Claim under Old Age Pensions Act
HLRO HL/PO/JO/10/10/415/218
HLRO HL/PO/JU/4/3/599


In the House of Lords.
ON APPEAL FROM HIS MAJESTY'S COURT OF
APPEAL IN IRELAND.
To the Right Honourable the House of Lords.
PETITION OF RIGHT.
The humble Petition and Appeal
OF
JOHN MURPHY, OF SPAWELL ROAD, WEXFORD, IN
THE COUNTRY OF WEXFORD, as Administrator of

Elizabeth Murphy, deceased.

 

YOUR PETITIONER HUMBLY PRAYS:-

That the Matter of the Order in the Schedule hereto may be reviewed before His Majesty the King in His Court of Parliament, and that the said Order may be reversed, varied or altered, or that the Petitioner may have such other relief in the premises as to His Majesty the King in His Court of Parliament may seem meet; and that His Majesty's Attorney General for Ireland for and on behalf of His Majesty may be ordered to lodge such printed cases as he may be advised and the circumstances of the cause may require in answer to this Appeal, and that service of such Order on the Solicitors in the cause of the said Respondent may be deemed good service.

[signature] Edmond Lipton
[signature] James Norman



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THE OLD AGE PENSIONS ACT, 1908.
Appendix.

CLAIM TO PENSION.

No. 1.
NOTE - Claims should not be made more than four months before the date on which the claimant will attain the age of seventy. Claim to Pension dated 26th October, 1908.


NOTE - "If for the purpose of obtaining or continuing an old age pension under this Act, either for himself or any other person, or for the purpose of obtaining or continuing an old age pension under this Act for himself or for any other person at a higher rate than that appropriate to the case, any person knowingly makes any false statement or false representation he shall be liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding six months with hard labour." (Old Age Pensions Act, 1908, section 9 (1).).

 

A 1. Full name of claimant - ELIZABETH MURPHY,  
  2. *Home address - Grahormack, Ballycogley, * The postal address in full of the claimant must be given.
Co. Wexford.
  3. Occupation - A labourer's wife.  
  4. Sex - Female.  
B 5. Are you single? Single.  
    or married?    
    or a widower or widow? Widow.  
C   If a married woman or a widow, what was your maiden name? Elizabeth Devereux.  
  6. Age, 71.  
    Date of birth - 1837.  
  7. † Place where born - Ballyrane, Killinick, Co. Wexford. † Give exact address if possible.
  8. Are you a British subject? Yes  
D 9. ‡ Have you lived in the United Kingdom for the whole of the last twenty years? Yes. ‡ If the claimant answers this question in the negative, he will not necessarily be disentitled to a pension.
   
   
    At what place or places did you live during those years? Thornville and Grahormack,Co. Wexford.  
E    
  10. How much have you coming in per week in money? Nothing.  
     
    What are your other means of subsistence (if any)? Little from children.  
     
F   Do you pay rent for the house or lodging in which you live? 6d. per week.  
     
         

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