1849 March 4 Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England), Sunday, March 4, 1849; Issue 328
 February 21, 1849.
 Samuel COULTER. This is the same Samuel COULTER of Shortstone who was murdered May 3, 1851. He married Mary BAILIE on March 24, 1846 at Barronstown, Co. Louth. They had two sons: John Bailie COULTER b Jun 26, 1848, and was baptised at Creggan Church June 26, 1848. His brother Samuel was an infant at the time of his father's murder. The two brothers famred SHortstone when they grew up.
 Mounthill. There are a number of COULTERs mentioned in the Registry at Creggan Church from Mounthill. Interestingly, there is also a note in the Creggan Church documents that a Samuel COULTER of Mounthill was murdered in February 1849, although it would seem that he was merely injured on this date, but murdered in 1851. There are numerous listings of COULTERs at Mounthill in the PRONI Freeholder records.
 James QUIGLEY. His name appears on the threatening note that appeared on a door overtop a proclamation offering a reward of £80 for information on the attack on Samuel COULTER. (SOURCE: Select Committee on Outrages (Ireland) p185.) The name James QUIGLEY is recorded in the 1854 Griffiths Valuation:
· Leasing land in Drumbilla, Parish of Roche from Sir John S. Robinson Bt.
· Owning two three houses valued at £0.8.0, each of which he leased out.
· Leasing 35 acres at Roche, Parish of Kane; 70 acres at Ednakill, Parish of Roche from John J. Murphy; and 71 acres and a house valued at £3.0.0 in the townland of Roche, Parish of Roche from John J. Murphy.
· Leasing a house and garden on Shore Road in Dundalk valued at £2.5.0 from the Earl of Roden.
· Leasing a house at Charleville, Parish of Strabannan from M. O’Reilly Dease valued at £1.2.0
 Castleroach. I suspect this is in the townland now known as Roche. There is no townland currently named Castleroach. The threatening notice indicated: “James Quigley Roach”.
 Dundalk, 4 miles southeast of Roche.
 Roach, Parish of Roche, CO. Louth
 J.J. BIGGAR, Esq. JP. NOTE: A John J. BIGGER was a landlord with holdings in several townlands. He leased lands from John J. MURPHY at Falmore, Parish of Roche, Co. Louth including a 117 acres of land in three parcels and buildings valued at £28.0.0.
 The assassin. I do not know who he was. There was never a conviction.
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