Lurgan Coat of Arms The Armagh Guardian

2 July, 1849  


WHEREAS, a Meeting of the House holders of said Town, was held pursuant to Notice, on Monday, the 2nd day of July, Inst., in the the Court-House, for the purpose of Electing Fourteen Commissioners, to serve for the Three Years next ending the 31st day of July, 1852, in pursuance of the Act of Parliament the 9th Geo. the 4th, Chapter 82, intituled "An Act to make Provision for the Lighting, Cleansing, and Watching of Cities, Towns Corporate, and Market Towns in Ireland, in certain cases.

AND WHEREAS, at said Meeting, the following Fourteen Inhabitants, being legally qualified, were duly proposed and seconded as fit and proper persons to be Elected, and no other persons having been nominated, they were accordingly duly Elected Commissioners for the Three Years next ensuing the 31st day of July, 1849:

1 Mr. James Anderson,
2 Mr. John Girdwood
3 Mr. Joseph Murphy
4 Mr. John Campbell
5 Mr. John Capper
6 Mr. Henry Cuppage
7 Mr. Arthur Donnelly
8 Mr. John Cuppage, Esq
9 Mr. Henry W. Reilly,
10 Mr. John Gilbert
11 Mr. John Douglass
12 Mr. George Lockhart
13 Mr. George May
14 Mr. John M'Comb

Now I, as Chairman of the present Commissioners, presiding at said Meeting and Election, do hereby give Notice, that I have appointed Monday, the 16th day of July, Inst., at the hour of 12 o'clock, noon at the Court- House, in Lurgan, for the said Fourteen Persons so Elected Commissioners, to assemble and take the Solemn Declaration of Office prescribed by the said Act, and that of the 5th and 6th Wm. the 4th, Chap. 62.

Dated at Lurgan, this 2nd day of July, 1849.


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