryan. Taking the previous character of this woman

into consideration, as well as her acknowledgement

that her first statements were false, and there being

absolutely no corroboration, I think she has

altogether failed to establish her charge. The fact,

however, remains that the child was born in the house,

the management of which does not appear to be in a

satisfactory state.”


        The guardians will observe that although Anne Cryan

has failed to prove her charge, there is evidence to

show that the Master has been guilty of great neglect

of duty, and that he not maintained proper discipline

and classification in the establishment. It also

appears that both himself and the Porter are addicted

to habits of intemperance, and that at a recent

occasion the Master was fined at Petty Sessions for

drunkenness on the streets. Under these circumstances

it is quite evidence that these officers are wholly

unfit for their situations, and the Local government

board request that the guardians will call upon them

to send in their resignations at their next meeting.

You are requested to return the minutes of evidence to

this office when done with. – I am Sir your obedient



                        D. J. MacSheahan, Asst. Sec.


        The Master and Porter were called before the board

and informed of the result by the chairman.


        The Master said it was usual for Boards of Guardians

to ask the Local Government Board reconsider their



        Mr O’Brien said he saw from the Herald report that

there only one charge of intemperance proved against

the porter.


        After some discussion Mr Cox proposed the following

which was seconded by Mr Burns: –


As our Master, Mr Hall is a very old officer of this

union for over 25 years, and this being the first

charge preferred against him, also our Porter Mr

O’Donnell, whom the board are also satisfied has

discharged his duties satisfactorily, we trust the

Local Government Board will reconsider their decision,

as these officers have promised they will be more

attentive to their duties in future, and a repetition

of this offence will not occur.


Mr Lindsay proposed and Mr O’Rorke seconded that the

matter be adjourned for the summoned Board on that

day, fortnight.


The voting was: –


For the resolution – Messrs Powell, Burns, Cox, H.

Lawrence – 4.

For the adjournment – Messrs Priest, Mullany, O’Rorke,

O’Brien, Flanagan, Lindsay, Chairman – 7. Mr S.

Lawrence did not vote.




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If anyone is interested in the descendants of Peter CRANE

(transliterated to CREAN in my family) who farmed at Slevoy Wexford ca 1690, please

contact me. With  a lot of help from the Augustinian friars at


and internet friends, I've been able to sort out ten generations in

Ireland, the US, Canada and Australia. Let me know who/if I can help you. 

The CRANE name appears to have died out in Marshalstown, Barrystown and

Ballymitty as most of the male offspring went into the clergy or






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Roscommon Herald Articles No 6

29 April 1893

The Masters Report

The master (Mr Cox) that he lodged to the credit of

the Union during the week the sum of £23 made up as

follows: - Pigs sold, less 2s luck-money, and care and

feeding, 5s, £21 12 0d; Mr John Higgins, expenses in

hospital, 12s; Ellen Kearne, do, £1 1s. There was a

sum of £1 9s 2 due by a man named Martin Cryan,

Edmundstown, for hospital expenses since November

last. The master wrote since to him about it, but had

since got no reply. The boys and girls were out for

exercise during the week. After giving the clerk

instructions as to Cryan's debt,

        The guardians adjourned.




Date:      Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:09:40 +0100 (BST)

From:     Caoimhghin O Croidheain <> | Block Address | Add to Address Book

Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald Articles No 7


31 oct 1896


Boyle Petty Sessions

John Cryan summoned Annie Beirne for the trespass of

four cows on his meadow land on the 5th of October. He

demanded trespass but got abuse instead. It was the

one cow that trespassed four times and he only gave

her up once. A decree for 1s  with 2 s costs was




Date:      Thu, 16 Aug 2001 15:10:33 +0100 (BST)

From:     Caoimhghin O Croidheain <> | Block Address | Add to Address Book

Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald Articles No 8


19 dec 1896


Boyle Board of Guardians

More work for the undertaker

The constabulary of Keash reported that a dog

belonging to Pat Burke of Knocklough had got rabid,

and entering the house of Mary Cryan, of Lurgan, bit

two dogs, which were destroyed. Burke's dog followed

suit, and was certified rabid by Mr Watson V.S.


Date:      Mon, 20 Aug 2001 00:43:20 +0100 (BST)

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Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald 1895


Roscommon Herald 1895


9 Feb

p5 Eastersnow g/y



16 Feb

p2 Boyle Petty Sessions

He Fought and Ran Away

James Cryan



3 Mar

Nat Meeting Deerpark Boyle


James Cryan



30 Mar

Boyle Petty Sessions

p2 The Old Woman and the Young Man


Transfer of License

John Cryan



6 April

[Year on top of page 1893!]

p4 Ad for John Cryan's Pub on Bridge St Boyle



4 May

p2 Meeting in Boyle

The license Trade

John Cryan



6 Jul

[first Supplement]


27 Jul

Boyle School Teachers Association

p5 Mr Cryan and Miss Cryan



Boyle Petty Sessions

Alleged Abusing a Woman

Bridget Cryan

Corp Cryan



7 Sep p4

New large ad for John Cryans pub



21 Sep p5

Licensing Notices

Application by John Cryan for License



19 Oct p5

Boyle Quarter Sessions


John Cryan



9 Nov p1

Boyle Teachers Association

Miss Cryan and Mr Cryan



16 Nov p5

[Boyle Board of Guardians- Eastersnow Church -

Woman living in church]



28 Dec p1

Mr John Cryan

xmas ad for pub



1895 finished


Date:      Mon, 20 Aug 2001 00:44:36 +0100 (BST)

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Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald 1896


Roscommon Herald 1896

1 feb p2

Boyle Teachers Association

Cryan and Cryan (Pension Scheme)



4 Apr P2/3

6th col bottom

Damages for Seduction

John Cryan -Culthacreighton Daughter Catherine Cryan



2 May p3

Keash co sligo

Davitt Band - Article by J M Cryan



13 Jun p1

Antics of Ball Alley Birds

Mary Crane


ALSO p2 3rd col

Assisted Emigration

Ellen Cryan -small article



4 Jul p2

Keash BINL

P. Cryan



ALSO Boyle Board of Guardians

Outdoor relief in Breedogue

Pat Cryan Balinvoher



25 Jul p1

National  Teachers Association


Cryan and Cryan



1 Aug p5

2nd col Annaduff cottage

Cryan contractor



8 aug p1 6th col

He Judged by Touch

Michael Crean



10 aug p5 3rd col

Trespassing on an Evicted Farm

Patrick Cryan [vs rourkes] Ballinultha



oct 3 1896


Eastersnow Cemetery

Bull knocked wall


17 oct 1896


Balintober Petty Sessions

Assault John, Pat Catherine Cryan art


Boyle Quarter Sessions

An Elphin assault case Jury member Peter Cryan,




24 oct 1896


Boyle Teachers Ass.

John Cryan's retirement



31 oct 1896


Boyle Petty Sessions

John Cryan summoned Annie Beirne for the trespass of

four cows on his meadow land on the 5th of October.He

demanded trespass but got abuse instead. It was the

one cow that trespassed four times and he only gave

her up once. A decree for 1s with 2 s costs was




Ballymote to Sligo Quarter Sessions

A bride and her fortune Mary, John Cryan



19 dec 1896


Boyle Board of Guardians More work for the undertaker

The constabulary of Keash reported that a dog

belonging to Pat Burke of Knocklough had got rabid,

and entering the house of Mary Cryan, of Lurgan, bit

two dogs, which were destroyed. Burke's dog followed

suit, and was certified rabid by Mr Watson V.S.



A1 at Cryans [ad] John Cryan


26 dec 1896


Xmas shopping in Boyle

John Cryan


Date:      Mon, 20 Aug 2001 00:46:03 +0100 (BST)

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Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald 1897


Roscommon Herald 1897

2 jan 1897


The grand restaurant

first foto


30 jan 1897


BTA Miss Cryan



1 May 1897


Desecration of graves in Mohill




Death of B. Judge

daughter of Patrick Judge

Merchant of Boyle


8 May 1897

Funeral of Judge with John Cryan of Keash


15 May 1897



James Beirne of Ardmoyle summoned T. Cryan for the

trespass of a pig on the 27 April. He deposed that he

gave the pig up to his sister, and demanded trespass.

Cryan - He never gave the pig up to me, your worship

Mr Bull - We give a decree for 6d and 2s costs.


22 May 1897


Serious assault near Mullaghroe

Pat Cryan



29 May 1897


Boyle Race Meeting abandoned

Mr Cryan [refunded money]



10 Jul 1897


Obit of Pat O’Rourke of Ballinultha


4 Sep 1897


note re illustrations from now on

First illustration of face


18 Sep 1897


Mullaghroe Petty Sessions

Telling what they did

T. Cryan



16 Oct 1897



Michael Cryan



18 Dec 1897

Mullaghroe Petty Sessions


John Cryan





Date:      Mon, 20 Aug 2001 00:46:51 +0100 (BST)

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Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald 1898


Roscommon Herald 1898


29 Jan 1898


Ballymote Petty Sessions

A row on the road from Boyle

John Cryan / Michael Cryan

Roddy Cryan / Batty Breheny / Owen Breheny



5 Feb 1898


Boyle Teachers Ass.

Miss Cryan [Treasurer]



5 Mar 1898

Ballymote Creamery

New Shareholders

Mrs Cryan - Carrigeens



2 Apr 1898


Boyle Board of Guardians

Election of School Master

Edward Cryan of Keash



9 Apr 1898


Boyle Board of Guardians

A hard case

Darby and John Crann



not finished


Date:      Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:48:13 +0100 (BST)

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Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald Articles No 9


Roscommon Herald Articles No 9



15 May 1897



James Beirne of Ardmoyle summoned T. Cryan for the

trespass of a pig on the 27 April. He deposed that he

gave the pig up to his sister, and demanded trespass.

Cryan - He never gave the pig up to me, your worship

Mr Bull - We give a decree for 6d and 2s costs.


Date:      Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:51:46 +0100 (BST)

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Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald Articles No 10


Roscommon Herald Articles No 10


Typed by Lauri Cryan


Sad Death of a Youg Carrick Man    

(Roscommon Herald 4th August 1889)


(From our correspondent)


Patrick Cryan, the young man who three weeks ago, met

with such a melancholy accident when passing the

demesne of Mr Guy Lloyd, D.L. died on Wednesday

evening at his parents' residence, Carrick. The

deceased was suffering from concussion of the brain

caused by the falling of a branch of a tree

during the late storm, and was under the care of Dr.

Kiernan, and was progressing favourably until he

became convulsed and died rather suddenly. Much regret

is felt at his premature death, as the deceased was a

great favourite. On Friday his remains were interred

in Kiltoghert.



Date:      Wed, 29 Aug 2001 16:52:58 +0100 (BST)

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Subject: [Cryan et al.] Roscommon Herald Articles No 11


Roscommon Herald Articles No 11


Typed by Lauri Cryan


Death of Master Luke Cryan                              (Roscommon Herald 5th July



(From our Correspondent)


It would seem incredible, but yet it is a reality,

that that jovial

youth in

his teens is now stilled in death.  His ever beaming

countenance and


disposition had endeared him to his companions in



he spent the major portion of is brief span of life.

After a short illness, he succumbed at his parent's

residence, Carrowrengh, on Monday, June 23rd,

at the age of 17 years.  The deepest sympathy is felt

for his afflicted relatives, and to his esteemed

Father, John Cryan, Esq., P.L.G., we tender

our condolence in his hour of affliction - R.I.P.