Deposition of William Sowton

Collection: Bysse Depositions

Citation: TCD, 1641 Depositions Project, online transcript January 1970
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Dublin Core

Date: 1642-08-16
Identifier: 820170r139


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Waterford
Deposition Type: Bysse
Nature of Deposition: Arson, Killing, Robbery
Commissioners: James Wallis, Philip Bisse
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 170r

William Sowton of the towne of Cappaquin within the parish of & Barony of Cosemore & Cosbriyde and County of <in the the> Waterford glover (A brittish protestant) beinge duely sworen and examyned by vertue of &c deposeth and deposeth & saith That about the last of Aprill last past and since the begynynge of this present Rebellion here in he lost and was Robbed and forceablie dispoiled of his goods and chattles to the seuerall values ffowlowing e vizt value of 11 li. 6 s. 6 d.
Of Cowes heffers att Cappoquin aforesaid to the value of fiften pownds Seven pownds fifteen shillin g s Of skins & leather to the value of ffourtie shillings Of houshold goods and wearinge apparrell to the value of Twentie fvye shillings & sixe pence And he further saith that the last of Aprill last past when the Rebells attempted to take the towne of Cappoquin aforesaid Capt John Sherlock of Mottle in the said Countie gen and Capt Edmond ffennell of Clonmell in the Countie of Tipperarie gen and their souldiers whose names he knoweth not were the men that Robbed him of his goods & then burned his howse And [ ] murthered Richard Sowton his father Totall of this deponents losses amounteth to Eleven pownds sixe shillings & sixe pence & further he canot depose
William [mark] Sowtons mark
Jurat coram nobis 16o
Augusti 1642
Phil: Bisse
Jam: Wallis

fol. 170v

William Sowtons

Deponent Fullname: William Sowton
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Glover
Deponent County of Residence: Waterford
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Richard Sowton, John Sherlock, Edmond ffennell
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Victim, Rebel, Rebel