Wintess Statements on Burning of O'Connor's House, April 1880

Province of Ontario
Country of Middlesex
To Wit

Informations of witnesses severally taken and acknowledged on behalf of our Sovereign Lady the Queen touching the burning of the house of Michael O’Connor at the council chamber in the village of Lucan in the county of Middlesex on the Fifteenth day of April in the 43rd year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and Eighty.

[...] Bridget O’Connor of the Village of Lucan being sworn saith.

On Tuesday night of the 13th April [illegible] at about 10 o’clock p.m. on a night after my Brother Pat called and told me to get up that the house was on fire. I was in bed.

[...] I saw two men on the road dont know which way they were going or anything about them. [...]

Source: J.J. Talman Regional Collection, University of Western Ontario Archives, Donnelly Family Papers, B4877, File 54, Unknown, Witness Statements on Burning of O'Connor's House, April 16, 1880.

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