§ MR. BLANE (Armagh, S.)
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, If Mrs. Berry, and her illegitimate son, James Brooks, have been inmates of the Armagh Workhouse since the appointment of David Brooks to the office of Master of that workhouse on the 5th instant; if David Brooks be the same person who was decreed, at the Easter Quarter Sessions held at Armagh, for the seduction of this woman Berry or Vallely; and, if so, whether the appointment of David Brooks as Master of the Armagh Workhouse will be confirmed?
§ THE PARLIAMENTARY UNDER SECRETARY (Colonel KING-HARMAN) (Kent, Isle of Thanet)
(who replied) said: Elizabeth Berry and her children were inmates of the Armagh Workhouse since the 5th instant; but they are not there at present. As regards the case of Brooks, the Local Government Board are in communication with the Board of Guardians on the subject.