Search billions of records on Ancestry.com

back home

Schedule of Convictions made by Her Majesty’s Justices of the Peace within the County of Huron from the December Sessions 1867 to the March Sessions 1868

As published in the Huron Signal, Goderich, Thursday 26th March, 1868

plaintiff

defendant

nature of charge

date of conviction

amount (fine or damages)

remarks

John Broadfoot

Municipality of Grey

sheep killed by dogs

13 Dec 1867

$9.50

To be paid after next Council meeting.

Norman Smith

Donald Matheson &

assault & battery

5 Nov 1867

$5.00

 
 

Alex McLeod &

   

$4.00

 
 

John Edmondson &

   

$1.00

 
 

John Welsh

   

$1.00

 

John Wesley Dobson

Municipality of Grey

sheep killed by dogs

12 Dec 1867

$7.75

To be paid after next Council meeting.

Richard Holmes

Richard Combs

assault

21 Sept 1867

$4.00

Paid Morris twp. Paid cost & acknowledged assault.

Richard Holmes

Peter Ellison

assault

21 Sept 1867

   

Thomas Holmes

Richard Combs

assault

21 Sept 1867

$2.00

Paid Morris twp. Paid cost & acknowledged assault.

Thomas Holmes

Peter Ellison

assault

21 Sept 1867

   

Simon McVittie

Mun. of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

21 Sept 1867

$8.50

Order on Council of Hullett

Thomas Pattinson

Mun. of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

30 Sept 1867

$28.50

Order on Council of Hullett

John Morgan

Mun. of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

4 Nov 1867

$6.00

Order on Council of Hullett

James Blake

Mun. of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

12 Nov 1867

$37.00

Order on Council of Hullett

John Shobbrook

Mun. of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

4 Nov 1867

$7.50

 

John Stewart

Unknown dog

sheep killing

21 Dec 1867

$6.00

Certificate to get paid out of Dog Fund for Grey twp

William Flynn

Robert Flynn

assault

20 Dec 1867

 

Case dismissed for want of proof. Plaintiff paying costs

William Flynn

Robert Flynn

threatening language

21 Dec 1867

 

Bound over to keep the peace.

Robert Flynn

William Flynn

threatening language

21 Dec 1867

 

Bound over to keep the peace.

Richard Fauson

William Saunders

grossly insulting language

31 Dec 1867

 

Case dismissed for want of proof. Plaintiff paying costs

William Mills

Charlotte Hobson

grossly insulting language

30 Dec 1867

$1.00

Not paid, went to gaol for 5 days

Jacob Miller

Joseph Young

assault

4 Jan 1868

$1.00

Paid to the treasurer of Goderich twp

James Smaill, Insp.of Licenses

William Waddington

vending without a license

21 Jan 1868

$20.00

$10 to the town of Goderich and $10 to the informer.

John Mack

John Sherry

servants wages

8 Jan 1868

$10 wages + costs of $2.45

not yet paid

Edward Bennett

James & T. Wattling

selling whiskey on a Sunday

23 Dec 1867

$20 fine + costs of $7.55

$10 to McKillop twp and $10 to prosecutor

James Doryen

Barney Ailey

assault & battery

24 Jan 1868

$5.00

Costs $4.95 paid

James Doryen

Luckess Strugley

assault & battery

24 Jan 1868

$7.00

Costs $4.95 paid

William Hyslop

Thomas Pentland

spoil in real property of Plaintiff

28 Jan 1868

$2.00

 

Jane Marchall

Adam Green

rape

13 Feb 1868

 

Sent over to Spring Assizes

James Maxwell

Municipality of Morris

sheep killed by dogs

14 Feb 1868

$4.00 + costs $3.50

To be paid over to James Maxwell by Municipality of Morris

James McDonough

David Campion

taking illegal toll

23 Jan 1868

$20.00

Appealed

Samuel Pentland

William Hyslop

assault

25 Jan 1868

$4.00

 

James McDonough

David Campion

insulting language

19 Feb 1868

$1.00

 

James McDonough

David Campion

taking illegal toll

23 Feb 1868

$20.00

Appealed

Alex Hover

Joseph Every

wages

2 Feb 1868

$1.36 + costs $3.35

Paid

Alex McAllister

Andrew Whiteford &

illegally detaining a heifer

8 Jan 1868

$2.00 + costs $2.90

Settled by mutual consent, $4.90 paid

 

John Demau

illegally detaining a heifer

     

James Sharp

James McKeeney

cutting timber

20 Feb 1868

 

Settled by parties

Ann Anehle

Huvert Cornell

assault

24 Feb 1868

 

Settled by parties

Robert Smith

Ann Mathison

assault

20 Dec 1867

$1.00

 

William Brewer

Thomas Sandercock

abusive language

20 Dec 1867

$1.00

 

William Guill

John McKenzie

assault

27 Jan 1868

$1.00

Not paid yet

William Guill

Peter McGregor

abusive language

27 Jan 1868

$1.00

 

Roderick Ross

Thomas Potter

assault

12 Feb 1868

 

Dismissed

Patrick Gallagher

Thomas Allen

aggravated assault

6 March 1868

 

Bound over to appear at first Court of competent jurisdiction

Mark Whitely

Edward Hosker

selling liquor after 7 p.m. on Sat.

22 Feb 1868

$20.00

Time given

Mark Whitely

Andrew Donogh

selling liquor after 7 p.m. on Sat.

22 Feb 1868

$20.00

Time given

Mark Whitely

Joseph J. Wright

selling liquor after 7 p.m. on Sat.

22 Feb 1868

$20.00

Time given

Mark Whitely

William Snell

selling liquor after 7 p.m. on Sat.

22 Feb 1868

$20.00

Time given

Mark Whitely

John Donogh

selling liquor after 7 p.m. on Sat.

22 Feb 1868

$20.00

Time given

Isaac Martin

John Stewart

obscene language

6 March 1868

$1.00

 

Alex McKay

Antoine Charon

nonpayment of wages

31 Jan 1868

$6.00 plus costs

 

John Hyndman

Margaret Lamb

leaving employment

3 Feb 1868

$0.50

Fine made low by urgent request of prosecutor

John Dow

R.S. Cunningham

selling intoxicating liquor on Sabbath

15 Jan 1868

$10.00 plus costs

Paid - 1/2 to complainant & 1/2 to Municipality

R.S. Cunningham

John Speirs

perjury

   

Dismissed. Not sufficient evidence.

Charles McCarty

Corporation of Ashfield

sheep killed by dogs

20 Jan 1868

$3.25

Paid

Francis Scott

Corporation of Ashfield

sheep killed by dogs

24 Dec 1867

$3.00

 

Edward Bennett

Thomas & J. Wadling

selling liquor on Sunday

23 Dec 1867

$20.00 + costs $7.55

$10 to Treasurer of McKillop, $10 to informant

John Shobbood

Township of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

21 Dec 1867

$7.00

Paid

James Nichol

A. Taylor

assault

26 Jan 1868

$3.00

Convicting Justice

Francis Schwedhelem

Township of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

6 Jan 1868

$5.50

Paid

Alex McIntosh

Township of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

14 Feb 1868

$30.00

Paid

Henry Taylor

Township of Hullett

sheep killed by dogs

21 Feb 1868

$5.50

Paid

John Underwood

William Cook

nonpayment of wages

29 Jan 1868

order for $3.80

10 days. Paid

Alex Ross

Daniel Bloomfield

driving a pair of horses and sleigh

24 Feb 1868

$20 plus costs

Paid 24th Feb 1868, half to Mun. of Tuckersmith

   

over Mrs. Murdock, the said

   

& half to Mun. of Stephen

   

defendant being drunk at the time.

     

Justices named were: Archibald McDONALD, John LECKIE, Andrew CARRICK, C. MORROW, Thomas HOLMES, George CUNNINGHAM, Donald SCOTT, P. McDONALD, Thomas GIDLEY, Joseph ACHESON, John V. DETLOR, William CASE, Thomas LAMB, Joseph WHITEHEAD, W.W. FARREN, William MOONEY, C. CRABB, Hugh LOVE, George BROWN, Hugh JOHNSTON, Horace HORTON, James SOMERVILLE, William MALLOUGH, John SAVAGE, William GRAHAM, Humphrey SNELL and Charles PARSONS