1779 Dec 24-28


An old white pony has been found upon the lands of Mr. Arthur Oliver[1] of Ballynahonebeg[2], within 1 mile of Armagh, trespassing above two months. Whoever owns said horse may have him by applying to said Arthur Oliver, upon paying the costs of advertising and keeping said horse.

Armagh, December 18, 1779

To be continued three times.


[1] Arthur Oliver This Arthur OLIVER keeps showing up in connection with Joseph, William & Benjamin OLIVER, all sons of William OLIVER. Is he a younger son? A cousin?

[2] Ballynahonebeg, Parish of Lisnadill and now incorporated into the town of Milford.