CLOGHER UNION FARMING SOCIETY
The annual ploughing match of the above society was held at Killybrick [Aughnacloy, Carnteel Parish]], on the 17th inst. The day was very favourable, and, in consequence, there was a large and respectable attendance on the ground to witness the proceedings. Among the members we observed –
The Hon. and Very Rev. Dean MAUDE
Whitney MOUTRAY, Esq.
Wm. SCOTT, Esq., M.D.
Mr. John BRYAN
Mr. Thomas REID
Mr. Andrew RICHARDSON
Mr. John CRUMLEY
Mr. Samuel RICHEY
Mr. William SIMPSON
Mr. George KILPATRICK
Mr. James TODD
Rev. Wm. MOUTRAY; &c., &c.
Seventeen ploughs started at the appointed time, and all of them executed their work in a very creditable manner. – Whitney MOUTRAY, Esq., entertained the judges, committee and owners of ploughs competing, to an excellent dinner, after the proceedings had terminated.
The following are the prizes as awarded by the judges:
1st prize; Mr. Joseph TRIMBLE, Screeby – plough held by son
2nd: Mr. James BLAKELY, Prilisk – plough held by self
3rd: Mr. John STEWART, Prilisk – plough held by son
4th: Mr. Robert McCOY, Corbo – plough held by servant
5th: Mr. John LENDRUM, Broomhill – plough held by servant
6th: Mr. James SCOTT, Waring Bank – plough held by servant
7 th: Mr. James RAMSAY – plough held by servant
8th: Mrs Eliza CAMPBELL, Norchosay – plough held by son
9th: Mr. John McWILLIAMS, Tatradavnay – plough held by self
The judges were:
Mr. SLOAN, Gislaw
Mr. Fleming WILSON, Timpanay
Mr. Stewart REA, Ballinapottogue