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61126 Flannery Constable Dennis - 1826 4 October Newcastle SG
Appointed constable in room of John Brown who was dismissed

182075 Flannery Constable Dennis - 12 September 1826 Newcastle NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825, 1826-1827 (Ancestry)
Robert Young, in government service, charged with having property in his house knowing it to be stolen....Chief Constable George Muir states - I had an information that some silver tea spoons stolen from Mr. Williams were in the possession of the prisoner, I searched his house yesterday in the morning but could not find them. I again went in the afternoon and in the prisoners garden on digging round some geraniums, I found four tea spoons. They were wrapt in a rag and tied with shoemaker s waxed thread. The four spoons now before the court together with the rage they were wrapt in are those I found. The prisoner is a shoemaker and works at the trade. Francis McNamara, a constables - states Last Sunday morning I was at the prisoner s house; his wife brought four tea spoons from a bedroom and asked if a name was not marked on the spoons. I examined them and said saw F.W. on two of them; at breakfast time I again saw them in use but the initials were then defaced from the two I had seen in the morning; in the course of the day I asked Riley the constable whether he had heard of any spoons being stolen; he told me some spoons had been stolen from Mr. Williams. Mr. Muir having asked me yesterday what I knew of the business I told him what I have now stated. The spoons now before the court are those I saw at Young s house; the initials I saw on the two spoons before they were defaced were the same as on two tea spoons now produced by Mr. Williams. When I saw the spoons on the breakfast table Young was in the room sitting by the fire. Constable Dennis Flannery states - three or four times last week and on Sunday last, I saw silver tea spoons as I took them to be on the table at Young s house. I have breakfast at Young s when the spoons were used. The spoons now in court are those I saw at Young s house. Francis Williams Being states - I had six silver tea spoons made at Sydney some years since; they had my crest and initials on them. Four of them were kept in a trunk at my cottage, the other two were in daily use; about the end of July last the four spoons were missed from the trunk and I had no doubt at the time they had been stolen by a boy who lived in the house. I did not make any immediate effort to recover them. The prisoner in his defence states - My wife and I have recently disagreed and she is about to leave me and I am persuaded she would do everything in her power to do me an injury; I know nothing of the spoons being in my house. My wife had not been long from Sydney. She brought a good deal of property with her and even if I had noticed the spoons which I did not, I should have supposed she had brought them with her. She wants me to be sent to Port Macquarie in order that she and her friends may possess themselves of the little property I have, by hard labour and honest industry, accumulated. Robert Young sentenced to three years addition to his former sentence of transportation, which expires July 1828

182215 Flannery Constable Dennis - 6 November 1826 Newcastle NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825, 1826-1827 (Ancestry)
James Longbottom, Patrick Simpson per Ann and Amelia, Timothy Duffy, per ship Countess of Harcourt, William Pitt per ship Henry, and Samuel Stapleton per ship Asia, all in government service, charged with gambling. Constable William Turvey, states - I was informed by James Wilkins (late overseer of the gaol gang) yesterday, that there were several men in a hut in St. Patricks Street, gambling. Wilkins appeared to be in liquor at the time. Mr. Muir was immediately informed of what Wilkins had told me. Mr. Muir and a constable lost no time in going to the house pointed out. Chief Constable George Muir states - I was informed yesterday of some prisoners being in a hut gambling; I went immediately thither; I found several persons in the hut, but did not see any appearance of gambling. On leaving the house, I met Wilkins who named the prisoners now before the court as the gamblers. James Wilkins states - I saw all the prisoners now before the court gambling yesterday; I looked in at the window of the hut where they were, four of them were actually at play and Longbottom was watching. There were other persons in the hut. They were throwing up halfpence. The prisoners generally deny the charge - call Dennis Flannery, constable, states - Wilkins told me yesterday that when he pointed out the gamblers to the Chief Constable, he was so drunk he did not know what he was about......All the prisoners acquitted of the charge except Stapleton who is ordered to be lumbered four successive Saturdays on account of his being in a hut not his own residence.

182393 Flannery Constable Dennis - 20 February 1827 Newcastle NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825, 1826-1827 (Ancestry)
Patrick Boyle per ship Mangles, in government service, charged with drunkenness. Dennis Flannery, a constable states - I met the prisoner a short time since in the street, he was drunk. Two men were trying to convey him to his quarters, he would not go and was very noise. Patrick Boyle sentenced to 25 lashes

182401 Flannery Constable Dennis - 21 February 1827 Newcastle NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825, 1826-1827 (Ancestry)
Thomas Gore, free by servitude; Owen Henshaw, free by servitude; and Johanna Lane in the service of government all charged with assaulting a constable in the execution of his duty. Constable Francis MacNamara, states - Yesterday I was on duty at the Watch house when Captain Wright sent for a constable. I attended to his summons and found him near the residence of Robert Young in a small land leading to the skilling of a cottage adjoining. Henshaw was standing near. Capt. Wright asked me if I knew that Henshaw was a free man. I could not tell. At the same time I observed a piece of paper in Henshaw hand which looked like a Certificate. I asked to look at it, he replied he would be damned if he showed it to me or any other man. I told him I should be under the necessity of conveying him to the watch house. He retreated saying he would knock the bloody eyes out of any person who might attempt to take him there. That if there were sixteen of us he would beat us - At this time he was stripped of all but his trousers and shoes. He was in that state when I first saw him; Johanna Lane begged him to show his Certificate to Capt. Wright which he did upon which that Gentleman went away. I then desired the woman to go into the house. She did not go. I then asked Henshaw where he resided. He replied I need not care. He then added - You said a while ago you would take me to the watch house. I replied Yes. He then said he would punch my bloody eyes out. I told him if I should find him in the street in the state he was therein I would take him there upon which he pushed past me into the street and returning struck me at which time Gore who was then present seized me behind and held me whilst Henshaw struck me. I called for assistance and on Flannery coming and laying hold of Henshaw, Henshaw struck him and tore his clothes. There was a struggle and Henshaw was thrown. I was assisting Flannery to get Henshaws hold of him loosed when Johanna Lane came and struck me and kicked me away from Henshaw. We succeeded in conveying Henshaw and the woman to the watch house. Soon after Gore came there to see them. I permitted him to enter and I kept him upon which he became very riotous and tore part of the watch house down. Dennis Flannery a constable, states - I went yesterday to the assistance of the last witness. ON my laying hold of Henshaw to convey him to the watch house he struck me and tore my hat, waistcoat and shirt, Gore was not there when I went to McNamaras assistance; I saw Johanna Lane strike McNamara. We took both of them to the watch house. Gore came there afterwards and was very riotous and tore down some of the slabs of the building; the woman was not drunk but Henshaw and Gore were very much so. The charge of drunkenness admitted by the men. Johanna Lane denies having committed any violence on the constables, they were ill-treating Henshaw and she interposed to prevent it. Ordered - Thomas Gore and Owen Henshaw fined one dollar each or to be placed in the stocks for two hours for the offence of drunkenness. Further ordered to find security to keep the peace for one year, themselves in 10 pounds each and two sureties each for five pounds each. Johanna Lane was sentenced to 14 days solitary confinement. Fine paid by Owen Henshaw

64588 Flannery Denis Prince Regent 1824 1830 24 April Newcastle SG
Obtained ticket of leave

111108 Flannery Denis Prince Regent 1824 1831 21 June - SG
Granted Certificate of Freedom

176567 Flannery Denis Prince Regent 1824 1824 Newcastle district Newcastle (Hunter River) Population Book, 1824 - Ancestry
Born c. 1795. Assigned to Standish Lawrence Harris

111105 Flannery Dennis Prince Regent 1824 1835 3 January Newcastle gaol NGE
Labourer from Tipperary. Admitted to Newcastle gaol from Maitland under committal for trial at the Supreme Court. Sent to Sydney Gaol 4th January

166371 Flannery Dennis Prince Regent 1824 16 March 1835 Newcastle Application to Marry
Dennis Flannery age 36 arrived per 'Prince Regent', application to marry Ann Wilkinson (or Moore) age 27 arrived per 'Sovereign'

182060 Flannery Dennis Prince Regent 1824 1 September 1826 Newcastle NSW Courts Magistrates, Newcastle Police Court: 1823-1825, 1826-1827 (Ancestry)
Dennis Flannery per ship Prince Regent, sworn constable in the room of Constable Brown, dismissed. Appointment to take place from 1st September 1826

100730 Flannery (Flanery) Constable Denis - 1827 June Newcastle Register Book of Christ Church Cathedral, Newcastle p.4
Witness at the marriage of John McGloglin and Rose McCormack