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Grand Jury Presentments

Grand Jury  Presentments in the Manor of Killultagh in Blaris parish were held twice a year.

It was composed of a jury, the tenants of the manor who tax themselves for repairs

of by-roads and for other purposes.

The seneschal was William Gregg Esq. and the foreman was Thomas J. Smyth Esq.

the secretary was Hale OFlaherty.

19th September 1835

1. To the treasurer of the Fever Hospital to purchase a cupping machine and stomach pump; to be levied off the manor

2. to the treasurer of the Fever Hospital for its benefit; to be levied off the manor

3. to Mr Ward & Mr Harlin to make and pave the side path round the market square, Lisburn & to fill up and level the water table from the late John Smyth's door round the market house in the south to the east wing; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £10

4. to Mr Reid, Mr Mack & Mr John Woods- to repair 56 perches from the centre of the bridge to corner; to be levied off the manor

5. to Henry Mulholland to repair the quay and the street leading to it from Bridge Street, Lisburn; to be levied off the manor

6. to Henry Bell and James Stewart to fill up the ruts in Antrim Lane; to be levied off the manor £2.10.

7. to William Gregg Esq. to get hand bills printed and to pay for advertisements for the grain market on Saturdays; to be levied off the manor £1.10.0

8. to the treasurer of the nightly watch committee for the support of that institution up to 26th August 1836; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £56

9. to the treasurer of the watch committee to purchase coats for the watch-men of the winter nights; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £10

10.to John Sitherwood for an arrear of salary due to him at last leet and then taken off in error; to be levied off the manor £1.14.0

11. to Mr Ward for collecting the manor charge etc. per account; to be levied off the manor £13.6.0

12. To Denis Kennedy for taking care of the butter market; to be levied off the manor £1

13 to William Gregg Esq. for repairs on the weighbridge and other repairs on the market; to be levied off the manor £10

14. To Denis Kennedy for keeping pigs and beggars off the streets of Lisburn; to be levied off the manor £4

15. To Denis Kennedy, as town crier; to be levied off the manor £ 2.2.0

16. To H.T. Higginson Esq. for getting the pump in Pump Lane taken care of; to be levied off the town of Lisburn 15 shillings

17. To Joseph Thornton for ringing the market bell; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £1

18. To Joseph Thornton for winding up the town clock; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £1.10.0

19. To John Sitherwood, for keeping the town clocks in repair and winding up the market house clock; to be levied off the manor £ 4.10.0

20. To the treasurer, William Whitla Esq. for 6 month's salary; to be levied off the manor which sum he always transfers to the poor £10

21. To the secretary for 6 month's salary; to be levied off the manor £5

22. To Mr Henry Mulholland for taking care of the chain at the quay ; to be levied off the manor 10 shillings

23. To John Dowdall for taking care of the butter market, Lisburn; to be levied off the manor £2.10.0

24. To William Chapman for taking care of the pump in Pump Lane; to be levied off the town of Lisburn 5 shillings

25. To Daniel Magee for summoning the jury of Lisburn and Lissue, to be levied off the manor, 10 shillings. The applotters were Samuel and Thomas Young ; appraisers were William Hodgen and Samuel Young.

26. To John Cannon for taking care of and keeping the court house clean; to be levied off the manor £1

27. To John Cannon for keeping the market house open and clear of carts etc.; to be levied off the manor £1

28. To William Close for taking care of the meat market, Lisburn ; to be levied off the manor £2

29. To William Gregg Esquire, to pay 6 men for taking care of and enforcing the regulations of the market and for their attendance at Glenavy Fair, to be levies off the manor, £14.

30. To William Gregg to keep the fire engines in repair and for working it, to be levied off the town of Lisburn, £4.

31. To the seneschal for money he has to pay for weights and measures for the manor as required by the act; to be levied off the manor £27.10.

32. To Mr Ward & Mr Mack to continue the curbing of the streets of Lisburn; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £50

33. To John Fleming; to be levied off the manor and paid to John Fleming in full of all demands he has as to the old arrear claimed by him or repairs, he having been examined on oath as to same £7.10.0

 

Grand Jury and Court Leet Proceedings & Presentments in Blaris parish. The seneschal was William Gregg Esq., the foreman was Richard Rollo Haughton Esq.

28th May 1836

1. to the treasurer of the Fever Hospital; to be levied off the manor £52

2. to the treasurer of the Lisburn nightly watch; to be levied off the town of Lisburn for the support of that institution till 25 th March next £ 66

3. to Mr Ward, high constable, for collecting the manor charge and incidental expenses £13

4. to William Gregg Esq for raising & repairing the pavement at the back of the market house in Lisburn; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £7.6.8

5. to William Gregg Esq. and the committee for continuing the curbing of the streets of Lisburn; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £50

6. to William Gregg Esq. to provide 6 coats for the town bailiffs and 2 for Denis Kennedy and John Dowdall; to be levied off the manor £15.15.0

7. to William Gregg Esq. to enable the streets of Lisburn to be kept clean and like sum each half year ;to be levied off the town of Lisburn £ 5.5.0

8.to Messrs. Parker Major & Hugh McCall to repair the grates at the sluice bridge in Lisburn; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £1.

9. to Messrs. Robert Stewart, John Hill and William Whitla to paint, cast and repair the roof of the new market in Lisburn; to be levied off the manor £6.5.0

10. To Mr Bolton to alter the little house in Jackson's Lane by turning the seat from its present situation over the watercourse; to be levied off the town of Lisburn£1.10.0

11. To Mr Gamble to repair the main sewer of Smithfield; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £1

12. To Mr Beatty to lift and repair the bridge leading from Corkin's Lane over the Basin River; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £2.5.0

13.to William Close for taking care of the meat market, Lisburn; to be levied off the manor £3 half yearly

14. To William Gregg Esq. for the half-year's salary of the 6 manor constables for their attendance on the markets and at Glenavy fair and taking care of the fire engines etc.£18.18.0

15. to Dean Stannus, H.T. Higginson Esq. and Mr Robert Stewart to continue sinking a pump in Long Stone, Lisburn, a re-presentment, presented formerly and not paid £10

16. To Christy Welden for keeping the pump in repair; to be levied off the town of Lisburn 15 shillings

17. To the committee of the Fever Hospital to erect pillars and an iron gate at the back of the hospital; to be levied off the manor £6

18. To William Chapman for taking care of the pump in Pump Lane and keeping it in repair; to be levied off the town of Lisburn 10 shillings

19. To Denis Kennedy, his salary as town crier; to be levied off the manor £2.2.0

20 to Joseph Thornton for ringing the market bell; to be levied off the town of Lisburn£1.10.

21. To Joseph Thornton for winding up the town clock; to be levied off the town of Lisburn £1.10.0

22. To John Sitherwood for taking care of the town clocks, keeping them in repair and winding up the market house clock; to be levied off the manor £4

23. To the treasurer William Whitla Esq., his salary; to be levied off the manor (which sum he transfers to the poor) half a year to 1st May, £ 10

24. To the secretary, his salary to be levied off the manor, half a year to 1st May £5

25. To Mr Mulholland, Quay, for taking care of the chain at the quay; to be levied off the manor 10 shillings

26. To John Dowdall for taking care of the butter market of Lisburn; to be levied off the manor £2.10.0

27. To Daniel Magee for summoning the jury of Lisburn and Lissue; to be levied off Lisburn and Lissue 10 shillings

28. To John Cannon for taking care of the court house and keeping it clean; to be levied off the manor £1

29. To John Cannon for keeping the market house open for labourers etc. and clear of carts and cars; to be levied off the manor £1

30. To Mr Whitla to pay printing presentments etc.; to be levied off the manor £2

31. To William Gregg Esq. to pay for keeping the fire engine in repair and for working it; to be levied off the town of Lisburn; £4

32. To Thomas B. Reford and John Turtle to repair and widen Magee's town Lane in Tannyballydonnell, costs to be levied off Lower Ballinderry, £ 5.

33. To Henry Peel and George Higginson to repair that part of the Old Templecormack Road between the burying place and William Maxwell's gate; to be levied off Upper Ballinderry at £2.

38. To John Meares and Francis Hyde, under the inspection of Mr. Watson, to repair the crossroad leading from Brookhill Road to the Church Hill Road, to be levied off Upper Magheragall, £2.

39. To Mathew Watson & Alex Tolerton to repair the lane from Megaberry to Trumery burying ground; to be levied off Magheramesk, £2.10.0; applotters for Magheramesk were Francis Turner & Oliver Hamilton; appraisers Edward Bell & John Belmer;Constable was Bennett Megarry;

40. To William Hill and John Balmer to widen and repair 156 perches of Hill's Lane leading up to the lime kilns and quarries by Balmer's, Glenhead, to be levied off Magheramesk, £2.10.0.

41. To Nathaniel Dickey and John Wardell, to repair the road leading from Mullacarton through Morusk to the new Lurgan Road, to be levied off Lower Magheragall, £5.

42. To John Larmour and James Boyes to put a stone bottom on the new entrance now opened to the Glenavy Mill, to be levied off Lower Glenavy, £ 2.

43. To Harden Byrne and James Johnson to repair the road between Ballinderry Lane end and the mill; to be levied off Upper and Lower Ballinderry £2

44. To Henry Barns and Henry McCorry to repair Derryhanaghan Lane from the main road to Lord Hertford's great moss; to be levied off Aghagallon £ 3

45. ToNathaniel Dickey for gravelling and repairing Buchanan;s hill, to be levied off Lower Magheragall, £3.

46. To Hugh McCaw & David Connor for repairing the road called Lecky's Lane leading from the old meeting house to Moira road; to be levied off Upper Ballinderry £2

47. To John Taylor to repair the lane leading from Keary's house to Ballinderry pound; to be levied off Lower Ballinderry £1

48, to Joseph Corry to repair 1 and a half miles of the road leading through Drumshill and Morusk, commencing near the Low Quarters and ending at Martin's Pipe, to be levied off Lower Magheramesk, £2.

49. To John Turtle and Jacob Douglass to repair the old road leading from John Turtle's to Balney's Bush, to be levied off Magheramesk, £ 2. applotment £7, no deduction

50. To John Larmour to continue the range wall from Glenavy little bridge to William Ferris' house at the entrance of Glenavy Mill, to be levied off Lower Glenavy, £1.

51. To William Watters and John Campbell to repair Kidd's Lane leading from Aghalee to Lisburn; to be levied off Aghalee, Aghagallon and Lower Ballinderry £4

52. To Thomas Boyes and James Culbert to repair the road from Haddock's town to the new road by James Culbert's, to be levies off Lower Ballinderry, £2.

53. To Gaddis Thompson and Sergeant Thompson to repair Thompson's Lane leading through Killuntagh moss; to be levied off Upper Ballinderry £1

54. To John Linn and James Proctor to repair the road leading from Wright's road to McAnally's hill; to be levied off Magheragall £2

55. To Mr Henry Mulholland, Quay, to repair the road leading from Bridge Street, Lisburn to the quay; to be levied off the town of Lisburn£1

56. To John Larmour to repair part of the road leading from the late made Glenavy road and to make a flat pipe, to be levied off Camlin, £ 1.

57. To Denis Kennedy for taking care of the butter market; to be levied off the manor at large £1

 

 


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