Deposition of Christopher Golburne

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

Date: 1642-01-13
Identifier: 813277r204


1641 Deposition Item Type Metadata

County: Kildare
Deposition Type: Dublin Original
Nature of Deposition: Apostacy, Robbery, Words
Commissioners: Roger Puttock, William Hitchcock
Deposition Transcription:

fol. 277r

A Note of such losses and damadges as I Christopher Golburne late of Newtowne in the County of Kildare Clark sworn saith Clerke hath sustained by That since the beginning of this present rebellion since the [ ] day of December Anno Domini 1641
Being duly examined and sworne upon the holy Evangelist he saith that since the 5t of Dec: last 1641 in the yeare aboue mentioned there was seased and taken away by the rebells the particulars underwritten of the goods of this deponent whereof they robbed him theis goods following vizt
Imprimis on sunday at night being the 5 of December
aforesaid ther was driven & stollen from his fearme neere the
Naas in the compty of Kildare 8 english cows and heyfers
heyfers which as he is credibly informed were and driven
to the howse of Maurice fits Gerrald of Allon
County Esquire
one of the knights of the Parliament
the some
being of the value of ----------------------------------------------------------------10 li.
<A> Item att or about the same time there was seased
of & stollen of & this deponent deprived of
his goods viz: corne and Hay in haggard by Oliver Wogan
eldest sonne of William Wogan of the Downings gent
to the value of -----------------------------------------------------------------------220 li.
Item he is dispossessed of 40 acres of beare and wheate
in ground to the value of -----------------------------------------------------------150 li.
Item saith that Maurice Eustace of Moylerstowne in Allon (as he credibly
is informed by a letter from Phillip fitz Gerrald brother
into Ma: fits Gerrald aforesaid) hath seased on 16 garrans
and colts of his this deponents and robbd him thereof worth valued att ----32 li.
Item three geldings and one saddle nagge of the v value of -------------------20 li.
<B> Item a brasse pan seased on by James Kerdiffe of
Kerdifstowne in the same County of the gent of the value of -----------------7 li.
Item on the jt of Decem: aforesaid I he this deponent left his servants in
trust with my his house in Ne wtowne aforesaid wherein were goods viz Caddows
beds brasse pewter and [ ] implements of husbandry belonging to husbandry
and such like of the value of whereof he is alsoe robbed and dispoiled ----13 li.
Item there is owing to him, by bonds for the profits of
the last harvest and other debts which Hee accounts as lost by
<710 li. present loss> reason all his debtors are in open rebellion the sume of 140 li.
Item he is deprived by this Rebellion of the meanes I he had by the church worth comunibus annis --------------------------------------------------------------------100 li.
<120 li. per annum> Item he is deprived alsoe of a lease of the tyths
which he had of Bally=ne=ghille from his
maiestie for 80 yeares yet to come or thereabouts the
<Jur 12o Jan: 16> to his damadge per annum ----------------------------------20 li.
In all amounting to the summ of 710 li. sterling
verte fol

fol. 277v

And further saith That about 6 weeks before the Rebellion begun he heard James Cusack of the Naas in the said County of Kildare <C> publiquely say: That before it were long he would see at the protestant mynisters goe all backwards
Christo: Golburne
Deposed before us
13 January 1641
Roger Puttocke
Will: Hitchcock

He further saith that As He [are] is credibly informed, and doth verily beleeue John Walsh of Castle=Dermot Clerke is turned from the profession of the true faith, and become one of the Romish religion
Christo: Golburne


fol. 278r

fol. 278v

10 9
Christofer Gosborne Com
Jur: 13. Jan 1641
Cert Intw
5 dec 1


Deponent Fullname: Christopher Golburne
Deponent Gender: Male
Deponent Occupation: Clerk
Deponent County of Residence: Kildare
Mentioned Non-Deponent Fullnames: Maurice fits Gerrald, Oliver Wogan, Maurice Eustace, James Kerdiffe, James Cusack, William Wogan, Phillip fitz Gerrald, John Walsh
Mentioned Non-Deponent Roles: Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Rebel, Mentioned, Mentioned, Apostate