Local Studies Department
Celbridge Poor Law Union - April 9th, 1842
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Poor Law Intelligence - Celbridge Poor Law Union
The following is a list of the newly elected Guardians for this Union. Celbridge has since the formation of the Union been a pattern to many others, in the manner the elections have been conducted and the good feeling that exists between all parties. It will be perceived by the following list that none but men of wealth and respectability have been elected.
Celbridge - Richard Maunsell and Henry Baker, Esqrs.
Straffan - Hugh Barton, Esq.
Lucan - Thomas R. Needham, Esq., Major Wills.
Clonsella - Thomas Wellan, Esq.
Saggard - John James Verschoyle, Esq.
Maynooth - Bartholomew Ellis, Thomas Donohoe, Esqrs.
Leixlip - Daniel Simmonds, Esq.
Donadea - William Coates, Esq.
Donacumpher - Henry Hobart, Esq.
Kilcock - John Aylmer, Edward Colgan, Esqs.
Rathcoole - James Shiel, Esq.
Roddenstown - Councellor Arabin
Cloncurry - Henry Colgan, Esq.
Balraheen - Gerald Aylmer, Esq.
New Castle - Joseph Moore, Esq.
Naas Union - Election of Guardians.
The following persons have been publicly declared to be duly elected to fill the office of Poor Law Guardians, for the different divisions of the Naas Union.
Kill - Thomas Flanagan - Broguestown
Bodenstown - Benjamin Reid - Prospect
Naas - Patrick Lyon - Craddockstown, Terence McDonald - Jigginstown, James Murphy - Naas.
Rathmore - Bryan Dunne - Rathmore
Killashee - James Fitzpatrick - Newland
Carnalway - James Lawler - Rochestown mill
Gilltown - Patrick Ennis - Grangebeg
Kilcullen - John Doyle - Old Kilcullen
Usk - Anthony Cooper - Kilgowan
Clane - Charles White - Kilmurray
Timahoe - William Farrell - Staplestown, Michael Connor - Ballinafa
Downings - John Nevin - Prosperous
Caragh - Michael Tracy - Halverstown
Kilmeague - Robert White - Robertstown, James Dowling - Allenwood
Rathirnan - William Ryan - Ballymany
Old Connell - Nicholas Kearney - Mooretown
Newbridge - Cornelius Hannen - Kilbelan
Moorefield - Owen Conlan - Pollardstown
Kildare - Michael Lee and William Lee - Kildare
Ballysax - William Dunne Esq. - Tully house
Ballymore Eustace - Terence Quinn - Ballymore Eustace, Michael McCann - Ballymore Eustace.
Blessington - John Finnemore Esq., J.P. - Ballyward, George Robinson M.D. - Blessington.
Boystown - Lieut. - Colonel Henry Smith, Baltibeg, Chairman of the Board - Edward Beauman Esq., Ex-Officio Guardian, Fornaughts, Naas; Vice Chairman - M.C.C. Roberts Esq., Ex-Officio Guardian, Sallymount, Kilcullen; Deputy Vice Chairman - William Dunne Esq., Tully house, Kildare.